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Weekly Updates

Thursday, July 21, 2022



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



Sunday, July 24 ~ Pentecost 7

The richness of summer surrounds us as we take much-needed time for recreation.  May we use this time, we pray, for re-creation, opening our hearts and lives to your love, Gracious God.  Amen.

Fern Gibbard, for Okanagan Falls U.C., Okanagan Falls, B.C.



Lectionary Readings:

Hosea 1:2–10                                   Genesis 18:20–32

Psalm 85                                           Psalm 138

Colossians 2:6–15, (16–19)           Luke 11:1–13



Coming at Essex:

Sun. July 24             11:30 am        Lunch for Lexie

7:30 pm          NA

Mon. July 25             1:00 pm          Al-Anon

7:00 pm          Barbershop Singers

Tues. July 26            1:30 pm          GWLTS (Guys Who Like to Sing)

Fri. July 29                8:00 pm          A.A. Meeting


Lunch for Rev. Lexie

Join us on Sunday, July 24th after worship for a summer luncheon to say good bye to Rev. Lexie.



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




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Our Daily Bread for July, August is available in the Narthex.