Burton Avenue United Church is a dynamic Christ-centred community of faith. For over 135 years, we have served the community of Allandale and the surrounding Barrie area, through meaningful worship, spiritual nurture and outreach into the community and wider world. We are inclusive, open, welcoming, willing to push the boundaries and take risks in order to be the hands and voice and heart of Christ. If you are looking for a church home where you will be welcomed, nurtured and challenged, Welcome to Burton Avenue United Church!
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Ham & Scallop Potato Dinner Feb 3 @ 6 pm
Come and join us for a Ham & Scallop Potato Dinner. Enjoy Tender Ham served with Scallop Potatoes and Vegetables. Finish off with Home Made Dessert! For tickets call the church office 705-726-0401 between 9 am and 12 noon Monday to Friday.
Adults $17; Children (under 12) $10; Family $45
Curling for mission: BAUC is hosting a Curling for Mission at the Barrie Curling Club on Sat., January 21. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. Dress in warm clothes and bring clean indoor shoes. You will be provided with grippers, brooms and a lesson. Bring your friends (curlers and non-curlers) and join us for a curling jitney, appetizers with the lounge open, silent auction and 50/50 draw.
Cost: Curling and Appetizers: $45
Youth (14 -19) $25
Appetizers and Fun: $25
Annual General Meeting of the Congregation – Will take place on Sun., Jan. 29th following Sunday service. Please plan to attend to learn about the life of your church. Childcare will be provided.
Minutes for Mission - Anyone interested in participating in reading the Minutes for Mission on Sundays, please see Joan Belecque or contact the office 705-726-0401.
Welcoming New Members – If you have been attending for a time or are newer to our congregation and would like to have a conversation about membership, please be in touch with Andrea Wheaton. We will be welcoming new members on Sunday, Feb. 12.
2017 Church Offering Envelopes - Please pick up your envelopes in the foyer today. If you do not have envelopes but would like them, please call the office and Stacey will arrange this for you.
If you are not interested in envelopes and wish to go “paperless”, please consider signing up for PAR monthly giving. Pre-Authorized Remittance lets you be worry free about your givings to the church. Pamphlets are located in the foyer just outside the Sanctuary doors.
lend a helping hand
Youth Haven - is looking for blankets and towels this month.
The Open Hands Mission Team is supporting a number of projects in Nicaragua including the building of a school. Donations in support of the Nicaragua Mission should be made payable to "Open Hands United Missions".
2017 Church Calendars – are now available to purchase from the office for $7 each.
Local and World Outreach - The Food Bank is in need of canned fruit and jam this month. Youth Haven is in need of twin size blankets and pillows, they also have an ongoing need for socks, boxers, milk and "lunch stuff" (granola bars etc.). If you have any questions, please contact Lyla Hubbert or Devon Williams. Thank you for your ongoing support.
Attention Sandwich Artists!!! The Outreach Committee is in need of volunteers to make/ deliver sandwiches to the Busby Street Centre on Wednesdays between 9:00 and 2:00! Each week we require a total of 40 sandwiches. The signup sheet is in the foyer. Thank you! **Find a group of 4 people and do 10 sandwiches each for four weeks!!
Attention knitters: If you have any leftover wool that you have been wondering what to do with, the Refugee Sponsorship Group would love to have it for Hamida, the Syrian lady we are supporting. She likes to knit and sew in her spare time. Call Lois Delaforce.
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