2020-08-13 EUC Community Check-in & Chicken BBQ 2020

EUC Community Check-in Mark Bee is recovering well from hip replacement surgery. He is hoping that as a side effect the new hip will improve his golf swing! Elgin United church has joined forces with South Crosby Fire Association (Rideau Lakes Station3) to bring you a Chicken BBQ at the Fire Hall in Elgin on Saturday, August 29th, 2020, 4:30-6:30 pm (or until sold out). We are serving a half chicken dinner, with potato salad, coleslaw, bun and dessert for $15. THIS WILL BE A TAKE-OUT ONLY EVENT AND ALL ASPECTS OF SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED, INCLUDING MASKS UPON …

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2020-08-08 EUC Community Check In

Announcing…EUC Community Check-In! As a church community, we are called to care for each other, as well as the wider world. This includes celebrating joyful news together and sharing our burdens during difficult times. Staying connected has been difficult during these times of isolation, so I would like to start a Community Check-In for Elgin United, to be shared on the weekly church e-news. Please send any special announcements (birthdays, anniversaries, new grandchildren, marriages) or any concerns (surgeries, illness, loss of  loved ones) that you would like to share with  our church community. It would also be encouraging to be …

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2020-04-26 Donations to Portland United Church

PORTLAND UNITED CHURCH Donations to Portland United Church can be made during this current disruption. During this time of “social distancing“, I ask each of you to remember that the reduced expenses of the church, and the missions we support, continue to consume cash. Let me first thank those of you who continue to contribute via PAR and to those who are already sending in their donations.  However, it would be appreciated if the rest of us could continue to help with the ongoing church expenses by making our regular donations in one of the following three ways: A Cheque …

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2020-04-11 – The Easter Story is One of Hope

Dear friend: The Easter story is one of hope. We are presently living with circumstances that mirror those of the early followers of Jesus at the time of His crucifixion more closely than most of us have ever experienced. Good Friday was a bleak and dark day for the believers of Jesus’ time. The current onslaught of statistics enumerating people around the world who have contracted COVID-19 and those that have succumbed to it makes for bleak, dark days. The early converts grieved for what they thought was a loss of hope. We grieve for loved ones, friends and neighbours …

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