Saturday, September 12, 2009

Week September 13 to 19, 2009

Week of September 13 to 19, 2009

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Holy Cross 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:
84 days!!!

Here is some news to share with you:

Bring your children to learn
about the Scriptures!!!
The Sunday School Team
is ready to start and to
teach the Bible in a creative way.

SEPTEMBER 13th @ 10:30 AM
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Presider & Homilist:
Fr. Maurice Francois
Reader: Kay Karbownik
Sidepersons for September:
Marg & Jack Lyons, Kay Karbownik & Tim Emo.
Readings: Numbers 21: 4b-9; Psalm 98: 1-6;
1 Corinthians 1: 18-24 & St. John 3: 13-17.
Hymns: 602, 386, 187 & 537
Rite: BAS

WEDNESDAY SEP 16th: Join us for our Wednesday Study and Holy Eucharist of 10 am. This Wednesday we pray for the Diocese of Southern Ohio, USA. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Romans 10: 14-17; Psalm 111: 1-6 & St. Matthew 28: 16-20.

CYCLE FOR WEDNESDAY STUDIES: We just started with the Book of the Saints of the Anglican Communion. Saints' biographies will be studied from May 20 to September 23rd. The calendar to follow is:
WED. SEP 16 Thomas Aquinas by Brian B.
WED. SEP 23 St. Ambrose by Father Maurice.
You are welcome to join us!

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick. Permanent List: 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, and Ken Borland.
For those who are sick. Requested this month: Carlo 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.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's. Major Yannick Pepin & Corporal Jean-Francois Drouin.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the Sunday School Team and all the children of our parish and neighbourhood.

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

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This week we pray for:
SEP 13 Diocese of Southern Highlands, Tanzania
SEP 14 Diocese of Southern Malawi, Central Africa
SEP 15 Diocese of Upper Shire, Central Africa
SEP 16 Diocese of Southern Nyanza, Kenya
SEP 17 Diocese of Southern Ohio, USA
SEP 18 Diocese of Southern Philippines, Philippines
SEP 19 Diocese of Southern Virginia, USA.

SEP 13 Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, Martyr, 285
SEP 14 Holy Cross Day
SEP 16 Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, c. 430
SEP 18 Founders of the Church of Canada
SEP 19 Theodore of Tarsus, Archbp. of Canterbury, 690.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

SEP 13 Sunday School starts!!!!!
SEP 13 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
SEP 14 Advisory Board @ 8 pm
SEP 16 Study & HE @ 10 am
SEP 17 Centennial Panel @ 8 pm
SEP 19 Chancel Guild Breakfast @ Golden Griddle @ 10 am
SEP 20 Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
SEP 20 Baptism of Joshua & Alisha Coreu
SEP 21-22 Clergy Retreat @ Kempenfeldt
SEP 23 Study & HE @ 10 am
SEP 26 Third Centennial Party. Topic: Globalisation
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
NOV 08 Remembrance Sunday @ 10: 30 am.

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.

THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS: 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.

WHO IS WHO?: 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. They are:
SEP 15 Charlotte Astley
SEP 23 Chris Astley
SEP 29 Catherine Hanes.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

ANNIVERSARIES: Congratulations to those who celelebrates their anniversaries during September.
SEP 29 Fr. Maurice's priest ordination anniversary.

PENNIES TO ST. PAUL'S: 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.

THIRD CENTENNIAL PARTY: News Flash - mark Saturday, September 26th, 2009 in your calendars! Tickets are now available. Adults $ 20; children connected to the parish, free. The party will focus on the period from 1970 to 2009 and the theme will be multi-culturalism & globalization.
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 13 David Borsa
SEP 20 Put your name here
SEP 27 Put your name here.

WEEKLY SMILE: "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." Winston Churchill.

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, Flowers' Convenor and Parish Secretary. 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 LIFTER: 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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