Mid-August News

Mid-August News

Back-to-School Backpack Drive

  Correction:   In our web post on Thursday, and in the Mailchimp also sent on Thursday, we mis-communicated the information about the Back-to-School Backpack Drive that we were asked to share with the Praise family. The text below, as amended Friday afternoon, is correct.

Our own Sandra Beckles is back this year with her project Back-to-School Backpack Drive for children in Peel Region. These backpacks are filled with school supplies. In the year 2020, she collected and donated more than 450 new backpacks, all filled with school supplies. Please note that backpacks will not be available for pick up in our parking lot on Saturday, August 20, 2022. Sis. Sandra Beckles is seeking volunteers to assist with the preparation of the backpacks, which will be collected by schools in Peel region, and distributed by these schools to children in need. If you wish to join, and offer a helping hand on Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Praise Cathedral Worship Centre, 6785 Millcreek Drive in Mississauga, we would welcome you.

Apologies for the communication error.

Back to School Blessing

  • Sunday August 21, 2022 we will be hosting a Back to School Blessing service;
  • If you are a student, teacher or you work in the educational system, we will be praying for you, for a safe and productive school year.

Regional Appreciation Banquet

The Church of God in Ontario cordially invites one and all to a special appreciation banquet to honour Bishop Dr. Lennox D. Walker, and First Lady Rev. Dorett Walker.

  • Date: Friday September 9;
    Doors open: 6:00 p.m.;
    Start time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
    75 Derry Road West (at Hurontario) in Mississauga;
  • Price: $85 per person;
    Please register by August 31;
  • Tickets: www.cogio.ca, or call (416) 568-9735
Click or tap the picture for a larger version if you wish to use the QR code with your handheld or tablet to register for the banquet.

Installation of Regional Administrative Bishop

Please save the date for the installation of Regional Administrative Bishop, Bishop Ronald and First Lady Marie Binda.

  • Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022
  • Location: Praise Cathedral Worship Centre

 

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