a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Many Thanks to all the clean up volunteers; Lorne Cavers, Leslie Donnelly, Marlene Hanson, Muriel Kenyon, Connie Kryschuk, Joan Macdonald, Eileen Metcalfe, Bonnie Parkes, Jim Ross, Pat Schulz, Cindy and Glen Smyth.

Governance Structure Files are in the AMEN corner. Please check your file regularly. If you need a file added please contact Sharon in the office or email her at iuchurch .

Sunday School Please note that there will be no Sunday school classes today, but supervision will be available upstairs if needed.

Fowl Supper will be held on Saturday, October 26th from 4-7 pm. Tickets are now available and prices are Adults: $15.00, Family: $40.00 (includes 2 adults and children under 14 yrs), Children (8-14 yrs) $8.00, Children 7 and under free. Sign up sheets are in the AMEN corner.

Advanced Notice: Retirees Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 19th from Noon – 2pm. Mark your calendars! You will be glad you did! Sign up sheet will be available soon.

Second Fridays at the Centre for Christian Studies

“Second Fridays” is a free presentation and discussion series sponsored by the Centre for Christian Studies, held at noon-hour at CCS on the second Friday of each month. Structured a bit like the “Ted Talks”, Second Fridays features a brief story/idea/explanation/inspiration from a guest speaker followed by group discussion. The theme for this fall is “Faith and the Arts”. Friday, November 8th at noon “The Arts and Social Justice” with guests Karen Schlichting and Bob Haverluck. Call 204-783-4490. Everyone welcome. Bring your lunch and your curiosity. For more information and to see the other speakers lined up for the fall, visit www.ccsonline.ca/second-fridays or see poster on the bulletin board.

Rainbow Ministry’s 10th Annual Fall Supper will be held on Sunday, October 27th, doors open at 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm at Crossways in Common, 222 Furby Street. Tickets are $15 each. If you would like to donate money toward vegetables to serve, please see Muriel Kenyon after worship.

Faith in the City On November 1st-3rd, Augustine United Church, 444 River Avenue and the Knowles-Woodsworth Centre (UW) are presenting the first annual ecumenical, congregationally-based conversation, exploring the intersections of a justice-seeking church and urgent social and cultural matters.

Theme for 2013: Following Jesus…into Politics?

– Friday evening(7pm) Keynote address with Bill Blaikie

– Saturday (9am-4pm): Interactive sessions with clergy, city activists, theologians, politicians and registrants

– Sunday (10:30am): Special worship service

For more information and to register, visit: www.faithinthecityaugustine.blogspot.ca or call 204-284-2250.

Sing for Peace Project Peacemakers Annual Benefit Concert featuring Gordon Bell Choir, St. John’s Ravenscourt Ensembe, Manohar Performance Arts of Canada and the Vocal Ascent Choir on Sunday, November 3rd at 2pm. Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Nassau St. N & Wardlaw Ave. Tickets: $10, Children 12 and under free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or call 204-775-8178 or check their website www.projectpeacemakers.org .

Scripture Reader: Marvee Stevens


Tuesday, Oct 15th 9:30 am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
5:30 – 6:30 pm

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Gentle Pace Yoga

Beginner/Intermediate Flow Yoga

Wednesday,Oct 16th 7:00 pm Women’s Study Group Upstairs Lounge
8:00 pm AA Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Thursday, Oct 17th 7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Oct 18th 7:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Saturday, Oct 19th 9:15 – 10:15 am

10:45 –11:45 am

Gentle Pace Yoga

Glow Yoga II

2:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room

I will be in the office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Wishing you all a wonderful week! Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator