February 11, 2018

Kilbride’s Annual Meeting is coming up in March and will be following a potluck lunch at noon. Please submit your reports to Larry at larryallin1@gmail.com by Saturday February 10 to be included in the annual report.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Suppers in the area:

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.

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

Carlisle United Church, 5:30-7:30pm. Cooked and served by Boy Scouts from Carlisle and Kilbride. Adults $8, Kids (12 and under) $5, $25 for a family (max 2 adults)

Free Family Movie Day, courtesy of MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris. Saturday February17, Galaxy Theatre in Milton. Doors open at 9:30am, showing of the Lego Movie at 10:00am. First come, first served.

Human Traffiking Awareness Day. Last year the Ontario Provincial Legislature passed the Human Trafficking Act and declared February 22nd each year to be Human Traffic Awareness Day in Ontario. Human trafficking along the 403 and 401 corridors including the hotels in Milton is a major concern. To increase public this year SAVIS Halton (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services) will be observing the day with a presentation at Grace Anglican Church in Milton the evening of Thursday February 22. Numerous partner organizations including other churches and political figures will be invited to attend the event that will take place in the sanctuary starting at 7:30pm with people arriving from about 7:00pm.

Chroi Celtic Band  – Celtic Now – Music and Life for Livin’. Sunday March 11, 2:00pm at West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road in Burlington. Tickets $20, available at the door. 905.529.4871 or info@westplains.ca

 

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February 4, 2018

Today we welcome our new minister, Gavin Williams, and his family to Kilbride United Church!

Kilbride’s Annual Meeting is Sunday February 18, following a potluck lunch at noon. Please submit your reports to Larry at larryallin1@gmail.com by Saturday February 10 to be included in the annual report.

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

Free Family Movie Day, courtesy of MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris. Saturday February17, Galaxy Theatre in Milton. Doors open at 9:30am, showing of the Lego Movie at 10:00am. First come, first served.

Eggs for Sale! Larry has some extra eggs for sale this week  – farm fresh, free range, $3 per dozen.

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

 

January 21, 2018

Sunday January 28. The Worship Committee will  lead the service.

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.

 

January 14, 2016

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

World Religion Day 2018, A prelude to the U.N.’s World InterFaith Harmony Week,  Sunday January 21, 1:45 to 4:15pm at Burlington Central Public Library. A Free Event with Speakers from Multiple Faiths, including Presentations, Refreshments and Social Time. To ensure seating or for more information, email:  WRDHalton@gmail.com

January 7, 2018

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service today.

World Religion Day 2018, A prelude to the U.N.’s World InterFaith Harmony Week,  Sunday January 21, 1:45 to 4:15pm at Burlington Central Public Library. A Free Event with Speakers from Multiple Faiths, including Presentations, Refreshments and Social Time. To ensure seating or for more information, email:  WRDHalton@gmail.com

 

December 31, 2017

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

World Religion Day 2018, A prelude to the U.N.’s World InterFaith Harmony Week,  Sunday January 21, 1:45 to 4:15pm at Burlington Central Public Library. A Free Event with Speakers from Multiple Faiths, including Presentations, Refreshments and Social Time. To ensure seating or for more information, email:  WRDHalton@gmail.com

 

Eggs for Sale!  If anyone would like some farm fresh eggs, please see Larry Allin after the service. $3 per dozen

December 17, 2017

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

Advent Services are December 3, 10 and 17 in Kilbride. Advent 4 service on December 24 will be a joint service in Carlisle at 10:00am. December 31 service will be a joint service in Kilbride at 10:00am.

There will be a brief board meeting on Sunday December 17 at 9:15am to approve the 2018 budget. Budget details will be sent to board members in advance of the meeting.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

The Wesley Christmas Store. Klbride and Carlisle will be going to help at the Christmas Store once again on Monday December 18 from 9:30am with shifts for only the morning and those who wish can stay till 4:30pm. Please join this very special time to help others have a Christmas. Call Sharon at 905.689.8638.

