It is with sadness that we announce the death of
Donald Thomas Whitfield, on Tuesday, September 11. Don was the father of Jennifer Allen. Don often attended EMUC with Jennifer and Paul, longtime members of EMUC. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jennifer, Paul and the entire family. A private family celebration of Don's life will be held.
The EMUC Bridge Club starts a new season with the opening tournament and social on Friday, September 14th. A schedule of monthly match-ups alternating as host and guest keeps the play going until the closing party in June.
Come out and meet the players. Newcomers and those interested in learning to play are welcome. Come register on
Friday September 14th at 7:15 in the lower hall.
For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW EMU CLUB/FAMILY ZONE AREA –
Resumes Sunday September 16
A new, more inclusive program for the children and families in our congregation. Children and families are invited to come and explore our new space, enjoy some quiet activities and experiment with some new storytelling technology. Please come visit and find out more about this exciting new model for children's programming.
STRIDERS HIKING GROUP
The EMUC Striders will meet in the Narthex and be ready to leave at 11:30 (This early departure will allow for those hikers interested in being back in time for the reception with the Syrian family) Carpooling will be arranged for those that need a lift and those that have space. Be sure to come with sturdy footwear, clothing to suit the weather, a water bottle and a snack for the trail.
And as stewards of our natural world, we will leave only footprints, and take only pictures.
NORTHWEST MISSISSAUGA CONSTITUENT GROUP
Meet and Greet:
Sunday September 16
from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the lower Hall
at Erin Mills United Church. Please join the Northwest Mississauga Constituent group to meet the Nadaff family and Tarek Youzbashi and welcome them to Canada. They are looking forward to meeting more members of the community. Light refreshments will be served.
Cafe Sunday - Munch, Mingle and More
September 23rd will be an informal service. The sanctuary will be set up with tables and chairs to promote chatting and interaction after the service. Come for coffee! Reconnect with friends you may not have seen for a while, over lunch! Learn about what is happening at EMUC!. And join a 'think tank' to let us know what is important to you about EMUC,. This will be a casual and fun time!
Haiti School Project
Children of Hope Haiti is again collecting school supplies for the schools in Haiti are being. Refer to the poster at the back of the church and the box where you can place any supplies you wish to donate. The list of items needed can be found inside the box.
If you are planning to make a donation to the Cupboard, spaghetti sauce is needed.
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 will be available the last Sunday of every month.
next order date is Sunday, September 30, 2018.
Please see the display board at the back of the church or speak to Joanne Hines if you have any questions about the program.
WHAT TO DO WITH USED GIFT CARDS?
Your used gift cards may be placed in a small box on the Visitors table beside the photocopier room. Mary Anna Williams will ensure they are dropped off at the Town Centre for recycling.