Events

THEY'VE COME FROM FAR, FAR AWAY...

Join us as the kids choir performs “In a Galilee Far, Far Away.
**We need volunteers to bring extra snacks for both am and pm performances. Please contact Marcia Davis if you can help.
Date: November 24
Time: 2 peformances 10:30am & 5:00pm
Location: Brooklin High School

BVC Gives Back

This year we are teaming up with Durham Children’s Aid & The Refuge in Oshawa.
We have been assigned families and individuals to sponsor and we need your help filing those needs.
This Sunday, you will again have the opportunity to select items to purchase or donate funds to support the purchase of items.
See the welcome table to sign up to help or contact Ginny Jensen.
All items & money donations are due back on Sunday December 1st.

Christmas in the Village: Brooklin Village Outdoor Christmas Party

CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE

It’s that awesome time of year again, where we get to serve our community at Christmas in The Village!

We are looking for helpers, bakers & sponsors!

Date: November 29th from
Time: 6:00-8:00PM
Location: Grass Park, Brooklin

We need:

  • 8 people to bake 100 sugar cookies each
  • 10 people to be $30 sponsors for supplies
  • 5 families to volunteer their TIME and serve at our station

Contact Ginny Jensen to let us know how you can help!

SOUP & BAGEL SUNDAY

Our next Soup and Bagel Sunday is December 1st!

Bring your best soup (& a ladel) and we’ll supply the Bagels!  The is a great chance to mingle and meet new people after the service!

LADIES NIGHTS

This December we are going to support New Life Neighbourhood Centre, for our ladies night!

Date: December 2nd
Time: 7:00 to 9:00pm
Location: 33 Olive Street (Oshawa) @ New Life Neighbourhood Centre

We are going to supply items and pack hygiene bags for those in need that will be going out the NEXT day to those in need.

Here’s how it works!
When you sign up to come, you will be assigned a certain number of requested hygiene items to bring along on December 2nd.

In total, our group will be bringing along with us:

  • 100 Toothpaste
  • 150 Deodorant (mens & women’s)
  • 55 2-in-1 Shampoo’s
Pilgrim Nature Walk

Pilgrim Group

The Pilgrims will continue our study and reflection of the Beatitudes on our walks on the following dates:
Sunday Dec 8
Saturday Dec 14
If you would like more details about the walks please contact Janice Higgins [email protected]

The Pilgrim group will also be starting a Spiritual Disciplines Course starting Sunday January 12.
Uriah Pond will be leading the discussion.

The Pilgrim Group will be teaching an 8-week course in Spiritual Disciplines. In addition to exploring traditional disciplines, such as prayer, fasting, meditation, and lectio divina, we will introduce creative approaches to spiritual formation, such as visio divina, poetry, and art. The course includes a weekend retreat, March 6 – 8, 2020, during which we will spend an afternoon in silence and solitude. During the course, you will be encouraged to create a personal confession of faith and rule of life. If you are interested, please contact Janice Higgins [email protected].

The retreat will be at the Sisters of St. John Convent, Toronto. Cost to be confirmed for the retreat.

IF: TABLE COOKIE SWAP

Let’s all gather around the table, as we have been on the 3rd Monday of each month! We will exchange our favourite Christmas treats with each other!

Date: Monday December 16th
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Location: Ginny’s House (1 Corsham Drive)

Everyone who comes should bring 6 DOZEN of their favourite treats, all wrapped in packages of 1 dozen.

We will exchange our treats, sip some hot drinks and take part in some activities that will encourage us to focus our hearts and minds on the birth of our Saviour!

We hope you can make it! Even if you don’t want to exchange treats, please come!

Hold the date for a BVC Christmas

A BVC Christmas

Date: Sunday December 22nd
Time: 5pm Christmas Eve Service, 6pm Banquet Begins
Location: Scugog Community Centre, 1655 Reach St. Port Perry
Dress: Formal Attire… your version of Formal!

Please sign up at the welcome table. You will be assigned your side dish to bring and asked to bring along a small dessert.

floor hockey

Tuesday Sports Night

All are Welcome to play community ball hockey!

Date: Tuesday’s Weekly
Time: 7:45-9pm
Location: Brooklin Community Center

The Salvation of the Soul by Watchman Nee

Thursday Night Bible Study

We will be studying the book “The Salvation of the Soul” by Watchman Nee.

Date: Thursday Nights
Time: 7:005-8:30pm
Location: The Hub, 6550 Baldwin St. N., Brooklin
Book Cost: $10

IF:Table Ladies Monthly Study

3rd Monday of each month
Contact Kathleen Chiu or Ginny Jensen

ireland study tour

Pilgrimage Study Tour to Ireland

Dean and Uriah are co-leading a pilgrimage study tour to Ireland in July 2020. The tour includes a walking pilgrimage through the Irish countryside along St. Patrick’s Way. We will explore St. Patrick, the man and the myth, and Celtic Christianity. While it is a study tour offer for academic credit by Tyndale Seminary, it is fully open to non-students who wish to engage in a pilgrimage retreat. Details are available in the brochure. Registration forms are available at: Tours – Verstraete Travel and Cruises

More events coming soon!