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The deadline for newsletter submissions is Friday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. Please contribute news about church and community activities, stories, poems, jokes, and announcements. This is a special anniversary issue so we want your church memories. Are there people or events you want to remember? If so, drop us a line or two about them. Please send submissions to newsletter@brituc.ca or leave hard copies in the newsletter file.  If you are submitting electronically, please include a plain text or PDF version.

MacMillan’s Fall Fundraising Campaign:
All order forms with payment must be returned no later than November 21, 2018. The products will be delivered to the church on December 6 or 7, 2018 : available for pick up between 9:30am – 1:30pm. Sale Instructions and Order forms are available in the vestibule.

Christmas Bazaar: Saturday, November 24. We are looking for people to make and donate: Christmas themed crafts, baked goods, decorations, Gift cards (silent auction), Gift baskets (raffle table). Clean Garage sale items for our Country Store; Jewellery, fashion accessories, Children’s toys, games, Small pieces of furniture ..and volunteers to help run the event. Please, please sign up and inform us early so we know we have the bodies needed to help make this Britannia’s largest fundraiser!! Contact Kelvin Stanke at 613-407-9382 or kelvinstanke123@gmail.com or in person.

Christmas Potluck Dinner and Entertainment: The evening of December 9 has been reserved for our Christmas Potluck Dinner and Entertainment.  This is an exciting opportunity for a small team to come together to plan and coordinate an engaging, dynamic evening.  To volunteer, contact the church office at 613-828-6018 or office@brituc.ca.

Meetings
Stewards Committee: Tuesday Nov 20 @ 7 p.m.
Council: Tuesday Nov 27 @ 7 p.m.

“A reminder that EVERYONE is welcome to join in coffee, tea, and snacks right after the church service.”

Our Community

Chili and Trivia Night in Support of Campus Ministry: Friday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. Organize a team (two to eight people) and join us for an evening of fun with all proceeds going to support the ecumenical Christian Campus Ministry at Algonquin College. Cost: Freewill donation. Hosted by Carleton Memorial United Church, 740 Melfa Crescent. Deadline to register: November 14.To register, contact Jack Wilson @ wilsonjohns@rogers.com

Bells Corners United Church Christmas Bazaar: Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come and bring your friends to enjoy our many sales areas including baking, deli, books, crafts, children’s toys, ladies boutique, Silent Auction and a hot lunch. Information: BCUC Office  820-8103.

45th Annual Holiday Bazaar: Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Emmanuel United Church – 691 Smyth Rd. Bake table, books, crafts, housewares, lunch room, silent auction.

Orleans United Church Christmas Bazaar: Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 1111 Orleans Blvd. Christmas Shop, crafts, silent auction, frozen food, bakery, books, vintage treasures. Don’t miss it!

Barrhaven United Church Christmas Bazaar: Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  3013 Jockvale Rd. Lunch served 11am – 1pm. Savoury meat pies, lasagne, and shepherd’s pie. Baked goods, books, silent auction, crafts and more. www.barrhavenunited.org    613-825-1707

Tornado Relief Fundraising Concert: Stittsville United Church, (6255 Fernbank Rd.), Saturday, November 17, 7:00 p.m., featuring local country singer and comedian Rory Gardiner. This will be a fun evening to raise money for disaster relief following the recent tornados in our area. Funds will be distributed through local groups in the West Carleton area, including Dunrobin and Kinburn. Cost: $20 for adults. Children and students are free. Call 613-836-4962 for tickets or information.

Christmas Craft Fair: South Gloucester United Church. Saturday, November 24, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Christmas Crafts, Baked Goods, A Light Luncheon,  Books, and our popular Cookie Boxes will be made available for your pleasure. 2536 Rideau Road at Albion. All are welcome.

Vendors MarketSaturday November 24th – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fundraiser in support of Riverside Churches – 3191 Riverside Dr. Come and make a purchase or place an order. There will be tea and coffee available. Includes; Avon, Epicure, Fifth Avenue Jewelry, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Stella & Dot, and many more.

Home for the Holidays: The Spirit of Good Company: Presented by Barrhaven Community Concert Band. Sunday, November 25, 3 p.m. Ottawa Torah Centre – 111 Lamplighters Dr. Nepean (Barrhaven). Admission $10 (children 10 & under Free). Tickets: Don Cullen 613-726-1863

Glen Cairn 27th Annual Christmas Cookie Walk: Saturday, December 1, 9:00 a.m. until noon at 140 Abbeyhill Drive, Kanata. Choose from various sizes of boxes and fill them with yummy cookies. A large selection to choose from! Craft sale, gingerbread house decorating, silent auction and entertainment, too! Hope to see you there! For more info, please contact office@gcuc.ca or phone 613-836-4756.

Carols, Candles and CookiesSunday, December 2nd, 6:00 p.m., Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Drive, Kanata. Please join us for a Christmas sing-along – both hymns and secular music! Special guests – Alleluia Singers, Sounds of Joy and the Intermediate Choir. Christmas cookies to follow! Fun for all ages!

Christmas Banquet & Live Art AuctionSaturday, December 8, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Living Praise Ministries International Church – 18 Cleopatra Drive, Ottawa. Cost: Adults $20, Children $12. 613-228-2189

Britannia United Church Schedule

Date Happenings – Set-up Time
Wed 14 Worship Committee – set-up in Little Chapel
Music Director
– no set-up in Sanctuary
CLC
– set-up in Little Chapel
9:30 – 12 p.m.
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
5 – 10 p.m.
Thu 15 Seniors Tea – usual set-up in Little Chapel
Armée des Rachetés
– no set-up in Sanctuary
Choir
 – set-up in Little Chapel
1 – 3 p.m.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Fri 16 **************Office Closed**************
Armée des Rachetés
– no set-up in Sanctuary
7 – 9 p.m.
Sat 17 Armée des Rachetés – no set-up in Sanctuary 4 – 7 p.m.
Sun 18 Armée des Rachetés – no set-up in Sanctuary
Bible Group
– no set-up in Little Chapel
2 – 6 p.m.
6 – 10 p.m.
Mon 19 Real You – no set-up in Kitchen
Cabaret
– no set-up in  Little Chapel/Sanctuary
2:30 – 7:30 p.m.
6:30 – 10 p.m.
Tue 20 Friends in Song – no set-up in Sanctuary
Suzart
– no set-up in Sanctuary
Stewards Committee
 – set-up in Nursery
Al -Anon
– usual set-up in Little Chapel
10am – 12 p.m.
6:30 – 10 p.m.
7 – 9 p.m.
7 – 10 p.m.
Wed 21 CLC – set-up in Little Chapel
Oriental Choir
– no set-up in Sanctuary
5 – 10 p.m.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thu 22 Seniors Tea – usual set-up in Little Chapel
Armée des Rachetés
– no set-up in Sanctuary
Choir
 – set-up in Little Chapel
1 – 3 p.m.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Fri 23 **************Office Closed**************

 

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