OAKRIDGE UNITED CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
OCTOBER 30, 2011
SPECIAL WELCOME to the members of the Masons who are worshipping with us today
along with the Grand Master for BC and Yukon, Most Worshipful Brother, Bill Cave and
Grand Chaplain, Right Worshipful Brother, the Rev. Canon Neil Vant
REGULAR OFFICE HOURS will resume this week as Sharon is back from her vacation.
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS
"EVOLVE" YOUTH CONFERENCE Nov. 10 - 14 at Highlands United Church,
Edgemont Blvd., N. Van. Visit www.yayaen.org for information or ask Rev. Maggie.
Youth Group for grades 7-12 will be on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at
from 6 - 7:30pm St. Stephen's. The first Thursday is a social night for fun and fellowship
for and the third is for spiritual exploration and outreach. Next one is November 4.
WONDERING WEDNESDAYS at 7pm in the Lounge.
For the 400th Anniversary of the KING JAMES BIBLE, we’ll learn about history, politics and
personalities involved in this translation. The “King James Version” became the
foundation of modern English and western literacy, and was the first attempt to make
Christian scripture available to all! Everyone is welcome. Leader: Rev. Maggie.
BIBLE STUDY in the library Sundays, 10:45am with Rev. Roy Stark to discuss scripture from
the morning service. All are welcome. No Bible Study on Sunday, November 6.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS Sunday, November 6. Don’t forget to turn your
clocks back one hour on Saturday night! Enjoy your extra hour of sleep!
MEETINGS THIS WEEK:
Worship & Christian Education Committee – Tuesday, November 1 at 10:30am
Administration Committee – Wednesday, November 2 at 10:00am
MAYORAL CANDIDATES Gregor Robertson and Suzanne Anton will debate
Homelessness and Affordable Housing – a free public event.
Mon., Nov. 7th, 7pm at St. Andrews Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson Street.
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP Wilson Heights has a Caregiver Support Group that meets
from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the first Thursday of every month. The next meeting is Thursday,
November 3. We would like to welcome anyone that would like to come. It is a
chance for you to talk and share your thoughts and feelings on being a caregiver; and
just to vent; being a caregiver can be a very stressful job. We meet in our Sanctuary and
have coffee, tea and cake. Sometimes we will have a speaker if someone has a specific
interest in a certain area. If you’re interested or wish more information please call Iris
DUKE ELLINGTON SACRED MUSIC CONCERT Tickets are now available. This fundraiser for
First United Church takes place on Friday, November 18th, 8:00pm at St. Andrews-Wesley
United Church (Burrard and Nelson Street), Vancouver. Tickets are $35/$50/$100 and
can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com or by calling 604-681-8365 ext 104. More
information can be found at www.firstunited.ca.
DONATIONS FOR FIRST UNITED First United needs socks, blankets and laundry soap for
members of the community. Donations of these items would be greatly appreciated by
community members. Please call Amanda Pellerine at 604-681-8365 ext 104or e-mail
HABITS OF HOPE See the bulletin board downstairs for this season’s “Habits of Hope”.
THRIFT SHOP would welcome your help in picking up donations, or taking away items we
cannot sell. They also need folks for unpacking, sorting, pricing, ironing, cleaning etc.
every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Please lend a hand.
TODAY AT OAKRIDGE UNITED
GREETERS: Leslie Alexander, Rob Fesenmaier
BULLETIN COVER: Minerva Rolls, in memory of Elmer
READER: Grand Master for BC and Yukon, Most Worshipful Brother, Bill Cave
COFFEE: Men of the Congregation
BIRTHDAYS: No birthdays this week
FLOWERS: Jean Jillings, in memory of loved ones
Please remember the following in your prayers:
Gisela, Nenita & family, Diane, Mindy, Boyd, Grace, Benjamin, Lorna,
Dorothy M., David and Melanie
OUC Ministries: Treasurer
Vancouver South Presbytery: The Vancouver School of Theology, Principal
Rev. Dr. Wendy Fletcher, Students & Staff
Ecumenical Prayer Cycle: The Indian Ocean Islands: Comoros, Madagascar,
Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives
Oakridge United Church
305 W. 41st Ave., Vancouver, B. C. V5Y 2S5
Tel. 604-324-7444 www.oakridgeunited.org
Clergy: Rev. Maggie Watts-Hammond
Minister of Music : Madelene Klassen
Administrative. Secretary: Sharon Morrow (Tues-Fri 9-1:30)
Building Maintenance: Dave Autin (Mon-Wed)
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Worship Halloween Thrift Shop Bible Study Choir Thrift Thrift Shop
9:30am with Work Bee; 7pm; 7pm Shop 9- 9-1,
the Masons, Handicraft Administrative 1, Remember to
All Saints in 10am; Cmt. Mtg. turn your
Memorial Worship & 10am clocks back 1
Garden, Christian Ed. hour tonight!
Bible Study Cmt. Mtg
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Worship Regular Sandwiches – Omega Remem Thrift Shop
9:30am office hours Kitchen 9am; Group -brance 9-1,
resume 9:45am Day
Thrift Shop Bible Study -1pm
Work Bee, 7pm
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Worship Thrift Shop Bible Study Choir Thrift Thrift Shop
9:30am Work Bee, 7pm 7pm Shop 9- 9-1,
Remembrance Handicraft 1, Messy Church
Sunday 10am, Family Event
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Worship Thrift Shop Bible Study Choir Thrift MARKET
9:30am Work Bee, 7pm 7pm Shop SQUARE
Handicraft 9-1, 9am – 2pm
10am, Thrift Shop
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Worship Thrift Shop Bible Study
9:30am Work Bee, 7pm