FIRST UNITED CHURCH – CURRENT NEEDS:

COLD WEATHER CLOTHING:

  • Jackets – Toques – Gloves – Rain ponchos
  • Elastic waist pants – Sweaters – Blankets

RECEPTION: needs shampoo and towels.

DONATIONS FOR THE ABOVE ITEMS CAN BE BROUGHT TO ERUC.

Mark Your Calendars: First United presents a FREE event Tuesday, Nov 21st at St. Andrew’s-Wesley: noted author and thought leader on the topic of addiction, Johann Hari, will speak. For more information, visit our website: https://firstunited.ca/roddan-jubilee-lecture-series.

Winter Matching Campaign: From November 28th until December 31st, donors to the First United website will have their donations matched! It’s a wonderful way to see your gift grow.

*PLEASE SUPPORT OUR CHRISTMAS DINNER*

This Christmas, we will be serving a beautiful turkey dinner for up to 350 hungry        people on the Downtown Eastside. You can help, with donations in any quantities of:

Fruit pies (40) – Turkeys (45) – Potatoes (150lbs) –
Brussels sprouts (75lbs) – Cranberry sauce (10 litres)

Email volunteers@firstunited.ca for more information.

AVIVA Campaign- THANK YOU from First United

“Thank you to everyone for helping First United to place in the finals of the AVIVA campaign. Your kind energy helped us to place as a finalist! The announcement of the amount of our award will be on December 5th and we’ll let you know what it is. It never ceases to amaze us what can be done when a group comes together with a mission; thank you so much!”

GIRL’S CLOTHING DONATIONS

Our own Minty Applewood is looking for donations of gently used girl’s clothing age 8 – 16 for children in need at her school. You can drop off your donations in the marked box at the back of the sanctuary or contact her directly: a-applewood@hotmail.com

INSPIRE CONFERENCE – save the date for Feb 23rd, 2018

The third Ecumenical Inspire Conference is around the corner. Deepen your skills, knowledge and ministry to children and youth and in contemplative justice. Be refreshed this winter as you join leaders from across the country and hear from engaging and visionary speakers. Learn more and keep up to date at inspireconference.ca.