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IMNA Survey Results

 

IMNA Survey Results
Thank you to all our church members who stayed after services last Sunday to listen to the IMNA results presentation. Based on the number of bodies in the pews it’s obvious that this was of great interest to the congregation. Here is a quick summary of the results:

  • We feel connected to our church, with strong ties to both Maple Grove and the United Church in general.

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Scouting

Maple Grove United Church is proud to sponsor the 4th Trafalgar Scout Troup.

There are different scout groups that cater to the different ages of boys and girls that meet at the church through the week.

  • Monday:  Rangers at 7:00pm – ages 15-17
  • Tuesday:  Algonquin Cub Pack at 7:00 pm – ages 8-10
  • Thursday: Mohawk Cub Pack at 7:00 pm – ages 8-10

*Monthly Monday: Venturers at 7:00 pm –

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Andy King’s Blog

This week Andy King’s poetry website surpassed 100 000 views! Through Andy’s ministry, so many have been enriched spiritually, and through the many ministers who, like I, have been including Andy’s poetry in our worship services regularly, Andy’s ministry has reached many thousands of worshippers.

Check out his blog at
https://earth2earth.wordpress.com/

Such a great gift to Christians globally! Thank you, Andy.
Rev. Morar

Here’s an example:

WAITING AT THE WELL
(John 4: 5-42)

How often have I come here,

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Voices of the Prophets – A Multi-faith program for adults

To download a printable file of the study materials

click here – Voices of the Prophets

An Animated Aid to Bible Study
Whether for the Voices of the Prophets or other reasons, we need all the help we can get. The Bible Project ( link The Bible Project) is working to give us short entries of 5 – 7 minutes of animated guidance. The following is a link to the completed segments on YouTube: Bible Project Videos on YouTube

Sign up to the Voices of the Prophets Sessions
by emailing Maple Grove United Church: mguc@cogeco.net

Rabbi Stephen Wise
Shaarei-Beth El Congregation
186 Morrison Rd.… Read more Voices of the Prophets – A Multi-faith program for adults

Sermon Series – Misereor – Hunger Cloth

Misereor – Hunger Cloth

This creation of the Haitian artist Jacques-Richard Chéry belongs to Maple Grove United Church. It will be the inspiration for a series of sermons exploring who Christ is for our world today. Join us over the next several weeks to reflect on the intersection of scripture, art and your own life.

Blessings, Morar

April 9: Palm / Passion Sunday;
Rev. Dr. Morar Murray-Hayes

Crucifixion / Tree of Life

April 2: Blessed Assurance

“I Come to the Garden Alone”… Read more Sermon Series – Misereor – Hunger Cloth

Why Attend Maple Grove’s 9:00 a.m. Service

Maple Grove has two services for most fall, winter, and spring Sundays, one at 9:00 a.m. and another zt 10:30. The 9:00 service attendees have recently described the importance of their time slot.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Worship at Maple Grove at 9.00 am
With input from nearly all the members of the 9am service, we appreciate the opportunity to express our thoughts about Worship in The Grove at the early service.

  1. We are the dress rehearsal for the 10:30 service: a shorter quieter version.

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RESTORE HALTON – An opportunity for Maple Grovers to extend the hand of friendship to those in need

There are a surprising number of individuals and families in crisis in Halton. Their physical and financial needs can be adequately handled by government and community resources. What they need is the care and love of neighbours that can help mentor them through difficult times that could be the result of an illness, a marriage breakdown or loss of a job or business. The point is that some of our neighbours need a friend.

They need you to help them get through this difficult time by providing guidance and encouragement.

Read more RESTORE HALTON – An opportunity for Maple Grovers to extend the hand of friendship to those in need