Announcements November 4, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Nov 4):

Offering Receivers: Lucille & Don McCrea, Jean & Al Boudreau
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Peggy & Calvin MacIntosh
Scripture Reader: Annette Stehouwer
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Linda Pond, Phyllis Llewellyn
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Jacqueline Cleland, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Nov. 11)

Offering Receivers: Youth
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Margo & Larry Sheppard
Scripture Reader:  Youth
Greeters: Rose Johnston
Coffee Hour:  Juliet & Dallas Davis
Nursery:  Volunteers Needed
Church School: Youth stay for worship service

Celebrating November Birthdays: 
Wanda Klingbell                                                                                                               Vergil Varlan                                                                                                                           Glenn Collrin
David Dell                                                                                                                       Doug Gordon                                                                                                                           Kimberly Astle                                                                                                                        Terri Astle                                                                                                                                  Emma Wilson                                                                                                                           Colleen Bouchard

Remembrance Day Bulletin Board – To commemorate Remembrance Day this year, we will be preparing a bulletin board of photos of our ancestors and family members who served in the armed forces (with a special focus on the First and Second World War). We are looking for copies of photos, and a line or two describing the individuals’ service history. If you would like to be a part of this, please let Jordan or Terri know.

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”. Deadline for submissions is Nov 4. Please email material to the church office.

Youth Event: Dark games and doughnuts: Sunday, November 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 at the church, we will be playing all of the lights-out favourites, and having doughnuts. Healthy snacks will also be available.

Cookie Dough – The cookie dough has arrived! Choose from chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, ginger and shortbread. At $10 a tub, it’s an easy way to bake cookies. The sale is a fund raiser for the Mission Committee. For pickup see Dallas Davis after worship service.

Parking Restrictions – Winter parking restrictions are now in effect along Carleton Street as well as other nearby streets. Please watch for winter parking restriction signs and follow city by-laws to avoid ticketing.

Thank you – The Tuesday Morning Ladies Group thanks all those who contributed to the fall yard sale which raised over $1,100. Special thanks to George Hayward for taking the men’s clothing to the shelter. The donation was appreciated.

Excerpts from our weekly services are now available as podcasts! If you cannot join us in person for a service, point your favourite podcast app (such as iTunes, iOS Podcasts or Google Podcasts) at and you will hear scripture readings and the message from recent services. The same audio, with or without a video track of church photographs, can be found on our homepage.

Ten Thousand Villages Sale – The 17th Fredericton Festival Sale will be held Friday, November 9th, from 10:00am – 7:00pm and Saturday, November 10th from 9:00am – 4:00pm at Wilmot Church. Admission is free.

Men’s Spirituality Workshop – Sts John and Paul Church, New Maryland, is hosting Mr. Bill Kolodnicki, a member of Illuman, a men’s rite of passage program developed by Fr Richard Rohr, a globally recognized ecumenical teacher and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Illuman focuses on providing men an opportunity through ritual, teaching and communication to explore what really matters to them. It will happen Wed. Nov 14 from 9:00 to 3:00 at Sts John and Paul Church hall. Open to men of all faiths. For more information, go to You can preregister no later than Nov 7 by contacting Phil Foreman (459-8802) (

Saint Cecilia’s Day Concert – The Fredericton Choral Society and the Fredericton Symphony Orchestra present A Saint Cecilia’s Day Concert in celebration of the bicentennial of Charles Gounod on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM. The concert will take place at the Wilmot United Church and features soloists Sally Dibblee, Justin Guignard, Paul Bustin, Helena Janis and organist, David Drinkell. Tickets are available at Westminster Books, members of the orchestra and choir or at the door.
Ticket Prices are as follows; General: $25, Students: $10, Children 12 and Under: Free.