Public Service Announcements
Friday Night Ski Season Worship Service at Blue Mountain Community Church from Jan 8 to Feb 26 at 8pm. Givining an alternate service for those that work in the ski industry, shift workers, weekenders and skiiers that are involved in Ski Programs on Sunday's. SkiSeasonServices@gmail.com or 519-599-5570
The men of St. George's Anglican Church is inviting everyone out for their annual Pancake Supper on Feb 9 from 5-7pm in Barrie. Its $20 for the family, $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 an under. 705-726-8121
Newmarket Christian Women's Connection is hosting Comfort and Food Feb 10 at 333 Davis Drive. Its a community outreach event, and will include special guest speaker Janey Walker. The event will run from 9:15 - 11:15am. 905 895-9312
Barrie Women's Connection-Morning Coffee on Feb 10. The event will be held at the new temporary location, Highway Pentecostal Church in Barrie from 10-12pm. Admission is $8 and will feature speaker Val Forbes, Karin Foster and music by Phyllis Slessor. 705-728-5063
Ferndale Bible Church in Peterborough is hosting a Couples Night Out Feb 10 with Pastor Steve Geyer begining at 7pm. Dessert, tea and coffee will be provided. Admission is $10. 705-761-3578
Valentine's Day Stay and Play Feb 11 at Orillia Christian School. Children six and under are invited to attend the fun filled morning with valentine's treats, crafts and games. It is a free event, and will run from 10-12.
The Grain of Sands Worship band for the Food Bank in Collingwood. The family friendly even will feature various artists as they raise funds for the Collingwood Food Bank Feb 13 at First Presbyterian Church starting at 7pm. 705-445-4651
The Selwyn Outreach Centre will be providing a free bus service from Peterborough to a Miracle Healing Service with Pastor Billy Burke in Toronto Feb 14. It's a free bus ride, but they are accepting donations. 705-742-9258
Pancake Supper at Shaw's Pancake House in Oro-Medonte Feb 16 from 4:30-7:30pm. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All the proceeds are going to Hawkestone Women's Institute for Community Support. 705-325-9752
VOX Alliance Church in Barrie is hosting a refugee benefit concert Feb 27. Admission is $20 and is a multi-performer Christian music night begining at 8pm. 705 828-2333
Indoor Winter Festival at Omemee Baptist Church Feb 27. The Festival runs from 2-4pm and will include games, prizes, crafts, treats and fun! Its free for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 8 and their families. 705-799-1469
Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in Orillia is holding a Ladies Day Event Mar 5. There will be several special guest speakers including Margot Watson and Deborah Pond. Everyone is welcome to attend, with the cost being $5. 705-345-4671
Sisters All 2016 being held at New Life BIC Church on Collingwood Mar 6. Tickets are $12 and the proceeds will go towards Gospel For Asia's overseas ministries to orphans, widows, and training for national women ministries. 705-309-1661
Collier Street United Church in Barrie is hosting their Spring Marketplace Mar 19. They are still looking for vendors as they look to raise funds for community and mission work. The Marketplace will run from 9:30-2pm. 705-835-2987
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)
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, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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. (email@example.com / 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 firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 email@example.com )
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705-721-9017
Come to Friday Night Singles Bible Study at Bethel Community Church Barrie. 7:15pm. (705-321-0863 ; Scott Pearson ; email@example.com)
Bethel Community Church is also hosting a "Caring Ear" support group for Folks living with Mental Illness every Wednesday. 6:30pm. (Contact Christopher Macinnis firstname.lastname@example.org)
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. (email@example.com)
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.
( crowdaroundmuskokaparrysound.ca. 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.