2020-09-20 Announcements

Portland United Church Worship 9:15 a.m. NO USHERS OR COFFEE Until Further Notice Elgin United Church   Worship  – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE   Announcements THIS WEEK – September 21 to September 27 2020  September 24, 2020 – Bell Pealers Practice @ PUC 6:30 to 8:00 P.M Portland Community Luncheon. Will be opened at a later date.   Portland UCW Annual Apple Pie Sale Portland United Church September 23rd  2020 See Connie or Sheila for Pick Up Time Price $12.00 Portland United Church Turkey Dinner With All The Trimmin’s Turkey, stuffing, cranberries, cole slaw, mashed potatoes, veggies, gray, homemade buns, and …

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2020-09-20 EUC Community Check-In

EUC Community Check-in September 19, 2020   Congratulations to Emily and Peter Hoogendyk  on the birth of their son, Robert John William on September 12, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Blessings to the whole family, and welcome to the world, little Robert! Birthday wishes to Pat Greenhorn on September 25. Lynn Burt has asked for your prayers for her sister Ellen Lee, who was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. Ellen will be undergoing chemo and radiation, and Lynn and Marian have gone to London to be with her at this time. Your thoughts and prayers for the whole …

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2020-09-08 EUC Reopening COVID 19 Protocol/Guidelines

Elgin United Church Re-Opening Considerations COVID-19 Protocol  BACKGROUND – GENERAL: EUCC will follow all applicable Lanark, Leeds, Grenville Health Unit directives and recommendations to the greatest extent possible; Maximum attendance is 30% of capacity; Sanctuary allows 25-30 attendees depending on personal bubbles; Fellowship and Centennial Rooms have NOT been included or mapped; As the number of congregants allowed in the building must be controlled, we will require advance notice by phone or e-mail from those wishing to attend. Physical Distancing (6 feet) must be respected; Coffee time will NOT take place; Pews have been marked for seating; Floors are marked …

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FUNdraising – Portland United Church Women – Turkey Dinner – 2020-10-03

Turkey Dinner With All The Trimmin’s Turkey, stuffing, cranberries, cole slaw, mashed potatoes, veggies, gray, home made buns, and apple pie Portland United Church Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 @ 5:00 P.M. Children under 12 – $8.00 Adults – $18.00 Please contact Connie @ 613-272-6747 or Sheila @ 613-272-3531 Take-Out Only

2020-09-08 EUC Opening Letter

 September 8, 2020 Hi friends, It has been almost six months since we last had an in person church at Elgin United Church, a long six months, but finally we have approval to have in person services again. We are pleased to be able to tell you that our first service will be Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 11:00AM. In order to open we have to implement certain protocols and procedures. The entire document with guidelines for reopening is posted on the church website at https://eppc-ucc.com. The main points are as follows: Maximum capacity allowed is allowed is 30% which …

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2020-09-08 PUC Protocols for Reopening

Protocols for Reopening Portland United Church Personal Conduct If anyone has tested positive for COVID-19 or are feeling unwell, they should not attend the service. Welcome to return when well. Everyone entering the church must sanitize their hands at the sanitizing station provided outside the door before entering the Fellowship Hall. Everyone entering the church must leave 6 feet between themselves and others entering the church if there is a lineup to get into the Friendship Hall or Church Everyone must wear a mask. All personal belongings(coats etc ) will remain with the individuals throughout the service Physical Entry will …

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2020-09-08 PUC Opening Letter

Portland United Church Reopening Update Letter On Wednesday, August 26, your Portland United Church Council agreed to reopen the church for Sunday services on Sunday, September 20 at 9:15 AM.  Our reopening plans are closely tied with Elgin United Church’s proposal as they plan to reopen on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 11 AM. Your church council felt it was very important to continue with virtual church services for those who either cannot or do not want to attend large gatherings due to COVID-19 concerns. We believe that our joint plan with Elgin accomplishes two objectives – Reopening the physical church for …

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2020-09-12 EUC Community Check-In

EUC Community Check-in September 12th, 2020   Our sympathy and prayers are with Carol Ann Jacobs, as her sister Miriam Greene passed away on August 19.

2020-09-08 EUC Community Check-In

EUC Community Check-in September 8, 2020 Thanks to all who volunteered at the Chicken BBQ August 29, and to all who braved some wild weather and came to buy meals. It was a wonderful partnership with the Firefighters and a great success, as we served 200 meals and sold out in under half an hour. Thanks for your support! Happy Anniversary to: September 3-Rev. Takouhi and Gary September 18-Harry and Charalee Smith Birthday blessings to: August 28- Marg Ross (hope it was a good one!) September 10- Ella Price – 11 years old September 11- Aiden Leggett Please keep Ab …

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