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LOVING GOD, LOVING NEIGHBOURHOOD – UPDATE

At the June 18th AGM, the congregation was updated on our progress of the United Churches’ Loving God, Loving Neighbourhood initiative. If you wish a copy of the update report from the AGM it is available from Dorothy Gartshore at gartshore.d@gmail.com. This initiative, which started with the Identity, Mission & Needs Analysis survey, focuses on strengthening the bond between individual United Churches and their surrounding communities.

What’s Next: As of June 25th we will have completed our Table Talk sessions.

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Loving God, Loving Neighborhood Special Drop-in Table Talk Session

When: Wednesday June 14th, anytime between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Friendship room at Maple Grove United Church

Who Should Attend: Anyone who wants a say in the future of Maple Grove. We especially want to see teenagers, young adults and those who have not been able to attend worship on a consistent basis.

What Will Happen: A facilitator/recorder will ask a few questions, based on the needs uncovered in our recent United Church survey.… Read more Loving God, Loving Neighborhood Special Drop-in Table Talk Session

Famine Relief Fund – Canadian Government Matches

To find out how to donate, click on the link below:

http://www.united-church.ca/news/government-matching-donations-extreme-hunger-appeal 

Through its Famine Relief Fund, the Canadian government will set aside one dollar for every eligible dollar donated to the Extreme Hunger Appeal from March 17 until June 30, 2017. Eligible gifts to the United Church must meet the criteria established by the Government of Canada. Watch for more information to be posted here.

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Honouring Jim and Maureen Campbell on the 60th Anniversary of Ordination

Maple Grove United Church recognizes of The Rev. Dr. James and Maureen Campbell on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Jim’s ordination and the beginning of their ministries. 

On the occasion of Rev. Jim Campbell receiving his honorary doctorate, the speech given by Rev. Dr. Morar Murray-Hayes

Several years ago, I got a phone call from Jim Campbell.  Not a surprise, since we have met for lunch periodically for many years.  But his words were a surprise.  

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“Golfing Grovers” Tournament

 

Great News!

The ‘Golfing Grovers’ registration form is now available to download below

‘Golfing Grovers’ registration form

This year, our fifth, not quite annual, golf tournament will take place on
Monday, June 12, 2017 at Trafalgar Golf and Country Club,
starting at 11:30 am

Don’t Golf? No Problem.
Come on out and enjoy the camaraderie on the clubhouse deck,

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HALTON INTERFAITH PEACE CAMP

August 21-25, 2017 

  • An all-day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) day camp
  • inviting children of all faiths from Grades 1-8
  • to experience fun learning, crafts, games
  • and day-trips to various houses of worship in Halton Region.
  • Space will be limited for this landmark event.
  • More information coming soon: contact

Andy King: aking10@cogeco.ca for further details.

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