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This Week in Our Churches

Stone Church is once again selling maple syrup as a fundraiser. Please send your orders to Edie Ward at edieward45@gmail.com  or phone 519-856-4765.

Prices will be as follows: 4L $56.00, 2L $31.00, 1L $18.00, 500ml $12.00 and 250 ml $8.00.


Friday, February 16 beginning at 6 pm join us for Faith, Food, Friendship and Fun at Rockwood.

Enjoy dinner, activities, conversation, a craft, and casual time of worship.


Sunday, February 18 join Rev. Heather Leffler for Worship and Communion at Stone at 9:45 am and at Rockwood at 11:15 am. Zoom will open for conversation before worship at Stone at 9:30 am and remain open until after Rockwood’s service.


Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30 pm join us on Zoom for Bible Study. We will continue our study of 1 John with chapter 2.


Wednesday, February 21at 7:30 pm join the Genesis Book Club at Stone or on Zoom to discuss Fight Night by Miriam Toews.
Fight Night is told in the unforgettable voice of Swiv, a nine-year-old living in Toronto with her pregnant mother, who is raising Swiv while caring for her own elderly, frail, yet extraordinarily lively mother.


Thursday, February 22 ladies are invited to join Tea and Talk from 10 am to 12 pm, at Rockwood. Tea and coffee provided. Bring snacks to share and enjoy this time together.


Thursday, February 22 at 7 pm join in singing at Choir Practice at Rockwood or Stone.


Saturday, February 24 from 8 to 11 am plan to attend the Country Breakfast at Rockwood. Bring your family, friends and neighbours for a delicious breakfast and lively conversation. Breakfast is $10 per person for scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potato casserole, toast, juice, coffee or tea. Let us if you can help serve, cook, clear tables or clean the kitchen afterwards.

Coming Up

Sunday, February 25 join Rev. Heather Leffler for Worship at Stone at 9:45 am and at Rockwood at 11:15 am. Zoom will open for conversation before worship at Stone at 9:30 am and remain open until after Rockwood’s service.


Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30 pm join us on Zoom for Bible Study. We will continue our study of 1 John with chapter 3.


Thursday, February 29 at 7 pm join in singing at Choir Practice at Rockwood or Stone.


Friday, March 1 at 2 pm join us at Stone for the World Day of Prayer service in the sanctuary. The service will start at 2:00 pm and has been prepared by the women of Palestine. The service will be followed by refreshments and a social time. If you are able to join us, please let Marg Baker know by phone 519-787-0219 or e-mail c.mbaker@xplornet.ca .


Saturday, March 2 at 10 am join us at Stone or on Zoom for Stone’s 2024 Wellness Series with Nifty Native Plants. Join Master Gardener Sean James as he teaches about garden aesthetics, eco-initiatives and creating a space that will benefit you and the environment.

Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2024-wellness-series-2-nifty-native-plants-tickets-771210249617?aff=ebdssbdests‌earch&keep_tld=1

Our Church Family

Church Booking: If you are interested in booking a room in one of the churches for a meeting or event, please contact Sherol Steinberg sherol.steins@gmail.com at Rockwood or Jack and Edie Ward jfward44@gmail.com at Stone.


Offering Praise – If you have a song, dance, art, poetry or other creative expression for Offering Praise in worship, please contact the Heather Leffler at hleffler@rogers.com .


Updated Contact Information – If your contact information has changed, please email Karen Richardson krichard@uoguelph.ca for Stone or Heather Leffler hleffler@rogers.com for Rockwood. If you need a copy of the directory contact Karen or Heather.


How can I continue to support our churches?

PAR: To sign up for monthly Pre-Authorized Remittances or to change your givings,
for Stone contact Bill Allen at stoneuc.treasurer@gmail.com or 519‑841-4170 or
for Rockwood contact Amanda Hunter-Anthony at rockwooduc.treasurer@gmail.com or 519‑856‑1129.

E-transfer to Stone at stoneuc.treasurer@gmail.com or
Rockwood at rockwooduc.treasurer@gmail.com.
In the memo, please designate whether your offering is for your church, M&S and/or Other and include your contact information.

Cheques can be sent to
Stone United Church, PO Box 57 Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0 or
Rockwood United Church, 119 Harris St., Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0.

Canada Helps is a Canadian registered charity that enables other charities to receive credit card donations.
Go to Stone https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/80455 Rockwood https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/48574
You can designate your offering in the message box.

Care of our Congregations

As we continue to be mindful of Covid-19 while worshipping in person, meeting in small groups and sharing meals with one another, please continue to self screen and remain home if you have symptoms. Masking and social distancing is left to your comfort. Please respect the needs and preferences of people around you.

Zoom will be available for any committees or groups who choose to meet online to include people who can’t be there in person. Contact hleffler@rogers.com to set up your meeting.