2017 Christmas / Advent Events

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December 3 - Turkeyburger Lunch & 6 Choir Concert

December 3 - Turkeyburger Lunch & 6 Choir Concert:

Come to the Marilyn Perkins - Memorial Hall at 11:45am and enjoy a delicious lunch including homemade stuffing and roasted turkey - topped off with sticky gingerbread cake - and then head up to the Sanctuary and get a good seat for the concert, starting at 1pm. Tickets are still available this week from the church office, and at the door - $10 for adults and $25 per family. Come and sing in the season!

Throughout Advent - December 3-20:

We are collecting most needed items for Closer to Home again this year. While you are doing your holiday shopping, please consider picking up one or two items from this list and dropping them off on Sunday, or throughout the week at the Office: Educational toys for toddlers, feminine hygiene supplies, diapers (all sizes, especially 4-6), baby wipes, baby formula, deodorant, body wash, soap, shampoo & conditioner, toothpaste & toothbrushes, bed sheets (twin/double/queen), dishes. Thank you for your generosity, all donations are appreciated.

Closer to Home, Shopping List
December 9 - Scarboro Cafe

December 9 - Scarboro Cafe:

Hosted by Tim Fraser and Scarboro United Church in the Marilyn Perkins - Memorial Hall at 7pm; come on in for a fabulous evening of fun and music. Bring your guitar, ukulele, horn, harmonica, etc. and join in the open mic. Coffee, tea and goodies will be on hand, donations are very much appreciated.

December 17, 2017 - "Sock it to 'em!":

The Elda Daniels Group is collecting socks for the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre again this year. Please bring socks to the church kitchen before 10:30am on Sunday, December 17th and the Elda Daniels Group will look after delivery to the DI. (Donations can also be dropped off the church office in advance.)

This fundraiser has been a very worthwhile effort by the Elda Daniels Group for many years, and the additional support of the congregation & community makes it even more successful! Know that we appreciate your generosity, as do the clients of the Drop-In.

December 17: Socks It To 'Em
December 21 - The Longest Night

December 21 - The Longest Night:

Gather in the Chapel at 7pm to pause in the midst of the busy holiday season for a quiet, contemplative service of song and prayer. All are welcome.

December 24 - Christmas Eve

10:30am - Advent Four - Magnify the Lord

Advent Four - Magnify the Lord:

10:30am

The coffee is hot at 10:00am, come in for a cup before our regular Sunday Service, as we celebrate the fourth Sunday of Advent.

5:00pm - Family Service - Good News

Family Service - Good News:

5:00pm

Bring the family to this short and sweet service for a fun retelling of the Christmas Story - this year, featuring our own hand-made puppets! Little ones will have the chance to dress up as Angels, Shepherds, and Animals and participate in the fun!

10:00pm - Candlelight Service - A Great Light

Candlelight Service - A Great Light:

10:00pm

All our welcome to come and celebrate Christmas with candlelight and song. Lift your voices alongside the choir and enjoy this rich Christmas tradition!