Monthly Archives: February2017

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This Week’s Events:

Monday


• Venturers
7:00pm
(Youth Hall)

•Alpha Study
7:15pm
(BronteHall)
[Details]

Tuesday


•  Pancake Supper
5-7pm
Bronte Hall
[Details]

Wednesday


• Scouts
7pm
(Gym)

Thursday


• Parables Bible Study
10:15am
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]

• Prayer Shawl
1:30pm
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]

• Brownies
6:30pm
(Bronte Hall)

 Choir Rehersals
starting @ 7pm
(Sanctuary)[Details]

Friday


• Junior Youth Group
 7:00pm
[Details]

Senior Youth Group
7:00pm
[Details]


Pancake Supper @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Pancake Supper
February
 28, 2017
5:00 – 7:00pm
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]


Wake Up with Walton @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Wake up with Walton
March 5, 2017
8:45am – 9:15am
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]


Spirituality Workshop @ Walton United Church, Oakville Ontario

Spirituality Workshop
March 2017
7:15 – 8:30pm
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]


TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP on Sunday, April 9th 11:00am Service

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 @ office@waltonmemorial.com


Upcoming EventsSee our Monthly Calendar for all upcoming events and activities

This week’s Sunday School & Youth News


Walton Kids @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioSunday School

Superheros of the Bible @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioThis week in Sunday School we continued our series looking at heroes of the Bible.

For more information, please contact Alison sundayschool@waltonmemorial.com

Calling new parents!

nursery-clipart-nursery-300x165We know how hard it can be to get out of the housed with babies and toddlers sometimes, let alone make it to church. We’re here to give you a well-deserved break! Walton’s nursery offers a safe space for your little one to play under the careful supervision and nurturing care of our staff and volunteers. Nursery care is available during the 9:30 Family Service for babies and tots under the age of 3.

Vacation Bible Summer Camp

VBS 2017 Save the DateRegistration is now open for Vacation Bible Summer Camp at Walton July 10-14, 2017. Full and half day options are offered for kids entering SK to grade 6 in September, with before and after care available. Grade 6-8 students also have the option to serve as junior counsellors, assisting leaders with games, snacks, activities, organization and clean up. Cost is 50% of regular fees. Students in high school and above are encouraged to volunteer as counsellors for the week, gaining valuable experience for their resumes as well earning volunteer hours. For registration and volunteer information please contact Alison at the church office or sundayschool@waltonmemorial.com or click here.


Walton Youth @ Wolton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Junior Youth Group

Kerr Street MissionFriday, March 3 – We will be we will be helping out at the Kerr Street Mission.  Contact Susan Derrah for more information at junioryouth@waltonmemorial.com

Senior Youth Group

 Friday, February 24 – Taco & Fajita Night, hope you can join in the fun!

!! Contact Wendy and Craig for more information at senioryouth@waltonmemorial.com

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.


2016 Directory @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Walton’s 2016 Photo Directory is ready for pickup!

Walton’s photo directory will be available for pick up in the church office!

Every family/household who participated by having their photo taken, or by submitting a photo, is entitled to one free directory. After January 29 th , your photo directory can also be pickes up through the Church Office.

There will be a limited number of surplus directories for sale, at a cost of $15.00 each, after all the free copies have been distributed. The password protected E-version of the photo directory will also be on Walton’s website shortly. Please watch for the announcement.

We sincerely apologize for the delay of the printed directory; however, we hope that you are going to be very pleased with the finished product!

waltonmemorial.com/directory


WALTON’S ANNUAL RETREAT

CancelledMarch 10th to March 12th is cancelled for this year. Every year Mount Carmel Spiritual Center gives us the choice of two weekends. We choose the most appropriate weekend for our Church schedule. It is unfortunate that the retreat date for this year falls on the first weekend of March break. Due to timing and low registration it is necessary to cancel this year’s retreat. We look forward to the retreat in 2018 taking place April 13th to April 15 2018. Please speak to Cathy Winn for further information.

