3955 Old Richmond Rd., Nepean, ON K2H 5C5
Tel: 613-820-8103 Fax: 613-820-5628
Website: Email: [email protected]
Minister: Rev. Kim Vidal
Congregational Designated Minister: Lorrie Lowes
Director of Music: Carolyn Whitley
Office Administrators: Nancy Meyers, Ellen Boynton
Chair, Church Board: Sue Morrison
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9-12 noon, 1-4 pm
ANNOUNCEMENTS February 1, 2015
Meetings This Week Here at the Church:
Lectionary Group meets on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 10:30 am (Shalom Room).
Theme and Text: “Soar Like An Eagle” (Isaiah 40:21-31). All are welcome.
Unit 1 UCW meets on Tuesday February 3, 1:30 pm. Presentation including
slides by Diane & Jim Maxwell on The Place of Hope- Project Canaan in
Swaziland run by their son and daughter in law. Visitors welcome.
Cope Kit topic for Thursday February 5, 9:15 am is ‘What do you know
about Ghana and Burkina Faso?’ with Jane Burgess as guest speaker. Jane
has gone there on humanitarian trips visiting schools and health clinics.
All are welcome.
There will be no Pancake Supper this year. Instead the SOSA Committee will
focus its energy on the upcoming Lenten Project. Details to follow.
Today’s bulletin covers have been generously donated by
Dianne Lee
in memory of her mother.
2014 Tax Receipts are available for pickup following this morning’s service.
Please look for Brian in the Main Hall by the back hallway.
**Please be aware that there are people with sensitivity to fragrances and
not wear perfume when you come to church on Sunday.**
Nicaragua Mission Trip Fundraising: If you would like to make a tax
deductible donation to the fund, please make cheques payable to Bells
Corners United Church with “Mission Exposure Fund” in the memo line.
Total raised to date is $17,554.35. Fundraising is on target, so thank you
everyone who has donated and supported our activities to date!
A Night in Nicaragua! is coming on Sunday February 22, 5:30 pm when
those who are participating in the March Mission Exposure Trip to
Nicaragua will be hosting a four course authentic Nicaraguan dinner
followed by special guest singer/songwriter/storyteller Rory Gardiner!
Tickets: $25- adults; $12.50 - 12 & under.
Bake Sale: The next Fundraising Bake Sale for the March Mission Exposure
trip to Nicaragua will be held TODAY! Other future dates include February
15 and March 1. Plan to come and purchase some baking following worship.
Upcoming Worship Services:
Stewardship Campaign 2015
February 8 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany / Stewardship 3 (Celebrating
Stewardship All the Year ) Soup & Sandwich Lunch
Sermon Focus: “Soaring Like An Eagle” (Isaiah 40:21-31)
February 15 – Transfiguration Sunday/All Age Worship with Contemporary
Sermon Focus: ‘Shining Moments’ (Mark 9 :2-9)
Season of Lent
February 18 – Ash Wednesday Service, 6:00 pm, Music Room
February 22– First Sunday in Lent / Communion
Sermon Focus: “Never Again!” (Genesis 9: 8-17)
Reminder to all that the John Bell event happening at Kanata United
Church, February 27 & 28, is just a month away. If you are interested in
attending this event, please go to our website and register
online or print off the mail-in registration form. Further details about this
event can be found on our website or call the church office at 592-5834.
Financial Update for 2014 Financial Year - Sunday February 1
The Financial Management Committee reports the following pre-audit
results of the 2014 financial year. (All figures unaudited.)
Operating Fund
YTD Jan-Dec
Budget 2014
$ 392,890
$ 440,500
$ 401,523
$ 440,000
Other Funds (2014)
Balance (Dec 31)
Committee Directed
Bldg Mtc & Repair
Capital Funds
$ 43,253
$ 6,079
$ 9,330
$ 31,132
$ 0
$ 0
$ 30,335
$ 22,746
$ 17,249
Tuesday Feb 3rd, Noon, Parkdale United Church: Recently returned from an
ebola-related mission in Liberia, Médecins Sans Frontières Christene MacLeod
will speak to Ottawa Presbytery's Global Partners Committee. Join us for
this opportunity to have an informal discussion and to share up-to-date first
hand information about ebola. Bring a bag lunch. Fairly traded tea is served.
For more information, contact N. McCord 613-745-4626 or Cam Bowes 613680-3917. The church is 429 Parkdale Ave. at Gladstone. Please use the
parking lot off Parkdale unless you need handicapped access (Gladstone). If
every regular member brings 2 or 3 guests we can fill the room.
30,000+ Books for Sale at Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Drive February
19 - 21. Donate used books at the 24 hour dropbox at the church entrance
until February 9. No textbooks, encyclopedia or magazines. Details on
corridor bulletin board.
Long Term Care Facility Residents
Please keep the following people in your prayers
Marian Agnew
David Andrew
Doris Argue
Bill Atchison
Vera Barrett
Jean Burgess
Wes Carkner
Carol Dawson
Winston Doyle
Ivy Duffett
Roberta Hudson
Jean Jenkyns
Doug Kerr
Doris Lawton
Mary Main
Lois Saunders
Stu Steves
John Treleaven
Eric Wiles
Paul Woo
Stillwater Creek Retirement Residence
Valley Stream Manor, Nepean
Grace Manor, Ottawa
West End Villa
Granite Ridge, Stittsville
Peter Clark Centre, Nepean
Salvation Army Grace Manor, Ottawa
Valley Stream Manor, Nepean
St. Vincent’s
Valley Stream Manor, Nepean
Forest Hill Long Term Care, Kanata
Garden Terrace, Kanata
Bridlewood Trails, Stittsville
Windsor Park Manor, Ottawa
Robertson House, Nepean
Peter Clark Centre, Nepean
Carlingview Manor, Ottawa
Valley Stream Manor, Nepean
Stonehaven Manor, Kanata
West End Villa
Please sign up to sponsor a Sunday bulletin for 2015. For $25 your donation
offsets the cost of 200 Sunday bulletin covers. You may donate in memory
of a loved one or to celebrate a special event. Cheques should be made out
to Bells Corners United Church and marked to note bulletin sponsorship.
If you know of other congregation members who should be
included in this list, please call the office with details.