Pentecost @ Grace United & Weekly Announcements

Welcome to St. Augustine’s.

Day of Pentecost  – June 9, 2019

 

***10:00 a.m. service is at Grace United Church***

 

Printable Announcements: June 9, 2019

 

This Sunday 

8:00AM – SAID ANGLICAN EUCHARIST

10:00AM– WILL BE AT GRACE UNITED CHURCH, ACROSS THE STREET.  WE WILL CELEBRATE WITH THEM PENTECOST SUNDAY & WELCOME A BURUNDiAN/CONGOLESE SINGING GROUP. Followed by a bbq & family baseball game.

 

This Week’s Scripture Readings:

Day of Pentecost – June 9

Genesis 11: 1 – 9

Psalm 104:24-34, 35b

Acts 2: 1 – 21

John 14: 8 – 17

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Next Week’s Scripture Readings:

Trinity Sunday – June 16

Proverbs 8: 1 – 4, 22-31

Psalm 8

Romans 5: 1 – 5

John 16: 12 – 15

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Please remember in your prayers this week: The sick or/in hospital – Connie, Ray, Don, Lise, Lydia, Brian Ireland, Mike, Val, Rod, Shauna, Lorne, Irene, Aime.

For those in mourning:  

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 – Monday to Friday, 08:45 am in the Chapel. Taking a summer break.  Wishing you a relaxed, healthy and warm summer.  Watch for our start-up date in September.

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. Next meeting – Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am.
  • PENTECOST CELEBRATION – MEAL & ROUND DANCING – SATURDAY, JUNE 8th @ 4PM – a PUBLIC EVENT ”FREE” AS PART OF OUR Easter season program – “Continuing in Reconciliation”.
    Everyone welcome – please join us and welcome our guests.

HONOURARIA – ANYONE WISHING TO HELP COVER HONOURIA AND INCIDENTAL COSTS FROM THE ROUJND DANCE, MAY MAKE A DONATION TO “RECONCILIATION” AT THE CHURCH.  THE COST AMOUNT TO BE ABOUT $500.00.  Thank you.

  • BELLES & BEAUS – Tuesday, June 11 – trip to Devonian Gardens Meet at Church by 10 am – Guided tram tour of the Gardens at 11:30 am followed by lunch, then one (1) hour to explore the area or enjoy a 2nd cup of coffee.  Bus departs at 2 pm to return home. Please have $25.00 in hand to give Phyllis as you enter the bus.

Costs – Bus $10.00, Garden entrance $20.00, lunch about $15. (or you may bring your own.  Estimate cost $50.00.  Phyllis requires final numbers by JUNE 4th.

  • BOOK CLUB – Meets the last Tuesday of the month in the Church Lounge at 10:30 am.
  • ENNEAGRAM The enneagram day at St. Michaels has been bumped to June 15th, details to come.
  • STORIES FROM AWAY & MORE! Thursday, June 13 @ 7:00 pm at St. Augustine’s.$15.00 at the door.  Storytelling is becoming a lost art & we are extremely privileged to have this opportunity to hear creative storytelling by top Canadian talent.  DON’T MISS THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY – SEE POSTER ON NOTICE BOARD.
  • L’ARCHE COMMUNITY – FRIDAY, JUNE 21 @ 5:00 PM –Fulton School Field – Live music, dancing, popcorn, games $ BBQ – Costs $12.00 Adults & $6.00 for children 8 and under. For Tickets call Mwando 780-465-0618 ext. 203 – See details on notice Board.
  • SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, JUNE 22 – PUB NIGHT & KERAOKE! – more details to come.
  • NEEDED @ ST. A’S. – Looking for a backup person to help record the sermons and edit the sound files. Training available.
  • **Office Notes: 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 9:00 to 2:00. Any mail for the office? Please drop it in the office mailbox (in the annex), 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.

  • 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 1-888-236-6283.
  • 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.
  • BASE CAMP 2019 – Junior High camp, July 21–26 @ Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park at Lac La Biche –Cost $385.00 includes camp fees, bus, food and activities. Apply through Diocese. Financial Assistance available, apply by June 10th.
  • 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.  Jonathan for more info.
  • FULTON PLACE COMMUNITY – BIG BIN EVENT & COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE – SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 9 AM TO 3 PM – See NB.
  • FULTON PLACE COMMUNITY – USED BICYCLE SALE – SATURDAY, June 15th, – Times not given – Contact [email protected] .
  • NINJA WARRIOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES & TEAM PARTIES – ages 5 years to Adults – see details on notice board.

Garden Updates:                                                                   

Sherry Prokopuk is our Parish Representative.

  • Some garlic sprouting up!
  • A small group of leaders continue to apply for grant funding for the mural.
  • 5th ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR – Tuesday, June 18 & Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Self-guided: Walk, Bike or Drive. A guided bike tour will depart at6:00 pm.  $10.00 pp Kids are FREE.
  • NEW – VIP TOUR – $25.00 Thursday, June 13 (limited tickets) contact – Sheila 780 468-9218 or [email protected]

 

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.