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“Uniting the whole Church, to Love the whole City, with the whole Gospel”
This Thanksgiving, the churches of Abbotsford will be rallying together once again and displaying the following message in their church bulletins and on their websites.
Give thanks to the Lord – His love endures forever
How good to be reminded. With so much on our plates, it’s possible to by-pass gratitude.
Take a moment and give thanks. For we owe God everything: every breath, every good and perfect gift, every moment, waking or sleeping, thriving or otherwise. For even when we struggle, God is our sustainer.
And, yes, his love endures forever. Experienced in so many ways, yet most powerfully through Jesus. For God so loved that he gave his one and only Son, for us. This Thanksgiving, give thanks.
( The churches of Abbotsford, giving thanks together!)
Come join the Calvin Clappers Hand Bell Choir on Saturday mornings from 10am until 11:15am, here at Calvin Presbyterian Church. We will meet each week to learn how to play and prepare music to share with our community.
Hand Bell Choir works by each ringer being responsible for ringing one to four or more bells, depending on your ability and comfort level. Each of the bells is tuned diatonically to the notes on a piano. When each person rings their note(s) in time, beautiful music is created.
We are looking for individuals who can read music, even if it’s just a little. We can teach you how to ring hand bells, so don’t worry if you haven’t rung before. You are also welcome to come and listen and see what our rehearsals are like.
If you enjoy making new friends and want to see what we are about or have any questions, please contact Elizabeth at (604) 831-2861.
If you are currently helping, your name will continue to be on the Coffee Team list UNLESS you contact Lois that you are unable to help out. Please indicate to Lois if there are particular Sundays throughout the year that you are unavailable. The schedule is being made up for October 2016 to October 2017.
Thank you, and God Bless.
Lois (604) 855-4446 or email@example.com.
Calvin Church’s handbell choir is preparing for the fall season, and we are looking for ‘New Ringers’ who can read music and have an interest in learning a new and fun instrument.
The handbell choir was started by Lorraine Loewen in 1988 and consists of eleven ringers. We have three octaves of beautiful handbells and hand chimes, as well as a library of music suitable for two or three octaves.
Music not only provides a good workout for the brain, it is also good for memory, , coordination, and discipline and keeps you younger and healthier for longer.
Our first practice is scheduled for Saturday, September 10th at 10 a.m. Please join us, and let’s keep those bells ringing
For more information, contact Margaret Ward at (604) 853-6370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
But, even if you don’t have a violin, two sessions are being offered: one for children aged 7 to 11 and one for adults 19 years and older (even much older!)
All lessons will be on Thursdays from mid September to the beginning of December. Registration forms are available from the church office.
Please indicate whether you prefer a 2:30 or 7:00 pm class. If there are enough registrants, both times might be made available.
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Bethesda Christian Association is seeking to employ Residential Care Workers for their residential and community inclusion services in Chilliwack. For more details, please visit Bethesda’s website.