2018 Picnic – ENGLISH MINISTRY

IT’S HAPPENING THIS SATURDAY, AUG 25 

Willowgrove in Stouffville

Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

 

Looking forward to celebrating summer at our upcoming English Congregation Picnic! In lieu of an overnight retreat this year, we will be spending the day with friends and family and enjoying fun, food and fellowship.

For those who have registered, just a few reminders about this Saturday:  

 

General information: 

  • Please register at 9:45 a.m. at the Dining Hall (#5 on the Willowgrove map)  
  • Address: 11737 McCowan Road, Stouffville, (905) 640-2127. 
  • Parking is free
  • The event will take place rain or shine (there are some sheltered areas on location). No refunds will be provided.
  • Children must be supervised by their parent(s)/assigned guardian(s) at all times. No separate childcare is provided.
  • There will be some organized group activities (and prizes!), but also plenty of free-time to enjoy the activities provided by the site.
  • All attendees should respectfully and carefully use the equipment and facilities at Willowgrove.

Food:

  • No nuts should be brought to the picnic. However, the organizers cannot guarantee the food hasn’t been in contact with food allergens. Attendees can bring their own food if concerned about allergies.
  • Feel free to bring your own refillable drink bottles/cups (some bottled water and juice boxes will be available).
  • Lunch: hamburgers, sausages, some hot dogs for kids, snacks, veggies, fruits, desserts

Activities:

  • Be prepared to be outdoors. Consider bringing sunscreen, bug spray, hats, umbrellas, camp chairs, picnic blankets, etc.
  • A swimming pool with a certified lifeguard will be available, however, children must still be supervised by their own parent(s)/assigned guardian(s). There are changerooms, but no showers.
  • Bring your own sports equipment (soccer, baseball, basketball, etc.).
  • See the schedule below for other activities.
  • Take lots of pictures and feel free to share them with us! A link will be shared after the event in another email.

Schedule for the day:

Time

Activity

9:45 a.m. Arrive and register at the Dining Hall (#5 on Willowgrove map)
10:00 Welcome, Announcements, Worship
10:50 Small Group Meet-and-Greet & Prayer
11:20 Large Group Games & Prizes
12:00 Group Photo, Prizes, Lunch
2:00 Free Time to Enjoy Willowgrove Grounds (weather permitting):

–        Wagon ride

–        Prayer labyrinth

–        Animal barn (no feeding)

–        Baseball diamond, soccer field, basketball court

–        Games room & Hayloft

–        Swimming Pool

–        Slip & slide

–        Explore the grounds

4:00 Clean up

 

If you have not received an email notification/confirmation from the planning team, please contact them at SCBCpicnic@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday!