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The United Church of Canada | L'Église Unie du Canada

December 15, 2016

Dear Friends in Christ,

Advent greetings from your Mission & Service giving team. You are bringing God’s loving presence into the world through your Advent and Christmas preparations and all your ministry with your neighbourhood. As you light the candles, prepare for pageants, practice the songs and cantatas, and find ways to tell the ancient story with fresh voice, you are bringing God’s loving presence into the world. Know that when you lift up Mission & Service and give, you are touching neighbours across Canada and all around the world with God’s loving and hope-fulfilling presence.

Thank you for generous giving this year in support of Mission & Service.

Advent blessings,

David Armour
Director of Philanthropy
The United Church of Canada

P.S. Thank you for ensuring that all 2016 congregational giving for Mission & Service is transferred and received at the General Council Office by Friday, January 27, 2017. For more information please call 416-231-7680 or 1-800-268-3781, ext.2738.

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