New and Notable (week of March 26, 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.


 Soup Cans needed for VBSC

We are beginning to plan for Vacation Bible Summer Camp, and we are requesting empty, clean, soup cans for a craft we are planning. Please drop off your cans in the Kitchen in the blue bin marked cans. Thanks so much for your help.

Thank you from Wesley Urban Ministries

Wesley Urban Ministries @ Walton United Church, Oakville, Ontario“Thank you for generously choosing to support Wesley with your gift in kind donation. Your gifts of boxes and bags of food items decorations and gifts/toys was greatly appreciated! It is only with your help that we can provide support, every step of the way to children, youth, adults and seniors living in poverty in Hamilton. With the generosity of donors, we can invest in individuals and families living under some of the highest poverty rates in Canada. Since 1955, we have been doing so with compassion, respect and dignity. Our staff and volunteers work hard to ensure all donations effectively make a difference and directly support those living in poverty. Our fundraising expenses are 3% and we are accredited through the Imagine Canada Ethical Code for the highest level of financial responsibility for non-profit organizations. Please be assured we will use your donation to directly make a difference. For updates on Wesley, visit Wesley.ca, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. You can also learn more about our Gift in Kind donation needs by visiting Wesley.ca click Donate at the top, then Gifts in Kind. Thank you again! Daljit Garry, Executive Director, Wesley Urban Ministries.

FARESHARE FOOD BANK

Fare Share Food BankHello from the Outreach committee:  At this time of year we ask you to especially remember the FARESHARE FOOD BANK in Oakville as the EASTER FOOD DRIVE approaches. If you could add an item or two to your weekly shopping list for the food bank it would be very helpful. The most needed items are:
– soda crackers(4 sleeve)
– peanut butter(small)
– kid’s snacks of fruit cups, pudding and rice krispie squares
– all and any items are appreciated
For more information about the volunteer operated Food Bank please go to: www.oakvillefoodbank.com. If you prefer to make a monetary donation, do so through  your church envelope, clearly noting “FareShare Food Bank Donation”. For the next few weeks we will have specially decorated boxes at all church entrances for your convenience. Thank you in advance for anything you can share. ‘Out of our Abundance, O Lord, Let us Provide for Others’

HELLO from The Auction Committee!

The Auction Committee is gearing up for another successful season – the Auction is fast approaching on April 22nd. We need volunteers for many varied duties – leading up to, on the day of, and the day after – front line and behind the scenes. Your gift of time is invaluable. Whether you can give us two hours or work with us throughout, we will be happy to have you with us. Please contact Bonnie Gill or come to see us at the Auction Table in front of the stage in Bronte Hall on Sunday mornings between services for more information. Thanks!

CAN YOU HELP DELIVER AUCTION SALE FLYERS IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD?

The Auction Committee is looking for volunteers to deliver flyers in your neighbourhood between Monday, April 17th and Thursday, April 20th inviting people to the Auction and the Fun Fair at Walton. If you can help let us know what area and the street names and how many flyers you need by either letting the church office know, or email waltonauctionbronte@gmail.com

“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


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