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We Strive to be a Nut and Fragrance Free Facility

Please help us provide a safer and more comfortable environment for our congregation members,
staff, renters, and members of the public by refraining from bringing in nuts and wearing/using scented products.


Choir Practices - Thursday Nights - 7:30pm -

       Olinda-Ruthven - Choir Director and Organist - Lynn Mailhoit.             

       Trinity - Choir Director and Organist - Margaret Pare


Hait Mission Fund - Buckets for your donations are at the back of the two Churches.
             The Ruthven Pastoral Charge sponsors The Callabasse Christian School in Haiti.
             Your donations help feed the children, give them a uniform and pay the teachers.
             The last Sunday of the Month a collection will be taken for the School. Thanks!

This week and next:

Tues Jan 9, 1pm - Trinity UCW planning meeting.
            Hostess: Mary Maedel
            Devotions: Barbara Whittle.

Tues Jan 9, 7pm - Olinda-Ruthven UCW Planning Meeting
            Devotions: Brenda Jones

Thurs, Jan 11, 7:30pm - Choir Practice at Olinda-Ruthven and Trinity

Sun Jan 14 - Epiphany Sunday - Regular Services, no Sunday School.

Sun Jan 14 - Annual Reports Due into the office.

Sun Jan 14, 2pm - Presentation of Mary Baruth's trip to Haiti and the Callebasse School at Olinda-Ruthven.

Sun Jan 16, 7pm - Olinda-Ruthven Sunday School Meeting at Olinda-Ruthven.

Advance Notice:

Sunday January 21 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday January 28 - Forth Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday February 4 - Fifth Sunday after EpiphanyAnnual Meeting at Trinity

Tuesday February 7 - Olinda-Ruthven UCW

Sunday February 11 - Transfiguration Sunday Annual Meeting at Olinda-Ruthven

Community Notices


Request for help:

Leamington Area Ecumenical Refugee Committee (LAERC)
         Inquiries can be directed to Sandie at 519-733-3788 or Wilma at
         519-733-3341 or Glenna at 519-324-0243.

South Essex Community Council

Volunteers needed to help offer English classes for adult Newcomers to Canada.
         There are teachers for the classes but need support for individual
         and small group tutoring. We are launching evening English
         class this year and are seeking volunteer tutors to assist.

Qualifications: A passion for teaching and helping people

Time Commitment: 1 evening, 2 hours a week.

Classes run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 pm 8 pm.

Location: SECC office, 215 Talbot Street E, Leamington.

For more information contact: Stephen Gard 519-326-8629 or

Kingsville Food Bank Needs
      Tinned Peas, Green Beans, Corn, Side Kicks and Jam.


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