Weekly Announcements: April 28, 2019 – Camping Sunday

Good Afternoon Everyone

It seems like Spring is finally here and I hope all of you had a Joyous Easter weekend.

This Sunday is Camp Sunday and we have a guest speaker coming to update us on Camp Kee Mo Kee

This is also the Sunday that your Lenten Coins can be brought in to the church. Coin, bills, cheques …..whatever form you wish to bring them in will be Gratefully accepted.

Below are the announcements in this weeks bulletin.

Have a wonderful day!


Flowers in the Sanctuary this morning are in loving memory of our parents Harry and Win Ford  from David and Mary and Don and Anne and Families.



Needed:The Funeral Lunch team are in need of sandwich makers for their call list. If you are able to willing to have your name added to this list  please  call  Marlene Dorrestyn at 519-245-2335.





Retirement Celebrations:


            Please join us on May 26th between 2:00-4:00pm for

an Open House and celebration of Dianne Dixon’s retirement.


        Please join us on Sunday, June 9th immediately

        following the service as we say good-bye to Rev. Abiel  and Caroline.





Church Administrators position has been advertised, if you or anyone you know may be interested in the position please visitIndeed.com to apply.






–        Movie Afternoon Sunday May 19 following Soup n      Roll Lunch -2 movies -Adult and Children’s

–        VBS   for August 6-9 this Summer.  Stay Tuned!



Victorian Tea

Strathroy United Church

131 Front St, Strathroy

Thursday May 9, 2019

   2:00 p.m.

Proceeds to Strathroy

United Church

General Fund         $12.00  


Advance tickets only!



The Prayer circle group have supplied Prayer Request Cards that are completely confidential. At the back of the GJR you will find a locked wooden box with a slot for cards.

Family Prayers

This Sunday we ask you to pray for  Evelyn Bryant.

Please keep Lawrence, Sheila and Norma Greenslade in your prayers and they move forward without their son and husband, David in their lives.

His celebration of life will be announced when the information is available.




          Our General Fund needs a boost and Patti encouraged the congregation at our annual meeting to be thinking of some fun Fund raisers for 2019.

We appreciate all who donate their gifts of time,  treasure, and talents.

Financials to the end of March are available at the back of the Sanctuary.







140th Anniversary ‘Gratitude’ – for where we have been and where we are going.  Please join us on Sunday May 05 at 10:00 a.m. to help us celebrate 140 years . We have Rev. Chris Fickling, Rev Anne Beattie-Stokes, Rev. Abiel, special music by Tyler Kennedy and a choir number. We are asking you to invite friends, family and any past members to come as well. We are looking for past choir members, or any persons wanting to join the choir for the  ‘singing’ on that day. There will be 1 practice on Thurs. May 02 at 7:00 p.m.  There are

‘sign up’ sheets in the GJR to enable us to tally numbers for the ‘hot lunch’(free will offering) to follow the service.

You don’t want to miss it.!!!!!!!

Any questions please feel free to contact us at 519 245 0989.

Church Office Hours for May and June

The office will be open on

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

9:00 to 4:00


                                                                                      Here at Strathroy UC.   Grades 6-7

Dianne Dixon

Office Administrator for

Strathroy United Church