Friday, April 27, 2018

Upcoming Events April 30th to May 6th, 2018

April 30th, 2018
Office is closed
May 2nd, 2018 
2:00pm Lectionary Bible study @ church
May 3rd, 2018 
8:00am  Men’s and Women’s Bible Study @ Bogani Café
12:00 noon Corporation meeting
7:00pm Provincial Synod Opening Eucharist @ Cathedral
May 5th, 2018 
4:30pm – 7:30pm  Crosslife Church rental
May 6th, 2018 (6th Sunday of Easter)
9:00am  Holy Communion
9:45am Combined coffee hour
10:30am Holy Communion & Sunday School
12:15pm Spring Yard Clean up

After church next Sunday, May 6th, we will be having our annual spring clean up. If you are able to stay and help, please bring some work clothes and gloves. Since there is no ‘coffee hour’ after church this day, please bring a lunch with you. We will still put some coffee on!

10th Anniversary Celebration
of the Consecration of Bishop Jane Alexander
Please join in celebrating with the Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander the 10th anniversary of her consecration as Bishop of Edmonton. A festive eucharist will be held the evening of May 18th at 7:00 pm at All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral: 10035 103 Street, Edmonton. Reception to follow.

What’s the next step in St. Margaret’s building redevelopment plan? We are ready to move forward and need your input!! PLEASE plan to join us for an informal discussion after church on Sunday May 27th. More information will be sent out the beginning of May. On Sunday June 17th there will be an ‘Extraordinary Congregational Meeting’ at 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. (approximately) at which motion(s) will be presented and debated, and a decision made about the next step we will take in this process.

Social Justice Workshop, ‘Jesus Shaped Justice’, June 2nd @ 9am at St. Faith’s Anglican Church.  Are you currently involved in social justice ministries, or want to become more involved? Join the Diocese of Edmonton Social Justice Committee for this planning workshop with guests Bishop Jane Alexander, Jim Burnett and keynote speaker Gary St. Amand, executive director of the Bissell Centre. The workshop is free however you need to register by email at socialjustice@edmonton.anglican.org. There is a $10 charge for lunch. See the bulletin board for more information.

Save the Date for St. Margaret’s annual church BBQ at the home of Lorne and Beryl Rice – Saturday June 16th after 3pm. Watch for more information to come.

As follow up to our AGM, vestry has made a decision to donate $5000 from our cell tower revenue to The Pikangikum Water Project. This is a project of the PWRDF which aims to bring clean water to the First Nations Community of Pikangikum in northwestern Ontario. You can find more information at https://pwrdf.org/our-work/pikangikum-water-project/, and there is also an info sheet posted on the bulletin board in the 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 May 10th. Thank you!

Daytime Lectionary Bible Study from 2pm – 3:30pm on Wednesday afternoons @ the church. Please drop in if you can!





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