"A Village Church With A Heart For The World"
               

Weekly Seeds – August 18, 2019 


 12 Perth St., PO Box 113, Lyn, ON, K0E 1M0
(613)498-0281 (Phone)   (613)498-2589 (Fax)
Office Hours:  Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
lynunitedchurch@cogeco.net                www.lynunitedchurch.com             Follow on Twitter:  @Ch1United


                        Food Bank Sunday -  September 8, 2019



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Community Coffee Time (The Village Pump):  Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall at Christ United Church, Lyn.

 Alcoholics Anonymous:  Lyn Serendipity Group, Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.


​ ​​Bee's Boutique:  Thank you for your ongoing support and keep shopping!  Please help yourself to variety of books and puzzles for your summertime enjoyment.  The boutique will be open on Tuesdays from 9:30 - 11:00 and Fridays from 9:00 -2:00.
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  August Services:  There will be no worship services held at our church for the month of August or September 1st.  This was approved at the congregational meeting on November 4, 2018.  However, the church will still be open for regular and new functions.  The office will remain open on Fridays with access to Lois Leroux every day at the church or home.  Numbers are posted in the Spirit Lines and Weekly Seeds.  A list of churches you may wish to attend and their time of service has been posted on the bulletin board.  Take a copy if you wish.  Services with resume on September 8th, 2019.  Any concerns please contact Judy Pearson or Lois Leroux.   


​Office Hours:  The office is open Fridays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  For any emergencies, please contact Lois Leroux, at the office 613-498-0281, or at home, 613-498-3225, cell 613-803-8433.


The Upper Room for September / October is available.  They will be on the counter in Fellowship Hall for pickup.



                                              STEWARDSHIP SECONDS                                     

                                             Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

A long distance runner manages fatigue by seeing the race in small, manageable chunks. The same is true for the marathon churches:  "But as for you...do not grow weary of doing what is right."




 


          
Regional Council Prayer Cycle - August 18, 2019 

                                     
Prayers this week for a Community of Faith in the Region is for:
Christ Church United


Eastern Ontario Outaouais Region news this week


​https://eoorc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/UCC-EOORC-News-Aug-7-2019.pdf


Note that over the summer months, EOORC News This Week will be published every two weeks instead of every week. The next newsletter is August 21, 2019.




 Upcoming Events in the Community, in Four Rivers Presbytery and Beyond


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                         AREA CHURCHES OPEN DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST

 
NAME OF CHURCH          ADDRESS          PHONE #          TIME OF WORSHIP SERVICES

Addison United Church  9007 Cty Road 29, Addison  613-924-9816  11:00 AM

Athens United Church   17 Church Street, Athens  613-924-2175  9:30 AM

Delta United Church   36 King Street, Delta  613-928-3458  9:30 AM

St. Andrews United Church  284 County Road 8, Toledo  613-275-2517  11:00 AM

Mallorytown United Church  1505 County Road 2, Mallorytown  613-923-2580  10:00 AM

St. John's United Church  32 Park Street, Brockville  613-345-5824  10:30 AM

Wall Street United Church  5 Wall Street, Brockville  613-342-5401  9:50 AM & 5:50 PM(Casual)

St. John The Baptist Church  37 Main Street, Lyn  613-865-8205  10:30 AM

Portland United Church  10 Colborne Street, Portland  613-272-2002  9:15 AM

Elgin United Church  77 Main Street, Elgin  613-272-2002  11:00 AM

                                                            
The Outreach and Social Action Committee at Wall Street is planning another event for Saturday September 14th from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m., guest speaker, John Moses, will be sharing his father’s memoir of his time in a residential school in Brantford.  John’s father, Russ Moses, entitled his memoir “1942 – 1947 from # 12 Boy”.  Sharing of the memoir will be followed by a question and answer period, which John Moses is very well prepared to handle expertly.  He is of Indigenous heritage, and his father was one of the first Indigenous people to be hired by the Department of Indian Affairs.  John is presently employed as the Supervisor of Repatriation at the Canadian Museum of History, after taking a hiatus to work on Indigenous cultural policy and modern treaty implementation at the Department of Canadian Heritage.  He holds a Master’s degree in Canadian Studies, and he is a PhD. Candidate in Cultural Mediations.  


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 Check the bulletin board for additional events.

To contact us call: 613-498-0281 (Church); 613-498-2589 (Fax)

Email: lynunitedchurch@cogeco.net