Office Closure – The office will be closed at 2:30 pm, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. We apologize for the inconvenience.
CPR Training – There will be a CPR training session on Saturday, September 22, at OVUC from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. It is open to all interested adults in the congregation. (Payment for the session will be covered by the OVUC Church Council.) Please register your name with the office (902-681-0366 ext 1, email@example.com) as soon as possible.
Transportation Help Needed – Drivers and vehicles are needed to transport families to/from Sherbrooke Lake Camp’s Open Camp Day on Wednesday, July 4, and the Family Camp on Friday, July 27, and Sunday, July 29. Rides also needed for kids at various times during the summer. If you can help in this way, please contact Andy Pitter (firstname.lastname@example.org; 902-542-1545).
Rev Karen Lynch will preside at the first OVUC service on Sunday, July 1, while Rev Tim McFarland will preside at the Covenanter service.
We’re going to do it all !!
Church Family Picnic with games, races, etc.
This will be Orchard Valley’s last Sunday with the Nortons.
We want everyone to come!
We will be carpooling from the church, leaving at 10:00 am, with the service at Berwick starting at 11:00 am. Golf carts will be in service to transport you from the parking lot to the worship area.
Gary Dunfield and helpers are planning a Roast Pork dinner with all the fixings, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Free Will Offering will cover expenses.
Please sign up or let the office know that you are coming so we can plan for dinner.
Guy’s Cans – The Men’s Group will soon be starting it’s Guy’s Cans fundraising project by handing out cans to members of the congregation who wish to support this project. Members can also obtain a can from one of the men at the back of the sanctuary. (An announcement will be made in late fall as to when the cans are to be returned to the Church.) The proceeds from this fundraiser are used to support the Church’s general operations and to fund other special projects such as sponsoring needy children enabling them to attend Church camp at Sherbrooke Lake. We thank you for your generous support in past years and look forward to your continuing support in 2018.
“Meet Your Feet” free monthly foot care is available from licensed foot care nurses during three sessions per month. No appointment necessary. Visit our webpage for more information: Meet Your Feet
Worship Services – Orchard Valley offers two worship services:
- During the fall/winter/spring session, we offer an informal 9:00 am service, and an 11:00 am service that is more structured.
- 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, in Grand Pre.
All God’s children are welcome at each service.
Orchard Valley United Church is very pleased to announce that its new Minister, Don Sellsted, will be joining us on July 1, 2018. A unanimous choice by the Search Committee and the congregation, Don comes to us from the Oak Lake Pastoral Charge in Manitoba, where he has served for five years. Don recently completed his MDiv from the Atlantic School of Theology. His hobbies are fishing, nature hikes, reading & writing, and woodworking. He loves hockey and his wife, Cheryl, loves curling, gardening and knitting. Don’s education and career was in engineering technology and corporate management, specifically conflict resolution.
OVUC’s office hours are:
9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Closed for lunch from 11:30-12:30.