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      September 29
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      December 10
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    The Gathering 

    Next Gathering is September 15

    The Gathering is a ministry of SCV. Every month on the 3rd Saturday, a group meets to prepare and celebrate a meal together. During this time, a store is run upstairs and the proceeds go towards the Way family in Zimbabwe.
    The Gathering is centered around 4 values: friends, faith, food and fun.To learn more about what’s happening and how you can be involved please talk to Geordie or Kathy Hull or email or contact Peter or Mary Ellen Fitch (506-466-5725). Also you can check us out on Facebook under “The Gathering”!
    Helpers are always welcome and needed! You can help with set up/ clean up, cooking, or just hang out and have conversation and enjoy people.
    Thanks to all who donate gently used clothing and household items to the Gathering Store.  If you, or someone you know has a need for these items, please contact us and we’ll try to hook you up!
    Carousel Book Study

    Beginning on Monday, September 17, 6:30 in the Vineyard Cafe.

    Book study group on the book:

    Troubled Minds (Mental Health and the Church’s Mission) by Amy Simpson

    Available on Amazon

    Amelie’s New Adventure

    “This December, I’ll be going on a service trip to Mexico with an organization based in Ontario called Live Different. I’ll be flying to California and then driving to Baja California, Mexico with the group, where we’ll be working on building a house for a family in need for a little over a week. For a while now, I’ve been doing fundraisers for clean water in developing countries and have helped organizations such as Plan Canada and Me To We, but this will be my first time being really directly involved. I believe that it’s so important to remember how lucky and privileged we are to live where we do and how we do. I think this trip will be very eye-opening for me and am super excited and grateful for this new experience! I’m currently holding an online fundraiser to cover the expenses (not including flights). Even the littlest donation helps and will be very gratefully received. Thank you!” Link to the fundraiser: https://my.livedifferent.com/fundraising/abarha/Amelies-Mexico-Build

    MCC School Kits

    Notebooks and pencils are treasures for families who struggle to afford basic school supplies. School kits often are requested after disasters and help bring normalcy to children whose families have been forced to flee their homes.

    We’ll be collecting for school kits as a Christmas project this fall. If you want to pick up any supplies during back-to-school sales, here is what we need:

    We’ll be collecting for school kits as a Christmas project this fall. If you want to pick up any supplies during back-to-school sales, here is what we need:

    Any combination of 4 spiral or perforated-pages notebooks (about 21.5 cm x 27 cm) totalling 500–600 pages, OR 7 spiral or perforated-pages notebooks (80 pages each; about 21.5 cm x 27 cm)
    8 new unsharpened pencils
    1 ruler (flat, good quality; must indicate 30 cm; inch markings optional)
    12 coloured pencils (in packaging)
    1 large eraser
    2 new black or blue ballpoint pens
    1 small metal pencil sharpener (one or two holes)

    Go here if you want to know more about it. And let Walter know when you’ve bought stuff or bring it to church.

    Furniture Item Needed

    One single bed and mattress. Please contact Geordie at this email address ghull@ganong.com or on Facebook if you have something you’d like to donate.

    Victoria Street Garden

    Please email  vicstreetgarden@gmail.com for garden details. And if you know anyone who is interested in gardening at VicStreet please have them email or connect them with Raymond Funk or Carol Thiessen! You can also follow on our Facebook page.

     Healing & Prayer Room

    Vineyard Center Café – 12:30 pm on Sundays.What is the Healing & Prayer Room? The purpose of the healing & prayer room is to provide a safe place for people seeking something from God, whether it is healing or otherwise. Click here for more information.

    Carousel 

    Keep up with all that’s happening in Carousel here.

    Broader Community Events

    Lots of things happening in our wider community. Click on ‘Broader Community‘ for things that other groups in the area ask us to broadcast. You can also check out the town of St. Stephen’s website here

     The ZimbabWays

    The Ways are now back in St. Stephen for a time to work and prepare for their return to Zimbabwe.

    Check out their website here, and Facebook page here, you can find all the latest on this great adventure!

    …fresh produce…affordable prices…food education
    Community Food Smart is a bulk food buying club for individuals and families keen on purchasing quality fruits and vegetables at affordable prices, sourced from local farmers when possible. It’s a once a month bag of fresh produce for $15!

    Click here and here for more information, or talk to Mary Ellen, Amanda or Rachelle.

    Our area’s first Community Food Smart bags will be available in September, orders need to be in by September 10 to Mary Ellen Fitch – mefitch@gmail.com /  1-506-466-8478

    SCV on Facebook

    If you want to get the SCV Facebook page updates, you should click ‘receive notifications’ under the ‘Like’ tab.
    Also, if you are not receiving these weekly Email Updates on Friday afternoon, check your spam files.

    Wifi Connections at SCV

    Connect to the network called ‘FibreOP101‘ and use the password ‘thevineyard‘.

    Volunteer/Helpers Always Welcome!

    Would you like to feel more a part of things at SCV? We are always looking for people to help with coffee, greeting, working with the kids and youth, helping with powerpoint and sound and computer stuff, being a part of the music and worship, helping at the Gathering, helping with local needs. So many things to do! It takes a community! If you are interested in becoming more involved, please contact Mary Ellen by email or call 466-5725.

    Freed To Be Honest

    Freed To Be Honest /April 8, 2018

    Walter Thiessen continues on his themes of Welcome and Liberation by talking about how we can be liberated from self-deception, particularly about who we are and about the beliefs of our closest community.

    Subscribe to the SCV podcasts in iTunes.


    View the Powerpoint presentation hereFree PowerPoint Viewer

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    SCV 2013 Survey Results

    SCV 2013

    Rwanda Sewing Co-op Catalogue

    Please browse through this new catalogue from the ever expanding sewing business in the Rwanda Vineyard.

    Also, check out this video that was done on the Ibyshimo Sewing Coop

    Update from Rwanda

    Here is a link to the latest newsletter from the Finnerty’s

    Keep up to date with all that is happening with the Finnertys and the Rwanda Vineyard by logging onto their blog and also their main website.