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Announcements February 16, 2020

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Feb 16):

Greeters: Rebecca Jonah
Coffee Hosts: Dallas Davis
Scripture Reading: Volunteer Needed
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Offering Receivers: Sheila & Greg Black, Wanda Klingbell, Rose Johnston
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Greg & Sheila Black 

Next week’s volunteers (Feb 23):

Greeters: Mona Wilson
Coffee Hosts: Annual Meeting & Lunch
Scripture Reading: Cindy Howie
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Offering Receivers: Doris Stairs, Calvin MacIntosh, Jessie Sagawa, Humphrey Akwar
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Bill Cockburn, Vickie MacLeod

Annual Meeting – The Annual Meeting will take place next Sunday, February 23rd following worship service.  Potluck lunch provided by Board and Session members.

Outreach Initiative: “Caps” and KD

Please donate warm hats and non-perishable macaroni and cheese packages for the month of February to help people in need of warmth and comfort in the downtown core.

Barnabas Warming Centre (Brunswick Street Baptist Church) – Volunteers are needed to help provide a warm and welcoming environment. Sign up through ConnectFredericton.

Board of Managers – Anyone interested in serving as a Board Member, please contact Bill Cockburn.

Save The Date – Our annual March luncheon at the Courtyard at the Ramada is March 15.  Please plan to come and enjoy a lunch out with others from the congregation.  More details will follow soon.


Are you looking for a LENTEN BIBLE STUDY?The PCC (Presbyterian Church in Canada) is offering resources on “Lent for Everyone, Matthew, Year A.”  A lectionary based study on the book by the same name by N. T. Wright

There are three ways to participate

  1. Solo – read devotions daily on your own.  
  2. Small Group – read devotions daily and meet in a small group.  Discussion questions supplied.
  3. Join “Presbyterians Read Facebook Page”.  Read devotions daily and join in the discussion with participants across Canada.

For more information Sheila Black will be in the hall at coffee hour this Sunday. Sheila will be placing an order on Monday, through Parasource Marketing & Distribution, for the devotional book.  Cost is $20. Amazon could not guarantee delivery of the book but you can personally order the Kindle version  through Amazon for $8.79.  PLEASE LET SHEILA KNOW BY SUNDAY, FEB 16 if you would like her to order you a book.


Saturday, February 29A Leap Year DinnerSt. James Presbyterian Church

4-Courses:  Homemade tomato soup, winter salad, chicken cordon bleu with vegetables and rice, homemade cheesecake, beverages

Tickets:  $25 each (Please RSVP at 450-4031)

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6 p.m.

 

Announcements February 9, 2020

Join us in the hall on Sunday after worship for light refreshments to celebrate the Ordination of Elders

Elected Elders to be Ordained: Jamie Howie, Margo Sheppard, Wanda Klingbell

Previously Ordained Elected Elders: Rose Carolyn Smith, Hugh Astle, Cindy Howie, Ed Peterson and Calvin MacIntosh.

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Feb 9):

Greeters: Doris Johnson
Coffee Hosts: Fraser Family
Scripture Reading: Tony Watson
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Volunteers Needed
Offering Receivers: Vergil & Mary Jane Varlan, Greg & Sheila Black
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Greg & Sheila Black

Next week’s volunteers (Feb 16):

Greeters: Rebecca Jonah
Coffee Hosts: Sheila & Greg Black
Scripture Reading: Volunteer Needed
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Offering Receivers: Sheila & Greg Black, Wanda Klingbell, Rose Johnston
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Greg & Sheila Black

Please pick up your 2019 Annual Income Tax Receipt at the back of the sanctuary on Sunday.

Annual Meeting – The Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 23rd following worship service.  Potluck lunch provided by Board and Session members.

Outreach Initiative: “Caps” and KD

Please donate warm hats and non-perishable macaroni and cheese packages for the month of February to help people in need of warmth and comfort in the downtown core.

Barnabas Warming Centre (Brunswick Street Baptist Church) – Volunteers are needed to help provide a warm and welcoming environment. Sign up through ConnectFredericton.

Board of Managers – Anyone interested in serving as a Board Member, please contact Bill Cocburn.

Thank you – I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your kind generosity with the scholarship fund.  It was deeply touching to know the love of this church.  I have been blessed by your prayer, hugs and help.  Your kind generosity will allow me to focus mor on learning, for that I thank you.  Hugs, Jacqueline

Events at St. James Presbyterian Church – Valentine’s Tea, Fri, Feb 14 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. and A Leap Year Dinner on Sat, Feb 29 Tickets:  $25 each please RSVP at 450-4031.

 

Announcements February 2, 2020

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

Greeters: Lois Eldridge
Coffee Hosts: Carol & Murray McEachen
Scripture Reading: Eleanor Scott
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Offering Receivers: Al & Jean Boudreau, Rose Johnston, Wanda Klingbell
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Al & Jean Boudreau

Next week’s volunteers (Feb 9):

Greeters: Doris Johnson
Coffee Hosts: Fraser Family
Scripture Reading: Tony Watson
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Volunteers Needed
Offering Receivers: Vergil & Mary Jane Varlan, Greg & Sheila Black
Counters:  Calvin MacIntosh, Greg & Sheila Black

Join us in the hall after worship to celebrate February Birthdays:

Margaret Sisk-McCully
Juliet Davis
Tamela Collrin
Georgia Garnhum
Marlene Howie
Christina Blom
Gordon Scott
Stewart Page

Sunday, February 2 is PWS&D Sunday! It is a day to celebrate the ways our church is responding around the world to help lift vulnerable families out of hunger, poverty and oppression. We also pray for those who struggle for basic necessities and think about how we can help make a difference. Discover more at WeRespond.ca.

Annual Meeting – You are invited to come and join together at this year’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 9th following worship service.  Potluck lunch provided by Board and Session members.

Elder Election – The ballots have been counted and an ordination of new Elders is planned for the service on February 9th, the day when the Annual General Meeting follows the service. Seventy six (76) ballots were cast and 10 Elders will be added to the nine (9) members of Session who have terms expiring in later years.”

Outreach Initiative: “Caps” and KD

Please donate warm hats/ toques and non-perishable macaroni and cheese packages for the month of February to help people in need of warmth and comfort in the downtown core. 

Barnabas Warming Centre – Volunteers Needed

The Barnabas Warming Centre will provide a safe and welcoming environment where guests can come in out of the elements to enjoy warm beverages, light snacks, games and movies. The space, provided by Brunswick Street Baptist Church, is located behind the church at  359 George Street and will be open from 1:00 – 4:30 pm seven days a week.  Volunteers are needed to help provide a warm and welcoming environment.  A staff coordinator will be there to support the warming centre guests and volunteers. Volunteers can sign up through ConnectFredericton

World Day of Prayer Bible Study – Hosted by the Fredericton Women’s Inter-Church is having the World Day of Prayer Bible Study on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00AM at Christ Church Parish Church.