Announcements for Sunday, February 17, 2019


Welcome to St. Augustine’s.

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany – February 17, 2019

 

Event Tomorrow 1-5 pm, at St. Matthias Anglican Church, 6210-188 St, Edmonton:    Politics of Faithfulness                                                                      

Printable Announcements: February 17,2019

 

Sundays 

8:00AM – SAID ANGLICAN EUCHARIST

10:00AM – OUR MAIN SERVICE OF HOLY COMMUNION

 

This Week’s Scripture Readings:

6th Sunday after Epiphany Feb. 17

BAS (354)

Jeremiah 17: 5 – 10

Psalm 1

1 Corinthians 15: 12 – 20

Luke 6: 17 – 26

Next Week’s Scripture Readings:

7th Sunday after Epiphany Feb. 24

BAS (356)

Genesis 45: 3 – 11, 15

Psalm 37: 1 – 11, 39 – 40

1 Corinthians 15: 35 – 38, 42 – 50

Luke 6: 27 – 38

Please remember in your prayers this week: The sick or/in hospital – Pat Goddard, Dan Millard, Linda Kizan, Don, Justin, Kay Leen, Edna, Connie, Vera Morris, Irene, Baby Timmy & his Mom, Michael Miller, Jim. Lydia.

For those in mourning:  Family & friends of Bill Sullivan.

St. A’s Events This Week

ENCOUNTERS – Sunday morning study group that meets @ 8:30 am in the Lounge downstairs.

Morning Prayers

Monday to Friday – 08:45 am in the Chapel.

Monday – Lectio Divina on upcoming Sunday Gospel reading.

Tuesday – Holy Communion

Wed/Thu/Fri – Simple Anglican Morning Prayer

You are welcome to drop in any days you like.

St. A’s Events Coming up

GRACE UNITED CHURCH – TEA TIME – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 AT 1:30 PM Join Rev. Chelsea & Rev. Anna for tea/coffee and scones. Bring a preserve/jam/jelly and your favourite tea cup and Saucer.  RSVP by February.15 to 780 466-0916

 

SIMPLE SUPPER REMINDER – FRIDAY, February 22nd Bring a friend and enjoy a delicious meal and great conversation.

 

Parish Visioning group.  Interested in helping shape the direction and focus of the parish?  A group will be formed to meet 4 times through the year over wine or coffee.  To be commissioned at the AGM.  Please let Rev. Crane know if you are interested.

 

TUESDAY AT BLU’S – Please join us for conversation and fellowship. We usually meet on the first and third Tuesday mornings of the month.  Next meeting – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:00 am.

BOOK CLUB – Meets the last Tuesday of the month in the Church Lounge at 10:30 am.

LENTEN QUIET DAY – Monday, Feb. 25 from 9:00 to 1:00.  Theme is “Dust  to Dust”.  Lunch provided.

 

GRACE UNITED CHURCH – SATUDAY, March 16-  6 to 10 pm – youth & family St. Patrick’s Day dance.  Family and Friends fun – pizza to purchase & baked goods for auction – $1.00 person – RSVP to Faye with your numbers attending @ [email protected]

 

PARISH QUIET RETREAT at Strawberry Creek– Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2  If you are interested and need more information speak to Pat Jameson.

RUMMAGE SALE – MARCH 8TH 3 TO 7 PM and MARCH 9th 9am to 4 pm.  Donations accepted Wed. & Thu.  Need volunteers to make this a success.  Please call Joanne @ 780 952-6551 if you have questions.

 

GEA – PROGRAMS TO SENIORS HOME SUPPORTS PROGRAM & REFERRAL SERVICES  – 2,389 SENIOR HAVE USED THE PROGRAM TO THE END OF 2017 – CONTACT IN SOUTH EAST IS 780 468-1985.  SEE NOTICE FROM DIOCESE – 9 PAGES OF INFO ON NOTICE BOARD.

 

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 9:00 to 2:00.  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 and Beyond

Anglicans 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.

GOD, THE ENVIRONMENT & A JESUS SHAPED LIFE: Keynote speakers Bishop Jane and Jim Gurnett, also including a personal reflection by our Rev. Jonathan and Megan Crane. February 23rd, 9-4pm.  At our sister St. Augustine’s in SPRUCE GROVE (!) 131 Church Rd. RSVP to [email protected]

 

POLITICS OF FAITHFULNESS – a diocesan event in preparation for the two upcoming elections.  What do we say to political candidate at the door?  How does our Christian faith connect to the public good?  Feb 16, 1-5pm @ St. Matthias.  RSVP to the synod office by Feb 13th.

 

  • KINGS UNIVERSTY – SPRNG CONVOCATION SPEAKER – Sat, May 4th at 200 pm – Dr, Steven R. Timmermans, Director of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) – visit kingu.ca/alumni-supporters/event/graduation for more details. Questions call Registration/Student Finance office 780 465-8330.

 

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – FRIDAY, MARCH 1 @ 7:00 PM – Assumption Church, 9034 – 95 Avenue.  Service prepared by “Women of Slovenia”.

Everyone welcome.

Garden Updates

Sherry Prokopuk is our Parish Representative.

 

*COMMUNITY MURAL PREPARATION EVENTS – hosted jointly by St. A’s and the Community Garden to be held February 23rd 9 to 12 @ March 9th  1 to 4.  Save the dates, the wider community will be invited.  Applications for funding for the mural are already underway!

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

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.

Education for Ministry – Thursday nights – a four- year certificate in theology.

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.