East Plains United Church

CHURCH NEWS

Message from Rev. Fullerton
 Read Rev. Fullerton's fall message. PDF

2019 Arts and Crafts poster
 This is our 46th Arts and Crafts Sale. PDF

Sunday Bulletin for October 6, 2019
 World Wide Communion. Creation Time 5 in the Season of Pentecost. Rev. Fullerton preaching: "What is Creation Saying to Us? Sustain Me." Gospel reading: Luke 17; 5-6. Faith like a musard seed.     PDF

Messy Church Event October 18
 Our next Messy Church/Family Fun Night will take place Friday October 18, 4:45-7:00pm. All ages are welcome. Our theme for this event is Fridays for Future and it ties in with the issue of Climate Change started by Greta Thunberg PDF

Joseph
 Joseph has been promoted to P5. PDF

Vista Orders.
Vista order dates:  October 6, November 10, December 8. PDF

Letter from Joseph in Uganda
 Joseph is a young student in primary four at the Tekera Mission in Uganda. East Plains is proud to continue our support for this mission. PDF

A complete list of activities is available on the Calendar page.

FELLOWSHIP & PASTORAL CARE

Sophisticated Swing Concert Thanks to Carl Hamilton and his band as well as to all those who attended the concert Friday evening (April 15, 2016.) The music was great and the jokes a little corny but still funny. A good time had by all. Special thanks to Mary Willard and her team for putting this concert together.

A special thank you to Ron Reed and Lois Kirkpatrick both of whom are retiring from this committee after many years of service. Ron ran the Benevolent Fund for over 30 years.

In the words of an Agape member

A little bit of heaven came my way today,

A kindly smile from a friendly stranger

Welcomed me to stay.


Come join us at the table,

We'll soon be having tea,

A Cookie, too, sounds good to me,

Well, maybe we'll have two or three

Prayer Shawl Ministry

This a group of women that meet every second Wednesday afternoon from 2:00-3:30pm to knit the shawls. Anyone can join. It takes on average 20 hours to knit a shawl and they are given as gifts to anyone needing comfort (in hospital, illness, bereavement, moving, new job, new school etc) or celebration (wedding, baptism, graduation). Once the shawl is completed the group gathers to say a blessing over the shawl. This is the church's way of reaching out in love to those in need.