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Community Round Table

COMMUNITY ROUND TABLE update:

On Tuesday, November 21st, Maple Grove held a very successful Community Round Table, hosting 24 people from 19 different Faith, School and Service Organizations. Including members of Maple Grove, a total of 37 people participated in this event. Everyone found the event a wonderful opportunity to share concerns/ideas about what is happening in our community today and in the future. It also allowed different groups to connect on ideas and possible collaborations with each other and with Maple Grove.

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Kerr Street Mission Food Bank Drive at Maple Grove

 

KERR STREET MISSION FOOD BANK DRIVE

Maple Grove United Church would like to ask for your assistance to support the Kerr Street Mission Food Bank.

We are looking to fill 200 bags for Kerr Street Mission Food Bank for Christmas.

By October 12 – We have donated 42 BAGS – 158 TO GO!

We will be sponsoring the food drive until December 22,

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PRAYER SHAWL SALE RETURNS

For the fourth consecutive year you will have an opportunity to shop early for some handmade Christmas gifts and decorations, all made by the ladies of Prayer Shawl Ministry.
You will find us Sunday, November 5, 2017 in the gym after the 9:00 am and 10:30 am services.
Enjoy a little coffee with your shopping!

All proceeds will go toward the kitchen renovation fund. Cash or cheque only

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Grandparents’ Day – November 12

Sunday November 12: As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations and Inspired by a suggestion from one of the members of our Koinonia Choir, that Maple Grove children host a brunch for their grandparents, the congregation is invited to join in a pot-lunch brunch following worship on Sunday, Nov 12. Both our children’s choirs will be featured in the worship service, which will celebrate the gifts that grandparents and all seniors are to us, and that we are to them.

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Seconds for Stewardship – This year’s theme “We Sing Thanksgiving”

Seconds for Stewardship – This year’s theme “We Sing Thanksgiving”

Our worship is filled with scripture, music, and story about God’s generosity and our response: thanksgiving! We believe that we are called as individuals, families, congregations and a denomination to follow in the way of Jesus to bring about a world of justice and peace.

Over the coming weeks we will focus on how we sing thanksgiving by supporting God’s mission.

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MGUC Outreach Committee – Help Community Living Clients

The Outreach Committee is asking for your help to support two young men who are clients of Community Living and who are on Crisis Funding because their families cannot afford to pay for the support of the day programs that make it possible for them to continue to live at home. Here is an exerpt from the request that we received from Alexandra Hayes, who works for Community Living:

“The day program allows these boys to have experiences in the community,

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Successful Receptions at Maple Grove

THANK YOU! After two successful receptions in the past two weeks the work of the women and men of the congregation I really want to thank everyone for their donations and hard work.

Without all of the contributions of the participants during these events, they would not have such positive appreciation from the family. We always have a wonderful expression of gratitude from the families that we assist.

Thank you again,

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Messy Church

Did you know that over 500,000 individuals participate in Messy Church around the world? Something that began in an Anglican church named St. Wilfrid’s in 2004 is now being enjoyed in more than 3,000 churches in 24 countries – and Maple Grove United Church is one of them.

Our very own Messy Church returns on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 5 p.m. The theme will be: “We Are God’s Temple!” and planning is already underway for another great session of singing,

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