June 2017 Newsletter


Sunday, June 4th                Kevin Fitzpatrick

Sunday, June 11th              Evelyn Chambers

Sunday, June 18th              Kevin Fitzpatrick         Communion        Monthly Luncheon

Sunday, June 25th              Debbie Sherwin



The UCW’s next meeting is at Sheila Mitchell’s on Thursday, June 29th @ 1:30 p.m.

The Ladies of Hope, Kinmount, Burnt River and Dalrymple United Churches are invited to the Hope UCW Friendship Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. in the pavilion at the Austin’s Heritage Sawmill Park, Kinmount, Ontario.

Date June 20th at 12:30

Roll Call: Some fact about Canada

Guest Speaker: Rev. Rodney Smith-Merkley

The collection this year has been designated to go to Shannon’s Dream. Bring a chair.



ALS Awareness Month, Brain Injury Awareness Month, Deaf-Blind Awareness Month, and Seniors’ Month



Red is the color of Pentecost.

The Trinity does not explicitly appear in the Bible.

According to the National Household Survey in 2011, 4.3% of the Canadian population identify with an Aboriginal identity.

Saint John-Baptiste Day is an annual statutory holiday and is only observed in the province of Quebec on June 24.

In Sweden, people celebrate the Summer Solstice by eating the first strawberries of the season.




When one has not had a good father, one must create one. – Frederich Wilhelm Nietzsche

You can plan a pretty picnic but you can’t predict the weather. – Andre 3000 (song ‘Ms. Jackson’)

We must make a serious, collective commitment. All of us together—first nations, Métis and Inuit, Canadians who have been here for generations and new Canadians as well—must build a future based on fairness, equality and respect. – Jack Layton, Former leader of the National Democratic Party of Canada

One swallow never made a summer.

When the summer birds take their flight, goes the summer with them.



Saturday,June 3 Kinmount Farmer’s Market 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park.

Sunday, June 4 Pentecost commemorates when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to be with the disciples (Acts 2). Pentecost is a Christian festival that celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit.  The day used to be known as Whitsun, a Christian holiday.

Saturday, June 10 Kinmount Farmer’s Market 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park.

Sunday, June 11 Teddy Bear Picnic & Dedication- Ceremony for the new playground equipment at Austin Sawmill Park. 12 pm. Bring your own picnic lunch. Festivities & refreshments are provided.

Sunday, June 11 Trinity Sunday honors the Holy Trinity and serves as a reminder for all it has done to salvage humanity from its sins. The Holy Trinity is the Christian belief that God consists of three distinct persons – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Saturday, June 17 Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. lower level Kinmount Public Library.

Saturday, June 17 Kinmount Farmer’s Market 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park.

Sunday, June 18 International Picnic Day celebrates gathering together outdoors to eat and enjoy one another’s company, which has traditionally been called Picnic.  The true origin of International Picnic Day is unknown, but can be traced back to the end of the French Revolution and the Victorian Era.

Sunday, June 18 Father’s Day

Wednesday, June 21 Summer Solstice occurs at 12:24 a.m.

Saturday, June 24 Kinmount Farmer’s Market 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park.

Saturday, June 24 Saint John-Baptiste Day                                                                      Saturday, June 24 Midsummer Day: Around the time of the summer solstice, this day was the midpoint of the growing season, halfway between planting and harvest.



Saturday, July 1       Canada Day

Saturday July 1        Strawberry Supper is at the Galway Hall from 4:30-7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 8       Kinmount Highland Games- the UCW is hosting a booth again this year. Any donations of baked goods may be brought to the church on Friday evening (July 7th). Volunteers to help at this booth are needed. Sign up for a shift!