Worship this week was called by the Lay Worship Leader. A warm welcome went out to those that were present on the second Sunday of Lent; a St. Patrick Day Service. The Annual Congregational meeting will be on Sunday, March 24th, at 11 a.m. In the Pulpit: Sunday, March 24th - Gwen Bevan, Sunday, March 31st - Douglas G. Baird speaking about Faith, Food and Fellowship. Sunday, April 7th - Robert Bennett, Sunday April 14th, not announced yet, Easter Sunday, April 21st - Darlene Hallett, to be followed by an Easter Brunch. Sunday April 28th - Cathy Bowers, speaking about Faith Food and Fellowship.
Happy Anniversary to Doug and Susie Baird, and happy belated birthday wishes go out to Kelly Jarvis whose birthday was on March 15th. Happy birthdays this week go out to: Barbara Janiga on March18th, Jeanne Le Saux-Ball and Phil Edgar on March 19th, James Johnson and Sophie Sliwa on March 20th, Joseph St. James, Luke Swinson and Scarlet Chenier all on March 22nd, and Andrew Taylor & Jan Gerrow on March 23rd. Happy Birthday to anyone who was missed.
The Annual Drum Social is fast approaching, and will be held on April 6th, at 22600 Island Rd. it is one kilometer north of the casino, on left hand side. The Annual Drum Social usually starts at 11:30 a.m., with a pot luck served before starting up the drumming and dancing.
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There was no call to worship last Sunday because the service was canceled due to icy road conditions. Be sure to join the congregation on Sunday, March 17th, for a special St. Patrick's Day Service. Special music provided by 'Reflections Trio' who will join the service. Wear green if you wish.
The First Nation has planned a few activities for the children while they are on March Break. Happy Birthday to those who are celebrating this week.
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Hello Islanders. I am still around, but I have just been in a bit of hiatus due to the weather. All is good as we are approaching the onset of March, and can look forward to spring.
I have a few Happy Birthday wishes to give, but with that I'm also sending out Happy Belated Birthday wishes, as well, to every one I have missed. Happy Belated Birthday wishes go out to Sandra Stewart on February 17th, and to Lori Stevenson whose birthday was on February 20th.
Call to worship was given by the Reverend Catharina Bowers, and a warm and friendly welcome went out to those in attendance. The sermon was called, “The Gathering.....New Beginnings.”
In the Pulpit: Sunday, March 3rd - Robert Bennett. Sunday, March 10th, Michael Bishop. Sunday, March 17th - Elizabeth Freeman.
World Day of Prayer is Friday March 1st, at 1:00 p.m. The theme is, “Come- Everything is Ready.” Hosted by the Immaculate Conception church in Port Perry, and to be joined by other churches in the community. Refreshments will be served in the church hall afterwards.
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Happy New Year to everyone. Call to worship was given by the Reverend E. Frazer Lacy last Epiphany Sunday. There was also a baptism of Luke Emerson Brown on Sunday with parents John and Brittany Brown.
Elizabeth would appreciate it if you could have your submission handed in to her by January 21st, 2019 for the Annual Report.
The church schedule for the next few upcoming Sundays is: January13th, Robert Bennett. January 20th, Robert Bennett. January 27th, Darlene Hallett, and February 3rd, Michael Bishop .
The offices of the First Nation have reopened and everyone is well rested. The children's programs have resumed, as well as the programs for the adults. Happy Birthday to those celebrating this week and who celebrated last week. I can be reached at (905) 985-7662 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship was called by Robert Bennett, and a warm greeting was received by those in attendance. Just a reminder, there will be an official board meeting on Thursday November 29th at 7 p.m. On Saturday November 24th, spend an evening with Irwin Smith. Tickets are available through Elizabeth Freeman at (905) 985-6759 or Pat Taylor at (905) 985-8578.
November 25th - Catharina Bowers.
December 2nd - Michael Bishop.
December 9th - Reverend John Brown (Baptism) Darlene Hallett.
Sunday December 25th-Elizabeth Freeman.
Christmas Eve Service, December 24th - Reverend E. Frazer Lacey.
December 30th -Douglas G. Baird.
The Annual Christmas Pot Luck Dinner will be on December 2nd, following the service. The signup sheet is downstairs. We will have our 'Mystery Friend' revealed that day also.
Happy Birthday's this week go out to: Debbie Macapagel, and Trysten Gillett-St. James on November 18th. Stephan Fralick's birthday is on November 19th. Jeff Forbes birthday is on November 20th. Adrian Marsden, Brittany Tobin, and Sheytanna Marsden all share birthdays on November 21st. Glen Wilson's birthday is on November 23rd.
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Call to Worship was made and a warm greeting went out to those in attendance at the Scugog Island United Church. A big sincere thank-you goes out to each and everyone who made the anniversary celebration a huge success.
