Everyone is invited to NPC’s annual Community Breakfast on Sunday, September 8th from 9:30 am – 11:00 am. Breakfast is free but a free-will offering will be collected in support of Darling Home for Kids (www.darlinghomeforkids.ca). There will be music and activities for kids. Bring a friend or a neighbour and celebrate our great community with a great breakfast.
In celebration of the new school year and the kick-off of NPC’s Sunday School program, you and your family are invited for a Blessing of the Backpacks on September 15th at 10:00 am. This worship service will include lively music, prayers for teachers and students, a blessing of the children’s backpacks and the commissioning of our Sunday School teachers. All are welcome as we recognize and give thanks for our education system and the joy of learning.
On June 30th, the Guelph Line churches will be hosting a Canada Day worship service and BBQ at Brookville Park. The service begins at 10:00 am and a free BBQ lunch will follow. All are welcome and there will be activities for the kids too. Bring a lawn chair and we will celebrate this beautiful country together.
It is time again for NPCs annual chicken BBQ. On Saturday, June 1st from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm, NPC will be serving up some great food for our community. Each meal comes with a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, beverage and a slice of homemade pie. All the proceeds go to supporting the work and ministry of the congregation. Tickets cost $18.00 and you can either get it to go or eat in at our picnic tables and enjoy the warm weather . Either way, take the night off from cooking, invite your friends and neighbours and have a great time.
All are invited to come to NPC’s Dessert Euchre on Monday, April 29th at 7:00 pm. Dessert will be served first with 8 games of Euchre to follow. The cost is $10 and everyone gets a prize. Come out for a fun evening of sweets and cards.
On our next Friendship Friday Potluck we will be watching the documentary “Won’t you be my neighbor” about the life of the beloved Mr. Rogers. What you may not know is that Mr. Rogers was not only a children’s entertainer but he was also a Presbyterian minister. We hope you can join us for a fascinating and uplifting look at his life. The potluck begins at 6:00 pm. We’ll start the video around 7:00 pm.
On January 6, NPC has invited Rev. JP Smit (Regional Minister for Congregational Health) to preach and to lead a workshop on Christian hospitality. The workshop will begin at 12:30 pm after our regular soup Sunday. Please plan to attend, especially if you are involved in Sunday morning greeting, announcements, refreshments or other leadership within the church.
NPC is pleased to welcome singer/songwriter, Glen Soderholm and his band to our community for a special Advent/Christmas concert on Saturday, December 15th at 7:30 pm. Take a moment this Christmas season to slow down and let Glen’s music feed your soul. Invite your friends and family and enjoy a nice evening of story and song right here in our community. Tickets are $20. Call/text (905-749-3993) or email (email@example.com) for tickets.
NPC’s annual Winter Bazaar and Bake Sale is Saturday, November 3rd from 11 am – 2 pm. Delicious baked goods, craft and quilt draw.
On Wednesday, October 31st, NPC is hosting its fifth annual “Trunk-or-Treat”. From 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, children are invited to come and trick-or-treat at NPC. The parking lot will be filled with decorated cars (sponsored by congregation and community members) and there will be lots of candy as you trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk. For those who’d like to participate by bringing their own decorated car (community members, businesses or organizations), you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space. Food Bank items are also welcome. Happy Hallowe’en!