All financial contributions to St. Columba Church to be credited for 2019 must be received by December 31, 2019. The St. Columba Book Club meets on Saturday, January 4, 7:00 p.m., at the home of the Rev. James and Paula Brown, 37 Country Creek Drive, Baden (519-634-5134). The book being discussed this month is Albatross by Terry Fallis. The Christian meditation group meets on Tuesday, January 7 in Iona Hall at 12:15 p.m. The ACW will be packing the bale on Saturday, January 18 starting at 9:30 a.m. If you have any items to contribute, please make sure they are at the church by January 18. The ACW will also need help with the packing. For more information and to volunteer, please see Ann Wilkinson. Waterloo Deanery has commissioned a bus to take us to the Consecration of Bishop Todd Townshend, at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, on January 25. The cost is $20 round- trip, leaving St. George’s of Forest Hill at 10:30 a.m. and arriving at the Cathedral c. 11:45 a.m. for the 12:30 p.m. service. The bus will leave St. Paul’s at 3:00 p.m. for thereturn trip. To reserve your seat, call All Saints, Waterloo, (519) 884-6600.