A Christmas Eve Pageant will be part of worship at the 6 p.m. worship service at Maple Grove United on Christmas Eve. There are a few speaking parts and a number of none speaking parts that need volunteers to take on the role. We are looking for a Mary and Joseph, shepherds, angels, two Narrators, and maybe some animals (or stuffed animals) such as donkey, sheep, cow, birds. There is a sign up sheet at the back of the sanctuary today.
The Caring Team of Maple Grove United reaches out to people in our church family and community in times of need for support, prayer, and encouragement. We do that through visitation, prayer, food delivery, prayer shawls, crosses, co-ordination of funeral and memorial services, lending medical and surgical equipment, and Christmas care baskets. The Team provides a “Shadow” for the minister at the conclusion of the Sunday services, accompany the minister at the Oakville hospital church services, and assist with the annual Memory Service held in Advent.
December 9, 2018
Seconds for Stewardship
Let us remember the gifts we have received from God, and in our turn become God’s giving hands in this world.
While our 2019 Stewardship campaign is officially closed, we still have only about half the Commitment cards collected compared to last year. For those of you who have made a pledge, we thank you! For those of you who have not yet made a pledge, please fill out a Commitment card and deposit it into the sealed box in the back foyer of the Church.
The Caring Team is in need of replenishing the freezer with casseroles and soups (enough to feed 2 to 4 people per serving)
Donations of baked muffins, loaves and cookies (please no nuts) would also be greatly appreciated.
When packaging, package well to prevent freezer burn as well as placing the made date of your donation and the list of ingredients.
Please place your donation in the freezer in the upstairs kitchen adding what you have made to the list on the side of the upstairs staff fridge.
Please consider contributing something from your family/cultural tradition!
Suggestions: Those with surnames beginning with the letters:
- A – M: Sandwiches or other “main course” items such as cheese & crackers, veggie plates, etc
- N – Z: Desserts – cookies, squares, fruit, etc.
Coffee, tea & cold drinks to be provided.… Read more After Service Potluck