Weekly Announcements: Janury 12, 2020

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Week at a Glance
Sunday, January 12
10:00am  Worship & Children’s Worship
11:30am  Community Life Meeting
Monday, January 13
  7:00pm  Finance Meeting
Tuesday, January 14
  6:00pm  Guides Groups
Wednesday, January 15
10:30am  Bible Study Group
7:00pm  Strathroy Friendly Group
Thursday, January 16
  7:15pm  Senior Choir
Sunday, January 19
10:00am  Worship & Children’s Worship
11:00am  Soup & Roll Sunday
worship ministry
Prayer List. You can add names to the Prayers of the People during Sunday worship by adding a name to the prayer list book on the usher table. Please include a first name only and Brad will read the list of names for prayer during the worship service.
fellowship ministry
Hospital Visits. Please help Brad to know when you or your loved one is in hospital by calling the office at 519.245.0276
M&S Soup Sunday. The next M&S Soup Sunday is January 19. If you can contribute a pot of soup, please contact Tina Zimmermann (519-245-0304).  All are welcome to contribute and to attend – free will offering goes towards our M&S fund.
Pastoral Emergencies. Brad can be reached outside of office hours at 519.330.0074 for crisis care (deaths, hospitalizations). Please contact the church office for administrative matters.
Prayer Group. Would you be able to hold fellow members in daily prayer? We would love to have you join our group. We have very few meetings and communicate via email when a need arises. Please contact Tina Zimmermann (519.245.0304) if you would like to join this ministry.
Prayer Requests. Prayer request cards are available at the back of the sanctuary and may be put into the Prayer Box. All requests are kept confidential and included in daily prayer.
outreach ministry
Community Life Meeting. The next Community Life meeting will be Sunday, January 12 at 11:30am.
Compassionate Funds Needed. We are asking the congregation for assistance in replenishing our Compassionate Fund so that we can purchase additional grocery cards.  Thank you in advance for your generosity and support!
Dinner for Young Families. On Friday, January 24 at 6:00pm, come and enjoy a meal, board games, and more. We are also asking for potluck donations from the congregation. Please RSVP with Tina Zimmermann (519.245.0304) or contact the office (519.245.0276)
Thank You. The team at the Women’s Rural Resource Centre expresses their heartfelt thanks for the feminine hygiene products they received as a result of the Fill A Bag Advent project. Thank you again to all who contributed!
teaching ministry
Children’s Worship. Our children’s worship program needs volunteers to lead and assist Sunday activities. Training is available. To learn more, please contact Johanna Richards (519.245.3469) or Brad Morrison.
Kids Club. The next Kids Club will be Sunday, January 19 at 1:00pm. We will be having a pajamas/onesies day to make up for December’s cancellation! This group is open to any child in JK up to Grade 5. There is no cost, but registration is required.  Please contact Kaeleigh Berdan (kaeleighb13@hotmail.com) to register.
Youth Night. The next Youth Night is scheduled for Friday, January 17 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Come out for games, snacks, friends, community, and a great time! Open to youth in grades 6 to 12. Please contact Kaeleigh Berdan via email (kaeleighb13@hotmail.com) to register or to learn more information.
governance & support
2020 Envelopes. The 2020 envelopes are ready! Please make arrangements with the office at 519.245.0276 to schedule a time for pick up during the week.
Church Council Meeting. The next Church Council meeting will be Wednesday, January 22 at 7:00pm.
Finance Meeting. The next Finance meeting will be Monday, January 13 at 7:00pm.
Property Team Chairperson. Are you an organizer? The Property Team needs a leader to coordinate and encourage volunteers and staff. You do not need to be handy with repairs or tools. A description of responsibilities is available through the office. If interested, please speak with Jenn Steele (wynn5@rogers.com).
Property Team Volunteers. Are you handy with small fix-it jobs? Do you enjoy small, one-time projects? To learn how you can help our building to create a positive, welcoming, first impression in the community, speak with Jenn Steele (wynn5@rogers.com) or contact the office.
partners in ministry
VON Middlesex-Elgin. VON Middlesex-Elgin is looking for volunteer SMART Exercise and Falls Prevention Instructors and Transportation Volunteers.  For more information, contact Claire Crookshank at 519.245.3170 x229 or claire.crookshank@von.ca
Grief Share. Join this grief support group that offers help and encouragement after the death of someone close to you. This workshop runs for thirteen weeks on Thursdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm starting January 9 at Denning’s Strathroy. Registration is required and workbooks are $25.00. Contact Dr. Rodger & Linda McCready at 519.878.6285 or Strathroy.GriefShare@gmail.com for more information.
YFC NERF Night. The next NERF Night for youth in grades 9 to 12 will be hosted Monday, January 13 at 6:30pm at Strathroy United Church. For more information, please email Dave Berdan at david.b@yfcstrathroy.com
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain. Do you suffer from chronic pain? Register for this free 6-week workshop at Westmount Presbyterian Church (521 Village Green Ave, London) and learn about healthy eating, problem solving, managing symptoms, and more. Start date is Wednesday, January 29 at 9:30am.  Please register by calling 519.421.5691 or emailing info@swselfmanagement.ca
Sweetheart Brunch. Veritas Chapter #128 and Beaver Chapter #74 are offering a delicious, all-you-can-eat, home-cooked brunch on Sunday, February 2 from 10:30am to 1:30pm at Fraternal Hall (15 Centre St).  Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door – $10 for adults and $5 for children between the ages of 5 and 9.  Children under the age of 4 eat free.  For more information, contact Yvette Ross (519.245.8192) or Bob Marshall (519.245.5567).
Take Charge of Your Health. Do you care for someone with arthritis, chronic pain, mental health issues, or any ongoing condition? Register for this free 6-week workshop at London Lambeth Medical Clinic (3090 Colonel Talbot Rd, London) by calling 519.421.5691 or emailing info@swselfmanagement.ca. Start date is Friday, February 7 at 9:30am.
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