Friday, November 17, 2017

Upcoming events Nov 13th to Nov 19th, 2017

Upcoming Events November 13th to November 19th, 2017

November 20th, 2017
Office is closed
November 23rd, 2017
8:00am Men’s and Women’s Bible Studies @ Bogani Café
November 26th, 2017 (Reign of Christ) (Rev. Sarah Holmstrom)
9:00am  Holy Communion
10:30am  Holy Communion and Sunday School


Tim will be away on vacation from November 20th to 27th inclusive. The Rev. Sarah Holmstrom will be leading the services on Sunday November 26th, and the Rev. Susan Ormsbee will be providing emergency pastoral care. Her phone number is (780) 919-3060.

If you would like to fill an ‘adult’ stocking to donate to the Bissell Centre, please bring to the church by Sunday November 26th. There is a sheet on the table in the foyer with ideas on what to include. They are also collecting new gifts to give to children. These ‘adult’ stockings and children’s gifts will be handed out at the Bissell Centre on ‘Giving Sundays’ which are Dec 3rd and 10th. Please bring any other items you wish to donate, new or used, and they will be taken to the Bissell Centre as well.

Stewardship Initiative
Please remember to return your ‘statement of intent’ form by Sunday December 3rd. This information is extremely helpful in planning the budget for 2018. If you did not receive a copy by email, there are paper copies on the table in the foyer, or contact Melanie and she will resend to you by email. In the past week we have had about 15 responses, so thanks to those who responded so quickly!

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 November 23rd, 2017.  Thank you!

Annual Christmas Variety Concert and Pageant: Sunday December 3rd at 7.00 p.m. As usual, this concert will be a fundraiser for the World Vision Raw Hope project. Tickets are on sale and are $10 each to a maximum of $30 per family.
If you are able to help by providing goodies for after the concert, there is a sign up sheet on the table in the front foyer.

Residents are invited to the Heritage Valley Park & Ride, Capital Line South LRT Extension and 135 Street/Anthony Henday Drive Connection Public Information Session to receive information and updates on the three projects.
Date: November 29, 2017 Time: 4-8pm, Drop-in
Location: Ellerslie Rugby Park Hall 11004 Ellerslie Road SW 
Please visit www.edmonton.ca/projects_plans/future-lrt-projects.aspx.

St. Margaret’s has a ‘Discretionary’ fund which is used by Tim from time to time when the church is approached by individuals in need of some kind. We like to keep this fund at around $300, but over the last couple of years it has been decreasing. If you would like to donate to this fund, please include your donation in the offering plate and mark it for “Discretionary Fund”.





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