The Ahmadiyya Jama’ Muslim of Milton community cordially invites you to a presentation reflecting on the life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad  on Saturday December 30 (time to be confirmed). The event takes place at St Paul’s United Church, 123 Main Street East in Milton. Welcome at 7:00pm, presentation at 7:30pm and refreshments at 9:00pm. To rsvp or for information: AhmadiyyaMilton@gmail.com/1-855-9-MILTON.

Carols of the King: A Musical Christmas Celebration on Sunday December 17 at 7:00pm at St James United Church in Waterdown. Combining the choirs of St James United, Carlisle United, and West Plains United Churches. Fellowship and refreshments to follow. Free will offering in support of Wesley Urban Ministries.

December 10, 2017

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

Thanks to everyone who helped and donated to the Share the Spirit event at Kilbride yesterday. $345 was raised by the breakfast and another $156 at the bake table  as well as many food and gift items for Wesley. There is still some baking available for sale after church today !

Advent Services are December 3, 10 and 17 in Kilbride. Advent 4 service on December 24 will be a joint service in Carlisle at 10:00am. December 31 service will be a joint service in Kilbride at 10:00am.

There will be a brief board meeting on Sunday December 17 at 9:15am to approve the 2018 budget. Budget details will be sent to board members in advance of the meeting.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

The Wesley Christmas Store, running from December 13-22,  is a much-anticipated annual program running in Hamilton for more than 30 years for those living below the low-income cut-off in our community. The premise is simple: instead of using money, people who access our Christmas store pay with points, based on the number of people in their families. Last year, this program was accessed by more than 2,500 people in Hamilton. Wesley’s Christmas Store is special because it allows people to choose their own gifts, and our system accommodates all family compositions, including single adults. Kilbride can help by donating gifts, gift cards (eg. Walmart, President’s Choice, Tim Hortons) and non perishable food items. Kilbride and Carlisle will be going to help at the Christmas Store once again on Monday December 18 from 9:30am with shifts for only the morning and those who wish can stay till 4:30pm. Please join this very special time to help others have a Christmas. Call Sharon at 905.689.8638.

Comfort and Joy Service on Sunday December 10, 7:30pm, at St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. This beautiful service is a celebration and remembrance of those who have experienced challenge and loss, with candle lighting and communion. For information 905.854.9959 or 905.299.8492.

The Ahmadiyya Jama’ Muslim of Milton community cordially invites you to a presentation reflecting on the life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad  on Saturday December 30 (time to be confirmed). The event takes place at St Paul’s United Church, 123 Main Street East in Milton. Welcome at 7:00pm, presentation at 7:30pm and refreshments at 9:00pm. To rsvp or for information: AhmadiyyaMilton@gmail.com/1-855-9-MILTON.

Carols of the King: A Musical Christmas Celebration on Sunday December 17 at 7:00pm at St James United Church in Waterdown. Combining the choirs of St James United, Carlisle United, and West Plains United Churches. Fellowship and refreshments to follow. Free will offering in support of Wesley Urban Ministries.

 

December 3, 2017

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or offering envelope.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

Share the Spirit event at Kilbride on Saturday December 9 from 8:00am to noon. Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale. We  are looking for your donations of baking (packaged and price) and gifts, gift cards (see the Wesley notice)/non-perishable food items for the Wesley Christmas Store. Help at the breakfast and bake table is appreciated.

Advent Services are December 3, 10 and 17 in Kilbride. Advent 4 service on December 24 will be a joint service in Carlisle at 10:00am. December 31 service will be a joint service in Kilbride at 10:00am.

There will be a brief board meeting on Sunday December 17 at 9:15am to approve the 2018 budget. Budget details will be sent to board members in advance of the meeting.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

The Wesley Christmas Store, running from December 13-22,  is a much-anticipated annual program running in Hamilton for more than 30 years for those living below the low-income cut-off in our community. The premise is simple: instead of using money, people who access our Christmas store pay with points, based on the number of people in their families. Last year, this program was accessed by more than 2,500 people in Hamilton. Wesley’s Christmas Store is special because it allows people to choose their own gifts, and our system accommodates all family compositions, including single adults. Kilbride can help by donating gifts, gift cards (eg. Walmart, President’s Choice, Tim Hortons) and non perishable food items. Kilbride and Carlisle will be going to help at the Christmas Store once again on Monday December 18 from 9:30am with shifts for only the morning and those who wish can stay till 4:30pm. Please join this very special time to help others have a Christmas. Call Sharon at 905.689.8638.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

Comfort and Joy Service on Sunday December 10, 7:30pm, at St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. This beautiful service is a celebration and remembrance of those who have experienced challenge and loss, with candle lighting and communion. For information 905.854.9959 or 905.299.8492.

