Saturday, March 3, 2012

Week March 4 to 10, 2012

Week of March 4th to 10th, 2012

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,
This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Second Sunday in Lent and the
Internacional Day of Women.
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 4th @ 10:30 am
Second Sunday in Lent and the
International Day of Women.
Presider: Father Maurice 
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for March:
Shirley Buckley & Liz Quinlan
Chancel Guild:
Colleen Milburn & Jean Colwell
Hymns: 602, 431, 175 & 537
Rite: BAS

SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, take home the New 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 Study & Morning Prayer Service n Wednesday, March 7th @ 10 am. followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Purple. We pray for the Diocese of Montreal, Canada. Readings: Jeremiah 18: 18-20; Psalm 31: 1-5, 13-16 & St. Matthew 20: 17-28.

POST PANCAKE SUPPER: We are happy to announce that our last Pancake Supper was a success!! 45 adults and 29 children attended. We made a profit of $ 270! Thank you to all volunteers for making that possible!!!

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Bernice Graham, Mimi Rossias, Regina Jarowsky, Ruth Johnson, Martinique Francois, Fr. Gary Botha, Br. Christian Swayne, Fr. Jeff Kennedy & Beulah Alay.
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. Frank Ferrugia & Jackie Wright.

Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the women in leadership especially our female deacons, priests and bishops. 
Please, let us update the list of prayers by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

March 4, Lent 2
Pray forthe Diocesan HIV/AIDS Network, its work to educate congregations and the wider public, and its advocacy on issues affecting people with HIV/AIDS and their families; and for Holy Trinity, Guildwood, its refugee sponsorship project, and its participation in the interfaith Caring Alliance.
March 11, Lent 3
Pray for Holy Trinity, Thornhill,its support of food banks in Richmond Hill, All Saints Kitchen & Clothing Depot, and Eva’s Place, and its parish nurse ministry; and for Holy Trinity, Trinity Square, in Toronto, its advocacy for the homeless, its Refugee Committee and participation in the Sanctuary Coalition, and its support of the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee.

March 18, Lent 4
Pray forthe Housing Advocacy Subcommittee of the Social Justice and Advocacy Committee, its work to educate congregations and the wider public, and its advocacy with government on issues of affordable and supportive housing; and for Ingles House, a high-support group home for young women with substance abuse issues who wish to live in an abstinent environment to progress to co-operative housing before living independently in the community.
March 25, Lent 5
Pray for John Gibson House, a LOFT ministry providing high-support housing to seniors and older adults, including those with serious mental illness and substance abuse problems; and forthe Khanyisa Centre,a drop-in for people with HIV/AIDS and their children in our companion diocese of Grahamstown, South Africa, its chaplaincy services, and skills and nutrition training.

FIRST ADVISORY BOARD 2012: This Monday, March 5th @ 8 p.m. we will held the first Advisory Board with the new elected members. Please, mark your calendar to attend. Thank you for your commitment and love to our parish.

MAR 04 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 05 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
MAR 05 Clericus meeting @ St. John's West @ 11 am
MAR 07 Morning Prayer @ 10 am
MAR 08 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 11 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 14 Morning Prayer @ 10 am
MAR 18 Sunday Service $ Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 21 Wednesday Study & HT @ 10 am
MAR 22 Mass in Italian @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
MAR 22 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 25 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 25 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
MAR 28 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
MAR 29 Mass in Italian @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
MAR 31 Area Workshop 101 from 8:45 am to 3;30 pm.
AREA WORKSHOP 101: The Area Bishop York-Credit Valley will held a Parish Leadership workshop on Saturday, March 31st from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm. at St. Matthew's Church (Islington), 3962 Bloor Street West. Join Bishop Poole, as well as other Anglicans from the Diocese, as we give you the tools you need to effectively do your job as a Parish Leader. Register Now! For more information contact Gina Bearne 416-363-6021 x 223. 

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!!!

