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Mount Royal United Church

1800 Graham Blvd., Town of Mount Royal, QC H3R 1G9

Phone & Fax: 514-739-7741, E-mail: mruc514@gmail.com

Keep up to date with our website: www.mountroyalunited.ca

You can now find us on Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/groups/MountRoyalUnitedChurch
Ministering to the Congregation:  David Clinker
Organist/Choir Director:  Michel Gauthier
Sunday School and Youth Ministry: Leanne MacLachlan 
Designated Congregational Outreach Minister at COCLA: Julio Rivera

October 15, 2017

All are welcome at Mount Royal United Church!

If you are a newcomer, please introduce yourself to the greeters and join us for refreshments in Lynn Hall following the service.


Tous et toutes sont bienvenue à l’Église Unie Mont-Royal.

Si vous êtes un nouveau venu, veuillez-vous présenter aux personnes qui accueillent. Après le service venez prendre des rafraichissements avec nous et faire connaissance.



Week of October 15
Tues.         Oct. 17  7:30pm         Church Council                 DMR
Wed.         Oct. 18  1:30pm         MRUC Women                 Parlour
Wed.         Oct. 18  7:00pm         ‘Fishing Tips’ Book Study Parlour
Thurs. Oct. 19  7:30pm         Choir Practice                 Sanctuary

Week of October 22
Sun.         Oct. 22 10:30am         Affirm Service with guest Bill Ryan
Tues.        Oct. 24   7:00pm         Refugee Sponsorship         St. Peter’s

Thurs. Oct. 26   7:30pm         Choir Practice                 Sanctuary
Sat.         Oct. 28   5:30pm         Hallowe’en Party/Italian Dinner

You can pick up your cards this morning in Lynn Hall following the service.

Fishing Tips: How Curiosity Transformed a Community of Faith
Join Cindy Casey in an exploration of John Pentland’s book, Fishing Tips, which not only describes one congregation’s road to transformation, but challenges us to consider our own transformative ideas. Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the parlour.  
resumes on October 18.  Only one book left ($20.)

MRUC Women Meeting
Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 1:30pm in the parlour
Hostesses - Andrea Webb and Joan Meyer,  
Devotional - Heather Copeland,  Program - Winnie Stewart.  
Hope to see you all there. 

Italian Dinner        &        Hallowe’en Dance
On Saturday, 28th of October at 5:30pm, please join us for an evening with a homemade Italian meal and lots of Hallowe’en fun.

We will dine, dance to live music and the children will enjoy ‘Trick or Treats’. 
Costumes welcome!  
Tickets will be on sale today after church in Lynn Hall.  Adults; $15; Family; $40; Children $10.

Christmas Bazaar
  Saturday, November 18th! 
To make this a success we need the following donations:
Gay is looking for jewellery - leave in office
Johanne is looking for any treasures that might be lurking in your house - leave outside the Outreach room
Joan and Pat need volunteers to prepare casseroles for Frozen Casserole Table - call either Pat Pryde or Joan Meyer
Prizes for the raffle
Ladies! Gwen is looking for clothing, clean, on hangers, purses, scarves, hats, shoes leave on rack at bottom of stairs.
Don is looking for soft covered recent books- leave in upper hall.

The 2018 Church calendars are now in.  This year they feature United Churches from across Canada.  Still only $5.

The new 2017-2018 catalogue is available.  This year indigenous Canadian gifts, Canadian gifts and global gifts are featured.  If you borrow the catalogue from the credenza outside the office, please return it or, order online at www.giftswithvision.ca.

Don’t forget, the refrigerator is cleaned out on a regular basis.  Please label your food and drink with your name or the name of your group and the date, so we know how long it has been there.  
A pen and labels are provided.  Thank you for your cooperation.


Uni-Frais is the name chosen for out Mission Strategy Food Project. The response from COCLA, MultiCaf and the NDG Food Depot has been very positive after the first three months of contributions. Anyone who is interested in volunteering, please contact Lex or Ingrid for MultiCaf, Ann for COCLA or Robin for the NDG Food Depot.


“Roofs for the Roofless” is a small organization working in tandem with rural leaders and councils in small communities in Southern India.  Its primary   goal is to restore dignity to the  people of these communities by liberating them from the endless cycle of  poverty, starvation and death.  Through various projects in housing, health care, education, sanitation and water supply which touches the hearts of the people,

          Although the “Roofs” I know you care

          Our little jar remains quite bare

          Ten cents provides a bowl of rice

          Without ten pennies, a dime would be nice

          Your gift of silver would be a loving touch

          Sent to “Roofs” with thanks......so much!


Multicaf - Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a program that delivers meals to individuals at home who are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals. Because they are housebound, many of the recipients are the elderly, and many of the volunteers are also elderly but able-bodied and able to drive automobiles.

The average age of our clients is 80 and above. For this program, a driver and a helper are needed. The driver’s task is to drive from one location to another by following an address chart. The driver also helps the helper place the required meal for delivery in a bag. Once the bag which contains the meal is ready, the helpers are the ones who bring the food to the client on their own.

We need volunteers Monday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00pm.

No experience necessary, just a desire to help others.

Drivers must have their own vehicle; we will reimburse you for gas.

Helpers are needed to accompany the driver and deliver the meals.

Please call 514.733.0554 ext.206 for more information.


Grillades Portugaise FOGO, 825, boul. Décarie, VSL

You might enjoy tasting the delicious grilled chicken that is available at COCLA’s new community based restaurant, FOGO –

a venture intended to provide us with succulent Portuguese chicken (with a Peruvian twist) and also to provide work experience for community members.  The chicken is delicious and the cause is worthy.