Good Friday Worship Service
Apr
19
10:30 AM10:30

Good Friday Worship Service

GOOD FRIDAY

“The crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary”

Join us, each Sunday throughout the remainder of Lent. Join us for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services and make a commitment to engage in the full experience, so that the joy of Easter may profoundly fill your spirit this year.

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Lenten Study
Apr
18
9:30 AM09:30

Lenten Study

A weekly Lenten Study, “Everyday Skeptics” by Alydia Smith, will be held Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:30am at the Church. It focuses on the words of the prophets, who often faced a skeptical reception. All are welcome.

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Lenten Study
Apr
18
9:30 AM09:30

Lenten Study

A weekly Lenten Study, “Everyday Skeptics” by Alydia Smith, will be held Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:30am at the Church. It focuses on the words of the prophets, who often faced a skeptical reception. All are welcome.

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Palm Sunday and Membership Sunday
Apr
14
10:30 AM10:30

Palm Sunday and Membership Sunday

PALM SUNDAY

Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem

MEMBERSHIP SUNDAY

Are you interested in joining the membership of Bridgewater United Church? On Sunday, April 14th, we will be welcoming new members by Baptism, Confirmation or by Transfer of Membership from another congregation. Please contact the Church Office at (902) 543-4833 for more information.

FOOD BANK SUNDAY

Donations of non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the Bridgewater Inter-Church Food Bank are greatly appreciated throughout the month. The Food Bank has highlighted monthly needs, but donations are not limited to them. For April, there is a request for Kraft Dinner and Canned Tomatoes (798ml) and lunchbox items.

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A Service of Celebration for Marguerite Viola Zwicker
Apr
12
2:00 PM14:00

A Service of Celebration for Marguerite Viola Zwicker

A Service of Celebration will be held at Bridgewater United Church on Friday April 12th at 2:00pm. Please hold Marguerite’s sons, Derek (Kim) and Martin (Elizabeth Hines), in your thoughts and prayers.Reception to follow.

Zwicker, Marguerite Viola - Age 85, Bridgewater, passed away peacefully in the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, on Friday, April 5, 2019. Born in Middlewood on July 14, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Helen (Naas) Weagle.

Marguerite will be Sadly missed by all who knew her. Her greatest joy was being with her family and she was very proud of her boys and grandchildren. A kind and caring person, she loved gardening, cooking and being surrounded by family and friends. She trained at the Grace Maternity Hospital and enjoyed a rewarding 33year career as a labour and delivery nurse at the Dawson Memorial Hospital. She always loved babies and was thrilled to recently spend time with her new great-grandson. The church was a very central part of life for both her and her husband, Byron. She was a very active member of the Bridgewater United Church, where she taught Sunday School when her children were young. She took a lot of comfort from bible study groups and faithfully served as an elder, provided pastoral care visitations, and contributed to various other church committees. She also enjoyed her time in the kitchen preparing for the various church functions and always looked forward to spending time with her good friends in the UCW.

She is survived by her sons, Derek (Kim), Quispamsis, NB; Martin (Elizabeth Hines), Hamilton, ON; grandchildren, Heather, Ottawa, ON; Jennifer, Grand Bay-Westfield, NB; Charlotte, Hamilton, ON; great grandson, Roman, Ottawa, ON; brother, Carl; nieces and nephews; grand nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Idella Weagle, Alice Zwicker; brothers-in-law, Ross Parnell, Bill Alexander. She is also survived by Olive (Ollie) Silver who has been like a sister since childhood. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Byron in 2002; sisters, Sylvia, Lillian, one in-infancy; brothers, Cyril, one in-infancy.

A visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Sweeney’s Funeral Home, 35 York St, Bridgewater. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 in the Bridgewater United Church, Angela Clifton officiating. Internment following the service at St. James Anglican Church Cemetery in Conquerall Mills. Memorial donations may be made to the Bridgewater United Church Memorial Fund, Health Services Foundation of the South Shore or a charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to acknowledge the care and compassion of the staff of the Medical Floor of the South Shore Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com

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Lenten Study
Apr
11
9:30 AM09:30

Lenten Study

A weekly Lenten Study, “Everyday Skeptics” by Alydia Smith, will be held Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:30am at the Church. It focuses on the words of the prophets, who often faced a skeptical reception. All are welcome.

