Announcements Sunday May 20, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergenciesPhone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com

– Special Invitation: Come worship with 2000+ worshipers! The 43rd General Council is being held at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ontario, and begins with opening worship on Sunday, July 22, starting at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. You don’t even have to leave your home for it as it will be shown online at: http://www.youtube.com/unitedchurchofcanada. This will be significant as we look ahead to the future of the United Church & going from a 4-court to a 3-court structure with many changes in governance. The service will be hosted by All Native Circle & Bay of Quinte Conferences. More details on YCPC website.

Fellowship

Meet & Greet the new Minister:  Congregations of the York-Covehead Pastoral Charge are invited to a “Meet & Greet” for the new Minister, Rev. David Atwood, his wife Margaret and daughter Deborah on Tuesday, June 5th, 6:30 p.m. at Stanhope Place on the Bayshore Road.  This is an opportunity to meet them before Rev. David’s first service August 5th which will be the annual picnic at St. James United.   Rev. David is looking forward to coming to our Charge and meeting everyone.   Light snacks and refreshments will be provided on June 5th.

On Sunday June 10, the Charge church picnic will follow the 10am joint service in York church for the Sunday School Closing. It will be held at York Community Centre immediately after the service. BBQed hamburgers, hotdogs, tea, coffee and juice will be provided.  Please bring salads and desserts as able to share.  Races for the children following the meal.  Everyone welcome.

June 10, 2018, Musical Fundraiser for the York Cemetery Maintenance Fund, featuring the “Men of the Harvest” Gospel Group, 7pm at York United Church.  Tickets are $10.00 each and are available through Bev Simpson 629-1333, Laurie Smith 368-3501, Roland Vessey 368-3132.  Irwin Campbell 629-1326 & Jamie Vessey 629-1330. Join us for an evening of musical celebration with friends and family!

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Wednesday and Friday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

– Next Weekend Maritime Conference Meetings will be held in Sackville, NB.  Rev. Doreen Bird-Daley will be attending those meetings from Thursday evening, May 24th till Sunday at noon (May 27th) – but she will still be able to be reached on her cell phone (902-940-1863) if there is a pastoral care emergency during those few days in the York Covehead Pastoral Charge.

The Official Board is called to meet on Tuesday, May 29, at Stanhope United at 7:30 p.m.  All Treasurers are asked to have a brief report covering January to April 30th.  We hope to have news on the new structure following the annual meeting of Maritime Conference May 24-27th.

Community:

-Please come to the BRACKLEY BEACH Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 26th, 8-10 am. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage and bacon and spend time with family and friends. Adults $7, Children $4 and proceeds are for the upkeep of the Brackley Beach Community Centre, 3330 Brackley Point Road. For information, please contact Ellen Cudmore 902-218-6984.

You are invited to tune in to the 22nd annual QEH/Eastlink Telethon, starting at noon on Saturday May 26th and 27th, broadcasting live on Eastlink TV, Channels 10 and 610.  Every donation, big or small, helps ensure the equipment needed by the medical professionals at the QEH is there for all Islanders, if a medical situation arises. Please take the time to call in your donation during the broadcast, toll-free at 1-877-675-3343, or beforehand at 902-894-2425.

The Charlottetown Legion Choir, along with the Teachers in Harmony Choir, will present two choral concerts of Sea Chanties, Maritime Tunes, Tales and Tall Ships.  Concert times are, Saturday May 26, 7pm at Winsloe United Church and Tuesday, May 29, 7pm at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Charlottetown.  Tickets are available from choir members or at the door – $10 or $8 for Veterans and their families.

-Sustainable Development Fair

Sunday afternoon, June 3rd, 1:00 to 5:00

Dozens of exhibitors from business and community organizations, showing how they support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Charlottetown’s Integrated Sustainable Community Plan – bettering our economy, environment and world, and helping create a more just society.

Lots to see, lots to think about and learn.  A good family afternoon, with lots of children’s activities … and it’s free! Join us at the Jack Blanchard Family Centre (at Holy Redeemer – Pons St. Charlottetown). Organized by St. Paul’s Church, with support from the City of Charlottetown. Information: St. Paul’s office 892-1691, website www.stpaulschurch.ca; or robthomson@pei.sympatico.ca

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Announcements Sunday May 13, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

– Special Invitation: Come worship with 2000+ worshipers! The 43rd General Council is being held at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ontario, and begins with opening worship on Sunday, July 22, starting at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. You don’t even have to leave your home for it as it will be shown online at: http://www.youtube.com/unitedchurchofcanada. This will be significant as we look ahead to the future of the United Church & going from a 4-court to a 3-court structure with many changes in governance. The service will be hosted by All Native Circle & Bay of Quinte Conferences. More details on YCPC website.

