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1 Feb


SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER AT ST. JAMES ~ Tuesday, February 13th, 5 to 6:30 pm. Please join us for pancakes and sausages, coffee, tea and juice. Adults $8, Children under 10, $6, Family (2 adult, 2 children) $24.

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE at 7:30pm. on February 14thEucharist and imposition of ashes. 

Can you give it up for the Earth for Lent?  During Lent the Green Team will have a table in the Narthex and we are hoping you can participate.  As the Earth needs our help Lent is a good time to take action.  Is there something you know you could change that would make a difference – however small – one step in the right direction is all it takes.  Could you NOT use plastic water bottles for a week or all 6 weeks?  Could you leave your car at home one day a week?  Could one or 2 days a week be meat free?  The suggestions are endless the choice is yours.  Check the lists in the Narthex and starting on Ash Wednesday, fill in a leaf and let’s make some environmentally good choices and Give something up for the Earth. Thanks from the Green Team.

EVENSONG returns at 4pm on Sunday February 18th.

ROAST PORK DINNER ~ The tradition continues!! Following Evensong on Sunday February 18th, there will be a Roast Pork Dinner, with all the trimmings. Tickets are $12.50 per adult, $6.00 for children 12 and under, and $32.00 for a family of 2 adults & 2 children. Tickets will be on sale on Sundays after both services, plus also available from the church office. Deadline to buy/reserve tickets will be noon on Friday February 16th!!! otherwise adult tickets at the door will be $15. For more info contact Jill at 905 628 4657 or Lil at 905 627 3140.

LENTEN LUNCHTIME ORGAN CONCERT SERIES at St. James! Admission $5. Coffee & Tea will be served. Bring your own lunch. 12:15 to 1pm on Tuesdays February 20 (Christopher Dawes), February 27(Mark D. Himmelman) , March 6 (Ian Sadler), March 13 (Andrew Adair), March 20 (Richard Hansen)

GOOD FOOD BOX day is Friday February 23rd.  Let the office know if you want a box this month.


Mondays – GAMES AFTERNOON (first & third Monday) at 1:30PM in Parlour
– EFM weekly at 7pm in the Parlour
– POETRY GROUP (2nd and 4th Mondays) at 1:30pm (Parlour)
Tuesdays – BODY & SOUL weekly at 10-11:45. Feb 13 discussion on Love
– MEN’S SPIRITUALITY GROUP (2nd and 4th Tuesday) at 7pm(Parlour)
Wednesdays – KNIT GROUP at 1:30pm in the Parlour.
– WOMENS’ WRITING GROUP (third Wednesday) at 7:30 pm
Thursdays – CHOIR PRACTICE at 7:30 pm, Children’s Choir from 4:45 to 5:45pm
Fridays – SACRED CIRCLE DANCING 4th week at 7:30 pm

COMMUNITY DINNERS ~ Anyone interested in helping out with these happy get togethers, please let us know.

MEALS ON WHEELS needs helpers, even if you can only fill in when someone is away. Contact the office.

ART DISPLAY for the month of February features new paintings by Debra Carson & Mary Pat Fuchs.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER~ Friday, March 2, 2018.  Looking for 2 people to sit on a committee for World Day of Prayer. Please contact the office if you are interested.


LUNCH & LEARN Dundas Community Services is hosting a ‘Lunch & Learn’ educational seminar for seniors, caregivers and recent retirees on the topic of Back Pain & Sciatica, on Monday, February 12th, 2018 from 12:00 pm – 1:30pm at Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park Street West, Dundas. Our speaker, Avinash Singh, of Dundas Physio and Rehab, will provide a workshop that focuses on the three most common causes of back pain and sciatica and what successful treatment and permanent relief looks like. Participants are eligible for a free screening. To register, please call 905-627-5461. Please bring a bagged lunch

8th ANNUAL HISTORICAL GATHERING AND CULTURAL SERIES showcasing the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation; Feb 14, 15, 16. Learn their rich history and culture. Free event, but you MUST register to reserve your spot. Register for one or more days. Catered Lunch provided. 905-768-0100 or Carpooling recommended.

ROUTES YOUTH CENTRE is holding their annual Dinner & Silent Auction at 6:00 PM Friday, February 23rd at the Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club. For info and tickets please call Art Samson, 905 627-4334; Jenna Mitchell 905 929-0572.

HAITI HAPPENING Fundraising Dinner ~ Saturday February 24th 2018 Canadian Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer – Haiti will host their major fundraising event, on Saturday, February 24th at Carmen’s Banquet Centre. All monies raised go to support Maternal & Child Health at this hospital in Haiti. Tickets are $75 each, with a tax receipt issued for $40 ~ Cocktails at 6pm, with a Haitian Meal at 7pm ~ a Silent Auction of Haitian & local Hamilton arts & crafts will be held throughout the evening. For more information & tickets, contact Mick + Lil Stewart, 905 627 3140 or
For information about the hospital visit

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