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Weekly Updates

Thursday, August 25, 2022

August Easter Lily!


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



Sunday, August 28 ~ Pentecost 12

Know this:  our God is faithful in all things.  God’s faithfulness guides us throughout doubts.  God’s trustworthiness holds us in our fears.  Let us trust the love of our God to be with us now and always.  Thanks be to God.  Amen.



Lectionary Readings:

Jeremiah 2:4–13                              Sirach 10:12–18

Proverbs 25:6–7                               Psalm 81:1, 10–16

Psalm 112                                         Hebrews 13:1–8, 15–16

Luke 14:1, 7–14


Coming at Essex:

Sun. Aug. 28             7:30 pm          NA

Mon. Aug. 29                        1:00 pm          Stewardship Committee (board room)

1:00 pm          Al-Anon

7:00 pm          Barbershop Singers

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

Fri. Sept. 2                 8:00 pm          A.A. Meeting





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




The Essex Food Bank is in dire need of cereal.  This is a vital staple for the families they assist and they are finding store shelves empty. If you can, please donate cereal. There will be a collection box in the narthex.  Thank You.

Our Daily Bread for September, October and November is available in the Narthex.