EPPC Weekly eNews June 17-18

SUNDAY:   We welcome Mark Bee as our worship leader.

THIS WEEK:  June 18 – 23

   Wednesday – VIBE DVD Series – “The Life You’ve Always Wanted” Session 4: “Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance”  EUC 10 a.m.;  PUC 7 p.m.

   Thursday –  Choirs practice at 7:30 p.m.

                       –  UCW lunch at CC’s on the Rideau, 1030 Rideau Ferry Road at Rideau Ferry

                        All Welcome.  Call Connie to reserve: 613-272-6747


UCW ANNUAL PIE SALE, Friday, June 29  

Choices:  Blueberry, Cherry, Raisin or Strawberry/Rhubarb.

Ready to bake or freeze.   Pre-order by June 24.  Cost:  $10

Sign-up sheet on bulletin board  at PUC

    or call Connie, 613-272-6747 or Sheila 613-272-3531.



 Portland Community Luncheon

Tuesday June 26 at noon.

Menu:  Shepherd’s Pie, Salad and Dessert.

Everyone Welcome – pay by donation as you are able.


Joint Worship Service at  11 a.m. in Hanna Park in Portland and Annual EPPC BBQ on Sunday, July 1.  This year Elgin people please bring salads or veggies and Portland people desserts.  Do bring your own plate and cutlery, lawn chair and your own non-alcoholic beverage.  No church service in Portland or Elgin that Sunday.  In case of inclement weather, this 11 a.m. service, followed by a lunch in Portland UC, will be our back up plan.

 EPPC’s 9th Annual Vacation Bible School will take place at Portland United Church from July 2-6 – Helpers are needed: Storytellers, Game leaders, Art makers. The theme this year is: “Love in any Language”. Contact Rev. Takouhi and let her know how you can help. 613-272-8977 or [email protected]

Also, online registration is now open: www.eppc-ucc.com

Sunday, July 15, the Youth are going to deliver the message at our Joint Service in Elgin. All Youth interested to participate in preparing the sermon and delivering it, contact Alex Price at: [email protected] and Rev. Takouhi: [email protected]



Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m.

County Road 44 Bluegrass Band

 Portland United Church is excited to once

again host this very popular Bluegrass Band

 for a Fun-draising Concert at PUC.

A free-will offering will be received.


 Music in the Park, Sunday June 24 at 2 p.m.  At Heritage Park beside the Red Brick School in Elgin.  Music by Joanne & Ross Lambert/Joe Donovan.  Please bring your own chair,  Sponsored by the Elgin and Area Heritage Society.