Today's Word of Life from 2 John 1:6 - And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.


Public Service Announcements 


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   


Justice in The Bible Story Bible Study at St. James Anglican church in Fenelon Falls Oct 20, Oct 27,Nov 3 and Nov 10. The cost is $25 (for series of 4) or pay what you can. The study is meant to bring awareness of how God's justice works in today's world. The sessions will run from 7-9 pm. 705-887-2537


RAY Minstries - Youth Drop-in Centre is hosting their Fundraising Dinner Oct 28 at First Christian Reformed Church in Owen Sound. The dinner is their main fundraiser of the year, and will begin at 6:00 pm. Admission is $15. 519-371-8786 


Arise & Stand Up For God 7 is taking place Oct 28 at Oasis of Hope Church in Barrie. The show will feature local comic Wil Twynstra and guests. Advanced tickets are $10 or $15 each at the door or 2 for $25. All the proceeds are going to Arise Christian Academy. Doors open at 6:30pm and the show begins at 7:00pm. 705-309-4478 


Back of Beyond Equine Centre in Port Sydney is hosting the Fall Wood Bee and luncheon Oct 29. It is free to attend from 9 am to 4 pm and is an attempt to stay ahead of the need for firewood in our uncommon community, we are getting together to cut, stack and deliver firewood for those in need. All welcome. 705-789-1605   


Orillia Community Church is holding a Free Family Movie Night Oct 30 at 6 pm (doors open @ 5:30 pm). They will be featuring the animated new release "ICE AGE COLLISION COURSE"  showing on the big screen of the former downtown Cinema 4. Admission and popcorn are free! All welcome! 705-329-2139


reUnion choir is holding "Some Enchanted Evening" Concert at St. James Anglican Church in Fenelon Falls Nov 4. A free will offering will be taken and will be a a delightful musical evening with yummy refreshments baked by the church ladies. Showtime is at 7pm. 


Artisan Gift and Craft Sale at Valley View Alliance Church in Newmarket Nov 5. It is free to attend and is meant to benefit u-r home safe house for victims of human trafficking in York Region. There will be Handmade Art, Crafts, Baking and Unique Gifts for Sale. The sale will run from 10am-4pm. 905-727-2978  


Faith Evangelical Missionary Church in Wasaga Beach is holding a Silent Auction Nov 5 from 2:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m. It is free to attend and they are looking to raise funds for missionary support. 705-429-2059 


Heritage Community Church in Collingwood is hosting a fundraiser concert Nov 5 at New Life BIC Church. It's a Rythmic & Vibrant Evening of Caribbean Traditional Music with the internationally known Heritage Singers Canada. Cost is $20 and will begin at 7:30pm. 705-445-9689 


Mistletoe Market is being held Nov 5 in Port Perry at 1680 Reach St. The event is meant to raise funds and awareness for the Pregnancy Help Centre of Durham while supporting local artists and vendors. It is free to attend and will run from 9am - 2pm. 905-985-4441


Northwest Barrie United Church is holding their Annual Christmas Market & Country-Style Turkey Dinner Nov 5 from 3-7:30pm. Cost is Family $40 (2 adults, 3 children); Adults $16; Children (6-12) $8; Under 6 Free. 705-734-3700 


New Life Pentecostal Church in Gravenhurst is holding a Christmas Craft Sale Nov 5. It is free to attend and will feature local vendors while raising awareness of our church in the community. The sale will run from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 705-394-8817 


Newmarket Christian Women's Connection is hosting the Sugar Plum Fair at Bethel Reformed Church Nov 9 from 9:15 a.m. - 11:15.a.m. Admission is $6 and is meant to be an Outreach to women. Ethel Wright will be the guest speaker. 


Barrie Women's Connection-Morning Coffee is taking place Nov 9 at the Barrie Legion on St. Vincent. Speakers will include husband and wife Kary and Melody Long in An Unlikely Pair. The event will run from 10-Noon, and the admission is $8. 705-728-5063 


First Baptist Church Orillia is hosting the Toronto Mass Choir Concert Nov 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. Show starts at 7pm. 705-326-3800 


The Rotary Club of Barrie/St. John Ambulance is hosting the 10th running free CPR clinic Nov 12 at Lampman Lane Community Centre in the morning from 9:30am to 11:30am and also in the afternoon from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Anyone interested should pre-register. (705) 726-0991  


Orillia Presbyterian Church is holding a Christmas Bazaar Nov 12 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  Featuring Baking, Crafts, Knitting, Granny's Attic, Toonie Table and Seniors' Table. 705-325-3876


St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is holding an Open House Nov 12 from 2-4pm. The Open House is in honour of  Pastor George Anderson and his wife Audrey. George is retiring from his position as Pastor of St. Andrew's. 705-789-7122 


Solly Family Dentistry in Elmvale is holding a Free Dental Day Nov 18. Registration begins at 7:30am. The event is meant to help those in need of dental care, and as a way of giving back to the community. Participants will be entitled to one free service, extraction, filling or cleaning. 705-322-0155


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 


Northridge Community Church in Aurora is holding a Christmas Market Place Nov 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come and shop the many artisans' exhibits whil the Victorian carolers put you in the modd for Christmas! Enjoy the singing, shopping and a hot drink. 905-895-6276, ext. 202 


St. George's Anglican Church in Barrie is holding their Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar Nov 19 from 9:30  a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and will feature their "famous" meat pies, freshly baked goodies, Jewellery, Books, Christmas decorations, Handmade

knitted items, Gift Baskets and more. 705 726 8121 


KAIROS Canada, Facilitator Rev. Frank Tyrell, is hosting a Blanket Exercise Nov 19 at St. james Anglican church hall in Fenelon Falls. The goal of the exercise is to build understanding about our shared history as Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples in Canada. A freewill offering will be taken, and will get underway at 2pm. 705-887-2537 


Mustard Seed International is hosting We teach.  We love.  They lead. Nov 26 at 3377 Bayview Ave Toronto. It is free to attend as Speaker Paul Richardson, director of Mustard Seed in Indonesia will share how rural Indonesia is being transformed by National misisonary teachers. The seminar begins at 2:00pm. 905-427-5189 


Christmas Bazaar at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Innisfil Nov 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features baked goods; gift baskets; Christmas crafts; knitting and sewing; all-inclusive pass to children’s activity area and more.


The salvation army and running room is hosting the Santa Shuffle Dec 3 in Aurora. They will be collecting donations to salvation army, prizes medals won and lots of fun. in supporting the salvation army. The run will begin at 10am. 2893834484 


The Missions Market is being held Dec 3 in Newmarket at 47 Millard Ave. W from 12-5pm. Free admission with donation to the food bank, or $2.00 at the door. Missions Market is a fundraising event to benefit local and global missionairies as they venture out to do the work that God has called them to! 705-440-3040  


Trek to Bethlehem community organizers in Bala are hosting their 23rd annual trek Dec 3 which starts at the Bala Community Centre. It is a free event the Town of Bala offers this opportunity to recall the true meaning of Christmas and  how it all began 2,000 years ago as an interactive journey. Starts at 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30. 705-762-5663 


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.  


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 


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 Ocotber 22, 2016
1. for King & Country - Priceless
2. Casting Crowns - One Step Away
3. Chris Tomlin - Jesus

 For The Week Of October 22, 2016
1. Tauren Wells - Love Is Action
2. Hollyn - Love With Your Life
3. Skillet - Stars