The United Church of Canada has always advocated for an end to poverty in Canada.
Now the church joins other organizations and voices calling for a Guaranteed Livable Income program.
Below is the link to a video of The Right Reverend Carmen Lansdowne’s (Moderator of The United Church of Canada) speaking about the need for everyone to have a fair level of income security:
And, if you missed the Moderator’s message for Pie Day (March 14) here is the link for that:
We again invite you to in-person worship this Sunday at 10:00 a.m. As part of our worship we will be celebrating the Sacrament of Baptism and we will be reading John 4:5-34.
TMUC Church News:
Everyone is welcome to Messy Church this evening (March 17) at 5:30 p.m. Since it’s St. Patrick’s Day you are invited to wear something green!
Children’s Palm Sunday Choir: Crystal Schau is directing a Children’s Choir that will sing during the Palm Sunday worship service. All children ages 5-12 years are welcome to sing in the choir. Practices are on Tuesdays from 6:15- 6:45 p.m..
TMUC’s Glenlea Greenhouse plant sale fundraiser is now available for online shopping until April 15, 2023. Get growing with us by supporting the online plant sale by clicking on the link and selecting Transcona Memorial United Church in the drop down menu at check out.
There are bedding plants, hanging baskets, hanging bags, vegetables, and herbs for sale with 20-25% of profits being returned to TMUC. The more we sell, the more we get back. Please see the link for more information.
The plants will be delivered to TMUC on Friday May 12 and pick up starts at 3 pm. If you require delivery, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we can make arrangements with you.
Office Hours: TMUC’s office will be open Tuesdays from 9 to 2 and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 to noon!
Come for conversation! Tuesdays from 1:15-2:15 and Thursdays from 6-7pm we welcome people to gather in conversation. Those learning English are eager to practice! Come and join us in the Multi-purpose room to chat! All are welcome!
Thanks to everyone for your ongoing support of TMUC’s ministry. Donations online can be made through CanadaHelps:
We are still collecting pop cans for recycling (so far we have raised $244.30) and partnering with TruEarth for fundraising:
Dinner Theatre News:
TMUC’s Caught in the Act Co.’s (CITAC) Dinner Theatre’s ‘Borrowed Time’ is April 20-23. Tickets are $50 each (purchasers receive a $20 donation receipt). Tickets are available through the office.
Many volunteers are needed to produce the Dinner Theatre. We have major roles associated with the production and all casting complete; we are now looking for someone to coordinate the serving staff. This person coordinates the many volunteer servers required to serve dinner and dessert to all the guests.
We have clear descriptions and instructions for this role. Please contact Kathy Antymis through email@example.com, if interested.
Prairie to Pine Regional News:
The Regional Annual Meeting will be held June 1-4 at the United Church in Meadowood. Details of volunteer opportunities have been circulated – please check previous messages for more details.
We keep you in our prayers,
Carol and Jeff