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News for
Week leading up to
November 28, 2021
Student Cheer Packages |  CW Food Bank at the Santa Claus Parade | Christmas Eve Worship | Gifts with Vision
Student Cheer Packages
Thank you to everyone who supported our 2021 Cheer Packages for university and college students who are connected to Elora United. Thanks to your generosity, we have sent out 17 gift packages that included the quotes and messages shared and a gift card for Starbucks. We are grateful for the enthusiasm and support that the congregation shows this ministry every year!
Santa Claus Parade
Once again, our congregation is helping the Centre Wellington Food Bank during Elora's Santa Claus Parade. Our team will be travelling along the parade route, gathering goods from the spectators. So  remember to bring food with you, and spread the word!
The parade is this Saturday, starting at 6:15 pm.
If you'd like to help, please speak with Barb Smith-Young.
All donations are incredibly appreciated. These are what is most needed now . . .
Rice and Pasta Side Dishes
Cold Cereal 
Canned Kidney Beans
Canned Six Bean Blend
Canned Green Beans, Carrots, etc. 
Peanut Butter
Carrots and Onions
Instant Coffee
Christmas Eve Worship
We're working on plans for Christmas Eve. You'll be able to join in worship . . .
In-Person in the Elora UC Sanctuary
Online from Your Home
More information will be coming soon.
Gifts with Vision
With Gifts Worth Giving

Gifts with Vision is an easy way for you to give gifts to relatives, friends, and loved ones. Your gifts can express your faith and values by directly supporting the United Church's Mission & Service partners.

You can give gifts for

Healing and Reconciliation
Countering Racism
Wellness and Safe Spaces

You can give gifts for
Addressing Poverty and Hunger
The Future
Mission & Service
  • Browse the Gifts. Choose ones that suit the people on your list. You will find a choice of dollar amounts as well as gifts that appeal to varied interests or commitments.
  • Choose Your Gifts. When you find a gift, add it to cart. When you've added all your choices, click the cart icon to be taken to our secure donation checkout.
  • Share Your Gifts. When placing your order you’ll be able to add an eCard, including a delivery date, for each gift. 
Click to visit the Gifts With Vision Catalogue
Or contact the church office, and we'll get you a printed copy.
The United Church of Canada provides Mission & Service support to partners all year long for their ongoing work in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and right here in Canada. The Gifts with Vision catalogue turns gift giving into an opportunity to do something extra for our church partners. With Gifts with Vision, you give a gift to friends or family to support specific partner activities. With your gifts, we help create healthy places to live, promote justice, provide social services, and enliven worship.
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Your Offerings Matter
Your offerings are an important way you share in our life and mission together. Here is information about how you can give.

You can give to 
You can give by

Pre-Authorized Giving
Monthly offerings automatically deducted from your account. It’s easy! Please contact Beverly Bond to set this up. (519.846.5597 |

Made out to “Elora United Church.” Please indicate if you want your gift directed to particular funds. You can send your donation here:
Elora United Church
75 Geddes Street
Elora ON  N0B 1S0
Your bank's website will have information about how to do this. When signing up, please use this email address for the payee:

Canada Helps
This online service lets you donate using your credit card. Just go to our Canada Helps page here.
Mailing: 75 Geddes Street, Elora ON, N0B 1S0

Bethany United Church
4th Line East & Sideroad 10 (near Inverhaugh)

Elora United Church
75 Geddes Street

Greg Smith-Young:
Barb Smith-Young:
For both: 519.846.2542
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