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Festival of Faith

Festival of Faith Widget GraphicThe United Church of Canada’s 43rd General Council

Please note the service time has changed to start at 9:45 am (rather than 10am). Also, my understanding is we will be sitting on bleachers, so you may want to bring a cushion.

The 43rd General Council of The United Church of Canada runs July 21 ~ 27th, 2018 at DurhamCollege/University of Ontario Institute of Technology, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. The theme is “Risking Faith, Daring Hope.”

It kicks of with the Festival of Faith ~ July 21 & 22. All are welcome!

For the latest information and full details including the workbook, Festival lineup, agenda, and more visit GeneralCouncil43.ca.

Watch the short video below.  Note: If you have no sound, click on the sound icon (speaker) bottom right of video to unmute.


Please join us
at the GC43 Opening Worship
on July 22nd
@  9:45 a.m.
at UOIT Durham College Oshawa!

(Note: there will be no service at either
Hampton or Eldad churchs so we may all attend
)

Live YouTube Feed – If you are unable to attend the worship service, in person, you can watch it from the comfort of your home.  They will be live streaming it on the United Church of Canada’s YouTube Page on July 22 starting at 9:45am  – here’s the link https://www.youtube.com/unitedchurchofcanada.


Directions to Festival of Faith for Opening Worship on July 22

Located in north Oshawa, ON
at the Durham College + University of Ontario Institute of Technology (DC–UOIT)
2000 Simcoe St. North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

Parking is available onsite.

Map & Directions below

GC43map

From Hampton

  • Travel West on Taunton Rd. towards Oshawa.
  • Turn right (North) onto Simcoe St.
  • Turn left at Commencement Circle (stoplights).
    This takes you into DC-UOIT to the Commencement Parking Lot.
    Be aware there is a 5 min walk from the parking lot. It has been mentioned there may be shuttle buses, but this has not been confirmed.

From Solina

  • Travel west on Conc. Rd. 6 (which becomes Colin Rd.) towards Oshawa.
  • Turn left onto Simcoe St.
  • Turn right onto Commencement Circle (stoplights0.
    This takes you into DC-UOIT to the Commencement Parking Lot.
    Be aware there is a 5 min walk from the parking lot. It has been mentioned there may be shuttle buses, but this has not been confirmed.

From Oshawa

  • Travel north on Simcoe St., continue past Taunton Rd.
  • Turn left at Commencement Circle (stoplights). If you reach Conlin Rd. you’ve gone too far.
    This takes you into DC-UOIT to the Commencement Parking Lot.
    Be aware there is a 5 min walk from the parking lot. It has been mentioned there may be shuttle buses, but this has not been confirmed.

 

Spring is here!

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Geraniums – everyone was invited to bring a geranium plant(s) on Mother’s Day in honour/memory of their Mother/Grandmother. Upon arrival plant stakes and cards where available to write who was being honoured and inserted into the plant. Then you placed your plant in a window or at the front of the church — after May 24th they would be planted in the church flower beds and planters by Barb and Karen.

Spring Clean-Up

Spring clean-up day took place inside and outside the church.  Notice the front door,  the metal railings and flower urns were all given a fresh coat of paint. Sidewalks were weeded and edged. Windows inside and out were cleaned. A new container was placed at the back entrance to hide the recycling and garbage containers earlier in the month. The list goes on and on….

Thanks to everyone who came out and added their elbow grease to the project, many hands make light work!

As you can see by the photos below the end results make the church a place that invites you in.

 

Yard & Bake Sale

Indoor Yard & Bake Sale

Thanks to everyone who came out
and supported the church in so many ways!

* through your baking and/or donations to the yard sale.
*volunteering your time for: set-up, table running, and/or clean-up.
*by purchasing bake table or yards sale items.

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YARD & BAKE SALE
(Indoors)

HAMPTON  UNITED  CHURCH
5454 Old Scugog Road,
Hampton, 
Ontario
Saturday June 2nd, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
FEATURING:

Lots of treasures and treats, plants, small furniture,
toys, sports equipment, books, tools,
knick knacks, household items etc.

A variety of home baking including meat pies.

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Donations can be dropped off at the church on:
Thursday (May 31st) and Friday (June 1st)
between 10am and 4pm.

For further information:

 Call  (905) 263-2040 or (905) 263-2908

2017 Christmas Eve Service

There is nothing more that brings in those heartwarming feelings of Christmas and the Birth of our saviour “Christ” than the feelings triggered by sound, touch, smell, and sight, than attending the Christmas Eve Service every year.2017 Christmas Eve Photo Orignial Size

Enjoy these photos taken from the church balcony and imagine the strains of “Silent Night” filling the church as everyone raised their voices in praise.

 

 

Eldad United Church

Eldad 1

Eldad United Church

1848 Concession Rd 6
Solina, ON
L0B 1J0

Eldad U.C. and Hampton U.C. together form the two-point charge called the “Eldad/Hampton Pastoral Charge” of The United Church of Canada.

Eldad United Church is located at 1848 Concession Rd. 6 (at the corner of Conc. Rd. 6 & Werry Rd.), Solina, ON.

Eldad U.C. – Heritage

Built in 1855, this church replaced a smaller wooden one. Continue reading “Eldad United Church”