Today's Word of Life from 1 John 4:9 - This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.


Public Service Announcements 


Grace Baptist Church in Alliston is hosting an event called GriefShare from Sept 8 to Nov 24. The event is meant to help and encourag people who have lost a loved one, spouse, child, family member or friend. The location of the meeting will be given when you register. The cost is $15 and will be Thursdays, 1-3 pm. 705-250-1035   


Women's Coffee Hour Markham Missionary Church Sept 27. The event is being presented by Unionville Women's Coffee Hour which is meant to encourage women in their walk with Jesus. Tickets are 4? and will run from 9:30 - 11 am. 905-640-4325 


Erie St Community Church in Collingwood is hosting LINK UNION Concert Sept 27 starting at 7:00pm. Link Union is a family from Louisana that loves to play and sing bluegrass, country and more, and love to share about Jesus. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. 705-445-4693 


The Orillia Pregnancy Resource Centre is hosting their Autumn Festival Dinner & Silent Auction Sept 30 at First Baptist Church 265 Coldwater Rd. W in Orillia. It's an evening of fun with the Silent Auction, Dinner, Learn of the ministry of the OPRC. Tickets are $35 and begins at 5:30pm. 705.326.8228 


The Gathering Place of Aurora is hosting the Inner Healing Conference Sept 30-Oct 1 from 7-10pm and 9am to 4pm. It is a free event, but they will be doing a love offering. Those who are looking for an Inner Healing from past hurts is open to both men and women (must be over 18). No children. 905-727-2900


Igniting Generational Hope is being at Gentle Shepherd Community Church in Flesherton Oct 1. It is a Ladies event and will feature 3 Women Speakers from 3 Generations. Tickets are $20 and includes lunch. The event will run from 9am - 3pm. 519-924-3422 


Operation Christmas Child will be at Alliance church in Owen Sound Oct 1 for meet Enricho! It is free to attend, and will begin at 9:00am. The event is meant to help people understand the impact that a shoebox can have and how it can change a child's life , how God uses a simple shoebox for His glory, and meet a child who received a shoebox. 519 376 9216 


Charis Bible Study-Andrew Wommack Ministry Canada is being in Markham at Unit 11, 1151 Denison Street Oct 2. It is a free event, and is meant to help you gain experiencial knowledge of the true God and Jesus Christ His Son. The Study begins at 5:30pm. 647-926-8957 


The Amusing Comedy & Music Tour will be Rockcliffe Pentecostal Church in Owen Sound Oct 5. Comedian Leland Klassen and Singer/Songwriter Dan MacAulay are teaming up for an amazing night of comedy and live music.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are available at the church and at Lawson's Christian Supplies in Owen Sound for $5. 519-376-1284 x 221


Cephas Christian Reformed Church in Peterborough a dutch christian male choir and trio Oct 11. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for under 14, and the show will run from 7:30-9:15pm. The event is meant to reach the community with Dutch background. 705-743-4904


Newmarket Christian Women's Connection is hosting Hmmm--Silver & Chocolate Oct 12 at 333 Davis Drive from 9:15 - 11:15 a.m. It is an outreach event for women and will include Margarita Mamas Silver Jewellery Speaker: Sonja Pretorius from Queensville, Ontario, "Life is Like a Box of Chocolates". (905)895-9312 


The Owen Sound Crisis Pregnancy Centre is holding a Fundraising Dinner at Calvary Missionary Church Oct 15. Come out to support our Pregnancy Centre as we promote Hope, Healing & New Beginnings, meal time is at 6:00pm, and the cost is $25. 519-371-2004 


A21 is holding a Walk for Freedom in Barrie Oct 15. The 3k walk will be Downtown barrie at the spirit catcher starting at 11:00am. It is a free event, and the goal of this event is to raise awareness and money to end human trafficking, and to support A21. 705-305-2223


Genesis Bereavement Resource Centre 20th Anniversary Celebration Oct 16 at 157 Main Street S in Newmarket. It is free to attend 2-5 p.m. drop in; with special speakers at 5 p.m. 905-895-7750 


"What's Anglican?" A day of story, discovery and humour is being held at St. James Anglican church in Fenelon Falls Oct 16. The event is meant to look at ourselves (Anglicans) with humour and to invite others to learn about the rich history (and some funny quirks) of the Anglican church. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. The event is from 10am - 4pm. 705-887-2537


The Message Christian Church in Amaranth is hosting a Family Concert Oct 16 starting at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and will feature Five Time GMA Award Winner The Color. 647-521-9700 


Lakefield Youth Unlimited Fundraising Dinner is being held Oct 20 at Lakefield District Intermediate School. The cost to attend is a donation. We intend to share with LYU's supporters, old and new, the great things that have taken place in the past year, as well as the new plans for programming in the year to come. The dinner begins at 5:30pm. 705-651-0156 


Justice in The Bible Story Bible Study at St. James Anglican church in Fenelon Falls Oct 20, Oct 27,Nov 3 and Nov 10. The cost is $25 (for series of 4) or pay what you can. The study is meant to bring awareness of how God's justice works in today's world. The sessions will run from 7-9 pm. 705-887-2537


St Athanasius Anglican Church in Orillia is hosting a Roast Pork Dinner Oct 22. Cost is 17.00 Adults 8.00 Children Pre-school Free. All the money raised is for the church in a social setting, and takeout meals are also avilable. Dinner begins at 5:30pm. 705-325-1861 


