Saturday, September 25, 2010

Week September 26 to Oct. 02, 2010

Week of September 26 to October 2nd, 2010

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
& Back to Church Sunday.
Join us a as community to worship and proclaim an
inclusive and transforming Gospel.
See you on Sunday @ 10:30 am.
The Sunday's Homily will based on the narrative from the gospel on the Rich Man and Lazarus.
SEPTEMBER 26th @ 10:30 AM
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Father Maurice
Homilist: Father Maurice
Lay Readers: Brian Beech
Sidepeople for September:
Alan Peters & Bev Weir
Chancel Guild:
Betty Morgan & Anne Ferrugia
Hymns: 398, 439, 322 & 455

SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, consider taking home the Sunday Leaflet. It can help you review the readings, collect, prayers and news, or you can share it with other parishioners or friends who were not able to attend the Sunday Service. Thank you for your cooperation.
WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist this Wednesday, September 29th @ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Huron, Canada. Liturgical Colour: White. Readings: Job 9: 1-16; Psalm 88: 10-15 & St. Luke 9: 57-62. We will start a new cycle of studies: "Saints Alive". Come and join us!!! Saints, don't miss them!!!

NEW CYCLE OF STUDIES: On Wednesdays, we will start a cycle of studies "Saints Alive", on the lives of people such Hildegard of Bingen, Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandela, Alban, Olave, John Donne, Cecilia, John Keeble, Francis of Assisi, Deborah, Edward the Confessor & J.H.Newman among many others. Join in this cycle which starts with 101 on Sainthood. Saints, don't miss them!!!
PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick: Nicholas Tau-Milburn, Bishop Michael Bedford-Jones, Maureen Curtin, Tim Shields, Eleanor Boehm, Arthur Reid, Frank Jennings, Arthur Reid, Glen Garbutt, Margaret Sills, Jack & Eleanor Lynch, Stephen Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Ron Nicholson & Jeff Willis.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Maureen Black, Bernice Graham, Ethan Plecash, Doreen Hayashi, Rob Blair, Vanessa, Patricia Soto & Christian Konow.
Those who are in need: Hugo Welte, Orleans Ortiz, the Canadian Forces abroad & people victims of natural disasters, terrorism or fanaticism.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Adriana Penna, Ileen Dudek, Henry Morgan, David Ortiz, Fred Prier & victims of the tourist bus hold-up in the Philippines.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For our wardens, Brian Beech (Rector's Warden) and David Borsa (People's Warden).

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

SEP 25 Clean Up the rectory! Volunteers needed! 10 to 4 pm
SEP 26 Back to Church Sunday
SEP 26 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
SEP 28 Diocesan Ethnic Ministries meeting @ 5:15 pm
SEP 29 Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
SEP 29 Memorial Service @ Grace Hospital @ 3 pm
OCT 02 Chancel Breakfast @ Grenadier in High Park @ 9:30 am
OCT 02 Rectory painting from 10 am to 4 pm
OCT 03 The Blessing of the Animals @ 10:30 am
OCT 03 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
OCT 4-5 Area York West Clergy Retreat @ Kampelfeldt
OCT 04 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
OCT 06 Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
OCT 06 Corporation Meeting @ 12 pm
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Decoration form 9 am to 12ish.
OCT 10 Thanksgiving Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 11 Thanksgiving Day.

THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS: On Sunday, October 3rd @ 10:30 am, the closest to St. Francis of Assisi's day (Oct 4), we will celebrate the The Blessing of the Animals, a thanksgiving to God for the wonderful animal kingdom. Bring your pets if their shy or passed away, bring a pic. Invite your neighbours or friends to bless our great companions, the animals! Take a flier available at the entrance of the church. Help us to promote this special event. Thanks.
RECTORY & ROOMS @ COMMUNITY CENTRE: Our Rectory and some rooms of St. Paul's Community Centre will be on the market to be rented. In order to repair and upgrade both we are inviting you to join us on Sep 25 and/or October 2nd between 10 am to 4 pm. Please, let us know and be in solidarity. Please, sign up the calendar of our newsboard at near the lounge. Thank you!!!!!

