The Grey Street UNITER

LENT & Easter 2018

Greetings Everyone,

It seems like we just wrapped up Christmas and now we are preparing for the next important season in our church year, Lent and Easter.  This year there are going to be a few changes and we thought it was best to send out an abbreviated version of the Grey Street Uniter as a way of communicating these important dates and events with everyone.

Grey Street is continuing to work with our sister United Churches in our corner of the city.  We are known as the JIGGN Group (Acronym for John Black, Immanuel, Gordon King, Grey Street,North Kildonan).

The JIGGN group is committed to sharing in combined worship/faith journeys and fellowship during the year.  We started with combined summer services in 2017 and we are now moving forward by sharing in Lenten worship and study groups.  Please take the time to read the calendar of events below and prayerfully consider attending one or more of the events.  Lent is about change and new beginning.


Wednesday, February 14

7:00 pm

North Kildonan United Church

174 Pentland St


Maundy Thursday

Thursday Evening March 29

 John Black Memorial, 898 Henderson Hwy

Time to be finalized.

Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter

 Grey Street United Church

            Sunday March 25                      Friday March 30                       Sunday April 1

                  10:30 am                                        10:30 am                                 10:30 am


Lenten Study Groups 

JIGGN Church Event

Study Group (A) – You are invited to join Ken DeLisle at John Black Memorial Church for a series of Bible studies throughout Lent.  The studies will take place Tuesdays at 12:00 noon.  Dates are February 20th, 27th, March 13th, 20th, 27th.

Bring your lunch.  Coffee/tea will be available.

Please call the church office @ 204-661-2579 to indicate your participation

Study Group (B)

Evenings, @ North Kildonan – more details to follow.

If you are interested please call Cathy Welby 204-668-8864 or email for exact dates and times.



“JIGGN” represents the first initial of the five United Churches in Elmwood and the Kildonans (John Black Memorial, Immanuel, Gordon King Memorial, Grey Street and North Kildonan). We have been collaborating since June 2017, finding ways to share our faith and to support each other as we do God’s work.  Each meeting is met with enthusiasm and the willingness to continue to work towards a common goal.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to join in the worship and activities that have been offered up to now, please watch this space each week for coming events.  Consider participating and getting to know our brothers and sisters from our neighboring churches. They are a wonderful group of people.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – Tuesday,  February 13 @ Gordon King – Open Offering

Joint Lenten Study groups, days (John Black) and evenings (North Kildonan) starting in February.

Ash Wednesday – 7:00 pm North Kildonan Church – Wednesday, February 14

Blanket Workshop –  9 am to 4 pm Saturday,  February 24 @ John Black

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of Grey Street United Church – Sunday, March 4



The spring-time Grey Street Garage Sale

Friday May 11th and Saturday May 12, 2018

If you have gently used items (books, CDs, clothing, kitchen items, Knick Knacks, etc) please consider donating them. For more info contact John Sawchuk.