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Scugog – Thank You for an Awesome Summer!

Dear Fairlawn Avenue United Church, I felt apprehensive entering this summer, there was so much uncertainty and anxiety surrounding camps and COVID-19, it was challenging not knowing how it would all work out.   But when I saw the tears and hugs from our LITs...
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Breast Friends – Cancer Support Group

This breast cancer support group meets monthly between September and June at Fairlawn for information sharing, encouragement, fitness ideas, and social connection.

Throughout the pandemic, the meetings have continued online via Zoom.

The group is open to Fairlawn...

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Embrace Action Fund Team Member

The Embrace Action (EA) Fund is looking for a volunteer to join the team!


The EA Fund team meets a few times a year to determine the best method of distributing funds to our EA partners (Red Door Family Shelter, Street Health, Anishnawbe...

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Seminar Summary on Gender and Sexuality 101: A Pride Primer

Fairlawn hosted an online introductory seminar on gender, sexuality, and the 2SLGBTQ+ community on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.

A 101 crash course — an introduction or primer — on the importance of using pronouns, proper terminology, identity and...

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Fairlawn Family Update

Shirley Bush Turns 90!

Fairlawn friends and family of Shirley Bush attended an outdoor, socially distanced gathering, organized by her daughters, to celebrate her 90th birthday this past Tuesday, July 20 at June Rowlands Park.


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Fairlawn Family Update

Siham’s girls, Jana and Judy, have graduated from Gordon A. Brown where they attended grades 6 through 8.

Having their ceremony take place online has allowed us to share in their joy and accomplishments, as when Mary Ellen asked Siham if we could share...

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ES Summer Reading Picks

Your Explore Spirituality Council has some great reading suggestions to inspire, make you think, laugh, cry, and venture into another’s experience.

Fiction and non-fiction, sport to fantasy, these are books that have touched our souls. So choose one or enjoy them all...

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Gibimishkaadimin – Paddling Together for Truth & Reconciliation

Just a little more than one year ago, an exuberant group of nine Indigenous & nine non-Indigenous youth arrived in Toronto for a four-day reunion. They were celebrating the successful completion of an eight-day Temagami adventure in August 2019 called Gibimishkaadimin.

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Summer 2021 Update for Camp Scugog

We are all eager to return to a “new normal”, but Camp is going to look different this year as we continue to deliver programming safely and adapt to provincial guidelines.

As you know, the community we serve are at a greater risk of contracting the...

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How Are You Doing During This Pandemic?

The following are four helpful and reassuring videos by Diane Strickland that describe our response to the pandemic and ways of coping. 

Each video is approx. 15-20 minutes in length.

Diane has been an ordained minister for over thirty years with a long history...

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Holy Week

Lent, Holy Week and the Celebration of Easter

Fairlawn has planned a moving, fulfilling season for Lent, Holy Week and the celebration of Easter. See Greetings for updates.