Friday, February 10, 2012

Week of February 12 to 18, 2012


Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday, please join us to celebrate
The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany &
Annual Vestry Meeting.

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 12th @ 10:30 am
The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany
and Annual Vestry Meeting.
Presider: Father Maurice
Lay Reader: Harlan Lunn
Sidepeople for February:
Alan Peters & Bev Weir
Chancel Guild:
Hymns: 306, 430, 592 & 383
Rite: BCP

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.

We started a series of studies on
Anglican Mariology.
WEDNESDAY SERVICES: Join us for our Study & Morning Prayer on Wednesday, February 15th @ 10 am. followed by coffee time. Liturgical Colour: Green. We pray for the Diocese of Matlose, South Africa. Readings: James 1: 19-27; Psalm 15 & St. Mark 8: 22-26.

PRAYERS: Please, keep in your prayers:
For those who are travelling:
For those who are sick: Maureen Curtin, 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. The 11 Peruvian farming workers, Harold Nelson, Marco Saavedra, Frank Ferrugia & Jackie Wright.
Our thanksgiving prayer for: For the coming Annual Vestry Meeting and everyone who is committed to work for our parish.

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


February 12, Epiphany 6

Pray for the Etobicoke Group Residence, a LOFT residential support program for young women with a history of family violence or breakdown, serious emotional conflict, abuse or, for new Canadians, sponsorship breakdown; and for the Church of the Evangelists, Tottenham, its Thursday community soup and sandwich lunch, which also supports PWRDF, and its Saturday Family Market, which sells used clothing and supports local social service agencies and schools.

February 19, Epiphany 7

Pray for the Flemingdon Park Ministry, Don Mills, and its support and advocacy for immigrants and refugees, women and children living in dangerous and stressful situations, and people in need of legal and food support; and for the Parish of Georgina, its Summer Outreach Chaplaincy to Sibbald Point Provincial Park, its support of ecumenical community dinners, the Georgina Food Pantry, Sandgate Shelter for Women, and other local and international outreach ministries.

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 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
FEB 19 Sunday Service & Sunday School @ 10:30 am
FEB 20 Family Day. Provincial Holiday
FEB 21 Pancake Supper de 4 a 7 pm
FEB 22 Ash Wednesday Service @ 10 am
FEB 23 Discussion Group from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
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

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!!!

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 (see photo above)
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.

FEB 12 Harlan Lunn
FEB 19 Brian Beech
FEB 26 Baden Powell Sunday Readers

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 12 Put your name here
FEB 19 Put your name here
FEB 26 Put your name here
MAR 04 Put your name here
MAR 11 Put your name here.


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).

FEB 12 Diocese of Masvingo, Central Africa
FEB 13 Diocese of Matebeleland, Central Africa
FEB 14 Diocese of Matana, Burundi
FEB 15 Diocese of Mathlosane, South Africa
FEB 16 Diocese of Mauritius, Mauritius
FEB 17 Diocese of Mbaise, Nigeria
FEB 18 Diocese of Mbale, Uganda.

FEB 12 Annual Vestry Meeting. Coord, Marg Lyons.
FEB 19 Melissa & Gavin Diaz
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

FEB 13 Jack Tudor
FEB 23 Rachel Robins
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 15 Harvey Scott, Memorial Anniversary
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. "On the ground of a private school" No trespassing without permission."

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.

JAN 12 Annual Vestry Meeting
FEB 21 Pancake Supper
FEB 22 Ash Wednesday
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 Morning Prayer Service @ 10:30 am. and Wednesday @ 10 am.

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


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