The Ahmadiyya Jama’ Muslim of Milton community cordially invites you to a presentation reflecting on the life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad  on Saturday December 16 at 7:00pm. The event takes place at St Paul’s United Church, 123 Main Street East in Milton. Welcome at 7:00pm, presentation at 7:30pm and refreshments at 9:00pm. To rsvp or for information: AhmadiyyaMilton@gmail.com/1-855-9-MILTON.

Carols of the King: A Musical Christmas Celebration on Sunday December 17 at 7:00pm at St James United Church in Waterdown. Combining the choirs of St James United, Carlisle United, and West Plains United Churches. Fellowship and refreshments to follow. Free will offering in support of Wesley Urban Ministries.

November 26, 2017

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or in your offering envelope.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

The Wesley Christmas Store, running from December 13-22,  is a much-anticipated annual program running in Hamilton for more than 30 years for those living below the low-income cut-off in our community. The premise is simple: instead of using money, people who access our Christmas store pay with points, based on the number of people in their families. Last year, this program was accessed by more than 2,500 people in Hamilton. Wesley’s Christmas Store is special because it allows people to choose their own gifts, and our system accommodates all family compositions, including single adults. Kilbride can help by donating gifts, gift cards (eg. Walmart, President’s Choice, Tim Hortons) and non perishable food items. Kilbride and Carlisle will be going to help at the Christmas Store we will be helping with the Wesley Christmas store once again on Monday December 18 from 9:30am with shifts for only the morning and those who wish can stay till 4:30pm. Please join this very special time along with our friends from Carlisle to help others have a Christmas. Call Sharon at 905.689.8638.

Share the Spirit event at Kilbride on Saturday December 9 from 8:00am to noon. Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale. We  are looking for your donations of baking (packaged and price) and gifts, gift cards (see above notice)/non-perishable food items for the Wesley Christmas Store. Help at the breakfast and bake table is appreciated.

Advent Services are December 3, 10 and 17 in Kilbride. Advent 4 service on December 24 will be a joint service in Carlisle at 10:00am. December 31 service will be a joint service in Kilbride at 10:00am.

There will be a brief board meeting on Sunday December 17 at 9:15am to approve the 2018 budget. Budget details will be sent to board members in advance of the meeting.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

The Christmas Card on Friday December 1, 7:30pm at Lowville United Church. Presenting a dramatic reading of Stuart McLean’s The Christmas Card from ‘The Unreleased Stories’ of the Vinyl Café. Performed by Chris Reid, actor with the Burlington Performing Arts Tottering Biped Theatre. Enjoy some good ol’ rock and roll live music by Lakeshore 6. Hor d’oevres and hot apple cider to follow. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the local food bank. Free will offering.

Milton Choristers presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday December 2, 7:30pm at the FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton. Adult $25, Senior $20, child/student $5. More information at miltonchoristers.com.

Comfort and Joy Service on Sunday December 10, 7:30pm, at St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. This beautiful service is a celebration and remembrance of those who have experienced challenge and loss, with candle lighting and communion. For information 905.854.9959 or 905.299.8492.

November 19, 2017

On Sunday November 19 there will be a presentation on a trip to Kenya.

A benevolent fund has been set up for the migrant worker who lost both legs in a farming accident earlier this year. Donations can be made to Kilbride United Church this fund; please note the details on your cheque or in your offering envelope.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

Christmas Tree Decorating at Kilbride is on the evening of Thursday November 23. Help is appreciated.

Sunday November 26 worship at Kilbride. ‘Hanging of the Greens’.

