This week at Central

This week at Central

Sunday, January 14 – Saturday, January 20

THIS WEEK IN THE CONGREGATION

Order of Service

Sunday January 14
10:15 am – Prayers in the Vestry
10:30 am – Worship Service
11:40 am – Refreshments in the Church Hall

Monday January 15
4:00 pm – Hamilton Out of the Cold Dinner

Tuesday January 16
10:00 am – ‘Knit & Knatter’ (Guild Room)
7:00 pm – Youth Ministry in the Hub
7:30 pm – Mission Committee Meeting (Allan Room)

Wednesday January 17
12:10 pm – Holy Communion in the McPherson Chapel
8:00 pm – Pick-up basketball in the Gym

Thursday January 18
4:00 pm – Hamilton Out of the Cold Dinner

Saturday January 20
9:00 am – Chapel Prayers in the McPherson Chapel

At Central

  • Reminder – Shuttle Service
    No sign up required!  No cost!  No commitment required!
    From the City Hall parking lot (at Bay St.) to the Church
    9:50 a.m.             10:05 a.m.           10:20 a.m.
    From the Church to the City Hall parking lot
    11:50 a.m.           12:05 p.m.          12:20 p.m.
  • Home Groups – there are five groups that meet weekly or bi-weekly for bible study, prayer and pastoral care.  To join, call the church office.
  • We are looking for those gifted in hospitality for a kitchen team for an Alpha Course in September.  If you think you can help please contact church office.
  • Attention all book lovers and library users!  We are looking for a new Coordinator for the Church Library.  The position involves managing the circulation of existing books, cataloging new books and promoting library use.  If you have any questions or wish to express an interest in taking this on, please contact Anne Newman at anewman57@icloud.com
  • The prayer team confidentially prays for your concerns. If you have a special need or prayer request, please contact Donna Thomas at 905-664-8107.

Please keep Eileen Reynolds, Harry & Ria Olivier, Tricia Ferenbach, Eliza Charles, Frances Talbot, Kelly Marquette, Harold McKinney, Brian Gallaugher and Jean Garner in your prayers.

Save the Date

  • Men’s Breakfast – January 27 at 8 a.m.  A time of fellowship, conversation, good company, great food and short devotion.  Cost is $5 per person.  Sign up in the Hall.  Contact Jim Evel.
  • Sunday, January 28, 2018:  The CPC Book Club will meet from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Allan Room to review and discuss the novel “Flight Behaviour” by Barbara Kingsolver facilitated by Colleen and Larry Kurtz.  The novel is a riveting story surrounding a young wife and mother who is in a perpetual state of ‘fight or flight’.  It is a New York Times bestseller and was named the ‘best book of the year’ by the Washington Post and USA Today.  Everyone is invited to join this group of readers.  Refreshments are included.
  • Friday February 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Faith and Family Night for children and adults of all ages!  We will share a meal together and a time of worship and then spend the rest of the evening looking into the life Jesus through various activities including prayer, crafts and games.
  • Please join us on February 4 after the service for our annual Pancake Brunch.  All proceeds will be going to support Central to Central initiative.  Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family.  Gluten free option available!  Tickets will be on sale January 21 and January 28 and the day of.  We look forward to seeing you there!  For more information or to volunteer, please contact Kristel at kristel.bulthuis@gmail.com
  • Opening  Friday February 23 Exhibition “Christ in Art“ will be shown at the Central Church during Lent 2018.  Sixteen images of Christ-centred masterpieces spanning from the eighth to the twenty first century printed on styrofoam (size 26 x 34 inches) inform us about events in our Lord’s life from the Last Supper to the Resurrection.  The images will be accompanied by a text with the proper art label, followed by a short meditation and a prayer.  The exhibition will be open on Friday February 23; the art will be on display until Saturday March 31.

Mission Moments…. January 14 – Ready to go back to work
Presbyterians Sharing is helping to transform the lives of people in Montreal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood. The statistics for Little Burgundy are grim: 2/3 of children and youth live below the poverty line and 32% of students drop out before finishing high school. But Tyndale St.-Georges Community Centre is helping provide community members with the tools they need to realize their dreams, at every life stage. Tyndale’s employment programs not only teach job search techniques, but also build self-esteem and life skills. Jane shares, “I came to Tyndale during the lowest time in my life, and I decided to give it a shot. I was looking for something to bring back my self-confidence that would enable me to go back to the workforce. And Tyndale delivered exactly what I was looking for. And now I’m strong, I’m back again, and I’m ready to go back to work!”

Presbyterians Sharing helps people transform their lives and realize their dreams

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