September 17, Announcements

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR are given this week, to the Glory of God, by Barb and Ed Cheetham, in Thanksgiving.  Flowers are also given this week by Sean Latimer, in loving memory of Florence Latimer.

DIOCESAN PRAYER: St. Matthew, Abbotsford - The Rev. Allen Doerksen; The Deanery of the Valley – The Rev. Allan Carson, Regional Dean.

 

HARVEST THANKSGIVING

This special feast falls on October 8th.  For many years we have expressed our thanksgiving in a very tangible form.  We collect as much non-perishable food as we can to support the wonderful work of Sources, our local food bank.  Start collecting now!

Top Ten Needed Food Items:

  1. Large cans of powdered Baby Formula
  2. Canned Fish/Meat (e.g. tuna, ham, turkey)
  3. Healthy Cereal (Hot or Cold)
  4. Meals in a Tin (e.g. Pork n’ Beans or Stew)
  5. Canned Vegetables
  6. Canned Fruit
  7. Wholegrain Pasta/Rice
  8. Pasta Sauces
  9. Canned and Dry Soups
  10. Mac & Cheese

~ This Week in the Parish ~

 

Tuesday, September 19
11:00 a.m.................................. Meeting with Youth Ministry Consultant

1:30 p.m.................................. Holy Communion at Westminster House  
7:00 p.m............................................................. Parish Council Meeting

Thursday, September 21
1:30. p.m....................................................................... A.C.W. Meeting

Saturday, September 23
6:00 p.m................................................................. Hog Roast (FOCUS)

 

Vacation – Office Closure
Jann is away on holidays until October 3rd.  The office will be closed during that period, but the phone will be on 24/7, and calls returned as soon as possible.  The building will be open from 9 – 1 on Mon., Tue. and Fri., and from 9 – 12 on Thurs. 

 

Your 2017 Thanksgiving newsletters are available for pick-up at the back of the church!