St. A’s Weekly Announcements for August 28th, 2016

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FifteenTH Sunday after pentecost, AUG 28, 2016        

welcome to St. Augustine’s.

Printable copy here: August 28, 2016

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

 

Sundays

9:30 (one service for the summer) 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:

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

(BAS 377)

Jeremiah 2:4-13

Psalm 81:1,10–16

Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16

Luke 14:1, 7-14

9:30 am Liturgy: BAS

Next Week’s Scripture Readings:

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

(BAS 378)

Jeremiah 18:1-11

Psalm 139:1-6, 13–18

Philemon 1:1-1:21

Luke 14:25-33

10:30 am Liturgy: Gold Bar Park

Events This Week

  • CHURCH IN THE PARK & PARISH PICNIC – Sunday, September 4, 2016 @ 10:30 am in Gold Bar Park – Picnic site #1
  • CHURCH IN THE PARK & PARISH PICNIC Sunday, September 4, 2016 @ 10:30 am in Gold Bar Park – Picnic site #1 – St. A’s and St. Luke’s combined for Morning Service followed by BBQ – social time – kid’s activities – races and prizes. – Bring your parents, kids & grand-kids – All are welcome. Come and join the fun.

 

  • Starting September 11th – return to the regular service times

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.

 

Community Announcements

  • BELLES, ENCOUNTERS, SIMPLE SUPPER AND TUESDAYS AT BLUES JAVA BAR (50 STREET & 106 AVENUE) watch for start-up times at the end of August.
  • ELECTORAL REFORM TOWN HALL – Thursday, September 08 at 7:00pm – Westbury Theatre, Arts Barns 10330 – 84 Avenue – What are your thoughts on changing the way we vote in Canada? Attend or mail your comments or do survey at lindaduncan MP.ca – 780 495-8404.
  • BUILDING A BRIGHTER 101 AVENUE – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 AT Forest Heights School – 10304 – 81 Street. Drop in anytime from 5 to 8 pm. City of Edmonton Kirstin Pachero 101AvenuecorridorStudy@Edmonton.ca – See notice board.
  • IN SEARCH OF ENGLISH TUTORS
    There are two Liberian families who arrived in Canada one year ago who live in this neighborhood.   They have made great progress in the one year they have been here but they still have a lot to learn in terms of learning to read and write in English.   If you would be willing to volunteer for 1 hour a week with helping a newcomer learn English, please contact Jenny at 780-435-6328.
  • FORT McMURRAY, St. Thomas’ Anglican Church has invited the clergy & parishioners of St. Augustine’s to a service of Thanksgiving and Welcome Back in Fort McMurray on Saturday, September 10 at 10:00 am – to be followed by a BBQ lunch and social time. Anyone interested in attending, please speak to Rev. Crane. See notice board.
  • GRACE UNITED – SENIOR’S YOUTHFUL GROUP – Wednesday, Sept 21 – 1:30 to 3 pm – Show and tell – Bring an object, pictures, etc. and tell us what you did over the summer. Gardening, touring, hobby?
  • THE KING’S UNIVERSITY – Campus Visit Opportunities – Open House – Evening Course: War and Peace and other events – Start up Oct 22. See the notice board for details.

 

  • 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!

  • ASCENSION HOUSE & ST. AIDAN’S HOUSE – currently recruiting new residents for the 2016-17 term – Age group 18 – 25 – call jen at 780 439-7344 – space still available.

 

  • PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FORT McMURRAY AND AREA FIRES, AND FLOODING. PRAY AND CONTINUE TO LET THEM KNOW THEY ARE LOVED AND SUPPORED.

 

  • SUMMER CRITICAL TIME TO GIVE BLOOD – Diocese of Edmonton has pledged to give 100 units of Blood in 2016 – 42 units have been received as of August 15th. For your donation to count towards our goal – register online at blood.ca/joinpartnersforlife and enter Partner ID code ANGL696986 or call 1 888 236-6283 to Book or to speak to a Nurse (if you have any eligibility questions.  VERY CRITICAL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THROUGH THE WEEK AT. A’s (continuing in the fall):

Music Together – Kid’s music program.  Most Wednesdays and Thursdays 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)

Education for Ministry (EFM) – 4-year theology course.  Talk to June Miller – 780 447-2593 for more info.

Geo Bar – See Justina at work in our kitchen and at local markets.

GANG – Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation (GANG) works with the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African grandmothers raising their grandchildren as a result 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.
The McElhatton School of Irish Dance – Monday and Wednesday nights
MEN’S COUNCIL – Thursday nights at 7pm led by Ian Portious.