Announcements April 2, 2017

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (April 2):

Offering Receivers: Margo & Larry Sheppard, Dallas & Juliet Davis
Counters: Calvin MacIntosh, Dallas & Juliet Davis
Scripture Reader: Jeanne Kaye Speight
Greeters: Juliet & Dallas Davis
Coffee Hour: Leifso Family
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Jacqueline Howie Cleland, Jordan & Candace Schriver

Next Week (April 9):

Offering Receivers: Elders
Counters: Calvin MacIntosh, Paul Lawson, Greg & Sheila Black
Scripture Reader: Jane Murray
Greeters: Blom Family
Coffee Hour: Heather Labadie
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Church School: Tamela Collrin, Jordan & Candace Schriver

Photo Directories – available for pick up at the back of the sanctuary.

The Link – Your Copy of “The Link” will be available this Sunday at the back of the sanctuary.

College and Career Lunch – Sunday, April 2nd from 1:00 to 4:00 at Jordan’s and Candace’s in Maugerville.

Spring Indoor Yard Sale – Friday, Apr 28 from 6 – 8pm and Saturday, Apr 29 from 9am – noon.  During your spring cleaning, please set aside clothing, kitchen items and household goods for this fundraiser.  Donations will be accepted the week of April 24th to 28th between 9 am and 1 pm.

Please join us in the hall as we celebrate April 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!
Mary Hossack
Heather Rutherford
Susan Currie
Rose Johnston
Shiela Watson White
Cathy Keetch
Mary Charters
Peggy MacIntosh
Ethan Stairs
Linda Pond
Mardi Cockburn
Ruth Craig
Davis Bragdon
Jacqueline Howie Cleland
Sheena Page
Doris Johnson
Nancy Nickerson
Krista Keetch
Victoria Wilson

Upcoming Easter Services:

  • Palm Sunday, April 9:
    • 11:00 am Communion Service
  • Maundy Thursday, April 13:
    • 5:30 pm Pot Luck at St. James, Hanwell
    • 7:30 pm Service at St. James, Hanwell
  • Good Friday, April 14:
    • 11:00 am Service at St. James, Hanwell
  • Easter Morning, March 27:
    • 9:00 am Song & Prayer followed by breakfast
    • 11:00 am Easter Worship

A Time of Prayer Every other Wednesday at 10 am. Our next gathering is April 12th.  For further information, contact Jane Murray.

Refundable Bottle Drive – In support of Omar Alkreiz and his classmates on their grade 8 school trip to Quebec City please bring your donations of “return for refund” containers on Sundays and place in or beside a drop off bin at the church hall entrance. If more convenient, there will be home pick-up on Saturday, April 1st. To arrange for this or an earlier pick-up of a large number call Dallas.

Lenten Recital – St. Paul’s United on April 5 from 12:10 – 12:50 pm.

On the Go at St. James Presbyterian Church – All ages are welcome!

  • Every Monday and Wednesday (1-4 pm) – Seniors’ Coffee House
  • Mid-Week Lenten Worship & Spiritual Reflection – 7 pm Tuesdays – April 4, 11
  • Inter-generational (all ages) Movie Night – Friday, March 31 (7 p.m.) featuring Sing. No cost.  Refreshments provided

Feed the Hungry Buffet Supper – March 31 4:30 to 6:30 pm. The youth at Nashwaaksis United Church are hosting a fundraiser for World Hunger. Proceeds will support UN World Food Initiatives.

Pulpit Supply

April 2 – Marg Leonard
Apr 9 – Rev. Wendy MacWilliams
Apr 16 – Drew Speight
Apr 23 – Rev. Bob Jones
Apr 30 – Rev. Bob Jones