Sunday, February 21, 2010

February 22-28

C A L E N D A R

Monday, February 22nd

Tim’s day off

Office Closed

Wednesday, February 23rd

7:15 pm Vestry Meeting

Thursday, February 25th

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

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

7:30 pm Christian Basics #3

Saturday February 27th

1:30 pm ICPM Sandwich making at the Church

Sunday, February 28th – Lent 2

9:00 am Eucharist

10:30 am Morning Worship with Sunday School

ICPM Lunch served by St. Margaret’s

I TE M S T O N O T E

2 St. Margaret’s 2010 2

Sharing the Gospel . Going for Growth!

March 5th from 7:30 – 9:30 and March 6th from 10:00 – 5:00 Christian Basics Weekend This is an introduction to basic Christianity designed for inquirers into the Christian faith, for new Christians wanting to learn more about their faith, for long-time believers wanting a refresher course in the basics, and for baptismal candidates and those bringing children for baptism. This course is required for all baptismal candidates, and adult confirmation candidates. For more information, contact Tim at stmrector@gmail.com or 780-437-7231.

March 11th is the beginning of the “Growing and Living as a Christian” course. This course is a follow up to Christian basics. The six sessions will be held at the church on six successive Thursday evenings from 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. starting March 4th, with a one-week break for Maundy Thursday.

The titles of the sessions include:

· Talking to God in Prayer

· Listening to God in the Bible

· Participating in the Family of God

· Learning a New Way of Living

· Money in the Life of a Christian

· Making a Difference in the World

Volunteers Needed!

St. Margaret’s along with St. Luke’s is providing and serving lunch at the Bissel Centre on Sunday Feb. 28. Normally we serve about 350 people. As in the past a sign up sheet is at the back of the table for those wishing to help out by providing food.

If you prefer to make a donation please enclose it in your Sunday offering and mark it for ICPM. We will be purchasing all the sandwich ingredients as well as extra sweets, fruit and vegetables as required.

On Sat. February 27th we will be making sandwiches in the church basement at 1:30 pm

On Sunday the 28th we will prepare and serve lunch. For those able to volunteer their time please contact Maggie Woytkiw. Volunteers are asked to arrive at the Bissel centre (10530 96 street which is on the west side of the street, and there is parking in the rear) between 9 and 9:30 pm and should finish around1:30 pm.

Volunteers providing food can deliver the food to the church Tuesday-Thursday between 9am and 12pm or on Saturday at 1:30 pm. If anyone has any extra plastic grocery bags could you please leave them in the church kitchen area, as we require approximately 100. They will be used to send out extra sandwiches for the homeless.

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