Announcements and Events

Saturday, February 23rd 9:30am – 3pm:  Anglicans in Action around the World (PWRDF workshop) at St. Peter’s, 755 Elm St (at Grant Ave).  If you are interested, you are welcome; just let Gwen or Gail know.  It would be lovely to have someone from St. Matt’s keep us in the loop on this.

Annual reports are requested by 9am Friday, February 28th so that reports can be circulated in print as well as e-form.  Reports due: Children’s Ministry (Wiebke); Music Ministry (Süss); Healing Ministry (Joan or Lorna); Rector’s (Gwen); Financial (Bob); Altar Guild (Lorna); Westend Commons (Marilyn); Hospitality (Gail or Sheryl?)

Wednesday, March 6 at 5:30pm:  Ash Wednesday service of the Imposition of Ashes in the sanctuary.  This service begins the season of Lent.

Sunday, March 10th after the service:  tentative date for St. Matt’s parish annual meeting (AGM).  In the upstairs of the church; we will begin with a small lunch.

Mondays March 11 – April 1 at 7pm: Truth & Reconciliation Series on healing together and responding to the TRC calls as communities of faith. (see poster).  This might be part of your Lenten practice this year.

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: Isaiah 6: 1 – 8, (9-13); Psalm 138; 1 Corinthians 15: 1 – 11; Luke 5: 1 – 11


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.