Fellowship

-The annual clean up of the West Covehead Cemetery is scheduled for Monday, 14 May 2018 at 6 p.m. with a rain date of Tuesday, 15 May.

June 10, 2018, Musical Fundraiser for the York Cemetery Maintenance Fund, featuring the “Men of the Harvest” Gospel Group, 7pm at York United Church.  Tickets are $10.00 each and are available through Bev Simpson 629-1333, Laurie Smith 368-3501, Roland Vessey 368-3132.  Irwin Campbell 629-1326 & Jamie Vessey 629-1330. Join us for an evening of musical celebration with friends and family!

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

– Next Weekend Maritime Conference Meetings will be held in Sackville, NB.  Rev. Doreen Bird-Daley will be attending those meetings from Thursday evening, May 24th till Sunday at noon (May 27th) – but she will still be able to be reached on her cell phone (902-940-1863) if there is a pastoral care emergency during those few days in the York Covehead Pastoral Charge.

Community:

SENIOR GAMES NIGHT Monday, May 14th at 7:00pm Hosted by Dunstaffnage – Marshfield 4-H Club, come join the 4-H Members at the Dunstaffnage School Centre. Refreshments will be served.

The WoHeLo Club will again host their Spring & Summer clothing sale, Wednesday, May 16th – 12 PM – 4 PM; Thursday, May 17th – 8AM to 8PM and Friday May 18th 9AM to 1:00 PM – in Classrooms A&B – 3rd floor of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. We offer high quality, gently used clothing and accessories for the whole family.  All proceeds go to fund equipment for high-risk newborn babies in the province. Come early for best bargains!

You are invited to tune in to the 22nd annual QEH/Eastlink Telethon, starting at noon on Saturday May 26th and 27th, broadcasting live on Eastlink TV, Channels 10 and 610.  Every donation, big or small, helps ensure the equipment needed by the medical professionals at the QEH is there for all Islanders, if a medical situation arises. Please take the time to call in your donation during the broadcast, toll-free at 1-877-675-3343, or beforehand at 902-894-2425.

The Charlottetown Legion Choir, along with the Teachers in Harmony Choir, will present two choral concerts of Sea Chanties, Maritime Tunes, Tales and Tall Ships.  Concert times are, Saturday May 26, 7pm at Winsloe United Church and Tuesday, May 29, 7pm at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Charlottetown.  Tickets are available from choir members or at the door – $10 or $8 for Veterans and their families.

Announcements Sunday May 6, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

Fellowship:

The Sympathy of this Pastoral Charge is extended to the family and friends of the late Charlie Gibbs.  His Memorial service took place this past Thursday from the Cutcliffe Hennessey Charlottetown Funeral Home.  May the comforting presence of God hold all those close who mourn his loss today and forevermore.

Central UCW will meet at the home of Heather Thompson on Thurs.

May 10 at 7:15.

-The annual clean up of the West Covehead Cemetery is scheduled for

Monday, 14 May 2018 at 6 p.m. with a rain date of Tuesday, 15 May.

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

If anyone is interested in learning about the PEI’s Indigenous Justice Program, a new Guide has been published and is available on the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI website at: http://mcpei.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Bringing-Balance-to-the-Scales-of-Justice-Resource-Guide.pdf.  It is 80 pages in length so be aware of that before hitting the print button!  The guide contains a lot of information, not only on the restorative justice approach, but on Indigenous people and their culture as well.  The guides were given available one per Charge at Presbytery on April 26th.  For more information, contact Dorothy Lewis, Gordon Vessey or Sheila Gallant.

Community:

Yoga at York Community Centre with Registered Yoga Teacher

Dianne Birt is starting another session: May 8th – June 12th Tuesday

mornings at 10 a.m. Cost is $55 for six weeks, or $11 for a drop-in.

Please contact Dianne at fundamentalyoga2017@gmail.com, or call

902-394-5826 to register. Classes are suitable for most levels and

please bring your own mat.

SENIOR GAMES NIGHT Monday, May 14th at 7:00pm

Hosted by Dunstaffnage – Marshfield 4-H Club, come join the 4-H

Members at the Dunstaffnage School Centre. Refreshments will be

Served.

