Announcements September 10, 2017

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Sept 10):

Offering Receivers: David & Leslee Dell, Humphery Akwar, Brian Barnes
Counters: David Dell, Helen & Ron Bagnell, Brian Barnes
Scripture Reader: Rose Carolyn Smith
Greeters: Doris Stairs
Coffee Hour: Jeanne Kaye & Dick Speight
Nursery: Cindy Cunningham, Alex Cunningham
Church School: Tamela Collrin, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Next week’s volunteers (Sept 17):

Offering Receivers: Paul Lawson, Tony Watson, Volunteers Needed
Counters: David Dell, Bill Cockburn, Paul Lawson
Scripture Reader: Drew Speight
Greeters: Volunteers Needed
Coffee Hour: Corn Boil Potluck
Nursery: Volunteers Needed
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Joint Search Committee & Session Meeting, followed by Session Meeting – Monday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. (Note:  Meeting to take place at the church and will be a regular meeting, not potluck)

Next Regular Search Committee Meeting – Thurs, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Church School resumes  this Sunday, Sept. 10th.  If you would like to be a part of our team as a storyteller or doorkeeper, please talk to Jordan or Terri.

Church Corn Boil – Sunday, Sept 17th. Join us following the worship service for our Annual Fellowship Corn Boil!

The Link – Do you have a poem, story, recipe or article you think would be of interest to others? Preparations are underway for the Fall issue of “The Link”.  Deadline for submissions is September 10th.

Tuesday Morning Ladies Group will be resuming on September 12th at 9:30am.  We’ll meet in the kitchen and enjoy each other’s company along with a cup of coffee/tea, some lovely goodies and devotions. Please come and join us.

Annual Youth Campfire at Odell – Friday, September 22nd from 6:30PM to 10:00PM. Campfire at Odell followed by a hike back to the church for more food and fun. Please let Jordan know as soon as possible if you are interested.

College and Career Dinner – Sunday, September 24th from 5:00 to 8:00 at Jordan and Candace’s place in Maugerville. Drives can be arranged and diets accommodated. Please let Jordan know by the 23rd if you are interested.

Presbyterian College 2018 Cuba Study Tour – The Presbyterian College/Montreal School of Theology will hold its annual Cuba Study Tour in January 2018 and are welcoming a limited number of non-students to join the tour. The cost for the one-week study tour is $2,500/person and includes travel, accommodation, and most activities within Cuba. The purpose of the trip is to meet with Cuban Christians, to explore the identity of the church in Cuba, and to understand what it means for the church of Jesus Christ to find expression in different contexts.  For more info, check out  .  The deadline to apply is Sept 15, and non PC students must have a reference letter from their minister (in this case, Rev. Wendy).   Rev. Wendy participated in the 2011 study tour and can also share more info on this enriching travel opportunity.

Pulpit Supply:

Sept 10 – The Rev. Canon William MacMullin
Sept 17 – Rev. Wendy MacWilliams
Sept 24 – Drew Speight
Oct 1 (World Communion Sunday) – Rev. Dr. Basil Lowery
Oct 8 (Harvest Sunday) – Drew Speight
Oct 15 – Rev. Wendy MacWilliams
Oct 22 – Marg Leonard
Oct 29 (Reformation Sunday) – Jeanne Kay Speight

Girl Guides and Scouts – Sparks, Brownies and Guides meet on Wednesdays beginning September 13.  Beavers, Cubs and Scouts meet Tuesday evenings beginning September 19. The 5th Fredericton Scouts registration might is Sept 12 from 6 – 7:30 pm in the church hall.

Annual Twilight Retreat – Monday, Sept 11 at St. Theresa’s Church beginning at 4:30 pm, potluck at 5:30 pm. Theme is: “Inspired by the Spirit-Women Respond to God’s Call”. Men, women and teens are welcome.  Contact Debbie at 472-2916 for more information.

Terry Fox Run –  Sept. 17 at Queen’s Square. Registration at 12noon, race at 1:00 pm.  For further information, please visit