Stewardship

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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Stewardship 2019 – 2020

Seconds for Stewardship – This year’s theme “Loving Our Neighbours”

We are called to be the Church:· 
  to celebrate God’s presence,· 
– to live with respect in Creation,·
– to love and serve others,· 
– to seek justice and resist evil,· 
– to proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen,·
– our judge and our hope.
Amen.—from A New Creed 

Our 2020 Stewardship campaign with the theme of “Loving Our Neighbours” is now underway! It is the time of the year when we raise awareness of the time,

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Poinsettia Sale 2019

Annual poinsettia fundraiser to support of the ongoing needs of the church community.  You have 2 weeks in November to place your orders by email or in person after services on November 3rd and 10th, 2019. 

Orders can be placed by:  

  • Calling or emailing Patty Wanless at 845-2229, hpwanless@gmail.com or Pam Okihiro at pokihiro@gmail.com
  • Completing an order form in the Pews News or website
  • Visiting us in the lobby after the services

The final date to order is Sunday 

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Maple Grove Fall Cleanup

JUDY LANG IS HEADING UP THE CHURCH FALL CLEAN UP!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

NOVEMBER 16 @ 9-12

RAIN DATE: NOVEMBER 23th

‘Come out and help save the day!’

Sign up via: email, phone or signup sheets on the church bulletin board. Include your name and contact information or contact the church office: mguc@cogeco.net / 905-845-5721

EVERYONE CAN HELP! 

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“He’ll Always be my Dad”

Chrissy Lilly has written and published a hard cover book and the second printing is nowavailable. It is a story of two little girls, who very suddenly lost their father; and through their grief, asking questions, trying to come to terms with the unfairness of it all, and learning with guidance from their mom that, no matter what, he will always be their dad! 

The Lighthouse Centre for Grieving Children greatly supported and guided the family through their grief.

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Help A Yezedi Family

Request for Help for Yezedi Family – Request over after an extremely successful response. September, 2019. Reported by Sandra Onufryk

$6591 was raised to help the Yezedi mother and daughter who were both held captive by ISIS. Although the mother had been released about two years ago the daughter remained in captivity until late spring. Mother and daughter were reunited in a Jordanian refugee camp that the mother hurried to as soon as she realized her daughter was in the camp.

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