Announcements: August 4, 2019

Announcements

Congregational Life

For the summer, lemonade will be served following the service.  It’s easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy so please sign up on the sheet provided.

Confidential Prayer Request Cards (provided by the Prayer Circle) can be submitted in the locked wooden box at the back of the GJR.

Next meeting                                      Sunday, September 22

Community Life

VBS Blast from the Past!          August 6 to 9 (9:00 – 12:00)

Ages: JK to Grade 6                Cost: $25 or $60 (family of 3+)

Registration forms are available at the church and online.

VBS Leader Snacks                                                                   

We are looking for people to supply snacks for our VBS Leaders. If you can supply muffins, cake, cheese tray or fruit tray for any of the four days, please tell Joan C or Tina Z.

 

Bible Study                                    Wednesdays @ 10:30 AM

Beginning September 4, Brad will host a weekly Bible study where we will explore the upcoming Sunday’s scripture lesson from a historical, theological, and personal perspective. All are welcome.

THANK YOU to everyone who provided recycled items to VBS!  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Governance & Support

THANK YOU to everyone for your generosity! The operating deficit as of June 30, 2019 is $41,131.  This is better than this time last year ($54,964).

 

THANK YOU to the volunteers who braved the heat and humidity to trim the trees & bushes, pull weeds, and clean up around the church.  Everything looks great!

Community Partners

Salvation Army

September is soon approaching and the Salvation Army needs the following for their Back to School program: small blunt scissors for young kids and backpacks for high school boys & girls

 

Strathroy Food Bank

The Food Bank needs the following items: canned vegetables, canned fruit, juice (1 L) and canned meat.

 

VON Supportive Care & Bereavement Services

VON Middlesex is offering an 8-week closed support group for those grieving the death of a loved one startingSeptember 9. See poster by the Maria entrance for details.