Announcements October 14, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Oct. 14)

Offering Receivers: Wanda Klingbell, Rose Johnston, Vergil & Mary Jane Varlan
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Calvin & Peggy MacIntosh
Scripture Reader: Kathy MacKay
Greeters: Rose Johnston
Coffee Hour: Blom Family
Nursery: Rebecca Jonah, Volunteer Needed
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Oct. 21)

Offering Receivers: Al & Jean Boudreau
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Al & Jean Boudreau
Scripture Reader: Ron Bagnell
Greeters: Volunteer Needed
Coffee Hour: Ardean MacKinnon Hayward & George Hayward
Nursery: Mary Hossack, Rebecca Jonah
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Youth Event – Fooserbowl Party: Sunday, October 14th from  6:30 to 8:30PM, all the fun of a Super Bowl party but around a foosball table.

Library – Our library is back in service following the floor repair work in the hall.  Stop by and have a look at the numerous titles available to be checked out.

Fredericton Women’s Inter-Church Council – Annual General Meeting on, Monday, October 22 at 1:30pm at St. Paul’s United Church. Everyone of any denomination of faith is welcome to attend.  The 2019 World Day of Prayer service has been prepared by the women of  Slovenia.
Our Guest speaker will be Rev. Shirley DeMerchant, President of the Canadian Women’s Inter-Church Council.

Thank You! – Basil and Edith Lowery would like to thank all those who attended the Open House on the occasion of Basil’s designation as Minister Emeritus of Saint Andrew’s Church.  To those who came and to those who were unable to come but sent best wishes, to those who brought greetings to us and helped to make this day a special one, we are very grateful.  God bless you all.

There will be a Congregational Wedding Shower for Humphrey Akwar and Catherine Wilson (Cat) on Sunday, October 28 following the morning worship service.  It will take the form of an Enhanced Coffee Hour and sandwiches and sweets will be served as a light lunch.  We are asking that those whose last names begin with A  – L, provide a plate of sweets and M – Z a plate of sandwiches.  A basket will be provided for your cards, gift cards and best wishes.

College and Career DinnerSunday, October 28 at Jordan and Candace’s place in Maugerville from 6:30 to 9:30. Drives can be arranged and diets accommodated, please let Jordan know if you can make it.

Fall Indoor Yard Sale – As you prepare for Fall and Winter, please set aside clothing and household goods for this upcoming fundraiser to be held Friday, Oct 26th 6-8pm and Saturday, Oct 27th 9am-noon.  Donations can be dropped off Oct 22nd to 26th between 9am – 1pm.

Roast Pork Dinner – Saturday, October 20, 5:30 pm, Nashwaaksis United Church.  Enjoy roast pork with all the trimmings including homemade apple sauce, and carrot cake.  Cost is $14.  Phone 450-7151 for reservations.

Pops Organ Recital: Remembering Elmer Bourque – The Fredericton Organists’ Association (FOA) is pleased to present a recital of fun and entertaining organ music on Sunday, October 21 at 2pm at Christ Church Parish Church. Some of the works to be performed include Boellman’s “Toccata” from Suite Gothique, themes from the Harry Potter movies, an organ duet on The Stars and Stripes Forever, Denis Bedard’s Fantaisie sur O Canada, and Schneider’s Toccata on “Brother of Sleep.”  Freewill donation at the door with proceeds going towards an organ scholarship in memory of Elmer Bourque.

Joyful Sound Hand Chimes Ensemble for Seniors

As part of its ACTS for Seniors programming, St. James Presbyterian Church (Hanwell) is offering an 8-week hand chimes program.  No experience necessary.  Come and learn new music skills, make new friends, and have lots of fun.
Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. (Refreshments following class)
October 10 – November 28
No cost.
Instructor:  Arlene Pineo
Call or e-mail St. James to register.
450-4031 or

Minister’s Moving Fund

As of October 7, the moving fund has $5,035 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map below, at a rate of $5/km, our virtual moving van has reached Lévis, QC— a distance of 1007 km out of 1600).