We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during September.
SEP 26 Thomas Tudor
SEP 29 Catherine Hanes
OCT 08 Emma Robins
OCT 09 Colleen Milburn
OCT 13 Adrianna Buckley
OCT 13 Isabel Tudor
OCT 20 Kay Karbownik
OCT 23 Beverly Weir
OCT 24 Elizabeth Quinlan
OCT 27 Michael Li.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

ANNIVERSARIES: During October we remember special days for:
OCT 01 Wedding of Suzanne Dalcourt & Drago Avdalovic
OCT 15 Departure of Mary Jamrich
OCT 22 Departure of Philippa & Kieran Barton
OCT 26 Baptism of Clara & Chase Norton
SEP 27 Lancelot Andrewes, Bp. of Winchester, 1626
SEP 29 St. Michael and All Angels
SEP 30 Jerome, Teacher of the Faith, 420
OCT 04 Francis of Assisi, Friar, 1226
OCT 10 Paulinus, 1st Bishop of York, Missionray, 644
OCT 13 Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066
OCT 15 Teresa of Avila, Reformer, 1582
OCT 17 Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr, c.115
OCT 18 St. Luke the Evangelist.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

SEP 26 Brian Beech
OCT 03 Jean Colwell
OCT 10 Margaret Lyons
OCT 17 Radika Fraser
OCT 24 Alan Peters
OCT 31 Brian Beech.
FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Let us give thanks to God with flowers. The dedication can be for a memorial, a birthday, anniversary, thanksgiving, etc. Always is there a good reason to worship God with the beauty in God's creation.
SEP 26 By Fr. Maurice in memory of Rosemarie Francois
OCT 03 Put your name here
OCT 10 Put your name here
OCT 17 Put your name here
OCT 24 Put your name here
OCT 31 Put your name here.
SEP 26 Betty Morgan & Anne Ferrugia
OCT 03 Shirley Buckley & Mary Novak
OCT 10 All set of Saturday, Jean to clear
OCT 17 Margaret Lyons & Radika Fraser.
THANKSGIVING 2010: On Saturday, October 9th from 9:30 am to 12ish, we invite you to clean and decorate for Thanksgiving Service next day. We need fruits & veggies. Thank you for your interest and contribution.

COFFEE HOUR: Help us with coffee hour. Please, sign up on the list at the newsboard. Thank you for your time and generousity in sharing a great time as a community parish. Light refreshments only.
SEP 26 Kingslay Iloabachie
OCT 03 Put your name here
OCT 10 Put your name here
OCT 17 Put your name here.

WEEKLY SMILE: "The trouble with her is that she lacks power of conversation but the power of speech" George Bernard Shaw

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Loves history, collects documents and magazines, sits at the north side of pews and wear glasses. So, who is our person of September? Let us know during the coffee hour.

VISIT OUR BLOG MORE OFTEN: We invite you to visit more often our blog, and click here: It is very easy to use and to read. It is an option to our web page and it is updated very often. Add this blog into your FAVOURITES in your computer. Let us know how we can improve this new channel of contact and communication. Thanks.

OCT 03 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 10 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 07 Remembrance Sunday
DEC 19 Christmas Pageant
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
FEB 13 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 20 Baden Powell Sunday
FEB 27 Bishop Poole Visit
MAR 09 Ash Wednesday
APR 17-24 Holy Week
MAY 03 Mother's Day
JUN 12 Pentecost Service
JUN 19 Father's Day
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
DEC 25 Christmas Pageant.
CENTENNIAL BOOK: Harlan Lunn is leading the project to publish our Centennial Book, that we hope will be ready before Christmas. Colleen Milburn is assisting and thank her for her good will. We are soliciting suggested prayers of thanksgiving for the 100th years of St. Paul's mission and for continued ministry in our second century. Deadline: SEP 21.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am.

God bless you


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