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B.U.C. Brigade Mission Trip 2020 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Apr
10
4:30 PM16:30

B.U.C. Brigade Mission Trip 2020 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

B.U.C. Brigade Mission Trip 2020 will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at Pizza Delight on April 10th. Tickets are $15 for all-you-can-eat Spaghetti, Caesar Salad, Garlic Cheese Fingers, Pop, Tea, or Coffee. Sittings at 4:30pm, 5:30pm and 6:30pm. Take Out is available. Vegetarian sauce available. Tickets will be for sale at the Church Office as well as at Church on March 31st and April 7th. Thanks for your support.

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Celebration of Life for Flora Eleanor Bell
Apr
4
2:00 PM14:00

Celebration of Life for Flora Eleanor Bell

It is with sadness that we tell you that Flora Eleanor Bell, age 95, passed away on March 29th. Please hold her son, William, in your thoughts and prayers. A Celebration of Life for Flora will be held on Thursday, April 4th at 2:00pm at Bridgewater United Church.

BELL (VEINOTTE), Flora Eleanor - Age 95, of Hebbville, formerly of Wileville, passed away on March 29, 2019 at the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Maitland, Lunenburg County, she was the daughter of the late Jason and Eunice (Eikle) Veinotte.

Flora simply loved life. She will be remembered for the positive energy she radiated to everyone around her. Talk with her, smile with her and then laugh with her. Flora is survived by her eldest son, William Bell, Long Beach, California; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence in 1987 and son, Brian in 2003. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was also predeceased by her stepfather, Elias Ernst; sisters, Edith Veinotte, Marjorie Joudrey, Verlie Barry and Mary Meisner; brothers, Franklin Veinotte and Scott (Hazel) Robar.

There will be no visitation by request and a Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in the Bridgewater United Church, Bridgewater, Angela Clifton officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Flora can be made to Hillside Pines-Bell’s Courtyard or South Shore Regional Hospital/The Rose Fund.

Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York St., Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com

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Lenten Study
Apr
4
9:30 AM09:30

Lenten Study

A weekly Lenten Study, “Everyday Skeptics” by Alydia Smith, will be held Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:30am at the Church. It focuses on the words of the prophets, who often faced a skeptical reception. All are welcome.

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3rd Bridgewater Scouting Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Apr
1
4:30 PM16:30

3rd Bridgewater Scouting Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

3rd Bridgewater Scouts will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at Pizza Delight on April 1st to raise money for the Atlantic Jamboree in July 2020. Tickets are $15 for all-you-can-eat Spaghetti, Caesar Salad, Garlic Cheese Fingers, Pop, Tea, or Coffee. Sittings at 4:30pm, 5:30pm and 6:30pm. Take Out is available. Vegetarian sauce available. Tickets available by calling Gwen at (902) 543-6954 or Tobi at (902) 685-2798.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry
Mar
17
2:00 PM14:00

Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry gathers together in fellowship to knit prayer shawls. Prayers shawls are available to be distributed to anyone in the community who might be in need of comfort and prayer. Prayer shawls are also given as a gift to those who are baptized as a reminder of the prayers that the congregation offers to them as they grow in faith. For more information please contact Angela Clifton at (902) 527-2739 or by email at aclifton@eastlink.ca. All are welcome to join us for this time of knitting and fellowship.

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Student Care Boxes Donations Are Due
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Student Care Boxes Donations Are Due

We welcome donations of “mail-able” treats - granola bars, individual hot chocolate, cereal bars, Mr. Noodles, $5 Tim Horton Gift Card (or $5 can be placed in the piggy bank,) gum, microwavable popcorn, individual snack crackers, individual candy such as Life Savers or Skittles, Rice Krispie Squares, Homemade Cookies and cash for postage.

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