Monthly Archives: September2015

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SUNDAY SCHOOL

This morning in Sunday School we learn that despite constant complaints from the Israelites, God continues to come through. As we carry on with our Thanksgiving lessons, we learn how the Israelites turn from being grumblers to thank-ers. (Exodus 16:1-18).

JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP

Friday, October 2, 7pm-9pm –  We’ll will be spending an evening playing games at the church.  Bring your energy and meet in Bronte Hall!  Contact Susan Derrah at junioryouth@waltonmemorial.com for more information.

SENIOR YOUTH GROUP (for teens in high school)

SYG is meeting at Film.ca Cinemas to see Hotel Transylvania or The Martian!

Email Wendy and Craig (senioryouth@waltonmemorial.com) if you’d like to join us.

Mark your calendars! Fall Retreat – Nov 20-22nd!

TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4th

If you would like to transfer to Walton from another congregation, please contact the Church Office. If you are a confirmed member of any other Christian denomination, you are able to transfer to Walton. For more information, please contact Rev. Gill or the Church Office.

DO YOU LOVE TO SING?

Walton MusicAlways wanted to learn how to read music? Do you notice on Sundays how much the choirs love to lift their hearts in song? Why not consider joining one of our three choirs and learn the basic skills of note reading and vocal production (and have fun in the process!).

Junior choir age 5-10, (For Junior Choir please contact Sarah VanderDoelen) Youth choir age 11-17, Adult Chancel Choir.

Rehearsals start again on Thursday, September 10th: Junior 7-7:45, Youth 7-8pm.  Chancel Choir 8 -9:30pm.

Please see Linda Fletcher if you are interested in taking part in the music program this year. We’re always looking for instrumentalists as well to share their gifts during the service.

UPDATE — WALTON’S NEW PHOTO DIRECTORY – New Fall Dates Added

2015 Photo Directory @ Walton United Church

Response has been excellent for the first round of photography sessions.

The fall photography sessions will take place from:
Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 12 to Saturday, Oct. 17th
and
Monday, October 26th to Thursday, October 29, 2015
1:30 to 8:30pm (Saturday until 4:00 p.m.)

See the event page for sign up info — Click here!

Book & Bible Studies

The Case for Christ (click for details) – starts Monday, September 14th

Happiness Now (click for details) – October 13, 27 and November 10th

Timothy and Titus (click for details) – starts September 24th

The Prayer Box Study (click for details) – starts Thursday, September 24th

Joyful Noise (click for details) – music study – starts Tuesday, September 29th

Don’t miss!

Events @ Walton United Church  Events @ Walton United Church

Click images to see upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

UPPER ROOMS

September/October Upper Rooms are ready for purchase from the Archives Table near the front door of the Sanctuary.

PARISH NURSE  – Summer Hours

Thursday evening Parish Nurse office hours will restart on Thursday, September 10th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cathy Winn, Parish Nurse, may be reached through the church office at  905-827-1643 or office@waltonmemorial.com if you have any questions or concerns.

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!

VARIOUS PRINTS OF MICHAEL HITCHCOX FOR SALE

Michael has made available copies of prints of Walton Church ($35.00) and Bronte Harbour ($25.00). Proceeds from the sale of all the prints go towards the Building & Maintenance Fund. These prints make wonderful gifts.

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

RED PEPPER JELLY BY jERRY

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

MIKE’S MARMALADE

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

This Week’s Events:

Centering Prayer – Mon. 7:15pm in the Nursery
The Case for Christ Bible Study – Mon. 7:15pm in Bronte Hall. [Details]
The Walter’s Dinner Trip – Tues. 9:15am to catch the bus. [Details]
Quilters – Tues. 9:30am in the Bronte Hall.
Outreach Committee Meeting – Wed. 7:00pm in the Bronte Hall.
Venturers – Mon. 7pm Youth Hall Scouts –Wed. 7pm Gym
Brownies- Thurs. 6:45pm in Bronte Hall
Choir Practice –Thursday: Youth–7:00pm; Chancel – 8pm in the Sanctuary. [Details]
Junior Choir Practice – Thurs. 7:00-7:45pm in the Boardroom. [Details]
Junior Youth Group – Fri. 7:00pm-9:00pm in Bronte Hall [Details]
Senior Youth Group – Fri.7:00pm-10:00pm in Youth Hall [Details]

Sign up for your Photo Directory photo session today!

2015 Photo Directory @ Walton United Church

October sessions available — now 2 weeks!

Click here for details!

ANNUAL CHORAL READING WITH DON BESIG & NANCY PRICE

Walton MusicJoin us on Saturday, October 17th 9:30am – 1:00pm (registration at 8:30am) here at Walton for a wonderful morning featuring new works by Joseph Martin, Brad Nix, Heather Sorenson, Don Besig and Nancy Price.   Deadline for Registration is September 17th

Click here for details!

 

Prayer Shawl Ministry

KNIT ONE…PRAY TOO…PURL THREE…. The Prayer Shawl Ministry will gather together Thursday, September 24th, in Bronte Hall, 1:30 to 3:00pm. Everyone is welcome to come out to be part of this Ministry, a time of fellowship, prayers, laughter and creativity. Patterns and supplies are provided, just bring your loving heart and willing hands. For more info, speak to Cathy Winn through the Church Office.

TIMOTHY AND TITUS Bible Study

crossThursday morning Bible Study for the fall will start on Thursday, September 24th 10:15 a.m. to 11:45. a.m. in Bronte Hall.

