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Our Food Bank ministry continues!

posted Aug 8, 2019, 9:35 AM by Wayne Sollows

With the closure of the Salvation Army in Pembroke, the congregation has begun giving our monthly donations (collected the THIRD Sunday of EVERY month) to St. Joseph's Food Bank.  Bring along non-perishable food items and deposit them in the receptacle just inside the front doors. We can continue to make a difference in the lives of those who need an occasional hand up.

Saying Goodbye to long time member

posted Jul 29, 2019, 6:49 AM by Wayne Sollows   [ updated Jul 29, 2019, 6:50 AM ]

Life is a journey we share with each other, but every journey is different.  We say goodbye to a longtime and faithful member, servant and friend in the Lord as he prepares to move to Northern Ontario.  He will be missed, but he will be remembered in prayer and of course, he will return to visit whenever he's down this way.  God Bless Him;  we pray God will send a new friend into our midst - maybe you'll be the answer to that prayer?

Successful Community BBQ - Sunday 28 July

posted Jul 29, 2019, 6:42 AM by Wayne Sollows   [ updated Jul 29, 2019, 6:43 AM ]

Another successful, sunny (and hot!) Community BBQ!  Notice how people were trying to stay in the shade by sitting along the fence line?  Everyone left happy and well feed; praise be to God for all our blessings!

Action Bibles for finishing Sunday school, 2019

posted Jul 15, 2019, 10:15 AM by Wayne Sollows   [ updated Jul 15, 2019, 10:27 AM ]

Carol Sollows catches up with the kids that weren't able to be at the Sunday School wrap up in June.  She's presenting the three children with Action Bibles for having been faithful to attend Sunday school, 2018-19.  Looking forward to September already;  God has blessed us with children at First and we're waiting for you to come and bless us, too!

Community Worship & BBQ - Sunday 28 July

posted Jul 9, 2019, 7:21 AM by Wayne Sollows

Join us Sunday morning for worship at 10:30 - then stay for a BBQ at the back of the church;  bring a lawn chair and wear your hat and sunscreen.  What says Summer more than a bbq hotdog, some potato salad, a cold drink and good friends gathered to enjoy each other's company?  Plan to come - we look forward to seeing you!

Celebrating Canada Day!

posted Jul 2, 2019, 7:47 AM by Wayne Sollows

Sunday 30 Jun, we celebrated Canada's 152nd birthday in style.  Indeed, we pray:  God, Keep our Land, Glorious and Free!

John Baird honoured

posted Jul 2, 2019, 7:42 AM by Wayne Sollows

John Baird, the longest continuous member of the church (having come here as an infant in 1926) was honoured as the oldest father in the congregation.  Seen here being presented with a handmade quilt by one of the ladies of the church, while his wife Dorothy (of 70 years) looks on with delight. John:   Well Done, good and faithful servant.

Pastor's Annual Open House

posted Jun 25, 2019, 8:44 AM by Wayne Sollows

Wayne and Carol invited all to attend their annual Open House. The Lord provided a beautiful day to gather and enjoy food, fun and fellowship.

Communion Sunday, July 7th

posted Jun 25, 2019, 6:43 AM by Wayne Sollows


Join us for worship and the service of Communion; "Take - eat and drink - in remembrance of Christ's body, broken for us."

Sunday school celebration - Gideon: Mighty Warrior, Tiny Army

posted Jun 24, 2019, 9:36 AM by Wayne Sollows

The wrap up of the Sunday School year came on Sunday June 23 with the kids putting on a presentation entitled:  Gideon: Mighty Warrior, Tiny Army.  Pictured are a few of the kids involved in the play and Sunday school - each received an Action Bible for completing the program for 2018-19.  Our kids are always looking to have more join them;  see you in September!

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