Announcements and Events

Wednesday, December 5th, 3-6pm: Advent Open House at the Anglican Lutheran Centre, 935 Nesbitt Bay. Come visit with Bishop Jason Zinko, Bishop Geoff Woodcroft, and the rest of the diocesan staff.

Saturday, December 8 at 2pm: Funeral for Robert’s sister, Chris Johannson here in the sanctuary. You are invited to come support Robert and Joan with your presence and/or assistance hosting (set up/clean up).

Next Sunday, December 9 please bring to the service any items you would like to donate to the community ministry’s Christmas Store, from which community members can buy a gift for a family member for $2. Welcomed are new, unwrapped gift items for any age including socks, underwear, mitts and toques as well as toys etc. No stuffed animals please.

Through Advent: Make Poverty History Manitoba is asking us to sign and send postcards. Please see them at the back of the sanctuary.

Centering (meditative) Prayer: Wednesdays at 5 pm in the sanctuary; and a shorter version Sundays at 9:45 am in the church upstairs.

Next Sunday in the Lectionary: Baruch 5: 1 – 9; Luke 1: 68 – 79; Philippians 1: 3 – 11; Luke 3: 1 – 6

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, including the priest’s regrettable coughing fits!

Note: On Sunday morning if you need the elevator, enter in the doors off St. Matthews Avenue and enter 641 into the key pad.  [If no response, call 204-470-2646]

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