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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 October 28, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Oct. 28)

Offering Receivers: Calvin & Peggy MacIntosh, Lucille & Don McCrea
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Vickie MacLeod
Scripture Reader: Tony Watson
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Congregational Wedding Shower for Cat and Humphrey
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Nov. 4)

Offering Receivers: Marg & Bob Leonard, 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

Fall Indoor Yard Sale – Friday, Oct 26th 6-8pm and Saturday, Oct 27th 9am-noon here at SAPC. Donations can be dropped off Friday from 9am – 1pm.

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.

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.

College and Career Dinner – Sunday, October 28 at Jordan and Candace’s place in Maugerville from 6:30 to 8:30.  Drives can be arranged and diets accommodated. please let Jordan know if you are planning to attend.

MD&SA – The Mission Development and Social Action Committee will meet upstairs in the church hall at 7:00 PM on Monday, October 29th. Please attend if you are interested in the mission of Christ’s church and possibly serving on the committee.

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.

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 November 4th.  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.

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.

Parking Restrictions – Winter parking restrictions go into effect on November 1st along Carleton Street as well as other nearby streets.  Please watch for winter parking restriction signs and follow city by-laws to avoid ticketing.

Hallowe’en Tea – Friday, October 26 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at St. James Church.  A spook-tabular event, with tea/coffee, sandwiches, cake, treats and door prizes. Hosted by the G.R.O.W. Group, feat. music by The Fiddlers Fancy. No registration necessary, no cost, but freewill donations accepted (in support of a local community initiative) Feel free to dress up in costume or Hallowe’en colours.

Ten Thousand Villages Sale – The 17th Fredericton Festival Sale will be held Friday, November 9th, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday, November 10th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Wilmot United Church, 473 King St., Fredericton. 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, 727 New Maryland Hwy. Open to men of all faiths. If you want more information go to Illuman.org. You can preregister no later than Nov 7 by contacting Phil Foreman (459-8802)(pmlf@rogers.com).

Minister’s Moving Fund

As of October 21, the moving fund has $5,055 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map below, at a rate of $5/km, our virtual moving van is stalled in Lévis, QC— a distance of 1011 km out of 1600). Not far to go—let’s bring it home!

Announcements October 21, 2018

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

Offering Receivers: Al & Jean Boudreau, 2 Volunteers Needed
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Al & Jean Boudreau
Scripture Reader: Ron Bagnell
Greeters: Volunteer Needed
Coffee Hour: Blom Family
Nursery: Mary Hossack, Rebecca Jonah
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (Oct. 28)

Offering Receivers: Calvin & Peggy MacIntosh, Lucille & Don McCrea
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Vickie MacLeod
Scripture Reader: Tony Watson
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Leifso Family
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

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 on Sunday.

Pops Organ Recital: Remembering Elmer Bourque – The Fredericton Organists’ Association is pleased to present a recital of fun and entertaining organ music on Sunday, October 21 at 2pm at Christ Church Parish Church. A freewill donation at the door with proceeds going towards an organ scholarship in memory of Elmer Bourque.

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 Dinner – Sunday, October 28 at Jordan and Candace’s place in Maugerville from 6:30 to 9:30.

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 22 to 26 from 9am – 1pm.

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 prepared by the women of Slovenia. Guest speaker will be Rev. Shirley DeMerchant, President of the Canadian Women’s Inter-Church Council.

Lunch and Learn: Travel Tips for Seniors – Tuesday, October 23 at St. James Church.  Planning some retirement adventures?  Wondering about how to better protect yourself while traveling?  Are you concerned about how to health and wellness-related issues?  Ramsay Anderson from CAA Fredericton will be our guest speaker and will help address questions you may have related to travel planning and wellness.  Lunch provided.  No cost.  Please register by Monday, Oct. 22 by emailing sjchurch@nbnet.nb.ca or calling 450-4031.
*This is part of our A.C.T.S. for Seniors programming.  Funding for lunch and learns promoting seniors’ well-being, safety and social interaction/engagement was made possible under the Government of Canada’s New Horizon for Seniors Program.

Hallowe’en Tea – Friday, October 26 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at St. James ChurchA spook-tabular event, with tea/coffee, sandwiches, cake, treats and door prizes. Hosted by the G.R.O.W. Group, feat. music by The Fiddlers Fancy. No registration necessary, no cost, but freewill donations accepted (in support of a local community initiative) Feel free to dress up in costume or Hallowe’en colours.

Minister’s Moving Fund

As of October 14, the moving fund has $5,055 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map below, at a rate of $5/km, our virtual moving van is inching through Lévis, QC— a distance of 1011 km out of 1600).

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 sjchurch@nbnet.nb.ca

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).