As many of you know my son Thomas was born on February 5th – a beautiful and healthy little boy. Thank you from to all the well wishes from the UCW and others here from me and my wife. The experience of his birth was, of course, a blessing that goes beyond words. I have to confess, however, that at the moment of his birth I was feeling heart-bursting love and the question appeared in my mind – where did he come from?
Plan to stay after church on Sunday, March 29, for a delicious lunch, followed by our annual auction of “Happily Shared Treasures”. Lunch tickets will be available starting March 8.
We're looking for all kinds of treasures, services, homemade goodies and handcrafted items for the auction. Donations could include event tickets, gift cards, baking, knitted or quilted items, chauffeuring, handyman services, dinners, babysitting or gardening. The sky's the limit. Be creative!
Woodroffe United Church, an urban and largely middle-class congregation celebrating 66 years of faithful service in the West-end of Ottawa, is seeking to fill a one-quarter time Minister of Pastoral Care.
Join us for breakfast and conversation in the Friendship Room - Fridays at 7:30 am.
This year we are using as our guide: "Longing for home: daily reflections for Lent". This study will reflect on scripture related to displacement/uprootedness: examining topics including poverty, ecology, food, migration. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Darlene Patton (613) 729-4139.
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