“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


 ALLERGY ALERT ~ FRAGRANCE FREE!

 In respect and consideration for those with allergies or sensitivities at church, please:

– limit the use of scented products (i.e. perfume, body lotions, after shave)
– avoid bringing heavily scented flowers (i.e. lilies, hyacinths)
– avoid using strongly scented cleaning products in the church building
– do not bring peanut products into the church building
– smoke at least 9 metres (30 feet) away from any church entrance


 Book & Bible Studies

BibleDon’t miss all of the amazing studies — Click here for details

Don’t miss!

Click images to see studies, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

Events @ Walton United Church Events @ Walton United Church

This Week’s Events:

Monday


• Venturers
7:00pm
(Youth Hall)

•Alpha Study
7:15pm
(BronteHall)
[Details]

Tuesday


•  Your event here!
Rentals available
[Details]

Wednesday


• Scouts
7pm
(Gym)

Thursday


• Proverbs Bible Study
10:15am
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]

• Brownies
6:30pm
(Bronte Hall)

 Choir Rehersals
starting @ 7pm
(Sanctuary)[Details]

Friday


• Junior Youth Group
 7:00pm
[Details]

Senior Youth Group
7:00pm
[Details]


Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

February 28, 2017
5:00 – 7:00pm
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]


Spirituality Workshop

Spirituality Workshop @ Walton United Church, Oakville Ontario

March 2017
7:15 – 8:30pm
(Bronte Hall)
[Details]


Upcoming Events

See our Monthly Calendar
for all upcoming events and activities

This week’s Sunday School & Youth News


Walton Kids @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioSunday School

Superheros of the Bible @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioThis week in Sunday School we began a new series looking at heroes of the Bible.

Noah is first up and we’ll learn how his obedience to God made him a hero who saved all the animals and gave humans a second chance. The kids will create a fun take-home craft to remind them that God always keeps His promises, just like He did with Noah.

For more information, please contact Alison sundayschool@waltonmemorial.com

Calling new parents!

nursery-clipart-nursery-300x165We know how hard it can be to get out of the housed with babies and toddlers sometimes, let alone make it to church. We’re here to give you a well-deserved break! Walton’s nursery offers a safe space for your little one to play under the careful supervision and nurturing care of our staff and volunteers. Nursery care is available during the 9:30 Family Service for babies and tots under the age of 3.

Vacation Bible Summer Camp

VBS 2017 Save the DateRegistration is now open for Vacation Bible Summer Camp at Walton July 10-14, 2017. Full and half day options are offered for kids entering SK to grade 6 in September, with before and after care available. Grade 6-8 students also have the option to serve as junior counsellors, assisting leaders with games, snacks, activities, organization and clean up. Cost is 50% of regular fees. Students in high school and above are encouraged to volunteer as counsellors for the week, gaining valuable experience for their resumes as well earning volunteer hours. For registration and volunteer information please contact Alison at the church office or sundayschool@waltonmemorial.com or click here.


Walton Youth @ Wolton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Junior Youth Group

Mocomi_Activities_Outdoor_Sardines_HpFriday, February 24 – We will be playing games at the church, 7pm. Contact Susan Derrah for more information at junioryouth@waltonmemorial.com

Senior Youth Group

SleepOverFriday, February 24 – We’re having a sleepover!! Contact Wendy and Craig for more information at senioryouth@waltonmemorial.com

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.


2016 Directory @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Walton’s 2016 Photo Directory is ready for pickup!

Walton’s photo directory will be available for pick up in the church office!

Every family/household who participated by having their photo taken, or by submitting a photo, is entitled to one free directory. After January 29 th , your photo directory can also be pickes up through the Church Office.

There will be a limited number of surplus directories for sale, at a cost of $15.00 each, after all the free copies have been distributed. The password protected E-version of the photo directory will also be on Walton’s website shortly. Please watch for the announcement.

