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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

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.


Announcements January 5, 2020

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Jan 5):

Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hosts: Volunteer Needed
Scripture Reading: Dallas Davis
Nursery: Volunteers Needed
Offering Receivers: Lucille & Don McCrea, Wanda Klingbell, Rose Johnston
Counters:  Rose Carolyn Smith, Vickie MacLeod, Wanda Klingbell

Next week’s volunteers (Jan 12):

Greeters: Al & Arlene MacDonald
Coffee Hosts: Ardean MacKinnon-Hayward & George Hayward
Scripture Reading: Ron Bagnell
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Carol McEachen
Offering Receivers: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Mary Hossack, David Charters
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Ron Bagnell & Helen McKinnon Bagnell

Please join us in the hall as we celebrate January birthdays.

  • Murray McEachen
  • Janet Higgins
  • Carly Nickerson
  • Tess Dell
  • Cindy Howie
  • Dick Speight
  • Ardean MacKinnon Hayward
  • Dallas Davis
  • Leslee Dell

Join us on Sunday for Lunch!

The Ladies Group will be hosting soup after church this Sunday, January 5th with proceeds going to Ladies Group projects.


Announcements November 24, 2019

This  Week’s Volunteers (Nov 24):

Greeters: Rose Johnston
Coffee Hosts: Tuesday Morning Ladies Group
Scripture Reading: Will Hyslop, President of the Fredericton Society of St. Andrew
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Mary Hossack, Volunteer Needed
Offering Receivers: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Rose Johnston
Counters: Andrew Ottens, Helen & Ron Bagnell

Next week’s volunteers (Dec 1):

Greeters: Rose Johnston
Coffee Hosts: Fraser Family
Scripture Reading: Rose Carolyn Smith
Sunday School: Sonya Burrill, David Fraser
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Offering Receivers: Elders
Counters: Carol Ottens, Drew Speight, Greg & Sheila Black

Pulpit Supply: November 24th & December – Rev. Bob Jones

November is Scarves and Snacks Month – Please bring your donations on Sunday.

Outreach Committee Meeting – Monday, November 25 at 7pm.  All are welcome!

Please come to the Church Hall today after worship to celebrate the retirement of Ralph Graves – who has been more than a custodian to us for 25 yrs.  He will be greatly missed. Best Wishes only!

Worship at Saint Andrew’s – Whether you want to serve on a committee, volunteer your talents for special tasks, or just have a say in the future direction of worship at Saint Andrew’s, the Worship Committee would like to hear from you. We invite you to join us on Monday, December 2, from 6:00-7:00 pm for an open meeting in the Church Hall. Those passionate about the format of worship, lay participation in services, greeting, music, after service fellowship, advertising, social media, tech support, and much more will find something of interest in what we do. Contact Stephen MacKay if you have any questions.

The Good News of Joy to the World-Four part Advent Bible Study based on the Gospel According to Luke, Chapters 1 & 2.

  • Sunday, November 24, Dec 1, 8 & 15 at 9:30-10:30 and/or
  • Tuesday, Nov 26, Dec 3, 10 & 17 at 10:45-11:45.

In the church kitchen (or another relevant space at Saint Andrew’s if the kitchen is in use.)  Copies of the study are available at the back of the sanctuary or online at

Session has decided to hold an Election of Elders in December. It would be appreciated if those members not willing to serve as an Elder would notify Dallas Davis requesting that their name be excluded from the ballot (cell 449-2665 or e-mail – ).

Great ADVENTure – November 29th at 5pm.

Announcements October 6, 2019

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Oct 6):

Greeters: Lois Eldridge
Coffee Hosts: Choir
Scripture Reading: Jeanne Kaye Speight
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Offering Receivers: Elders
Counters: David Dell, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson

Next week’s volunteers (Oct 13):

Greeters: Rose Johnston
Coffee Hosts: Fraser Family
Scripture Reading: Eleanor Scott
Nursery: Volunteers Needed
Offering Receivers: Rose Johnston, Vergil & Mary Jane Varlan, Rose Carolyn Smith
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Brian Barnes, Paul Lawson

The Link – Please pick up your newsletter at the back of the sanctuary on Sunday.

Pulpit Supply: Oct 6, 13 & 20 – Rev Bob Jones   Oct 27 – Rev Phil Lee

 October is Meat and Mitten Month. Please bring your donations of cans of meat or fish with ring-top lids to replenish our food box. Donations of mittens, all sizes, are always welcome during cold weather.

All they asked was that we should remember the needy in their group, the very thing I have been eager to do. Galatians 2:10

Celebrating October Birthdays.  We have reason to celebrate and thank God for his beautiful gift of life.  Please join us in the hall today for cake.

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

The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Fredericton is having their Annual General Meeting on Friday, October 18 at 1:30pm at St. Paul’s United Church. Please bring your Fellowship of the Least Coin collection at the meeting. The membership fees are due of the amount of $10.00 per church. Those who are on the Executive Committee only are responsible for providing the Refreshment at the Annual General Meeting. Everyone is welcome of all Christian denominations.


Saint Andrew’s Quilting Group

We met Friday afternoon in the church hall to sew quilt tops. Eleanor donated the fabric, Mary picked the date, the rest of us signed up and showed up!

We had a marvellous afternoon, and pieced three quilt tops! We will get them quilted and finished, and then donate them to Transition House or another charity.

We have plans to continue, to meet to sew again!

And that is the church in action! Isn’t this a great initiative — this group of women now have a very special reason to get together and to work together. I love it!!

Jeanne Kaye Speight

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