Announcements for the Week of February 17, 2019
Sixth Sunday of Epiphany – “The Choice is Ours”
Rev. Barbara Morrison will be leading worship on Sunday February 17, 2019
Thoughts for the Week:
Today will never come again.
Be a Blessing.
Be a Friend.
Take Time to Care.
Let your Words Heal not Wound!
Rev. Stephen Huntley is out of the office, returning on Tuesday February 19th. Rev. Alison Playfair from St. Stephen United will be on call for any crisis and pastoral care until then. She may be reached on her cell at (905) 802-8112
Tansley invites the congregation, friends, neighbours and our community to attend a TECH FRAUD INFORMATION evening on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:15 p.m.
Halton Regional Police Detective Constable Derek Gray will discuss and update everyone on ongoing scams and frauds. Cost: $1 Light refreshments will be served. Hope you will be able to join us!
On behalf of St Stephen United Church, we are pleased to advise that the St Stephen church property has been sold to their friend and neighbour, the Carpenter Hospice. The congregation of St Stephen have had a long and meaningful relationship with Carpenter Hospice and they are excited that this sale has been approved unanimously by the St Stephen congregation and the new Horseshoe Falls Regional Council. Carpenter Hospice will take possession of the property April 1, 2019, and St Stephen will be able to continue to rent the property for $1 per month until they join with Tansley on July 1, 2019.
On the amalgamation front, The New Church Founding Board held their first meeting on February 4th to begin discussions on amalgamation of the two congregations.
Please click this link https://tansleychurch.com/amalgamation-updates/ for information.
Tansley’s Food Pantry is in great need of juice boxes, peanut free snacks, tuna for children’s lunches and diapers sizes 1 & 5. Please leave any donations in the box in the Church Lobby. Your support is appreciated.
If you have extra plastic grocery bags, Food for Life would appreciate receiving them for their program. Please leave them in the coat room. Thank you.
Tansley Bible Study – Jesus 24/7 Wednesday February 20th at 7 p.m.
East Plains United Church is hosting the film “Being the Change” followed by discussion and light refreshments on Saturday February 16th at 7 p.m.
A book study meeting on K. Taft’s “Oil’s Deep State” will be held on Saturday February 23rd at 7 p.m.at East Plains United. This book is available at Different Drummer (Locust Street). All are welcome even if you have not read the book.
St. Stephen Pancake Supper Tuesday March 5th
All Welcome to join us.
If you can volunteer to cook and or help serve please see sign-up sheets they are located in the Narthex. Cost $7 Adult, $3 Child (4-10) Call the St Stephen church office for tickets 905-336-7413
SNOW REMOVAL: Volunteers needed for sidewalk snow clearing. Please sign up and help Tansley by volunteering your services.Contact Bob England at firstname.lastname@example.org
REMEMBER TO BRING IN YOUR INK CARTRIDGES FOR CASH! (A deposit box is available in the church lobby)
VISTA GIFT CARDS Thank you for supporting our Vista Card Program.
TANSLEY PEOPLE CORNER
News about members of Tansley may be emailed or phoned into the church office.
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Dom Dupuis on Thursday February 14th. Our sincere condolences to Eula and the Dupuis family. The funeral service will be held at Smith’s Funeral Home, Guelph Line location on Tuesday February 19th at 1 p.m. Visitation is at 12 p.m. Rev. Stephen Huntley will be officiating. Reception to follow.
Please keep David Mycroft in your prayers as he recovers from surgery.
The February 12th was cancelled due to the inclement weather. The next meeting will be April 9th; there will not be a meeting in March, due to March Break.
Funds donated to the Mission Jar from January to March will be directed to purchasing children’s school snacks for our Outreach Families.
Halton Fresh Food Box
Program volunteer coordinator is still needed. If you can help a couple of hours a month or for further information please contact the church office.
Stretch & Strengthen (Yoga) with Susanne – Monday and Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Line Dancing Thursday at 1 p.m. All are welcome!
It takes lots of people to put these programs together so if you have even an hour or so to help out, we’d love to hear from you.