Friday, February 25, 2011

Week of February 27 to March 5, 2011


Week of February 27 to March 5, 2011
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The Eighth Sunday after Epiphany,
Baden Powell Sunday, Confirmation &
Episcopal Visit of Philip Poole.
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:
FEBRUARY 27th@ 10:30 AM
The Eighth Sunday after Epiphany &
Bishop Philip Poole
Deacon: Father Maurice
Homilist: Bishop Philip Poole
Readers: 75th Old Mill Scouts
Sidepeople for March:
Marg Lyons & Kay Karbownik
Chancel Guild:
Marg Lyons & Cathy Hunt
659, 660, 336, 571, 553 & 314

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.

EPISCOPAL VISIT: Bishop Poole is visiting us this Sunday, February 27 @ 10:30. a.m. In this occasion, Bishop Poole will preside over the confirmation of Dennis and Alice Nganga and the Reaffirmation of Ken Fraser.
BADEN POWELL SERVICE 2011: This year will take place this Sunday, February 27th, same day of Bishop Philip Poole's visit to our parish. Bishop Poole was a scout, tropper leader and akela, so he is happy to celebrate BDP at St. Paul's.
WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Wednesday Study & Eucharist Celebration on Wednesday, March 2nd @ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Bida, Nigeria. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Sirach 36: 1-2, 5-6, 13-17; Psalm 79: 8-13 & St. Mark 10: 32-45. We started a 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 travelling.
For those who are sick:
David Gasser, Maureen Curtin, Eleanor Boehm, Arthur Reid, Glen Garbutt, Margaret Sills, Jack & Eleanor Lynch, Claudio Soto, Stephen y Monica Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Jeff Willis, Norma Cunliffe & Joan Wylie.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Rob Blair, Linda, Samatha Lyons, Dave Hunt, Bernice Graham, Margaret van Sandeer, Jonathan Belden & Nancy Heywood.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, The Coptic churches in Egypt & people victims of accidents, terrorism, fanaticism, and natural disasters.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Agnese Bertero, Pepe Reyes, Jim Crommer, Lauretta Hilton & Barb Oakley.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For Dennis & Alice Nganga on the day of their confirmation and Ken on his Reaffirmation.

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.
FEB 27 Baden Powell Service & Bishop Poole Visit
FEB 27 Confirmations & Reaffirmation.

FEB 27 Wardens Commissioning Service @ 4 pm All Saints Ch.
FEB 28 Capital Campaign Director meeting @ 11 am STC.
FEB 28 Capital Campaign meeting @ 7:30 to 8:00 pm
MAR 01 Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat from 9 am to 3 pm. Orilia.
MAR 02 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 02 Corporation meeting from 12 to 1 pm
MAR 05 Parish Leaders 101 from 8:30 to 3:30 pm @ Dixie North.
MAR 05 World Day of Prayer @ 10 am @ St. James RC Parish.
MAR 06 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 07 Capital Campaign meeting from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 08 Deanery meeting @ 2 pm
MAR 08 Pancake Supper from 5 to 7:30 pm
MAR 09 Ash Wednesday Service @ 10 am
MAR 10 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 13 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:0 am
MAR 14 Capital Campaign meeting from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 14 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
MAR 16 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 17 St. Patrick Day
MAR 20 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 21 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 23 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 24 Discussion Group from 7;30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 27 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 28 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 30 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2011: On Saturday, March 5th, 2011 @ 10 am. Please join us to celebrate this ecumenical initiative around the world. This year it is focused on Chile, a year after a severe earthquake. The service will take place at St. James Roman Catholic Parish, located at 740 Annette Street, former location of our church building. More information, contact Betty Morgan our contact and representative.

BISHOP TERRY BROWN VISITED OUR PARISH: The Rt. Rev'd Terry (R) former bishop in Solomon Island, was very happy to visited us on Sunday, February 20th as a guest preacher. he was impressed with our hospitality and welcoming community.

