Announcements March 4, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (March 4)

Offering Receivers: Peggy & Calvin MacIntosh, Sheila & Greg Black
Counters: Calvin MacIntosh, Greg & Sheila Black
Scripture Reader: Stephen MacKay
Greeters: Doris Stairs
Coffee Hour: Linda Pond, Phyllis Llewellyn
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Supervision (March Break)

Next week’s volunteers (March 11):

Offering Receivers: Stephen MacKay, Vickie MacLeod, Rose Johnston
Counters: Calvin Macintosh, Margo & Larry Sheppard
Scripture Reader: Eleanor Scott
Greeters: Will & Doris Johnson
Coffee Hour: Al & Jean Boudreau
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Church School: Supervision (March Break)

Next week’s volunteers (March 18):

Offering Receivers: Greg & Sheila Black, Calvin & Peggy MacIntosh
Counters: Calvin & Peggy MacIntosh, Wanda Klingbell
Scripture Reader: Rose Carolyn Smith
Greeters: Wanda Klingbell, Hollie Craig
Coffee Hour: Greg & Sheila Black
Nursery: Cindy Cunningham, Alex Cunningham
Church School: Jacqueline Howie Cleland, Jordan & Candace Schriver

College and Career Dinner – Sunday, March 4th, from 6:00 to 9:00 at Jordan and Candace’s.

Please join us in the hall after worship as we celebrate birthdays.

  • Drew Speight
  • Francois Higgins
  • Jonathon Loi
  • Helen McKinnon-Bagnell
  • Annette Stehouwer
  • Catherine Speight
  • Sonya Burrill
  • Aydon Stairs
  • Jacqueline Gaudet
  • Lanore Target
  • Danny Rearick
  • Arlene Audas
  • Amy Cater
  • John Astle
  • Joyce Astle
  • Ava Fullarton

The Link – Do you have a poem, story, recipe or article you think would be of interest to others? Preparations are underway for the Spring issue of “The Link”.  Please send submissions to the church office by March 4th.

Our annual March Break Lunch at the Courtyard at the Ramada has been booked for after church (12:30ish) on Sunday, March 11th.  Please try to join us for fellowship and a meal.  The buffet is available for about $21 (taxes but not tip incl.) with reduced rates for children (1/2 price for 6-12 and free for under 6 when the parent orders the buffet).  Or, you can order off the lunchtime menu.  To ensure we are all seated together please reply to Mary Charters by Wednesday, March 7th if you will be joining us.

Youth in Mission is excited to announce an upcoming trip to Nicaragua from May 7-17, 2018.  Join youth from across Canada to see how Presbyterians are making a difference in this Central American country.  Experience work supported by Presbyterians Sharing and Presbyterian World Service & Development by spending time with the people working for and benefiting from work through PCC mission partners.  This trip will include:

  • Learning how supporting mission and ministry aligns with God’s command to share the good news
  • Seeing how Presbyterian partners in Nicaragua are supporting vulnerable children and youth and supporting young leaders
  • Discovering how food security measures are lifting people out of poverty

Download an application form at and apply today. Deadline for applications is March 7, 2018. The participant contribution cost is $2500 – which supports travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Soup for the Roof! – Sunday, March 18th after worship, hosted by the Tuesday Morning Ladies Group.  Come and enjoy a bowl of soup, rolls and dessert in support of our ‘Soup for the Roof’ campaign.  A free will offering will be collected.

World Day of Prayer Services – In solidarity with the people of The Republic of Suriname.  Prepared by Women of the Republic of Suriname with the theme “All God’s Creation is Very Good!”.  All are welcome to attend!

  • All Saints Anglican Church – March 2 at 7:00pm (storm date: March 4 at 2:30pm)
  • St. Francis of Assisi – March 2 at 7:00pm (storm date: March 4 at 2:00pm)
  • Holy Family Parish Church – March 2 at 7:00pm (no storm date)
  • Morning Gate Church – March 4 at 2:00pm (no storm date)

JIGGS Dinner – Saturday, March 17, at 5:30 pm in the Nashwaaksis United Church Hall featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, pease pudding and dessert.  Adults – $14, children 10 & under – $5.  Numbers are limited, please reserve by Thursday, March 15 from Rindy & Tom Austin

Pulpit Supply:

  • March 4 – Marg Leonard
  • March 11 – Jeanne Kaye Speight
  • March 18 – Andrew Speight
  • March 25 – Rev. Dr. Basil Lowery