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Highlights of Our Life and Work 
July 7 ,   2019
Join us on Sunday as we hear and reflect on the story of a great Syrian general (Naaman) who learned that victory sometimes comes to those who surrender
(2 Kings 5: 1-14)
  Cafe Church
Is taking a break  for the summer and will be back again on September 8!  Everyone is welcome at the Crescent Site for Sunday worship throughout the summer.
Staff Update  
Joanne Feuer is on vacation July 1 - 12.
Events this Week
(* = weekly events)
Sunday, July 7 
Sunday Worship  - 10 am - Crescent Site
Monday, July 8
Summer office hours  (Office closed on Mondays tJuly 1 o August 16)  
Camp Spirit - 8 am - Crescent Site
Tuesday, July 9 
Sit & Stitch - 7 pm - ThirdSpace (1381 George St.)
Camp Spirit - 8 am - Crescent Site 
Wednesday, July 10
*The Third Cafe- 10 am - ThirdSpace (1381 George St.)  
* Conversation Cafe - 10:30 am - ThirdSpace (1381 George St.)
* Entering the Silence - 7 pm - ThirdSpace  (1381 George St.) 
*Conscious Connections - 7pm - ThirdSpace (1381 George St.)
Camp Spirit - 8 am - Crescent Site 
Thursday, July 11
*Centering Prayer - 7:30 am - Crescent Site, Sanctuary
Camp Spirit - 8 am - Crescent Site 
Friday, July 12 
*Encore Pilates - 9:30 am - Crescent Site, Narthex
*The Third Cafe - 10 am - ThirdSpace (1381 George St.)
Camp Spirit - 8 am - Crescent Site 
Saturday, July 13
Memorial & Tea for George Searcy - 2 pm - Crescent Site
Sunday, July 14    
Sunday Worship   - 10 am - Crescent Site 
News This Week
July 8-12, Crescent Site, 9-3 pm

Camp Spirit starts tomorrow and we have 18 children registered! 
We will be meeting Mon-Wed and Friday at the Crescent site.
Thursday we will be meeting at Crescent Beach.
You are invited to join us for the closing celebration on Friday July 12 at 2:15 in the sanctuary! 

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT!   You have been PHENOMENAL!  We appreciate your prayers for the coordinators, leaders, volunteers and the children as we learn about and experience God's love together.  
PLEASE NOTE: Meeting space is not available at the Crescent Site during these dates.
Please hold the family of Harry Baedak in your prayers.  Harry died on June 9.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Aug. 10 at 2 pm at Peninsula United Church.


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177 Danforth Avenue, Suite 304,
Toronto, Ontario, M4K 1N2.
Identify yourself as a member of Peninsula United Church, Surrey, BC to receive the group discount.
Be Careful Where You Park!
To avoid getting a ticket:
*    pay close attention to posted signs
*    no tires on grass
*    Angle parking only on 127th Street side of church
*    parallel parking only everywhere else.

Click here  to see City of Surrey parking regulations.
Click on the button labelled "Parking on Sidewalks and Boulevards" for more information.
Programs at ThirdSpace
                         #1 - 1381 George St. 604-385-0822
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am
Tired of small talk? Try some big talk!
Drop by for conversations that matter.

Upcoming Topics:
  • July 10 - Who do you think you are (now)?
Tackle That Memoir
First Monday of the month 1 - 3 pm
Next Session: August 5
Move from "doubt-gripped" to "manuscript." Using memoir writing, conversation, and creative thinking to explore ten core life themes.
Scientifically proven to bring meaning to your past, shape your future, bounce back from "stuff", and connect with others.
No writing experience needed!

Leader: Marilyn Hahn  604.996.2960
Email Marilyn for more info.
ThirdSpace Writers Group
Meets the last Wednesday of the month.
( at ThirdSpace 1381 George St. )

The next session is Wednesday, July 31, 1-3 pm

Join us as we read, discuss,and write to deepen our lives and to appreciate, encourage, connect and more via writing and sharing. No writing experience needed! Call Marilyn Hahn at 604-996-2960 for details.
Sit & Stitch
Every Tuesday from 7- 9 pm at ThirdSpace
Come relax, chat, knit and find life-changing friendships. All ages and skill levels are welcome - especially beginners!

The Third Cafe
Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
at ThirdSpace

Drop by for a cuppa fresh ground coffee or gourmet tea! A warm welcome awaits in a place that is relaxed, safe and truly inclusive.
Wednesdays, 7 - 8 pm -  at ThirdSpace
One Hour of Silent Meditation for the Experienced Meditator Complete Silence; no guidance or instruction provided. 

Facilitator: Marilyn Hurst
Wednesdays, 7 - 9:30 pm -  at ThirdSpace
Conscious Connections invites people to come together, practice self-inquiry and make meaningful connections along their journey.
Our focus is help people identify, use, understand and effectively manage emotions, communicate better, reduce anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts, improve relationships, empathize with others, and better face life's challenges. Our mission is to create one global family that works together instead of against each other.

Leaders: Jeannine Hart & Nelson Beavington

Events Beyond Our Congregation

Indigenous Studies Program Summer School 
Week 1 - July 1 to 5; Week 2 - July 8 to 12
VST Campus
The Indigenous Studies Program Summer School offers holistic and interdisciplinary courses that examines sacred scripture, theology, and philosophy through the lens of indigenous thought. Be ready to embark on a journey of learning, healing, and growth!
Advanced Care Planning:  
How do you want to live your life at the end?
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Lunch N Learn.  Bring a neighbour!
Doors open, visit exhibits 11 am.  Program 11:30 am to 3:30 pm -  
Mt. Olive Church 2350 148 St. South Surrey
Catered - Register by July 7, 2019  Phone: 604-541-8653 

Song Circle
You are invited to join us at Mount Olive Lutheran Church located at 2350 148 Street in Surrey
for 'Song Circle' on Sunday, July 14 from 3:30 to 5 pm

Register Now for Summer Day Camps! 
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 6 - August 9
(9am - 3pm everyday)
Your children are invited to join us for some eye-opening outdoor adventures this summer! We will explore and learn about our local watershed through hands-on activities around the farm, forest and river. This cell phone /tablet / laptop /tv / wifi / carrier-pigeon - free experience may be just what they need for cultivating wonder for the places and creatures around them!

Kids ages 6-12 are welcome (must have finished kindergarten).

All Day Camp content will be the same, so just pick the week that works best for your schedule!
Register Here:
 Donations for First United Downtown 
Support our meal program which allows us to provide breakfast and lunch for up to 200 people weekly.
Your gift to the meal program at First could provide hot, healthy, and delicious meals for our DTES neighbours or the supplies needed to serve these meals. It could also help us purchase much-needed equipment for the kitchen. Thank you for your gift and for the support you share with us all year long.
Your gift could support...
$50: 12 new serving trays
$100: 540 sets compostable dishware
$250: 125 bowls of healthy breakfast soup
$1,000: Oven seed money ($27,000 needed) 
From Our Administration Team
Announcements Deadline
Weekly bulletin announcements must be in the office by 10 am on Wednesdays. 

Email to or call 604-531-2979.