With the end of holidays, it's back to school for children and youth. Hopefully the cold temperatures will lessen so out-door recesses may happen. College students resumed classes last week. Monday morning snow came with a milder temperature.
The Holstein Club's annual luncheon meeting, catered to by the Evening U.C.W., was held at Greenbank Church Friday, January 6th. The U.C.W. are hosting a Trashion Fashion Show at the church on Friday, January 19th, at 7:30 p.m. See any U.C.W. Member for tickets, which cost $15. All are welcome to this different display of fashions!
At Seagrave Church next Saturday, January 13th, from 12 to 4 p.m., is the retirement and appreciation party for Rev. Richard and Marcia Parker with a pot luck luncheon at noon. All are welcome to attend.
January 21st at, 10 a.m. combined service at Greenbank. No Seagrave service.
Women's Faith Group meets every Monday starting January 8th, 2 p.m. All ladies are welcome. Contact Margaret Ann Lamb 905-985-7701.
The Observer Magazine renewal is due by the end of January so please forward cost of $25 (cash or cheque) to Cheryl Quantrill, 905-985-4337, 5 Pearl Dr. Greenbank, On., L0C 1B0.
On Saturday, January 20th, come celebrate Keith Bacon's 80th birthday, with an Open House at Greenbank United Church, noon to 3 p.m. Light lunch and refreshments will be served. Best wishes only please!
Greenbank Folk music starts off the new year with Scott Merritt, recording artist and music producer, at Greenbank Centennial Hall, on Saturday, January 13th, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25. Get your tickets by calling 905-985-0060, 905-852-4282, and 905-985-8351, to reserve.
Friday nights at the Hall is Bid Euchre at 7:30 p.m. start. Doors open at 7 p.m., and euchre is held on some Wednesdays. Call Larry 905-985-3723 for info.
Norma and Jim Ferguson welcomed all to January 7th church service, with our new minister Stephanie Richmond. The ten voice choir offered two lovely anthems. They always welcome newcomers to join them with practices on Thursday evenings 7:30 p.m.
Baptism of Jesus was the message for children's time, and adult message. God's gift of love came with the gift of His son Jesus, and whose Spirit lives on in each who believe and reach out to others in love.
Church secretary is Val Hunter, 905-985-3586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy birthday wishes go to Owen Martens who is 6 years old, on January 4th; Barb Ward, on January 2nd (wrong date last week); and Bill Richmond on Friday.
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