Announcements November 6, 2016

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (November 6):

Offering Receivers: John Murray, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson, Mary Hossack
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson, Vickie MacLeod
Scripture Reader: Calvin MacIntosh
Greeters: Mary Hossack
Coffee Hour: Juliet & Dallas Davis
Nursery: Jane Murray, Rebecca Jonah
Church School: Tamela Collrin (Grades 6 – 12 stay for worship service)

Next Week (November 13):

Offering Receivers: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Max & Mavis Cater
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Ron & Helen MacKinnon-Bagnell, Greg & Sheila Black
Scripture Reader: Tim Blom
Greeters: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Max & Mavis Cater
Coffee Hour: Dick & Jeanne Kaye Speight
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Jordan & Candace Schriver

Please join us in the hall as we celebrate  birthdays. Whether it be a milestone or not we have reason to celebrate and thank God for his beautiful gift of life.  Of course, we have cake but let’s not let cake be the focus, it is the people we wish to celebrate!
Jane Murray
Wanda Klingbell
Vergil Varlan
Glenn Collrin
David Dell
Reigh Eldridge
Doug Gordon
Kimberly Astle
Terri Astle
Emma Wilson
Colleen Bouchard

 Cookie Dough – Mission Development & Social Action Committee have cookie dough available for purchase for $10/tub – Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Ginger and Shortbread.

 The Link – Do you have a poem, story, recipe or article you think would be of interest to others? Preparations are underway for the Advent issue of “The Link”.  Please note, the deadline has been extended to November 6.

Jr / Sr High School Event – Night Games, Nov 13 at 6:30pm.  No overhead lights will be turned on for the duration of the event; all light will come from glow sticks, flash lights, electric lanterns etc. Hide and go seek, Sardines etc.

The Tuesday Morning Ladies Group – would like to thank all those who contributed to the recent church ‘Yard Sale’ that raised over $1300.

Time of Corporate Prayer – All are welcome to come gather in the church hall Sunday, Nov 6th (this evening) at 7 pm for a time of praise and prayer.  Questions can be directed to Jane Murray at 457-1251 (we meet every second week).

Save the Date – Join us on November 25th  for the The Great ADVENTure.

Volunteering in 2017 –  Saint Andrew’s is blessed with many volunteers.   Please consider joining this dedicated group by adding your name to the volunteer roster for 2017.  Opportunities include: Offering Counter, Offering Receiver, Greeter, Scripture Reader, Coffee Hour Host, Nursery Helper, Church School Teacher or Helper. If you are interested in helping in any of these areas please contact the office.  The new roster will begin in January.

The Arthritis Society – is hosting “Ease the Pain: Seniors Take Charge of Arthritis”, on Sat, Nov 12, at the Delta.  Conference runs from 9:30 to 4 pm, lunch and refreshments included. Cost is $10.  Please see poster on bulletin board for more information.

Ten Thousand Villages Sale –  A sale of beautiful, fairly-traded gifts benefiting artisans from more than 30 developing countries. Friday, Nov 18th, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, Nov 19th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Wilmot United Church.   Admission is free.