Announcements and Events

Today after the service: meeting of the worship committee and those who do intercessions about worship tasks and changing the prayer format.

Please be aware that the next two Sundays, Sept 17 and Sept 24, there will be no children’s time upstairs during the service.

Friday, Sept 22 at 6pm: Meet Me at the Bell Tower gathering on Reconciliation. 470 Selkirk Ave.

Saturday, Sept 23 Kairos Walking Together event at St. Stephen’s (220 Helmsdale). See poster.

Saturday, Sept 23 from 9:45 – 3:30: Silent Retreat Day at St. Paul’s, 830 North Drive. If you are able to volunteer, please talk to Phil.

Saturday, Sept 23 from 3:30 – 7pm: Diocesan Dialogue and Dinner potluck with three delegates from the Council of the Anglican Provinces in Africa. Come help welcome these delegates to Rupert’s Land on Treaty 1 territory!

Sunday, Sept 24 after the service we will have a pancake lunch upstairs in celebration of St. Matthew’s Day.

St. Matthews–Maryland Community Ministry says: “Our Emergency Food Pantry is in rough shape! We are in urgent need of non-perishable food items (ex. canned foods, pasta and sauce, Kraft Dinner, peanut butter) to be distributed to our community members.”

Please be aware that some of our people have allergies or sensitivities to fragrances such as perfume, fabric softener, scented shampoos and scented lotions. Mild fragrances can cause strong reactions.

Centering (meditative) Prayer: Thursdays at 2 pm in the sanctuary; and a shorter version Sundays at 9:45 am in the church upstairs.

Readings for September 24 [St. Matthew’s Day ~ pancake lunch]:
Exodus 16: 2 – 15; Psalm 105:1 – 6, 34 – 45; Philippians 1: 21 – 30; Matthew 20: 1 – 16

Note: On Sunday morning if you need the elevator, enter in the doors off St. Matthews Avenue and enter 641 into the key pad. Bob will open the doors for you.  [If that fails, try calling: 204-470-2646]

 Healing Prayers are on the first and third Sundays of the month, during Communion.