Monday, January 14, 2008

This Week January 14th - 20th 2008

Monday, January 14th
Office Closed.
Tim’s Day Off.

Please note there will not be a Eucharist at St. Joseph’s this Tuesday as advertised in the calendar. The Eucharist took place last Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 16th
7.15 pm - Vestry

Thursday, January 17th
7-8 am - Women’s Bible Study @ Bogani Café. See Catherine Ripley for more information.
7-8 am - Men’s Bible Study @ Bogani Café. See Tim Chesterton for more information.
11.30 am - Seniors Lunch @ Church. See Pat Leney.

Friday, January 18th
6.30pm - POT LUCK SUPPER @ church.

Saturday, January 19th
Tim’s Day Off.

Sunday, January 20th - Epiphany 2
9.00 am - Eucharist
10.30 am - Eucharist & Sunday School

7.30 pm - Youth Confirmation Classes at the Aasen’s house.


Church Families:
• Mavis Darbasie
• Audrey Davis

Weekly Prayer Cycle: Music Leader & Musicians - Marci Chesterton, Elisabeth Bai, Eva Thompson, Wayne Pyra & Jacqui Chesterton.

St. Margaret’s News

Please come along this Friday and get to know some of your fellow parishioners more over supper and good conversation. All welcome and encouraged to attend. Please see sign up sheet in the foyer.

Annual General Meeting
NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Parishioners will be held on the 10th day of February, A.D. 2008, at 12.00 noon, in the church, at which time all baptized persons regularly attending Services of worship in this Parish or otherwise regularly receiving the administrations of the Clergy of this Parish are entitled to attend.

Please Help - Billets are needed for persons attending the lay leadership training course in St. Albert January 17th - 20th. On the 17th, 18th and 19th, they will live at the conference center, but some from out of town may need accommodation on January 16th and/or January 20th. If your guest room is available, please email Virginia Haase at

New Hymn Books - Curious?
St. Margaret’s have purchased new hymn books, with hymns both old and new. Please take a look at some copies on the table in the foyer before they are introduced on February 3rd.

Bissell Center Lunch
St. Margaret’s congregation along with McClure United Church have agreed to serve at the lunch offered by Inner City Ministry on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008. They routinely serve 250 to 300 people. We are responsible for providing half of the food.

We are looking for the following foods:
Desserts (squares, cookies)
Fruits - apples, oranges, bananas, grapes and cantelope (uncut)
Raw vegetables.
Pickles (jars of either dill or sweet pickles)

We will be purchasing the ingredients for the sandwiches. If you would prefer to make a donation to cover food cost for the sandwiches please enclose your donation in the Sunday Offertory Envelope. State on the front of the envelope that the offering is for the Bissell Lunch.

The church will be open Friday 25th from 7.30 - 9.30pm for people to drop food items off in the church foyer and Saturday January 26th from 9.30am - 5pm. For more information please contact Maggie Woytkiw. Thank you.

If you have anything you wish to add to the bulletin insert please contact Nicky at the church office before she prints the bulletins on Fridays.

All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral - Refuge in the City
Mid-day communion 12:10, Monday to Friday at 10035 - 103 Street.

Other Upcoming Events

New Courses at St. Margaret’s

‘The Story the Bible Tells' (Friday evening Jan. 25th and Saturday Jan. 26th) is a study of the 'big picture' of the Bible; participants will gain a clear sense of the time line of the Bible and where the main events fit in. No cost: bring your favourite Bible and a bag lunch for Saturday.

'Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense' is a ten week book and video study with Bishop Tom Wright (Tuesday evenings, February 12th - April 15th). Participants will need to purchase a copy of Tom Wright's book Simply Christian, cost $20.00, which will be provided on the first week of the course. In order to give us time to order the books, the registration deadline is January 22nd. Note: for any adults who are interested in confirmation, this course will also double as an adult confirmation course. Please talk to Tim if you would like to use it as such.

More information about both these courses can be found in a leaflet on the table in the foyer, 'Opportunities for Growing and Learning Together'. Signup sheets are also on the table in the foyer.

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