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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


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!

This week:

The week of December 2-8 we pray for

      Myanmar and Thailand

      The Children and teachers at Callebasse Christian School

The week of December 9-15 we pray for

      Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam


Tues Dec 11 6pm -          Joint UCW Potluck Christmas Dinner at Olinda-Ruthven.

Thurs Dec 13 6:30pm -   Olinda-Ruthven Stewards Meeting.

Advance Notice:

Sun Dec 16                     White Gift Service with the youth at both Churches.

Other Events

Sat Dec 8, 10am-1pm       Christmas Craft and Bake Sale
                                                      at Epworth United Church, Memorial Hall,
                                                     56 Division Street South, Kingsville.

Fri, Dec 14th at 6:30 pm - A special event for the whole family. Charles Dickens’
                                                      “A Christmas Carol”, at Essex United Church.
                                                      Presented by the youth of Essex United! Admission by donation.
                                                      Come and watch this wonderful musical.

Fri Dec 21, 5pm       Blue Christmas at Wheatley United Church.


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
      Kingsville Food Bank Needs – Pudding Cups, Tins of Flaked Chicken and Ham, Canned Green Beans, Canned Fruit, boxes of Individual Hot Chocolate.

Downtown Mission Food Bank Needs
      Canned meat and fruit, pasta, rice, soups, chili,
      Tea: Instant coffee: Hot chocolate; Condiments - Salad Dressings,
      Sugar/Sugar Twin; Assorted spices: oxo cubes
           Please watch for expiration dates.


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