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Halloween Community Engagement

Please bring your candy donations this Sunday

Halloween Oct 31st @sundown

Once a year our neighbours spill out into the street, opening their doors to one another on Halloween. As people who take loving our neighbours seriously, Halloween provides a wonderful opportunity to develop relationships with those who live around us. Here are some opportunities for individual and communal engagement:

  • @Spring Garden and Kenneth: Spring Gardeners will be handing out candy and chocolate to the neighbours. If you live in a condo or non-trick-or-treating neighbourhood please come and join us

  • Donate nut-free Candy to be handed out @Spring Garden. Donations can be given to Greg Kay, Gene Tempelmeyer or Jesse James

  • Be present in your neighbourhood and get to know your neighbours

  • Be prayerful: for some ideas on how you can pray, CLICK HERE


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November Delve Submission Due next Monday

If you have something you would like to include in the next edition of Delve such as a story or art, or you need to get information to the congregation about a ministry, please have them submitted by Monday Oct 27th. 

Please contact Clem Lee: clemlee@acanac.net for your submission


Last Week to Bring Thanksgiving Food Donations

For the month of October we are collecting non-perishable food bank items for the Dufferin Oasis Food bank. Thank you for your generous donations.

 
We will continue to collect donations until this Thursday. Please bring your donations this Sunday or drop them off at the church office during the week. 


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Personal Item Donations For Neighborlink

In Novemeber we will be collecting personal items for Neighborlink.
Personal items are anything you might store in your bathroom. Collection boxes will be available at the parking lot entrance in November.
 

Neighborlink is a collaboration with other churches in Willowdale to help people in our neighbourhood. Thank you for your generosity. 


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Ordination Celebration for Pastor Greg Kay 

Mark it on your calendar! Our beloved worship pastor Greg Kay is getting ordained! Come celebrate with us on Sunday December 7th @ 6:30pm. 

 


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ESL Cafe Looking for Volunteers

Interested in meeting new friends and helping new comers practice English? Our ESL Café is looking for volunteers to join our weekly gatherings. The ESL Café meets at 7:00pm on Tuesday evenings in the east lounge. If you are interested, please contact Garth Barron (garthbarron@sympatico.ca) 


Surprising Hope CD

Every fall as a part of our journey through the common curriculum, Greg Kay and others in the community collaborate to produce a CD of music to help deepen the experience and connection to the scripture and series.  The new cd is currently available in the lounge of Spring Garden Church or can be listened to or downloaded from HERE.
 
Highlights of the Cd are “May the God of Hope” featuring our own little “wee” kids choir, and “Psalm 30” written and performed by Sharon Kim.


Fall Sunday Series: Surprising Hope in the book of Revelation

Join us Sunday mornings @10am as we worship a God who reveals to us in the book of Revelation how He is at work in the physical and spiritual realms. To see a list of themes and scripture passages, click here.