Friday, March 18, 2011

Week March 20 to 26, 2011

Week of March 20 to 26, 2011

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Second Sunday in Lent and
the Festivity of St. Joseph.

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:

MARCH 20th@ 10:30 AM
Second Sunday in Lent &
Festivity of St. Jospeh.
Presider & Homilist:
Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Colleen Milburn
Sidepeople for March:
Alan Peters & Bev Weir
Chancel Guild:
Betty Morgan & Anne Ferrugia
40, 180, 48 & 347


Homily based on the conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus.

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, March 23th@ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of BBunburdy, Australia. Liturgical Colour: Purple. Readings: Jeremiah 18: 18-20; Psalm 31: 1-5, 13-16 & St. Matthew 20: 17-28. We continue the 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: March Break travellers.
For those who are sick: Maureen Curtin, Tim Shileds, 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: Tania Ferrugia, Norma Prior, Kevin Poliah and family, Rob Blair, Linda, Samantha Lyons, Dave Hunt, Bernice Graham, Margaret van Sandeer, Jonathan Belden & Nancy Heywood.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, people victims of the earthquake in Japan, accidents, terrorism, fanaticism, and natural disasters. For all those who have lost their jobs, home and hope, and for Kogura Hirotako, Isaka Kanako, Ishii Kenji y Yamada Shuko.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Adrianne Harris, Anan Poliah and Pepe Reyes.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the College of Bishop of our diocese.

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.
MAR 20 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 21 Diocesan meeting @ 10 am
MAR 21 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 21 Baptismal Preparation @ 8 pm
MAR 22 Ethnic Ministries meeting from 5:15 to 7:30 pm
MAR 23 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
MAR 24 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 25 Deanery meeting @ 12 pm
MAR 27 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 28 Diocesan meeting @ 10 am
MAR 28 Capital Campaign from 7:30 to 8 pm
MAR 28 Baptismal Preparation @ 8 pm
MAR 30 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
ABR 03 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
ABR 11 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
ABR 17 Palm Sunday @ 10:30 am
ABR 21 Maundy Thursday @ 7:30 pm
ABR 22 Good Friday @ 10:30 am
ABR 23 Great Easter Vigil @ Church of the Advent @ 8 pm
ABR 24 Easter Day @ 10:30 am

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-May:

We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during March:
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 19 Saint Joseph of Nazareth (see above)
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).
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: We are happy to announce that after three weeks since we started the diocesan capital campaign, our parish reached 18% of the total goal. We are confident that we will continuing with this nobel initiative. Please, visit the news board outside of the lounge to see complete information about this campaign. On behalf of the diocese and the Archbishop Colin Johnson, thank you!

MAR 20 Diocese of British Columbia, Canada
MAR 21 Diocese of Bujumbura, Burundi
MAR 22 Diocese of Bukavu, Congo
MAR 23 Diocese of Bukedi, Uganda
MAR 24 Diocese of Bunnudry, Australia
MAR 25 Diocese of Bungoma, Kenya.

MAR 20 Colleen Milburn
MAR 27 Marg Lyons.

MAR 20 Father Maurice
MAR 27 Put your name here
APR 03 Monica Edwards & Marg Lyons
APR 10 Put your name here

Why athletic can't have real jobs:
Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's expecting a baby; and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt."

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.
SOLIDARITY WITH JAPAN: Japan Pacific TsunamiPWRDF is taking donations designated for disaster relief in Japan. Give now at CanadaHelps Make a Donation. PWRDF will work with the Anglican Church in Japan, the Anglican Alliance and ACT Alliance to monitor this situation in the coming days and process designated donations for Japan earthquake relief.Donations may be made in the following ways:

Go to Canada Helps and select Japan/Pacific Tsunami.

By Phone For credit card donations contact: Jennifer Brown 416-924-9192 ext. 355; 1-866-308-7973

Please do not send your credit card number by email or fax.

By Mail: Please make cheques payable to PWRDF, Japan/Pacific Tsunami and send to:The Primate's World Relief and Development FundThe Anglican Church of Canada80 Hayden StreetToronto, Ontario M4Y 3G2

PWRDF Donations Contact:

Jennifer Brown 416-924-9192

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PLEASE SIGN TO SAVE THE SEALS: Sign up the form available at the news board to ask the government to stop to commercial seal fishing with the exception of aboriginal people in Canadian fisheries waters. Let us contribute and save the creation of God.
BREAKOUT KINGS: Keep an eye on Sundays @ 10:30 pm at chanel 31 where you will be able to watch the serial TV Breakout Kings. An episode was filmed in our church building.
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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