Sunday October 21st, friends and family interested in learning about Islam and Islam Heritage are invited to
celebrate Islamic Heritage Month at the Islamic Centre of Canada, 2200 South Sheridan Way. An Open Doors event is running from 12:30 to 4:30 pm. A presentation on 'The Early History of Muslims in Canada' will be given by Hussan Munir, a historian. Other activities include exhibitions. calligraphy, children's activities, entertainment and refreshments.
FREE ADMISSION. RSVP at http://bit/do/opendoors2018. All are Welcome!
STRIDERS' HIKING GROUP
is the hike to Spencer Gorge/Webster Falls, Dundas Ontario. The Spencer Gorge Conservation Area exhibits the physical features which have made the Niagara Escarpment one of Ontario's most spectacular geological formations.This significant natural area contains two beautiful waterfalls: Webster and Tew Falls. Both offer spectacular vistas of the gorge. Refreshments will be served at Rev. Kathi's home in Dundas after the hike.
A sign up sheet has been posted in the Narthex to better prepare
Women for Women
Women for Women
Friday, October 19th
at 6 pm.
We will have dinner & a workshop on "Mindful Yoga" with Daphne Bennett. Email invitations will go out soon with more details. Cost is still $10. Future events will be listed on the invitation as well as outlined on Oct. 19. See Cathy Scattergood for more information. Hope to see you there!
OPEN DOOR DINNER
As part of the Open Door Program, EMUC will be hosting a dinner at Square One on
Thursday, October 25th. There is a sign-up sheet posted at the back of the church or you may
call Lorraine Moore, 905-821-1741 for more information.
How to help: Prepare a casserole (e.g. Shepherd’s pie, Mac N’Cheese, Turkey/ Pot Pie, vegetarian dish); slice up some fresh veggies (e.g. carrots, celery, peppers, cucumber) or toss a salad (e.g. green, cole slaw, Caesar, Greek). Bake some cookies or squares. If any one wishes to be creative, some Halloween themed cookies would be great for the kids. If cooking isn’t your forte, we need drinks, buns, paper plates, napkins, cutlery. If you are unable to cook, but want to help, we will need 4 people in addition to me to help at Square One. We will meet at the church at 4:30 that day.
CALLING ALL EUCHRE PLAYERS!
This is an invitation to our Fall Euchre and Dessert Evening.
Where: Erin Mills United Church in the Lower Hall.
Saturday, Oct. 27th, 2018.
Register at 6:30 pm; play starts at 7 pm
Cost: $10.00 per person.
Why: To enjoy great cards, win prizes and, of course, yummy desserts.
Who: All are welcome with or without a partner.
There has been interest expressed in creating a third book club at EMUC. Five or so people, to a maximum of ten, are required to get this started. The present book clubs would be happy to share information about their structure when new members meet to discuss and design their own.
Sign up on the sheet posted on the bulletin board in the narthex, or call Sandy Hayes at 905-820-4437. The new club could meet during the day or evening depending on the availability of the members, so please state your preference.
CALLING ALL KNITTERS AND KNITTER WANNABES!
Prayer Shawl ministry
will be held in the church narthex
the first Wednesday of every month, commencing WEDNESDAY, November 7, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m
. The shawls will be given to EMUC members (and beyond) who are unable to attend due to being shut in, or ill, or who just need to feel wrapped in prayer from our church. All knitters, learners, or those who just want to chat are welcome. The Fall is the perfect time to get back to knitting, so dust off those needles, gather your extra yarn and plan to drop by.
Questions: Sandy Hayes @ 905 820 4437.
BUNCH FOR LUNCH
The next Bunch for Lunch is scheduled for
November 4th, 2018
after the service
at 11:45 am
. We will meet at the Symposium Restaurant,
3055 Dundas St W, Mississauga
(north side of Dundas just west of Winston Churchill; plaza with Mandarin).
All are welcome.
FUNDSCRIP is an innovative fundraising program that asks you to purchase gift cards in order to pay for regular items you buy every month. A percentage of the cards purchased through FUNDSCRIP is donated back to our church.
Order forms for gift cards are available the last Sunday of every month.
next order date is Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Speak to Joanne Hines if you have any questions about the program.