Life & Ministry of Mt Paul United Church
Week of March 19, 2023 – March 26, 2023
Here at Mt Paul
The worship service on Sunday March 19, 2023 will be live from Mount Paul UC also it will be broadcast on Zoom. This week Rev. Emily will be leading the service at 10 AM at Plura Hills then again at 1:30 PM at Mount Paul. People are invited to attend Mt Paul UC every week to participate in the live service, or you may join with us via ZOOM to watch the service live from Mount Paul UC.
RENEWAL OF BROADVIEW
The Broadview Magazine has changed its print frequency from 10 issues to 8 issues per year. The new group expiry date will be the June 22 issue. The renewal package will be due back by April 10, 2023. The price per subscription remains the same – just $25.00 per year. Make a note that the payment is for the Broadview Magazine. Please make sure that your renewal payment is received in the office by Friday March 31, 2023.
Mt Paul/Plura Hills – SOUP & PRAYER WEEKLY DURING LENT
On the Wednesday evenings in Lent, Plura Hills & Mt. Paul United, St. George’s Anglican, and Hills of Peace Lutheran invite you to join in a simple supper and time of prayer.
The dates are Wednesday March 22nd, and 29th.
The address/location is 6958 Robson Drive – Hills of peace Lutheran Church.
Soup will be at 5:00 PM. Prayer will be at 5:30 PM (in-person and via ZOOM).
For those who don’t want to attend in person but would like to be part of the prayers:
REGIONAL ZOOM BIBLE STUDY
Our next Regional Zoom Bible study will be on March 22, 2023 at 3 PM BC time. This Bible Study is co-led between Rev. Emily Cooke, Pastor Jane from Hills of Peace, and Pastor Barbra Groote of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kelowna.
Mt Paul United Church will be hosting a community quilting bee on Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The goal is to make a number of baby quilts to donate to charity. We (MPUC) will need volunteers to set up tables, provide food, lend irons, ironing boards, electrical cords, & power bars, do miscellaneous tasks and sign up volunteers.
PLANT SALE FUNDRAISER
Mt Paul is hoping to host another plant sale fundraiser May 13, 2023. We are looking for people to:
Provide cuttings/plants, host seedlings while they grow and to work the sale. Please consider starting your seedlings soon so they will be big enough to sell.
Our Wider World…
Posting Prayers Weekly
This week we are praying for the ministry congregation of: St. John’s Sunshine Coast, St. John’s UC (Grand Forks, Sidney), St. Mary’s Anglican/UC SM (Sorrento), St. Michael’s Care Home, and St. Paul’s UC (Burns Lake, Princeton, Sidney). As participants in the World Council of Churches, we are invited to remember and pray for the peoples of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
PLURA Hills: Tue to Fri 1 PM – 4 PM 250 828-1123
Mt Paul: Tue to Fri 9 AM – 1 PM 250 376-2261
Secretary: Margaret email: [email protected]
Telephone: 250 376-2261 website: www.mtpauluc.ca
Rev. Emily Cooke
email: [email protected] or [email protected]
PASTORAL CARE COMMITTEE:
Chairpersons: Gaetan G.
Prayer Requests: Karen M
Service Requests: Merle B
Card Ministry: Gaetan G & Brenda R
Other Team Members: Donalda J & Janet B