Saturday, September 17, 2011

Week of September 18 to 24, 2011


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

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:

The homily this Sunday is based on
the labourers in the vineyard

SEPTEMBER 18th @ 10:30 AM

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Presider & Homilist: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Alan Peters
Sidepeople for September:
Shirley Buckley & Elizabeth Quinlan
Chancel Guild:
Liz Quinlan & Mary Novak
Hymns: 503, 540, 438 & 567
Rite: BAS

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 Study & Holy Eucharist @ 10 am with the series of studies on Liturgy & Symbolism, followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Red. St Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. We pray for the Diocese of Kampala, Uganda. Readings: 2 Timothy 3: 14-17; Psalm 119: 33-40 & St. Matthew 9: 9-13.

SUNDAY SCHOOL STARTED @ ST.PAUL'S: Bring your children! They need to learn about the Scriptures, the Gospel and Jesus with special emphasis and materials for children. You will be amazed how much they can learn and grow in their spiritual life and faith. Every Sunday @ 10:30 am. Sunday School coordinator: Colleeen Milburn.


Who are you inviting?
Did you know.......
82% of the unchurched are at least somewhat likely to attend church if invited.
4% of formely churched adults are actively looking for a church to attend regularly (other than their previous church).
10% of first time visitors become regulars.
25% of second time visitor become regulars.
45% of third time visitor become regulars.

ADOPT 2 NAMES THIS SUNDAY: After our service at the coffee time, you will find a list with names, address and telephone to contact two people who you would like to invite to St.Paul's. Please, adopt two names. You will receibe a card and practical suggestions that will help you to invite someone to church. Thank you for your involvement.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Gregory Greco, Mick Dorsett, Monica Edwards, Winsibley and Arthur & Beulah Reid.
For those who are sick. Additional Requests this month: Fr. Harold Nahabedian, Dianne Drake, Bill McGee, Lynne Argyle, George & Edith Foreman, Bernice Graham, The Kennedy Family, Brigit Barton, Ruby Rasmussen, Eleine Tan & Phil Parker.
Those who are in need: For the Canadian Forces abroad, victims of accidents, terrorism, fanaticism, and natural disasters. Victims of the famine in Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and South Sudan, and those who still are mourning their beloved after 9/11.
We pray for those who have died: For all those beloved from our congregation, family members, relatives & friends of St.Paul's: Reginald Coutourier, Bill Tymniski, Norma Cunliffe, & Rob Blair.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the chaplains at hospitals & jails in GTA.

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

SEP 18 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
SEP 19 E-book team work meeting.
SEP 20 Clericus Parkdale Deanery meeting @ 1 pm
SEP 21 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
SEP 22 Thursday Study Group start from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
SEP 22 Clericus St.James' Deanery meeting @ 1 pm
SEP 25 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
SEP 26 Pastoral Counselling @ 9:30 am
SEP 28 Wednesday Study & HT @ 10 am
SEP 28 Clericus Toronto West Deanery meeting @ 1 pm
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals @ 10:30 am
OCT 02 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
OCT 05 Wednesday Study & HT @ 10 am
OCT 06 Discussion Group re-start from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
OCT 08 Decoration x Thanksgiving from 9:00 to noon.
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
OCT 10 Thanksgiving Day.

THURSDAY DISCUSSION GROUP: We will re-start on Thursday, October 6th from 7:30 to 8:30 pm sharp. Join us and let us learn and grow together in this journey of faith and spirit. Very inter-active dynamic. We are looking for you!!!

SEP 18 Founders of the Church of Canada
SEP 19 Theodore of Tarsus, Archbp. of Canterbury, 690
SEP 20 John C. Patterson & his companions, Martyrs, 1871
SEP 21 Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
SEP 25 Sergius, Abbot in Moscow, Spiritual Teacher, 1392
SEP 26 Lancelot Andrewers, Bishop of Winchester, 1626
SEP 29 Saint Michael and All Angels
SEP 30 Jerome, Teacher of the Faith, 420.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS: Every first Sunday of October take place the Blessing of the Animals (the closest Sunday to St. Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of the Animals. Invite your friends, neighbours or colleagues to brind their pets to church on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 @ 10:30 am. We love animals at St. Paul's and we love to see them with us while we worship!!!

SEP 18 Diocese of Huron, Canada
SEP 19 Diocese of Hyderabad, Pakistan
SEP 20 Diocese of Ibadan, Nigeria
SEP 21 Diocese of Kampala, Uganda
SEP 22 Diocese of Ibadan North, Nigeria
SEP 23 Diocese of Ibadan South, Nigeria
SEP 24 Diocese of Ibba, Sudan.

SEP 18 Alan Peters
SEP 25 Harlan Lunn
OCT 02 Liz Quinlan
OCT 09 Radika Fraser
OCT 16 Jean Colwell
OCT 23 Margaret Lyons
OCT 30 Harlan Lunn.

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR: Thank you for your support and the beautiful flowers given through the year.
SUN. SEP 18 Put your name here
SUN. SEP 18 Put your name here
SUN. SEP 25 Fr. Maurice x his sister Rosemarie.


SEP 18 David Borsa
SEP 25 Colleen Milburn
OCT 02 Fr. Maurice
OCT 09 Radika Fraser & Kay Karbownik
OCT 16 Put your name here
OCT 23 Put your name here
OCT 30 Fr. Maurice

SEP 20 Jose Coroa
SEP 26 Thomas Tudor
SEP 29 Catherine Hanes.

SEP 22 Marjory Holland, In Memoriam
SEP 29 Fr. Maurice. Deacon's ordination anniversary.

FOOD BANK: Thank you very much to everyone who is supporting our Food Bank that we share with those in need. We are asking to focus more into food and supplies for children (diapers). Please, do not bring peanut butter. Thanks.

HARBOUR CRUISE for HOMELESS YOUTH: Aboard the "Wayward Princess". Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Cockatil Menu, DJ & Cash Bar. To order tickets go to: and click on link or call Debbie at 416-466-0579. Door Prizes - 50/50 Draw. $ 60 p/p. Proceeds to go to Covenant House in loving memory of Pippa and Kieran Barton.

WEEKLY SMILE: "Money isn't everything but it sure keeps you in touch with your children." J. Paul Getty.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Sit at the 3 row pew south side, always smiling and his son is a teen. So, who is our person of September? Let us know during the coffee hour.

SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
OCT 02 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 09 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 06 Remembrance Sunday
NOV 25-26 Diocesan Synod
DEC 18 Christmas Pageant
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service
DEC 25 Christmas Sunday

EPILOGUE: Come and join us. Our Eucharist Sunday Service @ 10:30 am. and on Wednesday Study and HT @ 10 am.

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


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