The Wesley Christmas Store, running from December 13-22,  is a much-anticipated annual program running in Hamilton for more than 30 years for those living below the low-income cut-off in our community. The premise is simple: instead of using money, people who access our Christmas store pay with points, based on the number of people in their families.Last year, this program was accessed by more than 2,500 people in Hamilton.Wesley’s Christmas Store is special because it allows people to choose their own gifts, and our system accommodates all family compositions, including single adults. Kilbride can help by donating gifts and non perishable food items. Kilbride and Carlisle will be going to help at the Christmas Store (date to be determined) and will take your gifts to store.

Share the Spirit event at Kilbride on Saturday December 9 from 8:00am to noon. Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale. We  are looking for your donations of baking (packaged and price) and gifts/non-perishable food items for the Wesley Christmas Store. Help at the breakfast and bake table is appreciated.

Advent Services are December 3, 10 and 17 in Kilbride. Advent 4 service on December 24 will be a joint service in Carlisle at 10:00am. December 31 service will be a joint service in Kilbride at 10:00am.

There will be a brief board meeting on Sunday December 17 at 9:15am to approve the 2018 budget. Budget details will be sent to board members in advance of the meeting.

Farewell lunch for Rev. Lorna will held in Carlisle after their service on Sunday January 7.

Prayer with the songs of Taízé, Sunday November 19, 7:30pm at Port Nelson United Church, 3132 South Drive in Burlington. Quiet ecumenical worship with singing and candlelight.

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25, 10:00am-3:00pm. At Carlisle United Church.

Fiddling Around Canada for 150 Years by the Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra on Saturday November 25, 2:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Featuring music by Don Messer, Ned Landry, Al Cherney, Stompin’ Tom and the Hockey Song, and more. There’ll be door prizes and a reception to follow. Adults $20, Students $10, 6 and under are free. Tickets available from the church office, and may be paid with cash, cheque ,Visa/MC (phone or in person) or Debit (in person).

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

The Christmas Card on Friday December 1, 7:30pm at Lowville United Church. Presenting a dramatic reading of Stuart McLean’s The Christmas Card from ‘The Unreleased Stories’ of the Vinyl Café. Performed by Chris Reid, actor with the Burlington Performing Arts Tottering Biped Theatre. Enjoy some good ol’ rock and roll live music by Lakeshore 6. Hor d’oevres and hot apple cider to follow. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the local food bank. Free will offering.

Milton Choristers presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday December 2, 7:30pm at the FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton. Adult $25, Senior $20, child/student $5. More information at miltonchoristers.com.

Comfort and Joy Service on Sunday December 10, 7:30pm, at St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. This beautiful service is a celebration and remembrance of those who have experienced challenge and loss, with candle lighting and communion. For information 905.854.9959 or 905.299.8492

November 12, 2017

There is an Official Board meeting on Tuesday November 14 at 7:00pm at Carlisle United Church and Kilbride United Church Board meeting on Wednesday November 15 at 7:00pm.

Final Seniors’ Lunch is on Tuesday November 14 at noon.

On Sunday November 19 there will be a presentation on a trip to Kenya.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

Craft, Bake and Book Sale on Saturday November 18, 9:00am to 1:00pm. Home-baked cookies, squares, loaves, pies & fruit cake, Deli of meat pies, cabbage rolls, salads & preserves, hand-made crafts & quilts, used books & more! Enjoy a delicious lunch of home-made soup, breads and dessert. St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown. http://www.stjameswaterdown.ca.

Seasons Milton 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday November 18, 10:00am-2:00pm. Shop for one of a kind items and gifts. Free chili lunch from noon to 1:00pm. First 100 guests get a free gift! 760 Bronte Street south in Milton.

Prayer with the songs of Taízé, Sunday November 19, 7:30pm at Port Nelson United Church, 3132 South Drive in Burlington. Quiet ecumenical worship with singing and candlelight.

