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Weekly Updates

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Church office is open Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 12:30pm



Sunday, August 14 ~ Pentecost 10

As disciples of Jesus:  let us divide the work to multiply the good, subtract the negatives, and add the missing variables that make life a positive equation for all involved.

George Allan, Chatham, Ont.



Lectionary Readings:

Isaiah 5:1–7                                      Jeremiah 23:23–29

Psalm 80:1–2, 8–19                         Psalm 82

Hebrews 11:29—12:2                     Luke 12:49–56


Coming at Essex:

A Note:  This week, a Windsor film production company is using our church as a film set on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  The church building and parking lot will be closed to all events, meetings and activities.  NO VISITORS.  Susan will be in the office (519-776-5121) to answer any questions or inquiries.  We are hoping to share some pictures of the action in the Weekly Update.


Sun. Aug. 14             7:30 pm          NA

Mon. Aug. 15                        1:00 pm          Stewardship Committee (board room)

1:00 pm          Al-Anon

7:00 pm          Barbershop Singers

Tues. Aug. 2             1:30 pm          GWLTS (Guys Who Like to Sing)

Wed. Aug. 17            CHURCH Building CLOSED   (Day and Night)

Thurs. Aug. 18          CHURCH Building CLOSED   (Day and Night)

Fri. Aug. 19               CHURCH Building CLOSED   (Day and Night)

8:00 pm          A.A. Meeting CANCELLED





The Kyiv Home Project

The communities of Kingsville and Cottam along with the Taveirne Family and BK Cornerstone are building a home in Cottam for displaced Ukrainian refugees.  Please visit the website for more information and to see how you can help.


Cottam United Church is a partner in this community project.  Please send your donation to Cottam United Church and reference the Kyiv Home Project.  Please notedo not include any Kyiv donations with your Essex United Church givings.  Thank you.


Cottam United Church

137 County Road 37 W

Box 197

Cottam, ON  N0R 1B0