June 11, 2017

The United Church of Canada is launching an Extreme Hunger Appeal as the humanitarian crisis is reaching a scale the world has not seen before in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. There is also extreme hunger, malnutrition, and starvation in Kenya. All donations raised for this appeal will go to our
long-term Mission & Service partners, including ACT Alliance, which is saving lives in the region.  Note that the federal government is matching donations made by June 30, 2017.Ways to give to this appeal:

  1. Online at http://www.united-church.ca/hunger-appeal
  2. Phone 416.231.5931 or toll-free 1.800.268.3781 ext. 2738 and use your Visa or MasterCard
  3. Send a cheque, money order, or Visa or MasterCard information with donation amount to:

The United Church of Canada
Philanthropy Unit – Emergency Response
3250 Bloor Street West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M8X 2Y4.

Migrant Worker Welcome. Our date is Saturday June 17  – we are looking for help to set up our store on the Friday afternoon at 1:00pm. We are still in search of a standalone basketball hoop that we could position in the backyard to be enjoyed by our migrant worker guests and  enjoyed by the community at other times.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart! Sharon

The annual Kilbride United Church picnic will be held on Sunday June 25 at noon at the home of Maureen and George Trenkler on 6690 McNiven Road. Please bring salads and desserts, barbecued hotdogs and hamburgers will be supplied. Please bring along lawn chairs and your bathing suit! Hope to see you there.

Grand River Cruise on Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 9:30am to 5:15pm.St Paul’s United in Milton invites you to join us on the Grand River Cruise! This cruise comes highly recommended and is ‘rain or shine’. Come and have a special day together enjoying great fellowship! There is bus transportation to and from Milton, three hour luncheon cruise with a 3 course roast beef dinner, live music show featuring ‘The Blazing Fiddles’, video presentation on the Grand River and more. Departing from Milton at 9:30am and return by 5:15pm. All inclusive price per person is $90. Book your cruise or for more information, contact Nancy Whitnell at 905.864.6667 or the St Paul’s church office at 905.878.8895 x. 21 or info@stpaulsmilton.com.

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