St. A’s Weekly Announcements for September 10th, 2017

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST –  Sep. 10, 2017

Welcome to St. Augustine’s.

Find out more about who we are in the pew brochure or online at www.staugustinesedmonton.com

Printable: Sept. 10, 2017

 

Sundays –

8:00AM –  SAID ANGLICAN EUCHARIST

10:00AM – OUR MAIN SERVICE OF WORSHIP WHICH CHANGES WITH THE CHURCH SEASONS AND ALWAYS INCLUDES HOLY COMMUNION AND KID’S TIME.

 

This Week’s Scripture Readings:

14TH Sunday after Pentecost – Sep.10

(BAS 378)

Romans  13: 8 – 14

Psalm 149

Matthew 18: 15 – 20

9:30 am Contemplative

 

Next Week’s Scripture Readings:

15th  Sunday after Pentecost – Sep. 17

BAS (379)

Romans 14: 1 – 12

Psalm 114

Matthew 18: 21 – 35

09:30 am contemplative

Please remember in your prayers this week:

For the sick or in hospital – Marie Fairbrother; Edna Tyler; Sarah; Florence & Al; Margaret; Kelly; Katherine & Family.

For those in morning – Family of Steven Tinkler, Family of Norma Elliot.

 

EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • ENCOUNTERS – A Sunday morning study group @ 8:15am. Will start up again in September.  Watch for the date.
  • BELLES – MEETING Tuesday, Sept 12 @ 2:00 pm at Blu’s to prepare a schedule for the year – Everyone welcome – Join us for ice cream.
  • SIMPLE SUPPER – Please join us on Friday, September 29 at 5:00 pm. Bring your family and friends for a delicious meal and great social.
  • CALENDARS – The new (& IMPROVED) calendars will be available soon. As we did not sell all that we ordered last year, we request your help by ordering in advance, contact Eileen F. 780 469-2107.
  • We are building a roster of people to help with Kid’s Time – our great Sunday morning kid’s program.  Would you consider facilitating for even one Sunday a year?  If you’re more daring, go for every 6 weeks, or even once a month.  Please talk to Sherry Prokopuk, or Rev. Jonathan Crane.

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

  • FUNRAISING IDEAS – YOUR IDEAS ARE WELCOME – SPEAK TO JOYCE, PEOPLE’S WARDEN
  • TUESDAYS AT BLU’S JAVA BAR –Open discussion group– meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month starting on Tuesday, September 19 at 10:00 am at Blu’s Café at 50th Street & 106th
  • SENIOR YOUTHFUL GROUP – Sept. 20th @ 1:30 to 3:00 pm – Grace United Church – Holy Sheep Adventure. – Shepherds who oversee Fort Sask. Flock of Sheep to keep the grass trim in City parks.
  • Have you heard of the Logos program at Hardisty School?  It is a nondenominational Christian program that operates in the public-school system. Please contact Hardisty School at 780-469-0426 for more info or to register your child for the 2017/18 school year.
  • BISHOP TO SPEAK AT KING’S UNIVERSITY – SEPT 20 & 21- “DOES THE CHURCH MATTER”. 9 am to 3 pm each day to explore the State of the Church today – the challenges of relating hospitably to those who hold different beliefs etc. – call Rebecca Warren 780 465-8332.
  • PEROGY DINNER – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – 5 TO 6:30 PM –11723 – 93 Street (Prayer works Hall) – St. Stephen The Martyr ACW HOSTING DINNER IN Honour of St. Nanina Celtic Missionary – A vegan alternative available – Adults $10.00 Children under 6 free.
  • ANGER MANAGEMENT – Sept 28 to Oct 26 – 5 Thursdays nights @ Calvary Baptist Church 7215 – 97 Street – Call 780 720-7398 for info
  • DOWN SIZING? – ST. Patrick’s Trunk & Table Sale – Saturday, Sept 23 from 10am to 3pm – $20 per table in hall or parking stall – they do the advertising for you – call 780 463-5452 or stpatricks@telus.net.
  • A reminder to book any space you need at the church through the church office so it can be checked against the master calendar.

The church office is open Monday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 12:00.  Any mail for the office? Please drop it in the office mailbox (in the other building), or in the ‘Admin’ mailbox downstairs.  There is also a form for cheque requisitions if you have receipts to submit for payment.

 

Anglican Diocese Announcements

Anglican’s are busy across the diocese – see more events on the Diocesan “SYNOD SCENE” at www.edmonton.anglican.org .  You can get it by email too! – MORE information on notice board downstairs.

  • 65th SYNOD – SEPTEMBER 29 & 30, 2017 @ ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL – our representatives are Joyce Taylor & June Miller.
  • NEAT GIFT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS – Are you looking for an unusual gift for your child or grandchild for a special occasion – anglicanfoundation.org – see the Lovely “Hope Bear”. Comes with a loving prayer and dressed in a scarf of their college colours – also great for graduation too!
  • GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE – The DIOCESE OF EDMONTON CAMPAIGN 2017 – a new goal of 100 units – call 1 888 236-6283 for an appointment – Please give Partner ID: ANGL 696986 .
  • EDUCATION FOR MINISTRY (EFM) –Registration open for EFM with the prospect of beginning a new group to meet on Wednesday evenings at St. Augustine’s of Canterbury. Anyone interested should contact the Rev. Robin Walker – robin_walker1948@outlook.com or phone 587 523-4297. Graduates of EFM are welcome to register for any one of the four years – an opportunity for those who completed the program under the old curriculum to sample the new.
  • THE BISHOP HAS REQUESTED WE PRAY FOR THE FOLLOWING:

——BUYE DIOCESE – for our brothers and sisters, suffering the

 effects of Drought.

      ——Those suffering the effects of Hurricane Harvey in Texas & Irma

                In Florida – including our Episcopalian brothers and sisters in the

                area who seek to find ways to help even as they are affected.

 

GARDEN UPDATES

Clayton Ernst is our parish representative on the garden committee.

  • Year-end Garden Harvest Potluck planned for September 21. 5:30pm.  All welcome!
  • Join the garden crew every Wednesday night (ALL SUMMER) – 6:30pm-7:30pm for snacks and a work bee. Everyone welcome.

 

THROUGH THE WEEK AT ST. A’s

Music Together – Kid’s music program.  Most Monday and Thursday mornings at the church.  www.musictogethernl.com

Sound Opportunity – Wednesday evenings at 7 pm www.sing4me.ca

Gentle Hatha Yoga – Tuesday mornings at 9:30 am. ($16 each for 18 classes)

GANG – Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation (GANG) works with the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African grandmothers raising their grandchildren because of AIDS.  An awareness, advocacy and fundraising group.

GEA-Greater Edmonton Alliance – organization of Faith Groups, Unions, Community Action Groups and Small Businesses ‘organizing for the common good’ to give the public a voice in decision making that affects their lives.