Sunday, October 3, 2010

October 4 - 10

C A L E N D A R

Monday, October 4th

Tim Off

Tuesday, October 5th

12:00 – 2:30 Deanery Clericus at St. Matthias

7:30 pm “The Language of God” Book Study

Thursday, September 30th

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

Sunday, October 10th –Pentecost 20

9:00 am – Holy Communion

10:30 am – Holy Communion and Sunday School

St. Margaret’s Outreach

Salvation Army total to date $2945.00

Edmonton’s Food Bank – Once again we will collect non-perishable food donations at the Thanksgiving service Sunday October 10. For a list of most needed items or more information please check out their website at: http://www.edmontonsfoodbank.com/

Growing Prayer at St.Margaret’s

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

Church Families:

Tom Levang

Michelle, Drew and Katrina Lobreau

Weekly Prayer Cycle: Lay Administrants

Items To Note

NOTICE Is hereby given that the Fall Congregational meeting of Parishioners will be held on the 17th day of October, A.D. 2010, at 12:00 p.m., in St. Margaret’s Anglican 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.

Outreach Proposals: If you have an idea for a mission outreach please submit an informative paragraph to the Church office by October 14th.

New Daylight: If you would like to subscribe to the New Daylight, please see the sign up sheet on the table in the foyer. If you wish to renew your subscription, see the sign up sheet in the foyer. If you do not notify us, we will assume you plan to renew your subscription.

Administrative Assistant Needed: Erin McDougall has resigned from her position as Administrative assistant, and her last day of employment will be September 30th. If you are interested in the position or would like more information regarding the position you are encouraged to contact the church office as soon as possible. We may be looking for a temporary employee until a permanent one can be found so if you feel you might be able to help out please let us know.

Seniors Lunch, October 14th, 11:30 a.m. at St. Margaret’s Church. The Seniors Lunch will be resuming on Oct. 14th. We will be having a presentation by the Alzheimer’s Society. Everyone is welcome. There is a sign-up sheet in the front foyer.

Anglican Marriage Encounter Weekend: Nov. 5-7, 2010, Providence Centre. Take your Marriage to a new level! Registration forms on the downstairs bulletin board.

Saturday October 23rd 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.: ‘Christian Parenting’ workshop with Joe and Alisa Walker. This event will take place in partnership with St. Timothy’s Anglican Church and our facilitators will be the Rev. Joe Walker, rector of St. Timothy’s, and his wife Alisa. Joe and Alisa are the parents of four children in the age group in question, one of whom is child with Downs Syndrome.

Sunday October 24th 9.00 and 10.30 a.m: Thanksgiving for our Loved Ones Who Have Died

Many of us have lost loved ones in the past year and would like to have an opportunity to honour their memory and to give thanks for their life. In the weeks before this service

opportunities will be given to purchase a flower for the altar in memory of our loved one; special prayers will be offered at both services on this Sunday.

Friday October 15th – Saturday October 16th: 62nd Synod of the Diocese of Edmonton. For more information go to http://edmonton.anglican.org/Synod/index.htm Erin McDougall, Doug Schindel, and Virginia Haase are representing St. Margaret’s. Please keep them in your prayers.

Congregational Care Committee Survey Summary

There were 17 surveys submitted that were submitted with names. There were four surveys submitted without names, those responses were not tallied. Respondents offered multiple answers to questions and no answers to other questions. The responses were positive. There was no real general consensus as to any changes needing to happen. We have implemented some of the suggestions that were made. We continue to welcome any suggestions you may have.

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