On Saturday, November 24th,- An evening with Irwin Smith. Tickets are available by calling Elizabeth Freeman at (905) 985-6759, or Pat Taylor at (905) 985-8578. Up- coming services are as follows:
Nov 4th- Spirit- Calm,
Nov.11th -Remembrance Day with lay Preacher Douglas Baird
Nov 18th- Robert Bennett
Nov. 25th- Catharina Bowers
There will be a Baptism in December.
Wishing a Happy Birthday this week to: Sharon Jones on the 29th, and George Tryon and Russel Hainer both on the 31st. I can be reached by land line at (905) 985-7662.
Hello Scugog Island, it feels like it has been a quite awhile since I wrote!
Call to worship on the Anniversary Celebration Sunday at Scugog Island United Church, was called by the special guest Minister, Rev. E. Frazer Lacey; Celebrating 150 years of Shared Ministry. And we're counting on another 150, and more! Next week will be Faith, Food, and Fellowship.
Sunday October 28th, Darlene Hallett will be present. Sunday November 4th is Spirit Calm.
Sunday November 11th is Remembrance Day – Our lay preacher will be Douglas G. Baird
Sunday November 18th - Robert Bennett.
Saturday November 25th is an evening with Irwin Smith, for more information, see Elizabeth Freeman or Pat Taylor.
Sunday November 25th - Catharina Bowers.
The congregation is excited to announce that in December, they will be celebrating a baptism!
I have a lot of belated birthday wishes for the month of October, and Happy Birthdays for this week go out to Susie Baird, Mustafa Subroto (both on the 21st), David Archer on the 25th, Harmony Jones on the 26th, and Jill Thompson on the 27th.
If you have an item you'd like to see in the Scugog Island news, I can be reached by landline only, at 905-985-7662.
The first thing I would like to do this week is send a Big Loud Shout-out on the safe arrival of our baby granddaughter, Abigail Sylvia Marie Le Saux, born on September 12th, at 12:08 p.m. She was born to Phillip and Victoria, weighing in at 6 lbs 6 ozs. Congrats to the very proud parents, and of course to the grandparents as well.
Congratulations also go out to Charles Le Saux-Ball for obtaining his G-2 last week.
The congregation of Scugog Island United Church welcomes Gwen Bevan. Faith, Food, and Fellowship, is moved up to the 23rd, for Rev. Michelle Hofman's last Sunday. In Michelle's absence, if anyone needs pastoral care, please contact Elizabeth Freeman at 905-985-6759, or Doug Baird at 905-985-7419, and one of them will contact the minister on duty. In the Pulpit for September 23rd, is Rev. Michelle Hofman. The congregation is excited to announce that Rev. Frazer Lacey will lead the congregation for the 150th Anniversary service on October 21st at 10 a.m.
Happy Birthday to anyone celebrating this week, as I have misplaced my Birthday list.
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Well here it came, Labour day, and all the children are getting ready for school again, some just starting, and some going into the very last year. Either way, please keep a eye out as there will be more congested traffic then usual, and the little children will be so excited.
Scugog Island United Church will be Celebrating it's 150th Anniversary of providing gospel service to the Island. The Service will be held in October, and the Congregation is excited to Announce that Rev. Frazer Lacey will be in pulpit on this occasion.
In the absence of Rev. Hofman, if anyone is needing pastoral care, please call Elizabeth Freeman at 905-985-6753, or Doug Baird at 905-985-7419.
We Welcome Robert Bennet to the Pulpit in Rev. Hofman's absence.
The Summer Students at MSIFN, had a good couple of days before their employment was over, starting with a good bye luncheon. The next day was a fun day, and on Friday they had a teaching on harvesting wild rice. While they were out in the canoes, Charles and his Father, Fred, stayed back on shore making rice baskets.
Happy Birthday goes out this week to: Kallie-Marie Sheppard, 4th, Mattix Kozlinsky, 5th, Wesley Chenier, 7th, and Happy Birthday to anyone who may of been missed.
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I would like to extend an invitation on behalf of Wilma Wotten. She is running for Regional Councillor, and will be hosting a meet and greet on September 4th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ,at the Scugog Island Hall (Island Rd & Demara). Wilma has also invited both candidates running for Ward 3, Angus Ross and Charlotte Hale, to join her at the Meet and Greet.
The Sunrise Beach Association would like to express their gratitude to those who showed up and had a good time at the Annual Family Fun Day Picnic. Some awesome prizes were won, and everyone had a great day!
In the absence of Rev. Michelle, if anyone is in need of Pastoral care, please call on Elizabeth Freeman at 905-985-6759, or Doug Baird at 905-985-7419, and they will contact a minister that is on call.
In The Pulpit September 2nd and 9th is Robert Bennett. On September 16th, we will have Gwen Bevan serving as our minister.
Scugog Island United Church is excited to announce that Rev. Fazer Lacey will lead for the Special 150th anniversary Service in October.
Happy Birthdays this week goes out to: Jerry Kozlinsky (date: 26th), Sandra Goose (date: 27th), Jean Coleman and Bonnie Edgar (both on the 28th), Lily Gerrow, Rhonda Coppaway, and Ronald Collins (all celebrating on the 30th). And Happy Birthday to anyone I may have missed.
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