Sunday, April 5, 2009

Week of April 5 to 11, 2009

Week of April 5 to 11, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

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

Remember, our final countdown for our centennial is:
245 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

APRIL 5th @ 10:30 PM
Palm Sunday

Presider & Homilist: Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Alan Peters
Sidepersons for April:Marg & Jack Lyons, Kay Karbownik & Tim Emo.
Sunday School: Faces of Easter VI
Sunday School Team: Colleen & Norah.
Readings: Isaiah 50: 4-9a; Psalm 31: 9-16;
Philippians 2: 5-11 & St. Mark 14: 1 - 15: 47.
Hymns: 181, 373, 184 & 182.
Rite: BAS

WEDNESDAY APRIL 8th: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celeberation. We will pray for the Diocese of Nebbi, Uganda. Liturgical Colour: Red. Readings: Isaiah 50: 4-9a; Psalm 70 & St. John 13: 21-32.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Elenor Lynch, Jenny Hussey, Joe Pilot, Regina Jaworsky, Myrtle Morgan, Maureen Curtin, Hilda Adams, Stephen Edwards, Jack Lunn, Herbie Tobis, Martinique Francois, Ruth Johnson, Patsy Herd, Shirley Buckley, Ken Borland, Doreen Pike, & Glen Garbutt.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Frank Jennings, Roy Hocking, Richard MacLean.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad and Chris Astley, serving in Afghanistan.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: William Porter
Our thanksgiving prayer for: All the children and volunteers of our Sunday School.

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THE FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Those wishing to put flowers in the church in memory of loved ones, please contact Rotha Sutherland @ 416-769-4507.
APR 12 Put your name here.
APR 19 Put your name here.
APR 26 Put your name here.

APR 06 Diocese of Natal, South Africa
APR 07 Mission of Navajoland, USA
APR 08 Diocese of Nebbi, Uganda
APR 09 Diocese of Nebaska, USA APR 10 Diocese of Nelson, New Zealand.

APR 09 William Law, Priest & Spiritual Leader, 1761
APR 11 George A. Selwyn, 1st Bishop of New Zealand, 1878.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

APR 05 Palm Sunday Service @ 10:30 am Holy Week start
APR 07 Renewal of Ordination Vows @ St. James' @ 10 am.
APR 08 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
APR 13 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
APR 14 Clericus @ St. Olave's @ 11 am
APR 15 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
APR 19 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am.
APR 22 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
APR 25 Area Ministry Day from 8:30 am to 3 pm
APR 16 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
APR 27 Matrimonial Preparation @ 6 pm
APR 28 Holy Eucharist @ Christie Garden @ 10 am
APR 29 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am.

SUN, APR 05 Palm Sunday @ 10:30 am
WED APR 08 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
THR, APR 09 Maundy Thursday Pot Luck @ 6 pm
THR, APR 09 Maundy Thursday Service @ 8 pm
FRI, APR 10 Good Friday @ 10:30 am
SAT, APR 11 Easter Vigil @ 7 pm at The Redeemer Luth. Ch.
SUN, APR 12 Easter Day @ 10:30 am.

VOLUNTEERS FOR THE WASHING OF THE FEET: We are looking for 4 more volunteers for the Washing of the Feet, for Thursday, April 9th @ 8 pm. Please, sign up on the list posted on the news board. Thank you.

EASTER VIGIL: This year the Deanery Easter Vigil will be held at The Redeemer Lutheran Church, located at 1691 Bloor St. West, next to Joan of Arc R.C. Our church will be involved with two readings and taking part of the liturgy. We need two readers, so mark your calendar for Saturday, April 11 @ 7 pm. Please, bring bells to use them at the end of the vigil.

PASTORAL VISITS DURING OUR CENTENNIAL: During this year, Fr. Maurice wants to visit you at home. A calendar is posted on the news board. Please, sign up for your day of preference. The visits will take place only on Thursdays. You can request also a special blessing of your home or communion. Calendar:
THR. APR 16 Available
THR. APR 23 Available
THR. APR 30 Available
THR. MAY 07 Available
THR. MAY 14 Available

FOODBANK: Non-perishable food, particularly: Stretch gloves, stretch hats, winter scarves, adult size winter boots, adult size winter jackets, men's & women's warm socks, disposable razors, combs, large dish soap, small and large size paper plates, is now being collected (please, no children's toys) for Parroquia San Esteban, All Saints Church (Sherbourne & Dundas East) & Yonge Street Mission. These ministries have established distribution centres.

WHO ARE OUR RECIPIENTS OF OUR OUTREACH?: Each month we will provide information from the places where our outreach helps others. This month: Yonge Street Mission, a Christian and Ecumenical Mission in downtown Toronto, focused on youth and new immigrants. We are helping this mission with food, and clothes for children & adults. For more information, visit:

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Love computers, travelling, the rain from BC, outdoor sports, quiet and sits always at the north side and middle of the pews.More clues next week. So, who is our person of April? Let us know during the coffee hour.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during April. They are:
APR 15 Gordon Leighton
APR 18 Oliver Emo
APR 19 Tanya Moore
APR 19 Jason Hickman
APR 20 Anne Ferrugia
APR 24 Shirley Buckley
APR 25 Claire Kingston
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

COFFEE HOUR: Volunteers needed !!!!!!!!. Help with coffee hour. Please, sign up on the list at the newsboard. Thank you for your time and generosity in sharing a great time as a community parish.
APR 05 David & Ben Borsa
APR 12 Betty Morgan
APR 19 Put your name here
APR 26 Dorothy & Mildred
MAY 04 Put your name here
MAY 11 Put your name here

APR 20 Rob & Gwen Kingston, marriage anniversary.

WEEKLY SMILE: A matter of punctuation: An English professor wrote the words, "Woman without her man is nothing" on the blackboard and direct his students to punctuate it correctly.
The majority of men: wrote: "Woman, without her man, is nothing."
Meanwhile, the majority of women wrote: "Woman! Without her, man is nothing."

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am, Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10:00 am. and during the Holy Week liturgies.

God bless you


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