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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 - Choir Practice

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

       Trinity - Choir Director and Organist - Margaret Pare

Prayers for the Week of February 2 to February 8, 2020

       In our World: Andorra, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Vatican City

       Our Region: West Lorne United Church

       Our Mission: The Children and teachers at Callebasse Christian School, Haiti
       and all Children around the World

Prayers for the Week of February 9 to February 15, 2020

       In our World: Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland

       Our Region:Rural United Church

       Our Mission: The Children and teachers at Callebasse Christian School, Haiti
       and all Children around the World

This Week and Beyond

Sunday February 9               Annual Meeting at Trinity - following lunch

Fri Feb 7     1:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Photos at Olinda-Ruthven

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Announcements: If you have any announcements or wish to
              place a persons name in the bulletin for prayers,
              please call the office (519.326.3138) or email
              ( to the office by Wed Noon.

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Gifts with vision continue year round
       through the United Church of Canada.
       To order online giftswithvision

The V.O.N. Smart (Senior Maintaining Active Roles Together)
      is offering an exercise prevention program . Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm.
      at Olinda-Ruthven. Call the certified senior fitness instructor Brenda J for details 519.326.7016.
      This program is provided at no cost. Next class Thursday, January 9, 2020

Haiti Mission Fund - Buckets for your donations are at the back of the two Churches.
             The Ruthven Pastoral Charge sponsors The Callebasse 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!

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.

Kingsville Food Bank Needs
      Canned Potatoes, Snack Bars, Fruit Cups,
      Kraft Dinner, Canned Ham and Vegetables,
      White or Chocolate Cake Mixes, Coffee.
      Reusable cloth grocery bags

Downtown Mission Food Bank Needs
      Kidney Beans, Canned Stew, Small Jars of Jam, Flakes of Ham,
           Acsent brand of canned tomatoes.

           Please watch for expiration dates for Food Banks.


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