"A Village Church With A Heart For The World"

Weekly Seeds – November 24, 2019 

                                Minister:  Rev. Wendy MacLean                    Music Director:  Tim Hallman

 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 -  December 1, 2019

If you know of anyone in the hospital please call the office at 613-498-0281 or
Rev. Wendy at 613-865-7824.​

​Advent Services:
1st week of Advent: Dec. 1 “Stir-Up Sunday” Preparing the Pudding.
2nd Week: Dec. 8: Peace Sunday
3rd Week: Dec. 15: Joy Sunday
4th Week: Dec. 22 White Gift Sunday Pageant

Community Coffee Time (The Village Pump):  Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in

Fellowship Hall at Christ United Church, Lyn.

Congregational Meeting:  There will be a very brief meeting on Sunday, December 1st to discuss two items:  2020 Budget; Church Profile.  This will be held in Fellowship Hall. following worship, and be part of the coffee hour.

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

​ ​​Greeting Cards:  If you know of someone we should send a Get Well or a Thinking of You card to, please contact Doris Murphy at 613-345-1288 or email murphydoris2@gmail.com.  If it is a sympathy card please contact Lois Leroux at 613-498-3225 or email lynunitedchurch@cogeco.net.

Windows:  The worship team will be decorating the church windows with a variety of nativity scenes. If you have a nativity scene to share for the Christmas season, please give to Liz or Brenda. 

Bees' Boutique:  The boutique has a table set up with new and gently used Christmas decor. If you have any items to rehome - please leave in boutique area (no Christmas trees!)  

Bee's Knees Prayer Quilt Ministry: All ladies welcome for fellowship and refreshments. And there may be a job or two in the process of making lap size quilts if you wish ! Join us in Fellowship Hall on Monday afternoons on  November 25 and December 9. For more details see Liz or Brenda. 

Book Club Meeting at Swiss Chalet at 530 Monday, November 18th for our last time this year.

 Ladies of the church are invited to a catered Christmas luncheon on December 10th at noon in fellowship hall. There is a charge of $10.00.  Please sign sheet on board by December 6th. Come and have fun and fellowship with each other like last year.

Mission & Service:  There are pill bottles available this year again for saving your loonies of toonies for Mission and Service. Please see Brenda Cartwright to get your bottle.  Please return to the church by December 1st.

Christmas Basket:  Tickets for a big Christmas basket available in Fellowship Hall. Draw on Tuesday December 17 with proceeds to the church general fund. Thank you for your support. 

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.

                                                      STEWARDSHIP SECONDS                                     

Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
This is the last Sunday of the church's year. It is kind of like New Year's Eve.  Stewardship is an act of celebration,like a party among friends.


Regional Council Prayer Cycle - November 24, 2019 
Prayers this week for a Community of Faith in the Region is for:
                                      St. Andrew's in Cumberland

Eastern Ontario Outaouais Region news this week:


Please note the newsletter will be coming out once every two weeks from now on.

Social Media Guidelines:  We have adopted a Social Media Policy for Christ United Church.             A copy has been placed on the bulletin board.

Upcoming Events in the Community, in Region 12 and Beyond

Bake Sale:  Friends of the Brockville Public Library.  November 29th and 30th from

9:00 to 5:00.  At the Brockville Library

Meet the Author Charlotte Gray:  Saturday, November 30th at 2:00 p.m. at the Brockville Court House.  See the flyer for information on tickets.

  Check the bulletin board for additional events.

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

Email: lynunitedchurch@cogeco.net