Click here for registration information

HAPPINESS NOW Book Study

crossOctober 13th, October 27th, November 10th

9:30am-11am or 7:00pm-8.30pm

Click here for registration information

JOYFUL NOISE Music Study

crossStarting Tuesday, September 29th, at 8pm in the Sanctuary, Joyful Noise is a monthly study exploring the vast range of Christian music across the ages.

Click here for registration information

Lighten up with the Lord

Lighten up with the Lord @ Walton United ChurchAre you interested in learning more about healthy eating and taking positive steps to increase your wellness? Would you benefit from meeting with others on a similar quest to explore wellness from a Christian perspective? Please join us as we begin this adventure together with the Lord, meeting once a month, starting Tuesday, September 15th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm in Bronte Hall. For more information please contact the church office – office@waltonmemorial.com

Click here for more details

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13


See our Monthly Calendar for all events and activitiesCalendar

 

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

We’re ready for the new season! Come meet your Sunday school teachers and helpers while we look at Psalm 150! We’re gonna have a rocking good time as we welcome everyone back and worship together!

JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP

Friday, September 18, 7pm-9pm – Junior Youth Group (grades 6-8) meeting in Bronte Hall for a fun evening of games as we get to know each other and talk about all the great activities we want to plan this year!  Parents are invited to stay for the first half hour.  Contact Susan Derrah at junioryouth@waltonmemorial.com for more information.

SENIOR YOUTH GROUP (for teens in high school)

We get together every Friday night (7-10pm) for activities, have discussions, watch movies or just have fun. Every Sunday morning the youth are invited to join our Teen Talk during the 9:30 service.

September 18th – First Friday Night
September 25th – Potluck with the Parents is Sept. 25th
Mark your calendars! Fall Retreat – Nov 20-22nd!

DO YOU LOVE TO SING?

Walton MusicAlways wanted to learn how to read music? Do you notice on Sundays how much the choirs love to lift their hearts in song? Why not consider joining one of our three choirs and learn the basic skills of note reading and vocal production (and have fun in the process!).

Junior choir age 5-10, (For Junior Choir please contact Sarah VanderDoelen) Youth choir age 11-17, Adult Chancel Choir.

Rehearsals start again on Thursday, September 10th: Junior 7-7:45, Youth 7-8pm.  Chancel Choir 8 -9:30pm.

Please see Linda Fletcher if you are interested in taking part in the music program this year. We’re always looking for instrumentalists as well to share their gifts during the service.

UPDATE — WALTON’S NEW PHOTO DIRECTORY – Fall Dates Added

2015 Photo Directory @ Walton United Church

The response has been excellent for the first round of photography sessions. The fall photography sessions will take place from Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 12 to Saturday, Oct. 17th, 1:30 to 8:30pm (Saturday until 4:00 p.m.) Sign up online or in person.

See the event page for more info — Click here!

Book & Bible Studies

The Case for Christ (click for details) – starts Monday, September 14th

Happiness Now (click for details) – October 13, 27 and November 10th

Timothy and Titus (click for details) – starts September 24th

The Prayer Box Study (click for details) – starts Thursday, September 24th

Joyful Noise (click for details) – music study – starts Tuesday, September 29th

Don’t miss!

Events @ Walton United Church  Events @ Walton United Church

Click images to see upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

UPPER ROOMS

September/October Upper Rooms are ready for purchase from the Archives Table near the front door of the Sanctuary.

PARISH NURSE  – Summer Hours

Thursday evening Parish Nurse office hours will restart on Thursday, September 10th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cathy Winn, Parish Nurse may be reached through the church office at  905-827-1643 or office@waltonmemorial.com if you have any questions or concerns.

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!

VARIOUS PRINTS OF MICHAEL HITCHCOX FOR SALE

Michael has made available copies of prints of Walton Church ($35.00) and Bronte Harbour ($25.00). Proceeds from the sale of all the prints go towards the Building & Maintenance Fund. These prints make wonderful gifts.

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

RED PEPPER JELLY BY jERRY

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

MIKE’S MARMALADE

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

Mornings Out – Tea & Tots and Babies too!

Walton United LoveStarting Tuesday, September 22nd, 10:00-11:00 am in the Youth Hall.

Click here for details!

Sign up for your Photo Directory photo session today!

2015 Photo Directory @ Walton United Church

October sessions available

Click here for details!

SUMMER READ Book Study

The Prayer Box Book Study @ Walton United Church“The Prayer Box” by Lisa Wingate

Register by July 19th
Discussion on September 20, 2015

Click here for more information

“THE CASE FOR CHRIST” Book Study

Case for Christ book cover

Study starts Monday, September 14th at 7:15 pm

Click here for registration information

TIMOTHY AND TITUS Bible Study

crossThursday morning Bible Study for the fall will start on Thursday, September 24th 10:15 a.m. to 11:45. a.m. in Bronte Hall.

Click here for registration information

HAPPINESS NOW Book Study

October 13th, October 27th, November 10th

9:30am-11am or 7:00pm-8.30pm

Click here for registration information

JOYFUL NOISE Music Study

Starting Tuesday, September 29th, at 8 pm in the Sanctuary, Joyful Noise is a monthly study exploring the vast range of Christian music across the ages.

Click here for registration information

Lighten up with the Lord

Lighten up with the Lord @ Walton United ChurchAre you interested in learning more about healthy eating and taking positive steps to increase your wellness? Would you benefit from meeting with others on a similar quest to explore wellness from a Christian perspective? Please join us as we begin this adventure together with the Lord, meeting once a month, starting Tuesday, September 15th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm in Bronte Hall. For more information please contact the church office – office@waltonmemorial.com

Click here for more details

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13


See our Monthly Calendar for all events and activitiesCalendar