DISCUSSION GROUP AT ST.PAUL'S: Join us twice a month in a Discussion Groups on Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please, mark your calendars and plan to attend this new space of informal and interactive way to learn about spirituality and religion among many other issues.
Calendar for March:
BIRTHDAYS OF MARCH: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during March:
MAR 02 Bruce Buckley
MAR 07 Radika Fraser
MAR 10 Brian Beech
MAR 10 Carole Hein
MAR 16 David Trim
MAR 22 Alan Peters
MAR 25 Monica Edwards
MAR 25 David Stankiewicz
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

MAR 03 Rob Fraser, Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 03 Jane Schoonmaker, Memorial Anniversary
MAR 30 Emma Borsa, Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 01 David, Bishop in Wales, c. 544
MAR 02 Chad, Bishof of Lichfield, Missionary, 872
MAR 03 John & Charles Wesley, Priests, 1791, 1788
MAR 07 Perpetua, Martyr in Carthage, 202
MAR 08 Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910
MAR 09 Gregory of Nyssa, c. 395
MAR 10 Robert Machray, 1st Primate of Canada, 1904
MAR 17 Patrick, Bishop in Ireland, 461
MAR 18 Cyril of Jerusalem, teacher of the Faith, 386
MAR 19 Saint Joseph of Nazareth
MAR 20 Cuberth, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 687
MAR 21 Thomas Cranmer, Archbp of Canterbury, 1556
MAR 22 Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1711
MAR 23 Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop of Armenia, 332
MAR 25 The Annunciation of the Lord to the BVM
MAR 27 Charles H. Brent, Bishop of the Philippines, 1929
MAR 29 John Keeble, Priest, 1866
MAR 31 John Donne, Priest and Poet, 1631.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).
FEB 27 Diocese of Bendigo, Australia
FEB 28 Diocesis of Benin, Nigeria
MAR 01 Diocese of Bethlehem, Holy Land
MAR 02 Diocese of Bophal, India
MAR 03 Diocese of Bida, Nigeria
MAR 04 Diocese of Birmingham, England
MAR 05 Diocese of Blackburn, England.

HOLY COFFEE & HOLY CHAT: Let us enjoy a good coffee and conversation with Father Maurice. Available on Thursdays only, between 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Let us meet in a cafe close to any subway station.

CULTURAL & MUSIC EVENT COORDINATOR: We are happy to announce that Mr. Alfred Rasmussen will volunteer as Cultural & Music Event Coordinator in our parish. Alfred will have all our support for this meaningful work in our parish and neighbourhood.

EMMA-ART GALLERY: Enjoy the 8 pieces of photography installed at the hallway near to the lounge that Emma Borsa is sharing with us. We congratule Emma for her talents in arts.
FEB 27 Harlan & BPS team
MAR 06 Brian Beech
MAR 13 Harlan Lunn
MAR 20 Colleen Milburn
MAR 27 Marg Lyons.
FEB 27 Kay Karbownick x father Gilbert & husband Ted
MAR 06 Put your name here
MAR 13 Put your name here
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here.
FEB 27 Mary Novak- Coordinates
MAR 06 Radika Fraser & Kay Karbownik
MAR 13 Monica Edwards & Marg Lyons
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here.

Thank you to every one to donated Maxell House coffee's tin of 910 gr. We received almost a dozen after to announce that it was in sale at selected supermarkets. Thank you for your generousity.
WEEKLY SMILE: What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for the job the next day." Phyllis Diller

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 south side pews, it is a snowbird, will returns to church on late March. So, who is our person of March? Let us know during the coffee hour.

MAR 08 Pancake Supper from 5 to 7:30 pm
MAR 09 Ash Wednesday @ 10 am
APR 17 Palm Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 21 Maundy Thursday @ 7:30 pm
APR 22 Good Friday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 23 Deanery Easter Vigil @ 8 pm (Ch. of the Advent)
APR 24 Easter Day @ 10:30 am
MAY 08 Mother's Day
JUN 12 Pentecost Service
JUN 19 Father's Day
JUN 26 Strawberry Social
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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