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Fundscrip Fundraiser - THe Fundraising Committee wants you to consider buying gift cards from our church.  The cost is just the amount of card you wish to purchase then FAM receives a rebate from the card(s). Order forms are available at either entrance, the church office during business hours and on our website:  famunitedchurch.ca .  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.  For more information contact Piehl ([email protected]),  Rev Dave, or Maureen in the office.



 

 

Contributing to Worship

June 9,  2019                      

 

Scripture Reader                                                Helen Griffith                                       

                                             Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b,
                                      Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17, (25-27)

Greeters                                                       Lynne Graff, Al Piotrowski                                                      

Ushers         Helen Griffith, Sharon Koberinski, Tom & Heather Smithson

                                                                                                 

                            

 

Upcoming Events

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 on the literature tables or from the church office during business hours.  Some of the cards we have in stock are: A & W, Superstore, Sobey’s/Safeway, Moxie’s.  New options are: Starbucks, Wendy’s, Pizza 73, Tim Horton’s, Giant Tiger & Bath & Body Works. Cards are available from the church office.

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.

Food Hampers – The 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: juice, chunky soup, peanut butter, canned meats, jam and reusable grocery bags. *PLEASE check the expiry date before bringing donations.

Library – Spending time outside these days?  Take a moment to browse through our library – perhaps there’s a title or two just waiting to be read outside.  And of course we have gardening selections as well.


 

Community Events

Naramata Centre 2019 Summer Programs - This July and August come nourish your mind, body and spirit by joining us for our all-ages programming on the sunny shores of Okanagan Lake!  Naramata Centre is a 23-acre spiritual and educational retreat that offers a wide variety of creative weekly courses, in a nourishing environment. Choir, painting, tai chi, dance, canning, ukelele, kids' programs...   For full information, please go to  www.naramatacentresociety.org.  

  

 

 

 



 

 

      Announcements

 

Bakers needed – Chinook Winds Regional Gathering (formerly Presbytery and Conference) has requested from our Pastoral Charge 6 dozen cookies and 3 dozen muffins. Please bring to the church by June 6th. Please advise Penny Drysdale if you are able to bake.

Pies for Guys – June 16 for Father’s Day. Donations of pies most welcome.

Sunday June 23 - Sunday School Recognition Service (including any 2019 Grads), followed by the annual Congregational Picnic at Strathcona Island Park. More details to follow!

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