You are invited to the launch of Grandmother’s Necklace, an anthology of poetry and prose by men, women, and grandmothers about grandmothers, intergenerational relationships, and ageing. Proceeds from this book will go to support the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The reading will take place at Guildwood Community Church on Friday, May 7, 7-9 PM. Click here to see the poster: Continue reading “Book Launch – May 7”
“Behind the Scenes” Variety Show – You will not want to miss this fun and light hearted look at the “behind the scenes” work of our church’s committees and groups. Saturday April 24, 2010 at the church. Meet and greet over refreshments at 7 pm. Showtime is 7:30 pm. Continue reading “Anniversary Weekend Activities – April 24-25”
Guildwood Church is pleased to present Variations, a concert of solos and duets from the world of opera, musicals, and art. Come and hear Bach’s Concerto in D Minor played on two grand pianos. February 27, 7:30 PM. Here’s the concert poster: Continue reading “Concert – February 27”
You are invited to a potluck dinner Saturday, March 6, 2010, 6:00pm – “Where Did We Go Right?” – a lighthearted look at the early history of GCPC featuring some very familiar faces in leading dramatic roles. You won’t want to miss this! Space is limited. Please sign up in the church hall indicating what you can bring.
Presbyterian World Service & Development is assisting victims of the earthquake through the Action by Churches Together Alliance. PWS&D sent $50,000 as a first response to support ACT members in Haiti as they assess the needs of survivors and transport equipment to build water purification systems and latrines to avoid the outbreak of disease. Donations made through PWS&D will be matched 1:1 by CIDA. Please make a donation.
Sorry folks, this show is completely sold out!
Saturday, February 13, 2010, 2:30pm in the church hall. A 60’s Fashion Show: Pearls, Pumps and Prints… What We Wore. Bring your friends, relatives and neighbours for a fun and entertaining 1960’s fashion show, featuring all those fabulous clothes we wore back then (well…some of us, anyway!) Men, you’re
January 23, 7pm to 10pm in the church hall. Help kick off our 50th Anniversary with a Scottish party! This will be a fun night for the whole family and will include Scottish dancing, stories, food and music to help us celebrate our Presbyterian roots. Kilt and tartans are welcome! Be prepared to join in the singing and dancing. This is a potluck event: everyone is asked to bring a finger food item (preferably with Scottish roots). Sign up in the church hall.
Need a lift to worship on a Sunday morning? Guildwood Church has set up a local Sunday-morning-drive program for those who could use a ride. Call the church during regular office hours (Mon-Thurs during the morning) and you’ll be put in touch with our drive coordinator. We’ve got several volunteers on hand who would be more than happy to provide you with a round trip!
Women are invited to attend a time of preparation for the Advent Season, spending a relaxed evening enjoying the Reason for the Season on November 27, 6:30 PM. Please bring along a Christmas decoration or ornament that has a special meaning for you. Call the church office for more information, or write your name on the “sign up” sheet on the bulletin board if you know you’d like to attend.
There was great interest and enthusiasm for the presentation on Enduring Gifts by the Rev. Herb Gale following worship on Sunday, January 25. Herb made us think and touched our heart through his personal stories about how special gifts and bequests can transform a congregation’s ministry, and what sort of tax benefits there are for Continue reading “Enduring Gifts”