Our Minister: Lisa Naumann

Email: cucdesiringgod@gmail.com

Regular Worship Services

Sundays at 10:00 am

     All are welcome!


Phone number: 705-458-9701 

Email:countrysideunited@bellnet.ca

https://www.facebook.com/countrysideuc/

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Announcements for the bulletin may be left on the Church voice mail at 705-458-9701 or by e-mail: countrysideunited@bellnet.ca by Wednesday evening.


UCW Christmas Luncheon

The UCW will be holding their Annual Christmas luncheon again this year at the Simmering Kettle

(at the Food Basics Plaza) on

Monday Dec.3rd at 12 PM NOON. 

 Everyone from the congregation is invited. 

Please let Pat Neil 705-424-9433, Donna Caldwell, Norma Garrett  or Camilla Selby know if you will be attending then we will able to make arrangements at the restaurant.



In Memorium Flower Donations : If any-one would like to donate Poinsettias to decorate the Sanctuary; you may either put a donation of cash in an envelope marked Flowers and indicating who they are in memory of  by December 9.  Alternatively, you may drop off a poinsettia (any colour) at the church and let Lori in the office know who you wish to remember, by Dec 9.


Attention: Countryside United Church Congregation

Representatives from the United Church: Ross Leckie & Felicia Urbanski will be the facilitators for a Decision Making module of the Fresh Start program being held here at Countryside on Sat. December 8th @ 9am-12noon in the church fellowship hall. This workshop is to help church members and leadership make decisions and gain clarity in their church endeavours. Council and committee members are strongly encouraged to attend, in addition to this, all are welcome! For more information please contact Carolyn Harding (705)435-6413



             

Countryside United Church Walking Group

Come Walk with us every Wednesday at 10:00 am

Starting May 9th 2018 the walking group will be meeting on Wednesdays at 10:00 am at the former United Church in Cookstown. From there, they will be walking North or South on the trail, ending with coffee etc. at Tim Horton's. If it is really raining, the walk will be in the Tanger Mall, where we will met at Door # 5

Anyone is welcome to join for conversation and exercise.


Coffee Time Meets the 2nd and  4th  Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the Tim Horton’s in Innisfil (location -  new Tim’s just east of the 400 on Innisfil Beach Road)   Come and enjoy great conversation.  Anyone is welcome to join for conversation and exercise.

  

Check out all our pictures on our Facebook page!

 To find our Facebook page - log onto your Facebook page and then search for either "Countryside Lisa" and friend request Lisa or "Countryside United Church" and follow our page.

 You can also put https://www.facebook.com/countrysideuc/ 

in your search browser when you are on your Facebook page.

 We would like to keep our community connected best we can.

  

Upcoming Worship Services  - Please see worship section below

                                                                 

Meeting Dates to Note  


UCW Christmas Luncheon

The UCW will be holding their Annual Christmas luncheon again this year at the Simmering Kettle

(at the Food Basics Plaza) on Monday Dec.3rd at 12 PM NOON. 

Everyone from the congregation is invited. 

Please let Pat Neil 705-424-9433, Donna Caldwell, Norma Garrett  or Camilla Selby know if you will be attending then we will able to make arrangements at the restaurant.


Weds. Dec. 12th ~ Council Meeting at 6:30 pm with potluck dinner and social meeting



Christmas Pageant Rehearsal Dates

Saturday Dec. 15 @ 10 am

Monday Dec. 17 @ 7 pm

Saturday Dec. 22 @ 10 am


Coffee Time – meets the 2nd and  4th  Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the Tim Horton’s in Innisfil (location -  new Tim’s just east of the 400 on Innisfil Beach Road)   Come and enjoy great conversation.

Weds. January 9th ~ Worship Meeting at 1 pm




 Sponsor Sunday bulletin covers for 2019!


You are invited to sponsor a week of bulletins to honour a special day/event/person and to help cover the costs of bulletins for our church. (please leave your memorial/honour information with the church office by calling 705-458-9701 and leaving a message or send by email to countrysideunited@bellnet.ca) Cost is $10.00 for 50 bulletins payable: By cheque to: Countryside United Church or by cash.

