Canadian Family Civic Weekend (2.0)

join us for a weekend of fun and fellowship!


Beginning August 3rd, the Mississauga congregation will be hosting our 2nd annual Canadian Family Civic Weekend (CFCW). This weekend will provide ample opportunity to grow in brotherly love as we enjoy a picnic, seminar, talent show, Medieval Times adventure and a chance to apply Philippians 4:8 as we visit the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 3rd
12:00 PM Medieval Times
8:00 PM Bible Study
Saturday, August 4th
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Brunch
2:30 PM Sabbath Services
5:00 PM Potluck Dinner
7:00 PM Bible Study
Sunday, August 5th
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Picnic
4:00 PM Seminar
5:30 PM Dinner / Talent Show
Monday, August 6th
10:30 AM Royal Botanical Garden Trail

Location

The activities for the weekend will be centered around Mississauga, Ontario. Mississauga is home to the Canadian Regional Office for the Living Church of God. Activities will also occur in Toronto (approximately 30 minutes from Mississauga) and Burlington (approximately 25 minutes from Mississauga). Guests preferring to fly in for the weekend should note that Pearson International Airport is approximately 20 minutes from the Church Office.

Price

The price for the CFCW is $70 per person. This includes admission to all the activities: Medieval Times, Picnic, Seminar, Dinner/ Talent show, and the Royal Botanical Garden Trail.

accomodations

Residence & Conference Centre – Brampton (Sheridan College Residence)

$79.95/night + HST for the months of July & August.

Each of our suites consists of the following:

·        Private 2 bedrooms: each bedroom consists of 1 double bed, 1 desk and 1 television
·        Kitchenette: equipped with a full sized refrigerator and microwave
·        3 piece washroom
·        Television, wireless internet, parking and local calling are all included
·        Each suite has control over the temperature in the unit

Guest can call 905-874-4393 ext. 0 and request a room under the Group Name – Living Church of God to qualify for the group rate.

Contact

For additional information or questions about the weekend, please contact Timothy Dranov at tdranov@lcgcanada.org

We will be taking a journey to a time of chivalry and contests, with elegant equestrian displays and sportsmanship. There will be Jousting, Falconry, many different games and combat.  We will have a fantastic meal of tomato bisque, chicken, potato, corn, and dessert (minus utensils). So come join us as we cheer and have an enjoyable time.

Sabbath brunch

This activity is a great chance for everyone to get together and fellowship. No matter if you already have a large group or are by yourself, there should always be someone to brunch with. How this activity works is very simple.  We have listed 5 different restaurant suggestion for brunch that are nearby.  Choose a restaurant and meet up with brethren for brunch. Food costs for brunch are not included in the $70 fee.

  1. Bobby’s Hideaway
  2. Skyway Jack’s
  3. Bukamaranga Bean & Bagel Co
  4. Sunset Grill
  5. Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch

Sabbath services

Sabbath services will be held at the Vic Johnston Arena at 2:30. This will be followed by a potluck dinner and 7:00pm Bible Study.

church picnic

Join us for our annual Mississauga Picnic which will be held at the Streetsville Memorial Park.  There will be food, games, laughter, and fellowship.

seminar

This year’s seminar will be different from the previous CFCW. Instead of several smaller seminars, we will all join together for this opportunity to grow as Christians.

dinner / talent show

Sunday evening will feature a fantastic meal at the Streetsville Royal Legion Branch #139. Gluten free options will be available. After the meal, we will enjoy a Talent show with many wonderful acts including singing, musical instruments, a choir and more. If you would like to be a part of the Talent show, please contact Tim Dranov.

royal botanical garden trail

Conclude the weekend with a calm and enjoyable walk through the Royal Botanical Garden Trail. This beautiful trail will provide ample opportunity to apply Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy-meditate on these things.”

Feel free to arrive and leave as your travel needs dictate. There is also an Arboretum on site for those interested.

CFCW 2017 – Recap

Click here to view the Canuck Quarterly feature on last year’s Canadian Family Civic Weekend.