Crayola Marker Recycling at St. Andrew's United Church - Williamstown

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Did you know that Crayola has a program called ColorCycle?

Crayola ColorCycle will accept all brands of plastic markers, not just Crayola markers. That includes dry erase markers & highlighters. If you collect the dead markers, they’ll send you a free shipping label & you can ship them back to Crayola to be recycled! Link to get started with this program: http://www.crayola.com/colorcycle.aspx.

St. Andrew’s United Church will now be accepting spent markers for recycling. A box for spent markers will be located at the manse. Drop them off on your way to Sunday service or arrange to leave them at the manse.

For more information, contact Luane Doyle at: luanedoyle@hotmail.com

This program is currently in the US & parts of Canada, check the Crayola website at www.crayola.com/colorcycle/frequently-asked-questions.aspx - FAQ's. Kids get so excited to set up boxes at their schools...know any teachers? These markers were collected in just 3 months at a preschool! Imagine what we could divert from landfills during the whole school year at every school!

Thanksgiving Food Drive - Outreach Committee, St. Andrew's United Church

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At this time of Thanksgiving the Outreach Committee is requesting donations of food for those in need in our community. Especially needed at this time are nutritious non-perishable items to stock the shelves of the food bank and healthy snacks for school lunches. All donations of food and cash will be gratefully received during service on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 13th and the following Sunday, October 20th and donated to the Agape Centre.

Annual Turkey Supper & Bake Sale - St. Andrew's United Church, Williamstown

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Our Annual Turkey Supper and Bake Sale is fast approaching.  Supper will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church hall beginning at 4:30 pm on Saturday, November 2nd until everyone is fed. 

The cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children aged 6 to 12 years old, and free for children 5 and under. Take-out is available.

Would you like to help make our annual supper a success?

There are many ways that you can help make our annual  Turkey supper a success:

TURKEYS: For those cooking a turkey, it will be delivered to your home on Wednesday October 30th

TURNIPS: Iris will be bringing turnips to Church on Sunday, October 27th which you are welcome to take them home with you.  Thank you to Iris and her brother-in-law for this generous donation!

PIES: Anyone who wishes to purchase homemade pies (any kind for $12.00), rather than bake them yourself, please contact Jim Fourney at 613-363-2692.

BAKE TABLE: Homemade candy, rolls, fruit loaves and cookies are all popular.  Packages of 6 cookies and small quantities of squares tend to sell very well.

PREPARATION: We will be setting the tables and preparing Irvine Hall for the supper at 7 pm on Wednesday, October 30th. Extra hands are always welcome!

SERVING: Anyone wishing to help serve at the supper is asked to contact Cathy McKay  by email at mckaybros@sympatico.ca or call 613-347-3520.  If a student needs volunteer hours, this would be a great place to be.

DISH WASHING & CLEAN UP: Anyone wanting to help wash dishes and help with the clean-up after the supper should call Bruce Overbury at 613-347-3638 or Pat Larkin at 613-347-2491.

We look forward to seeing you all at our annual Turkey Supper!

 

Communion Sunday: 9:30 -10:30 am October 20th, 2019

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Rev. Janet Evans will be in at St. Andrews United Church in Williamstown to deliver worship and perform communion services from 9:30 - 10:30 am on October 20th, 2019.

The Lord’s Supper, Holy Communion, Eucharist—these different terms refer to the same sacrament shared by most Christian denominations, a symbolic meal.

Communion is celebrated at a table that suggests the dining table in our homes. At the communion table, we acknowledge that Jesus Christ is the host and all are guests. The meal uses the symbols of small pieces of bread and a taste of wine or juice to remind us of Jesus’ last supper with his followers and of God’s enduring love.

The United Church practices an open table, inviting all who seek to love Jesus to share in this family meal.

In the communion meal, wine poured out and bread broken,
we remember Jesus.
We remember not only the promise but also the price that he paid
for who he was,
for what he did and said,
and for the world’s brokenness.
We taste the mystery of God’s great love for us,
and are renewed in faith and hope. (A Song of Faith)

Would you would like to place an announcement in the Sunday Bulletin, our calendar or our e-Newsletter?

Please send detailed information to: secretary@standrewsunited.org

Yaya Friday Fun Nights at St. ARC

Yaya Friday Fun Nights at St. ARC

Yaya Friday Fun Nights are open All Yayas (Youth and young adults*13-18). All are welcome. Every Friday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm. This is a warm, dry, judgement-free zone. Come to Participate in activities or just chat with a friend. Theme nights, board games, movie nights, baking, snacks and more!

Location: St. ARC (St. Andrews Resource Centre) - Church St., Williamstown

For more information, contact Melanie.

Cost $2 (first visit is free!)

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Pro Organo presents flutist Claire Marchand & organist Rachel Laurin on Friday, Sept. 13th

Pro Organo presents flutist Claire Marchand and organist Rachel Laurin on Friday, September 13, at 7:30 PM, at Knox Presbyterian Church (120 Lisgar St). The recital will include music by Bach, Reger, and Handel, along with a new piece composed by Rachel Laurin for flute and organ. Tickets are available at the door: $25 (regular), $20 (seniors) and $15 (students). Free parking is available next door at City Hall.

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25th Anniversary BBQ - Char-Lan Foodgrains

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At 6 pm on Thursday, September 26th, Char-Lan Foodgrains Bank will be hosting a barbeque in honour of their 25th anniversary since joining the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

The barbeque will be held at John Fergusons farm at 5205 Highway 34 in Williamstown and will feature an appearance by Canadian Foodgrains Bank Executive Director Jim Cornelius.

The event will also feature local talent, such as the Flipsen Family and others. Hot dogs, sausages, salads and more will be served. There is no charge to attend the event, however good will donations will be accepted at the door.

For more information or to support the Char-Lan Foodgrains Bank, contact Mackie Robertson at 613-347-2935.