Parish Picnic

A special thank you to everyone who came out to the picnic last Sunday. Whether you worked or you just relaxed with family and friends, we had a good time until the end when the rains came. Thanks to Pat Babb for coordinating, Deno, Godfrey, Ivan and the ACM and of course the Tamales for serving. God bless you all.

Vestry Meeting

The Vestry will meet on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30p.m. All members are urged to attend.

VBS 2017

Thanks to Alex and her team for a great week of fun and learning at VBS 2017. there were at least 25 children who enjoyed the week. Thanks also to those who donated to VBS. God Bless you all.

Thank You

To Mr. & Mrs. Trevor & Shenique Sweeting for a generous donation of $1,000.00 in honour of their daughter’s baptism.

Birthday Competition 2017

Brothers and sisters of the various birthday months, we are now in the final stretch towards the climax of our 2017 birthday calendar competition.  Time to check and re check and count up. Will any month beat August this year? Our plans to build a small columbarium and much needed bathrooms are still on the table although delayed due to Canon Scott’s illness. We need to raise $50,000 towards this project .

Next Sunday is the Day!!!

March Birthday Month

Members are asked to place their contributions in the birthday envelope and put them in the collection plate. Please mark the envelope with your month.

June Birthday Month

Members are asked to please use the birthday envelope and place it in the collection plate. Please mark the envelope with your month.

August Birthday Month

Members are asked to please use the birthday envelope and place it in the collection plate. Please mark the envelope with your month.

Back To School Sunday

Will be held on Sunday, September 3rd and as is our tradition now, we strive to give to our school kids and those from the community a package of books, pens, pencils etc. to get them started in the new school year. ANY assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Notice About Parish Hall

Persons or groups, other than the standard organizations, must inform the office if they plan to use the Hall prior to said use of the Hall. Thanks.

7am Sunrise Choir Practice

Mondays at 6pm.

Weekly Bible Study

Is closed until September.

Birthdays/Anniversaries

When you are celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversary, perhaps instead of giving flowers, you might consider sponsoring the weekly bulletin (approx. $100.00) or making a donation to :-

1) Feeding the hungry (Social Outreach)

2) Church Supplies (wafers, coals, incense, candles etc.)

Sunday School 

Every Sunday at 10:00a.m.- Parish Hall. Children ages 4 –12 should attend. (On recess until September)

Girls’ Brigade

Fridays at 4pm. (On recess until September)

Genesis Group

Ages 5-10, Fridays at 6pm. (On recess until September)

CYM

Teenagers ages 11-17, Fridays at 7pm. (Closes on Friday, July 14th)

Dance Ministry Practice

Meets on Saturdays, at 10:00a.m. in the Church. Interested persons are asked to attend.

Server’s Guild

No Practice until September 2nd at 1pm.

AROUND THE DIOCESE AND OUTSIDE THE PARISH

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church

Patronal Festival will take place today, July 23rd at 3:30p.m. with Solemn Evensong, Sermon, Outdoor Procession and Benediction.

St. James Anglican Church

Will celebrate its Patronal Festival on Sunday, July 30th at 8:00a.m. with Solemn Mass and Sermon. The guest preacher will be the Rev’d Dr. James Moultrie, Associate Priest, St. Agnes.

The Parish Church of St. Anne

Invites us to join them as they celebrate their Annual Patronal Festival Service to be held on Sunday, July 30th 2017 at 3:30 p.m. The Service will take the form of Solemn Evensong, Sermon, Outdoor Procession of Witness and Benediction.

STANDARD NOTICES

SUNDAY SCHOOL
Is kept every Sunday at 10am in the Parish Hall. All children from ages 4 years to Confirmation must attend Sunday School. This is a must for Confirmation with  no exception.

HOLY BAPTISM
The Sacrament of Holy Baptism will be administered June 12th, 2016 at 10:00a.m Baptism other than the above mentioned date (s), will be at the Rector’s discretion. Parents must be active members of Holy Spirit and Godparents must be practicing Christians who are Anglicans. Extra-ordinary baptism may be administered after consultation with the Rector.

HOLY MATRIMONY
Persons planning marriage must attend marriage preparation sessions. A notice of at least six months must be given. Date of ceremony and counseling sessions must be set in consultation with the Rector.

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Vestry Meeting                                                  2nd Tuesday 6:30p.m.
  • Usher Guild                                                        1st Tuesday 6:00p.m.
  • A.C.M.                                                                 1st Thursday 7:00p.m.
  • A.C.W.                                                                 2nd Monday 6:00p.m.
  • H.S. Chorale Practice                                       Mondays 6:30p.m.
  • Praise Team Practice                                        Mondays 7:30p.m.
  • Senior Choir Practice                                       Tuesdays at 7:00p.m.
  • Genesis Group                                                   Fridays 6:00p.m.
  • C.Y.M.                                                                 Fridays 7:00p.m.
  • St. Ambrose Guild                                            Saturdays 1:00p.m.
  • Girls’ Brigade                                                     Fridays 4:00p.m.
  • Prayer Fellowship/Bible Study                      Wednesdays 6:00p.m.
  • Dance Ministry                                                  Saturdays 10:00a.m.
  • Quilting & Chess Class                                     Saturdays 10:00a.m.