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In Church Worship:  

Please join us for worship with us in person on Sunday mornings! Services are at 9:00 a.m. at Mewassin and 10:30 a.m. at Stony Plain. The Stony Plain service will continue to be available on Zoom or by phone.

Virtual Sunday Worship Link:  

Join us at 10:30AM Sunday mornings for worship together.
Sunday Worship Link

We would like to remind our Zoom attendees to please mute your microphones during the service so as to reduce background noise (you are, of course, free to un-mute your microphone if you are reading or leading a prayer, or asking/answering a question).  If you cannot mute your microphone, than we ask that you please be very quiet during the service.  We also ask that, when conversing, you speak slowly and try to avoid talking over anyone else.

See Minister's Message and link to bulletin.  We are still trying new and better ways to provide our worship experience.  Thanks for your patience and support.

 

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READERS NEEDED FOR STONY PLAIN’S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: If you would like to read at Stony’s Christmas Eve Service – Dec. 24 at 7 pm – please contact the office.

 

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE: At our Council meeting I was elected to be chair of Nominations and to gather a couple more people to serve on this committee.  Nominations recommend people to serve on the church committees to support church initiatives.  Consider our church and the value it brings to our community.  Come help.  The yoke is easy.  If you can help Nominations or another committee, please contact by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through the church office.

Yours in Faith, Jon Blois, Chair Nominations

 

WELCOMING CHILDREN: If you are interested in helping with simple crafts and other activities for children who come to our church, for part of a service, please contact the office (780 963- 4745 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  No planning required – just a little time occasionally, to help out.  Thank-you!

  

REMINDERS

  

ADVENT DINNER & CHOIR CANTATA DECEMBER 11: The Advent Dinner – Ham, Scalloped Potatoes and all the trimmings – is at 5 pm.  We will have carolling at 6:30, then the Cantata at 7 pm.  "Afterglow" to follow Cantata – Dessert, Coffee, Cookies.  Dinner tickets are now available from Choir Members or the Office: $25.00 General Admission, $10.00 for Children 6 – 11, and free for children 5 and under.

 

MEWASSIN CHRISTMAS BRUNCH SUNDAY DEC. 4: Please bring a potluck item and plan on staying after the service for a meal and visit.

 

WHITE GIFT/WINTER WARMTH SUNDAYS DEC 4 & DEC 11: Both congregations are welcoming donations which will go to Parenting for the Future. Mewassin is collecting socks - men’s, women’s or children’s.  Stony is collecting Mitts and Toques for all ages.  Mewassin Sunday School will also be giving Gift Bags to Parenting for the Future on Dec. 11.  Collection dates are Dec 4 and Dec 11.  If you have any questions, contact Terry Blois at Stony and Sandra McNab at Mewassin.

 

UCW MEETING WED. DEC 7, 11:30 am: The UCW invites all ladies to join us for a potluck lunch Wed. Dec. 7.  Dessert will be provided.  If you would like to contribute to a variety program, contact the office.  Following the program, there will be a short UCW business meeting to deal with allocations and the disbursement of funds.

 

CONGREGATIONAL CARE MEETING THURS. DEC 8, 9:30 AM: The Congregational Care Committee will meet at the church on Thursday, Dec 8 at 9:30 AM.

 

“BLUE CHRISTMAS” DEC 18 AT ST. ANDREW’S: St. Andrew’s United in Spruce Grove will be presenting “Blue Christmas”, a service of remembrance and hope on Sunday, Dec 18 at 7:00 pm.

 

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES: Mewassin, 4:30 pm: Sunday School will be presenting the Christmas Eve Service.  It will be a special service, incorporating a mini-concert within the service.  NOTE: If you can help out with the singing at Mewassin, please let Terry Blois or Sandra McNab know.

Stony Plain’s Christmas Eve service is at 7:00 pm.

 

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S: There will be no services at either church Christmas Day.  Mewassin will not have a service Jan 1, but congregation members are welcome to come to Stony at 10:30 AM.

 

OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS:

Sat. Dec 3 – Christmas Tea & Market from 1 – 4 pm at Strathearn United Church, 850 95 Ave. NW Edmonton.

Tues. Dec 6 – Women’s Christmas Event 6:30 -8:30 pm, Entwistle Community Church.

There are posters for both events on the Bulletin Board.

 

WORSHIP LEADERS: THANK-You! to all who continue to lead worship:

Dec. 4 - Sharon McRann

Dec. 11 - Sheila Christensen

 

MINISTER COVERAGE: If you need to speak to a Minister, please contact Reverend Sharon McRann at 780-823-9794.

 

DONATIONS FOR THE UKRAINE: Stony Plain United Church is sending a cheque for $2,895.00 to the Philanthropic Unit of the United Church of Canada to support the crisis in the Ukraine.  We thank our congregation for its ongoing generosity and will continue to keep the fund open until the situation resolves, so you can still donate if you wish to.

 

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Ukulele Practice: Wednesdays, 6:15 pm

Cantata Practice: Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

(Regular) Choir Practice: Wednesdays, 7:15 pm * during the summer, check with the office.

Card Recreators: Thursdays, 10:00 am

 

MEETINGS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Sunday, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 White Gift Sunday - Mewassin: donate socks.  Stony Plain: donate mitts and toques.
Sunday, Dec. 4 Christmas Brunch at Mewassin after church.
Wednesday, Dec. 7 11:30 AM - UCW Potluck Lunch and Meeting.
Thursday, Dec. 8 9:30 AM - Congregational Care meeting.
Sunday, Dec. 11

Advent Dinner and Choir Cantata.

Saturday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve

Mewassin: Service at 4:30 PM.

Stony Plain: Service at 7:30 PM.

Sunday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day

No services.

Sunday, Jan. 1, New Year's Day

Stony Plain: Service at 10:30 AM.

Mewassin: No service.

           

 

OFFERING: Note we do not collect the offering during the service, as we used to.  Please leave your envelopes in a plate at the front of the sanctuary.  For those of you worshipping from home, you may mail, drop off or send your donations by etransfer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Thank-you for your continued support.