Please join us for lunch and then a presentation by Jill Strapp of EDGE Consulting on the Loving Neighbour, Loving God Round Table sessions with the congregation and the community over the last year. Jill will be helping us interpret the results and consider how we can use the information in carrying out our mission and ministry at Maple Grove.
For the Potluck:
Families with Surnames beginning with
- A – L please bring sandwiches
- M –
… Read more Congregation Soup and Sandwich Potluck Sunday January 28th after worship.
This past year the world has become severely threatened by a nuclear weapons dispute between the United States of America and the Republic of North Korea. However, as long as nuclear weapons exist a major destruction of life on the planet is a real possibility because of deliberate use, accidental use, miscalculated use, or use of these weapons by terrorists through cyber hacking or illegal possession.
The Anglican Church of Canada supports Canada signing the 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which Canada has refused to sign.
… Read more Support the Banning of Nuclear Weapons
Our Restore Halton volunteers are helping another family.
They need the following. If you can donate any of these items please contact John Berg: email@example.com or 905-338-2713.
- 4 single bed frames and box spring
- 2 dressers
- 2 small study desks
- 2 coffee / end tables
- 2 wifi enabled laptops
- 1 partridge in a pear tree
Thank you all for thinking about this needy family.… Read more Restore Halton – Helping Community People
Kerr Street Mission Christmas Wonders & Beyond
We have collected 185 bags of groceries for our hungry neighbours at Kerr Street Mission. This was wonderful work by everyone who gave and worked behind the scenes
For more than fourteen years, KSM have operated “Christmas Wonders”, an outreach program that helps make Christmas more complete and joyous for families and individuals in the Kerr Street area of Oakville.
… Read more Kerr Street Mission – Christmas Wonders & Beyond
Do you secretly wish to be master of the sound system? If so, put that wish to work.
Let us know so we can spread the wealth of fun things to do.
Training included “at no extra cost”.
If you are interested in getting involved, contact the church office (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Liz Valentine (email@example.com)
Thank you, JC Berube… Read more Seeking Master for MGUC Sound System
COMMUNITY ROUND TABLE update:
On Tuesday, November 21st, Maple Grove held a very successful Community Round Table, hosting 24 people from 19 different Faith, School and Service Organizations. Including members of Maple Grove, a total of 37 people participated in this event. Everyone found the event a wonderful opportunity to share concerns/ideas about what is happening in our community today and in the future. It also allowed different groups to connect on ideas and possible collaborations with each other and with Maple Grove.
… Read more Community Round Table
Sunday November 12: As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations and Inspired by a suggestion from one of the members of our Koinonia Choir, that Maple Grove children host a brunch for their grandparents, the congregation is invited to join in a pot-lunch brunch following worship on Sunday, Nov 12. Both our children’s choirs will be featured in the worship service, which will celebrate the gifts that grandparents and all seniors are to us, and that we are to them.
… Read more Grandparents’ Day – November 12
Did you know that over 500,000 individuals participate in Messy Church around the world? Something that began in an Anglican church named St. Wilfrid’s in 2004 is now being enjoyed in more than 3,000 churches in 24 countries – and Maple Grove United Church is one of them.
Our very own Messy Church returns on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 5 p.m. The theme will be: “We Are God’s Temple!” and planning is already underway for another great session of singing,
… Read more Messy Church
Emergencies at Home and around the Globe
The United Church of Canada E-ssentials – September 8, 2017
Emergencies at Home and around the Globe
The United Church of Canada is monitoring several situations around the world where people are facing the effects of extreme weather events. Please join us in praying for those impacted by these events, our partners in the regions, and those who remain in harm’s way from approaching storms.
… Read more United Church of Canada – Relief Efforts
- University-trained instructor with 12 years of teaching experience offering lessons in piano, voice and music theory.
- Positive, relaxed atmosphere.
- Learn your favourite classical, jazz, rock and pop tunes at your own pace.
- All ages welcome!
Interested? Please contact:
Eran Rozen (B.Mus, M.Mus, A.R.C.T.)
… Read more Private Music Lessons at Maple Grove United Church