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.

January 2020

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Mon., Jan. 20 - Fun After School

16 students have registered for this session which runs at Kinnwood Central from 2:45-4:00 p.m. until February 24.  Students engage in crafts, enjoying snacks, games and Bible/moral lessons.  Thank you for your food, financial, supervision and prayer support!

Tues., Jan. 21 - Bible Study

As we prepare for our next Sunday service we learn about the scriptures that will be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour and all are welcome.

Tues., Jan. 21 - Visitation Committee meeting

Our Visitation Committee will meet at 1:00 p.m.  If you have folks who would like a visit, please let the office know and they will pass this information on.  

Wed., Jan. 22 - Gathering to Pray

A dedicated group meet on Wednesday's at 7:00 p.m. to pray specifically and generally.  If you have requests, please let the office know.  We also have a confidential Prayer Chain and you may contact Nancy Cates.

Sat., Jan. 25 - Men's Breakfast

We invite all men to come along to breakfast at 8:00 a.m. to enjoy the fellowship and good food.

Sat., Jan. 25 - Knitters & Crocheters

All skill levels are welcome to participate from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  Bring your needles & wool and enjoy the fellowship of this group.  

January 2020

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Mon., Jan. 27 - Fun After School

16 students have registered for this session which runs at Kinnwood Central from 2:45-4:00 p.m. until February 24.  Students engage in crafts, enjoying snacks, games and Bible/moral lessons.  Thank you for your food, financial, supervision and prayer support! 

Tues., Jan. 28 - Bible Study

As we prepare for our next Sunday service we learn about the scriptures that will be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour and all are welcome. 

Tues., Jan. 28 - Unified Board Meeting

All members of the Unified Board meet at 7:15 p.m. to participate in the work of the Forest United Church.

Wed., Jan. 29 - Gathering to Pray

A dedicated group meet on Wednesday's at 7:00 p.m. to pray specifically and generally.  If you have requests, please let the office know.  We also have a confidential Prayer Chain and you may contact Nancy Cates.

Thurs., Jan. 30 - Fellowship Circle

All are invited to come and enjoy refreshments and games.  We will meet at 2:00 p.m. in the hall.

Fri., Jan. 31 & Sat., Feb. 1 - Sparks & Brownies

The Sparks & Brownies will be having a sleepover from 6:00 p.m. Friday to 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

February 2020

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Sun., Feb. 2 - NLL service

Pastor Christina will perform the church service @ 9:30 a.m. at North Lambton Lodge.  Feel free to join them there.

Sun., Feb. 2 - Annual Meeting

Plan to participate in our annual review.  Bring a sandwich or dessert and we will have a quick bite first then take care of the important annual meeting after.  We aim to be all wrapped up around 2:00 p.m.

Mon., Feb. 3 - Fun After School

16 students have registered for this session which runs at Kinnwood Central from 2:45-4:00 p.m. until February 24.  Students engage in crafts, enjoying snacks, games and Bible/moral lessons.  Thank you for your food, financial, supervision and prayer support!  

Tues., Feb. 4 - Bible Study

As we prepare for our next Sunday service we learn about the scriptures that will be used.  We meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Downstairs Parlour and all are welcome.  

Tues., Feb. 4 - UCW Meeting

All ladies of the congregation are invited to our monthly UCW meeting at 1:00 p.m.  The women of the church are great workers and supporters of many worthy causes.  We invite you to come along.  

Wed., Feb. 5 - Gathering to Pray

 A dedicated group meet on Wednesday's at 7:00 p.m. to pray specifically and generally.  If you have requests, please let the office know.  We also have a confidential Prayer Chain and you may contact Nancy Cates. 

Save the Date!

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Thurs., April 2, 2020 - Drive Thru Dinner

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

Fri., April 17 - Ham Supper

Our delicious ham meal will be served at our church by the UCW.  Watch for details.

Sat., May 23 - Yard Sale

We are accepting your treasures now to donate to this huge yard sale.  There will be food served as well as an abundance of bargains. 

July - Vacation Bible Camp

Dates will be finalized soon for the VBC hosted by United, Catholic, Presbyterian and Anglican churches of Forest.

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.