Monthly Archives: October2017

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This Week’s Events:


• Spirituality Study – 7:15pm – Bronte Hall [Details]
• Centering Prayer – 7:15pm – Boardroom


• Beavers – 7:00pm – Gym


• Scouts – 7pm – Gym


• Thursday Bible Study – 10:15am – Bronte Hall [Details]
• U.C.W. Meeting
 – 12:30pm – Bronte Hall. All ladies are welcome
• Brownies
– 6:30pm – Bronte Hall
 Choir Rehersals
– starting @ 7pm Sanctuary [Details]


• Junior Youth Group – 7:00pm [Details]
• Senior Youth Group – 7:00pm [Details]


• Baptismal Preparation Session – 9:00am – Sanctuary

Fall Video Study

What Makes You Happy Video Study @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioMonday, October 16th
7:15pm – 8:45pm
Bronte Hall

Fruit of the Vine

fruit of the vine - painting night @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioWednesday, October 18, 2017
7:45 pm to 9:15pm
4Cats Art Studio

“Fruit of the Vine” – a Walton Church group focused for all women in their 30s, 40s and 50s. We meet once a month to get to know each other and build a sense of community among women at Walton. All are welcome and we’re looking forward to having the time to connect (away from the bustle of after church).

Our next event is Wednesday, October 18th at 7:45 pm at the 4Cats Art Studio for an evening of pottery painting. Advance payment required. [Details]

Fall Bible Study – Jesus the Reason

Bible Study - Jesus the Reason @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario8 weeks stared Thursday, October 5
10:15am – 11:45am
Bronte Hall

Annual Coat Drive

Coat Drive @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioSaturday, October 14th gently used coats will be redistributed @ St. Dominic’s Church
10:00am to 2:00pm

Coat drop off details – click here

Mental Health First Aid Certification 2-day Course

November 4 & 11, 2017
9:00 – 4:30pm
Registration Required


 November Events!

Mitten Trees

Dinner @ Wesley Day Centre – November 19th


Prayer Shawl Ministry @ Walton United ChurchThe Prayer Shawl Ministry will gather together the first Thursday of each month in Bronte Hall 1:30-3:00pm. Everyone is welcome to come out to be part of this Ministry, a time of fellowship, prayer, laughter and creativity. Patterns and supplies provided, just bring your loving heart and willing hands. For more info, speak to Cathy Winn, through the Church Office.
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Upcoming EventsSee our Monthly Calendar for all upcoming events and activities

This week’s Sunday School & Youth News

Walton Kids @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Sunday School

Finding Jesus Sunday School @ Walton United Church, Oakville, OntarioThis week in Sunday School we’re starting a new curriculum called Finding Jesus – Under the Sea. Throughout the fall we’ll dive deeper into our faith and relationship with God. This week we’ll explore what dolphins can teach us about sharing our love for Jesus.

For more information, please contact Alison

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.

Walton Youth @ Wolton United Church, Oakville, Ontario

Junior Youth Group

Friday, September 22nd – JYG is going to Hanes Corn Maze on Friday,
October 13.

Contact Susan Derrah for more information at

Senior Youth Group

Friday, September 22nd – SYG isis going to Hanes Corn Maze on Friday,
October 13.

Contact Wendy and Craig for more information at

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“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.


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: 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.


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 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.


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!


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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