Request for Help for Yezedi Family
Please help by writing a cheque to Maple Grove United Church and indicating that it is for the Yezedi family.
You have heard from Katy and me before. We have asked you to help us help others and you did. However, every so often a case so terrible comes to our attention that we feel the need to make another special plea. This is the case of an 11 year old Yezedi girl called Waifi.
… Read more Help A Yezedi Family
Andy is looking for some volunteers for Thursday August 1 to make a vegetarian lunch (e.g., mac and cheese, plus dessert) for 20 children and 15 adults. The Peace Camp will arrive for 10:30 a.m. and leave around 12:30 p.m. If you can help, contact Andy: firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office: 905-845-5721
Andy is also requesting a couple of large picnic coolers to use for the week for the Peace Camp. The Peace Camp is from July 29 to August 2.
… Read more HALTON INTERFAITH PEACE CAMP – July 29 – August 2!
The families that we help and support through our church often visit Safetynet Children and Youth services which assist families with clothing, diapers, furniture, household items, bicycles, tutoring and music.
They rely on community donations to provide free items and services to financially disadvantaged families.
You can help by donating furniture, clothing, and household goods to them. Drop off boxes are at 1317 Speers Road. Drop in to see their facility. You will be quite impressed with the wonderful work this organization does –
… Read more NeighbourCare, 2019
Asset Mapping Workshop
The Transition Team invites you to participate in this insightful and energizing exercise on Sunday June 9th after morning worship. It will take only an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes.
We will work together to name and collate the personal and tangible assets we have available to us as we undertake Ministry and Mission.
We will see if there are any short- or long-term action plans we can put into place now as we prepare for the future God has in mind for us.
… Read more Asset Mapping
Did you know that 12.4% of children in Oakville live below the poverty line?
As fun and exciting summer camp can be – for so many of our families,
camp fees are beyond their budget and they can’t afford to send their
children to camp. Although we offer subsidized fees, the actual cost per
child is much more. However, we are excited about our 2019 summer
camp programming and would like to be able to bless our children with a memorable camp experience –
… Read more Kerr Street Mission, 2019
Called to be the Church: Loving Our Neighbours!
It has been some months since our Stewardship campaign has ended and we thank all members of the congregation who have made their commitment to the Church for this year.
Mission is all around us!
Please remember the Church during our offerings today.
We are still looking for contributions of time, talent and treasure to the Church for this year and would appreciate any contribution that is in you to give.
… Read more Seconds for Stewardship – Good News! We have gifts to share!
Green Horizons: If you are going to buy bulk soil or mulch in the Big Yellow Bag any time before June 30th, please use our Loyalty/Promo Code TMGUC9when you call your order in by phone or place your order online. Green Horizons will make a donation to the church for every order quoting our Loyalty/Promo Code. And now you can also save $10.00 if you place your order before May 15th. Thank you for your support!
… Read more Fertilizer 2019 – Support Maple Grove United Church
Once again, we are requesting donations of small articles, such as soaps, shampoos (hotel and resort items welcome!) photo size picture frames, children’s or adults books, regifted items, jewelry, playing cards, anything is acceptable!
MGUC has long supported this United Church summer camp for inner city children and CAS referrals.
The difference among other camps is the two sessions offered to single moms and their children. Some of these women come directly from shelters. The camp offers a week long opportunity to spend safe and quality time with each other and with their children.
… Read more Request for Lake Scugog Camp