June 5, 2016

Welcome Back to local Migrant Workers. Please save June 25 for our Welcome Back for our friends from away. We are thrilled to have the Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestraentertaining all of us including all of Kilbride. Now would be a good time to start clearing those closets of men’s clothing, bedding and towels. We are asking for donations to cover the costs of our “personal care” kits for our 40 to 50 migrant worker friends from away who are here until the harvest is over. Each kits costs more than $10. We will be setting up our “free store” on Friday, June 24..  We need men’s clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, pillows, suitcases and much more.  We already have 4 bikes!!! Want to get involved ? Phone Sharon Banks 905.689.8638. Let’s continue to show the world just how small but mighty we are.

Church Picnic on Sunday June 26 at noon, at the home of Maureen Trenkler, 6690 McNiven Road. Please bring potluck picnic lunch to share and lawn chairs.

Benefit BBQ for our Syrian Refugee Family. Presented by the Optimist /Club of Strabane, at Strabane Park on Saturday July 9, 4:00-8:00pm. Adults $10, Children under 12, $5

Farewell Potluck for Reverend Diane on July 24 at Carlisle United Church. Details to follow.

To be eligible to vote on church issues including calling a new minister, you must be a member of the pastoral charge. For more information on membership, please speak with Reverend Diane.

Sundays June 19 and 26, Reverend Barbara Morrison will be worship leader when Reverend Diane is away.

Summer Worship will be in Carlisle in July and in Kilbride in August, with
services at 10:00am. Reverend Dora Sadler will preach in Kilbride in August.