Parish News

1 Feb

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2018, REMEMBRANCE DAY

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

 

43rd HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR & DICKENS LANE ARTISAN SHOWCASE

SATURDAY DECEMBER 1st, 2018

tickets $25.00 ~ available from church office

The St. James’ Holiday House Tour is fast approaching.

Five homes open at 12 noon.

 Artisan Showcase opens at 11 am.

For the House Tour to be successful we need many volunteers to do a myriad of tasks. Please, CAREFULLY READ the “HELP NEEDED” sheets in the narthex, then place your name beside the job that best suits your interest and your talents!

Let’s pull together to make this the most successful HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR AND ARTISANS SHOWCASE, ever!

 

WOMEN OF ST JAMES & FRIENDS – SAVE THE DATE

Please mark these dates on your calendar: Friday, December 7th for our Annual Christmas Dinner and the weekend of April 5-7, 2019 for our Annual Retreat at Loyola House. Both promise to be wonderful events (more info to come…) Contact the office for more information 905-627-1424

9TH ANNUAL WINTER COAT AND BOOT DRIVE  

Please bring in ONLY winter coats and boots for men women and children.  Gloves and mitts for men also needed.  These items will be made readily accessible to people in need of them through St. Matthew’s House. “Can we collect 350 coats?”  And the people answered heartily, “Yes, we can!”

2019 ANGLICAN CHURCH CALENDARS – for sale for $6 each in the Narthex. Wonderful stocking stuffers!

DEADLINE FOR THE ADVENT-CHRISTMAS-EPIPHANY NEWSLETTER is Sunday, November 11th. Submissions may be sent to st.jamesanglican@bellnet.ca or left in the church office. Thanks to all of you for helping to make ‘HAPPENINGS’ a lively report on our life together!

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JAMS & PRESERVES ~ Anyone who is preserving or jamming this fall, please set aside a few jars for the sale at the House Tour in December.

APPLE PIES – Help is needed on Saturday November 17, 10am-1pm, and Sunday, November 18th, 8:30am- 1pm. There is a sheet in the Narthex where you can sign up for making pastry, peeling apples, core or slice apples, roll pie shells and tops. Please bring your own utensils. You can also make some pastry at home and bring it with you. I have plenty of all-purpose flour which you can have for home uses, so please see me. Thank you for pitching in! Jill

 PRAYER CHAIN – This group of prayerful people will pray for courage and healing in times when it is difficult to pray for oneself. Prayer requests are held in the strictest confidence. If you need prayer phone the office to make contact with the Prayer Chain 905-627-1424

COFFEE ON SUNDAYS– There is a signup list in the kitchen for “clean up” and “putting away tables and chairs”. I need the help! Thank you – Auntie Jill

JAMES GALLERY – Double your enjoyment on your visit to the gallery as we feature two artists. “Voices & Conversation” by Margot Roi and “Masks” by Rob Roi. Exhibition throughout the month of November and December.

ADVENT LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITALS – Bring your lunch and soak in the wonderful music! Tuesday December 4th , 11th, and 18th from 12:15 to 1pm. Admission $5. Tea and coffee will be served. (see Advent Organ Recital Section for more information).

ONGOING:

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 -Lorraine Sommerville writer from the

Spectator

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

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

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

Thursdays- CHOIR PRACTICE–7:30 – 9 pm

– ST. CECILIA SINGERS at 4:45-5:45pm

Fridays      – SACRED CIRCLE DANCING Nov.23 at 7:30 pm (Dundas Room)

 

 

 

 

 

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