Saturday, September 24, 2011

Week September 25 to October 2, 2011


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost &
Back to Church Sunday.
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:

SEPTEMBER 25th @ 10:30 AM

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost &
Back to Church Sunday.
Presider & Homilist: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for September:
Shirley Buckley & Elizabeth Quinlan
Chancel Guild:
Margaret Lyons & Jean Colwell
Hymns: 2, 386, 380 & 565
Rite: BCP

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: Green. We pray for the Diocese of Idaho, USA. Readings: Nehemiah 2: 1-8; Psalm 137: 1-6 & St. Luke 9: 57-62.

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.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Lyne Argyle, Bernice Graham, Kerima Tapia, 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 all those who are visiting us for back to Church Sunday.

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

SEP 25 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
SEP 25 Back to Church Sunday
SEP 25 E-book Team meeting @ 10 am
SEP 28 Wednesday Study & HE @ 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 04 Ecumenical meeting @ 2 pm
OCT 05 Wednesday Study & HE @ 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
OCT 12 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 13 Italian Mass @ St. Mary Magdalene @ 10 am
OCT 13 Postulancy Committee @ 12 pm
OCT 16 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
OCT 17-18 Clergy Retreat at Kempelfeldt
OCT 18 Advisory Board @ 8 pm (Pro-active format)
OCT 19 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
OCT 19 Corporation meeting @ 12 pm
OCT 20 Discussion Group from 7;30 to 8:30 pm.

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 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 25 Diocese of Idah, Nigeria
SEP 26 Diocese of Idaho, USA
SEP 27 Diocese of Ideato, Nigeria
SEP 28 Diocese of Ife, Nigeria
SEP 29 Diocese of Igbomina, Nigeria
SEP 30 Diocese of Ijebu, Nigeria
OCT 01 Diocese of Ijebu North, Nigeria.

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 25 Fr. Maurice x his sister Rosemarie
SUN. OCT 02 Put your name here
SUN. OCT 09 Put your name here
SUN. OCT 16 Put your name here.


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 26 Thomas Tudor
SEP 29 Catherine Hanes
OCT 08 Emma Robins
OCT 09 Colleen Milburn
OCT 13 Arianna Buckley
OCT 13 Isabel Tudor
OCT 20 Kay Karbownik
OCT 23 Beverly Weir
OCT 24 Elizabeth Quinlan
OCT 27 Michael Li

SEP 29 Fr. Maurice. Deacon's Ordination Anniversary
OCT 01 Drago Advalovic & Suzanne Dalcourt, Marriage Anniv.
OCT 15 Mary Janrich. Memorial Anniversary
OCT 16 Cliff & Barb Nobel. Marriage Anniversary
OCT 22 Philippa & Kieran Barton. Memorial Anniversary
OCT 26 Clara & Chase Norton, Baptismal 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 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 416-466-0579 end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Door Prizes - 50/50 Draw. $ 60 p/p. Proceeds to go to Covenant House in loving memory of Pippa and Kieran Barton.

WEEKLY SMILE: "If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving isn't for you."

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 Wednesday Study and HT @ 10 am.

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


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