Pastoral Care Emergencies – In the event of a pastoral care emergency from June 17 to July 1 (inclusive), please call Rev John Moses at cell number 902-691-3288.
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 (July & August), 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.
Afternoon High Tea at Orchard Valley – Please join us for an Afternoon High Tea on Saturday, June 15, from 2:00–4:00 pm, a project of the Friday Morning Breakfast Group. Ticket price is $8.00. Tickets can be purchased from ladies of the Breakfast Group or from the office. We are bringing out the silver and the fine China cups!
Broadview Subscriptions (former The Observer) – Broadview (formerly known as The Observer) is a magazine published by the United Church of Canada. If you would like to order a yearly subscription (10 months) of Broadview at OVUC’s group rate of $25 (including HST), please contact Theresa (902-681-0366 ext 1). The deadline for subscriptions/renewals and payment is Monday, June 17. Cheques are payable to OVUC.
Youth BBQ – Monday, June 24, time TBA, at Hennigar’s Farm (take the road between the Market and the Cookhouse up to the clubhouse at the top of the hill). Youth grades 6 and up welcome. For more info, contact Heather Hennigar or Andy Pitter.
The Friday Morning Breakfast Group is planning a Road Trip to Weymouth, Digby County, on June 28–30. The facilitator for the session will be The Rev Robyn Brown-Hewitt. Cost will depend on the number of participants. For more information and to register, contact the office (902-681-0366 ext 1, AdminOVU@bellaliant.com).
Guys’ Cans – The Men’s Group wish to remind everyone who does not have a Guys’ Can, there are cans in the foyer available for pick up. This is one of the Men’s Group’s major fundraisers and we appreciate your ongoing support of this project. The funds raised are used to assist with the Church’s general operating expenses and other church projects that require financial support from time to time. Thank you for your continued support.
New OVUC Guitar Club – OVUC’s newest group for church members is a Guitar Club. The “Steeple Strummers” Guitar Club is open to all congregants of OVUC. The only prerequisite is that you bring your guitar, as these are participation sessions.
The Steeple Strummers meet the first Monday night of each month (except during the summer). Please contact the OVUC office to register (902-681-0366, ext 1, AdminOVU@bellaliant.com).
The Steeple Strummers will rehearse at Wayne MacDonald’s home on Monday, May 27 at 7:00 pm.
“Meet Your Feet” free monthly footcare is available from licensed footcare nurses during three sessions per month in New Minas, Wolfville and Kentville. No appointment necessary. Visit our webpage for more information: Meet Your Feet
Come and join Joy Waterbury for Yoga Church, the combination of Bhakti-styled yoga and Christian worship. Joy will offer chair/seated yoga from on Mondays from 10:30 am-12:00 noon. Please call the office to register (902-681-0366, ext 1).
Drop-ins are always welcome. Free-will offering.