Today's Word of Life from Mark 10:15 - Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”


Public Service Announcements 


Sunday Night Gospel Concerts at the Foodland Parking Lot in Coboconk every Sunday in July and August begining July 3 until Aug 28. The concerts are being presented by Faith Tabernacle and Trinity Full Gospel Churches and are free for everyone, and there will be a freewill offering. Shows are are 7:00pm. 705 464 2771   


Orillia And District Literary Council is hosting a Roast Beef Dinner And Silent Auction on Thursday September 8.  There are 2 sittings (5 and 6pm) at Moose Lodge, 6 Kitchener Street. All Proceeds will go to ODLC.  ODLC helps adults improve their reading, writing, math, and computer skills in order to cope with everyday life. (705-527-7654)


Grace Baptist Church in Alliston is hosting an event called GriefShare from Sept 8 to Nov 24. The event is meant to help and encourag people who have lost a loved one, spouse, child, family member or friend. The location of the meeting will be given when you register. The cost is $15 and will be Thursdays, 1-3 pm. 705-250-1035 


Westmount Church Women are holding a Quilt Sale Sept 10 at Westmount United Church in Orillia. All profits go to the many expenses of keeping a church viable and will include handmade quilts, wall hangings, quilted items, cushions and other small sewn items. Sale runs from 9 AM - 3 PM. 705-326-5568


The Salvation Army Church in Barrie is hosting a Community Day Sept 10 from 11am - 2pm. It is a free event as they intend to let our community know what we are doing locally and have a fun while doing it. There will be Hot Dogs and Corn, Classic Cars, Bouncy Castle, SonLit musical quartet, Information tables. 705-737-3102 


Ovarian Cancer Canada is holding their Walk of Hope Sept 11 at the Southshore Community Centre in Barrie. It is a free event, but they are looking to raise funds and awareness for families going through ovarian cancer. The walk will run form 8:30am - 12pm, and is open to everyone. They are also looking for those interested in volunteering or joining the committee. 705-716-9183 


Ovarian Cancer Canada is hosting Walk of Hope 2016 at Southshore Centre in Barrie Sept 11. There are various walk lengths as they look to raise funds and awareness. Registration for the walk will begin at 8:30am. 705-716-9183  


The Canadian Diabetes Association is hosting a Diabetes Info Night at Grace United Church Sept 13. It is a free event, and will run from 7:00pm-8:30pm. It is meant to provide education to those in the community with diabetes or those who's loved ones are living with diabetes. (705) 737-3611 


First Christian Reformed Church of Barrie is hosting a Beth Moore Simulcast Sept 17. All women are invited to attend, $15.00 includes box lunch and tickets can be purchased online The simulcast will run from 10:30- 5:15. 705-734-9166  


Women & Children's Shelter of Barrie is hosting Walk a Mile in Her Shoes at Heritage Park Sept 17. It is a free event, but they are accepting donations as they look to raise money to support the shelter operational costs. The walk will begin at 11am. 705-792-2188


St. Athanasius in Orillia is hosting a Rummage Sale Sept 17 from 7 am - 11 am. The sale is being used as a fundraiser and has something for everyone. 705 325 1681 


Terry Fox Run in Barrie is being held Sept 18 at Centennial Park on Lakeshore Drive. There is no minimum donation or entry fee required to take part. Registration Starts at 8am, Run starts about 9am, wraps up around 1pm. 705-735-0551


Sunday September 18  is a Praise And Worship Night at Keswick Christian Church.  The purpose of the night is to unify the Christian community and declare our love for our Lord and for His people.  It will be held at 6:30pm on the third Sunday of every month (905-476-4548)


Omemee Baptist Church presents the Women Of Hope Conference ($25-$30) September 23-25 (21 Sturgeon Road N).  Joanne Goodwin is the guest speaker.  On Sunday September 25, everyone is invited to hear Joanne  speak during the regular Sunday Service.  There will be a light lunch after the service.  (705-931-4299).


Friday September 23 is Hope In Action: Amazon Awakening.  It's an evening with Marcio Garcia, founder of the Evangelical Mission for Assistance to Fisherman (EMAF) in Brazil.  He will share the the incredible journey that God has taken him on from Brazil's coast to now venturing into the interiors of the Amazon sharing the love of Jesus with many of the tribes in the region.  It begins at 7pm at Markham Missionary Church. (905-458-1202).   


Port Elgin Missionary Church will be hosting Pastor Tom Wallace from Journey Church, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Sept 25. It is a free event, and everyone is welcome to attend as it will be a morning of worship with Tom Wallace. Service will begin at 10am. 519-832-5607 


Youth with a MIssion in Bracebridge is celebrating their Grand Opening Sept 26. They are still looking for volunteers to make the home base ready, and they are also accepting donations of cash and goods for the facility. 705-205-3279   


Guthrie Public School in Oro-Medonte is holding a Guthrie Festival of Crafts Nov 19 from 9am-3pm. The event is a fundraiser for the school and will feature over 60 unique and amazing vendors, silent auction, gift basket raffle, bake sale & BBQ lunch. 705-795-9963 


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,


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. All items $2 each.  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 August 20, 2016
1. MercyMe - Dear Younger Me
2. Big Daddy Weave - The Lion And The Lamb
3. for King & Country - Priceless

 For The Week Of August 20, 2016
1. Young & Free - Real Love
2. Manafest - Shine On
3. Family Force 5 - This Is My Year