2024-2-17 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated.  We keep all who are experiencing trauma, loss, illness, melancholy, or other misfortune, and all caregivers, in our prayers. Monday Evening Bible Study Group-6:30 Portland UC This week’s discussions will be based on the daily Bible readings covering the Gospel of Mark chapters 9-16. In case you find evening meetings inconvenient, we are pleased to announce that we are opening a second weekly Bible discussion group in Elgin beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 27th at 10 am in the …

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2024-2-10 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated.  We keep all who are experiencing trauma, loss, illness, melancholy or other misfortune, and all caregivers, in our prayers. We offer our sympathy to Lois, Susan, and Lynne on the death of their Mother Betty Halliday.  A celebration of Life will take place in April. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Gary Petro on Feb 16th. May his day be more enjoyable than he could ever imagine. Happy Valentine’s wishes to all. Were you startled by the bright orb that appeared …

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2024-2-3 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated.   Council ACM’s and Official Board AGM.  Sunday, February 18th is the date for all 3 meetings.  The Plan is that Portland will have their meeting right after their service. Elgin will have their meeting right after their service. That leaves the Official Board.  Elgin figures no more than 30 minutes for their meeting.  Then we will take a break for lunch which the Portland members of the O.B. have been invited to and then we will have …

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2024-1-27 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated. YAHBC The Young at Heart Breakfast Club met with 11 well-fed and happy folks on Thursday morning the 18th of January. If you would like to join them next month it will be at 9 am on Thursday the 15th of February at the Junction restaurant. Further notice will be posted nearer to the date. Ted Council ACM’s and Official Board AGM.  Sunday, February 18th is the date for all 3 meetings.  The Plan is that Portland will …

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2024-1-20 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated. YAHBC The Young at Heart Breakfast Club met with 11 well-fed and happy folks on Thursday morning the 18th of January. If you would like to join them next month it will be at 9 am on Thursday the 15th of February at the Junction restaurant. Further notice will be posted nearer to the date. Ted   Annual Report dates and AGMS It was decided at the last Official Board meeting after much discussion that the annual reports …

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2024-1-13 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated. YAHBC The YAHBC meets Thursday the 18th of January at the Junction restaurant at 9 a.m. One week earlier than usual.  If you are going to come let either Clint or Ted know by whatever means you are comfortable with by noon Wednesday the 17th. We had 16 out last month so looking forward to seeing you. Ted   Annual Report dates and AGMS It was decided at the last Official Board meeting after much discussion that the …

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2024-1-6 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Our prayer list is still growing.  Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church, or Clint Halladay updated.  Annual Report dates and AGMS It was decided at the last Official Board meeting after much discussion that the annual reports should be in to Annette by the 17th of January with the treasurer’s reports by the 24th of January. All AGMs will be held on Sunday the 18th of February. Both churches right after their regular services and the O.B. probably about 3 pm. Ted A/Chair Official Board. Elgin United Church EUC council meeting Tues Jan 16 …

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2023-12-30 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Happy New Year to all from Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge. We wish Rev Takouhi and Gary a Happy Anniversary. All the best and many more. Thank you isn’t enough in appreciation to Liz Church for leading Advent and Christmas Worship. We are blessed she is in our midst serving the community and God. Thank you Liz,  blessing. Our prayer list is extensive.  There are names that needed to be added to your daily prayers. I am sure there are others we should be praying for. Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church or Clint Halladay …

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2023-12-23 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church Christmas Blessings to all from Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge. Our prayer list is extensive.  There are names that needed to be added to your daily prayers. I am sure there are others we should be praying for. Please keep the Pastoral Care Director, Liz Church or Clint Halladay updated. December 24th Combined Christmas Eve. service at Elgin United Church 10 am, Portland United Church 4 pm, Elgin United Church 7 pm.  December 31st Portland 9:15 am, Elgin 11 am. This year donations made at the 4 p.m. Christmas Eve service, which are not designated to specific …

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2023-12-16 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland United Church December 24th Combined Christmas Eve. service at Elgin United Church 10 am, Portland United Church 4 pm, Elgin United Church 7 pm.  December 31st Portland 9:15 am, Elgin 11 am. This year donations made at the 4 p.m. Christmas Eve service, which are not designated to specific Church activities, will be directed to the Country Roads Community Flex Fund (CFF). This fund is dedicated to helping the well-being of all community members. Build A Mountain of Food (BAM) – Portland Food Bank 2023 Another successful year.  A big thank you to everyone for their donation of …

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