Parish News

1 Feb

SUNDAY JUNE 16, 2019    TRINITY SUNDAY AND FATHERS’ DAY

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


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EDUCATION FOR MINISTRY (EfM) program. NOW IS THE TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE 2019-2020 PROGRAM YEAR!

HEAR YE!  HEAR YE!  Association of Dundas Churches monthly meeting, Thursday,  June 27th  St. Paul’s United Church parlour,  7 pm. Find out all about it! A conversation with Arlene VanderBeek, Ward 1 Hamilton City Councillor is scheduled as part of the agenda.  For more information about ADC, or if you would like to attend the meeting, please contact one of the St. James reps Rev. Peter, Nora Coe, or Anne Washington.

THANK YOU for your donations of canned foods, packaged goods and money for St. Matthew’s House Food Bank. PLEASE make an extra effort to continue to bring them in during the summer to avoid the risk of empty Food Bank Shelves and hungry people.

REMINDER to bring in your used eye and sunglasses.  Please deposit them in the container on the table in the narthex.  Once restored, they are used on medical missions abroad.  Used postage stamps continue to be sent to the Leprosy Mission in Toronto where they are sold to raise money for treatment of Leprosy.

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TRC NEWS (Truth and Reconciliation) – Coming events:

Monday, June 17, Moon Ceremony at 7pm. Five Oaks, 1 Bethal Rd., Paris. Everyone welcome!  Bring a skirt, a container of water, piece of fruit, blanket and chair if needed. Call 519-445-2424 (Rhonda) for information.

Wednesday,  June 19, 7:00 pm at Christ’s Church Cathedral, Hamilton **Viewing of film: Doctrine of Discovery:  Stolen Lands, Strong Hearts, which is a film about a devastating decision, made over 500 years ago, which continues to profoundly impact Indigenous and Settler people worldwide.  Master of Ceremonies will be the Venerable Valerie Kerr, Archdeacon for Truth, Reconciliation and Indigenous Ministry with special guest, The Right Rev. Mark MacDonald, the Anglican Church of Canada’s first National Indigenous Bishop.

Thursday, June 20 Nations Uniting Bible Study from 1:30-4pm1652 Chiefswood Rd., Oshweken. Bible study based on the book Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization. No need to purchase book or read ahead of study. Just be prepared to come and listen, be open to a new perspective and have an opportunity to be in the conversation.

 Friday, June 21,  12:00 – 1:00 pm at City Hall, Forecourt Come and enjoy a piece of cake in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day

Friday, June 21,  8:00 pm

Westdale ArtsFest featuring Susan Aglukark and Amanda Rheaume  Westdale Theatre  $20 per ticket

Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23                                                                                        Soaring Spirit Festival at Pier Four Park, Hamilton. Sunrise and Water Ceremonies, Pow Wow Grand Entry, community feast, live Indigenous music, vendors.

Wednesday, June 26 – Grandmothers Tea at Five Oaks, 1 Bethal Rd., Paris. Noon – 2pm. Potluck luncheon bring your favourite dish or dessert.

Friday,  July 26 – Sunday, July 28                                                                                     Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Chiefswood Park, near Middleport in Brant County

***Canadian Geographic has published a set of 4 books which shares the stories, perspectives and history of the Indigenous People of Canada “Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada”, part one…” Metis”

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 MANY OF OUR PROGRAMMES ARE TAKING A BREAK OVER SUMMER AND WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER

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

EFM resumes in September

TuesdaysBODY & SOUL 10 – 11:30 AM Resumes in September

MEN’S SPIRITUALITY GROUP resumes in September

WednesdaysKNIT GROUP- at 1:30 pm (Parlour) Resumes in September

WOMEN’S WRITING GROUP (3rd Wed.) at 7:30 pm (Parlour)                                        Resumes in September after June 19th meeting.

Thursdays CHOIR PRACTICE–7:30 – 9 pm                                                                       Summer break after June 16 Resumes September 8

– ST. CECILIA SINGERS at 4:45-5:45pm                                                                                     Summer break after June 16 Resumes September 8

Fridays      – SACRED CIRCLE DANCING June 28 at 7:30 pm (Dundas Room).


 

 

                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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