Welcome to St. Augustine’s. Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost  – August 25, 2019   Find out more about who we are in the pew brochure or online at www.staugustinesedmonton.com   This Sunday  9:30AM – HOLY EUCHARIST *Summer schedule* -  one service at 9:30am from July 7th until labor day.   This Week’s Scripture Readings: 11th Sunday after Pentecost – Aug. 25 Jeremiah 1: 4 - 10 Psalm 71: 1 - 6 Hebrews 12: 18 29 Luke 13: 10 - 17 BAS 375 Next Week’s Scripture Readings: 12th Sunday after Pentecost – Sept. 1 Jeremiah 2: 4 - 13 Psalm 81: 1, 10 - 16 Hebrews 13: 1-8, 15-16 Luke 14: 1, 7 - 14 BAS 377 Please remember in your prayers this week: The sick or/in hospital:  Lydia, Linda, Don, Justin, Lise, Brent, Kris, Edna, Michael, James. For those in mourning: Lorne.   St. A’s EVENTS THIS WEEK ·         ENCOUNTERS - Sunday morning study group will be taking a summer break.  Watch for start up date in September.  Thank you. ·         MORNING PRAYERS - Taking a summer break.  Wishing you a relaxed, healthy and warm summer.  Watch for our start-up date in September. ·         BELLES & BEAUS – Enjoying a summer break.  Watch for start-up Date in September. ·         TREASURER’S NOTE – IMPORTANT:  Please keep your pledge up especially over the summer months.  Thank you.

St. A’s Events Coming up

·         TUESDAY AT BLU’S - Please join us for conversation and fellowship. We usually meet on the first and third Tuesday mornings of the month.  No summer program planned, but if you want to talk, you may find one of us at Blu’s on the first or third Tuesday of the month at 10 am. Have a nice summer, see you in September. ·         BOOK CLUB - Meets the last Tuesday of the month in the Church Lounge at 10:30 am. ·         PUB NIGHT @ ST. A’S - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AT 7:00 PM TICKETS $20.00 PP – Tickets are available from Joyce Taylor or other church members or the church office when Laura and June are in the office.  Please buy a ticket or two, bring your family and friends and neighbours, join us for a fun evening.  One drink & one snack included with your ticket. ·         SEASON OF CREATION – SERMON SERIES – See Note in Narthex with dates and topics – All are happening at St. Augustines.  Includes special events: Mon. Sep 9 @6:30 pm – Dessert (provided) & Docs. Sat. Sep 21 @ 7:00pm – Pub Night – tickets $20.00 pp – Sun. Oct 6 at 3:30 pm – Blessing of Animals – Please join us. ·         NEEDED @ ST. A’S. – Looking for a backup person to help record the sermons and edit the sound files.  Training available. ·         **Office Notes: Please 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 annex), or in the ‘Admin’ file box downstairs.   ·         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. ·         CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES – “It’s in you to give”.  As part of the “Partners for Life Program”, members of the Diocese give blood through the Canadian Blood Services program.  In 2019 we aim to donate 100 units by December 31st.  (Partner ID ANGL696986). Main clinic – 8249 – 114 Street – or call 1-888-6283. ·         KINGS UNIVERSTY – 40TH Anniversary Banquet & Silent Auction – Saturday, September 28th – 5 to 9:30 pm @ King’s University 780 465-8314 for more information – see notice board.   ·         AN INTRODUCTION TO GODLY PLAY – Sat. Sept. 7th 9:30 am to 5:00 pm – Holy Trinity Anglican Church 780 433-5530 - $25.00 for the day – bring a bag lunch – See poster on Notice board. ·         FAITH & CARE OF OUR ENVRONMENT – Monday, August 26 at 7:00 pm – Hope Lutheran Church, 5104 – 106 Avenue – and – ·         COMMUNITY & CARE FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT – Wednesday, August 28 @ 7:00 pm – hosted by Hope Lutheran – Please join us.  See Posters on the notice board. ·         New Immigrant help required Friday nights for conversation in English and help with Canadian cooking.  Mostly East African.  Our Jean and Charlotte from the Congo are members. Speak to Rev. Jonathan for more info. ·         HEART OF HOSPITALITY – Saturday, October 26 @ ACCA Centre 3530 – 91 Street – A common Word Christian-Muslim Dialogue, featuring Canon Scott Sharman as Guest Speaker – See details on notice board. ·         SEPTEMBER COFFEE FUNDRAISER – for medical cards in support of seniors in Burundi.  Last year was a great success. We plan to do it again!  Sundays, September 22 and 29.  Please join us and support this event. ·         NINJA WARRIOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES & TEAM PARTIES – ages 5 years to Adults – see details on notice board. Garden Updates:                                                                  Sherry Prokopuk is our Parish Representative. ·         A small group of leaders continue to apply for grant funding for the mural. ·         Come out for Wednesday work nights at 6:30 pm.  Good time to ask questions and discuss gardening.   ·         Fall 2019 Garden Swap & Sale- Saturday, September 7th – 9 – noon at Fulton Place Community Centre.   ·       City of Edmonton – Congratulations! Sunshine Garden has been nominated for a “2019 Bloom Award” – Awards Wed. Sept. 11th  - 7:00pm to 9:00 pm  10930 – 177 Street – FREE EVENT – RSVP to front.yards@edmonton.ca 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 theol. 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.   == More information, sermons, and media online.  Please connect with us to stay informed! ==