Saturday, February 19, 2011

week of February 20 to 26, 2011

Week of February 20 to 26, 2011
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The Seventh 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:
FEBRUARY 20th@ 10:30 AM
The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany &
Father Maurice
Bishop Terry Brown
Lay Reader:
Margaret Lyons
Sidepeople for March:
Marg Lyons & Kay Karbownik
Chancel Guild:
Colleen Milburn & Radika Fraser
Hymns: 501, 161, 444 & 399

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, February 23rd @ 10 am. We pray for the Diocese of Bathurst, Australia. Liturgical Colour: Green. Readings: Sirach 4: 11-19; Psalm 119: 161-168 & St. Mark 9: 38-41. We started a 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 travelling.
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, Claudio Soto, Stephen y Monica Edwards, Shirley Buckley, Regina Jawrosky, Jeff Willis, Norma Cunliffe & Joan Wylie.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Rob Blair, Bernice Graham, Pepe Reyes, Margaret van Sandeer, Jonathan Belden, Nancy Heywood & Jose Miguel Flowers.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, The Coptic churches in Egypt & people victims of accidents, terrorism, fanaticism, and natural disasters.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Agnese Bertero Jim Crommer, Lauretta Hilton & Barb Oakley.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the new members appointed and elected at the Vestry Meeting on Sunday, February 13, 2011.
FEB 20 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
FEB 20 Visit of Bishop Terry Brown, Malaitia @ 10:30 am
FEB 21 Family Day. Provincial Holiday
FEB 22 Capital Campaign Team meeting 7:30 to 8 pm
FEB 23 Bible Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am
FEB 23 Ethnic Diocesan Cttee meeting from 5:15 to 8:00 pm
FEB 24 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
FEB 27 Baden Powell Service & Bishop Poole Visit
FEB 27 Confirmations- Re-Affirmations - Receptions
FEB 28 Capital Campaign meeting @ 7:30 to 8:00 pm
MAR 01 Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat from 9 am to 3 pm. Orilia.
BISHOP TERRY BROWN VISITS OUR PARISH: The Rt. Rev'd Terry (retired) was bishop of Solomon Island, and now is working as an academic in Auckland, Bishop Brown is a mentor for Fr. Maurice and this Sunday, February 20th will preach at our 10:30 am Sunday Service.

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 FEBRUARY: We congratulate all our sisters and brothers on their coming birthdays during January. They are:
FEB 20 Maddie Kingston
FEB 23 Rachel Robins.
God bless all of them in this new year of life.

FEBRUARY RAFFLE: During the month of February, we will run a raffle for a very nice basket gift. Be involved and help us to raise money for our parish. Result will be announced the first Sunday of March.
FEB 23 Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr, 156
FEB 24 Lindel Tsen, Bishop of Honan, 1954
FEB 24 Paul Sasaki, Bishop of Tokyo, 1946
FEB 27 George Herbert, Priest and Poet, 1633.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).
FEB 20 Diocese of Barbados, West Indies
FEB 21 Diocese of Barrackpore, India
FEB 22 Diocese of Bath & Wells, England
FEB 23 Diocese of Bathurst, Australia
FEB 24 Diocese of Bauchi, Nigeria
FEB 25 Diocese of Belize, West Indies.

Let us enjoy a good coffee and conversation with Father Maurice. Available on Thursdays only, between 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Let us meet in a cafe close to any subway station.

CULTURAL & MUSIC EVENT COORDINATOR: We are happy to announce that Mr. Alfred Rasmussen will volunteer as Cultural & Music Event Coordinator in our parish. Alfred will have all our support for this meaningful work in our parish and neighbourhood.
EMMA-ART GALLERY: Enjoy the 8 pieces of photography installed at the hallway near to the lounge that Emma Borsa is sharing with us. We congratule Emma for her talents in arts. More photos are coming for new exhibitions at our parish.

FEB 20 Margaret Lyons
FEB 27 Harlan & BPS team.

FEB 20 Father Maurice for his birthday
FEB 27 Put your name here
MAR 06 Put your name here
MAR 13 Put your name here
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here.
FEB 20 Father Maurice
FEB 27 Mary Novak coordinates
MAR 06 Radika Fraser
MAR 13 Put your name here
MAR 20 Put your name here
MAR 27 Put your name here

WEEKLY SMILE: Selected excerpts from "The Gospel of Golf": I"If you think, don't drive. Don't even putt". Dean Martin
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 north side pews, always close a lady of white hair, drive a large car and leave it at the parking on Evans Ave. and a new member of the Chancel Guild. So, who is our person of February? 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 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
JUN 26 Strawberry Social
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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