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Special Christmas Services

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:01 AM
christmas-candlesChristmas Eve
Candlelight Service

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
at 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Service
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
at 10:00 a.m.

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”
- John 1:5

E-Waste Collection Day

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 03:41 PM
Your unwanted electronic devices can buy food and winter clothing for our neighbours in need.

Cash4Cans ‘n Stuff, the recycling program that supports the Community Cupboard, now accepts e-waste.

e-wasteWe’ll take your old computers, stereos, TVs, printers, scanners, photocopiers... Anything with a circuit board, LCD screen, or electrical cord! Cables, too.

Many of these items do a lot of damage to the environment when they break down in landfills.  When recycled safely by trained professionals, however, their components are useful and valuable.

Items may be dropped off:

Saturday, 30 November 2013
10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

in the church parking lot
(entrance off Church Street)

Cash4Cans ‘n Stuff also collects other recyclables, including any metal-containing items, batteries, appliances, beer/wine/liquor containers—so bring whatever you’ve got lying around. 

Cash4Cans 'n Stuff logoCash4Cans ‘n Stuff collects year-round, with all proceeds to the Community Cupboard. 

During the last two years, the program has diverted more than 11,000 lbs of recyclable material from the landfill, raising over $2,600!  Visit www.cash4cans.net for more information.

Community Cupboard Re-opens November 4

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 01:48 PM

Every Monday
(except holidays)
9:30 a.m. to noon


food hamperFood & Winter Clothing
Guests may select seven (7) different food items, and needed warm clothing.
Friendly volunteers are on hand to help, along with hot drinks and snacks.

Remember your ID
You may have noticed that many free distribution centres are now requiring guests to provide some form of personal identification. We ask the same.  Examples: health card, driver’s license, ODSP or welfare stub, immigration papers, etc.

Seniors' English Conversation CircleNew this Winter during the Community Cupboard: “Seniors’ English Conversation Circle”
For any who wish to practice their English speaking skills, come to the Luther Room (in the basement) between 10:30 and noon.  This is one of two ESL opportunities being offered in partnership with members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.  Visit this page for information about the Tuesday evening program, and for general contact information.

Many thanks to community members and our church-at-large for helping provide funding and other support!

All people regardless of personal beliefs are welcome to visit the Community Cupboard.  If you want to know more about Jesus Christ or about Christian beliefs, please help yourself to the printed material on display.  A pastor is also happy to meet with you.  Just ask.


Jesus . . .

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 01:30 PM

“Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

This Sunday, and every Sunday, the Lord Jesus Christ will be among us as we receive His life-giving Word.

Divine Service
Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Come gather with your fellow travellers.  Bring your burdens and weariness.  Give them to your Saviour who died and rose and lives for you.  Leave with the peace that only He can give.

Jesus Christ is the Light of the world, the Light no darkness can overcome.

I heard the voice of Jesus say, “I am this dark world’s light.
Look unto Me; thy morn shall rise and all thy day be bright.”
    I looked to Jesus and I found in Him my star, my sun;
    And in that light of life I’ll walk till trav’ling days are done.
                     - Lutheran Service Book 699:3

Fall Rummage Sale 2013

Posted on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 05:47 PM

Rummage Sale (clip-art artist unknown)

October 26th
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
at the church

Enjoy bargain-hunting? 
Want to support mission work at the same time?

The Ladies Guild Fall Rummage Sale includes an array of
children's items, books,
jewellery, dishes, shoes, purses,
clothing for the whole family,
small appliances, curtains, linens, and other household goods.

treats from the Tea Room

Don't forget to visit our
Tea Room and Bake Table, too!

Proceeds from this annual event go to support a variety of local and international projects.

Donations of items for sale will be gratefully received at the church until October 25th. 
(Baked goods can be brought on the morning of the sale.)

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