Week of January 7, 2018

Thank you to The Reverend Ted Thompson for leading us in Worship this morning while The Reverend Jennifer takes a well-deserved break.

 

THIS WEEK AT ST. COLUMBA 

Monday – Prayer Power 12:30 PM

 

COMING EVENTS

Monday Night Bible Study – Jan. 15th – 7:30 PM

F & M Meeting – Tuesday, Jan. 16th – 7 PM

Quilts for Cancer – Thursday, Jan. 25th– 10 AM

Session Meeting – Thursday, Jan. 25th – 7 PM

Prayer and Praise – Sunday, Jan. 28th – 7 PM

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER POWER… A praying church is a living growing church. The weekly prayer group will meet in the Jack Burke Room. Come as you are, a loved child of God who is called to commune with God and with others, through the power, and the comfort, of prayer. All are welcome. THE NEXT PRAYER GROUP WILL MEET ON MONDAY, JANUARY 8TH AT 12:30 PM.

MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY – Please join us for a 6 week exploration of “The Life You’ve Always Wanted” by John Ortberg in the Junior Activity Room at St. Columba beginning January 15th at 7:30 PM.

TO THE COOKIE CAPER TEAM – Many thanks for the gift of cookies delivered to my door by the friendly volunteers from St. Columba. The treats were delicious and very much appreciated.

A PCC Mission Moment Sunday January 7th: Who better to learn new farming methods from than a farmer in your community? Through a Presbyterian World Service & Development-supported farmer-to farmer agroecology project in Malawi, farmers selected for training are able to share their agricultural knowledge with other families in their village. Techniques like composting and intercropping are helping women and men transform plots of land into thriving sources of nourishment. Since learning to plant groundnuts and pigeon peas together on one plot of land, farmer Abel has seen his soil’s fertility improve and his yields double. He and his wife Mercy are incorporating the food they grow into new recipes. “Life has greatly changed for us,” shares Abel. PWS&D supports food security for smallholder farmers

FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM – offered by the VON here at St. Columba beginning on January 9th from 9 AM-to 11 AM. This is a 12 week program for people 65 years of age and over. The cost is free. Please take advantage of the program if you are able. For more information or to register call VON at 613-392-4181 ext. 5381. Website is www.von.ca

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