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Princess Margaret Home Lottery Parking

Once again the Princess Margaret Home Lottery will be renting a large portion of our parking lot starting this week through until end of November.

These parking areas are in effect during these hours:
Monday – Friday 5-8pm
Saturday and Sunday and Holidays 1pm – 6pm.

On the sketch, the blue portion represents their allocated parking spaces and the pink portion represents ours and this includes our daycare, other renters, Scouts, anyone visiting the church, etc. The sketch represents the same allocated areas as last year.

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58th Annual MGUC Fertilizer Sale – Ongoing Savings

Green Horizons BIG YELLOW BAG of Soil or Mulch.
If you’re in need of soil for top dressing or building up garden beds, or mulch for your gardens, Green Horizons offers the best quality soil and mulch delivered right to your home. Until June 30th 2018, when you order on line or by phone, and you quote the Maple Grove United Church Loyalty/Promo code, Green Horizons will pay a portion of the proceeds to Maple Grove United Church. How easy is that to get great products,… Read more 58th Annual MGUC Fertilizer Sale – Ongoing Savings

Update From MGUC Music Director Search Committee

The Search Committee and M&P are pleased to announce that we have hired a new Music Director. Deborah Henry will assume the position in mid August.

Deborah comes to us with several degrees in Music, experience in leading church choirs in Oakville, and as a founder and leader of a community choir in Milton as well as teaching piano and university courses in music.  She is enthusiastic and energetic about sharing her passion for music with youth and adult choristers.

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Interim Minister

We now seem to have jumped through all the hoops and we can joyfully look forward to welcoming Rev. Harry L. Disher as our Intentional Interim Minister on August 15th. He is just finishing a similar assignment with Marshall Memorial United Church in Ancaster.

It is one part of the Interim Minister’s task, with the rest of the Transition Team, to help the Congregation face the changes that are inevitable after a minister has been with a church for 31 years, and prepare us for our next “permanent”… Read more Interim Minister

The Men’s Breakfast

Summer 2018
Men’s Breakfast   Note:  There will be no Men’s Breakfast meetings in July or August.  We begin our 2018-2019 year September 12th, 2018.   We will meet 8:00 AM at the Fifties Diner, 649 Fourth Line, Oakville, SE corner of Fourth Line and Speers Road. An email will be sent in advance to all current members and posted for interested new members.   For more information please contact the church office at:  905-845-5721 or email: mguc@cogeco.net

The Men’s Breakfast:   Our last Breakfast for the 2017-2018 year will be June 13th and we will close with a presentation from United Way. … Read more The Men’s Breakfast

Gospel Music: Thanks to Dan Hynek!

PLEASE COME OUT AND CELEBRATE

 
 SUNDAY – MAY 27th at 10 a.m.

 
Honouring 
 
Daniel Hynek’S WONDERFUL LAST 6 YEARS WITH US 
AS OUR CHOIR DIRECTOR !

“THE AMAZING MUSIC OF MAPLE GROVE UNITED CHURCH”
 
Bell Choir
Cherub Choir
Koinonia Choir
40-voice expanded Chancel Choir
11 piece Pro-Horn Band
 
WE WILL BE DOING SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE BIG BAND GOSPEL MUSIC !Read more Gospel Music: Thanks to Dan Hynek!

Helping Refugees

The Aboalagal family arrived at 9 pm on Tuesday night! Everyone is healthy and happy to be in Canada with their sister and her family who live in Clearview. Just to remind you almost 3 years ago the sister who immigrated to Canada over 17 years ago approached the church to help her brother and his wife and two daughters ( 8 and 3 1/2) to come as refugees. The sister paid all the money in advance for the sponsorship and will have them live with her until we find a suitable rental unit.

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Gifts for Lake Scugog Camp

Request from Lake Scugog Camp

Lake Scugog Camp, one of over fifty United Church camps across Canada, caters especially to inner city, underprivileged children from the Greater Toronto area. Maple Grove has supported this camp for many years financially and in staffing the health clinic and as teen counsellors.

Two of the weeklong sessions each summer are for single moms and their children, allowing them to have a safe and enjoyable vacation together.

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