The 2017 Annual reports are in the Narthex for you to pick up after the service or you may contact the office to have your Annual Report pdf emailed to you.

If picking up at the church please cross your name off the list and check that we have your name and information correct on the sheet. Please indicate changes on the sheet or contact the office.


The Family Directory will be coming out in a few weeks.



The Interchurch Refugee Group's Annual General Meeting will be on Monday, May 14, at 7 pm (location TBC). All are welcome to attend the AGM, and we look forward to being able to share with all our church and community partners, supporters, and volunteers past and present, the news of the past year -- including our current sponsorship of a Palestinian family of five, which began on February 1, 2018, and continues until the end of January, 2019. Please come!


 

“BAD GIRLS OF THE BIBLE”. 

APRIL 25TH AND MAY 2ND, 7 pm


The Interchurch Refugee Group's Annual General Meeting will be on Monday, May 14, at 7 pm (location TBC). All are welcome to attend the AGM, and we look forward to being able to share with all our church and community partners, supporters, and volunteers past and present, the news of the past year -- including our current sponsorship of a Palestinian family of five, which began on February 1, 2018, and continues until the end of January, 2019. Please come!

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Services 10:30 am — Come join us!


  • Men’s Breakfast Thursday, April 19th at T-Basil at 8:30 a.m., 2440 St. Joseph Blvd. Orleans.  All men welcome.
  • The Singles Club will be holding their monthly Potluck supper and meeting at the Church on Friday April 20th at 6:30 p.m. This month,  Supper will be followed by a comparing of "Bucket Lists".  All Singles and Singles Again are invited and we look forward to seeing you on Friday.
  • LENTEN FAITH STUDY WEDNESDAy AT 7:00 P.M.  THE TITLE “BAD GIRLS OF THE BIBLE”.  ALL ARE WELCOME.  SEE YOU APRIL 25TH AND May 2ND.
  • APRIL 29TH – City Councillor, Tim Tierney will be speaking on the subject  “Who are the people in our neighbourhood”
  • High Horizons Physically Challenged Association would like to thank Rothwell for the wonderful Easter dinner they served our group March 27.  I understand they have been doing this for fifteen years and it is very much appreciated.  Yvonne Cadieux, President     
  • The “Pie Ladies” are busy again. If you are looking for Easter pies get them now. Chicken, beef, turkey plus fruit pies: apple, peach, blueberry, raisin and raspberry. Contact Gay Elliott at 613-746-4123 or Gloria Peddie: 613-837-4336.
  • TREASURER NEEDED— We have learned with regret of Keith Findley's decision to step down as Rothwell's Treasurer effective at the end of 2018. We are looking for someone interested in serving Rothwell in this capacity. This could be a role that is split between two individuals with complementary skills, as has been the case in the past. If interested, please contact Scott Udle at udle@rogers.com or 613-220-7685 or Cam Bowes at cam.bowes@yahoo.ca or 613-680-3917.
  • ​Clean Up Day – Saturday May 5th 
    The annual spring Clean Up Day will be held on Sat, May 5th from 9am to 1pm and will include cleaning up the gardens and working on the surrounding grounds including the parking lot where gravel needs to be moved out of the ditches and put back on the parking lot.  also planning to do some exterior painting of window frames and the area around the west door.  hoping to begin the work needed to update the old library.
    Please contact me if you are able to join in  on Clean-Up Day or  able to do so some work before or after that Day.  Contacted me at  richardballhorn@ yahoo.ca or at 613 808 1162 or 613 741 4271. Thanks, Dick Ballhorn
  • Rothwell Prayer Group: The Rothwell Prayer group continues to meet  at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel.  Reminder - In the Narthex there is paper and pen, and a box in which to place prayer requests.
  • The ​Rothwell United Church, “Our First Fifty Years” anniversary book is  still available for purchase. Limited quantities. $25.  Available in the office to purchase  or contact Dick Ballhorn at 613-741-4271.

  • HELPING WITH FURNITURE (HWF) - HWF started up in 2005 when two women observed that many families in Ottawa struggle due to lack of basic furnishings such as beds to sleep in or tables to eat at. more​​

Rothwell United Church


Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard
We collect food every week to feed hungry people in our area. Most needed are cash, canned goods, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, peanut butter, flour, sugar, rice, baby food and diapers, personal hygiene items. Egg cartons but not the 18 ones.

​PROUD SUPPORTERS OF 

​INTERCHURCH REFUGEE GROUP  

PLANT SALE—Come and get your perennial/annual flowers, house plants, tomato and vegetable plants, herbs, ground covers and grasses. Plant donations would be welcomed and can be dropped off at Rothwell United Church, Thursday or Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon or 5 p.m. to  7 p.m. Contact John Peddie at 613-837-4336. P.S.  Plant pots are also needed now.


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ARD SALE—Do you have clean items in good condition for our Yard Sale on May 12th? We’re looking for: kitchen items, decorative objects, toys, books, tools, etc.
NO CLOTHING OR FURNITURE, PLEASE
Donations may be left at the church, during regular office hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7th to May 10th or on May 11, 9:00 a.m. to noon
or 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Contact: Judith Kotila at 613-745-5516.

NEW! Frozen Pies—delicious and home-made $12.00 (9 inch pie) / $5.00 (5 inch pie).


Other Volunteer Opportunities:

  •  The Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard (GEFC) in partnership with Just Food has a .25 acre plot at the Just Food Farm in Blackburn Hamlet, as part of the city-wide “Plant-a Row Donate-a-Row” program. We are seeking volunteers to help grow and harvest vegetables for the Food Cupboard – Garden Volunteer Days will be Wednesdays and Sundays. To sign up, please contact Just Food at administration @justfood.ca .
  • We are also working with Hidden Harvest to gather fruit in the neighbourhood – to become part of the community harvest team and be informed about local harvest events, or to get more information, please sign up— http://ottawa.hiddenharvest.ca/offer-or-pick/.
  •  The GEFC is looking for board members, specifically with communications/marketing expertise. Contact Erin O’Manique at erin@gefc.ca if you are interested.​
  • The GEFC Annual General Meeting will be held at 7 pm on April 25th, at the Food Cupboard.

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