Forest United Church

Established 1927

Weekly Events

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Sunday Worship @ 10:30 a.m.

Come as you are and become part of our church family.  Coffee hour 9:45 a.m.

Mondays @ 8:00 p.m.

Private rental in the Fellowship/Library Room


Tuesdays @ 11:00 A.M


Please join us Tuesday mornings 11-noon for Bible Study. “Lectio Divina" means "divine reading" and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us.   


Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m.

Gathering for Prayer in the Sanctuary...all are welcome

Thursdays @ 7:15 p.m.

Choir practice is Thursdays at 7:15 in the Sanctuary from September to June. All levels of skill are encouraged to come and sing for the fun of it and the glory of God.

Facility rental opportunities, including weddings and funerals, are available.

 

The banner shown was created by Jean McPherson for our 90th Anniversary and donated by her and husband Jack.

December 2019

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Sun., Dec. 1 - 1st of Advent service - HOPE

This service was cancelled due to freezing rain...please join us Sun., Dec. 8 to take part with the children.

Tues., Dec. 3 - Bible Study

Join our group to prepare for the next Sunday service studying the scripture to be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour.  

Tues., Dec. 3 - UCW Christmas Potluck

For the Dec. 3 Christmas Potluck, you may wish to donate sleepwear for women for Women’s Interval Home. The meal will begin at noon and will be followed by our Christmas program and Annual Meeting. All welcome



Wed., Dec. 4 - Advent Lunch

The Advent Lunches will be held at St. James Presbyterian Church and begin at noon.  All donations for lunch are given to Contact House.  Rev. Joanne MacOdrum will be speaking on "The Candle of Peace".  A wonderful interdenominational event.

Wed., Dec. 4 - LCDS Paint Day

The Lambton County Development Services is hosting a Paint Day here from 1-3 p.m.  Cost is $20 per person which includes your paint, supplies, canvas, instruction from local artist Amber (Gallant) Milley, snacks and a beverage.  RSVP to Ruth Gallant at 519-882-0933, ext. 19 or email rgallant@lcds.on.ca.  You may also leave your name and $ with Debbie MacPherson at the church office. 

Fri., Dec. 6 - Craft Club

Join our crafters at 7:00 p.m. to  create a beautiful item.  Watch our Facebook page for details.

December 2019

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Sun., Dec. 8 - 2nd of Advent - PEACE

 The Christian Education Committee and SS/SPY kids will lead this service with Pastor Christina.  Prepare to have your heart warmed with the performances of the children. 

Sun., Dec. 8 - Caroling at North Lambton Lodge

Bring your Christmas Spirit and song voices...no previous experience required...as we entertain at North Lambton Lodge at 1:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Outreach Committee. 

 Tuesday, Dec. 10 - Bible Study

Join our group to prepare for the next Sunday service studying the scripture to be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour.  

Tues., Dec. 10 - Calendar Girls' Lunch

We will celebrate December birthdays at Huron Cove Restaurant at 11:45 a.m.  All ladies welcome.  

Wed., Dec. 11 - Advent Lunch

The Advent Lunches will be held at St. James Presbyterian Church and begin at noon.  All donations for lunch are given to Contact House.  Rev. Michelle Collins-
Wongkee will be speaking on "The Candle of Joy".  A wonderful interdenominational event. 

Wed., Dec. 11 - Gathering for Prayer

Prayer requests are gladly received by this devoted group.  Feel free to join them at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

December 2019

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Thurs., Dec. 12 - Communion @ North Lambton Lodge

Pastor Christina & Joan serve Communion at the NLL at 10:00 a.m.  Please feel free to join them.

Sun., Dec. 15 - 3rd of Advent - JOY

 

Tues., Dec. 17 - Bible Study

Join our group to prepare for the next Sunday service studying the scripture to be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour.   

Wed., Dec. 18 - Advent Lunch

The last Advent Lunch will be held at St. James Presbyterian Church and begin at noon.  All donations for lunch are given to Contact House.  Father Mark Maloney will be speaking on "The Candle of Love".  A wonderful interdenominational event.  

Wed., Dec. 18 - Gathering to Pray

Prayer requests are gladly received by this devoted group.  Feel free to join them at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. 


Sun., Dec. 22 - 4th of Advent - LOVE

"A Blue Chrisstmas"

Tues., Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Service

We will share Christmas Eve together at 7:00 p.m.  Communion will be served.

Save the Date!

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Sun., Feb. 2, 2020 - Annual Meeting

We will hold our Annual Meeting after a quick lunch of sandwiches and desserts.  Please plan to attend this very important meeting where we wrap up 2019 and plan for 2020.

Thurs., April 2, 2020 - Drive Thru Dinner

Order your dinner and pick it up under the canopy.  Watch for further details to follow.

Sat., May 23, 2020 - Garage Sale

Start saving your treasures to donate to this huge garage sale.  Watch to see when you can begin to bring your donations to be stored at the church. 

 

Sun., Oct. 18, 2020 - 93rd Anniversary

Plan to join old and new friends at our anniversary service. Lunch will be provided after. 

Fri., Oct. 23, 2020 - Turkey Supper

The smell of  turkey will permeate the Legion as we prepare to serve a large crowd for this delicious meal.