2020-05-14 Weekly E-News

Elgin United Church With heavy hearts we share the news of the peaceful passing of our friend and neighbour, Earl McFadden, formerly of Elgin, in his 96th year on Friday April 29, 2022. The family will receive friends at Elgin United Church, 77 Main Street, Elgin on Saturday May 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Interment, Halladay Cemetery, Elgin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to Elgin United Church or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. We extend our sincerest condolences to Linda and family and hold …

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2022-05-07 Weekly E-News

Elgin United Church With heavy hearts we share the news of the peaceful passing of our friend and neighbour, Earl McFadden, formerly of Elgin, in his 96th year on Friday April 29, 2022. The family will receive friends at Elgin United Church, 77 Main Street, Elgin on Saturday May 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Inurnment, Halladay Cemetery, Elgin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to Elgin United Church or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. We extend our sincerest condolences to Linda and family and hold …

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2022-04-30 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge Although masks remain optional during Church for this Sunday we would like to remind  everyone of 2 points : Masks and distance are our first lines of defense against contracting and spreading Covid-19 A number of members of PUC and EUC are isolating due to Covid–19 and the local case count appears to be on the rise If you are planning on attending Sunday Service please take extra care. Council   Elgin United Church The RLELC expansion is progressing nicely. The Kitchen is awesome! We are sorting and purging items from the office, choir room and …

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2022-04-23 Weekly E News

Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge We offer a huge “thank you” to the Portland Pealers for their wonderful contribution to last Sunday’s service.  What a blessing they are!  We look forward to their next appearance. We are looking for at least one volunteer to review the content and structure of the EPPC website.  If you are able to help review this important tool, please let Duncan know. Over the years Peggy Bond collected bits and pieces of the history of Portland United Church.  We have her information, which includes photos of parishioners, and would like to organize it into albums and …

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2022-04-16 Weekly E-News

Easter Week Services April 17 – Easter Sunday services – PUC 9:15 a.m.; EUC 11:00 a.m. with Communion, led by Rev. Kathy Walton We remind people to bring their juice and cracker to Communion in  both Elgin and Portland Sunday service. Many thanks to Janet McKeage for volunteering to play the piano for us on Sunday at Portland and to Bonnie Bilton in Elgin.   Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge May you, your family and loved ones be blessed as you celebrate the true meaning of Easter, from the sadness and somberness of Maundy Thursday, to the reflection of Good Friday …

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2022-04-09 Weekly E-News

Easter Week Services April 14 – Maundy Thursday Joint Service – 7 p.m. at Elgin with Communion, led by Rev. Kathy Walton April 15 – Good Friday Joint Service – 7 p.m. at Portland led by Liz Church April 17 – Easter Sunday services – PUC 9:15 a.m.; EUC 11:00 a.m. with Communion, led by Rev. Kathy Walton Please note that Thursday and Friday are Joint Services that both congregations are invited to attend. Portland United Church Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge At our most recent meetings we have made some changes in our Boards.  We know that your support will …

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2022-04-02 Weekly E-News

ONE Night for Ukraine An Evening of Worship and Prayer Saturday, April 9 In Person and Online ‌Join us on Saturday, April 9 at 7 pm CDT (8 pm EDT / 5 pm PDT) for a special night of worship and prayer in support of the millions of children and families affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine hosted by Bethel Community Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba! ‌With music from the ONE Worship band and special guest, Jordan Janzen of The Color, we’ll lift our voices together to pray for a swift resolution to the conflict and restoration for Ukraine and …

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2022-03-26 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge would like to welcome; Barb DeJeet, LLWL March 27th, 2022 and Rev. Kathy Walton April 3rd, 2022 Elgin United Church Plan on ham, scalloped potatoes, baked beans and pie for supper/dinner Saturday. Take out at the Elgin Community Hall, 4:30 – 6 pm $15. Brought to you by Elgin United Church and the Rideau Lakes Swans. See you there. Happy Birthday to Jessica Gordanier and Dylan Carbino who are celebrating this week. Joanne McLean is home from hospital, recovering from surgery. We wish Joanne a complete and speedy recovery.   ELGIN COMMUNITY CHECK-IN -March 26,2022 On …

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2022-03-19 Weekly E-News

Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge would like to welcome; Rev. Kathy Walton March 20th, 2022 and Barb DeJeet, LLWL March 27th, 2022 Elgin United Church John Carley celebrated a birthday Wednesday this week. Happy Birthday John. Joanne McLean underwent oesophageal surgery in Ottawa, Wednesday. The surgery went well and she returned to Smiths Falls hospital for further tests. She is hoping to return home Friday. Your prayers are appreciated. Mark  March 26th, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm on your calendars and take-in the take-out dinner of ham, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, dinner roll and choice of apple or pumpkin pie at …

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2022-03-12 Weekly E-News

Spring ahead – time change comes this weekend Days will start getting longer after this weekend, as Sunday morning is time to reset your clocks for Daylight Saving Time. While phones and most electronic devices connected to a network will change automatically, the old fashioned (and reliable) analogue models, those on coffee makers and on stoves and microwaves will have to be switched. Don’t forget your car too. Elgin United Church We have learned Millie Simpson is in the Perth Hospital, please keep her in your prayers. Elgin United’s Caring and Sharing Outreach in action.  On March 17th we are …

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