volunteering

Spring Outdoor Clean-Up, 2018

WE NEED HELP WITH THE ANNUAL

SPRING OUTDOOR CLEANUP

Saturday, May 5, 2018

(Students: EARN VOLUNTEER HOURS)

Join us for fresh air, fellowship and fun

9 am to 12:00 noon

We want to make the Maple Grove property beautiful!

BRING YOUR RAKES, GLOVES AND SMILE
Refreshments provided.
MUFFIN AND FRUIT DONATIONS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

Email Church Office:
mguc@cogeco.net or
call: 905-845-5721
to sign up for your volunteer hours
RAIN DATE:
SATURDAY MAY 26,… Read more Spring Outdoor Clean-Up, 2018

THE JENNY AWARD

This is a special monetary award made possible by the family of a young woman from this congregation who died.

The award is available to a young person attending high school in Oakville during the year of application. The goal of the award is to give a student an opportunity to further develop themselves personally, in leadership and spiritual growth. Applicants must demonstrate their contribution to the life of the congregation through their activity and involvement in the church; demonstrate how their use of the award will contribute to their personal growth and development;

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RESTORE HALTON

Update on refugee family who has a child with cancer
The father now has a vehicle and drivers licence but he is NOT CAPABLE YET for driving into Toronto. Therefore when the Wheels of Hope is not available we will still need volunteers to help out getting them to H.S.C. I want to thank those that stepped up so far. The family really appreciate the help. If there are other volunteers now the weather is improving please get in touch with Brenda Lewis through the church office at 905-845-5721,… Read more RESTORE HALTON

Messy Church – Help Needed

Our next Messy Church program takes place

Saturday, March 3, from 5 to 7 p.m.

All ages are invited to take part in the fun of the Bible story, crafts and a great meal together. However, we can’t do Messy Church without volunteers! And right now, we need volunteers to help in the kitchen and at the craft tables, for both the March and April Messy Church. Please let Andy King know if you can help out.

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Out of the Cold – 2018


Bruce Tanaka, Andy King and the youth will be    volunteering at Out of the Cold February 16, 2018. 

They are asking if the congregation wishes to support this mission through donations. Here is the list of needs:

  • Gently Used Clothing:
  • Men’s jeans
  • hoodies, sweatshirts
  • sweat pants
  • t-shirts and long sleeved tops
  • winter coats for both men and women
  • warm gloves for men and women
  • sturdy winter boots for men and women (no dress boots)
  • trial size soaps and shampoos

If you are inclined to purchase new items:

  • underwear,

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Restore Halton – Helping Community People

Our Restore Halton volunteers are helping another family.
 
They need the following. If you can donate any of these items please contact John Berg: jgberg@cogeco.ca 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

LOVING GOD, LOVING NEIGHBOURHOOD – UPDATE

At the June 18th AGM, the congregation was updated on our progress of the United Churches’ Loving God, Loving Neighbourhood initiative. If you wish a copy of the update report from the AGM it is available from Dorothy Gartshore at gartshore.d@gmail.com. This initiative, which started with the Identity, Mission & Needs Analysis survey, focuses on strengthening the bond between individual United Churches and their surrounding communities.

What’s Next: As of June 25th we will have completed our Table Talk sessions.

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