MAR 07 Perpetua, Martyr at Carthage, 202
MAR 08 Edward King, Bp. of Lincoln, Educator, 1910
MAR 09 Gregory of Nyssa, c. 395
MAR 10 Robert Machray, 1st Primate of Canada, 1904
MAR 17 Patrick, Missionary Bishop in Ireland, 461
MAR 18 Cyril of Jerusalem, Techer of the Faith, 386
MAR 19 Saint Jospeh of Nazareth
MAR 20 Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 687
MAR 21 Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1556
MAR 22 Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1711
MAR 23 Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop of Armenia, c. 322
MAR 25 The Annunctiation of the Lord to the BVM
MAR 27 Charles Henry Brent, Bp. of the Philippines, 1929
MAR 29 John Keeble, Prist, 1866
MAR 31 John Donne, Priest & Poet, 1631.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

MAR 04 Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya
MAR 05 Diocese of Monmouth, Wales
MAR 06 Diocese of Montana, US
MAR 07 Diocese of Montreal, Canada
MAR 08 Diocese of Moosonee, Canada
MAR 09 Diocese of Moray, Scotland
MAR 10 Diocese of Morogaro, Tanzania.

WHAT IS TORONTO WEST DEANERY?: St. Paul's Church, Runnymede belong to Toronto West Deanery at the York-West Area Bishop. Our dean of the deanery is Fr. Philip Hobson who leads the following parishes:
1. St. Hildas' Church
2. St. Chad's Church
3. St. John's Church West
4. St. Paul's Church, Runnymede
5. St. Olave's Church
6. The Church of the Advent
7. The Church of the Good Shepherd (See above)
8. St. Martin-in-the-Field.

MAR 04 Harlan Lunn
MAR 11 Radika Fraser
MAR 18 Jean Colwell
MAR 25 Radika Fraser

Please, after you donate flowers to the altar provide your invoice to Shirley Buckley or accumulate them for the end of the year. Thanks.
MAR 04 Put your name here
MAR 11 Kay Karbownik x her husband & her father
MAR 19 Family Poliah x Anan Poliah
MAR 26 Put your name here.
MAR 04 Put your name here
MAR 11 Put your name here
MAR 18 Put your name here
MAR 25 Fr. Maurice.

 MAR 07 Radika Fraser
MAR 10 Carole Hein
MAR 10 Brian Beech
MAR 16 David Trim
MAR 22 Alan Peters
MAR 25 Monica Edwards
MAR 25 David Stankiewicz.

MAR 06 James Kahara. Confirmation Anniversary
MAR 07 Myrtle Morgan. Memorial Anniversary
MAR 25 Ramon Calero & Gloria Jimenez. Wedding Ann.
MAR 30 Emma Borsa. Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 30 Stephen Francis & Melissa Parson. Wedd. Ann.

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.

PROPERTY REPORT: The Property Committee reported that new doors will installed at the north entrance (indoors) of the Day Care and a new external door will replace the current one the north entrance to the Community Centre, also a new landing will be built at the furnace room (basement). This is a vignette to keep us update about what is happening 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: Some of my favourite signs. In a maternity: "No children allowed."

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Nice couple, they sit ath south side of the pews and decided to return to St. Paul's after a while. So, who is our person of March? Let us know during the coffee hour.

CENTENNIAL BOOK: Our Centennial Book's launching will be held on Sunday, April 8th after the Easter Sunday Service. A special and brief liturgy will be say to bless and dedicate this great effort to the glory to God. Book will be sale in $ 35 (subside price) and signed by the author, Harlan Lunn. Please, mark this day and plan to buy your copy and other to give for birthdays, anniversaries or keep it until Christmas as a gift.

APR 01 Palm Sunday @ 10:30 am
APR 05 Maundy Thursday @ 7:00 pm
APR 06 Good Friday @ 10:30 am
APR 07 Deanery Easter Vigil. TBC @ 8 pm
APR 08 Easter Day @ 10:30 am
MAY 06 Mother's Day
MAY 27 Pentecost Sunday
JUN 10 Garden Society Party
JUN 17 Father's Day
JUN 24 Strawberry Social
JUL 01 Canada Day
JUL 19 Summer Parish BBQ
SEP 08 Evans Street Party
SEP 30 Back to Church Sunday
OCT07 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 07 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 11 Remembrance Sunday
DEC 02 St. Paul's Anniversary # 103
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am. and our Wednesday Study & Monring Prayer liturgy @ 10 am.

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


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