The Valley UCW Spring Rally – To be held at the Aylesford United Church, Wednesday, May 17. Registration – 9:30 am. Program – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Fee $10 per person will include refreshments during registration and lunch. Theme: “Celebrate Canada”, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Canada. It is suggested that attendees may want to wear red or white or a combination of the two. Each person is asked to bring a self-stamped postcard from Nova Scotia which will be mailed to various UCW’s across Canada. If you are aware of any active UCW groups in another province, feel free to address the postcard yourself and bring it along. You may write a brief, personalized note on the card or one can be provided. Car pooling is available. If interested in attending, please advise Jean Millett ASAP
Glooscap Elementary School Breakfast – Outreach Committee needs volunteers for the Glooscap Elementary School Breakfast Program in Canning for May 8-12. You must be at the school for 7:15 am to make toast for the students until 8:00 am. Please see Sue Smith or let Theresa know at the office if you are interested
For the month of May, Fundy Food Bank is asking for dry pasta, spaghetti sauce, rice, dry or canned beans, canned tomatoes, canned pasta or stew, canned mushrooms, taco kits, pizza kits, tomato sauce, and tomato paste. Last month our donations for the Food Bank totalled 44kgs.
Please remember to bring your non-perishable items and put them in the shopping cart at the back of the sanctuary.
On behalf of the Fundy Food Bank, many thanks.
Send a Kid to Camp! This is Camping Sunday and we look forward to the summer camping season eagerly. This year Orchard Valley will not sponsor a weekend camp in September. Instead, we would like to sponsor some kids (to Sherbrooke Lake) and families (to Berwick Camp) who would otherwise not be able to go. Please contact the office to donate.
Next Men’s Breakfast – The next OVPC Men’s Group Breakfast will be Sunday, May 7 at 7:45 am at the Circle K Big Stop, New Minas.
This is a monthly breakfast, held the first Sunday of each month. All men are welcome.
The menu consists of a choice of either Cheeseburger Soup or Creamy Cauliflower Soup, homemade rolls and biscuits, Lemon Curd Dessert with a Cookie, and tea/coffee. The price is $8.00 per person.
Take-out / local delivery available – please call 902-681-0366 ext 1 (or complete the form below) no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, May 1, to place your order.
Soup Luncheon Take-out / Local Delivery Order Form: Continue reading →
Special Congregational Meeting – On Sunday, May 7, 2017, following the 11:00 am service, there will be a congregational meeting to receive and accept the report from the Joint Needs Assessment Committee. Following the acceptance of the report, a Search Committee will be appointed. If you are interested in serving on the Search Committee, please let Gary Dunfield know.
Car Rally 2017 – Congregational Life brings you Car Rally 2017 on Saturday, April 29. Get a team together and start your engines! You’ll need a car, a full tank of gas and 2-4 people. Registration 9:00 am at the church. Teams are sent out at regulated intervals with instructions and questions to fill in. The Rally should take 1.5 to 2 hours, returning to the church for a potluck lunch. (Please bring something to share.) Someone will take home the trophy. Winning is based on correct answers, mileage and (only if necessary) time. Bring a cell phone and a writing stick or two. Are you up to the challenge? Register your team with the office (902-681-0366, ext 1 or OfficeOVU@bellaliant.com).
OVUC’s office hours are:
9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Closed for lunch from 11:30-12:30.
Worship Services – Orchard Valley offers two worship sessions:
During the fall/winter/spring session, we offer a contemporary worship at 9:00 am and a regular worship service at 11:00 am.
During the summer session, we offer a 9:30 am worship service at Orchard Valley United Church and an 11:00 am worship service at the Covenanter Church, Grand Pre.
Please feel free to join us for any of these services.