Bulletin — October 13, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Church Office will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving Monday.

The gym is closed after the service today for a private function. Parents, please make sure your children stay in the foyer.


We’re bringing back Building Connections! Stick around after the service on Sunday, October 27 for great conversation and an opportunity to meet new people around a plate of treats. Please bring along some finger foods to share – sweet or savoury – whatever you fancy!

Our HMC AGM & Potluck will be on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend.


Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.


Operation Christmas Child is coming soon! Boxes will be available on November 3 and must be returned by November 17. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

Our Warming Centre will be up and running on Thursday, November 7, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.


OASIS Fall Rally on October 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chesley Community Church (307 1st Ave, Chesley). Come and hear the Sonlit Quartet in concert, singing traditional southern gospel music since 2006, and speaker Lillian Culham who will share about overcoming personal trials with a positive joyful spirit. A freewill offering will be taken for the concert and the OASIS projects. Lunch will follow for $12. For reservations, please speak with Nelles.


Our Condolences to Ken & Gayl Windfield on the passing of Ken’s mother, Vera, on Wednesday, October 9. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers as she is facing some health concerns.