New in the Book Nook

Emancipation Day written by Wayne Grady This is 2017 One Book One Community Selection.  It is steeped in jazz and big band music of the 1940s and 1950s.  Emancipation Day  is a story of identity, family and acceptance.  Three characters tell their perspective in this novel, Vivian, the wife,  Jack, the husband and navy musician…

Garage Sale 2017

House cleaning this Spring? We’d love to help! Collect the treasures you don’t want and deliver them to SJR from Wed. May 3rd to Fri., May 5th, 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. We’ll take yard tools, small appliances, tools that work, dishes, glassware, toys, decorations, pots & pans, hand tools, books, DVDs, CDs, jewelry, clean…

Bake Sale Success

Thank you! The Bake Sale on April 2nd was a huge success! We raised a total of $365.50 for the Sick Kids foundation. Special thank you to all those who donated baked goods and their time to help the bake sale run smoothly. The senior Sunday School class appreciates all the support.  

Feb 26, 2017 Stewardship Discussion Summary

The first meeting to discuss stewardship was reported in the November Church Mouse. A follow-up meeting was held on February 26th 2017. The attendees considered five specific discussion points from the November meeting and, in particular, looked at ways to improve what we are already doing in these areas, whether there were new ideas to…

Special Music March 26 & April 2

Be sure to join us this Sunday, March 26 for worship. Music in the service will include soloist Nikki Ferreira, our choral scholar, singing “How Beautiful are the Feet” from Messiah. Then on April 2nd, our choir will be augmented by several guest singers to sing a special anthem. This year we are featuring anthems and…

Greeters Needed!

If you are interested and can help out with greeting on Sunday mornings please contact Margaret H. via the church office, or leave her a note in her mailbox #14 stating your name, and phone number. It only takes half an hour of your time every couple of months.  You get to meet people, learn…