EPPC Weekly eNews May 26-19


    Sunday, May 26 – Worship Planning meeting, Elgin

THIS WEEK:  May 27 – June 1         

Tuesday – Portland Community Luncheon at noon

Menu:  Greek Pasta salad, Berry and mixed Green Salad with maple dressing, Mexican Bean salad, buns and cheese

and Cranberry Maple Lemon Rice pudding for dessert.

Your hosts:  Country Roads Community Health Centre

Everyone welcome!  Pay by donation as you are able.


         Wednesday – UCW Presbyterial – 9:30 – 12 noon in the Gathering Place, PUC.

        WednesdayV.I.B.E. (Venturing in Biblical Education) – 10:00 a.m. Elgin or 7:00 p.m. Portland.  “The Bible Makes Sense” by The Rev. Dr. Walter Brueggemann,                                          Session 3;  “Making Sense as an Insider”.   It is NOT too late to join!  Contact Rev. Takouhi – 613-272-8977 or Revtakouhi@terrautopia.ca

         ThursdayBell Choir practice at 5:45;  Choirs at 7:30 p.m.

         Friday – Official Board Meeting for Elgin Portland Pastoral Charge:  May 31, 7 p.m. in Portland  United Church.

NEXT SUNDAY:   We welcome Rev. Spivey from Addison UC as he and Rev. Takouhi will be doing a pulpit exchange.

 Portland Community Luncheons – Lead hosts are needed!!  Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board.

 Spring Newsletter – Today is your last chance to send that article in for our latest edition.  Submissions must be in by Sunday, May 26 and we hope to have the Newsletter   ready for distribution on June 2.   Remember, this is “news from the pews’ so if you wish to let others know about something or have a thought to share, please send your item to Jan Haskin – janh.acorncottage@gmail.com  or hand in to the office.

June 8 – United Youth – EOOR Inaugural Meeting

Smiths Falls Community Centre (Arena)

Join the Youth of EOOR as we convert

Vision and Connection into Faith and Action

Ages: 12+   Contact Cathy Ryan 613-272-2026

See poster for more details

HALLADAY BURIAL PLACE annual memorial service Sunday June 2, 2019 at 2:30 P.M. Elgin, Ontario To be held in Elgin United Church.  Donations towards upkeep are welcomed.

 UCW June lunch will be at The Galley on Tuesday June 18 at 1:30.  Everyone is welcome to join with the group but please let Connie know if you will attend – 613-272-6747.

 UCW Pie Making:  In preparation for the pie sale on June 28th we will be making berry pies ahead in the morning of June 10, June 11 and June 13.  All hands welcome!  Strawberry rhubarb pies will be made the day of the sale – June 28 – beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Planning Ahead:

Mark Saturday, June 22 on your calendar.  The “Grateful We’re Not Dead” band will be returning to Portland United Church to share their country sounds and humour.