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Sunday, May 8 ~ Easter IV  

Happy are we to be part of God’s human family.

Know that you are loved and that you are precious in God’s sight.

You are blessed and chosen to go forth and to nurture God’s world.

Tammy Fergusson, Grace U.C., Gananoque, Ont.



Lectionary Readings:

Acts 9:36–43

Psalm 23

Revelation 7:9–17

John 10:22–30



Coming at Essex:

Mon. May 9               1:00 pm          Stewardship Committee (Board Room)

1:00 pm          Al-Anon

7:00 pm          Barbershop Singers

Tues. May 10            1:30 pm          GWLTS (Guys Who Like to Sing)

Wed. May 11             6:30 pm          Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Fri. May 13                8:00 pm          A.A. Meeting






Power Point

We are looking for someone who is interested in helping with the Power Point on Sunday mornings.  Please speak to Doug for the details.


For Sale


We are selling our moveable sign, if you are interested please contact the church office (519.776.5121)

Ukraine Appeal Update

The extreme violence in Ukraine continues to be beyond words, as is the case for so many around the world who confront armed conflict in their communities.


Thanks to your generosity, the United Church community has raised $402,000 for humanitarian relief so far. Of that, $240,000 has been sent via the ACT Alliance. Spanning 127 countries, the Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance is the world’s largest network of Protestant and Orthodox churches and agencies, including the United Church. What are these funds supporting? Click here for details.


Your generosity through Mission & Service has long supported ACT’s humanitarian relief and advocacy efforts. Plans are being finalised for disbursement of $162,000 and funds that continue to come in. Please consider making a donation today. It’s never too late to be generous.




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Our Daily Bread for May is available in the Narthex.