Monday, October 19, 2009

October 19 - 25, 2009

C A L E N D A R

Monday, October 19th

Tim’s day off

Office Closed

Tuesday, October 20th

7:30 pm Christian Basics #3

Wednesday, October 21st

7:15 pm Vestry Meeting

Thursday, October 22nd

7:00 am Men’s and Women’s Bible study at Bogani

2:00 pm Women’s Bible Study at Marg Rys’s house

Saturday, October 24th

Tim on Holidays

Sunday, October 25th - Pentecost 21

9:00 am Eucharist

10:30 am Eucharist

Growing Prayer at St.Margaret’s

Each week we offer special prayers for two families in our congregation.

Church Families: Irma Perkins

Sheila, Sandy and Christine Phimester

Weekly Prayer Cycle: Readers

Edmonton Food Bank: Your food bank donations were dropped off and the staff at the Food Bank gave a big thank you. They are experiencing a food shortage at the moment and the St. Margaret’s Donation was greatly appreciated.

Newsletter: If you have any information that you would like to contribute to the Christmas Newsletter, please submit those on or before November 22, 2009


I TE M S T O N O T E

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Sharing the Gospel . Going for Growth!

Sunday October 25th: Thanksgiving for our Loved Ones Who Have Died Many of us have lost loved ones in the past year or two and would like to have an opportunity to honour their memory and to give thanks for their life. On Sunday October 25th we will have an opportunity to do so. If you wish to remember a loved one on that date, you will be invited to come forward and place a carnation on the altar in their memory, along with a card with their name on it; these cards will then be offered in prayer to God during the prayers of the people. We invite you to reserve your carnation by calling the church office at 437-7231 or stmag@telus.net, giving your name and the name of your loved one. A donation of $2 per carnation is suggested and a basket for these donations will be placed at the back of the church on the 25th.

Sunday November 1st (All Saints’ Day): Baptisms at 10.30 service All Saints’ Day is a traditional day for baptism in the Christian year.

Fall Congregational meeting will be held on the 8th day of November A.D. 2009, at 12 o’clock pm, in St. Margaret’s 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.

Sundays November 8th, 15th, and 22nd: Stewardship Emphasis

Our sermons on these three Sundays will follow a stewardship theme. On Sunday November 15th our guest speaker will be David Connell, planned giving officer for the Diocese of Edmonton. As well as preaching at both services, after the 10.30 service David will give a brief presentation about Planned Giving (i.e. wills and bequests).


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