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Stewardship 2019 – 2020

Seconds for Stewardship – This year’s theme “Loving Our Neighbours”

We are called to be the Church:· 
  to celebrate God’s presence,· 
– to live with respect in Creation,·
– to love and serve others,· 
– to seek justice and resist evil,· 
– to proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen,·
– our judge and our hope.
Amen.—from A New Creed 

Our 2020 Stewardship campaign with the theme of “Loving Our Neighbours” is now underway! It is the time of the year when we raise awareness of the time,

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Poinsettia Sale 2019

POINSETTIA PICKUP is this Saturday at 1:30-3pm. You can pick up your poinsettias in the Friendship Room. They can also be picked up before and after the services, Sunday December 8 from the Friendship Room.

PS: Your new poinsettia plant loves warmed up cars.

Annual poinsettia fundraiser to support of the ongoing needs of the church community.  You have 2 weeks in November to place your orders by email or in person after services on November 3rd and 10th,

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Outreach Sunday – Chili

NOVEMBER 24, 2019, 10:30 A.M. TO 2 P.M.

WE WILL BE HOSTING, IN THE GYM, OUR ANNUAL CHILI ROOM:

A BOWL OF “CONGREGATION’S” FAMOUS CHILI – COST:

  • $5.00 (pay at the door or through the office)
  • (includes: chili, Cobs roll, beverage and dessert)

See you at 12 noon.

A SILENT AUCTION AND A CHRISTMAS BAKE TABLE

We will have the opportunities to purchase Christmas gifts and find out firsthand some of our Outreach community and beyond work.

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Maple Grove Fall Cleanup

JUDY LANG IS HEADING UP THE CHURCH FALL CLEAN UP!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

NOVEMBER 23 @ 9-12

‘Come out and help save the day!’

Sign up via: email, phone or signup sheets on the church bulletin board. Include your name and contact information or contact the church office: mguc@cogeco.net / 905-845-5721

EVERYONE CAN HELP! 
NO TASK TOO SMALL! 

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Notes on Notes: The Music of Fascist Italy

Saturday, November 9, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Maple Grove United Church

The Music of Fascist Italy:
Understanding the Inner Worlds of Composers

What would you do?
It is 1930s Italy during the brutal regime of the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.

You are a young composer whose livelihood depends upon the state’s acceptance of your compositions.

Come and discover the different responses of three young Italian composers, as music historian 

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“Bistro Nights”

 A series of reflection and exploration of the spirituality of some Canadian songwriters/singers. 

Surplus proceeds from these events will be handed over for Outreach or Property Improvement projects of our congregation.

  • Friday, October 25th, 7:30-10 p.m. —  The Spirituality of  Joni Mitchell.  
    • In the Friendship Room.  $10 donation
      • includes a free glass of wine or  non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Extra glasses of wine $5 each.

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