Friday, February 24, 2012

Week February 26 to March 3, 2012


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
Second Sunday in Lent &
Baden Powell 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:

FEBRUARY 26th @ 10:30 am
Second Sunday in Lent &
Baden Powell Sunday
Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Scouts & Leaders
Sidepeople for March:
Shirley Buckley & Liz Quinlan
Chancel Guild:
Hymns: Baden Powell Sunday Music
Rite: Te Deum 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 & HT on Wednesday, February 28th @ 10 am. followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Purple. We pray for the Diocese of Minnesota, US. Readings: Isaiah 55: 10-11; Psalm 34: 1-8 & St. Matthew 6: 7-15.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Martinique Francois, Fr. Gary Botha, Br. Christian Swayne, Fr. Jeff Kennedy & Beulah Alay.
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. Frank Ferrugia & Jackie Wright.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the Scouts Movement in the world.
Please, let us update the list of prayers by checking the book at the entrance of the nave. Thanks.


February 26, Lent 1

Pray for Grace Church, Markham, its monthly seniors’ lunch, Santa Sacks program for Moorelands Camp, and support of St. Paul’s, Collins, in northern Ontario; and for Grace Church on-the-Hill, its support of the Churches-on-the-Hill Food Bank, The STOP, and other community outreach ministries.

FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday Service @ 10:30 am
FEB 26 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
FEB 27 Pastoral Counselling @ 3;30 pm
FEB 28 Postulancy Committee @ 12 pm
FEB 29 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
MAR 01 Mass in Italian @ 10 am. St.Mary Magdalene
MAR 01 Postulancy Committee @ 12 pm
MAR 01 Ethnic Ministry Committee @ 3 pm
MAR 03 World Day of Prayer @ 10 am @ St.Olave's Church
MAR 04 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 05 Clericus meeting @ St. John's West @ 11 am
MAR 07 Morning Prayer @ 10 am
MAR 08 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 11 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 14 Morning Prayer @ 10 am
MAR 18 Sunday Service $ Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 21 Wednesday Study & HT @ 10 am
MAR 22 Mass in Italian @ 10 am. St. Mary Magdalene
MAR 22 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
MAR 25 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
MAR 25 Hispanic Mass @ 2 pm. Parroquia San Esteban
MAR 28 Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am
MAR 29 Mass in Italian @ 10 am. St. mary Magdalene.

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!!!

FEB 27 George Herbert, Poet & Priest, 1633
MAR 01 David, Bishop of Menevia, Wales, c. 544
MAR 02 Chad, Bishop of Lincoln, Missionary, 872
MAR 03 John & Charles Wesley, Priests, 1791, 1788
MAR 07 Perpetua, Martyr at Carthage, 202
MAR 08 Edward King, Bp. of Lincoln, Educator, 1910
MAR 09 Gregory of Nyssa, c. 395
MAR 10 Robert Machray, 1st Primate of Canada, 1904
For more information about the calendar of the Church Year, check the BAS (pages 14 to 33).

FEB 26 Diocese of Milwaukee, US
FEB 27 Diocese of Minna, Nigeria
FEB 28 Diocese of Minnesota, US
FEB 29 Diocese of Macu, Hong Kong
MAR 01 Diocese of Mississippi, US
MAR 02 Diocese of Missouri, US
MAR 03 Diocese of Mityana, Uganda.

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 (see above)
6. The Church of the Advent
7. The Church of the Good Shepherd
8. St. Martin-in-the-Field.

FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday Readers
MAR 18 Jean Colwell
MAR 25 Radika Fraser

Please, after you donate flowers to the altar provide your invoice to Shirley Buckley or accumulate them for the end of the year. Thanks.
FEB 26 Put your name here
MAR 04 Put your name here
MAR 11 Family Poliah x Anan Poliah
MAR 19 Put your name here
MAR 26 Put your name here.

FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday
MAR 04 Put your name here
MAR 11 Put your name here
MAR 18 Put your name here
MAR 25 Father Maurice

MAR 02 Bruce Buckley
MAR 07 Radika Fraser
MAR 10 Carole Hein
MAR 10 Brian Beech
MAR 16 David Trim
MAR 22 Alan Peters
MAR 25 Monica Edwards
MAR 25 David Stankiewicz.

FEB 27 Dennis Mathu. Confirmation Anniversary
FEB 27 Alice Mathu. Confirmation Anniversary
MAR 03 Robert Fraser. Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 06 James Kahara. Confirmation Anniversary
MAR 07 Myrtle Morgan. Memorial Anniversary
MAR 25 Ramon Calero & Gloria Jimenez. Wedding Ann.
MAR 30 Emma Borsa. Baptismal Anniversary
MAR 30 Stephen Francis & Melissa Parson. Wedd. Ann.

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 pew from the nave allowing us to use more space at the nave for special services. 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: Some of my favourite signs. In an automatic restroom hand dryer: "Do not activate with wet hands."

WHO IS WHO?: Each month we will have a person to discover! A few clues and let us guess the person's name: Always smiling, sits close to her friend, loves to dance, and was missed for almost 2 months. So, who is our person of February? Let us know during the coffee hour.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2012: Please join us! The ecumenical service for West Toronto churches is on Saturday, March 3rd @ 10 am at St. Olave's Anglican Church located at 360 Windermere Avenue (south of Bloor). Service written by the women of malaysia and prepared for the use by the Women's Inter-Church of Canada (WICC).

CENTENNIAL BOOK: Finally, we ordered to print our Centennial Book. This is a very important contribution to value the history and presence of St. Paul's Church, Runnymede in the city. We thanks Harlan Lunn who through 158 pages with valuable information and photos will allowed to enjoy the journey of our beloved parish. More information, price and sales net week.

FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday
MAR 03 World Day of Prayer @ St.Olave's
APR 01 Palm Sunday
APR 05 Maundy Thursday
APR 06 Good Friday
APR 07 Deanery Easter Vigil. TBC
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 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am. and our Wednesday Study & HE @ 10 am.

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


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