Social & Community Groups

There is a lot of activity taking place in our Church building during the week as various groups from within and outside the church use our property as a place to meet.  We are always pleased to welcome our neighbours and community members into the church.  Community groups interested in renting our facilities should contact the office at 905-637-2942 or applebyoffice@applebychurch.ca

The Morning Glories

The Morning Glories fellowship group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Parlour from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Typical meetings start with a devotion, followed by a brief business report. We celebrate birthdays and then enjoy an interesting program, while enjoying refreshments and fellowship. The Morning Glories women continue to support and maintain contact with the greater United Church Women through their payment of annual dues to the Halton Presbyterial UCW. All are welcome.

Wednesday Morning Coffee Hour

All are welcome to join us for refreshments and fellowship in the Church Parlour on Wednesdays. This is a very informal gathering.

Cubs and Scouts

15th Strathcona is a “full-service” Scouting Group which meets in Appleby's Church Hall. It runs programs for male and female youth from ages 5-26 using all of Scouts Canada’s five core programs. In total, more than 60 youth are supported by 23 volunteers in achieving Scouts Canada’s mission “to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society”. For more information, contact Don Stewart - Group Commissioner, 15th Strathcona Scouts at scouterdon15@lycos.com

The Quick Brown Fox Creative Writing Classes and Workshops

Workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing teacher for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia, Ontario, to Saint John, New Brunswick.   Several classes are held at Appleby Church.  For details of classes visit http://quick-brown-fox-canada.blogspot.ca/p/brians-schedule.html

Appleby Friends

This is an Appleby Church social group that gets together one Friday each month. While most people are members of Appleby Church, everyone is welcome! Watch News & Announcements for information about upcoming Appleby Friends events.

Bridge and Euchre

Bridge is held on Thursdays, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. A partner is not required and there are usually 12 tables. Come out and have an afternoon of cards and fellowship. It’s friendly and offers many levels of expertise. Tea, coffee and a ‘goodie’ are served each week.

Euchre is held on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Breckon Room. Partners are not required and nine tables are usually available.

East Burlington Seniors Lunches

Working in partnership with four other local churches (Holy Cross Lutheran, Pineland Baptist, St. Elizabeth's Anglican and St. Patrick's Catholic), we provide healthy, nutritious and tasty lunches, as well as an opportunity for fellowship and socialization for seniors in our community. Lunch is served at 12 noon.

2017 Dates: Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 18, May 16, June 20

Muppets Preschool

The Muppets Preschool runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:45  am for children ages 2.5 to 5 years of age (children must be 2.5 by September 1st). Being a co-operative establishment, Muppets is organized and administered by the parents. Under the direction of trained teachers, parents participate in the classroom creating a memorable experience for all.

For information visit muppetspreschool.ca