- During the fall/winter/spring session, we offer an informal 9:00 am service, and an 11:00 am service that is more structured, both at Orchard Valley.
- During the summer session (July & August), we offer a 9:30 am worship service at Orchard Valley United Church in New Minas and an 11:00 am worship service at the Covenanter Church, in Grand Pre.
All God’s children are welcome at each service.
Kentville and New Minas Area Interchurch Council Ecumenical Advent Service – Sunday, November 24, at 6:30 pm, hosted at Kentville United Baptist Church (503 Main St). There will be musical presentations by choirs and musical groups from participating churches (including Orchard Valley), and combined choir selections. Offering proceeds will be in support of our local food bank. All contributions are tax deductible, with cheques payable to “Fundy Interchurch Foodbank”. All are welcome to attend.
November Y’All Come to Supper – The next Y’All Come to Supper will be on Tuesday, November 26. The meal is going to be a Roast Beef dinner, with Cherry Cheesecake for dessert. We will be decorating the church for the Advent Season. Supper is at 5:00 pm. Please join us. Everyone is welcome. Free will offering. Please register to attend by calling the office at 902-681-0366 ext 1 or emailing us at AdminOVU@bellaliant.com.
Valley Foodgrains Bank Project Fall Blueberry Sale – Orders for 5 lb boxes of frozen blueberries from Blueberry Acres will be taken until November 24. The cost is $20 for the 5 lb box, with $4 going to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (which will be matched 4:1). There is a sign-up sheet on the OVUC bulletin board (or call the OVUC Office to place your order). Your order can be picked up at OVUC on Thursday, November 28, between 4:30 and 5:00 pm. Please advise Jean Millett if you are unable to pick-up at this time.
We’ll be serving a choice of Sausage & Squash Soup or Cream of Broccoli Soup, freshly made biscuits, tea/coffee, and Sticky Date Pudding, for $8.00 per person. Lunch is served from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm.
Take-out or delivery is also available – please order by noon, Monday, December 2, by calling 902‑681‑0366, ext 1, or emailing AdminOVU@bellaliant.com.
Men’s Fellowship Luncheon – All men are most cordially invited to our Christmas Luncheon at noon on Friday, December 13. Cost is $5. Please sign up on the appropriate sheet in the Narthex. Our speaker is Ms. Dale Sanford. Dale will tell us all about the new Valley Hospice. For more information, please speak to Dave Murphy, Ian Godfrey or Chris Seymour. Thank you.
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.
Weather Cancellations – In the event that one or more of our Sunday Worship services is cancelled due to weather, a message will be left on the OVUC phone and website. We will also do our best to send out an email (but cannot guarantee this option will be available). We also endeavour to place cancellation messages with all the local radio stations. In the event of a power outage, your first source for cancellation news should always be our phone line – 902-681-0366.