We sincerely apologize for the delay of the printed directory; however, we hope that you are going to be very pleased with the finished product!

waltonmemorial.com/directory


ANNUAL REPORTS & ANNUAL MEETING

Annual Reports are available for pick up this morning from the back table, there is one per household, please bring your report to the Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 26th, at 12:15pm in the Bronte Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee & tea will be available.

GIVINGS ENVELOPE BOXES FOR 2017

Offering Envelope @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioAre available for pick up from the back table in the Sanctuary. Please pick yours up today and possibly a neighbour’s or a friend’s givings box to deliver.

SANTA SUIT

Santa Hat @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioWalton’s Santa Suit has gone missing. Walton had a Santa Outfit we used for various events. If you have borrowed this, could you please return it through the Church Office. Thanks so much for your help.


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


 ALLERGY ALERT ~ FRAGRANCE FREE!

 In respect and consideration for those with allergies or sensitivities at church, please:

– limit the use of scented products (i.e. perfume, body lotions, after shave)
– avoid bringing heavily scented flowers (i.e. lilies, hyacinths)
– avoid using strongly scented cleaning products in the church building
– do not bring peanut products into the church building
– smoke at least 9 metres (30 feet) away from any church entrance


 

Book & Bible Studies

BibleDon’t miss all of the amazing studies — Click here for details

Don’t miss!

Click images to see studies, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

Events @ Walton United Church Events @ Walton United Church

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.


2016 Directory @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Walton’s 2016 Photo Directory is ready for pickup!

Walton’s photo directory will be available for pick up after both services today, Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Bronte Hall.

Every family/household who participated by having their photo taken, or by submitting a photo, is entitled to one free directory. After January 29 th , your photo directory can also be pickes up through the Church Office.

There will be a limited number of surplus directories for sale, at a cost of $15.00 each, after all the free copies have been distributed. The password protected E-version of the photo directory will also be on Walton’s website shortly. Please watch for the announcement.

We sincerely apologize for the delay of the printed directory; however, we hope that you are going to be very pleased with the finished product!

waltonmemorial.com/directory


Thank yous!

Sleeping Children @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioThanks to everyone who supported the Junior Youth’s fundraiser for Sleeping Children Around the World last week. We made enough money to purchase two bed kits for children in need.

 

LoveHandsThank you to everyone who brought a friend to church last Sunday. It was a wonderful morning of meeting new friends, of sharing God’s love at Walton. Thanks to everyone who helped out with the special treats both at Wake Up With Walton and at Coffee time. What a special morning!

ANNUAL REPORTS & ANNUAL MEETING

Annual Reports are available for pick up this morning from the back table, there is one per household, please bring your report to the Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 26th, at 12:15pm in the Bronte Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee & tea will be available.

GIVINGS ENVELOPE BOXES FOR 2017

Offering Envelope @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioAre available for pick up from the back table in the Sanctuary. Please pick yours up today and possibly a neighbour’s or a friend’s givings box to deliver.

SANTA SUIT

Santa Hat @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioWalton’s Santa Suit has gone missing. Walton had a Santa Outfit we used for various events. If you have borrowed this, could you please return it through the Church Office. Thanks so much for your help.


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


 ALLERGY ALERT ~ FRAGRANCE FREE!

 In respect and consideration for those with allergies or sensitivities at church, please:

– limit the use of scented products (i.e. perfume, body lotions, after shave)
– avoid bringing heavily scented flowers (i.e. lilies, hyacinths)
– avoid using strongly scented cleaning products in the church building
– do not bring peanut products into the church building
– smoke at least 9 metres (30 feet) away from any church entrance


 

Book & Bible Studies

BibleDon’t miss all of the amazing studies — Click here for details

Don’t miss!

Click images to see studies, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

Events @ Walton United Church Events @ Walton United Church