Palm Sunday: Heritage Hymn Sing with the Arion Male Choir
Are you missing some of your beloved hymns that go right back to your earliest childhood memories? Wonderful tunes like “I Love to Tell the Story”, “Crown Him with Many Crowns”, “Holy, Holy, Holy”, “Blessed Assurance”, “Fairest Lord Jesus”? Here is your chance to be part of a really big hymn sing as we combine our voices with the singing strength of 30 men. Peter Dent, conductor, and Fran Pollet, organ will give us our cues for a rousing sing-along.
March 29th, 2.30pm, Sanctuary. Admission by donation.
Share Your Time and Talents: Volunteer!
This is a great time to get involved with the First†Met community as we have several opportunities available for volunteers. The following areas are in need of your help:
- Inner City Dinner
- Out of the Rain
- Poster & Flyer Design
- Newcomers Welcoming
- Refugee Sponsorship
- Epiphany Explorations 2016
Music Staff Positions at First†Met
First†Metroplitan United Church, a citywide congregation based in downtown Victoria and home of Epiphany Explorations will be seeking new music ministry staff, effective August 1, 2015. The Search Group currently is facilitating a revue of our vision and model for music ministry and related position description(s). Any inquiries in this regard can be sent to email@example.com.
Every year, during Lent, Sunday School Children & Youth choose a project and invite the whole congregation to raise funds for the project. One of the ways to raise money is using the First Met Lenten calendar.
This year Sr. Youth class chose the “Foster Peace Project” in the “gift with vision” booklet for the Mission & Service Fund.
Succession Planning Task Group Final Report
The Succession Planning Task Group Report recommendations have been approved by FMUC council. We extend deep thanks to the members of this task group for their dedication and hard work. You are encouraged to read the report to help give you an understanding of the next phase of our transition. A Transition Task Group has been appointed by council to implement the recommendations in the report. Core members of the TTG are Tammy Lindahl, Liane Clark and Clarice Dillman. Others, internally and externally, will be asked to ask help as resources as the process unfolds.
Final Report Document (Updated February 23)
Spring 2015 Newsletter
Download a copy of our newsletter here.
Emily MacDonald Change of Hours
Emily MacDonald the Parish Nurse\Health and Wellness Advocate, will be changing her half- time hours to full days on Wednesday and Thursday as well as Sunday mornings, starting February 18th. You can contact Emily at 250-388-5188 local 233, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.