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Thank you to Rev. Janet Zenwirt….

We would like to extend our heartfelt   thanks for the time she has spent with us over the past 5 months. Janet has truly left her mark on us as a congregation and has been vital to the continued success of our church during Rev. Jim’s absence. From sermons, to visits, to funerals, and day to day life, she has truly felt like a part of the family. We wish her all the success in the world on her upcoming ministerial call and hope she will not forget about us, because we will certainly not forget her.

Casting Call Children’s Christmas Musical:

Hello Parents! You have all had your children (or grandchildren) participate in some form of music programming here at Christ Church. Over the past 3 years one of those programs has been our Christmas Musical.
Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 beginning sometime after thanksgiving, with a dress rehearsal on Saturday December 2nd from 9:30am-12noon. Our final performance will be on Sunday December 3rd.
Please download the Registration Form Here and send it to Mark Chown or drop it into the office once completed.

First Friday

Join our brand new “First Friday” youth and family program. Every first Friday of the month we’ll have a new fun and exciting opportunity to come together as a church family.

Christ Church Mixed Marathon Bridge

Do you enjoy playing Bridge and socializing with friends?  If so, consider joining the Christ Church Mixed Marathon Bridge.  Any pairs are welcome.  Between late September and May the games are played with half at home and half away, and a closing party is held in late May.  You arrange the time and dates to host acccording to your schedule.  For more information and/or to sign up, please contact (before Sept. 14) one of the coordinators:  Jan and Nick Hurley at 905-822-0470 or Celine and Eardley Samuels at 905-855-0423.  We hope you will join us for an enjoyable year of Bridge games.

 October 14

Volunteer breakfast on Saturday October 14 at 9:00a.m.Have you volunteered to help make our Sunday morning worship happen? Are you interested in learning more about potential Sunday morning volunteer opportunities? This morning is for you!
If you have volunteered in the past year or are interested in joining a service team, come on out on Saturday October 14th @ 9am for our volunteer appreciation breakfast.
We will have tables set up in the auditorium so each service team can sit and chat with each other. We’ll take time to share in a lovely continental style breakfast before breaking out for some team training.
Whether you help with Sound, A/V, operate our elevator, make coffee or greet people on their way in we want to take some time to say thanks, get on the same page with some surveys and training, and grow our volunteer teams. Make sure to sign up on the sheet or contact the office so we can prepare for correct numbers. Questions? contact Mark Chown.

October 16

Good Neighbours Annual Bus Tour.
This year, to celebrate Canada’s 150
th Anniversary, we will be touring along the Grand River Parkway with visits to historic sites along the way. We will be served lunch in the oldest surviving church building in Canada. Mark your calendars now and watch for details to follow soon. See the flyer HERE!
Walk for Compass:
This starts at 9:00 AM at St Marks, 130 Mineola St. East in Port Credit.  Mike Giguere will be there and will walk in the event.  Join him or pledge him as the “Christ Church Team”.  So far he has achieved pledges of $100.00.  Let him know at mgiguere@arrayinc.ca if you will join the walk and/or pledge and if pledging–how much.   This is a key Compass fundraiser.  Mike has been challenged by another Compass member who indicates his pledges have never been surpassed–$4,000.

October 31  

Halloween Carnival from 3:30pm-5:00pm.
Everyone is invited to join us for our annual Halloween carnival! Just like last year we will be up and running with games, crafts, activities and inflatables right after school (3:30pm). So come in your best costume ready for fun! Best of all  it’s totally free and all are welcome.
As always, we are accepting donations of candy (or money to offset cost). If any high school students would like to help out we can sign-off on community service hours. Contact Mark Chown or church office.

November 1

Good Neighbours – Fables, Fairy tales and Rhymes – Lianne Harris returns to give a one-hour presentation at 1:00 p.m. in the Merigold Room about how traditional fairy tales shape behaviour and attitudes in history. Cost is $5.00 at the door and refreshments will be served.

November 18

United We Ring  at 7:30 p.m. at Eden United (3051 Battleford Road). This concert will include Christ Church Bell Canto Ringers as well as Bell Choirs from Eden United, Lorne Park Baptist and St. Peter’s Anglican Churches. Free-will donations to local charities.

November 25

Our 8th Annual Treats ‘n’ Treasures (formerly the Christmas Fair) will be on Saturday, November 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The fruit & vegetable markets are overflowing with produce just waiting to be made into your best jams, jellies, pickles and relishes. Jars needed  for the sale. Knitters, sewers, and crafters please consider making items for the bazaar table.
The Pinterest website has great ideas for crafts that sell well. To rent a table to sell their own creations, there is vendor information on the church’s website. Scroll up to the Special Events section to see it.
For more information please contact Peggy Forde. Click HERE to see the poster.

 December 9

Advent Children’s Day on this Saturday from 9:30-1:00 p.m.
Children’s activities, crafts and treats.
For more information contact Sandra Keane.

December 10

Gateway to Christmas at 4:30 pm.
“Celebrate the joys of the season with the Christ Church Chancel Choir and Tempus Choral Society”.  Readings and Carols will be shared, and the proceeds will be donated to ‘Food for Life’ in Oakville, and ‘The Compass’ in Mississauga.
Conductors Brian Turnbull and Jane C Wamsley.
CLICK HERE for the poster.