The Burlington Age-Friendly Council presents another Empowering Seniors event: Affordable Housing Options on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 1:00pm at the  Burlington Central Public Library, 2331 New Street (Centennial Hall). The purpose of the event is to Come & Learn – 1) The variety of affordable housing option in Halton, 2) The Halton HomeShare program 3) Housing design & adaptability. You can register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/affordable-housing-options-empowering-seniors-series-tickets-39231912707. Any questions please email: info@burlingtonagefriendly.ca and visit the Burlington Age-Friendly website at: http://burlingtonagefriendly.ca/

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25, 10:00am-3:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to come.

Fiddling Around Canada for 150 Years by the Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra on Saturday November 25, 2:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Featuring music by Don Messer, Ned Landry, Al Cherney, Stompin’ Tom and the Hockey Song, and more. There’ll be door prizes and a reception to follow. Adults $20, Students $10, 6 and under are free. Tickets available from the church office, Nancy Whitnell and Jim Hawkins and may be paid with cash, cheque plus through the office only using Visa/MC (phone or in person) or Debit (in person). All proceeds to the work of St Paul’s.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

Milton Choristers presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday December 2, 7:30pm at the FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton. Adult $25, Senior $20, child/student $5. More information at miltonchoristers.com.

November 5, 2017

We welcome members of the local Scouting and Guiding groups and their families today  for our Remembrance Day service.

There is an Official Board meeting on Tuesday November 14 at 7:00pm at Carlisle United Church and Kilbride United Church Board meeting on Wednesday November 15 at 7:00pm.

Final Seniors’ Lunch is on Tuesday November 14 at noon.

On Sunday November 19 there will be a presentation on a trip to Kenya.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

Wesley Urban Ministries Marketplace on Tuesday November 7, noon-1:30pm at the David Braley Health Science Centre, 100 Main Street West, Health Campus 2032 Auditorium (2nd Fl) in Hamilton. Drop by Wesley’s Marketplace to learn about all of our community supports in Hamilton. Lunch is on us! Learn more about local poverty supports, refugee resettlement, harm reduction, transitional care and much more!

Diwali Celebration, Friday November 10 from 7:00-9:00pm at the Milton Memorial Arena, Lion’s Hall, presented by MPP Indira Naidoo Harris. This free event includes cultural presentations, food and children’s crafts. All welcome!

Christmas in the Country Bazaar, Saturday November 11, 10:00am-2:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to follow.

Craft, Bake and Book Sale on Saturday November 18, 9:00am to 1:00pm. Home-baked cookies, squares, loaves, pies & fruit cake, Deli of meat pies, cabbage rolls, salads & preserves, hand-made crafts & quilts, used books & more! Enjoy a delicious lunch of home-made soup, breads and dessert. St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown. http://www.stjameswaterdown.ca.

Seasons Milton 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday November 18, 10:00am-2:00pm. Shop for one of a kind items and gifts. Free chili lunch from noon to 1:00pm. First 100 guests get a free gift! 760 Bronte Street south in Milton.

Prayer with the songs of Taízé, Sunday November 19, 7:30pm at Port Nelson United Church, 3132 South Drive in Burlington. Quiet ecumenical worship with singing and candlelight.

The Burlington Age-Friendly Council presents another Empowering Seniors event: Affordable Housing Options on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 1:00pm at the  Burlington Central Public Library, 2331 New Street (Centennial Hall). The purpose of the event is to Come & Learn – 1) The variety of affordable housing option in Halton, 2) The Halton HomeShare program 3) Housing design & adaptability. You can register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/affordable-housing-options-empowering-seniors-series-tickets-39231912707. Any questions please email: info@burlingtonagefriendly.ca and visit the Burlington Age-Friendly website at: http://burlingtonagefriendly.ca/

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25, 10:00am-3:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to come.

Fiddling Around Canada for 150 Years by the Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra on Saturday November 25, 2:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Featuring music by Don Messer, Ned Landry, Al Cherney, Stompin’ Tom and the Hockey Song, and more. There’ll be door prizes and a reception to follow. Adults $20, Students $10, 6 and under are free. Tickets available from the church office, Nancy Whitnell and Jim Hawkins and may be paid with cash, cheque plus through the office only using Visa/MC (phone or in person) or Debit (in person). All proceeds to the work of St Paul’s.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

Milton Choristers presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday December 2, 7:30pm at the FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton. Adult $25, Senior $20, child/student $5. More information at miltonchoristers.com.

