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Dedication Hymn Sing Results – 2020

Thank You, thank you everyone who participated! You made our Dedication Hymn Sing the most spiritual and uplifting one to date.

We truly did celebrate God’s presence in our lives through song. We also raised $2500.00 towards the cost of our parking lot paving. A double blessing indeed!

Dorothy Gartshore – Chair of Membership

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Ron Dodge

Ron Dodge, beloved husband of Cathy Dodge Smith, died suddenly and peacefully on Jan. 27th at their winter home in Florida. Ron has been a long-time member of MGUC, wearing many hats including Chair of Council, Chair of Pastoral Needs Assessment Committee, and singing in the choir. His MGUC friends refer to him as a kind, wise, gentle soul with a twinkle in his eye and a song in his heart. He will be greatly missed by Cathy, his sister Liz Webster, and his loving extended family.

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Biblical 2020

Biblical “2020”: a 3-part Bible study with Andy King – Wednesdays Feb. 12 and 26 and March 4. – 7:00 PM in the Chapel
In a recent speech to the staff of The New York Times, publisher A. G. Sulzberger declared that of all the trends that made news in the 2010s, there were three that he believes will continue to have an impact, not just for this year or the decade ahead, but “for generations to come”.… Read more Biblical 2020

Chinese New Year Celebration at Maple Grove Cancelled

As a result of the unknown risks resulting from the current coronavirus outbreak originating in China, our Chinese neighbours have decided to cancel the Chinese New Year celebration scheduled to be held at Maple Grove United Church on Saturday, January 25. 
We understand and support this decision and take this opportunity to wish our neighbours continued good health and prosperity in the coming Year of the Rat.

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Shirley Finlay

We are saddened to let you know that Shirley Finlay passed away January 16, 2020. She was one of our founding members at Maple Grove and supported Maple Grove United Church for 60 years. We are sending Bill and his family our prayers and condolences.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 28th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Glen Oaks Funeral Home, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, ON. 

Shirley’s funeral will follow on Wednesday, January 29th at 3 p.m.

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Dedication Hymn Service, February 09, 2020 – Update

Sunday January 19th will be the last day to submit the names of your favorite hymns. You can do so by either filling out the Handy Communicator found in the pews or by sending your list via e-mail to Dorothy Gartshore at gartshore.d@gmail.com. The most requested hymns will be incorporated into our worship service.

Please watch the pew and e-news for more updates concerning hymn dedication and special performances.

Help us celebrate God’s presence in our lives through song.

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2020, One Service at 10:00

FROM THE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Come the New Year there will only be one Sunday Service at 10 A.M.

Members of the congregation may no longer know everyone or remember
everyone’s name. You can help with that by WEARING YOUR NAME TAG!

If you don’t currently have a Name Tag, please sign the list placed on the Membership Table. It’s at the bottom of the stairs beside the back door. Your new Name Tag will be ready for you the following week.

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“Bistro Nights”

 A series of reflection and exploration of the spirituality of some Canadian songwriters/singers. 

Surplus proceeds from these events will be handed over for Outreach or Property Improvement projects of our congregation.

  • Friday, October 25th, 7:30-10 p.m. —  The Spirituality of  Joni Mitchell.  
    • In the Friendship Room.  $10 donation
      • includes a free glass of wine or  non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Extra glasses of wine $5 each.

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