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Tickets available at the door tonight! Proceeds from the concert will help support the 86 Cubs and Scouts attend their upcoming jamboree.
The Women of Woodcliff are pleased to once again host the Strawberry Social, to which the whole congregation and guests are invited. Please join us on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the Lower Hall for cake and conversation.
Needles and Pins is putting together Afghans for the Sherriff King. We are looking for 8"x8" knot squares. We hope to have several afghans to present to the Sheriff King in June. Please pick up yarn from Rhonda Dietzler or Mary Ann Christie. Finished squares can be dropped off with them as well or at the church office by the end of May.
WOODCLIFF DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
If you are a caregiver for someone suffering memory loss and need a safe, confidential circle to share your experiences and obtain information, our support group is for you.  We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Woodcliff United Church. Open to all, no charge, no registration required.
For more information, please contact the church office. Next gathering is May 21, 2019 .

WOODCLIFF PRAYER CHAIN
To have names placed on the confidential Prayer Chain List please contact the prayer chain at wucprayerchain@gmail.com or 403-246-9384. 

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
Pick up a request form at the Church to arrange for a prayer shawl presentation.

CARD MINISTRY
Contact the church office to help us acknowledge the life situations of our congregants.

HEALING MINISTRY
The Healing Pathway Ministry team is available to give healing sessions upon request. To experience relaxation, and receive the gift of healing hands, please contact the church office at 403-249-3121.
STAFF RECOGNITION
The Ministry and Personnel Committee is requesting Woodcliff members to make contributions to an “employee gift bank”. Donated gifts will be presented to individual staff members in recognition of their service to our faith community. Examples could include: gift cards, Stampeder tickets, works of art, chocolate, a plant etc. If you can support this request, please contact Brian Plesuk plesuk@shaw.ca or 403 242-863.

COMMUNITY BRIDGE

Millie lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Today she is thankful to have a home, health, and one year of sobriety. Two years ago, Millie was facing eviction and homelessness. Without Bissell Centre’s hot meals, Millie would have gone hungry, and without help from their caring staff, she would have ended up back on the streets.

Millie has battled addiction, violence, and poverty all her life. She grew up in a turbulent, sometimes violent household. After watching and experiencing the cycle of substance abuse in her family, she vowed to never drink, but things didn’t go the way she planned.

At 24, Millie fell in love, got married, and had two children. After a few years together, her husband’s behaviour became all too familiar. He had an alcohol addiction and was becoming increasingly violent. Millie started coping by drinking as well. Soon, she was forced to pack up her kids and move into her car until she could get into a shelter.

Life as a single parent was never easy, but Millie was determined to give her kids a good life. Millie and her kids have had many successes together, but sadly, the pain of Millie’s childhood and married years was always there in the background. Two years ago her rent was raised unexpectedly. Needless to say, she was struggling to put food on the table.

Bissell Centre’s Community Bridge program helped Millie with rent and utilities in time of emergency. “I was so incredibly relieved to get help and not be struggling by myself anymore. Now I have a safe home to go to every night, and for that I’m so grateful,” says Millie.

Bissell Centre is one of the many community ministries across Canada that is supported by Mission & Service.

If Mission & Service giving is already a regular part of your life, thank you so much! If you have not given, please join me in making Mission & Service giving a regular part of your life of faith. Loving our neighbour is at the heart of our Mission & Service.

For more Minutes for Mission resources, see our photo collection and video playlistDownload the video here.

CALGARY WELSH SOCIETY PRESENTS
Spring is Singing
Saturday May 11 at 7:00pm
Christ Church - 3602 8th St SW
An evening of popular opera arias, musical theatre, Welsh songs and more.
For more information contact: thecalgarywelshsociety@gmail.com

CALGARY WEST CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S
CLUB
Tuesday, May 14, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Westgate Community Hall 4943 – 8 Ave. SW
FASHION SHOW B&P Upscale Boutique spring fashions
SPEAKER - Virginia Baptiste, Okotoks, former Hospital Chaplain
 “Love is Belonging – Overcoming the Fear of the End of Life”
$8 for bottomless coffee and goodies - Info Call Lois Tetley 403 249 3994

SUMMER JAZZ CAMP
Ambrose University (Calgary) is once again hosting our Annual Jazz Camp from August 19 – 23, 2019 for students 14 and older. Classes will be offered in guitar, piano, sax, trumpet, trombone, drums and bass. We will be offering lessons, combos, master classes and concerts throughout the week. The week will culminate with a student concert the afternoon of August 23th.
More information, updates and access to the registration page can be found at this web site: https://ambrose.edu/jazzcamp
 The cost is $300 before July 5 and $375 after July 5.
 
5010 Spruce Drive SW T3C 3B2
403-249-3121
NEED AN ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE BULLETIN, MESSENGER OR POWERPOINT? email the office at 
office@woodcliffunited.com

wucprayerchain@gmail.com
woodcliffkids@gmail.com
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Find more information about the wider Church at:
Chinook Winds Region: https://albertanorthwestconference.ca/
Alberta & Northwest Conference: www.anwconf.com
The United Church of Canada: www.united-church.ca
Wondercafe2 http://wondercafe2.ca/index.php

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