Focus on Mission Sunday 17 September 2017

 

About this Service:

Paul questions why we judge one another, since we all stand before the judgement of God. Yet we do sin against one another, and Jesus’ challenge that we forgive seventy-seven times reveals God’s boundless mercy. When we hear the words of forgiveness in worship and sign ourselves with the cross, we are renewed in baptism to be signs of reconciliation in the world.

Exodus 14:19-31     Having decided to let the Israelites go from Egypt, Pharaoh had second thoughts and sent his army after them (14:5-8). Though the passage through the Red Sea became a sign of salvation for the people of Israel, Pharaoh’s forces drowned in the waters. As a result the Israelites believed in the Lord and in the Lord’s servant Moses.

Matthew 18:21-35      When Peter asks about the limits of forgiveness, Jesus responds with a parable that suggests human forgiveness should mirror the unlimited mercy of God.

COR Announcements                      15th Sunday after Pentecost                   September 17th, 2017                                  

  • Bridge and games begin on Mon. Sept. 18 and Fri. Sept. 22 – all players welcome – Annual fee of $20 due
  • Sept. 20 – Parish Council – 7:30PM
  • Sept. 22 – Welcome Back Potluck / Open Mic Night!
  • Sept. 26 – Pastoral Care 11:30 a.m.
  • Sept 30 – Messy Church!
  • Oct. 1 – Blessing of the Animals – 2:00PM

Thanksgiving Messy Church

A warm invitation to our first Messy Church of the year. The theme will be “Prayer is Friendship with God”. We celebrate through story, songs, worship followed by a pasta supper. Harmony in Cultures people have expressed an interest in this outreach and we anticipate sharing with this community. Invite your friends!

St Luke’s Table Donations:

St Luke’s Table is in dire need of razors, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner and toilet paper. Please bring donations to the church in the St Luke’s Table Basket, we will be bringing donations once the basket is filled.

 

We’re Hiring!

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant (Church Secretary.) This is a Part Time position, 3 mornings a week, 9 hours per week. Strong communication skills and knowledge of standard office procedures and Microsoft Office required. A knowledge of our Parish and/or the Anglican Church would be an asset.

Please apply by email (and enclose a Resume) to the Reverend Richard Durrett  richarddurrett@rogers.com.

We are updating our Directory!

We Kindly ask that you grab a form from our Bulletin Board, located by the Administrative office, and update any information that may have changed over the years! Please place the filled form in our accordion file in the appropriate section by last name. 

FOOD BANK SUNDAY On the second Sunday of each month for donations to the Pavilion Food Bank.

Particpation Needs: as the new church year progresses and people leave their appointed service times, the need arises for more participants to take their place. Can you fill one of these openings? Envelope Secretary; Joint Use member; Parish Council member; Readers and Administrators at both the 8 and 9:15 a.m. services. Please speak to Father Rick to offer your service.

Church Front Door Keys: have you been issued a key and not returned it?