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“Does God Heal Today?” “What about the Church?”  These are the final two questions we’ll be exploring as we complete our Summer Alpha Series.

We will be exploring the first of these questions, “Does God Heal Today?”, on Saturday night, September 10th at 7pm. This special Saturday night Alpha session will, as always, include a brief film on the topic followed by a time of small group discussion and include a time of informal prayer and worship. Everyone is welcome to attend, even those who haven’t been able to make it to the other Alpha Film Series discussions.

Then on Sunday morning we will conclude our summer Alpha series by exploring the question “What about the Church?”

If you have found this series helpful and would like to help us make the Alpha experience available to others in our community (in particular friends and neighbours who don’t typically go to church) then please let me know. We are putting together an Alpha Team (kinda like the ‘A-team’) to help organize another Alpha series this Fall. There will be a brief information session following this Sunday’s morning service about the Fall Alpha series. This will also be an opportunity for people to sign-up for the Alpha team training morning taking place on Saturday, September 17 at Trinity Anglican Church in Saint John, from 10am to 1pm. Lunch will be provided!

If you are not able to make it to the information session on Sunday but would like to get involved, or even just want to find out more, please let me know.

Blessings

Rev. David “Mr. T” Turner 



September 25th is Back to Church Sunday.

Back to Church Sunday is an opportunity for all of us to be intentional about inviting others to church. If going to church, and more importantly being part of the church is something we value why wouldn’t we invite others to come and check it out? 
We’ve printed some attractive invitation cards which you can personalize and give to those who you’d like to invite. And as we will have gone back to our usual two services by the 25th you will also want to write on their invitation the time of the service to which you would like to bring them. It’s amazing what can come from a simple invitation. 
 
 
Alpha Videos
This week's service bulletin
2ND ANNUAL DIOCESAN YOUTH MINISTRY CONFERENCE

Saturday Oct. 1 
10 am-4:30 pm
Church of the Resurrection
Grand Bay-Westfield.
Cost is $10 to cover lunch.
 
This is open to all youth leaders, volunteers, clergy, Sunday School teachers or anyone else interested. Workshops include Mission and Youth and Sports vs. Church, Youth Panel and a keynote speaker. Contact Jason Smith at yigfton@gmail.com if you have any questions.
As part of our ongoing efforts to increase the accessibility and versatility of our church’s gathering space we are looking to find new homes for a number of our old pews. They will be available for purchase for $100 upon delivery of our new seating in mid-September.

If you would like to purchase one or more of these pews, please contact Clarence Miller by phone at 506.832.7876. or by email at  clarence.miller@live.ca. Delivery of your pew to its new home will be available
What’s your ministry?
 
We are looking for your help in various ministries within our church.  There are several ministries available:
  • Layreader
  • Reader
  • Greeter
  • Sound
  • Sunday School
  • Nursery
  • Counting the offering
Volunteers who have served in one or more of these ministries in the past year can help create their own ministry schedule in the following ways:
If you are looking to volunteer for one of these ministries for the first time can do so here 
Online Scheduling
St Paul's Prayer Corner
Raymond B
Don B
Bobbi-Jo C
Loretta D
Barb G
Pat K
Dawn L
Paul R
Lloyd R
Sue S
Erika W
Now taking orders
2017 Church Calendar
Cost: $6.00
For more information, Contact:
Glenna Geer
506-832-5338

neon2000@nb.sympatico.ca
 
 
Alzheimer's Society
 Memory Café
2nd Sunday of every month
 St Paul's Anglican Church Hall
4 Church Ave, Rothesay.  
Sunday, Sept 11 at 2 pm 
 
There will be information in support of families and persons with dementia, entertainment and refreshments. We look forward to a speaker from the Wellness Centre and entertainer Fran King. For more information, contact Melanie Saulnier at 634-8722
Attention Saint John-Kennebecasis area folks!
 
Help is needed to put the final touches on having the Diocesan Resource Centre available for use.  Over the summer months, the materials were combined with the Taylor College Library (at Threshold Ministries). The work that remains is as simple as having pairs of people working together, one person calling out information from the book and another typing it in on a computer.  If you are on Facebook, then you have the computer skill needed. We will work out a time that is best for you and if we have enough volunteers the work might only take a week or two. 
 
Contact Cathy Laskey at
reverendcathy@gmail.com
459 1801 ext. 4
Upcoming Events
Mission of the Month - Toonie Tin
Sept 11 - 10:00 am service –Holy Communion
Alpha 11: What about church?
  • Sept 14 – 12:00 ACW
  • Sept 14 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
Sept 18 – 9:00 & 10:30 am service
Mission & Ministry
  • Sept 21 - 12:00 Pancake Lunch
  • Sept 21 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Sept 22 – 7:00 Chancel Guild
  • Sept 24 – Seniors Service (HUC)
Sept 25 - 9:00 & 10:30 am service
Welcome back to church
  • Sept 25 – 12:00 CYCM meeting
  • Sept 27 – 7:30 pm Vestry
  • Sept 28 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Oct 29 – 7:00 pm Alpha Coordination Meeting
  • Oct 1 – 8:30am Holy Joes
Oct 2 - 9:00 & 10:30 am service
  • Oct 5 – 12:00 Lunch (Upham)
  • Oct 5 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Oct 6 – 7:00 Alpha Launch
 
Oct 9 - 10:00 am service
Thanksgiving – Parish Family Service
  • Oct 12 – 12:00 ACW
  • Oct 12 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Oct 13 – 7:00 pm Alpha: Who is Jesus
Oct 16 - 9:00 & 10:30 am service
  • Oct 19 - 12:00 Pancake Lunch
  • Oct 19 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Oct 20 – Alpha: Why did Jesus die?
Oct 23 - 9:00 & 10:30 am service
  • Oct 25 - 7:30 Vestry
  • Oct 26 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Oct 26 – 7:30 pm Greater Chapter Meeting
  • Oct 27 – Alpha: How can I have faith
  • Oct 29 – Alpha Day
Oct 30 - 9:00 & 10:30 am service
  • Nov 2 – Lunch (Upham)
  • Nov 2 - 6:30 pm Praise Team Rehearsal
  • Nov 3 – Alpha: Why and how do I pray?
  • Nov 5 – 8:30 am Holy Joes
  • Nov 5 – Senior Service HUC
  • Nov 5 – Diocesan Synod meeting
September 18
9:00 am Holy Communion BCP

MUSIC - Glenna Geer
LAYREADER - Debbie Cochran
Amos 8: 4-7
Psalm 113
READER - 
1 Timothy 2: 1-7
GREETER - P & P Hanratty
September 18
10:30 am Holy Communion BAS

MUSIC - Christian Gowan
LAYREADER - Marg Petrie
Psalm 113
READER - Debbie O'Bryant
1 Timothy 2: 1-7
GREETER - Keenan Family
A/V - Kevin Scott
Sunday School - Kate Turner /
Nursery - 
Chancel - Dawn Lent / Joyce Logan
Counters - Paul Robichaud /
 
September 25
9:00 am Holy Communion BCP

MUSIC - Glenna Geer
LAYREADER - Myra Stites
READER - Claire Kelly
GREETER - R & C Kelly
September 25
10:30 am Holy Communion BAS

MUSIC - Christian Gowan
LAYREADER -  Betty Kennett
READER - Stephen MacMackin
GREETER - MacMackin Family
A/V - 
Sunday School - 
Nursery - Jenny Vautour / 
Chancel - 
Counters - Joanna DiProse
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