Monday, May 11, 2009

Werk of May 10 to 16, 2009

Week of May 10 to 16, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate Fifth Sunday of Easter.
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:
210 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

MAY 10th @ 10:30 PM
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Kay Karbownik
Sidepersons for May:Alan Peters, Bev Weir & Rotha Sutherland
Sunday School: The Parable of the Good Shepherd
Sunday School Team: Marg & Colleen
Readings: Acts 8: 26-40; Psalm 22: 24-30;
1 John 3: 7-21 & St. John 15" 1-8.
Hymns: 211, 654, 628 & 399.
Rite: BCP

WEDNESDAY MAY 13th: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celebration. We will pray for the Diocese of Northern Carolina, USA. Liturgical Colour: White. Readings: Acts 15: 1-6; Psalm 122 & St. John 15: 1-8.

WELCOME BACK CHRIS ASTLEY: We welcome back Chris Astley, who returned from Kandahar, Afghanistan. We thank God for his safe return to his home, in Barrie, Ontario. Chris is enjoying family time with Sheryl, his wife, and their beautiful daughter, Charlotte.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Elenor Lynch, Jenny Hussey, Regina Jaworsky, Myrtle Morgan, Maureen Curtin, Stephen Edwards, Jack Lunn, Herbie Tobis, Martinique Francois, Ruth & Joel Johnson, Patsy Herd, Shirley Buckley, Ken Borland, Doreen Pike, & Glen Garbutt.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Barry Grant, John Wolf & Monica Edwards.
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: Hilda Adams, Paulos Katapoulos, Olimpia Soussa, Moussa Raffa, Major Michelle Mendes & Trooper Karine Blais.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: Dylan Wood (May 11) & Marjory Babb (May 13).

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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.
MAY 17 Put your name here
MAY 24 Put your name here
MAY 31 Put your name here

MAY 10 Diocese of North Queensland, Australia.
MAY 11 Diocese of North West Australia, Australia
MAY 12 Diocese of Northern Argentina, Argentina
MAY 13 Diocese of Northern Califronia, USA
MAY 14 Diocese of Northern Indiana, USA
MAY 15 Diocese of Northern Luzon, Philippines
MAY 16 Diocese of Northern Malawi, Central Africa.

MAY 12 Florence Nightingale, Nurse & Reformer, 1910
MAY 14 St. Matthias the Apostle.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

MAY 10 Mother's Day
MAY 10 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am

MAY 11 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
MAY 11-17 Nurse National Week
MAY 13 Trinity College Convocation @ 7 pm
MAY 13 Study & HE @ 10 am
MAY 14 Baptismal Prepation of Dylan Wood
MAY 17 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
MAY 18 Victoria Day
MAY 20 Study & HE @ 10 am
MAY 23-24 Doors Open in Toronto 10 am to 5 pm
MAY 24 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
MAY 28-30 Diocesan Synod, Oshawa
MAY 30 Centennial Party # 2. Topic: Travel & Television.
MAY 31 Baptism of Dylan Wood @ 10:30 am
MAY 31 Pentecost Sunday @ 10:30 am

SECOND CENTENNIAL PARTY: Join us and let us have fun in our Second Centennial Party on Saturday, May 30, 2009. Tickets on sale. $ 20. Please contact Betty Morgan. Tickets are limited. The topic of this party is the period between 1940 to 1970.

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. MAY 14 Available
THR. MAY 21 Available
THR. MAY 28 Available

FOODBANK: Non-perishable food, clothes and kitchen stuff 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: Parroquia San Esteban @ The Church of the Holy Trinity. A Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Toronto in downtown. We are supporting them with food, clothes and house equipment since 2003, to help new immigrants to start a new life in Canada.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity:
Lives in the neighbourhood, loves Celtic jewelry, travels often to Eastern Canada, usually sits back, and wears glasses. So, who is our person of May? Let us know during the coffee hour.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during April. They are:
MAY 11 Dylan Wood
MAY 13 Marjory Babb
MAY 31 Arbelle EmoGod bless all of them in this new year of life.

WALKATHON: Today Saturday, May 9th, the 10th Annual Lori's Legacy Walkathon in support of cancer care at St. Joseph's Hospital will take place. Elizabeth Quinlan will be participating in this event. All the best to Liz and everybody who is involved in this walkathon.

NORMA AND HER NEW HELPER: Our sister Norma Cunliffe is away, attending a 3 week full immersion seminary to learn how to live with her new guide dog for visually impeded people. We look forward to welcoming Norma's helper in our church.

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.
MAY 10 Mary Novak
MAY 17 Put your name here
MAY 24 Put your name here
MAY 31 Put your name here

MAY 10 Marriage anniv. of Mary Scarfo & Fr. Maurice
MAY 15 Baptismal anniv. of Marley Bradfield
MAY 15 Baptismal anniv. of Leonard Mathu.

WEEKLY SMILE: Proverbs of the 3rd Millenium:1) Home is where you hang your @. 2) A journey of a thousand sites begings with a sibgle clik. 3) You can't teach a new mouse old clicks. 4) The geeks shall inherit the earth. 5) Too many clicks sppil the borwse. 6) Don't byte off more that you can view. 7) The e-mail of the species is more deadly that the email. 8) The modem is the message. 9) Windows will never cease. 10) Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach him use the Net and he won't bother you ofr weeks.

FREE SALSA LESSON: Every Friday from 6 to 7:30 pm @ The Church of the Holy Trinity - Parroquia San Esteban, in the core of downtown Toronto. Dance therapy in a multicultural ambiance. Great and new music every week. From Merengue to Afro-Jazz dance. Instructor: Olga Cardenas. # 6 Trinity Square and push basment button.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am. and Wednesday Study & Holy Eucharist Celebration @ 10:00 am.
God bless you


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