October 29, 2017

A Lay Visitation Team has been gathered together by Rev. Lorna. Serving on this team for Carlisle are Linda Dodman, Joan Eagle, Sheila Garrett and Drew Mudge. Serving on the team for Kilbride are Sharon Banks and Sharon Curran. We ask your prayers and support for this team as they get under way.

Tansley Traditions on Saturday November 4, 9:30am to 3:30pm at Tansley United Church, 2111 Walker’s Line in Burlington. Artisans, Granny’s Attic, home baking, soup and sandwich lunch.

Wesley Urban Ministries Marketplace on Tuesday November 7, noon-1:30pm at the David Braley Health Science Centre, 100 Main Street West, Health Campus 2032 Auditorium (2nd Fl) in Hamilton. Drop by Wesley’s Marketplace to learn about all of our community supports in Hamilton. Lunch is on us! Learn more about local poverty supports, refugee resettlement, harm reduction, transitional care and much more!

Diwali Celebration, Friday November 10 from 7:00-9:00pm at the Milton Memorial Arena, Lion’s Hall, presented by MPP Indira Naidoo Harris. This free event includes cultural presentations, food and children’s crafts. All welcome!

Christmas in the Country Bazaar, Saturday November 11, 10:00am-2:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to follow.

Craft, Bake and Book Sale on Saturday November 18, 9:00am to 1:00pm. Home-baked cookies, squares, loaves, pies & fruit cake, Deli of meat pies, cabbage rolls, salads & preserves, hand-made crafts & quilts, used books & more! Enjoy a delicious lunch of home-made soup, breads and dessert. St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown. http://www.stjameswaterdown.ca.

Seasons Milton 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday November 18, 10:00am-2:00pm. Shop for one of a kind items and gifts. Free chili lunch from noon to 1:00pm. First 100 guests get a free gift! 760 Bronte Street south in Milton.

The Burlington Age-Friendly Council presents another Empowering Seniors event: Affordable Housing Options on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 1:00pm at the  Burlington Central Public Library, 2331 New Street (Centennial Hall). The purpose of the event is to Come & Learn – 1) The variety of affordable housing option in Halton, 2) The Halton HomeShare program 3) Housing design & adaptability. You can register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/affordable-housing-options-empowering-seniors-series-tickets-39231912707. Any questions please email: info@burlingtonagefriendly.ca and visit the Burlington Age-Friendly website at: http://burlingtonagefriendly.ca/

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25, 10:00am-3:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to come.

Fiddling Around Canada for 150 Years by the Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra on Saturday November 25, 2:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Featuring music by Don Messer, Ned Landry, Al Cherney, Stompin’ Tom and the Hockey Song, and more. There’ll be door prizes and a reception to follow. Adults $20, Students $10, 6 and under are free. Tickets available from the church office, Nancy Whitnell and Jim Hawkins and may be paid with cash, cheque plus through the office only using Visa/MC (phone or in person) or Debit (in person). All proceeds to the work of St Paul’s.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

October 22, 2017

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the pastoral charge at Carlisle United Church today at 12:30pm for the purpose of receiving the report and recommendation of the Joint Search Committee to address the ministerial vacancy. Our congregation has been invited to come earlier to our joint congregational meeting at Carlisle so that we can enjoy their coffee hour before 12:30pm.

 Carlisle United Church is looking for a new caretaker. If you know of anyone that might be interested please have them contact the office at Carlisle for further information.

Wesley Urban Ministries Marketplace on Tuesday November 7, noon-1:30pm at the David Braley Health Science Centre, 100 Main Street West, Health Campus 2032 Auditorium (2nd Fl) in Hamilton. Drop by Wesley’s Marketplace to learn about all of our community supports in Hamilton. Lunch is on us! Learn more about local poverty supports, refugee resettlement, harm reduction, transitional care and much more!

Diwali Celebration, Friday November 10 from 7:00-9:00pm at the Milton Memorial Arena, Lion’s Hall, presented by MPP Indira Naidoo Harris. This free event includes cultural presentations, food and children’s crafts. All welcome!

