Saturday, September 26, 2009

Week of September 27 to October 3, 2009

Week of September 27 to October 3rd, 2009
Come help us to celebrate our Centennial
1909 - 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost and the
Feast of St. Michael and All Angels.
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:
70 days!!!
Here is some news to share with you:

SEPTEMBER 27th @ 10:30 am
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Harlan Lunn.
Sidepersons for September:
Marg & Jack Lyons, Kay Karbownik & Tim Emo.
Readings: Genesis 28: 10-17; Psalm 103: 19-22;
Revelation 12: 7-12 & St. John 1: 47-51.
Hymns: 272, 325, 320 & 399
Rite: BCP

WEDNESDAY SEP 30th: Join us for our Wednesday Study and Holy Eucharist of 10 am. This Wednesday we pray for the Diocese of St. Edmundsbury & Ipswich, England. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-8; Psalm 119: 105-112 & St. Luke 24: 44-48.

We will start studies on Church History in five parts.
WED. SEP 30 The Apostolic Church
WED. OCT 07 The Patristic Age
WED. OCT 14 The High Middle Age
WED. OCT 21 The Reformations
WED. OCT 28 The Post Conciliar Age.
You are welcome to join us!

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: Glen Garbutt, Eleanor Lynch, Ann Collins, Rotha Sutherland, Norma Cunliffe, David Trim, Julie Shea, Jack Lyons, Myrtle Morgan, Stephen Edwards, Jack Lunn, Martinique Francois, Ruth & Joel Johnson, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jaworskjy, Eleanor Lynch, June Mathhews, Patsy Herd, & Ken Borland.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: John Partlo, Linda Bostwick, Sayed Anand, Carol Cocomello, Ron Nicholson, Katy Lockhart, Gloria Goldsworthy, Olga Kardenski, Norma Short, Toby Yamamoto, Linda Edwards, & Michael Somers.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad & Robert Fraser.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Vida Molammed, Major Yannick Pepin, Corporal Jean-Francois Drouin and Private Jonathan Couturier.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For all those who will accept the invitation of Back to Church..

Please, let us keep our prayer list up dated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

THANKSGIVING SUNDAY: "Donations of fruit, vegetables and non-perishable food is required for the Harvest Thanksgiving Festival. (The church will be open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, to receive your donations.) Help is also needed to pack your donations following the Thanksgiving service."

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SEP 27 Diocese of St. Andrew's Dunkeld, Scotland
SEP 28 Diocese of St. Asaph, Wales
SEP 29 Diocese of St. David's, Wales
SEP 30 Diocese of St. Edmundsbury, England
OCT 01 Diocese of St. Helena, South Africa
OCT 02 Diocese of St. Mark the Evangelist, South Africa
OCT 03 Diocese of Sunyani, West Africa.

SEP 29 Saint Michael and All Angels
SEP 30 Jerome, Teacher of the Faith, 420
OCT 04 Francis of Assisi, Friar, 1226.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

SEP 27 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am Back to Church Day
SEP 27 Back to Church, a program at diocesan level.
SEP 29 Clergy Workshop Screening in Faith. 9 am to 4 pm
SEP 30 Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 01 Sunday School Team meeting @ 7:30 pm
OCT 04 The Blessing of the Animals @ 10:30 am
OCT 04 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 05 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
OCT 06 Clericus Meeting @ St. Martin's @ 11 am
OCT 07 Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 10 Chancel Guild cleaning & decoration for Thanksgiving
OCT 11 Thanksgiving Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 12 Thanksgiving Day
OCT 14 Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 18 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 21 Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 25 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 28 Study & HE @ 10 am
NOV 01 All Saint's Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
NOV 02 Corpration Meeting @ 8 pm
NOV 08 Remembrance Sunday @ 10: 30 am.
NOV 11 Remembrance Day.

BACK TO CHURCH: This is a diocesan program to encourage congregations to invite former parishioners return to your parish. We have special cards to send to those who you know. Please, help us in this campaign. Ask for cards and send then soon. Back to Church Day is on Sunday, September 27th.

As in every year, we invite you to invite others to bring these significant companions of life, your pet(s). Let us give thanks to God for animals and for their mission in life. Let us enjoy and value their love. Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 4th @ 10:30 am.

Each month we will have a new person to discover! Few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Loves to wear red jackets, one of the triplets, always with great company, loves cats, a lovely optimistic personality. So, who is our person of September? Let us know during the coffee hour.

BIRTHDAYS: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during September and October. They are:
SEP 29 Catherine Hanes
OCT 08 Emma Robins
OCT 09 Colleen Milburn
OCT 13 Adrianna Buckley
OCT 18 Liam Mathers
OCT 20 Kay Karbownik
OCT 23 Beverly Weir
OCT 24 Elizabeth Quinlan
OCT 27 Michael Li
OCT 31 Alice Mathu.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

ANNIVERSARIES: Our prayers are with all those who celelebrates their anniversaries during September and October.
SEP 29 Fr. Maurice's priest ordination anniversary
OCT 01 Drago & Suzanne Avdalovic's marriage anniv.
OCT 14 The Quinlan's marriage anniversary
OCT 26 Clara & Chase Norton's baptismal anniversary.

Our prayers and thanksgiving to God for the lives who are in the presence of God.. Our support is with the families.
OCT 15 Mary Jamrich's memorial anniversary
OCT 22 Philippa Barton's memorial anniversary
OCT 22 Kieran Barton's memorial anniversary.

The youth Group is organizing a campaing 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.

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

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.
SEP 27 Centennial Committee @ the Parish Hall
OCT 04 Put your name here.
OCT 11 Put your name here.
OCT 18 Put your name here.

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. OCT 01 Available
THR. OCT 08 Available
THR. OCT 15 Available
THR. OCT 22 Available
THR. OCT 29 Availabe

"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?" Phyllis Diller.

CENTENNIAL DAY: Remember to mark Saturday, December 5th, 2009 in your calendars for the big Centennial Celebration - it's been 100 years in the making!!!

ST. PAUL'S IS LOOKING FOR: We are looking for volunteers for the following roles in our parish: Sunday School volunteers and Flowers' Convenor. Are you interested? Please, contact the wardens ,Betty Morgan or David Borsa, or Father Maurice. Thanks!!!

CHRISTMAS IS COMING: Anyone who likes to support "World Vision" at Christmas time is invited to see Marg Lyons for a 2009 catalogue. This is such an excellent way to give...

NEW LIFT CHAIR: We have a new lift to access our lounge. Thanks to a donation by Austen Beech. The electrical installation will be done soon and we will keep you posted.

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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