January 28, 2018

Welcome, Gavin and his family to Kilbride United Church!

On Sunday February 4, we welcome our new minister Gavin Williams to our pastoral charge. Gavin is currently ministering at Moorefield and West Montrose United Church pastoral charge, with preaching  experience since 2007. Gavin is sponsored by Mount Forest United Church, is licensed to perform all the sacraments and weddings. He has a Bachelor’s Degree (English Major) 2002 and has studied at Emmanuel College, University of Toronto.


Super Hero Chili Cookoff at Lowville United Church on Saturday January 27, 5:00-7:00pm. Vote for your favourite chili from our Super Hero recipes including Superman’s Kryptonite Chili, Batman’s Joker Chile and more! Adults $10, children 7-12 $5, tickets at the door. lowvilleunitedchurch.ca

Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser for The Bridge, Transition from Prison to Community. Saturday, Feb 3 2018 at St Stephen United Church, 2258 Parkway Drive in Burlington. Doors open at 5:00pm, meal at 6:00pm. Adults $15, Youth $10, Family $40. Call 905.592.1832 or 905.336.7413 for tickets.

THE ‘BIG SING’ OF CANADIAN HYMNS – A Canada 150 Celebration. During “Canada 150” there have been many reminders of Canadian contributions to science and technology, sports, peace-making and the arts. Hymns are also part of the Canadian legacy…. starting with “The Huron Carol”, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”. But there are many, many more.  On Sunday, February 11th, you are invited to come and sing these and other selections of Canadian authorship at Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Road, (at Winston Churchill Blvd) in Mississauga. Refreshments at 2:30, and hymn sing at 3:00 P.M. The “Big Sing” will include selections from the Eden choir led by Bev Killen and Catherine Ambrose, with narrative provided by Dr. Fred Graham. Admission is free, and parking is available. Please plan to attend with a singing companion. Sponsored by the Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada.

Shrove Tuesday, February 13, St. David’s Presbyterian in Campbellville will be hosting a community pancake dinner from 5:30-7:30pm in the lower hall. All are welcome to attend this annual event – invite your neighbours and friends. In lieu of tickets, good will donations will be accepted to support the work of Presbyterian Sharing missions.

Pancake Breakfast at Lowville United Church, Tuesday February 13, 5:00-7:00pm. Pancakes, sausages and ice cream sundaes. $10 for adults, $5 for children age 6-10. Tickets at the door. lowvilleunitedchurch.ca