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We are pleased to report that the concert shown below has sold out but…a second concert is being planned at Purple Hill which is much closer to home. Stay tuned…
We’re delighted to announce that our own, Jan Linner, took on the responsibilities of being LUC’s parish advocate as of September 1st, 2016 and she is now officially our Parish Nurse having completed her full certification. In this role her email is [email protected] Jan’s lecture on stress and managing stress can be seen here.
Calendar of Events
See the Bulletin Board on the east wall of the auditorium for full details plus lots of print materials on topics of both physical and mental health and…more.
Marilyn’s latest project
Baking supplies for L’Arche Thursday Cafe. Open to the public for coffee, tea, goodies and lunch. The clients do all the cooking and serving themselves. Needed: white flour, gluten-free flour, sugar, cocoa, semi-sweet chocolate chips. Leave near Marilyn’s box at South Auditorium door. Thanks to Lois Tooke for her assistance with this project.
Line Dancing Classes
Come out on Thursdays between 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – cost $5.00.
Evening Speaker Series
On Wednesday, September 18th, Jeff Romkey spoke on ‘Concussions’ . Watch for details of our next speaker.
“Getting the Most from your health care Appointment” presented by Jackie Alves from the S.W. Local Health Care Integration Network was our speaker on September 16th. Watch for details on our next speaker.
On Sunday, April 28th, our speaker was Mary Anne Hodge who updated us on the fundraising efforts at Camp KeeMoKee and their upcoming summer events. Stay tuned for info on our next breakfast.
If you missed Doris Bond Montgomery’s talk about the dark day in our church’s history when fire destroyed our previous church building and the way that was quickly turned around as the community came together to quickly build the church building that we enjoy today. View this great talk on Youtube.
From the United Church of Canada
From the United Church Observer: 10 Easy Ways to Kick our Nasty Plastic Habit
‘We Are Still Here’
Three elders from Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, and the Bjekwanong First Nation on Walpole Island, share their memories of surviving residential schools. Produced by the Right Relations Group of Lambton Presbytery, United Church of Canada. Watch.
Pray and Act for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls
Learn more about this important issue.
The Wattville Daycare Project is now complete – read the story behind its completion.
For the Beauty of Those Lost, for Healing Founded on Justice
A prayer for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people, their families, and the public inquiry into what happened to them. Read…
A Song of Faith
adopted in 2006, seeks to provide a verbal picture of what The United Church of Canada understands its faith to be in the historical, political, social, and theological context of the early 21st century. It is also a means of ongoing reflection and an invitation for the church to live out its convictions in relation to the world in which we live. Read…
“Ageless Grace” Exercise Program
This is a seated fitness and wellness routine for people aged 55 and over. It will not only provide you with a good but not too strenuous exercise routine but will be lots of fun as well. The cost is $2.00 per person per session to defray our costs. Remember – our auditorium is air conditioned for the summer months.
Check back for news of our next movie night.
Community Activity Board & Upcoming Events
LUC’s Communications & Marketing Committee is pleased to offer the use of our non-digital outdoor sign for use by local not-for-profit groups to assist is advertising their upcoming events. Click here to learn more.
October FundScrip Promotions:
Check out all the October Promotions including Shell and Giant Tiger. It is not too early to begin thinking about Christmas gifts along with buying cards for your everyday use.
Our next order date will be October 6th.
FundScrip is a fundraising program here at the Lambeth United. It encompasses the purchase of gift cards for major retailers and a rebate is paid back to the church. In a nutshell, by using pre-bought gift cards for some of your regular purchases, the program will give money back to Lambeth United Church! How effective is FundScrip? Collectively we have earned $16,924.25 since we joined the program. We thank everyone who has participated and recognize the Mayo, Sullivan, Polgar, King/LUC and Pickering families who have each topped the $1,000.00 figure that their collective 300+ orders have earned totalling just over $7,267.90 and the Van Belois family is just short of reaching that $1,000.00 figure. Every card helps – think of those ‘prayer miles’ you are earning.
There are two order forms available:
- Short order form (only list the most popular retailers)
- Long order form (lists all participating retailers)fvg
Check out the FundSrcip website for more information: FundScrip
United Church Charitable Gift Annuities
United Church Charitable Gift Annuities allow you to dream a hopeful dream of surprising things. Below is a document with more information and some examples based on today’s rates.