ANNOUNCEMENTS for February 16

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Sunday Service – February 16th @ 10:30am – “For good or ill” – Auction hymns for this service will be sung.

 A THANK YOU NOTE FROM THE BOARD OF MANAGER

We would like to thank Sharon McLean and Judy Brooks for the time and dedication given to ensure the office was running smoothly during our search for the new Office Administrator, Robyn Ferrier. Robyn is a member of Kortright Presbyterian Church and will be attend our service this Sunday so make sure you introduce yourself to her.

 ADOPT-A-FAMILY UPDATE

 The following Thank You note was received from the family.

Dear Donors,

I would like to thank you deeply for your kindness and making my daughters’ hearts smile!

And for giving us so much joy to feel your warm wishes and to have the feeling of being in our

second home! May God bless you and grant you all the best.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

Kind Regards, Hiba, Moe, Maya @ Sara

 EVENTS & MEETINGS

 Mondays @ 7:30pm – Puslinch Fitness

Join us for an hour of exercise with a certified instructor.  The first class is free and $5 per class after the initial class.  Bring your stability ball and try cardio drumming.

 Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 9:30am to 10:30am – SMART Fitness

 Tuesdays & Thursday through February @ 10:30am – Fall Prevention Program

Rachel Hammond (VON Falls Prevention Kinesiologist) who currently teaches the Thursday morning exercise class at Duff’s, has graciously offered to provide an informational program to help raise awareness for seniors and those who are at risk for falling.  It will be a FREE 6 week program that runs twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Topics covered include:  chronic illnesses & falls, muscle & bone health, arthritis, blood pressure, hearing & vision, feet & peripheral neuropathy, mental health & brain exercises, medications, home safety, walkers & canes, nutrition, balance plus how to get up from a fall.

 Thursday February 27th @ 1:30pm – Movie Afternoon

Our movie will be Oscar nominee “Greenbook” the story of Dr. Shirley a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. He hires a driver, Tony Lip and the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Come join us for popcorn and fellowship!

Sunday March 1st @ Noon – Annual General Meeting Luncheon

Please join us after service for the AGM – if you live on the east side of Brock Road or Gordon Street please bring DESSERTS and those living on the west side please bring sandwiches for the lunch.

Wednesday March 11th @ 11am – Lunch & Learn

Meet Guelph Sports Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Barnes, 83, and hear his story of continuing to participate in triathlons in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

 

ATTENTION

Donations Welcomed: the Outreach Community Red Clothesline, supporting the Drop-In Centre & Wyndham House is still accepting donations of new men’s socks, underwear and gently used cold weather items, camping ground tarps. The Centre has specifically requested donations of sugar, coffee whitener, cheese slices, luncheon meats, sandwich fixings (ie. mayo, mustard, etc.), hot dog buns & fresh fruit for their clients to take away with them when the Centre closes at 3pm. Thank you to all who have participated and continue to donate to the Red Clothesline!

 

Eight Passenger Vehicle Needed by Mary Rife. Once again she is hosting a refugee family, of 7 this time. There has been a delay at the Embassy in Cairo and the family will be arriving within the next few months. She is in need of an 8 passenger vehicle to help transport the family. If you are able to assist please contact Rev. Jane or Mary Rife.

 

Study of Human Sexuality & Inclusion in the PCC This study program is a resource from the National Presbyterian Church, in response to the initiatives of our General Assembly towards becoming a fully inclusive Church which marries same gender couples & ordains those called from the LGBTQ community. The study will focus on the relevant scriptures & other contributing factors.

Please indicate your interest by signing up on the sheet located in Nanson Hall otherwise classes maybe cancelled

EVENTS AT TRINITY UNITED CHURCH (400 Stevenson Street North, Guelph, 519-824-4800 extension #1)

Sundays @ 3 to 3:45pm – Yoga for All Ages

February 16th, 23rd & March 1st.

Children and adults alike and all abilities are welcome to join in the fun. No registration required.  Bring your own yoga mat if you have one.

Fridays @ 8am to 5pm – PD Day & March Break Camps for ages 6-12 years

March 16th to the 20th and April 24th, June 5th.

Games, arts, music, sports, science experiments and more. Cost $25/day or $125/week for March Break. Registration forms available by emailing info@trinityunitedguelph.ca.

Fridays @ 7pm to 8pm – Game/Sports Nights for all ages

February 28th & March 27th. Families are welcome to participate in sports or board games as they prefer.

EVENT AT FREELTON UNITED CHURCH (155 Freelton Road, Freelton)

Saturday Feb 22nd @ 8am to Noon – Beach Buffet Breakfast

Come join in the fun at our delicious pancake breakfast. Tickets available at the door; $10 per person, $7 for children 5 to 12 years of age.

EVENT AT CRIEFF HILLS RETREAT CENTRE

Thursday Feb 27th from 10:30am to 3pm – Manna Day

Uniting the Church through Love with guest speaker Rev. Amanda Currie, the Moderator of the 2019 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The registration fee is $30 per person, including a hot lunch. To register please email to programs@crieffhills.com or call 1-800-884-1525.

EVENT AT HOLY ROSARY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (175 Emma Street, Guelph)

Friday March 6th @ 2pm – The World Day of Prayer Service

All ladies welcome to our service this year that has been prepared by the women of Zimbabwe. We look forward to hearing our guest speaker, Rev. Naomi Miller who is now the Rector at the Church of the Apostles.