1062 Autumnwood Dr, Winnipeg, MB R2J 1C7  (204) 256-8792

Announcements – September 22, 2019

OUR MISSION

Windsor Park United Church seeks to be a welcoming community. Based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, we nurture our faith and spiritual life by: worshipping and learning together, caring for each other, embracing our diversity, reaching out to those who live around us and working together in service to Creation.

THE LIFE & WORK OF WPUC
September 22 – 29, 2019

Today – 10:30 a.m. Worship
Today – 10:30 a.m. Bible Adventures

Monday – 9:00 a.m. West Broadway food preparation
Monday – 6:15 p.m. Sparks and Brownies

Tuesday – 1:30 p.m. Art Club

Thursday – 1:30 p.m. Little Moccasins
Thursday – 7:45 p.m. Worship Choir

Saturday – 9:00 a.m. Alzheimer’s Workshop

Sunday – 10:30 a.m. Worship

Scripture readings for September 29, 2019 are Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; 1 Timothy 6:6-19.

Sign-up sheets are in the narthex for the Welcome Ministry, After-Worship Coffee, Offering Counting.

We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items for West Broadway Community Ministry for Sunday, October 13. Donations can be dropped off at the church beginning in October.

The UCW are catering for a Quilt Show and Stitchery in East St. Paul on October 4 and 5, 2019. We will be serving lunch both days to approximately 200 people and we need 18 apple crisps in 9” x 13” pans for dessert. We would appreciate if we could have people from the congregation donate apple crisps. Please mark your cake pan clearly. Bring the crisps to the Church on October 3 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Thank you to all who are stocking up on their winter reading material the Used Book Sale raised $106.00! Make sure to give Edna Cechvala a hug for all her hard work.

Membership and Pastoral Care is asking for donations for the upcoming Alzheimer’s workshop on September 28. They require cheese for 30 people, small fruit tray, 2 one-litre orange juice, and 2 one-apple juice. Please drop off donations on Friday, September 27 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Sign-up sheet in the narthex.

Eco-theology:
a new way to understand Godde, Faith, and our world.

Our first evening study group of the season is beginning on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. and will run for 8 sessions. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please call the church office to register. Come and join in the conversation!

Your Outreach Council is planning to prepare and deliver Christmas Hampers again this year. We generally contact the Christmas Cheer Board in early November to obtain the names and contact information of individuals, couples, and families who have applied for a hamper. If you personally know of someone in need whom you fell might benefit from our support, please discuss this with Patrick Woodbeck or Gwen Polak by the beginning of November.

We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items for West Broadway Community Ministry for Sunday, October 13. Donations can be dropped off at the church beginning in October.

Tot Time begins on Wednesday, October 16 at 9:30 a.m. This program offers parents the opportunity to ‘build community’ together while volunteers joyfully engage with the infants and toddlers! We also have a weekly storyteller! No charge to attend! To register please contact the church office

The Thursday Morning Study Group starts meeting again on Thursday, October 17 at 9:30 a.m. The up-coming sessions are on “The New Testament You Never Knew” You will be led through an exploration of the context, purpose, and meaning of the story of God.

Walking Towards Reconciliation

Every second Monday beginning Monday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. Please join us as we view and discuss APTN’s “First Contact”.  First Contact takes six Canadians, all with stereotypical opinions about Indigenous People, on a unique 28-day exploration of Indigenous Canada. It is a journey that will turn their lives upside down, challenging their perceptions and confronting their prejudices about a world they never imagined they would see. This exploration of the true Indigenous experience in Canada will change the participants’ lives forever.

Tattoo Culture and Faith

Every second Monday beginning Monday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. The series will last 8 weeks as we discuss topics such as; What is the story behind your tattoo?, Have you been ostracized for having ink?, Flash or custom?, as well as others. No tattoos required. Please call the church office to register.

Categories: General News, Sunday Bulletin and Announcements