Saturday, June 20, 2009

week of June 21 to 27, 2009

We welcome Hannah to the Church of God.
Hannah receive the seal of the sacrament
of Baptism.

Week of June 21 to 27, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate Third Sunday after Pentecost. 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:168 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

JUNE 21st @ 10:30 PM
Third Sunday after Pentecost

Presider & Homilist: Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Radika Fraser

Sidepersons for June:
Shirley Buckley, Elizabeth Quinlan & Harlan Lunn.
Sunday School: Picnic
Sunday School Team: Colleen & Marg
Readings: 1 Samuel 17: 58 - 18: 5, 10-16; Psalm 133;
2 Corinthians 6: 1-13 & St. Mark 4: 35-41.
Hymns: 320, 564, 444 & 526.
Rite: BAS for Baptism & HE.

WEDNESDAY JUN 24th: On Wednesday, @ 10 a.m. we invite you to our Studies and Eucharistic Celebration. We will pray for the Diocese of Oxford, England, USA. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Isaiah 40: 1-11; Psalm 85: 7-13 & St. Luke 1: 57-80.

CYCLE FOR WEDNESDAY STUDIES: We just started with the Book of the Saints of the Anglican Communion. 12 saints' biographies will be studied from May 20 to August 5th. The calendar to follow is:
WED. JUN 24 Francis and Claire of Assisi
WED. JUL 01 Anselm
WED. JUL 08 Elizabeth of Hungary
WED. JUL 15 Thomas Cramner
WED. JUL 22 St. Monica
WED. JUL 29 Nicolas Ferrar
WED. AUG 05 St. Hilda.
You are welcome to join us!

Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Paul Gage, Jack Lyons, 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, Barry Grant & Glen Garbutt.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Rotha Sutherland, Joyce Borland, Carol Cocobello, David Trim, Monica Edwards, Gloria Goldsworthy, and Toby Yamamoto.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, the families of the victims of the Air France disaster, and the families of the 45 babies of the fire in Hermosillo, Mexico.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Damien Francois, John Prior, the 228 passagers of the Air France disaster and the 45 babies victims of the fire in Mexico.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For Gabrielle Buckley (Jun 25) & Braden Buckley (Jun 27).

JUN 21 Diocese of Oturkpo, Nigeria
JUN 22 Diocese of Oweri, Nigeria
JUN 23 Diocese of Owo, Nigeria
JUN 24 Diocese of Oxford, England
JUN 25 Diocese of Oyo, Nigeria
JUN 26 Diocese of Panama, Panama
JUN 27 Diocese of Paraguay, Paraguay.

JUN 22 St. Alban, First Martyr of Britain, c. 304
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

JUN 21 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 21 Baptism of Hannah Stankiewicz
JUN 21 Sunday School Picnic
JUN 21 Summer Season starts!
JUN 24 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.
JUN 25 Wedding Rehearsal @ 3 pm
JUN 27 Wedding of Ermias & Hiwett @ 10 am
JUN 28 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUN 28 Patronal Feast of St. Paul
JUN 28 Strawberry Social after the Sunday Service
JUL 01 Study & HE cancelled
JUL 05 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUL 08 Study & HE @ 10 am
JUL 12 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
JUL 15 Study & HE @ 10 am
JUL 23 Summer BBQ. @ church's backyard
AUG 20 Sunday School Meeting @ 7:30 pm
SEP 11 Corn Roast Party @ 5 pm
SEP 20 Back to Church program at diocesan level.
SEP 26 Third Centennial Party. Topic: Globalisation
NOV 08 Remembrance Sunday @ 10: 30 am.

STRAWBERRY SOCIAL: Strawberry Social is on Sunday, June 28th after the service. We are looking for helpers to prepare on Saturday and to set up tables and chairs, and to serve on Sunday. Willing to help? - Contact Elizabeth Quinlan or Rotha Sutherland. $ 6 for adults, $ 3 for children.

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. JUN 25 Available
No pastoral visits during the months of July & August.

FOODBANK: Non-perishable food, clothes and kitchen stuff, beddings & mattresses 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 IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity:
Loves hats and to travel, lives close to St. Paul's. Always sits at the south side and at the middle of the nave of the church. So, who is our person of June? Let us know during the coffee hour.

SUMMER BBQ: Our tradition is to enjoy an annual summer BBQ at St. Paul's. David Borsa and Fr. Maurice are organizing the event and we are inviting all of you to mark your calendars for Thursday, July 23rd starting @ 5 pm. Very soon we will post a list of things that we will need to enjoy this social event. Thank you for your support.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during May and June. They are:
JUN 25 Gabrielle Buckley
JUN 27 Braden Buckley
JUN 28 Win Bourchier
JUL 04 Mildred Leighton
JUL 12 Grace Li
JUL 25 Norma Cunliffe
JUL 26 Jordon Milburn-Tai
JUL 29 Gwen Kingston
JUL 30 Joan Miles
JUL 31 Brendon Milburn-TaiGod 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. Light refreshments only.
JUN 21 Father Maurice
JUN 28 Strawberry Social
JUL 05 Put your name here
JUL 12 Put your name here
JUL 19 Put your name here
JUL 26 Put your name here

JUN 25 Baptismal Anniv. of Brendon Tai-Milburn
JUN 26 Marriage Anniv. of Andrew & Wendy Gardner

WEEKLY SMILE: At Sunday School they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little Johnny seemed especially intent when they told him how Eve was created out of one of Adam's ribs. Later in the week his mother noticed him lying down as though he were ill, and said, "Johnny, what is the matter?" Little Johnny responded, "I have a pain in my side. I think I'm going to have a wife."

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. Instructors: Olga Cardenas & Rene Salinas. At # 6 Trinity Square and push basement button.

PENNIES TO ST.PAUL'S: The Youth Group is organizing a campaign to raise money for our parish. Please, let us know if you want to receive a labelled glass jar to collect your change. If interested contact Mary Novak. Thank you for your support.

CENTENNIAL PARTIES: The Centennial Panel is asking for your feedback (by email, written or verbal) about our centennial activities, especially our second party celebrated on Saturday, May 30th. Please, let us know your comments which will allow us to improve our next events. Thank you.

CORN ROAST PARTY: A special tradition at St. Paul's we will celebrate the Corn Roast party on Friday, September 11 starting @ 5 pm. We are looking for a volunteer-coordinator for this event. Contact Betty Morgan or Rotha Sutherland for more details. Thanks!!!!

GLUTEN FREE BREAD: We have started to offering gluten free bread at communion. Please, let us know any other special request regarding wine and bread at our parish. Thank you.

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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