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August 16, 2019

Summer Sunday School

Plans for the next couple of weeks of Summer Sunday School have been changed. The schedule is as follows: This Sunday: August 18 Inter-generational Activity: Everyone is invited to the sanctuary for a trivia contest led by Dale Shenk. Next Sunday: August 25 Class Options: Input/Discussion: “Brene Brown Talk,” led by Anna Sawatzky in the […]

August 16, 2019

Church Retreat

Berkey’s Church Retreat will be at Amigo Centre, Saturday and Sunday, November 16-17.

August 16, 2019

Berkey’s Rental House

Berkey has owned the house next door, 2601 Berkey Avenue, since 2011 and have had it rented out since we owned it. The current tenants are moving out and the house will be available to rent to new tenants November 1. Description: Four bedroom house, all bedrooms upstairs, one large bedroom and the other three […]

August 10, 2019

My Coins Count

Continue to bring your coins and bills for My Coins Count. Our donations provide water resources to vulnerable people around the world. This work involves building steam wells, drilling wells, sand dams, cisterns, and providing pumps, piping and/or filters – all to provide better access to those who don’t have clean water for their critical […]

August 10, 2019

Photo Updates

The Getting-to-Know Board will be updated at the end of August. If you have a new photo that you would like the office to use for the board and/or the directory, send your photo to Jenny Hooley before August 28. Alternatively, you may request a photo taken of you at church; simply contact Jenny in the office.

August 10, 2019

Berkey Prayer Circle

The Prayer Circle of three to five people meets routinely on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. in the church offices. We pray for Berkey members who have shared joys and concerns during the worship service, by using the blue prayer cards, or through individual concerns specifically expressed to us. All prayer requests are kept confidential. […]

August 10, 2019

New to Our Library

Invited: The Power of Hospitality in an Age of Loneliness, by Leslie Verner who says real hospitality is not having a Pinterest-perfect table. True hospitality is not clean, comfortable, or controlled. It is an invitation to enter a sacred space together with friends and strangers.  Verner shares stories of life around the table and how […]

August 10, 2019

Berkey Blood Drive

Berkey is hosting a blood drive for American Red Cross on September 6, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. You may schedule your appointment now by visiting the American Red Cross website, calling Red Cross (1-800-733-2367), or by contacting Jenny Hooley in the office. Many people in our community, including members of our church, have benefited […]

August 10, 2019

Childcare Volunteers Needed

Are business meetings not your thing? Would you rather spend your time with fun kids playing outside, doing crafts, or watching a movie? If you answered yes to any of the above, then consider volunteering for childcare during the next congregational meeting on August 18. Contact Jenny Hooley in the office if you are interested.

August 10, 2019

Congregational Potluck Meal & Meeting

On Sunday, August 18, everyone is invited to gather for the congregational meal and meeting following the nurture hour, 12:00 p.m. Bring a main dish and a salad or dessert to share, as well as your own table service. The meeting will begin after the meal and is expected to last approximately 45 minutes. Childcare […]

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