Church Life and Work

It’s Time To Cram The Container! CEDASS is collecting items for South Sudan, such as: Books, Bibles & School Supplies, Clothing for all ages, including underwear, especially 5-12 years, Tents, Medical Supplies, Shoes, Sports Items, Cutlery, Pots & Pans, Bikes, Kiln-Dried Lumber, Steel, Generators, Tools. If you have any items you would like to see being put to good use, please contact Stewart McCutcheon to donate or sell @ 519-461-9417 or e-mail

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2019 Ham & Strawberry supper a success again. We fed approximately 725 adults and 37 children. We were able to submit $8300.00 to our pastoral charge.

Fri. June 21st – Rose's students Piano Recital @ 7 p.m. @ Thorndale United.  Donations to South Sudan graciously accepted.  (Please see list of suggestions above)  Everyone welcome!
Sun. June 23rd – Zion coffee time after the service.
Sun. June 30 – Joint Service at Thorndale @ 10:15 a.m.

Sun. July 14thCoffee time following service at Thorndale. Food Bank donations gratefully accepted today.


Presents…”Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind”. July 15 – 19, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Thorndale United Church. Open to children in Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 6 to enjoy bible stories, songs, snacks, crafts and fun with their friends. $25.00/child or $75.00/family. Student Helpers also needed to help run this program. Volunteer Hours will be honoured. Email Contact: or call Yvonne – 519-609-6132 to register or more information.

If you have anything you would like on the Thorndale Church sign for the month June please contact Janice & Mitch Wiersma.

Bible study Wednesdays 7 to 9  Open to all!!

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.

“Magazines! Magazines! Get you gently read Magazines! Two for a dollar!! Better selection than the supermarket! You can find them on the table and shelf in the fellowship hall. Self serve!” Get your recipe fix and seasonal decorating ideas while supporting the UCW’s fundraiser!

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 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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Sat. June 15th – Ham & Strawberry Social @ 5 p.m. at Rowntree Memorial United Church, 156 Elliott St. @ Cheapside, London.  Tickets are $15 Adult, $7 Child.  For Tickets: call 519-455-5736 or 519-851-2648

Mon. June 17th – “Fun In The Sun” Day at Camp Kee-Mo-Kee. Come and enjoy fellowship, singing, fun, workshops, communion and more. Please bring pot luck foood, dishes, sunscreen, bug spray, chair. Registration 9 a.m. Cost – $5.00

Sun. June 23rd – Thorndale Horicultural Society presents their annual Green Thumb Garden Tour. Tickets are available from any member or at Wye Creek Park, next to ACE Hardware. The Thorndale Fair Homecraft Committee Pesents The Green Thumb Tea Room at Mount Olivet Masonic Lodge, 115 Harrison St., Thorndale – stop in during the Green Thumb Garden Tour for lunch, treats, refreshments form 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Save the Date – Sat. July 20th – UCW Summer Event at Siloam United Church. Theme Speaker is Carolyn Murray – Presentation on sponsorship of an Immigrant Family (family will be present)

Save the Date – Sun. Aug. 18Th – Food Grains Annual B-B-Q at Brown’s United Church.