The WoHeLo Club will again host their Spring & Summer clothing sale, Wednesday, May 16th – 12 PM – 4 PM; Thursday, May 17th – 8AM to 8PM and Friday May 18th 9AM to 1:00 PM – in Classrooms A&B – 3rd floor of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. We offer high quality, gently used clothing and accessories for the whole family.  All proceeds go to fund equipment for high-risk newborn babies in the province. Come early for best bargains!

Announcements Sunday April 29, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

Fellowship:

-The Sympathy of the Pastoral Charge is extended to the family and

friends of the late Isabel (Strickland) MacCallum – Memorial Service

took place this past Monday afternoon from the Cutcliffe Hennessey

Charlottetown Funeral Home.   There were no visiting hours.

Central UCW will meet at the home of Heather Thompson on Thurs.

May 10 at 7:15.

-The annual clean up of the West Covehead Cemetery is scheduled for

Monday, 14 May 2018 at 6 p.m. with a rain date of Tuesday, 15 May.

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

The Annual General Meeting of the West Covehead Cemetery will

be held on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 at 7 p.m. at Stanhope Place located

at 2784 Bayshore Road in Stanhope.

-There will be a joint choir practice on Wednesday evening May

2 at 7 pm at The Homestead in Stanhope for the joint service in

West Covehead on May 6, 2018.

Community:

-Spring Brunch Fundraiser Dunstaffnage School Centre Sunday,

April 29, 2018 from 10:30am – 1:00pm. Pancakes, sausages, quiche,

baked beans, biscuits & more. $8.00/person children 7-12 $5.00 and

children 6 & under free.

Summertime Sing-along: Phase II & Friends at St. Paul’s church in

downtown CharlottetownSunday afternoon (2:00 – 4:00), May 6th.

Lively summer music from the fifties and sixties, plus tunes by Tom

Jones and young superstar Ed Sheeran.  Great fun — whether singing-

along or toe-tap listening.  Say goodbye to winter blues and welcome

the prospect of summer. Tickets: $10 at-the-door, or in advance at St.

Paul’s office (902-892-1691), Gerry Hickey (902-393-3251) or Blaine

Murphy (902-393-8379).

Yoga at York Community Centre with Registered Yoga Teacher

Dianne Birt is starting another session: May 8th – June 12th Tuesday

mornings at 10 a.m. Cost is $55 for six weeks, or $11 for a drop-in.

Please contact Dianne at fundamentalyoga2017@gmail.com, or call

902-394-5826 to register. Classes are suitable for most levels and

please bring your own mat.

SENIOR GAMES NIGHT Monday, May 14th at 7:00pm

Hosted by Dunstaffnage – Marshfield 4-H Club, come join the 4-H

Members at the Dunstaffnage School Centre. Refreshments will be

Served.

Announcements Sunday April 22, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

Fellowship:

-The Sympathy of the Pastoral Charge is extended to the family and

friends of the late Isabel (Strickland) MacCallum – Memorial Service

took place this past Monday afternoon from the Cutcliffe Hennessey

Charlottetown Funeral Home.   There were no visiting hours.

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Friday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

Community:

April Dinner for refugee support. A delicious taste of the exotic east

for a good cause.  It’s a special dinner to raise funds to support

the immigration of a refugee couple coming to PEI from

Afghanistan. Saturday, April 28th, between 6:00 and 8:00pm

at the popular Sadat’s Cuisine, 223 University Avenue in

Charlottetown.  A multi-course meal of lamb, chicken, beef or

vegetarian appeal, plus dessert.  Price is $30, two-thirds of which goes

to the refugee-support fund. Call 902-367-6631 or 902-213-7420 — by

April 26th — to reserve a time and meal-choice.

Please come to the BRACKLEY BEACH Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Apr 28th, 8-10 am. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage and bacon and spend time with family and friends. Adults $7, Children $4 and proceeds are for the upkeep of the Brackley Beach Community Centre, 3330 Brackley Point Road. For information, please contact Ellen Cudmore 902-218-6984.

-Spring Brunch Fundraiser Dunstaffnage School Centre Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10:30am – 1:00pm. Pancakes, sausages, quiche, baked beans, biscuits & more. $8.00/person children 7-12 $5.00 and children 6 & under free.

-Stanhope Historical Society Spring Program to be held on Monday,

May 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Stanhope Place.  Charlotte Vriends and

Andy Morrow will be presenting:  Along Auld’s Creek and Beyond:

A Glimpse into the Past – following Robert and Jean Auld,

Montgomery Settlers from Scotland in 1770—a look at how the Auld

family has contributed to the development of the communities of

Stanhope and West Covehead over the generations.”

