Church Life and Work

If you have anything you would like on the Thorndale Church sign for the month of Sept. please contact Rose Duffin. Thanks to Tammy Gooder & family for looking after in Aug.

Prayer Night Wednesday 6 to 7 p.m. at TUC.

Fri. Sept. 21st – Sun. Sept. 23rd – Thorndale Fair Weekend. Pre order pies for Mon. Oct. 1 &/or Nov. 5 &/or buy Beef Supper tickets at our booth in the progress building.

Sun. Sept. 23rd – Thorndale Fair Church Service in the Community Centre at 10 a.m. No services at Zion or Thorndale this week.

Our first Pie date is Mon. Oct. 1st and we would appreciate any help.  We start at 9 in the morning but you are welcome to come at any time and stay as long as you can (usually done around 4).  We need people to peel apples, make the pie dough, roll pie dough, fill pie shells, label & bag the pies, phone the customers to name a few of the jobs.  It is a great time for fellowship and we have coffee & conversation breaks and lunch (bring your own or we order you pay for subs).  JUST ONE REQUEST IF YOU HAVE NAIL POLISH ON PLEASE REMOVE OR WEAR GLOVES AS THAT IS A REQUIREMENT OF THE SAFE FOOD HANDLING COURSE.

Sun. Oct. 7th – World Wide Communion.

Tues. Oct. 9th – Thorndale UCW meeting beginning at 10 a.m. Rollcall – Have ou ever done Mission Work or supported a Mission? Please bring a donation for My Sister’s Place (Craft supplies, old jewellery, small bottles of hand lotion, shampoo, etc.) LUG A MUG!

Sun. Oct. 14th – Thorndale Anniversary Service at 11 a.m. This is a joint service, followed by lunch.

Mon. Oct. 15th – Prep work begins for Beef Supper @ 7 p.m. @ Thorndale Community Centre.

Tues. Oct. 16th – Thorndale United Church Beef Supper at Thorndale Community Centre from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Table set up at 10 a.m., followed by more prep work. Tickets are now available from various members or by calling Bob Graham. Adults – $18, children 6-14 – $5 and 5 & under are free.

Mon. Oct. 22nd – Pioneer Club begins at TUC from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sat. Nov. 3Rd – Thorndale United Church Trivia Night. Details and tickets coming soon!

Sun. Nov. 18Th – Deadline for Poinsettia donations. Please contact Yvonne or Doreen for more info.

AFFORDABLE MAGAZINES!!! Indulge in a huge variety of magazines including Oprah, Country Woman, Canadian Living and so many more!!! There are even Christian Romance novels for your summer reading. Everything is on sale for a bargain price of 50 cents each. This is a fundraiser for Thorndale UCW. Thanks for your support!!!!!

Please note if you’re contacting Stu McCutcheon through e-mail, that he has a new e-mail and his old one no longer works.

Please note – if you have submissions for bulletin announcements, let Chris know by Thurs. of each week, by 2 p.m. or call 519-461-0605

Prayer Night – Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. is an open time to receive prayer or pray for others. Come as you are, pray aloud or silently. Prayer requests can be emailed to ; left in an envelope on offering plate marked “prayer” or deposited into the green Prayer Request mailbox by side door of TUC.

Prayer Shawls/Blanket – We continue to bless hurting people through this ministry. Please consider taking a shawl or blanket to someone you know who can be blessed knowing that God loves them and they are being prayed for. if you enjoy knitting, crocheting or tying knots please consider making a shawl or blanket. Supplies are available. Talk to Pam.

REVAMPED LENDING LIBRARY located at Thorndale United Church, open to all at TZUC. The old books that filled the shelves have been removed and there is space for new reading material! Please consider donating gently used CHRISTIAN  books or a financial donation for our team to purchase new books. (leave on offering plate in envelope marked LIBRARY) Everything that goes on the shelf can be freely borrowed and returned when you have finished with it. We are interested in children’s books too!!

Thorndale Accoustic Society is back! Come and listen or join in singing or playing your musical instrument from 7 – 10 p.m. every Tues. night in Thorndale United Church Fellowship Hall. $3 donation toward expenses.

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Middlesex Presbytery Resource Centre at Dundas Street Centre United Church is open Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sat. Oct. 6th – North Nissouri United Church Bazaar, beginning at 2 p.m. 24058 Fairview Rd. Silent Auction, Baking, Country Store, Sewing, Crafts and More. Please join us!

Fri. Oct. 12th – Sun. Oct. 14th – Art Show of Tony Diodati & Friends at Thorndale Community Centre. For more info, please visit: or check bulletin board.

ELVIS is Coming to Wesley-Knox United Church!

The Dynamic Rev. Matt “ELVIS” Martin will perform at Wesley-Knox on Friday, October 12, 2018. Rev. Matt’s concerts are amazing! Such fun too! He is a past winner of the renowned Elvis Collingwood Competition. Due to his very full schedule as an Anglican Rector, Rev. Matt has cut back significantly on the number of concerts he performs, so this will be a great opportunity to see him live. You are all cordially invited! Bring your friends too! Address: 91 Askin St. London; Doors open: 6:45 p.m. Concert: 7:30 p.m.  Tickets: $15.00 in advance or $20.00 at the door. Children ages 6-12: $10 in advance or $12 at the door; Available through the Church Office at 519-673-4803 or at Tuckey’s Hardware in Wortley Village. This is an important fundraiser for our UCW, to support their vital church and community projects, as well as a donation to Camp Wendake in Rev. Matt’s name.

Wed. Oct. 17th – Fri. Oct. 19th – Canadian Boomerfest, a Celebration and Colloquium on Boomers and Spirituality. Grow your spirituality in the second half of life: support Baby Boomers in their quest for meaning, health, and well being; and learn how you can better connect with younger Canadians at Siloam United Church, London. See flyers on bulletin board for more info and registration form.