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Our 87th Anniversary

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

Our 87th Anniversary

For our 87th Anniversary, our own Ray Hobbs led a Saturday evening seminar and then preached on Sunday.  After worship, we continued the celebration with a pot luck lunch....

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Sockerama

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

BOX, BOX, OUR BOX IS EMPTY FILL IT UP WITH SOCKS A–PLENTY THERE ARE HOMELESS ON THE STREET LET’S HELP THEM HAVE WARM DRY FEET.   “SOCKERAMA” IS HERE AGAIN. PLEASE DONATE ON THE FOLLOWING SUNDAYS October 22, 29, November 5 and 12. The MacNeill Outreach and Service Board is sponsoring SOCKERAMA 2” We are asking for donations of new adult socks which will then be distributed by those who minister to the homeless on our city streets. You are encouraged to take up this challenge and fill our collection box.  Spread the word around to your friends,...

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Al Atmeh Family Update

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Community news, Refugee Sponsorship | 0 comments

  One year ago, on July 19, 2016, the Al Atmeh family arrived in Canada as “refugees” from Syria, sponsored by McNeill Baptist Church and Burlington Baptist Church.  This is a report on the progress made by the family as “newcomers” to a new country, language, and culture. Near the end of July Ahmad and Randa attended an application appointment at Ontario Works.  They received their first O.W. benefits in August, and continue to receive Provincial Child Care benefits.   The combined benefits are comparable to the funds they were...

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Visit with Aaron and Erica Kenny

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

Visit with Aaron and Erica Kenny

An interesting and informative, although hot, Tuesday evening was spent with our partners in mission Aaron & Erica Kenny and daughter Ava. Twenty-six people learned about their work in Kenya as “Africa Team Leaders”, providing leadership and support for CBM`s team, partnerships and programs. It was enlightening to hear their stories in person and spend time getting to know them in the social time as well. They have asked for our prayers for them, their work, and especially the people of Kenya.  A freewill offering of $217 was received and...

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Update on our Newcomer Family

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Community news, Refugee Sponsorship | 0 comments

It is time for an update for our Newcomer family.  As of July 19, they have been in Canada for one year. . In early July Gary and Al met with Ahmad and Randa to explain the change from being fully sponsored by us.  Our sponsorship obligations end as of July 31.  They will then begin receiving Ontario Works Benefits as well as federal and provincial Child Care Benefits.  Al has applied on their behalf for Ontario Works, and we can expect that this week they will have an appointment with a Case Manager.  Their income will be close to what they...

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NHA Annual Report 2016

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

Click on the link for the Niagara-Hamilton Association Annual Report for 2016.

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Update from Erica and Aaron Kenny

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

Click here to read an update from Erica and Aaron Kenny from Canadian Baptist Ministries.

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Strata Vocal Ensemble Concert

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Community news, Photo Album | 0 comments

Strata Vocal Ensemble Concert

An all Canadian concert to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial year....

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BPFNA 2016 Annual Report

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Community news | 0 comments

Click here to read the 2016 Annual Report from the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America.  MacNeill is a member congregation of the BPFNA.

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