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WW II Memories from Art Gibney

Art offered these memories to share with all of you: Two episodes that happened to me had a profound affect on my life. I am now 86 years old, but in 1942, I was a farm boy of seven. My first cousin, Frank Gibney, was a sergeant fighting in Europe and was home on furlough.…

Supporting oneROOF

We are supporting OneRoof Youth Services this fall, starting November 7th , leading up to a collection in the parking lot at SJR on December 7th from 6-7:30 pm.  As youth homelessness is increasing, OneRoof needs particular items to help their clients: pens (don’t have to be new, just new to work!) garbage bins, hardware…

Silver Lake mennonite Camp

Are you looking for an outdoor day camp in Waterloo Region? Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, a summer camp with 60 years of experience in camp, is running outdoor day camps in Kitchener and Waterloo this summer! Campers can sign up for a week of camp filled with nature exploration, fun crafts and games, spiritual discovery,…

For the Children

*trigger warning* We searched for youYou supposed to come home.Instead, the robes came.They told us that you ran away.We told them that you would never run away.We told them that you were too young to run away.We told them that you were afraid of the dark.We begged them to find you.We begged them for mercy.We…

oneRoof support continues

We continue our collection today in support of oneRoof.  We will be collecting needed items (toothbrushes, dixie cups, pump soap/shampoo refills, grocery gift cards) until Thursday, November 26th when once again we will be at the church from 6:00 PM to7:30 PM for final donations of items. We hope to obtain significant financial donations in…