East Plains United Church
Our Staff, East Plains United Church


Sunday Bulletin for November 18, 2018
Our worship leader this morning is Rev. Harold Wells. Our guest speaker is Mr.Wilf Ruland of Amnesty International. Our guest musician is Terry Storr, Clarinet. Scripture reading: Isaiah 6 1-4.   PDF

Preschool Live/Silent Auction Nov.17 flyer

"Aboriginal Contributions to Aldershot Farm Economy" presentation Nov. 21, 7:00pm
 The Metis Women's Circle invites you to hear a Historical Presentation of the Metis contribution to the farming community of Aldershot by Pauline Grondin, November 21 at EPUC starting at 7:00pm.  Open to the public. PDF

SOLO concert December 5 2018
 The public is invited to attend a concert by the 'Southern Ontario Lyric Opera," December 5, at EPUC starting at 7:00pm. The concert features Julia and Jeremy Ludwig and members of the SOLO chorus accompanied by Maestro Sabatino Vacca. Tickets are $30. PDF

Come-and-Go Tea at Hamilton Conference Nov.16
 Come-and-Go Tea celebrating Hamilton Conference 1:00-3:00pm November 16. PDF

Letter from Peter Hartmans, October 2, 2018.
 Peter Hartmans, Conference Executive Secretary. PDF

Vista Orders.
 Due dates for orders are:  November 11 & 25, December 9, 2018. PDF

Letter from Agnes Nanyonga Oct. 2018
 Agnes is now 16 yrs old and had just completed her studies at TRC to become a tailor. It is nice to hear from her again. 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

Hamilton Conference.
 Click the link for the latest news from Hamilton Conference. Hamilton Conference website.

East Plains Co-op PRESCHOOL.
 for Toddler and Preschoolers. Programs for children ages 18 months-5yrs. Call 905 681-0233 or go on the internet to: eastplainspreschool.com

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


Location & Office Hours
East Plains United Church
375 Plains Rd. East,
Burlington Ontario, Canada, L7T 2C7,
Telephone: 905-634-5562
Email: office@eastplainsunitedchurch.com
Office hours:
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00am-1:00pm

Our Staff


Minister: Reverend Barbara Fullerton

East Plains UC is pleased to extend a very warm welcome to Rev. Barbara Fullerton who took on the role of part time intentional interim minister starting September 9, 2018. At East Plains, Barb will focus on leading the Sunday service and attending to those in need of Pastoral care. Barb has roots in the USA (Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio) and has two married daughters one of whom lives in Texas, and the other who lives in Seattle, Washington. Barb became a Canadian citizen in 1991, and presently lives in Paris, Ontario, with her Canadian husband who is a retired minister with the UCC. Rev. Barb was most recently minister at St. Paul’s UC in Paris. Prior to that, she worked twelve years in the General Council Office as The United Church of Canada’s national stewardship development officer. In addition to her post at East Plains, Barb is the secretary of the Board at Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre in Paris. Welcome aboard Barb.

Sam Vacca, Music Director, East Plains United Church, Burlington  

Music Director: Sabatino (Sam) Vacca

Sabatino (Sam) is the Music Director of the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, and Chorus Master for Opera Hamilton. He has conducted orchestras in the Czech Republic, Symphony Hamilton, the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony, the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brampton Symphony Orchestra, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra. For Opera York he has served as Artistic Director for productions of Carmen, Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi, La Traviata, The Barber of Seville, Tosca, Rigoletto, La Bohème, and Madama Butterfly, and as Conductor for Le Nozze di Figaro and Così Fan Tutte. Next season he will serve as Artistic Director their production of Il Trovatore. For Opera Belcanto he has conducted Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, and Tosca. For Opera Kitchener he has conducted Madama Butterfly, and La Bohème. Sabatino has worked as an opera coach for the University of Toronto, as well as the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Sabatino is the recipient of the Spirit of Ontario Award for the Arts by the National Congress of Italian Canadians.

Barb Matthews, Office Administrator, East Plains United Church, Burlington  

Office Administrator: Barbara (Barb) Matthews

Barb is our office administrator and she would be happy to assist you during office hours. You can leave her an email message using the email address above.

For rental information contact Dr. Paul Echlin:
email: psechlin@gmail.com
phone: 519 660-9619