April 28, 2019


Nurturing Spirit
Being Community
Living Generously

This Sunday, April 28 at 10am –  Sunday Worship “Dare to Live”. Scripture: John 20:19-31
This Sunday we will begin our new worship theme “Dare to Live” – Starting with “See” The Story of Thomas.  Scripture: John 20: 19-31

MTSUC Thrift Shop –  Open TODAY! 
Open Thursdays from 11am to 8pm. Outdoor sales open at 10:30am.
We accept cash only.
Enjoy a cup of tea, coffee or juice and a cookie for $1 at our Tea Shoppe Caf
é from 11:30am – 4pm
Donations are gratefully accepted every day except Sundays. Please drop donations in the shed east of the Thrift Shop. 

Thrift Shop Phone Number:   604-339-4399

Board Game Night! – Friday, April 26 at 7pm
Join us for an evening of fun and games for the whole family. All ages and abilities are invited to play everything from Twister to Settlers of Catan, Hi Ho Cherry Oh, to Dominion, Barrel of Monkeys to Boss Monster. 
Upcoming dates:  May 24, June 28

Women’s Breakfast – Join us Saturday, April 27 at 9am 
 Women’s Breakfast is at 9am. We have a light healthy breakfast and just chat for an hour.
Newcomers are most welcome to just turn up. 
Please call Mardi Joughin at 604-929-4680 for more information.
Upcoming dates: May 11, May 25

Second Hour After Worship – April 28 at 11:30am
CanaDares Tanzania Project with Lynda Kearns and Patrick Brown.
Come learn more about Lynda and Patrick’s education project for disadvantaged children in Tanzania. They will share the story of the school they have helped to create and show pictures from Lynda’s recent trip. 

Practising – The Work – Monday, April 29 at 7:30pm
Those with previous experience in The Work of Byron Katie may participate in this peer-led practice group.
Upcoming date: May 27


Spiritual Practices – Meditation – DATE CHANGED to Monday, May 13 at 7:30pm
Quiet the Soul. Nurture the Spirit.
Through silent and guided meditations, we encourage the development of mindful awareness of our own thoughts, feelings, and sensations.
All are welcome. 
Meet in the Sanctuary at 7:30pm
Upcoming date:  June 3


Living Room – Thursday, May 2 at 7pm 
Living Room is a drop-in support group for people living with mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, bipolar and psychotic disorders. Meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm.
Upcoming meetings:  May 2, May 16

Men’s Breakfast – Join us Saturday, May 4 at 8am
Men’s Breakfast meets at 8am Saturdays in the Café to enjoy a big hearty breakfast and fellowship.
Newcomers are welcome to drop in.
Call Alan Furniss at  604-929-4585 for more information.
Upcoming dates: May 18, June 1

MTSUC Thrift Shop Grad Event – Thursday, May 4 from 12-4pm
Our Thrift Store will be selling grad dresses and men’s suits every Thursday leading up to our Grad Event on May 4 from noon to 4pm.
The Grad Event will feature makeup artists who will provide make-overs and skin care tips. We have a large selection of shoes, grad attire and
select jewelry items geared towards teens and preteens. Our grad attire is affordable and comes in a variety of lengths, styles, colours, and sizes.

If you would like to donate dresses and suits, we would gladly accept your donations. You can either leave donations at the drop-off shed located east of the Thrift Shop, Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm, or hand-deliver them directly to our Thrift Shop Manager Alexis Doss on Thursdays between 11am-8pm. 


Spring Cleanup – May 11 from 9am to 3pm
Many hands make light work!
Mark your calendars for the church Spring Cleanup on Saturday, May 11 from 9am to 3pm. Lunch will be provided.
Please collect your old newspapers and bring them with you to the cleanup
for use in the garden.

Death Café – Tuesday, May 21 at 7pm
A Death Café is a get-together and a conversation about life and death. It is not a lecture nor a grief support group, though grief may be expressed and shared. All mortals are welcome at this free event.
Death Café takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Upcoming date: June 18

 
Church Picnic – Sunday, June 9 at 11:30am
 All are welcome to come and enjoy our Church Picnic on Sunday, June 9, following worship.Watch for the volunteer sign up sheet on the Action Table.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT MTSUC

April:    
Friday April 26 Board Games Night, 7pm
Saturday April 27 Women’s Breakfast, 9am
Sunday April 28 CanaDares Tanzania Project, 11:30am
Monday April 29 Spiritual Practices The Work, 7:30pm
May:    
Thursday May 2 Living Room, 7pm
Saturday May 2 Men’s Breakfast, 8am
Saturday May 4 Thrift Shop Open, Grad Event, noon-4pm
Saturday May 11 Women’s Breakfast, 9am
Saturday May 11 Spring Clean Up, 9am-3pm
Monday May 13 Spiritual Practices – Meditation, 7:30pm
Thursday May 16 Living Room, 7pm
Saturday May 18 Men’s Breakfast, 8am
Tuesday May 21 Death Café, 7pm
Friday May 24 Board Games Night, 7pm
Saturday May 25 Women’s Breakfast, 9am
Monday May 27 Practising The Work, 7:30pm
June:    
Saturday June 1 Men’s Breakfast, 8am
Saturday June 1 Thrift Shop Open, 12noon – 4pm
Sunday June 2 Carla Wilks Ordination, Langley – 10am
Monday June 3 Spiritual Practices – Meditation, 7:30pm
Thursday June 6 Living Room, 7pm
Sunday June 9 Church Picnic, 11:30am
Thursday June 13 Gospel Choir Rehearsal, 7:30pm
Sunday June 16 Gospel Choir Sunday, 10am
Tuesday June 18 Death Café, 7pm
Thursday June 20 Living Room, 7pm
Friday June 28 Board Games Night, 7pm
July:    
Mon-Fri Jul 29-Aug 2 Camp Spirit, 9am-3pm
Thrift Shop:     
Mon-Wed 9:00am-1pm Thrift Shop – Sorting & Pricing
Thursday 10:30am       Thrift Shop – Outdoor Sales Open
Thursday 11am-8pm     Thrift Shop – OPEN, Sorting & Pricing
Thursday 11:30-4pm Tea Shoppe Café – $1 tea/coffee & cookie  

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COMMUNITY


“You’re the Voice” with the Marcus Mosely Chorale & guests Perry Erhlich’s Showstoppers
Friday, April 26th, 8 pm, Highlands United Church (3255 Edgemont Blvd, N. Vancouver)  Tickets $30/adults  $25/seniors & students
Explaining the concert theme, Marcus Mosely says “it’s about speaking up and singing out about what matters. The voice can comfort a child or motivate a nation-it is our power!”
Further information: 
www.mmc2011.ca or call hotline: 604 770 1088

Jazz Vespers – Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm
St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. George’s Avenue, North Vancouver
Quintessential Jazz will provide musical leadership at St. Andrew’s United Church’s Jazz Vespers on Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm.
Everyone welcome!
Info: 604-985-0408 /
events@st-andrews-united.ca / www.st-andrews-united.ca

 

 

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We are Happy to Hear from You!

Rev. Nancy Talbot – Lead Minister –  nancytalbot@shaw.ca   604-929-4114

Carla Wilks – Associate Minister –  wilkscarla@gmail.com   604-340-4009

Anne Ellis – Children and Families Minister  – annerell@gmail.com

Cindy Nelms – Office Administrator  – mtsuc@shaw.ca   604-929-1336

Administration Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm 

Alexis Doss – Thrift Shop Manager – mtseymourthriftshop@gmail.com  604-339-4399

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