Friday, November 11, 2011

Week November 13 to 19, 2011


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Pentecost Sunday XXII,
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:

The homily of this Sunday is based on
St. Matthew 25: 14-30, The Parable of the Talents.

NOVEMBER 13th @ 10:30 AM

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost,
Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Jean Colwell
Sidepeople for November:
Betty Morgan & Kingsley Iloabachie
Chancel Guild:
Colleen Milburn & Mary Novak
Hymns: 310, 541, 624 & 508
Rite: BCP

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.

POST REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: We want to thank everybody who was involved and helped to have another remarkable Remembrance Sunday Service in our parish. Thank you Marg Lyons for your words related to your trip visiting cemeteries of Canadian soldiers in France, Belgium and England.

WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Study & Holy Eucharist on Wednesday, November 16th @ 10 am. We are starting a new series of studies on "Challenges from the Scriptures", followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Green . We pray for the Lusitanian Church in Portugal. Readings: Exodus 22: 16-31; Psalm 146: 4-9 and St. Matthew 25: 31-40.

WELCOME THOMAS PAUL TANCHAK: Kate and Adrian are proud parents! Thomas Paul Tanchak was born on September 18th, at 1:23 pm at North York General Hospital weighing 6 pounds 12 ounces. Both Kate and Thomas are healthy and doing very well! We’ve adjusted to our new role as parents and over the past few weeks have figured out how to look after Thomas. Thanks to everyone for your prayers and good wishes. Hopefully we’ll see everyone else soon!

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:

For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Ruth Johnson, Melissa Vassel, Maureen Curtin, Tania, Scarlette & Anne Ferrugia, Tim Shields, Marcus Ashleigh, Jacl Lynch & Regina Jarowsky.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Ruby Rasmussen, Edith Forman & Eleonor Lynch.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For Synod delegate, Margaret Lyons, attending synod on Nov 25-26.

Please, let us keep our NEW PRAYER LIST updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

BAKE SALE: We invite you all to attend our Christmas Lunch and Bake Sale at 404 Willard Avenue, Toronto, on Saturday, November 26th, 2011. Time 11:30 am. to 1.30 pm. Mark your calendar!! All contributions welcomed. Join us and invite others!!!

NOV 13 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
NOV 14 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
NOV 15 Ethnic Committee meeting @ 10 am
NOV 16 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
NOV 16 Pastoral Counselling @ 4:30 pm
NOV 17 Italian Mass at 10 am, St. Mary Magdalene
NOV 20 Sunday School & Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
NOV 20 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm, Parroquia San Esteban
NOV 23 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
NOV 24 Italian Mass @ 10 am St.Mary Magdalene
NOV 24 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
NOV 25-26 Diocesan Synod from 9 am to 9 pm
NOV 26 Bake Sale from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
NOV 27 Sunday School & Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
NOV 27 Spanish Mass @ 2 pm Parroquia San Esteban
NOV 29 Postulancy Committee from noon to 3 pm
NOV 30 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am

THURSDAY DISCUSSION GROUP: Join us and let us learn and grow together in this journey of faith and spirit. Very inter-active dynamic. We are looking for you!!!

NOV 14 Samuel Seabury, 1st Anglican Bishop in N.America
NOV 16 Margaret, Queen of Scotland, 1093
NOV 17 Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200
NOV 18 Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680
NOV 19 Elizabeth, Princess of Hungary, 1231
NOV 20 Edmund, King of East Anglia, Martyr, 870
NOV 23 Clement, Bishop of Rome, c. 100
NOV 30 Saint Andrew the Apostle
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

NOV 13 Diocese of Keewatin, Canada
NOV 14 Diocese of Kentucky, USA
NOV 15 Diocese of Khartoum, Sudan
NOV 16 Lusitanian Church of Portugal
NOV 17 Diocese of Kibungo, Rwanda
NOV 18 Diocese of Kigale, Rwanda
NOV 19 Diocese of Kigeme, Rwanda.

NOV 13 Jean Colwell
NOV 20 Margaret Lyons
NOV 27 Radika Fraser

OBITUARY: Ruby Rasmussen, mother of our brother Alfred Rasmussen, passed away on November 11, 2011. Our prayers and support are with the family Rasmussen, relatives and friends. More details about the funeral service will announced shortly.

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Thank you for your support and the beautiful flowers given through the year.
SUN. NOV 13 For Daniel Francois by Fr. Maurice
SUN. NOV 20 For Lou Cowley by Shirley Buckley
SUN. NOV 20 For our parish by Melissa Diaz
SUN. NOV 27 For her mother by Kay Karbownik

NOV 13 Kingsley & Mary Iloabochie
NOV 20 Put your name here
NOV 27 Margaret Lyons & Melissa Diaz

NOV 20 Robert Fraser
NOV 22 Bert Hein
NOV 22 Mary Tudor
NOV 26 Samantha Lyons
NOV 26 Meredith Tudor.

NOV 09 Mary Novak & David Borsa, 27th Marriage Anniv.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: Still making your pending decision? There is still time! Please, let us know about your support. You will receive a phone call or letter soon. Thank you for your time and good will to give to your parish.

THANKSGIVING OFFERING 2011: This year we received $ 1,885 from Thanksgiving Offering 2011 in comparison to $ 3,200 from last year (2010). If you still have the Thanksgiving envelop with you bring it, that will make a major difference to face our expenses as parish. Thank you very much.

PROPERTY REPORT: The Property Committee reported that the floor of the gym was totally repaired and the work of maintenance was done. This is a new vignette to keep us update about what is happeing with our church building and facilities.

FOOD BANK: Thank you very much to everyone who is supporting our Food Bank that we share with those in need. We are asking to focus more into food and supplies for children (diapers). Please, do not bring peanut butter. Thanks.

WEEKLY SMILE: "Outside of the killers, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country." Mayor Marion Barry, Washington DC.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Wlak a dog around the neighbourhood, loves music and has a great good will. So, who is our person of November? Let us know during the coffee hour.

NOV 25-26 Diocesan Synod
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service @ 7 pm
DEC 25 Christmas Sunday @ 10:30 am

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am. and Wednesday Study and HT @ 10 am.

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


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