Saturday, January 8, 2011

Week January 9 to 15, 2011

Week of January 9 to 15, 2010

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The First Sunday after Epiphany.
Join us a as community to worship and proclaim an
inclusive and transforming Gospel.
See you on Sunday @ 10:30 am.

Here is some news to share with you:

JANUARY 9th @ 10:30 AM
The First Sunday after Epiphany &
The Baptism of the Lord.
Father Maurice
Homilist: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Brian Beech
Sidepeople for January:
David Borsa & Ken Fraser
Chancel Guild:
Margaret Lyons
45, 637, 628 & 103

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 & Eucharist Celebration on Wednesday, January 12th @ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Alabama, USA. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: 1 Samuel 3: 1-20; Psalm 40: 1-10 & St. Mark 1: 29-39. We start a new cycle of studies on angelology, called: "And what about angels?". Join us and let us learn a discover the mysteries and ministries of angels.
PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick:
David Gasser, Martinique Francois, Nicholas Tai-Milburn, Maureen Curtin, Eleanor Boehm, Arthur Reid, Arthur Reid, Glen Garbutt, Margaret Sills, Jack & Eleanor Lynch, Patricia Soto, Stephen y Monica Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Jeff Willis, The Bonner Family, Norma Cunliffe & Neil MacLean.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Louis Henry Ferdinand, Nancy Darroch-Heywood, Joe Miguel Flowers and Tanya Moore.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, The Coptic churches in Egypt & people victims of natural disasters, accidents, 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. Jack Lyons, Angelina Scarfo, Tom Bennett, Elisabeth de Chauvigny & Carmal Fraser.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For Max Christian Herriott, and for the babies Ewan and Caelan Barnett-Cowan.

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.
OBITUARY: Jack Lyons, peacefully, passed away on Friday, December 25th, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital. Beloved husband of Margaret. A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, January 18 at 2 pm in our parish. Family and friends will be received for visitation on Monday, January 17 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at Turner & Porter Funeral Home, 2357 Bllor Street West. Please, keep in your prayers and thoughts Margaret and her children and grandchildren.

JAN 08 Christmas undecoration from 9:30 to 11 am
JAN 09 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 10 Meeting at the Diocese from noon to 3 pm
JAN 10 Advisory Board with Dean Philip Hobson @ 8 pm
JAN 11 Clericus meeting @ 11 am
JAN 11 Meeting with Bishop Philip Poole @ 2 pm
JAN 12 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
JAN 13 Meeting at St. James' Cathedral @ noon
JAN 13 Forum # 2 "Future of our Parish" from 7 to 9 pm
JAN 16 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 16 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
JAN 17 Advisory Board (regular format) at 8 pm
JAN 19 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
JAN 19 Corporation Meeting at noon.
JAN 23 Sunday Service & Sunday School at 10:30 am
JAN 23 Ecumenical Te Deum at St. James` at 4:30 am
JAN 26 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
NEXT FORUM: On Thursday, January 13th from 7 to 9 pm you are invited to join us and explore and discuss the future of our parish in our neighbourhood. Please, mark your calendar and plan to attend this important forum.
BIRTHDAYS OF JANUARY: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during January. They are:
JAN 08 Liz Cumberland
JAN 15 Alisha Coroa
JAN 29 Margaret Lyons
JAN 29 Elizabeth Jones.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

ANNIVERSARIES: This month of January, people of our congregation can remember special dates in their lives.
JAN 10 Memorial Anniv. of Sally Ralph
JAN 12 Baptismal Anniv. of Ben Borsa

JAN 10 Williams Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1645
JAN 11 The Holy Innocents (or December 28)
JAN 12 Marguerite Bourgueoys, Educator, 1700
JAN 12 John Horden, Bishop of Moosenee, 1893
JAN 13 Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, Teacher, 367
JAN 15 Richard Meux Benson, Founder of SSJE, 1915
JAN 17 Anthony, Abbot in Egypt, 356
JAN 18 The Confession of Saint Peter the Apostle.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).
JAN 09 Diocese of Aguata, Nigeria
JAN 10 Diocese of Ahoada, Nigeria
JAN 11 Diocese of Aipo Rongo, Papua New Guinea
JAN 12 Diocese of Ajayi Crowther, Nigeria
JAN 13 Diocese of Brisbane, Australia
JAN 14 Diocese of Akure, Nigeria
JAN 16 Diocese of Alabama, USA.
JAN 09 Brian Beech
JAN 16 Harlan Lunn
JAN 23 Radika Fraser
JAN 30 Jean Coldwell
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.
JAN 09 Put your name here
JAN 16 Fr. Maurice for his father
JAN 23
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JAN 30 Put your name here.
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. Look for a partner and share the blessing of offering to other hospitality.
JAN 09 Elizabeth Quinlan & Colleen Milburn
JAN 16
Put your name here
JAN 23 Radika Fraser & Mary Ellen.
JAN 30
Put your name here.

WEEKLY SMILE: A Sunday School teacher asked, `Johnny, do you think Noah didi a lot of fishing when he was on the Ark? "No, 'replied Johnny. 'How could he, with just two worms.'

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Sits at the very back, very tall, quiet and smily, looking to continue studies in US. So, who is our person of January? Let us know during the coffee hour.

CONFIRMATIONS, REAFFIRMATIONS & RECEPTION 2011: Bishop Poole is visiting us on Sunday, February 27 @ 10:30. In this occasion, Bishop Poole will preside over the confirmations, also is the occasion to invite you if you want to reaffirm your confirmation vows and to receive into the Anglican Communion candidates who want to give the formal step to became a member of an Anglican parish. Please, interested people contact Father Maurice. Thanks.
FEB 13 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 20 Baden Powell Sunday
FEB 27 Bishop Poole Visit
MAR 08 Pancake Supper
MAR 09 Ash Wednesday
APR 17 Palm Sunday Service
APR 21 Maundy Thursday
APR 22 Good Friday Service
APR 23 Deanery Great Easter Vigil
APR 24 Easter Day
MAY 08 Mother's Day
JUN 12 Pentecost Service
JUN 19 Father's Day
JUL 21 Summer BBQ
SEP 11 Roast Corn Festival
SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 06 Remembrace Sunday
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
DEC 25 Christmas Pageant.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am and our Study & Morning Prayer on Wednesdays @ 10 am.

See you around. Chanel your gifts and talents with us!


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