Seasons Milton 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday November 18, 10:00am-2:00pm. Shop for one of a kind items and gifts. Free chili lunch from noon to 1:00pm. First 100 guests get a free gift! 760 Bronte Street south in Milton.

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25. At Carlisle United Church. More details to come.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

 

October 15, 2017

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the pastoral charge at Carlisle United Church on Sunday October 22, 2017 at 12:30 pm for the purpose of receiving the report and recommendation of the Joint Search Committee to address the ministerial vacancy.

Carlisle United Church is looking for a new caretaker. If you know of anyone that might be interested please have them contact the office at Carlisle for further information.

UNITED2RING Bell Choir at Carlisle United Church today at the 11:00am service. Join us for a unique musical experience.

Milton Historical Society invites you to join our guided walking tours. Historic Martin Street (October 15 at 2:00pm), Historic Mill and Victoria Streets area (October 21 at 10:00am), Historic Victoria Park Square and area (October 28 at 2:00pm) and Historic Main Street (October 29 at 2:00pm). Tours begin at 16 James Street. Cost is $10 per person (payable at time of walk). Walks must be booked in advance as space is limited. Book at info@miltonhistoricalsociety.ca or call 905.875.4156 or in person at the MHS office, Wednesday or Saturday until noon.

Rev. Mark Curtis, the singing priest of Canada, will be bringing his message of Thanksliving to Lowville United Church this evening at 7:00pm. Please highlight your calendars for this special, musical sermon that speaks to hope and revitalization for the future. Small is big in the world of faith building relationships.  It is a message that you will not want to miss.

Linnea Good In Concert. Monday October 16 at 7:00pm, West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road West, Burlington, Ontario, join Canadian hymnwriter-pianist-singer Linnea Good and drummer David Jonsson for an evening of lively music-making that is faith-filled and joyful!  General seating in the accessible sanctuary at West Plains. Tickets $15 each.  Call 905-529-4871 or email info@westplains.ca

Card Party, Monday October 16 at 7:00pm, St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. $10 per person, lunch and door prizes. For tickets, call 905.854.2479 or 905.854.2156.

Autumn Afternoon Tea, Saturday October 21, 2:00-4:00pm at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line. Presented by the Nasagiweya Historical Society, a fundraiser for the continued preservation o fthe history of Nassagaweya Township. $25 per person or special rate for tables of 8, advance booking only. Door prizes, illusionist, raffles, local history books for sale. For tickets, 519.822.4374, 905.876.3322 or info@nasagiweyahistoricalsociety.com. Information at http://www.nasagiweyahistoricalsociety.com

 

October 8, 2017

Carlisle United Church is looking for a new caretaker. If you know of anyone that might be interested please have them contact the office at Carlisle for further information.

Harvest Fair on Saturday October 14, 9:30am-1:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Celebrate Fall at the fair! Enjoy home baking and preserves, crafts and tiny treasures, a kids corner and a delicious lunch served from 11:00am-1:00pm. More details at stpaulsmilton.com.

‘Yours Affectionately’ Concert on Saturday October 14, 7:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Rosanne Warren, flute, Larisa Gulenco, piano  and Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano, with support by St Paul’s choir present a concert including actual letters sent by Ontario settlers back to their loved ones in Scotland in the mid 1800’s, and music popular in the era. Admission is by donation at the door, suggested at 15$. Be part of Canada’s birthday party and soak up local history and music. See you there!

UNITED2RING Bell Choir at Carlisle United Church on Sunday October 15 at the 11:00am service. Join us for a unique musical experience.

Milton Historical Society invites you to join our guided walking tours. Historic Martin Street (October 15 at 2:00pm), Historic Mill and Victoria Streets area (October 21 at 10:00am), Historic Victoria Park Square and area (October 28 at 2:00pm) and Historic Main Street (October 29 at 2:00pm). Tours begin at 16 James Street. Cost is $10 per person (payable at time of walk). Walks must be booked in advance as space is limited. Book at info@miltonhistoricalsociety.ca or call 905.875.4156 or in person at the MHS office, Wednesday or Saturday until noon.

