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145 Initiatives Goal:
Congratulations to all involved in helping Britannia United reach it goal of 145 new initiatives during its 145th anniversary year

Please click here to learn more about our congregational goal of 145 new initiatives


Operation Christmas Child
Check the table in the foyer for details;   What it’s all about, who it benefits, how to contribute, etc.  For additional information, please see Lorraine Montgomery. 

Seniors’ Tea
Join us for Seniors’Tea every Thursday 1-3pm. Even if games are not your thing, come and check us out. Maybe we can create an additional space of fellowship. 

MacMillan’s Fundraiser
We have received our Fall information package from MacMillan’s (frozen cookie dough, muffin mix, etc).  Should there be anyone interested in running the fundraiser this year, please contact office@brituc.ca or 613-828-6018

Ham Dinners & Irish Night
In need of a coordinator for this event which typically runs annually in March.  If you are interested, please contact office@brituc.ca or 613-828-6018

Bluegrass Concert :   Maple Hill Blue Grass Group
on October 20, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.   Cost is $20.00 each.  The group will have their CDs for sale.  Come out and enjoy the group.

Britannia Broadway Concert
Will be held on Oct 26th at 7:00 pm. This is a freewill offering event.  Everyone is welcome!! Come enjoy the entertainment with us.  Practice for performers is scheduled for
Thursday October 17, 8 – 9:30pm

Inspired Hearts & Hands Craft Show
Our Annual Craft show is scheduled for Sat. November 2, 2019.  Many thanks to Kelvin Stanke for taking over as coordinator for this event.  There are still tables available to rent if you are interested.  

Berries
The frozen fruit sale is back!  Blueberries, Raspberries and Cranberries.  To place orders: Eileen Ball (613) 829-5082, Elaine MacKenzie (613) 596-4088, Office (613) 828-6018. Deadline for orders is October 27.  Orders can be picked up Nov 8 

Support Ottawa CGIT’s Camp Kalalla:
Order forms for Honey and Beeswax products from Crerar’s Honey are in the church lobby, for sale October 20 and  27 from Brenda Hamilton. Email: singersoloist@gmail.com, call/text: 613-286-9173. If you order online: www.kalalla.com please indicate Britannia United Church as the address for delivery. Orders will arrive mid-November.

“Grief and Bereavement Presentation: Understanding Grief: What it is…and isn’t
Thursday, Oct. 17th from 2:00 -4:00 pm at Bells Corners United Church. All are invited to an informative presentation by Ian 

Henderson, a trained grief and bereavement educator. Following his talk, there will be a question and answer period and refreshments offered by UCW. Information: 820-8103

The Emmanuel Men’s Club: Shantymen’s Dinner
Hearty Fare!!
Music by the Emmanuel River Boys!! Friday, October 18, 2019  Sittings at 5:15 and 6:45 PM  $15 Adults, $5 Children (under 12), $40 Family  Tickets & Information 613-733-0437 Emmanuel United Church  691 Smyth Road

Women’s Day Apart at Kanata Baptist Church
Saturday October 19th,   9am – 2:30pm.   Guest speaker: Janice Sadler.  Choice of four morning workshops and an afternoon “Hearing His Call” session.  $40/person, $35 early-bird, $20 student. Including refreshments & buffet lunch.  Final deadline October 13, 209. Registration: www.kbc.ca, church office 613-836-3145

On Luther’s Trail and Oberammergau 2020
Come and travel with Rev. Kim Vidal for 14 days (July 31 – August 13, 2020) and experience the world-renowned Oberammergau Passion Play presented every 10 years while exploring Luther’s Trail in Germany.  Included also is a two-day trip to Prague, Czechoslovakia. Early bird discount of $300 applies when you register until November 15, 2019. An information session regarding this trip will be held on Thursday October 24, 9:30 am at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Rd, Ottawa. For more information or to RSVP for the info session, please contact Rev. Kim Vidal (office telephone – 613-820-8103 or email: kim.vidal@gmail.com).

Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser
Friday, October 25th.  COME ONE, COME ALL! catered by Mundell’s in support of the Riverside Churches with traditional 

music from the east coast and beyond by the Fumblin’ Fingers.  Enjoy a buffet-style dinner or take-out.   Cash beer and wine bar. Serving starts at 5 p.m. Adults $20 and $10 for children under 10 years of age.  Advance tickets available at the Church Office weekday mornings at 613-733-7735. 

Woodroffe United Church Fall Bazaar
This event will take place October 26 at 207 Woodroffe Ave, from 9 – 1pm.  Items available include clothing, china, books, bake table, gift baskets, tools, white elephant, silent auction, toys, kitchenware, Christmas decorations, jewelry, furniture and much more.  For more information contact church 613-722-9250.

The Annual Ecumenical Time of Sharing and Preparation for World Day of Prayer
 will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019,  from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Rideau Park United Church,  2203 Alta Vista Drive at Cunningham Avenue.   The focus country is Zimbabwe and the theme is “Rise! Take your mat and walk”. Guest Speaker: The Rev. George Kwari, rector of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church. For more information, contact Rosalie  Tel: 613-736-0232 or E-mail; pastoral@sympatico.ca  

2019 Seniors’Health & Wellness Fair
Presented by the Olde Forge Community Resource Centre. Sat. Oct. 26, 10am – 2pm. Location: Ron Kolbus Centre, 102 Greenview Ave. Free admission, live music, keynote speakers, live demos and health screenings, complimentary refreshments. 

Jamaica Night
Sunday, Oct. 27/19, at 7.00 P.M.  Special guest speaker – Fabian Coverley, son of Louise Bennett and Eric Coverley.  Volunteers are needed.  Please consider helping this year.  Tickets on sale on Sundays starting Sept. 29th.

Britannia United Church Schedule
Week of: Oct 11 – 18

Date

Happenings – Set-up

Fri 11

Elections – no set-up in Little Chapel

9am – 9pm

Sat 12

Elections – no set-up in Little Chapel

9am – 9pm

Sun 13

Elections – no set-up in Little Chapel

9am – 9pm

Mon 14

Elections – no set-up in Little Chapel

9am – 9pm

Tue 15

Friends In Song – usual set-up in Sanctuary

10am – 12pm

ACB – no set-up in Room 10

3:30 – 7pm

Suzart – no set-up in Basement

6:30 – 9:30pm

Al-Anon – usual set-up in Little Chapel

7 – 10pm

Newsletter – set-up in Sanctuary

7:30 – 9pm

Wed 16

OWECC – set-up in Little Chapel

10 – noon

Steps & Strides – no set-up in Basement

4 – 6pm

Suzart – no set-up in Basement

6 – 10pm

Thu 17

Senior’s Tea – usual set-up in Little Chapel

3:30 – 7pm

ACB – no set-up in Room 10

3:30 – 7pm

Choir – usual set-up in Little Chapel

7:30 – 9pm

Fri 18

Elections – no set-up in Little Chapel

9am – 9pm