Monday, January 21, 2008

This Week January 21st - 27th

Monday, January 21st
Office Closed.
Tim at a Clergy retreat until Wednesday 23rd.

Thursday, January 24th
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 @ St. Margaret’s.

Saturday, January 26th
9.30 - 4.30pm - Workshop - ‘The Story the Bible Tells’ @ Church

Sunday, January 27th - Epiphany 3
9.00 am Eucharist
10.30 am Eucharist & Sunday School
12.00 pm Sunday School Teachers’ Meeting
7.30 pm Youth Confirmation Classes


Church Families:
• Peter, Janis, Veronica & Charlotte Davis
• Lydia De Jong

Weekly Prayer Cycle: Youth Confirmation Classes

St. Margaret’s News

Senior’s Lunch - that was postponed last week because of bad weather will now be taking place this Thursday, January 24th. Please contact Pat Leney for more informati0n.

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.

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' 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. Please note that his workshop has been reduced in length. It will now be restricted to Saturday January 26th, 9.30 - 4.30pm.

'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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