Life & Ministry of Mt Paul United Church
Week of December 19, 2021 –December 26, 2021
Worship Service during the Christmas Season will be as follows:
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE – please see specific announcement about the ZOOM service we will have to prevent any transmissions of diseases.
Mt. Paul and Plura Hills will not have in person services on December 26th and January 2nd. Rev. Emily Cooke and Rev. Michael Caveney will be recording these services to be available on Kamloops United Church YouTube for those Sundays.
Mt Paul – REGULAR SUNDAY WORSHIP
Rev. Emily will be leading the service at 11 AM at Mount Paul. At Mount Paul we ask that face masks be worn at all times. Singing is permitted as long as masks are on. Wilf Froese will be playing the piano for us.
Mt Paul – RIDE TO CHURCH WORSHIP
If anyone needs a ride to Sunday Church Worship Service please contact either Ernie or Donalda J or Ken or Kathy A
Mt Paul – PAR
If you want to change your PAR (Pre Authorized Remittance) amounts, or signup for PAR, phone Margaret at 250-376-2261 or email at [email protected] If you want to send an E-transfer to the church, email it to Don L. If you want you can mail a cheque to the church at Mount Paul United Church, 140 Laburnum Street, Kamloops, BC, V2B 1G4.
Mt Paul – THANK YOU
Thank you to everyone that donated white gifts, cash and gift cards to the Y Women’s Shelter. The gifts were delivered on Monday. The staff was overwhelmed and so thankful for generosity. Many Thanks to all of you.
Mt Paul – VOLUNTEER NEEDED
Mt. Paul needs help! Please consider volunteering for positions on the Management Team, The Worship Team or the Ministry and Personnel Committee. The requirements are not onerous – only a meeting a month. We would welcome anyone that has an interest in the well-being of our congregation. If you are interested please contact Kathy A or Don L.
Mt Paul – ANNUAL REPORTS
Annual Reports are due from working groups and chairpersons by January 4, 2022. In order for Margaret to compile and print the Annual Report before January 15, 2022 it is important to submit reports by the due date. When submitting your reports the heading of the report should be BOLDED and the font should be Arial 14. The body of the report should be in the font of Arial 12. Also, send documents in WORD format only.
Mt Paul – FLOOD RELIEF DONATOIONS
If you are considering making a donation for the BC Flood Victims please be advised that all donations make to the Red Cross for BC Flood Victims will be matched by both the Provincial Government and the Federal Government. $1 = $3
Mt Paul – OFFICE CLOSED
The office will be closed from December 25th to January 4th inclusive. Rev. Emily Cooke will be off from December 25th to January 3rd inclusive. Rev. Emily Cooke will be returning to work on January 4, 2022 and will be leading the Sunday Worship Service on January 9, 2022. Rev. Emily Cooke will be available for Pastoral Emergency Care Only while she is off from work. Please contact Kathy A or Don L in case of emergency other than Pastoral Care.
Our Wider World…
Posting Prayers Weekly
This week we are praying for the ministry congregation of: Northwood UC, Oak Bay UC, Oakridge UC, Oasis United Church, and Okanagan Falls UC. As participants in the World Council of Churches, we are invited to remember and pray for the peoples of China, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Rev. Emily Cooke
email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Mt Paul: 250 376-2261
Secretary: Margaret Pel
email: [email protected]
Telephone: 250 376-2261 website: www.mtpauluc.ca
Pastoral Care Needs: Merle B
Prayers Requests: Karen M
Prayer Requests: Service Requests: Card Ministry:
Karen M Merle B Gaetan G & Brenda R
Other Team Members: