New and Notable (week of October 8, 2017)

Read important info and things you need to know!


“SMILE!” Photographs may be taken throughout our services, programs and special events, to be used on our website, print media, or social media channels. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let us know by contacting the Church Office.


FOOD SHARE FOOD BANK.. THANKSGIVING DRIVE

Fare Share Food BankFor some families who have jobs, their minimum wage does not allow them to get to the end of the month before they get to the end of the money.  Your generous support is much needed. Your food items will help these families from now until the end of the winter. For the next few weeks you will see specially decorated boxes at all entrances of the church. Please donate each week up to and including October 8 th . Monetary donations are also gratefully accepted. They are used to buy perishable food items. Please donate through your envelopes or church office, clearly noting “Foodshare Food Bank
Donations”.  You can also visit the Foodshare website at: www.OakvilleFoodBank.com to get more information about our current needs.

Do you like to bake?

Wake Up with Walton @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioHomemade treats are always popular! We need a few more muffins and loaves for our Wake Up with Walton breakfasts. These are held on the 1st Sunday of November & December from 8:45 – 9:15am. Please drop off muffins or loaves in the kitchen by 8:45am Sunday morning & join us for breakfast! Extra help serving is always appreciated too! “The Worship & Membership Committee”

Do you or someone you know need a ride to church?

We have a dedicated team of volunteer drivers and will be happy to get you to church and home again. Please call the office at 905 827-1643

Can you drive others occasionally? We are also looking for extra occasional standby drivers.

Coffee Hosts needed on Sundays!

We are in need of extra coffee hosts to join our dedicated team. This involves working in groups of 2 or 3, arriving at 9am to put on the coffee and set up before going in to the service. Leave the service a little early so you are ready to serve from 10:30 – 11am. Clean up will be quick with our brand new dishwasher! All instructions are provided and you will be placed with an experienced volunteer. Please contact Nicole, our Coffee Coordinator through the church office.

HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS NEEDED

Walton’s Junior Youth will again be creating a Fun House for the annual family Masquerade
event. If you have any new, or used, Halloween decorations that you can donate, please drop them off in the church office or contact Susan Derrah at junioryouth@waltonmemorial.com. Please only donate decorations that you do not need returned! Thank you.


“GLIMPSES OF THE PAST”- A Memoir- by Dr. Douglas Walmsley

Doug Walmsley book @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontariois now available for purchase through the Walton Church Office. This fascinating life story of well known and respected resident of Bronte, and member of Walton, is a Walton Fundraiser. This 140 page professionally printed book, recently released, includes stories of the 30's, the R.C.A.F., the War, the Medical Years, the Bronte Years and an Epilogue of short essays. The cost is $15. each, with all the monies going to the Walton General Fund to support the Walton Music Budget.


Jelly Jars – Reuse/Recycle!

Jelly Jar

If you have leftover jelly jars and have no need for them our Jam /Jelly makers do. Please drop off your clean jars to the Church Office.
Thanks so much!!

Red Pepper Jelly by jERRY and Sam’s Relishes

Available in the Church Office – $4.00 per jar. All proceeds to Walton Treasury to fund programs and ministries.

DO YOU HAVE SURPLUS ENVELOPES OR PAPER (ANY COLOUR??)

If you have any blank paper (any colour) your company is discarding, the Church Office can make good use of the paper.  We can always us 8½ x 11 or 8½x14. if you have access to any spare paper, please contact the Church Office. We can use plain business envelopes (or window envelopes) with address labels, we cover over the previous name. Thank you!

BABY BLANKETS

Beautiful handmade baby flannelette blankets are available for $25.00 through the Church Office. Various colours and patterns are available. Partial proceeds to the Walton Treasury


 Book & Bible Studies

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