Announcements for Sunday, May 6, 2018

 

Welcome to St. Augustine’s.

Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 6, 2018

 

Printable Announcements: May 6, 2018

 

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

 

Sundays –

8:00AM –  SAID ANGLICAN EUCHARIST

10:00AM – OUR MAIN SERVICE OF HOLY COMMUNION, NURSERY

AND KID’S ACTIVITIES

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This Week’s Scripture Readings:

Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 6

BAS (341)

Acts 10: 44 – 48

Psalm 98

1 John 5: 1 – 6

John 15: 9 – 17

Next Week’s Scripture Readings:

Ascension of the Lord – May 13

BAS (342)

Acts 11: 1 – 11

Psalm 93

Ephesians 1: 15 – 23

Luke 24: 44 – 53

Please remember in your prayers this week:

For the sick or in hospital –   Edna, Linda, Doreen Wilson, Allan, Leah & Baby.

For those in mourning –  People/families of Humboldt Saskatchewan.

 

St. A’s EVENTS THIS WEEK

  • MORNING PRAYERS – Monday thru 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.

  • ENCOUNTERS – A Sunday morning study group @ 8am in the Lounge downstairs. Everyone welcome.
  • STRAWBERRY CREEK RETREAT – Hand out information available. Please call Pat Jameson 780 469-0704, if you are interested and need more details.
  • CLEAN UP SUNDAY – MAY 06 FOLLOWING THE 10 AM SERVICE. Please help us with this annual event.  Dress accordingly and bring a bag lunch and maybe a bit extra to share.  A list of areas that need attention will be in the Narthex – Please sign up to help.

 

  • A’s EVENTS COMING UP
  • PASTORAL CARE – A new pastoral care group has been formed at the Church regarding our concern on how to reach out to those who are homebound, sick or in need in our congregation. The committee meets in the Church on the last Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm. If you have any concerns for a parishioner, please advise Rev. Crane or Phyllis Molyneux.
  • THE BELLES – Tuesday, May 15 – lunch at Highland’s Golf Course at 11:30 am. Cost $22.00. Sign up sheet in Narthex. Please indicate number attending and if you need a ride.
  • TUESDAYS AT BLU’S JAVA BAR –Open discussion group– meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:00 am at Blu’s Café at 50th Street & 106th Next meeting will be on May 15st.
  • AUGUSTINE’S – SATURDAY, MAY 12 – WORKSHOP – This is a Church learning workshop. Details on board in Narthex.

 

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 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.

The Bishop invites us to pray for our brothers and sisters in Buye Diocese who are suffering from the effects of drought.

  • There is now a Designated Refugee Sponsorship Fund for those wishing to support the refugee sponsorship initiative through Hope Lutheran Church (Remember Vicky Archer who spoke to us about this?)  Any person wishing to donate to this fund should forward their money to Hope Lutheran Church, in an envelope with their full name, mailing address and phone number and be clearly marked for the “Sponsorship Fund.” A record of donors will be maintained in the chance that the proposed sponsorship does not go ahead.
  • PARTNERS IN SAVING LIVES –DONATE BLOOD – Our Partner ID for Diocese is ANGL696986. Diocese hopes to raise 150 donations by Dec.31, 2018. To donate call 1 888 236-6283.

 

PLEASE CHECK THE NOTICE BOARD FOR MORE EVENTS & DETAILS

  • KING’S UNIVERSITY – Gerda Kits, Asst Professor of Economics Awarded for Early Achievement in Teaching Excellence 2017/18. See NB for details.
  • HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – INTERFAITH WORKS PROJECTS – NEED VOLUNTEERS – Every day in May – 8:15am to 5pm – even half days if required. Must be at least 16 years – tools & lunch provided. Call 780 451-3416 ext. 237.
  • CAPILANO PLAYSHCOOL – New Trial Class for 3-4-year olds – Saturday, May 12 @ 9:45am to 10:15 am and Open House to follow from 10:15 to 11:30am. See poster on notice board
  • BLANKET EXERCISE – MAY 27 AT 2:00 PM @ Grace United Church – Special event following our 10am service and lunch with the Bishop and Grace United Church Parishioners – May need to bring a blanket – will check & advise by next week. See NB.
  • TERRA CENTRE FOR TEEN PARENTS – Tuesday, June 5 @ Westin Hotel @ 07:30 am – Contact 780 438-3772 for information.
  • Edmonton Diocese SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP SATURDAY, June 2

At 09:00am – PrayerWorksHall (St.Faith’sAnglicanChurch). Workshop is FREE – lunch is $10.00.  Register by email at [email protected]

 

LOTS MORE IN SYNOD SCENE – BOOK/CRAFT SALES, LUNCHEONS AND DINNERS – ALL COMING UP IN MAY.

. GARDEN UPDATES

  • Check out the garden at night as there are many lights.
  • Sherry Prokopuk our Parish representative on the garden committee.
  • Fulton Place Annual Gardener’s Swap & Sale – Saturday, May 26

From 9am to Noon at the Fulton Place Community Hall.  See N.B.

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.