ANNOUNCEMENTS Sunday Service – February 23rd @ 10:30am
Office Hours: Tues: 9am – 1pm, Wed: 9am – 1pm, Thurs: 11am – 1pm, Fri: 9am – 1pm
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!
Tuesday March 3rd @ 7:30pm – Fireside Annual and Spring Meeting
Join us for the Annual and Spring Meeting with a guest speaker from Chalmers Community Services. Refreshments will be provided.
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
** Sunday March 15st @ 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.
Eight Passenger Vehicle still 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.
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!
OTHER LOCAL EVENTS
TRINITY UNITED CHURCH (400 Stevenson Street North, Guelph, 519-824-4800 extension #1)
Sundays @ 3 to 3:45pm – Yoga for All Ages
February 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.
PD Day & March Break Camps for ages 6-12 years
March 16th to the 20th and April 24th, June 5th 8am to 5pm
Games, arts, music, sports, science experiments and more. Cost $25/day or $125/week for March Break. Registration forms available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
KIRKWALL CHURCH (1545 Kirkwall Rd, Kirkwall)
Sunday Feb 23nd @ 2pm – Going Against the Flow: The Beatitudes as the Christian’s Identity Card. Join Dr. Anne Jamieson for a mini retreat and reflect on how we are called to live in the light of the Beatitudes. Everyone welcome. Refreshments will be served.
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 email@example.com or call 1-800-884-1525.
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.