Saturday, January 15, 2011

Week January 16 to 22, 2011

Week of January 16 to 22, 2010

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

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

Here is some news to share with you:

JANUARY 16th @ 10:30 AM
The Second Sunday after Epiphany &
Father Maurice
Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for January:
David Borsa & Ken Fraser
Chancel Guild:
Liz Quinland & Anne Furrugia
111, 341, 385 & 508

SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, consider taking home the Sunday Leaflet. It can help you review the readings, collect, prayers and news, or you can share it with other parishioners or friends who were not able to attend the Sunday Service. Thank you for your cooperation.
WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Wednesday Study & Eucharist Celebration on Wednesday, January 19th @ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Algoma, Canada. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Hebrews 7: 1-3, 15-17; Psalm 110 & St. Mark 3: 1-6. We start a new cycle of studies on angelology, called: "And what about angels?". Join us and let us learn a discover the mysteries and ministries of angels.
PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are sick: David Gasser, Martinique Francois, Nicholas Tai-Milburn, Maureen Curtin, Eleanor Boehm, Arthur Reid, Glen Garbutt, Margaret Sills, Jack & Eleanor Lynch, Patricia Soto, Stephen y Monica Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Jeff Willis, The Bonner Family, Norma Cunliffe, Neil MacLean & John Wylie.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Claudio Soto, Bob Balir, Nancy Darroch-Heywood, Jose Miguel Flowers and Tanya Moore.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, The Coptic churches in Egypt & people victims of natural disasters, accidents, terrorism or fanaticism.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's. Jack Lyons, Angelina Scarfo, Tom Bennett, Elisabeth de Chauvigny & Carmal Fraser.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the wardens of our parish.

Please, let us keep our prayer list updated by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.
OBITUARY: Jack Lyons, peacefully, passed away on Friday, December 25th, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital. Beloved husband of Margaret. A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, January 18 at 2 pm in our parish. Family and friends will be received for visitation on Monday, January 17 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at Turner & Porter Funeral Home, 2357 Bllor Street West. Please, keep in your prayers and thoughts Margaret and her children and grandchildren.
JAN 16 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 16 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
JAN 17 Advisory Board (regular format) at 8 pm
JAN 18 Memorial Service for Jack Lyons @ 2 pm
JAN 19 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
JAN 19 Corporation Meeting at noon.
JAN 23 Sunday Service & Sunday School at 10:30 am
JAN 23 Ecumenical Te Deum at St. James` at 4:30 am
JAN 24 Centennial Book meeting @ 11 am
JAN 26 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
JAN 27 Capital Campaign meeeting @ 2 pm
JAN 30 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
JAN 31 Centennial Book meeting @ 11 am
FEB 01 Clericus meeting @ 11 am @ St. Hilda's Church
FEB 02 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am.
DISCUSSION GROUP AT ST.PAUL'S: Starting in February, we will have twice a month a Discussion Groups on Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please, mark your calendars and plan to attend this new space of informal and interactive way to learn about spirituality and religion among many other issues.
Calendar for February & March:
BIRTHDAYS OF JANUARY: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during January. They are:
JAN 15 Alisha Coroa
JAN 29 Margaret Lyons
JAN 29 Elizabeth Jones.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.
JAN 17 Anthony, Abbot in Egypt, 356
JAN 18 The Confession of Saint Peter the Apostle
JAN 21 Agnes, Martyr at Rome, 304
JAN 22 Vincent, Deacon and Martyr, 304
JAN 24 Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, 1622
JAN 25 The Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle
JAN 26 Timothy & Titus, Companions of St. Paul
JAN 27 John Chysostom, Bp of Constantinople, 407
JAN 28 Thomas Aquinas, Teacher of Faith, 1274
JAN 30 Charles Stuart, King of England, 1649.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).
JAN 16 Diocese of Alabama, USA
JAN 17 Diocese of Alaska, USA
JAN 18 Diocese of Albany, USA
JAN 19 Diocese of Algoma, Canada
JAN 20 Diocese of All Saints, Kenya
JAN 21 Diocese of Amazon, Brazil
JAN 22 Diocese of Amritsar, India.

JAN 16 Harlan Lunn
JAN 23 Radika Fraser
JAN 30 Jean Coldwell
FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Let us give thanks to God with flowers. The dedication can be for a memorial, a birthday, anniversary, thanksgiving, etc. Always is there a good reason to worship God with the beauty in God's creation.
JAN 16 Christmas Poinsettias by Member of St.Paul's
JAN 23 Fr. Maurice for his father anniversary
JAN 30 Put your name here.
COFFEE HOUR: Help us with coffee hour. Please, sign up on the list at the newsboard. Thank you for your time and generousity in sharing a great time as a community parish. Light refreshments only. Look for a partner and share the blessing of offering to other hospitality.
JAN 16 Betty Morgan
JAN 23 Radika Fraser & Mary Ellen.
JAN 30 Father Maurice
FEB 06 Put your name here
FEB 13 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 20 Put your name here
FEB 27 Bishop Poole visit and Baden Powell Service

A Sunday School teacher said to her children, "We have been learning how powerful kings and queens were in Bible times. But, there is a Higher Power. Can anybody tell me what it is? One child burtled out,'Aces!".

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a new person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's identity: Sits at the very back, very tall, quiet and smily, looking to continue studies in US. So, who is our person of January? Let us know during the coffee hour.

WHAT IS CONFIRMATION: It is the step when a candidate by his/her own initiative want to renew in public his/her baptismal vows when was still a child.
WHAT IS REAFFIRMATION: It is the opportunity for any person who was baptized and confirmed who want to renew in public his/her baptimal vows and confirmation vows.
WHAT IS RECEPTION: For those who were from another faith of Christian denomination and now are Anglicans and want to make more public and official his/her new afiliation.
EPISCOPAL VISIT: Bishop Poole is visiting us on Sunday, February 27 @ 10:30. In this occasion, Bishop Poole will preside over the confirmations, reaffirmation and reception. Please, those who are interested please contact Father Maurice. Thanks.

BADEN POWELL SERVICE 2011: This year will take place on Sunday, February 27th, same day of Bishop Philip Poole's visit to our parish. Bishop Poole was a scout, tropper leader and akela, so he is happy to celebrate BDP at St. Paul's.

FEB 13 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 27 Baden Powell Sunday
FEB 27 Bishop Poole Visit
MAR 08 Pancake Supper
MAR 09 Ash Wednesday
APR 17 Palm Sunday Service
APR 21 Maundy Thursday
APR 22 Good Friday Service
APR 23 Deanery Great Easter Vigil
APR 24 Easter Day
MAY 08 Mother's Day
JUN 12 Pentecost Service
JUN 19 Father's Day
JUL 21 Summer BBQ
SEP 11 Roast Corn Festival
SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 06 Remembrace Sunday
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
DEC 25 Christmas Pageant.

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am and our Study & Morning Prayer on Wednesdays @ 10 am.

See you around. Chanel your gifts and talents with us!



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