Public Service Announcements 


Inniswood Baptist Church in Barrie is hosting Journey to Bethlehem Dec 8-10. Enjoy hot chocolate and carols, then step outside and immerse yourself in the Spirit as you follow in the footsteps of Mary and Joseph in this interactive outdoor production featuring over 50 cast members. There will be a freewill offering, and will run from 6pm - 9pm each night.  


Springvale Church in Stouffville is hosting Christmas Cafe Dec 9 and Dec 10. Cost is $8 and is meant to be an evening of captivating stories, live Christmas music and delicious desserts. The event will run from 7-8:45pm both days. 905 887-5651 


4th Annual Kids Christmas Crafts is being held Dec 10 at Stroud Dental in Innisfil. It is a free event from 10am - 1pm and is meant to be a fun morning of Christmas crafts for all ages! Free with a food donation to the Innisfil Food Bank! Everyone is welcome! 705-436-6527


2nd Annual Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long is being held Dec 10 at Collier Street United Church in Barrie starting at 2pm. The event is meant to praise God and be reminded of the beauty of the story of Christmas through beloved carols. There will be a freewill offering taken. 705-726-1511 


First Baptist Church Orillia is hosting the Toronto Mass Choir Concert Dec 11. It is a free show and it will be a night of raising our voices together with an incredible choir singing the praises of our Lord. Doors open at 6:30pm and the show begins at 7pm. 705-326-3800


Community Carol Sing is taking place Dec 11 in Peterborough at the Salvation Army Citidel from 2:30 to 4 PM. A freewill offering is being taken and is meant to Raise Funds for Sal Army Peterborough  Hamper Fund. The Singing and Reading will be done by local personalities.   Choir and Congregation led by Giles Bryant. 705 292 5149  


Westmount Congregation, The United Church of Canada in Orillia will be presenting A Brothers McClurg Christmas Dec 14 at 7pm. The show is meant to be a gathering of community to worship and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Admission is $10 until Oct 31st/ $12.50 starting Nov. 1st/$15 at the door. 705 329 0021 


Jubilance Singers & Orchestra is hosting a Christmas Concert Dec 18 at Keswick Christian Church starting at 6pm. There is no charge, but a freewill offering will be taken. The concert is meant to present our community with the truth of the Christmas message through song. 905-476-4548 


Innisfil Community Church is hosting a free community Christmas Dinner Dec 24 at 6pm. The meal is intended to be for those who otherwise would not have a Christmas dinner, the lonely, those without family, students away from home, seniors, or the needy have access to a special Christmas Dinner. Reservations are being taken until Dec 16. 705-436-1611 


Crossroads Community Church in Shelburne is holding a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Dec 24 starting at 5:30pm. There is no cost and everyone is welcome.  Refreshments to follow service. (519) 939-1453 


St. james Anglican Church in Fenelon Falls is holding the Come-As-You-Are Christmas Pageant Dec 24 starting at 4pm. Cost is a Free will offering and the show will include live animals and costume to make the Nativity story a lived, participatory experience. 705-887-2537 


Blue Mountain Community Church in Thornbury is hosting a free Christmas Dinner Dec 25. They are offering fellowship to anyone who might be alone at Christmas. Appetizers starting at 1:00 and dinner is served at 2:00. 519-599-5570 


Stayner Bible Conference Grounds is inviting everyone out for a Christmas meal Dec 25 for those who have no plans and want some company! The meal begins at 3pm and tickets are available Stayner Home Hardware or Clearview Community Church


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, but will be held on the second Saturday for October and November, Oct 8 and Nov 12th.. maximum price per item is $2, many are less.  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.

 For The Week Of December 3, 2016
1. Chris Tomlin - Jesus
2. Hawk Nelson - Live Like You’re Loved
3. Casting Crowns - One Step Away

 For The Week Of December 3, 2016
1. Britt Nicole - Through Your Eyes
2. tobyMac - Til The Day I Die
3. Group 1 Crew - Burn