Events

A Celebratory Pot Luck Lunch for Stewardship!

Help celebrate our gifts of Time, Talent and Treasure for the 2019/2020 year! To mark the end of our Stewardship campaign and to provide a bit of a social gathering, we are having a Potluck lunch to be held Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. (after worship)
We would ask everyone to bring something from your family or cultural tradition. As a suggestion, we propose that
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New Minister Process

Congregational Meeting: Sunday, November 17that 10 a.m. (between services of worship)
Maple Grove United congregation is called to meet at this time to consider the Living Faith Story document and attending demographic information for approval. This is a necessary step in the process of issuing a call to a new minister If the Faith Story is approved, a regional representative will work with an appointed Search Team to create a job description, and conduct a search for a new minister.

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Our Changing Climate – Oakville Meeting

Fellow Climate Activists, Mayor Burton and Oakville Town Council 

Pauline Watson and I are Climate Reality Leaders trained by Al Gore.  For one full 24-hour period, Climate Reality Leaders are holding public conversations on our changing climate worldwide and we are participating.  

WHEN: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 2-4 pm or 7-9 pm

WHERE:  Oakville Town Hall, Palermo Room, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 (Thank-you to Councillor Dave Gittings and Mayor Rob Burton)

WHO: 

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CHRISTMAS URN CREATION WORKSHOP

NOVEMBER 16 @1:30 pm @ Maple Grove United Church 

Are you looking to make a Christmas Urn to welcome guests over the holidays?  MGUC Outreach Committee will be hosting a Christmas Urn Workshop headed up by our own Sheelagh Rowland (certified florist arranger and part of the Oakville Horticulture Society) Sheelagh will guide us to make our own beautiful creations.  

DON’T WANT TO MAKE ONE FOR YOURSELF?! No Worries! Come out and join in the fun! Make a creation to be sold at the Outreach Sunday for our Chili room and Christmas Fundraiser.

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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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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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