Thanks to all who attended, brought food
and participated in the night’s events!
Hampton United Church’s
DOWN EAST NIGHT
~ Road Rally July 27th, 2019
Get your tickets now!! 1 Bonus Rally Point if your team registers before July 12th.
$20 per Adult / Kids under 10 Free
2 pm start from Hampton United Church, BBQ to follow.
To register please call Sonia Parfitt 905-263-2040 or Doris Axford 905-263-2161.
A special Thank You to all of you who so generously . . . .
A special thank you also to the Hampton Community Association for placing notice of the sale on the sign in front of Hampton Hall.
It was a great success due to everyone’s generosity!
Here are some photos of all the amazing items that were donated for the yard sale and it doesn’t even include photos of the C.E. room that was also packed full of items!
was held on
and featured . . . .
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.
Nothing puts one in the mood for Christmas more than a wonderful evening of Christmas Carols for our listening and singalong enjoyment followed by refreshments downstairs in the C.E. Wing.
Below is a short video from the evening as the congregation joined in singing “O come, O Come Emmanuel.”
Below is a list of who performed.
Hampton United Church Choir
Led by our choir director Jennifer Pearce-Chambers. Jennifer can be seen accompanying Jonathan Garaedian in the video, from another occassion, seen below.
Bells of Blessing
Hampton United Church Bells of Blessing directed by Janet Ward.
Northminster United Church Choir
Ashton McMaster, Organist/ Choir Director, Ashton is well known in Oshawa through managing Walter’s Music Store in the mall. He has also been an organist at many churches in and around Oshawa.
Westminster United Church Sr. Choir
Led by choir director Margaret Motum. Margaret is a retired high school music teacher and active Montessori music teacher. A sought after accompanist, she plays the piano, organ, leads the choir, and yes writes music. She has had hymns chosen for the United Church hymn book. Margaret leads SALT, their worship praise team, the Sr. Choir and is involved with youth and children’s music events.
3rd Violinist in Winnipeg Symphony
North York, Ontario
Below is a video of Jonathan being accompanied by our choir director Jennifer Pearce-Chambers. Under that is Jonathan’s bio.
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Toronto, Jonathan began to play the violin at the age of seven. Having a love to perform from a young age, he gave his first solo recital at the age of eleven. Jonathan credits his artistic influences to the following teachers: Raisa Magarshak, Jeewon Kim, Paul Zafer, and Ilya Kaler. He has also participated in master classes for Joseph Silverstein, Martin Beaver, David Zafer, Berent Korfker, Claude Richard, Elizabeth Wallfisch, as well as the Vermeer, Tokyo, Turtle Island, and Avalon String Quartets. He has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout Canada, USA, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Hungary, Ukraine, and Serbia. He has also been a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the only program of its kind affiliated with a major American orchestra, as well as the North Bay Symphony, National Academy Orchestra of Canada, Orchestra London Canada, Toronto Concert Orchestra, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Jonathan has had the privilege of collaborating with conductors and musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma, Ricardo Muti, Jaap van Zweden, Carlos Miguel Prieto, John Nelson, and Alain Trudel, to name a few.
Jonathan earned a masters degree in violin performance from DePaul University School of Music in Chicago and also received a bachelors degree in violin performance from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. During the summers he has participated in the Brott Music Festival, Orchestre de la Francophonie, and Camp Musical des Laurentides. Jonathan is passionate to share his love of music with people of all ages and backgrounds and has performed solo recitals in Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, and Los Angeles. He is also an enthusiastic teacher and has been on faculty at the JVL Summer School for Performing Arts as well as teaching in his private studio and preparing students for the Royal Conservatory of Music exams.
Sponsored by Hampton Women United
Open to anyone who would like to join us.
When: Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Where: Hampton United Church C. E. Wing
Speaker: Detective Constable Martin Franssen, DRPS, Fraud Unit
Please RSVP to Janis Rottine 905-263-2058 or
Wilma Kantor 905-263-2645 if you plan to attend.
Freewill offering will be appreciated to assist with costs.
Another successful Christmas Craft Show and Bake Sale
Due in thanks to ……
Below are a couple of snapshots from that day.
Jingle Bell Café
New & Repeat Vendors
Hampton United Church
Registration 1:30 p.m.
Best Ball Format 2:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
Includes 9-hole round of golf, roast beef dinner at Hampton United Church following the tournament, ability awards, putting contest, silent auction, prizes for all participants.
(*for spouses and family of golfers and volunteers)
Spots are filling up fast ~ make your reservations today!
If you can help us out with either sponsorship or a prize donation please call either:
Barb Pokorski 905-263-8359, John Payne 905-263-8232 or Don Dair 905-263-8886.
Thank you and God Bless.
The 43rd General Council of The United Church of Canada ran from July 21 ~ 27th, 2018 at DurhamCollege / University of Ontario Institute of Technology, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. The theme was “Risking Faith, Daring Hope.”
It kicked of with the Festival of Faith ~ July 21 & 22.
Both Eldad and Hampton United Churches attended the Opening Worship Service on Sunday, July 22. Our own Rev Ned was honoured to be asked to assist with communion, below photo shows Rev Ned (he’s in the grey stripped shirt) heading off to his assigned area.
If you were unable to attend the Opening Worship Service and would like to view it, you can watch it below.