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

Announcements – Sunday, November 22, 2020


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.

November 22 – November 29, 2020

Sunday, November 22 – On-line Worship (Reign of Christ Sunday) – watch your email for further information

Monday, November 23 – West Broadway Community Ministry Lunch Preparation @ 9:00 a.m.

Monday, November 23 – Worship Council meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 26 – Zoom Coffee Time @ 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, November 26 – Executive Team Meeting @ 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 27 – Family Craft Night @ 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 29 – On-line Worship (Advent 1) – watch your email for further information

Sunday, November 29 – After Worship Fellowship @ 11:30 a.m. via Zoom

Scripture readings for November 29, 2020 are
Psalm 80:1-7; 17-19 and Mark 13:24-37

Zoom Coffee Hour

Our next Zoom Coffee Hour is Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for an informal online gathering for coffee (sorry you will have to make your own coffee or beverage of choice at home) and conversation. This is a time to see faces, to check-in, to just spend some time together in community. If you are interested in this coffee time please email Sue at office@windsorparkunitedchurch.com) and she will forward you the link to join. We hope to see some of you on Thursday.

After Worship Fellowship

You are invited to join us for After Worship Fellowship on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. This will be via Zoom and you must provide your own coffee at home (other beverages are also acceptable). This is a time for our faith community to be together. If you are interested in joining us please email the office at office@windsorparkunitedchurch.com and the link will be forwarded to you. During the Advent season we will be hosting these fellowship events on a weekly basis.

Advent Family Craft Night

As we cannot gather for our usual bonfire, carol sing and Advent kick off in person this year, we thought we would have a family craft night on Friday November 27, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM. We would give you the list of supplies you would need or alternately we will have a limited amount of “craft kits” available for pick on Monday. November 23rd from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or Monday November 23 from 6:30-7:30 at the church. The craft will be an Advent wreath that you can add to each week during Advent. We will also post the video of the craft on our YouTube site for those that cannot attend the Friday night ZOOM. Video will be posted after the ZOOM craft night. Please let the office know if you are interested and to receive the ZOOM link. We also need to know if you require a craft kit.

Christmas Hampers

Your Outreach Council is planning to prepare and deliver Christmas Hampers again this year. We are accepting monetary contributions toward the purchase of items for the Hampers. Donations can be dropped off at the church, sent in through snail mail, sent by etransfer, or through CanadaHelps. Please indicate that it is for the Christmas Hampers. Mitten Tree The Mitten Tree will be a virtual one that you can “watch grow” each week during the on-line service. We will be collecting mittens, toques, and scarves for those we have supported in the past. Times for dropping off donations are listed later in the announcements.

2021 Offering Envelopes

Your 2021 offering envelopes have arrived and will be available for pick up. Times for pick up are listed later in the announcements.

Drop Off / Pick Up Times

Monday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Monday, November 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Monday, November 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Monday, December 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

From the Minister

If you feel the need to talk, to bent, to laugh, to hear another’s voice, please know that the phone and the email at the church is constantly being checked so if you need to speak to me, please call. If we do not answer, leave your name and number and I will call you back. We are in this together and we will get through this together, because that is what we do here at Windsor Park United Church.

If You Are Inside The Church Building

If for any reason you enter the church building you will find a log book and hand sanitizer. We are asking that you sign the log book, record what areas of the building you are in and please use the hand sanitizer. It is mandatory that you also wear a mask. This is to aid in keeping the building clean, sanitized, and safe.

Life, Work, Ministry, and Mission Support

If you would like to help out with the life, work, ministry, and mission of Windsor Park United Church and would like to donate on-line, please follow the link below to our CanadaHelps on-line donation page: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/m/47090/donation, drop your offering in the church mailbox, use e-transfer, or snail mail still works.

Categories: General News, Sunday Bulletin and Announcements, Worship