Welcome to St. Augustine’s Newsletter
May we raise children
who love the unloved
things - the dandelion, the
worms & spiderlings.
Children who sense
the rose needs the thorn
& run into rainswept days
the same way they turn towards sun...
And when they're grown &
someone has to speak for those
who have no voice
may they draw upon that
wilder bond, those days of
tending tender things
and be the ones.
~ Nicolette Sowder
Art by Sharihan Abdulaziz
Sunday, July 25, 2021
This week's service with be led by Joe Sparling.
2 Samuel 11:1-15 • Psalm 14 • Ephesians 3:14-21
Gospel: John 6:1-21
In our Church Community
Bissell Centre Lunch
Sunday, August 22
Hello Parish Members,
St. Augustine’s Church has been asked to provide lunch for Bissell Centre on Sunday, August 22. We have been partnered with St. Luke’s Anglican Church. St. Augustine’s has been involved in this project with ICPM annually since 1985. If you can help with donations of any of the items below, it would be very much appreciated.
Donations may be dropped off at the Church on Thursdays between 10 am and 2 pm or Sundays 9:30 am to 12 pm.
If the above times do not work for you, please call June, 780 469-0733 to arrange an alternate day and time.
Requirements for 2021 are as follows:
Each church to provide to provide 100+ bags filled with the following:
- 1 juice box (pure juice best as beverage has added sugar).
- 1 factory wrapped muffin, a breakfast bar of protein bar (no small granola bars)
- 1 package of peanut butter & crackers or cheese & crackers or tuna & crackers (tuna & crackers available at Superstore).
- Cheese strings or individually wrapped pieces of cheese
- 1 regular size bag of chips, Doritos or Cheezies ( not Halloween size)
- 1 orange
- 1 banana
- 1 bottle of water
Please also let June know what you are able to donate and the quantity. Your contribution will be very much appreciated.
Thanks in advance for your participation.
How do you discover God? Let us know!
St. A’s parishioners – how have you discovered God in your life? What name for God do you love? Would you be so bold as to let us know so we can share your comments with the kids at our upcoming kid's camp? It would help us express many perspectives in the camp!
**Also, everyone is welcome to join the Friday, August 20th celebration and movie. Hot dogs and camp songs start at 5pm. Movie at 6pm.
Wednesday Night Sharing Circle
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Wednesday nights 8pm via the standard Zoom link
Spirituality is a personal thing. Even if we ascribe to a common creed or practice, we each use different words to express our experience and we each come at faith and Spirit from a different personal history. On Wednesday nights at St. Augustine's we are learning to value the aboriginal/recovery sharing circle as a tool to help one another on our journey.
Anyone may drop in at any time to this sharing circle. We sometimes follow a book, but design the evenings in such a way that someone can join in even if they have not done that reading. Please come on time if you can.
We begin at 8pm and end as close to 9:30pm as we can.
Summer Kid's Camp
How do you discover God? We each do it in a different way.
Different people and different cultures together. Join us for:
Crafts, scavenger hunts, music, stories, visits from elders, and more! Families, please contact Becca Yeo for more information or to signup, click here
Grandmothers to Grandmothers Pop-up Fabric Sales
Calling seamstresses, quilters and crafters: the Edmonton Grannies are holding outdoor Pop-up Fabric Sales in Edmonton this summer and fall for the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in support of African grandmothers and children orphaned by AIDS. The sales will be held (weather permitting) on Sundays, July 25, August 22 and September 12, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Old Strathcona Antique Mall, 10323 78 Ave NW, Edmonton. We have lots of fabric at great prices, as always. The July 25 sale will be fabric only. We may add notions, patterns, yarn and craft supplies at the second two sales.
Please note: sales will be cash only.
Edmonton Diocese and Beyond
2022 Church Calendars
Available to Order Online
Orders for the 2022 Canadian Church Calendar can be made online through the Anglican Church of Canada's e-store at www.anglican.ca/store. The diocese no longer places a bulk order for calendars, as the online system is easy to use and ships directly to the parish or person ordering. Visit the e-store or click here to see a preview of this year's calendar.
Providence Renewal Centre
Join one of two summer retreats through Providence Renewal Centre (PRC), or sign up to share a time of contemplative stillness with others each Wednesday morning, in a virtual gathering titled "Just Silence" (no charge). Sunday, August 15 - Saturday, August 21 join PRC spiritual directors for a virtual silent directed retreat titled "Abundant Life" which includes the option of daily morning prayer on Zoom, (or receive an emailed document) and individual spiritual direction each day online, or by telephone.
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More church info at www.staugustinesedmonton.com