Seagrave United Church News Feb 5, 2018

This is Family Day Weekend. Enjoy the beautiful sunshine and stay safe.
A surprise birthday celebration for Betty Somerville was held at the Piano Café on Friday evening. Betty's son-in-law, Andy Paul, celebrated his 40thbirthday on FEB. 17TH.
Happy Birthday to Fran Taylor (Feb. 25), Teri Payne (Feb. 28) and Bill Barr who is a leap year baby!
Happy Anniversary to Ken and Cathy Nix.

Town Hall 1863 Borelians production called "Sisters" production is a reminder about how residential schools failed thousands of First Nation children. Production runs Feb 22 until Feb 24. Intense and emotional for the audience.

GREAT NEWS, GREAT NEWS Thanks to the Provincial Government, Scugog Township has been approved to receive a grant for the SEAGRAVE bridge.

Sunday was FAMILY PAJAMA DAY at Seagrave Church, also the first Sunday of Lent. The sermon was about the importance of doing things for others without looking for recognition. The more you do for others without expecting anything in return, the stronger God's love grows in your heart. One candle was extinguished by Chris Acton for the First Sunday in Lent, and Tara Taylor introduced the Lenten calendar with fund-raising activities to benefit Mission and Service.

Feb. 19 - M&P commitee meeting. If members of the congregation have praise or concerns about staff, both ministry and lay personnel, these can be shared in signed correspondence with the committee.
Feb. 22 - 7:00 p.m. LET'S TALK ABOUT, Subject Jeremiah 7:1-6, Psalm 85, Luke 10: 25-37. Everyone is welcome.
Feb. 28 - 7.30 p.m. Annual Official Board Meeting at Seagrave. Seagrave members please bring finger foods.
Mar. 2 - 2:00 p.m. WORLD DAY OF PRAYER service at Seagrave Church Sanctuary with Greenbank and Wick Churches. The country we will celebrate is "SURINAME" which lies in the northeastern part of South America . The meeting will be followed by snacks and refreshments. Women and Men are all encouraged to attend.

To order a copy of the photo album that was given to Rev. Richard and Marcia, please contact Terry Taylor at The cost is $55.49.

For up coming CHURCH OR COMMUNITY EVENTS please email them to John Olivero, so can be added to website.

Greenbank Church Update...
Greenbank Annual Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday February 25th following church. Light lunch to be served.
Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 pm. Official Board Meeting at Seagrave Church.
Lasagna Dinner with salad, bread, ice cream and drinks! Sunday March 4 - 5:00 & 6:30 or take-out Adults $12; 6-12 $5; 5 and under FREE at GREENBANK UNITED CHURCH Tickets available from Evening Unit UCW or call Joanne 905-985-8608

SAVE THE DATE!!! This years Annual Youth Group Canoe Trip is scheduled for July 9-13, 2018. If you are going into grade 9 -12 you are eligible to participate. Limited space, first come first served. Please email to reserve your spot today! More details to follow.

Feb. 23 - 7:00 p.m. Free Family Movie
Feb. 25 - 1:00 p.m. SPRING FASHION SHOW (fashions from Hamilton Creek, Hamilton Creek Travel Trends Jingles and Country Loonies) Tickets $20.00 Contact Kerry Haswell 705-340-0413
Mar. 16 - 7:00 p.m. Free Family Movie.

Manilla Hall Events- Feb. 2018
Gentle Fit Exercises: Sat. mornings from 8:15am - 9:15am. Info at 705-432-2355 ext. 243
Yoga Classes every Wednesday from 7;30 to 8:30 pm. Info at 705-432-2335 ext. 243
Morning Rejuvenating Yoga: Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am. Info at 705 432 3322
February 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm: Old Time Fiddle Jam. Join us for lots of good music, dancing and camaraderie. Easy access. Lunch available. Admission $5.00. Info at 705 357 3637.

Check out our website  for Listen to Sunday services, up to date information, activities, history etc.

If you wish to rent the church basement for events, please contact Rick at 905-985-8383 or
Please submit your news to Jean at 905-985-9921 or or Barb at 905-985-8383 or 


Faith is to believe what you do not yet see, the reward for this faith

is to see what you believe.!”

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