Announcements Sunday, April 15th 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

Fellowship:

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

Community:

Winsloe Players presents “A Ticket to Heaven,” a comedy directed by Ivan Proude and Gordon Aten.   All proceeds to support the QEH/Eastlink Telethon.  The play will be presented on April 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Carrefour Theatre. Tickets are available at:  Winsloe Irving (902-569-0166), the QEH Foundation (902-894-2425) and Proude’s Shoes (902-894-3504). Tickets: Adults – $20.00 Children 12 and under – $10.00

Calling all fudge makers! The Winsloe Players are graciously accepting donations of homemade fudge, to be sold at intermission as an additional way to raise funds during their event. If you are able to donate this sweet treat to help raise money for the QEH please contact Barb Jenkins at 902-626-6313 Thank you!

-Seeking seniors to enroll in a research study to evaluate a pain self-management program for older adults (www.onlinetherapyuser.ca/olderadults). The purpose of this study is to explore the acceptability and effectiveness of a remotely-delivered chronic pain management program tailored to older adults, the Pain Course, when delivered in both online and printed (workbook) formats.

This program requires a 3-month commitment, as participants will have 2 months to work through the course material with a 4-week follow-up period. Please visit this site for more information. http://uregina.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ePPMuUKJBXM5jtr

Please come to the BRACKLEY BEACH Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Apr 28th, 8-10 am. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage and bacon and spend time with family and friends. Adults $7, Children $4 and proceeds are for the upkeep of the Brackley Beach Community Centre, 3330 Brackley Point Road. For information, please contact Ellen Cudmore 902-218-6984.

-Spring Brunch Fundraiser Dunstaffnage School Centre Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10:30am – 1:00pm. Pancakes, sausages, quiche, baked beans, biscuits & more. $8.00/person children 7-12 $5.00 and children 6 & under free.

Announcements Sunday April 8th, 2018

Worship:

Reverend Doreen Daley will be available for pastoral emergencies.

Phone 902-940-1863. E-mail: doreenedaley@gmail.com.

Fellowship:

-The sympathy of this church family is extended to the family and friends of Velma J. Carmody-MacDonald who passed away on April 2nd and her funeral will be held from the Belvedere Funeral Home Monday April 9th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with visiting hours this evening from 2 – 5 p.m.  Also, sympathy is extended to Bruce Davison in the death of his father, Walter Davison – the funeral service was held from the West River United Church this past Saturday.

The P.E.I. Presbytery is calling a special meeting of the four congregations of the York-Covehead Pastoral Charge to be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Central United Church.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the recommendation of the Joint Search Committee.

Central UCW will meet at the church Thur. April 12 at 7:15 pm.  Interested women of the congregation will be warmly welcomed.

The Annual Meeting of the PEI UCW Presbyterial will be held on April 14th, 2018 at Winsloe United Church.  Registration will begin at 9:30am with the meeting starting at 10am.  Registration for this meeting is $7.00.  Please bring a lunch to be shared.  The guest speaker is Cheryl Millman from Open Door Ministries.  The meeting will be scheduled to close by 3:00pm. Please forward your annual reports to be included in the Annual Meeting Booklet to Elaine Burrows, elaineb@pei.sympatico.ca before April 6th.

Business and Meetings:

– Office hours this week are Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Please have all notices for announcements in by Wednesday at noon.

Community:

Winsloe Players presents “A Ticket to Heaven,” a comedy directed by Ivan Proude and Gordon Aten.   All proceeds to support the QEH/Eastlink Telethon.  The play will be presented on April 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Carrefour Theatre. Tickets are available at:  Winsloe Irving (902-569-0166), the QEH Foundation (902-894-2425) and Proude’s Shoes (902-894-3504). Tickets: Adults – $20.00 Children 12 and under – $10.00

Calling all fudge makers! The Winsloe Players are graciously accepting donations of homemade fudge, to be sold at intermission as an additional way to raise funds during their event. If you are able to donate this sweet treat to help raise money for the QEH please contact Barb Jenkins at 902-626-6313 Thank you!

-Seeking seniors to enroll in a research study to evaluate a pain self-management program for older adults (www.onlinetherapyuser.ca/olderadults). The purpose of this study is to explore the acceptability and effectiveness of a remotely-delivered chronic pain management program tailored to older adults, the Pain Course, when delivered in both online and printed (workbook) formats.

This program requires a 3-month commitment, as participants will have 2 months to work through the course material with a 4-week follow-up period. Please visit this site for more information. http://uregina.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ePPMuUKJBXM5jtr