Minister: The Rev. Ivan Gregan, BA, MDiv. Assisting Minister: The Rev. Blake Caldwell, BTh
Secretary: Cheryl Settle Custodian: Judy Zinck
Musician: Adam Johnson, BA, M.Mus., Mus.Ed. Student Minister: Tamsin Michael Robson
We are pleased to announced that we have begun in-person worship. We will continue with the Virtual service option using the same links and registration process as we have in place now. Register at www.portwallisunitedchurch.ca/virtual
You can download the Entrance Policy and Questions you will be asked at the door when entering In Person Worship on Sunday morning.
Our Marriage Policy is inclusive, and we are working on being recognized as an Affirming Congregation. We are all made in God’s Image and by a God who loves us. You are our family and we are your family.
This Week’s Activities ~ November 21st – 28th
10:00 AM Worship In Person and via Zoom – Communion
11:30 AM Session Meeting
1:00 PM Baptism
7:00 PM Stewards Meeting
7:00 PM Discussion Group via Zoom. Call for the link 902-435-3644
10:00 AM There will be weekly Devotions on the United Churches for Dartmouth Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/470907990018928
Noon – 1:00 PM Paul will be at the Church to pick up items for the Food Bank.
Deal of the Week – Giant Tiger – Quaker Cereals – $2.50 a box
10:00 AM Coffee Break with the Rev. Call for the link 902-435-3644
Sunday – Advent 1 – White Gift Service – Hope
10:00 AM Worship In Person and via Zoom
If you would like to receive the “enews,” please sign up online – https://portwallisunitedchurch.ca/enews
If you are wrestling with isolation, loneliness or need to speak to someone, call the church answering machine 902-435-3644 and we will be in contact with you as soon as we get the message.
Please help us keep the lines of communication open. We would appreciate calls (902-435-3644) or emails (email@example.com) to the office with information about the joys and crises of our people; so that we can respond. The Church’s answering machine is checked on a regular basis.
PRAYER CIRCLE IN OUR CONGREGATION
If you want to add someone to our prayer circle, please let us know at the office (902-435-3644). As well, if someone is in the hospital, please let us know. In your prayers, remember Reta, Mary, Joan, Johnny, John, Daryl, Pat, Kaye, Woody, Dexter, Georgie, Pat, Barb, Dana, Ann, Jill and Marion.
The Congregation is reminded that at 10:00 AM every day we are asked to remember each other in a Period of Prayer. This will keep us in spiritual Communion.
OFFERINGS TO THE CHURCH
= E-transfer – firstname.lastname@example.org – This is a quick and fantastic way to support the work of your Church Community.
= PAR, Pre-Authorized Remittance – Great way to support your Church on a monthly basis.
= cheques to the Church Office – 263 Waverley Road, Dartmouth, NS B2X 2C8
Always the old faithful way of supporting your Church’s work.
= via online donation through Canada Helps. Visit this link and donate – https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/port-wallis-united-church
WHITE GIFT SUNDAY – 1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Sunday, November 28th will be our White Gift Service. Please consider purchasing the following items to help our Outreach Projects for Christmas.
- Toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner
- Gloves, mittens, hats, socks, underwear (children and adults)
- Bus tickets
- New unwrapped toys, diapers, wet wipes, baby food
- Pencil crayons, crayons, markers, pencils/pens, colouring books, journals
- Disposable masks, hand sanitizer
ADVENT FUN PACKAGES
The Small Lunch Committee is providing an Advent bag in place of our Advent Family Event that we normally have in the Hall on the first Sunday of Advent. The bags will be available for pick up, at the Church, on Sunday, November 21st after worship around 11 am. Please call the office 902-435-3644 to let us know how many bags you will be picking up for your child/children. Delivery is available, if needed.
If you have a piece for the Advent/Christmas newsletter, please send it by Sunday, November 28th to the church email.
INDOOR YARD SALE
JAMES CHURCH HALL
183 PORTLAND ST., DOWNTOWN DARTMOUTH
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27
8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.
Excellent Variety BOOKS and MUCH MORE!!! Please bring your own BAGS.
ADMISSION: $2.00—EXACT CHANGE PLEASE.
NOTE: No jewellery sold at this time.
COVID-19 PROTOCOLS IN PLACE
Giant Book Sale!
Grace United Church
Saturday, November 27 8:00am – 3:00pm 70 King Street
Come early for the best selection. Proof of double vaccination, picture ID/Health Card and mask required. Books $5.00 a bag!!!