Thoughts and Prayers
In our thoughts and prayers are Norm Stiles, the father of Diane May and Andrea McLean;  Pat Ball; Maureen Jaggard and Rev. Étienne. 

Update concerning Rev. Étienne
This week Rev. Etienne was advised by his doctor that he is not ready to return to work as yet.  During the coming month he will continue to receive treatment and support, as he regains his strength and health.  Please continue to pray for Rev. Etienne as he deals with this period of disability and absence.

PASTORAL CARE EMERGENCIES
For any pastoral care emergencies in Rev Étienne's absence, please contact Rev. Tim Graham of Ryerson United at 226-218-3322  .

Service this Sunday
Join us this Sunday for  our 9am service with Band and 10:30 service with the Choir.  Both services will be led by John VanDuzer.  

We will also be collecting food donations for Living Rock.

Upcoming Services:
May 19 - Eydie Zuk will lead both of our services
May 26 - John VanDuzer will lead both of our services
June 2 - John VanDuzer will lead a combined service celebrating Communion with Rev. Tipple officiating
June 9 - John VanDuzer will lead both of our services

Flowers
The flowers in the Sanctuary on Sunday are placed by the Kobayashi and Koike families in loving memory of Fumi Kobayashi husband, father, grandfather and brother.

Interim Givings Statements
Your Interim Givings Statement for the end of April is available in the box on the table in the front foyer.  Kindly pick them up either before or after church.  If you have any questions or note a discrepancy, kindly contact the office at marshallmemorial@gmail.com or 905-648-4631. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

Can't make it to church?  Watch the Livestream of the 9am service on our website at  mmuc.org .

Announcements for the week of May 19th
I will be off May 16th and 17th due to my daughter having surgery.  If you have any announcements that you would like in the Newsletter or Bulletin/Calendar, kindly have them to me by Tuesday, May 14th afternoon.  Thanks, Henrietta

Ephesians - Read & Reflect
The Wednesday afternoon small group is currently studying Paul's letter to the Ephesians. We are using the book   Encounters with God: Ephesians
 by Henry Blackaby as the basis for our study. 

Everyone is welcome to join us at 1 pm in the Gathering Place (May 8, 15, & 22). 

Books are available for purchase (which can be used for your own personal study if you are unable to attend the group). Cost is $12. 

We are also encouraging everyone to read through Ephesians this month. Click on  Ephesians for the schedule . Join us on our Members and Friends of Marshall Memorial Facebook group for daily reflections on the readings. 

If you are not a member of this group, email                  judy.vanduzer@hotmail.com   to join. 

EVENTS

Wesley Dinner
Thanks to a wonderfully generous donation from the UCW, the expenses for all food items have been covered for the Wesley Dinner in May.  However, we will still require about 8 volunteers to help prepare, serve and clean up after the dinner.  It will be held on Sunday, May 19th.  We will be participating from 2:30-6:30 (or 7pm) at 195 Ferguson Street North.  If you are willing and able, there is a sign up sheet posted in the church foyer or contact Linda Craig at 905-648-1671 or craiglinda9@gmail.com.

Senior's Social
Senior's Social will be meeting Mondays from 1-2:30.  Come on out for a time of fellowship.  May 13th will be our last meeting of the season as we will be taking a break for the summer.

Vacation Bible School
Will be held mornings the week of July 2-5th at  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Community Events
Information about the below listed events can be found on the bulletin board at the far end of the hallway in the church.

  • On the Winds - a celebration of Music for Mission Aviation Fellowship, June 9th 7-9pm at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
  • At His Feet - Five practical principles to help you live victoriously, every day - June 15, 2019 9am-1pm at Marshall Memorial United Church.  For more information contact tammy@simpletruths.ca
Wesley Case for Kids Walk, Run, Ride
On Sunday June 2nd, at Bayfront Park join the Wesley community after church.  This event raises money for children living in neighborhoods with the 3rd highest child poverty rates in Ontario.  More information and pledge forms can be found on the Community Bulletin Board at the end of the hallway.