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.

November 2019

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Mon., Nov. 11 - Fun After School

Our leaders are working with the theme "Dr. Seuss" books.  The children meet @ 2:45-4:00 at Kinnwood School for food, games, Bible lessons, crafts and fellowship.  Contact Brenda Scherer for more info.

Tues., Nov. 12 - Calendar Girls' Lunch

Calendar Girls will meet for lunch at the Huron Cove at 11:45 to celebrate November birthdays.

Wed., Nov. 13 - Spiritual Journey Group

This group is gathering at 6:30 to study  Joyce Rupp’s book “Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self”.  


Wed., Nov. 13 - Gathering to Pray

Thurs., Nov. 14 - Communion at North Lambton Lodge

Pastor Christina, with assistance from  Joan, perform the sacrament of Communion at the NLL at 10:00 a.m.  All are welcome to attend.

Mon., Nov. 18 - Fun After School

Our leaders are working with the theme "Dr. Seuss" books.  The children meet @ 2:45-4:00 at Kinnwood School for food, games, Bible lessons, crafts and fellowship.  Contact Brenda Scherer for more info. 

Tues., Nov. 19 - Bible Study

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

November 2019

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Tues., Nov. 19 - Visitation Committee meeting

We meet at 1:00 p.m.  This small but dedicated group of ladies meet to plan visitations to those in need...medically or physically.  Please let Pastor Christina or the office know if you feel someone would welcome a visit from this committee.

Wed., Nov. 20 - Spiritual Journey Group

This group is gathering at  6:30 to study  Joyce Rupp’s book “Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self".  


Wed., Nov. 20 - Gathering to Pray

Fri., Nov. 22 - UCW hosts the November Birthday Party @ NLL

Several of our UCW members will serve coffee and treats to the residents at North Lambton Lodge.  The band "Evergreen" will entertain.  This event is from 1:30-2:30.

Sat., Nov. 23 - Men's Breakfast

Join the men of our congregation for food and fellowship at 8:00 a.m. in our hall.

Sun., Nov. 24 - Communion

The Sacrament of Communion will be shared.

Mon., Nov. 25 - Decorating for Christmas

Our decorating committee will be working to transform the church for the upcoming Christmas Season.  If you are able to join them at 10:00, your help would be much appreciated.  Men are always welcome too, as some climbing and heavy lifting is involved.

November 2019

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Mon., Nov. 25 - Fun After School

Our leaders are working with the theme "Dr. Seuss" books.  The children meet @ 2:45-4:00 at Kinnwood School for food, games, Bible lessons, crafts and fellowship.  Contact Brenda Scherer for more info. 

Tues., Nov. 19 - 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., Nov. 26 - Unified Board

The final board meeting of 2019 will be held at 7:15 p.m.  Committees please remember to have your budgets ready to give to the Finance Committee.

Wed., Nov. 27 - Advent Lunch

The interdenominational  Advent Lunches begin at noon.  All proceeds from donation for lunch go to our local food bank, Contact House.  It will be held at St. James Presbyterian, with Forest United providing lunch.  "The Candle of Hope" will be the subject of speaker Pastor Christina Crawford.

Wed., Nov. 27 - Spiritual Journey Group

 This group is gathering at 6:30 to study  Joyce Rupp’s book “Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self”.   


Wed., Nov. 27 - Gathering to Pray

Sat., Nov. 30 - Adventuring Into Advent

Children and the young at heart are invited to participate in this AWESOME event that begins at 3:00 p.m.  Crafts, food, games and fellowship are all enjoyed as we prepare for Advent and the Christmas Season.  A potluck meal will be shared and we will be all done in time for the Santa Claus Parade.

SAVE THE DATE!

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

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.

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.

Sun., Dec. 8 - Caroling @ NLL

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.

May 2020 - Garage Sale

We are planning to run our garage sale again this year, so please start collecting any items you would like to donate to this fundraiser.