Please enclose cash/cheque in a marked envelope to: Don Shannon –Bulletin Sponsor. May leave in the collection plate or mail to: Countryside United Church Office, 7 Robert Street, Thornton, ON L0L 2N0 – please see poster to sign up for the Sunday you want to sponsor. Please print legibly.


Please Note: If you have moved or changed your email address, please keep the Church office informed of your new mailing address, phone numbers and email. (please leave your information with the church office by calling 705-458-9701 and leaving a message or send by email to countrysideunited@bellnet.ca) Thank you!



  Please collect Milk Bags


Please continue to collect milk bags for weaving mats to send to S. America. If any folks are interested in helping with weaving…our Irene Graham of the Baxter Living Faith Presbyterian church would be happy to show you how - individually or your group.  


EVENTS IN THE  AREA

Living Faith Community Presbyterian Church, Baxter

Country Christmas Fair – Sat., Dec 1   9am to 2 pm Home Baking & Preserves, gifts galore, Silent Auction 11:00 am, 12:00 noon & 1 pm. Lunch served between 11:30 & 1:30 Contact 705-458-0562

 St. John’s Anglican Church - Wednesday, Dec. 5th Cookstown Community Catering Lunch                 The Cookstown Community Catering Hope Project lunches are held on the first Wednesday of every month at St. John’s from 11:30am to 1pm. Lunch is $10/person. Proceeds raised provide support for school lunch programs, food banks, Food Grains and other community support groups. For more information call Faye Elines at (705-458-4791).

St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Churchill
Free Community Turkey Dinner, Friday Dec 7th, from 5 to 7 pm. No tickets or reservations necessary. Contact: 705-456-6731

Collier Street United Church                                            

 3rd Annual Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long Sunday Dec. 9 @ 3:00 pm Followed by refreshments

TREBLEMAKERS

Adult Community Choir

A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

Freewill donations gratefully accepted

(suggested min. donation $10 per person)

 

Thurs., Nov. 29 -  7:30 pm – doors open at 7 pm

Westside Evangelical Lutheran Church

(510 Ferndale Dr. N Barrie, ON)

 

Fr., Nov. 30 -  7:30 pm – doors open at 7 pm

St. John’s United Church

192 Mill St. Creemore, ON

 

Sat., Dec 1 - 2:00 pm – doors open at 1:30 pm

Wasaga Beach Community Presbyterian Church

208 Mosley St. Wasaga Beach, ON

Sat., Dec 1 -  7:30 pm – doors open at 7 pm

Wasaga Beach Community Presbyterian Church

208 Mosley St. Wasaga Beach, ON

 

Sun., Dec 2 -  7:30 pm – doors open at 7 pm

New Life Church (across from Georgian Bowl)

28 Tracey Lane, Collingwood, ON

 

A portion of the funds will be donated to local charities and to The Treblemakers Choral Workshop Program

For more information 705-352-4595

Save the Date:

April 19 2019- Thornton Lions Club Good Friday Pancake Breakfast, Thornton Arena

 

June 8 2019- Stevenson Memorial Hospital Fire and Ice Gala at Nottawasaga Inn at 5 pm. For more info. www.transformingstevenson.ca

 

August 11 2019 22 Annual Thornton Corn Roast, Thornton arena 4 pm to 6:30 pm







 

Regular Worship Services

Sundays at 10:00 am

Minister Lisa Naumann

Email: cucdesiringgod@gmail.com

7 Robert Street, Thornton, ON L0L 2N0

Phone number: 705-458-9701 

Email:countrysideunited@bellnet.ca

Website: www.countrysideunited.ca

https://www.facebook.com/countrysideuc/





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                                                           Countryside United Gift Cards


                  Please consider ordering in advance for any birthdays, anniversaries, or other gift occasions.

                           We generally stock most food, gas, Canadian Tire and select specialty cards

                              Please consider larger denomination cards to last between order dates

                     Call or email Margaret for cards at maggie.johnston63@gmail.com 705-458-4414

                              Cheques made out to CGCF (Countryside Gift Card Fundraiser)

                                      Thank you for your continued support of this fundraiser!