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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

Jan 20,  2019                      

Scripture Reader                                                              Mary Ann Britt

Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; John 2:1-11

Greeters                                                  Jenn Jalbert, Sheryl Kruk                                                           

Ushers             Edna LaBrosse, John Leask, Ann Morris, Vera Runions                                                                              

                                                                                                 

                            

 

Upcoming Events


Envelope Fundraiser - We have a new fundraiser this year.  There are a total of 144 envelopes; you choose the one(s) you would like to fill.  The money raised from this fundraiser will go towards upgrading our antiquated alarm system. If all envelopes are filled, a total of $10,000.00 should be raised.


FAM AGM is on January 27. Your Board is asking you to consider either joining a committee or chairing a committee. Board committee reps we are looking for are: Vice Chair, Faith Formation and Christian Education and Congregational Life & Work. To continue to grow, we need people like you. If you are interested or need more info, contact Piehl at 403-548-0268 or [email protected]

FAM is planning to host 4 lunches in the Spring of 2019.  The money raised will go toward the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter. We will be forming a committee in January and if you are interested in helping contact Lorine Marshall at 403-527-2774.



 

 

Community Events

Tickets to Crescent Heights High School’s Newsies are on sale. Josie, Ella, Noah, Rowan & Morgan are in it. The show runs Jan 30- Feb 2, Feb 5-9, 2019 @ 7pm. Tickets: $23 at http://www.chhsweb.ca/ 

The Hat Grannies for Africa will be hosting their annual “Fabric, Yarn and More” Sale on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  The sale will take place at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 504 – 2nd Street SE, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Please text or call Kathy at 403-928-2135 or Sheila at 403-580-7715 to arrange for pick up of donations or for more information.  Since 2006, grandmothers groups across Canada have raised over $25 million dollars, 90% of which goes to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign ( part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation) to provide stable long term funding for  community-based groups improving the quality of life for grandmothers, young women and children across sub-Saharan Africa.  


 

 

      Announcements

FAM Nursery Worker/Floater - We're currently seeking a weekly Coordinator of the FAM Nursery downstairs for newborn to 3 year olds. Attendance has been up and down lately; for this reason, on weeks where nursery care isn't required, you would help with the Troopers (age 3-6) or the Supers (age 6-10) class, depending on need. The hours would be Sundays 9:45am til 11:30am, at the pay rate of $35/week.  You should have experience with babies and young children, be attentive to safety and cleanliness, be at least 16 years of age, and be comfortable interacting with parents. Interested?  Please contact Pat Ward, or leave name/number with Maureen. Thank you!

Envelope Fundraiser - We have a new fundraiser this year.  There are a total of 144 envelopes; you choose the 
one(s) you   would like to fill.  The money raised from this fundraiser will go towards upgrading our antiquated alarm
system. If all envelopes are filled, a total of $10,000.00 should be raised.

We need people like you! - The Board encourages anyone of thinking of ways to contribute to the church by serving on the   Board to come forward.  We need:  Vice Chair, Ministry and Personnel, Congregational Life, and FFCE.  Please contact Piehl 403-548-0268 or [email protected].

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.

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, soup, canned fruit, peanut butter, tuna and jam.

 


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