Friday, January 27, 2017

This week at St. Margaret's

Events This Week

January 30th , 2017
Office is closed
January 31st, 2017
7:30pm Pilgrim course on The Lord’s Prayer @ church
February 2nd, 2017
7:00am Men’s and Women’s Bible study @ Bogani Café
February 5th, 2017 (Epiphany 5)
9:00am  Holy Communion
10:30am  Holy Communion

Please pick up your 2016 tax receipts from the table in the front foyer, along with giving envelopes if you have not done so already.

St. Margaret’s Annual General Meeting is coming up on Sunday Feb 19th at noon. At this meeting, we will be electing some new vestry members. The nominating committee report has been circulated, however if there are any further nominations, please let Tim or any of our church wardens know the following: 1. The individual who is being nominated 2. The person nominating them 3. The person who seconds this nomination.

The next Lunch Bunch will be on Thursday February 9th at the church beginning at 11:30am with lunch starting at 12:00 noon. Everyone is welcome.  Please come and join us for a time of fellowship.  There is a sign up sheet in the front foyer or contact the church office at stmargaretsedmonton@gmail.com or 780-437-7231.

Did you know....January is the month that has the highest rate of couples seeking marriage help?
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Next Edmonton Retrouvaille Program starts March 17-19, 2017
Marriage Encounter - Make your good marriage better! Marriage enrichment!
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Next Edmonton Marriage Encounter Program starts June 4-7, 2017

Pre-authorized Giving: The Diocese of Edmonton has a Pre-Authorized Giving Program using automatic account debit to assist you in supporting your own parish ministry.
 Advantages for the donor:
Convenience. Your offering is received automatically every month.
Continual support of your church when you are away.
Continual support of ministries and programs.
Changes may be made any time with written notification.
 Advantages for the parish:
Regular, dependable flow of contributions to the parish.  
Reduction of paperwork and book- keeping. Donation to be made on the 1st or 15th of the month.
Authorization forms may be found on the table in the front foyer.

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 Feb 2nd, 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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