DORCHESTER UNITED CHURCH
Our calendar of events provides many opportunities to
reach out to our community in Christian love
Calendar of Events
- May 20th
- Day of Pentecost and Worship Service
- from the Annual
Meeting of London Conference
- May 26th - Rummage & Bake Sale
- May 27th - Worship Service - "Visioning for the Future"
- The Visioning Working Group, partnering with Rev. Larry, will present
upcoming activities and
tentative projects. Please join us after the service for conversation
during coffee time - a chance
to share your thoughts, ideas, hopes and dreams for the future of your
church and community.
- June 3rd - Environment Sunday
. Regular Service
- June 10th -
- June 17th - Father's Day and Church Picnic
- -the picnic will be held in the basement. Bring a main
course, a dessert and your dishes. Come and enjoy the foods of our talented
- June 24th
Church Service and Communion
- July 1 - July 29th
- - Our church will be closed. We are invited to worship with our friends at
Creek in Putnam at 9:30 AM or at St. John's UC, Springfield at 11:00 AM.
Both Reynolds Creek and St.
John's have been invited to worship with us for the month of August.
- July 5, 12, 19, 26 - Holy Diner BBQ 5-7 PM
- August 2, 9, 16 - Holy Diner BBQ 5-7 PM
- August 5th
- Regular Services - 10:00 AM
- August 19th - Canadian Food Grains Bank
- - Good Neighbour Project BBQ
at Brown's United at 5:00 pm,
- September 7th - Welcome Back BBQ
RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE
- October 21st -
Dorchester United Church is holding a Rummage & Bake Sale on Saturday,
from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. We are asking for your help in donating yummy
goods and clean, gently used items for the sale. Please bring baking and
all items to
the church on Thursday, May 24th from 6:00-7:30 pm or Friday, May 25th from
am to 4 pm. No clothing or furniture please. Please note that costume
be brought anytime and left downstairs in the clear plastic tub on the
ledge by the clock. Thank you!
Holy Diner BBQ
The Holy Diner is returning this summer. Enjoy a BBQ in the church parking
every Thursday in July
and August from 5 to 7 pm
(inside in case of inclement weather). Please join us for a hamburger, hot
dog or sausage on a bun along with a cold drink and a cookie. Cost:
Donation. Here's a chance to catch
up on summer happenings and a time to make new friends. Everyone is welcome
and all proceeds
support the local Food Bank in Dorchester.
Food Bank Donations
Donations are welcome on any Sunday or Wednesday morning until the end of
June and beginning again
in August. Summer is actually a time of great need as students no longer
have access to schools'
breakfast and snack programs. Snacks such as granola bars, puddings and
fruit cups are needed and
please consider donating family-sized canned fruit throughout the summer.
When in our local Foodland,
items can be purchased and placed in the Food Bank Box. All donations are
very much appreciated.
Canadian Food Grains Bank - Good Neighbour Project
Please join us on Sunday, August 19th for a delicious Pork BBQ and Potluck
Church in support of the Good Neighbour Project. Entertainment at 5:00 pm.
and supper at 6 pm.
Barbequed pork, beverages and corn on the cob are provided. Please
bring a salad or dessert, your own plates, cutlery and cup. No tickets are
needed and tax receipts available for your donation. Call Cathy at 519-
461-1679 if you need a ride.
Would you like a ride to church?
We have volunteer drivers who would be happy to pick you up.
Just give Cathy a call at 519-461-1679
Welcome Back BBQ - September 7th at 6:01 PM
at the home of Ernie &
4356 Hamilton Road, Dorchester
: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sausage, corn, baked beans & dessert
: Donation. Please bring your lawn chair and enjoy food & social time.
All are welcome! RSVP 519-268-3129
Please continue to pray for all members of our
congregation, especially for those who are ill or are
awaiting or recuperating from surgery, for those who are
mourning a loss, or for those who are travelling.
Please collect your pop cans over the summer and drop these
off at the church on any Sunday, during the
Holy Diner or at 4356 Hamilton Road in green bin. We can
turn these into cash to support our programs.
Reminder of Coffee Time on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am -
11:30 am. All are welcome. Coffee Time
will be closed during the summer months of July and August.