Guthrie Public School in Oro-Medonte is holding a Guthrie Festival of Crafts Nov 19 from 9am-3pm. The event is a fundraiser for the school and will feature over 60 unique and amazing vendors, silent auction, gift basket raffle, bake sale & BBQ lunch. 705-795-9963 


Artisan Gift and Craft Sale at Valley View Alliance Church in Newmarket Nov 5. It is free to attend and is meant to benefit u-r home safe house for victims of human trafficking in York Region. There will be Handmade Art, Crafts, Baking and Unique Gifts for Sale. The sale will run from 10am-4pm. 905-727-2978 


The salvation army and running room is hosting the Santa Shuffle Dec 3 in Aurora. They will be collecting donations to salvation army, prizes medals won and lots of fun. in supporting the salvation army. The run will begin at 10am. 2893834484 


There's a Kid's Closet Children's clothing Exchange every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Keswick. 11am-Noon. (905 476-3491)


Elim City Church in Peterbroough is offering Celebrate Recovery. a Christian 12 step program and offers hope, freedom and recovery in areas of these hurts, hangups and habits. It is a free program, and they meet every Thursday at 7pm. 705 559-7466 


Come to The Landing Thursdays at Newmarket Community Church in partnership with Celebrate Recovery.  A weekly outreach program which aims to equip teens with the tools needed to overcome life's struggles.  3:45-5:30pm.(905-836-7251)

Barrie Healing Rooms is inviting all every Wednesday from 130-330pm to recieve healing and prayer. 80 Bradford Street. (705 431-8575)

Praise and Worship Songs will be presented by Vision of Love Ministry during the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of the Month, during the 5pm Mass at St.Aidan's Church Scarborough. (647-977-7403,


Join the Peas in a Pod Mom & Tots Group at First Baptist and Redeemer City Church in Orillia. $2 per month or $24 per year.  930am-11am.(705-326-3800)


Can't make it to church on Sunday morning? Join us for mid-week service!  Bradford Community Church at 7pm on Thursdays. ( / Pastor Shane & Becky Fitch ,
905 775-9268 )

Omemee Christian Outreach Welcomes all to join them for dinner, praise and worship and enlightening speakers each Monday evening at Coronation Hall Omemee beginning at 6pm. Free. (Harry Peeters 705-799 -7335)

Come to the St. Giles Thrift Store at St. Giles Presbyterian Church Peterborough every 1st Saturday of the month. All items $2 each.  9am-noon. (705 742 1883 or contact Diana Houghton at


Come to the Community Free Supper at Dundalk Wesleyan Church, presented by Southgate Community Connection, every 3rd Monday Night of the Month.  530-730pm.  (519-923-2374 or )


There's a Free 5pm Supper and Worship Service at The Country Gospel Church in Dundalk on the last Sunday of every month. (519-923-3523)


The Chaverim Christian Youthband is in need of singers and musicians. Ages 11-18. Email or call 705-721-9017


Come to Friday Night Singles Bible Study at Bethel Community Church Barrie. 7:15pm. (705-321-0863 ; Scott Pearson ;


Bethel Community Church is also hosting a "Caring Ear" support group for Folks living with Mental Illness every Wednesday.  6:30pm. (Contact Christopher Macinnis


Join Celebrate Recovery 12 step program at Klages Mill in Chesley every Monday. $2 supper every 2nd Monday of the month. 7-9pm. (519-363-5414 or 519-363-5709)


Speak French? You're invited to a French Evangelical Christian Assembly Service on Saturdays at 11am on the 2nd floor of Mapleview Community Church in Barrie. (


Come to the Encounter Center in Peterborough's Prayer room from 10am-2pm Tues-Fri. 191 Sherbrooke Street. Free. (705-874-5608)

The Bible for Missions Thrift Store in Barrie is now open at their new location on Big Bay Point Road and are looking for volunteers. If you have a few hours per week to help please contact them at 705-797-1587. Donations of lightly used clothing, household items and furniture are also welcomed.


Free Stuff for Daily Needs in Gravenhurst is fundraising to buy a 6 thousand dollar shipping container to hold and process donations of household items.
They assist over a thousand families in Muskoka/Parry Sound.
( or 705-687-4309 )


The Canadian Cancer Society Holland River Unit  is looking for volunteer drivers to take part in a program that drives York Region cancer patients from the hospital in Newmarket, to other medical facilities, for example, in Toronto.  They serve not only Newmarket Cancer patients, but also those in Georgina, Bradford, East Gwillimbury, Aurora, Richmond Hill, and King. (905-830-0447 ext 3836)


The Salvation Army Food Bank in Huntsville is in need of the following items: healthy snacks for kid's lunches, cereal, peanut butter and jam. Donations can be dropped off at Salvation Army Family Services or Church on Mary Street. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-12p, and 1-2:35pm. (705-789-3398)


BEREAVEMENT GROUP - Collier Street United Church in Orillia is offering support and hope in a group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. The program runs for 10-12 weeks, dates and times to be arranged, and it is free of charge. For more information, please contact Collier Street United Church at 705-726-1511.

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2. George Moss - Take On The World
3. Social Club Misfits - Courage