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September 23, 2018   

Scripture Reader                                          Carole Hillson

Greeters                                    Mary Wallace, Judy Dickie

Ushers Barb Stoesz, Launa & Gary Watson, Sheila Tiegs

                                                                                                    


 

 


 


Fundscrip Fundraiser - You order or purchase gift cards and the church receives a rebate from the card(s). Order forms are available at either entrance or the church office during business hours.  Some of the cards we have in stock are: Superstore, Sobey’s/Safeway, Moxie’s, Winners & A & W. New options are: Starbucks, Tim Horton’s, Wendy’s, Walmart, Pizza 73 & Subway. Cards are available for purchase from the office during the week.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Prayer Shawl Ministry – will start up again on September 5 at 1:15pm in the Memorial Salem Room.  We welcome all past participants back and any new members who would like to join the group.

Choir practices are Thursdays @ 7pm and will start on September 6th.  Anyone interested in joining the choir, contact June or just show up on Thursday nights (the ability to read music is not necessary).

Handbells will resume on September 19th at 1:30pm.  Any new members are welcome.  For more info contact Judith Dickie at [email protected]

LTQ2 EVENING STUDY GROUP: Would you like to explore what's next for Christianity, in a relaxed environment over refreshments?! Starting this fall, FAM is pleased to offer the DVD/discussion series "Living The Questions 2.0" on Wednesday evenings at 7pm (likely 90-minute sessions) Sept 26 - Nov 14. LTQ2 is a popular video & internet-based small group exploration of progressive Christianity featuring 30 premier religion voices of our day. It's open to everyone from FAM, Westminster, GMUC and Peace United, and will take place in the FAM lounge and possibly other locations. After this "Invitation to Journey", there will be two more 7-session studies from LTQ2 in the winter and spring: "Honoring Creation" and "Call to Covenant' are their themes. Stay tuned for more information!

Come join our Healing Touch team. A Level 1 course will be offered the weekend of September 29 and 30/18. Upon completion you will have the opportunity to give and receive this energy modality on a regular basis with supervision. Please contact Loy at 403-487-1150 for more information.

 Turkey SupperFifth Avenue Memorial United Church is pleased to present the Fall Turkey Supper on September 30.  Adults - $20.00, Children 12 & under $10.00.  Tickets and sign-up sheets will be available after worship on Sunday.  Tickets are also available from the office.  Tickets are limited and will be sold in advance only.

 Fall Youth Rally at Coaldale United Church!  Come out and meet other youth from SE Alberta, Friday Sept 28 (arrive between 4 & 5pm) to Sunday Sept 30 (after lunch).  It's for all youth from Grade 6 to 12, and the theme is "Transfiguration - The Butterfly Within".  Cost is $30/all weekend or $20/Sat & Sun only. Please register by Sat Sept 22, at [email protected].  For more info, or to register after Sept 22, call Doreen at 403-345-3240.  The church location is 2022 18th Street in Coaldale.  

A Farewell Potluck Luncheon and program for the Reverend Jan Stevenson will be held after the worship service at Westminster United on September 30 (changed from Sept. 23). If you have pictures, stories you would like to share, or would like to help in organizing this event, please contact Arlea Harper ([email protected] or by phone 403-504-0609).

This is a reminder that you are all invited to our house for lunch this Sunday after church.  You don’t need to bring anything or let us know that you are coming.  Just join us if you can.  We are looking forward to it!

A Wellness Seminar is scheduled for October 27th from 1:30 - 4 pm by your Healing Touch team along with a reflexologist.  Two Healing Touch techniques will be offered sitting in a chair aw well as reflexology.  We invite our congregation and the public to come and relax and rejuvenate.  The cost is $20


 


 


 

 

Announcements

Sermons are posted on the internet. Click Here to Access.

Fall FAMily Newsletter is on our webpage and hard copies are available on the literature tables in the Sanctuary.

The Board of FAM United is filled with dedicated people looking after the needs of the church.  Right now we need you. 

 We need a Treasurer immediately so we ask you to please consider this opportunity.  If you are interested or have questions see Steve Welling or Piehl Wiedemann.

Thank you to everyone who helped out with Vacation Bible School this summer! We really appreciate all that was done, whether you helped in the kitchen, donated delicious snacks, bought Vesey's bulbs, or offered other support.  We had 15 enthusiastic kids and 5 leaders this summer. 

Pastoral Care – Visitations - Please let the office know if you, or someone you know either at home or in the hospital, would appreciate a phone call or visit. Call 526-2237 or e-mail [email protected]. You can also advise the hospital care team or the hospital Chaplain that you wish a visit and they will contact us.

Flowers – If you would like to place flowers in the church on Sunday morning in honor or memory of someone, there is a flower chart located on the bulletin board outside of the office.  If you would like to place the flowers on an annual basis, then just mark the date with an asterisk.

Fundscrip Fundraiser - You order or purchase gift cards and the church receives a rebate from the card(s). Order forms are available at either entrance or the church office during business hours.  Some of the cards we have in stock are: Superstore, Sobey’s/Safeway, Moxie’s, Winners & A & W. New options are: Starbucks, Wendy’s, Pizza 73, Giant Tiger & Subway. Cards will be available today and are available from the church office.

Food Hampers – Due to the increasing need, and a limited allotment of food vouchers, Outreach committee is collecting donations of non-perishable food items to fill food hampers. Monetary donations would also be greatly appreciated so we can purchase items that are still needed. Thank you for the donations to date. Items that are needed right now are: canned tomatoes, canned fruit, jam, 1 litre size of juice, boxed cereal, canned ham, tuna, or salmon. Extras: sidekicks, toothpaste/toothbrush, bar soap, re-usable grocery bags. Items can be left in the box just outside the choir room.

 






 

 

 


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