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News from the Park – November 26

Wow…this was one of those weeks in Queen’s Park. We all have them from time to time. Everyone knows what I’m talking about.  You know the feeling you get when you walk into a room or garage that you know needs to be sorted out, but when you look at it you say out loud, “Where do I begin?” That’s ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – November 21

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Sat Nov. 24 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3p.m. Sat. Dec. 01 U.C.W. Christmas Luncheon & Bazaar 11:30 – 1:30 p.m., United Church Basement. ...

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News from the Park – November 19

I recently enjoyed an opportunity to catch up with a long-time friend of mine when I happened to be in his community during constituency week. As we sat in his living room a three-way conversation developed with his adolescent son who was sharing some recent experiences involving his friends that he was concerned about. At one point my friend replied ...

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Honour

This week it’s all about honour. Without doubt, hosting constituency clinics in various communities about one week per month effectively helps me to stay abreast with what’s on the minds of the People of Algoma-Manitoulin. Those clinics allow me to meet one-on-one with constituents who wish to discuss matters of concern to them. In addition, Canadians celebrated Remembrance Dayand since ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – November 7

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Thurs.  Nov. 08        Worship Committee ** 1:30 p.m. ** Please note time change Sun.      Nov.  11       Remembrance Day The Congregation of First United ...

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Open for Business?

Well folks, another election campaign has come and gone, this time municipal. I congratulate all those who bravely put their names forward as a candidate. Whether they were elected or not, their desire to make their community a better place to live gave rise to meaningful dialogue. To those who were elected I offer my best wishes as you assume ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 31

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-292 Sat.   Nov. 03    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Sun.   Nov.  04    Coffee & Muffins before Morning Worship Sun.  Nov.  04     Official Board ...

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Reliability and Stability

Recently while making the most of a rare opportunity to be back home for a weekend, I had a chance to catch up with a young acquaintance I’ve known for quite some time. As a result of the numerous casual chats that have had with this young adult, I have really come to respect her innate intelligence, sensibility and contagious ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – October 17

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-292 Thurs. Oct. 18   Worship Committee   – 9:30 a.m. Sat. Oct. 20   – Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3:00 p.m. Sun.  Oct. 21   Bible Readings ...

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News From the Park – October 16

    Anyone who knows me would likely agree that I truly am a Northerner through and through. I will admit that at times, though not often, I do take advantage of some opportunities that are more urban in nature, such as professional sports, musical concerts and theatre. Toronto’s reputation as a cultural centre is growing. There are some truly ...

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May Contain Nuts – Eating for Mental Health

October 10th is World Mental Health Day; it is estimated that mental health conditions cost Canada $51 billion dollars annually. “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Oct 10

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship  at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-292 Sun.   Oct. 14    It has been suggested that the Bible Readings for the upcoming  Sunday might be welcomed: –                              Hebrews 4: 12 ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 3

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 The U.C.W. wish to Thank Diane & her team of helpers & also ALL the shoppers who made the recent Thrift Shop a great ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 19

Sep 19, 2018 @ 08:17 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Sun.   Sept. 23     It has been suggested that the Bible Readings for the upcoming Sunday might be welcomed by ...

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