Friday, October 30, 2015

November 2nd - Nov 8th, 2015

Events This Week

November 2nd, 2015
  Office is closed
  3:30 pm  Music Rental
November 3rd, 2015
  12:00 noon   Whitemud Deanery Clergy Meeting at the Church
   6:00 pm  Faith, Fun & Fellowship: “November Potluck”
November 5th, 2015
   7:00 am  Men’s and Women’s Bible Study @ the Bogani Café
November 6th, 2015
   3:00 pm  Corporation Meeting
November 7th, 2015
10:00 am  Lay Reader Training
7:00 pm   Malankara Rental
November 8th, 2015     Pentecost 24
   9:00 am   Holy Communion
  10:30 am  Holy Communion and Sunday School

                         
Faith, Fun, and Fellowship: Tuesday evening variety events at St. Margaret’s
·      Nov. 3rd: Pot Luck Supper 6.00 – 8.00 p.m. Just what the label says: come, share a meal and enjoy the company of your fellow Christians.
·      Nov. 10th: ‘War and Peace’ 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Jesus calls us to love our enemies and pray for those who hate us; how do we put that into practice in the dangerous world we live in? Come, share your ideas and listen to others.
·      Nov. 17th: ‘Free For All’ 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Continuing from last month, with room for new questions too!
·      November 24th: ‘Prayer Clinic for Beginners and Those Who Are Still Beginning’ 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Bring your questions about the practice of prayer.


REMEMBRANCE DAY PRAYER SERVICE AND PRAYER WALK FOR PEACE

On November 11, 2015, people from various faith communities will gather to proclaim Do not be overcome with evil, but overcome evil with goodas they remember, reflect and pray for peace in our world.
There will be an Interdenominational Prayer Service at McDougall United Church (10025 – 101 Street) at 6:00 p.m. Then at 7:00 p.m., participants will gather at City Hall in downtown Edmonton for the 7th Annual Prayer Walk for Peace. There will be four stops on the walk. The time of remembrance, reflection, and prayer will be led by members of four different faith communities.The prayer service and prayer walk are sponsored by the Edmonton Ecumenical Peace Network and the Mennonite Central Committee – Alberta.

All are welcome to the Prayer Service and the Prayer Walk for Peace.

For more information, please check out www.eepeacenetwork.org or contact Scott Key at (780) 435-1628 or scott.key@kingsu.ca.



Current Outreach Opportunities!
We are collecting coins (change) on Sundays to allow our World Vision sponsor children and their communities to have   special celebrations such as birthdays.
From now until Advent, we will be collecting socks, deodorant, juice boxes and healthy granola bars (no chocolate please) for the Youth at the Youth Emergency Shelter.
During Advent we will be stuffing cosmetic bags for the homeless.

Friday the Thirteenth of October! at 7.30 p.m. Tim, Carrie and Bill will again be performing a very special concert for Remembrance Day weekend, 'Songs of War and Peace'. All proceeds from this concert will go towards World Vision's efforts to rehabilitate child soldiers. Tickets are $10 at the door and are also available on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/songs-of-war-and-peace-with-tim-chesterton-carrie-day-and-bill-werthmann-tickets-19089474131


Looking Ahead
Sunday November 15th: Baptisms at the 10.30 service. 
Sunday November 29th 7:00 p.m. St. Margaret’s Christmas Variety Concert: in support of World Vision’s ‘Raw Hope’ project.
  
All Saints Cathedral: There will be a Licensing of Lay Readers on Sunday November 1st at 7:00 pm to which our own Brian Popp and Doug MacNeill will be re-licensed. Please join us to support and celebrate with the Lay Readers. 

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