Church Life and Work

Thanks to Pat Jones for supplying and planting Lilies in the side flowerbed at the church!

Fri. June 22nd – Rose’s students piano recital at 7 p.m. at TUC – Everyone is welcome. Food bank donations appreciated.

Mon. July 9th to Fri July 13thAt S.C.U.B.A. you’ll have oceans of fun! The adventure “swims” at Thorndale United Church each morning from 9 a.m. to noon. In high school and need community volunteer hours? Contact to see if there is a place for you on our VBS team!

We are going to see “Canada 151 – Better Late Than Sorry” @ Huron Country Playhouse on Sat. July 14th for a 7:30 p.m. show! Thorndale Zion United Churches are both taking part. We will be car pooling. John Elliott has details.

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!!!!!

If you have anything you would like on the Thorndale Church sign for the month of June please contact the Wiersma family .

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. and Thurs. til June 21st from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. For July and Aug., open Wed. only 10 a.m. 0 2 p.m. or by appointment.

Mon. June 18th – UCW Fun in the Sun Day – Come and enjoy fellowship, singing, fun, workshops, communion and more. Please bring pot-luck food, dishes, utensils, suntan lotion, chair, etc. Registration 9 a.m. – Cost is $5.

Wed. June 20th – Wonderful Wednesday at the Thorndale Library. Rev. Sheila Macgregor will be speaking about her book – Re-designing Your Life at 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments – everyone is welcome!

Thurs. June 21st – 61st Annual Brown’s Chicken Dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. For tickets contact Helen Conway or any Brown’s church member. 

Sat. June 23rd – Rowntree Memorial United Church, 156 Elliott St. & Cheapside, London, Ham & Strawberry Social at 5 p.m. Tickets: Adult $15, Child $7 – Call 519-878-0340 or 519-851-2648.

Sun. June 24th – Green Thumb Garden Tour – rain or shine 11 – 4 Tickets $5 @ Wye Creek Park or Elaine!

Save the date! Sat. July 21st, UCW Summer Event at Siloam United Church. More details coming.

Save the date! Sun. Aug. 19Th – Food grains Annual BBQ at Brown’s United Church. Entertainment begins at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Please bring your favourite pot luck food to share plus plates and utensils. Pork and corn on the cob will be supplied.