Parish News

1 Feb


  • HOLY EUCHARIST, 8:30 am
  • CHORAL EUCHARIST, 10:30 am

Vestry is Sunday, February 24th. Please note there will be only one service that Sunday at 10 am and Vestry will follow, at about 11 am.

 **VESTRY REPORTS are available. Please pick up your copy and read it before Vestry and bring it with you.  

GOOD FOOD BOXES will be Friday, Feb. 22nd

FLOWERS – Anyone who would like to provide flowers in March  call…..905-627-1424

SUGGESTED NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION!!  Establish a habit of bringing in a CAN OF FOOD each week when you come to church on Sunday to put on the table in the Narthex for St. Matthew’s House.  If even half of us did that, there would be fifty or so cans a week! WOW! Can we do that?

WOMEN OF ST JAMES & FRIENDS WOMEN OF ST JAMES & FRIENDS – Plans for our annual retreat, April 5-7, 2019, at Loyola House, are well under way. Our guest speaker, Alison Bastarache, a Reiki Master and Intuitive Energy worker, has been confirmed and is excited to spend the weekend with us. Brochures and Registration is available after the service, on Sunday in the Dundas Room, as well as, through Nyle in the church office. Contact Angela or Marline

TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EVENT – Friday Feb. 15th.  7-9 p.m. St. Paul’s UC, 29 Park St., Dundas.  We are discussing the book All Our Relations by Tanya Talaga that was the Massey Lectures series on CBC last year.  Read the book; listen to the Pod Cast; or just come along for discussion on the treatment of Indigenous Peoples around the world. Please contact Sue Carson or Jackie Donnelly for more information.  Sue has the book All Our Relations if you would like to borrow it.

ROUTES YOUTH CENTRE ANNUAL DINNER & SILENT AUCTION is 6:00 PM Friday, February 22nd at the Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club.  For tickets call 905-929-0572.

HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZER, HAITI – The annual fund-raising Dinner and Silent Auction in support of this hospital, will take place on Saturday February 23 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre.   The ticket price is $80pp and a $35 tax receipt is issued. Call the office 905-627-1424

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER is on Tuesday, March 5th, 5-6.30pm. Please join us for pancakes and sausages, coffee, tea, juice and dessert. Adults. $8.    Children under 10. $6.      Family. (2adults and 2 children). $24

9TH ANNUAL WINTER COAT AND BOOT DRIVE – WINTER COATS and BOOTS are coming in!  More expected as the weather gets colder and need greater! Please bring in ONLY winter coats and boots for men women and children.  Gloves and mitts for men also neededREMINDER:  Contributions to the COAT AND BOOT DRIVE are much appreciated but PLEASE leave them ONLY at the back of the stage in the Dundas Room.  Thank you!

NEEDED VOLUNTEERS for a few hours at the Eva Rothwell Centre, Hamilton, to sort clothing donated to St. Matthew’s House for distribution to people in need of them. More info contact the office 905-627-1424

 ST. JAMES GALLERY – February’s artist is Jackie Bird. Come and enjoy the art!


Spring will come, honestly, and with it, spring cleaning.

When sorting, please keep our Treasurers sale in mind.

We are looking for jewellery, china, crystal and other interesting items.

Evening bags, stoles and gloves are going to be a new feature this time.

The sale is May 11 but we will gladly accept donations anytime, clearly labeled T&T.

Contact the office 905-627-1424



Mondays – GAMES AFTERNOON (1st &3rd Monday) at 1:30 pm in Parlour

– EFM at 7 pm in the Parlour

Tuesdays – BODY & SOUL 10 – 11:30 am.

– MEN’S SPIRITUALITY GROUP (2nd and 4th Tuesday) at 7 pm (Parlour)

Wednesdays – KNIT GROUP- at 1:30 pm (Parlour)

– WOMEN’S’ WRITING GROUP (3rd Wed. at 7:30 pm (Parlour)

Thursdays– CHOIR PRACTICE–7:30 – 9 pm

– ST. CECILIA SINGERS at 4:45-5:45 pm

Fridays      – SACRED CIRCLE DANCING Feb 22 at 7:30 pm (Dundas Room).








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