Sunday May 26th, 6:30pm for refreshments. Program at 7pm
“The Art of Letting Go - De-cluttering” ~ with professional organizer Kathy McEwan. Kathy will outline approaches and share experiences from her work in this field. A perfect topic for Spring!
The Eastern Ontario Outaouais Regional Council of The United Church of Canada supports more than 200 communities of faith in a region that stretches north of the Ottawa Valley and south to the St. Lawrence River. Please view the EOORC website for information on News, Resources, Events and more.
BCUC Spring Garage Sale, Saturday May 11, 9am - 1pm. Shop from a variety of sales areas: Baking, Books, Women’s & Children’s Clothing, White Elephant, ‘Treasures’, Plants, Children’s Books & Toys, Linens, Furniture, Youth BBQ. Scouts are holding an E-waste Collection. Bring electronic items for recycling, ie computers and accessories, appliances, tools, wires, metal, accessories, etc) but no environmental waste (fluorescent bulbs, paint, smoke detectors etc.
This year, BCUC’s Lenten Appeal will support the United Church of Zambia mission site in Chipembi. This is the place that Hazel, Doyle, and Lorrie have visited. It is the home of the Chipembi Girls’ Secondary School, which they partnered with, but also includes a Church, a Medical Centre, an Agricultural College, and a Basic School (grades JK to 7). All parts of the mission and the people who live there would benefit greatly from a partnership with BCUC - and we will benefit greatly from…
Camp Awesome will be at BCUC July 22-26! Registration forms are available here in PDF format to be printed, completed, and returned with payment. Forms are also available from the church office. Cost is $85/child (some sponsorship available). Early Bird Cost: Register before May 31 and pay $75/child. Learn more about Camp Awesome.
Do you realize that the March 2018 AGM approved proceeding with plans to reroof the Sanctuary and CE Wing over the Summer, and by Fall the project was complete? Overall cost was about $260,000 and here we are in January 2019 with less than $23,000 needed to pay off the debt. We should be very proud of ourselves!!
Once again UCW will be making turkey pies January 16, 17, and 18. Pickup will be noon to 3pm each day. Please place your orders with the office (613-820-8103 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Pies are $5 each (maximum 8 per person).
We are hoping that your family/office/organization will contribute $100 which will provide a family with food for a Christmas dinner (turkey, stuffing, potatoes, carrots, etc.) as well as a week of meals. A receipt for income tax purposes will be issued for each donation. Your assistance is also needed for the preparation of these hampers…
This year SOSA’s advent project will be a continuation of the donations to the Dunrobin tornado victims. If you are using a cheque, make it payable to Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre and on the memo line write ‘Counselling services team’. If you no longer use cheques but wish to make a donation online you can do this through the Western Ottawa Community Centre page at CanadaHelps.org.
The December 8 Vendor’s Market raised about $2,000 for the Mission Exposure Fund and the December 9 Choir Concert raised $1,400 with half to Dunrobin Tornado Relief and half to BCUC Operating Fund.
Sign up for a new account at EBATES.ca and make a minimum purchase of $25. You will get a $5 bonus rebate on your purchase and BCUC will get $10 for each new referral. Ebates.ca is a great website that actually pays you Cash Back every time you shop online and works with over 750 stores that ship to Canada including Indigo.ca, Amazon.ca, eBay, Old Navy, Forever21 and Groupon.
Come and enjoy our annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday November 17th from 9-1pm. Baked goods, silent auction and treasures galore!