*We still have tickets for Black History month Banquet February 22, please contact Allison or Alistair Mackay 780-791-4660 if you would like a ticket to attend.
*Messy Church date in March to be announced.
*Food Bank donations are welcomed during lent. Goal is to have 40 items per family for 40 days in lent. Church will match each item. With $2.00 donations from wildfire fund.
*Thank you to Louise Peterson who is joining Joelle Lagasse in leading Sunday School! How can you serve? Perhaps you would like to join our Sunday School team! If you enjoy reading and taking part in drama and other parts of worship, consider joining our team of readers and joining the Worship Committee. You can also be a Sunday morning greeter! Or maybe you have your own ideas about sharing your gifts! Talk to Rev. Donalee with any questions!
*Your Givings make a difference: Thank you for supporting the ministries of Fort McMurray
First United Church in 2018. As the new year begins, consider giving by PAR (pre-authorized remittance). This will help you can support our church when you are away, and will help us budget for the year. Talk to Isabelle Doblanko or take a PAR pamphlet at church for more information.
*Gift a gift with vision: Check out The United Church of Canada’s latest giving catalogue at www.giftswithvision.ca
*Church policy update on building restrictions. At a recent meeting, the Unified Board updated our policy to ban the use of cannabis in and around the building. This is consistent with our past policy banning the use of alcohol and cigarettes in the building.
*Justice in a Cup of Coffee: First United uses Fair Trade coffee for our social time following worship.
Friday, February 22: Black History Month Banquet and Awards Night, Shell Place Grand Ballroom, 7pm
Wednesday, March 6: Ash Wednesday Service, St. Thomas Aquinas Anglican Church, 6:30pm