Missions

March Food Drive

Beginning March 8th and continuing until March 29th SJRUC is hosting its initial food drive for 2020 in support of the Region of Waterloo Food Bank. Collection stations will be set up in the usual locations within the church. Our three food drives, which took place in 2019, collected close to 1,000 pounds of food…

SJR’s Caring Bins

On a year-round basis, we collect a number of items that are used for various outreach ministries. Following is the list of items we currently collect: Used Eyeglasses & CasesUsed Postage Stamps: Sent to the Leprosy Mission. They are sold to stamp dealers. Monies are used to further their work. There is an active Leprosy…

Kenya Committee Update

SJR is currently sponsoring 26 full time students at Nyasanda Community High School and Nyasanda Technical Institute. Several students are also benefiting from partial or shared sponsorship. Two students are graduating from the Nyasanda Technical Institute this year concluding six years of sponsorship. Consider becoming part of this mission! We are looking ahead to 2020…

Broadview Subscription Time

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Children’s Shoe Collection

The UCW Blitz Collection for gently used running shoes, continues, through the month of October. Please consider clearing out the back corners of your shoe collection and bring them to SJR. The shoes are collected for CANADIAN FOOD FOR CHILDREN, a non profit charity, operated by Dr Simone and his wife Joan, of Mississauga. Don’t…

Pennies

THANK YOU To everyone who has helped out our Penny Collection. It works and it helps. If  you have an old penny jar, collecting dust, please consider passing them on to  the UCW  –  PENNIES  FOR  MISSION & SERVICE!! They all end up in the mint where they belong! Collection jar at the back of…

Rev. Chris accepted for UC pilgrimage

Rev. Chris has been selected to join the United Church Pilgrimage Encounter to Palestine and Israel. He will join 10 other UC clergy who hope to deepen their understanding of the complex issues that plague this most Holy Land. For ten days, discussion and dialogue will be shared with M&S Partners, sharing the difficult stories…