Friday, December 30, 2016

This week at St. Margaret's

Events This Week

Tim is away on vacation until January 5th 2017. In his absence, The Rev. Susan Ormsbee will be available for emergency pastoral care. Her cell # is (780) 919-3060.

January 2nd and 3rd, 2017
Office is closed
January 5th, 2017
7:00am Men’s and Women’s Bible study @ Bogani CafĂ©
January 7th, 2017
10:30am Sandwich preparation (for ICPM lunch) @ church
January 8th, 2017 (Baptism of the Lord)
9:00am – 1:30pm Serving lunch @ Bissell Centre
9:00am  Holy Communion
10:30am  Holy Communion

Inner City Pastoral Ministry Lunch (ICPM) at the Bissel Center Sunday January 8th, 2017 9am.
We are still in need of volunteers to donate food, prepare sandwiches on Sat. Jan 7th at 10:30 am, and help serve lunch at the Bissell Centre on Sunday. There are sign up sheets for all of these options on the table in the foyer. If you have any questions, please contact the Church office at 780-437-7231 or email

Giving envelopes for 2017 are out in the foyer for pickup.  If you are going to be giving via direct deposit for 2017, there are no envelopes set out for you for the upcoming year.  Should you wish to contribute during the year for something “extra” such as world vision or PWRDF, simply use the blank envelopes at the back of the church. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Church office at 780-437-7231 or email

Did you know....January is the month that has the highest rate of couples seeking marriage help?

Retrouvaille - A lifeline for troubled marriages! Is your marriage in crisis? Communication problems?, 587-598-4357,
Next Edmonton Retrouvaille Program starts March 17-19, 2017

Marriage Encounter - Make your good marriage better! Marriage enrichment!, 780.464.2874,
Next Edmonton Marriage Encounter Program starts June 4-7, 2017

‘Christianity in Focus’: Saturday January 21st 10a.m. – 3p.m.
This is an introductory workshop for inquirers, new Christians, and people who need a refresher course in the basics. We will explore the big picture of the Bible story, focus on Jesus and what he is all about, and then zoom in on the Gospel and how we respond to it. There is a signup sheet on table in foyer; you can also register by contacting Tim Chesterton at or 780-437-7231.

Winnifred Stewart: Empties to Winn Project
Please feel free to bring some or all of your empty bottles (juice, milk, cans, and other beverage containers) and drop them in our bags. Please support Winnifred Stewart by making provision for this project! Next pick up should be Jan 13th, 2017.  Thank you!

Please check out our monthly announcement sheet for more upcoming events. If you have not received a copy or have changed your email address, please update your email with Tim or Melanie. Extra copies are available on the table at the back of the church.

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