Thursday, January 26, 2012

Week of January 29 to February 4, 2012


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The Fourth 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:


The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Brian Beech
Sidepeople for January:
Marg Lyons & Kay Karbownik
Chancel Guild:
Betty Morgan & Radika Fraser
Hymns: 486, 450, 500 & 560
Rite: BAS

SUNDAY LEAFLET: Please, take home the New 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 on Wednesday, February 1st @ 10 am. We are in a series of studies on "Challenges from the Scriptures", followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Green. We pray for the Diocese of Mandalay, Burma. Readings: 2 Kings 2: 19-25; Psalm 32: 1-8 & St. Mark 6: 1- 6.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Martinique Francois, Ellein Tan, Ruth Johnson, James Cruikshank, Sarah Hamilton, Marjorie Babb, John Foster, Connie McGee, Jo-Anne Leblanc, Bernice Graham, Alex Boultbee, Jack Lynch, Anne Blok, Judy & Roy Coward, Lynee Argyle, Monica Edwards, & Regina Jarowsky.
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. Chau Sim, Chan Mah, Mah Ting Wong, Michael Li, Cherith Churley, Alan Hartrick, Hillary Afleski, Keegan Melville & Zabrina Rekowski.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the ministry of our Lay Readers.

Please, let us update the list of prayers by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.

JAN 29 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am.
JAN 29 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
FEB 01 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
FEB 01 Hymn Planning @ 11:30 am
FEB 01 Pastoral Counselling @ 3 pm
FEB 01 Pastoral Counselling @ 4:30 pm
FEB 02 Italian Mass @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
FEB 02 Meeting with Bishop Poole @ 2 pm
FEB 05 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
FEB 05 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
FEB 06 Special Advisory Board. Topic: Annual Vestry.
FEB 08 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
FEB 09 Italian Mass @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
FEB 09 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
FEB 12 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
FEB 12 Annual Vestry Meeting from 12 to 1:30 pm
FEB 12 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
FEB 14 Clergy Pre-Lenten Retreat @ 9 am, Aurora
FEB 14 Postulancy Committee @ 12 pm
FEB 15 Wednesday Study & Morning Prayer @ 10 am
FEB 16 Chancel Guild Meeting @ 7:30 pm

ANNUAL VESTRY MEETING: Our Annual Vestry meeting will take place on Sunday, February 12 after the Sunday Service at the lounge. Please, consider to attend. Your involvement is key for your parish. Light lunch & refreshments will be served. Thanks!

THURSDAY DISCUSSION GROUP: 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!!!

JAN 30 Charles Stuart, King of England, 1649
FEB 02 The Presentation of the Lord
FEB 03 Anskar, Bishop in Sweden, 865
FEB 05 Martyrs of Japan, 1596
FEB 09 Hannah G. Coome, Founder of the SSJD, 1921
FEB 14 Cyril & Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs, 869, 885
FEB 15 Thomas Bray, Founder of SPG & SPCK, 1730
FEB 23 Polycarp, Bishop pf Smyrna, Martyr, 156
FEB 24 Lindel Tsen, Bishop of Honan, 1954
FEB 24 Paul Sasaki, Bishop of Tokyo, 1946
FEB 29 George Herbert, Priest & Poet, 1633.
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

JAN 29 Diocese of Malakal, Sudan
JAN 30 Diocese of Manchester, England
JAN 31 Diocese of Mandalay, Burma
FEB 01 Diocese of Manicaland, Central Africa
FEB 02 Diocese of Mara, Tanzania
FEB 03 Diocese of Marathwada, India
FEB 04 Diocese of Maridi, Sudan.

WHAT IS TORONTO WEST DEANERY?: St. Paul's Church, Runnymede belong to Toronto West Deanery at the York-West Area Bishop. Our dean of the deanery is Fr. Philip Hobson who leads the following parishes:
1. St. Hildas' Church
2. St. Chad's Church
3. St. John's Church West
4. St. Paul's Church, Runnymede
5. St. Olave's Church
6. The Church of the Advent
7. The Church of the Good Shepherd
8. St. Martin-in-the-Field.

JAN 29 Brian Beech.

We welcome our brother Mark Richardson as a Lay Reader in our parish. Mark will receive the licence by Bishop Philip Poole. Let us keep Mark in our prayer in the ministry and service as a lay reader.

Please, after you donate flowers to the altar provide your invoice to Shirley Buckley or accumulate them for the end of the year. Thanks.
JAN 29 Melissa & Gavin Diaz x Ada Doman
FEB 05 Put your name here
FEB 12 Kay Karbownik x husband & father.
FEB 19 Put your name here
FEB 26 Put your name here.

For those who wants tax receipts for their donation of flowers at the altar, please provide your invoice to the treasurer Shirley Buckley. Deadline SUN. JAN 29. Thanks.

Bill & Melodie are hosting Coffee Time this Sunday
JAN 29 Melodie & Bill Condlln
FEB 05 Put your name here
FEB 12 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 19 Melissa & Gavin Diaz
FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday

JAN 29 Margaret Lyons
JAN 29 Elizabeth Jones
FEB 02 Martin Jones
FEB 13 Jack Tudor
FEB 23 Rachel Robins

FEB 15 Harvey Scott, Memorial Anniversary

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: Still making your pending decision? There is still time! Please, let us know about your support. You will receive a phone call or letter soon. Thank you for your time and good will to give to your parish.

PROPERTY REPORT: The Property Committee reported that two large pews from the nave were re-located at the hallway of our community centre buiilding. This is a new vignette to keep us update about what is happening with our church building and facilities.

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.

WEEKLY SMILE: "Smle well and often, it makes people wonder what you've been up to." Satchel Paige.

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Play a special instrument twice a year in our parish. Now, sits at the front and sing. So, who is our person of January? Let us know during the coffee hour.

JAN 12 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 21 Pancake Supper
FEB 22 Ash Wednesday
FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday
MAR 03 World Day of Prayer
APR 01 Palm Sunday
APR 05 Maundy Thursday
APR 06 Good Friday
APR 07 Deanery Easter Vigil
APR 08 Easter Day
MAY 06 Mother's Day
MAY 27 Pentecost Sunday
JUN 10 Garden Society Party
JUN 17 Father's Day
JUN 24 Strawberry Social
JUL 01 Canada Day
JUL 19 Summer Parish BBQ
SEP 08 Evans Street Party
SEP 30 Back to Church Sunday
OCT07 The Blessing of the Animals
OCT 07 Thanksgiving Sunday
NOV 11 Remembrance Sunday
DEC 02 St. Paul's Anniversary # 103
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Service

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!


The homily this Sunday is based on
Jesus healing a possesed man.
JANUARY 29th @ 10:30 am

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