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Announcements November 18, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Nov 18)

Offering Receivers: Vickie MacLeod, Rose Johnston, Brian Barnes,                                                  Paul Lawson
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson,                                                        Vickie MacLeod
Scripture Reader: Maxine Campbell
Greeters: Mary Hossack
Coffee Hour: Leslie & David Dell
Nursery: Mary Hossack, Rebecca Jonah
Church School: Terri Astle, Jacqueline Cleland, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Nov 25)

Offering Receivers: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Helen & Ron Bagnell
Counters:  Andrew Ottens, Drew Speight, Helen & Ron Bagnell
Scripture Reader: Calvin MacIntosh
Greeters:  Volunteer Needed
Coffee Hour: Jeanne Kaye & Dick Speight
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheen Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Jacqueline Cleland,                                                                                    Jordan & Candace Schriver

Advent Season Bible Study – Join in around the gathering table in the kitchen on Tuesday mornings at 11 am beginning Nov 27 for four weeks. Please let Rev Jon or the office sapc@sapc.ca know if you are able to attend.

Get ready for The Great ADVENTure! Friday, Nov 30th at 5pm. Pizza followed by activities for the children and church decorating for Advent.

The Link – Don’t forget to pick up your copy of the latest newsletter at the back of the sanctuary on Sunday.

Minister’s Moving Fund

The moving van on the map at the back of the sanctuary has covered many kilometres between Fingal, Ontario and the Van Den Berg’s new home in Fredericton. Every $5.00 received will move the van an additional kilometre along the route. Envelopes are available at the back of the church giving you an opportunity to offset these moving expenses not included in the annual budget.

As of November, the moving fund has $5,230 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map, our virtual moving van is puttering through Quebec, having now reached Saint-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud, a distance of 1046 km out of 1600).

Volunteering in 2019 – Saint Andrew’s is blessed with many volunteers. Please consider joining this dedicated group by adding your name to the volunteer roster for 2019. Opportunities include: Offering Counter, Offering Receiver, Greeter, Scripture Reader, Coffee Hour Host, Nursery Helper or Church School Teacher. If you are interested in helping in any of these areas please contact the office at 455-8220 or sapc@sapc.ca

Thank you to Terri Astle and the Church School for preparing the special Remembrance Day bulletin board in the hall.

Memorial Tree Lighting – McAdam’s Funeral Home is pleased to host an evening of comfort and remembrance, as we pause to reflect on the season and those who have shared seasons past. The service will be held on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 pm at McAdam’s Funeral Home chapel.

Cookie Dough – 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.

Announcements November 11, 2018

Thank you to this 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

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Nov18)

Offering Receivers: Vickie MacLeod, Rose Johnston, Brian Barnes,                                                  Paul Lawson
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson,                                                         Vickie MacLeod
Scripture Reader: Calvin MacIntosh
Greeters: Mary Hossack
Coffee Hour: Leslie & David Dell
Nursery: Mary Hossack, Rebecca Jonah
Church School: Terri Astle, Jacqueline Cleland,                                                                                    Candace & Jordan Schriver

Remembrance Day Bulletin Board – Please take the time to view the bulletin board display in the hall. The board has been prepared by the church school to commemorate Remembrance Day this year, with photos of our ancestors and family members who served in the armed forces (with a special focus on the First and Second World War). Thank you to all those who contributed photos.

Volunteering in 2019 – Saint Andrew’s is blessed with many volunteers. Please consider joining this dedicated group by adding your name to the volunteer roster for 2019. Opportunities include: Offering Counter, Offering Receiver, Greeter, Scripture Reader, Coffee Hour Host, Nursery Helper or Church School Teacher. If you are interested in helping in any of these areas please contact the office at 455-8220 or sapc@sapc.ca The new roster will begin in January.

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.

Podcast – 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 http://sapc.ca/sermons/feed/ and you will hear scripture readings and the message from recent services. The same audio can be found on our sapc.ca homepage.

Ten Thousand Villages Sale – Fri., Nov 9, from 10:00am – 7:00pm and Sat., Nov 10 from 9:00am – 4:00pm at Wilmot Church. Admission is free.

Saint Cecilia’s Day Concert – The Fredericton Choral Society and the Fredericton Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM at Wilmot United Church. Tickets are available at Westminster Books or at the door.

Nashwaaksis United Church – UCW Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 17 from 9AM – Noon. Craft tables, bake tables, Silent Auction. Continental Breakfast and much more!
And, Beef Stew Take-Out on Friday, November 23, pick-up between 4-6pm. Enjoy beef stew, dumplings, roll and carrot cake with cream cheese icing for $12. Phone 450-7151 to reserve your take-out meals.

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 http://sapc.ca/sermons/feed/ 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 sapc.ca 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 Illuman.org. You can preregister no later than Nov 7 by contacting Phil Foreman (459-8802) (pmlf@rogers.com).

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.

Announcements July 15, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (July 15)

Offering Receivers: Humphrey Akwar, Jessie Sagawa, Volunteers Needed
Counters: John Astle, Brian Barnes
Scripture Reader: Rose Carolyn Smith
Greeters: Humphrey Akwar, Jessie Sagawa
Lemonade on the Lawn: Volunteer Needed
Nursery/Supervision: Jacqueline Howie Cleland, Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (July 22)

Offering Receivers: Bob & Marg Leonard, Ron Bagnell, Volunteer Needed
Counters: John Astle, Rebecca Jonah
Scripture Reader: Ron Bagnell
Greeters: Bob & Marg Leonard
Lemonade on the Lawn: Volunteer Needed
Nursery/Supervision: Volunteers Needed

Noon Hour Recital – Featuring the Lintuhtine Performance Choir with guest musician Sidney Murgatroyd. Wednesday July 18, 12:10pm-12:50pm at Saint Anne’s Chapel of Ease. Admission by freewill donation to support the music programs at Christ Church Parish Church.

Save the Date! – On August 5th come enjoy a Summer Music Concert here at Saint Andrew’s at 3pm. Reception to follow in the church hall.

Pulpit Supply:
  • July 15 – Jeanne Kaye Speight
  • July 22 – Rev. Dr. Phil Lee
  • July 29 – Marlene Phillips

Annoucements August 20, 2017

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Aug 20)
Offering Receivers: Linda Pond, Al & Jean Boudreau, Heather Labadie
Counters: Linda Pond, Al & Jean Boudreau
Scripture Reader: Jeanne Kaye Speight
Greeters: Al & Arlene MacDonald
Lemonade on the Lawn: Carol & Murray McEachen
Nursery/Supervision: Volunteers Needed

Next week’s volunteers (Aug 27)
Offering Receivers: Linda Pond, Margo & Larry Sheppard, Wanda Klingbell
Counters: Linda Pond, Margo & Larry Sheppard, Wanda Klingbell
Scripture Reader: Volunteer Needed
Greeters: Wanda Klingbell, Hollie Craig
Lemonade on the Lawn: Volunteer Needed
Nursery/Supervision: Volunteers Needed

Summer Concert – Sunday evening, August 27th, 7:00 pm here at Saint Andrew’s Church, featuring Maple Syrup, a quartet singing in barbershop style presenting music ranging from traditional barbershop favourites to more upbeat “modern” tunes, hymns and spirituals – all sung in barbershop harmonies. Please join us for a delightful evening of music with reception to follow in Church Hall. Admittance by free will offering at the door.

Pulpit Supply:
Aug. 20 – Rev. Basil Lowery
Aug. 27 – Marg Leonard