Rev. Mark Curtis, the singing priest of Canada, will be bringing his message of Thanksliving to Lowville United Church on Sunday October 15 at 7:00pm. Please highlight your calendars for this special, musical sermon that speaks to hope and revitalization for the future. Small is big in the world of faith building relationships.  It is a message that you will not want to miss.

Linnea Good In Concert. Monday October 16 at 7:00pm, West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road West, Burlington, Ontario, join Canadian hymnwriter-pianist-singer Linnea Good and drummer David Jonsson for an evening of lively music-making that is faith-filled and joyful!  Linnea’s songs are found in Voices United and More Voices, and include well-known hymns such as ‘Make a Joyful Noise’, ‘A Light Is Gleaming’, ‘Like a Rock’, ‘And When You Call For Me’ and others.  Linnea’s lively and energetic performances singing from the piano, together with David’s drumming, bring audiences to their feet in joyful song!   Join Linnea and David on this stop in their 2017 Ontario Tour! General seating in the accessible sanctuary at West Plains. Tickets $15 each.  Call 905-529-4871 or email info@westplains.ca

Card Party, Monday October 16 at 7:00pm, St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. $10 per person, lunch and door prizes. For tickets, call 905.854.2479 or 905.854.2156.

Autumn Afternoon Tea, Saturday October 21, 2:00-4:00pm at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line. Presented by the Nasagiweya Historical Society, a fundraiser for the continued preservation o fthe history of Nassagaweya Township. $25 per person or special rate for tables of 8, advance booking only. Door prizes, illusionist, raffles, local history books for sale. For tickets, 519.822.4374, 905.876.3322 or info@nasagiweyahistoricalsociety.com. Information at http://www.nasagiweyahistoricalsociety.com

Wesley Urban Ministries Marketplace on Tuesday November 7, noon-1:30pm at the David Braley Health Science Centre, 100 Main Street West, Health Campus 2032 Auditorium (2nd Fl) in Hamilton. Drop by Wesley’s Marketplace to learn about all of our community supports in Hamilton. Lunch is on us! Learn more about local poverty supports, refugee resettlement, harm reduction, transitional care and much more!

October 1, 2017

Food Truck Fridays, each Friday from September 8 to October 6, 4:30-8:00pm at St David’s Presbyterian Church in Campbellville. Dine in or take out. Music and games! Follow St David’s on Facebook to see what trucks are attending each evening.

Followers of the Celtic Way, continuing weekly on Saturdays at 5:00pm, at St. George’s Anglican Church, 7051 Guelph Line, Campbellville..We offer a Celtic spirituality that emphasizes the goodness and sacredness of all God’s Creation as it informs our daily lives, and therefore calls us to be environmental stewards of Creation and to affirm the equality and dignity of all people. This is an informal gathering (50-60 minutes) of songs, meditation, and prayer, with the music accompanied each week by an instrument of a Celtic flavour such as fiddle, flute or harp.  A light supper will be provided afterwards. All ages welcome – come as you are.

Dessert Euchre, Monday, October 2 – 7:00 pm at Nassagaweya Presbyterian Church, 3097 15 Side Rd, Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0. Dessert will be served first with 8 games of Euchre to follow. The cost is $10 and everyone gets a prize. All are invited to come out for a fun evening of sweets and cards. http://www.nassagaweya.com

Harvest Fair on Saturday October 14, 9:30am-1:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Celebrate Fall at the fair! Enjoy home baking and preserves, crafts and tiny treasures, a kids corner and a delicious lunch served from 11:00am-1:00pm. More details at stpaulsmilton.com.

‘Yours Affectionately’ Concert on Saturday October 14, 7:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Rosanne Warren, flute, Larisa Gulenco, piano  and Marion Samuel-Stevens, soprano, with support by St Paul’s choir present a concert including actual letters sent by Ontario settlers back to their loved ones in Scotland in the mid 1800’s, and music popular in the era. Admission is by donation at the door, suggested at 15$. Be part of Canada’s birthday party and soak up local history and music. See you there!