Congratulations to the Eckhardt family on the arrival of baby son Porter to Janai and Nicolus Eckhardt, and to first time grandparents, Ed and Donna. Wishing you joyful and happy times.
On Sunday, June 2nd, Gord Taylor will lead the church service in Epsom.
All of the Ministers will be at a conference in Lindsay for the weekend. The Breadalbone Church Decoration Service will be held in the Presbyterian church in Utica on Sunday June 2nd, at 2 p.m., and not the United Church as previously written. The Hillman and Kendall Decoration Service on June 9th, at 2 p.m. will be lead by Doug Ferris, with special music by Linda Hunter and Rita Stickwood. On Sunday June 16th, the Epsom and Utica churches will celebrate their anniversary. The cluster of churches are invited to join in with us. Alex Jebson will be the Minister for this occasion, and Marion Blackburn will provide special music.
Please mark your calendars for the Epsom and Utica, 'Ham, Salad, and Strawberry Supper' at the Utica Hall on July 1st.
The sympathy of the community is sent out to Catherine and family on the passing of Cliff Frame. The children from Epsom school will remember Mervyn, who attended the school in Epsom.
Last Wednesday evening, the students from Port Perry High School performed at “Cafe Night”. The talent was amazing. Thanks to all the teachers who guide the students.
Thank you to Boston Pizza for fundraising for the 4H Exchange Club. It was a very busy evening, and the 4H youth did a great job helping to clear tables and do other tasks.
When buying your plants at Otters, please ask the cashier to put your order on the Epsom church file. Thank-you to Otters Greenhouse for helping the church fundraiser.
The vocal group “Reflections” perform with awesome harmonies, and were guest at the Pine Grove Spring Service this past Sunday.
The Bethesda-Reach.W.I. June meeting will be held on June 19th at the Epsom church; one week earlier than usual.
The farmers in the area have noticed considerable winter kill in their alfalfa and wheat fields this year.
It was standing room only for country artist Fred Eaglesmith and Til Ginn last Friday evening at the Utica Hall. They have just returned from a European tour. Thanks to all for coming to the small town of Utica.
The doors at the Epsom and Utica churches will be open each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feel free to go inside for some quiet time of prayer and reflection. These churches were built by our ancestors for these communities.
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