Announcements October 7, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Oct. 7)

Offering Receivers: Elders
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson
Scripture Reader: Andrew Speight
Greeters: Lois Eldridge
Coffee Hour: Choir
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

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

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

This Sunday, Thanksgiving Sunday, the food bank donation boxes will be placed at the front of the church.  Please bring food stuffs to fill the boxes and hope that our donations bring comfort to those in need.

Celebration –  As you know, this spring the Rev. Dr. Lowery was honoured with the title “Minister Emeritus” at Knox (Harvey), St. James (Hanwell), and Saint Andrew’s (Fredericton).
We wish to hold a social gathering to celebrate and give thanks for the Lowerys’ contributions for over 55 years to Christ’s ministry in this area.
All are welcome to attend a gathering to be held at St. James (1991 Hwy 640, Hanwell) on Saturday, October 6 from 2-4 p.m.

Celebrating October Birthdays.

  • Sarah Ottens
  • Maggie Benoit
  • Jeanne Kaye Speight
  • Candace Schriver
  • Isabelle Berry
  • Owen Burrill
  • Colleen Watson
  • Gregory Astle
  • Mary Jane Varlan
  • Carol McEachen
  • Margie Penney
  • Alex Bramble
  • Miles Burrill 

Youth Event – Fooserbowl Party: Saturday October 13th from 5:30 to 7:30, all the fun of a Super Bowl party but around a foosball table. Please let Jordan know if you can come.

College and Career Dinner – Sunday, October 14 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. 

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 September 30, the moving fund has $4,675 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map below, at a rate of $5/km, our virtual moving van has reached Villeroy, QC — a distance of 935 km out of 1600).