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Members of the Kuriakos Board gathered for a planning retreat in October.
Pictured - Dave Christiansen, Kari Ree, Jim Allen, Kurt Hanson, Al Molzan, Ron Bjorge, Rev. Phil Penrod
Not Pictured - Debbie Kemp, Marty Winchell, Michael Gillingham

Dear SHOUT OUT Team Members,

 
This has been a year for celebrations and creative gathering. 

Between Kuriakos Gathers Together in April, our Anniversary Celebrations at Thanksgiving, and Run 4 Camp last month, we have raised $77k of our $91k goal! With Giving Tuesday approaching on November 30, we continue to welcome congregational or personal gifts in support of this community.

We are also offering ways to support your congregation. We would love to visit for a Camp Sunday this winter and spring, and host a Day Camp or send a staff Service Team next summer. And, have a look on our website for lots of virtual resources to support your congregation and members!

We appreciate your partnership in ministry.

Blessings,

Paul Kopjar
Assistant Director
 
Please share the following information with your congregation. Either as announcements, slides, posters, bulletin inserts... It’s all provided in the newsletter and SHOUT OUT folder!
November 2021 Resources
THIS MONTH
  • Next time you’re cleaning up and clearing out, consider giving to Kuriakos!
  • Kuriakos maintains a list of suggested items that would benefit our facilities, programs, and staff. Other items will be gratefully considered.
  • We can provide a gift receipt for the fair market value.
  • Donating blood is a wonderful way to support our broader community.
  • Each year, the Kuriakos team commits to donating a certain number of units (this year, our goal was 15 units… which we have far exceeded!)
  • We currently have 15 team members, who have donated 41 units this year.
  • Find info on our website, or sign up with Kuriakos at blood.ca/PFL
  • Fall Retreat is November 26-28. Winter Retreat is February 4-6.
  • Bring your confirmation students or youth group for a weekend of time set apart for community.
  • First Sunday of the month, 7-8pm
  • Join us for worship and song… or share a favourite song with us!
Online Bible Studies
Kuriakos has partnered with ministry leaders across the Church to offer study and conversation series. Each series is 4-5 sessions, with guest lectures and interactive opportunities for learning in community.
  • November - Spirituality and Trauma with Pastora Fran Schmidt
  • December - Christmas in El Salvador with Rev. Brian Rude

REMINDERS
Host a Camp Sunday!
  • Our staff would be honoured to join your congregation for a “Camp Sunday” in support of our partnership in ministry.
  • We can help with songs, liturgy, camp messages, etc.
  • You can also access a recorded service on our website.

As always, we’re happy to host volunteers as well. We can always find projects with our property or programs. Thanks for your help in this community.
 
November 2021 Resources
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