June 16, 2019

Sunday, June 16
10:00 am CE Director Search Committee gathers in the Meeting Room.
11:30 am BBQ to mark another year of learning and growing in faith. Everyone is welcome.
11:30 am Trustees and Property in the Meeting Room.

Tuesday, June 18
11:00 am Tuesday Hot Meal in the Hall.
3:00 pm The Meditation Group in the Meeting Room.

Thursday, June 20
11:00 am Thursday Hot Meal in the Hall.
6:30 pm Choir Practice

Truth & Reconciliation – Call #12 Education: We call upon the federal, provincial, territorial, and Aboriginal governments to develop culturally appropriate early childhood education programs for Aboriginal families

Next Sunday the summer services at St. David’s in Cape George will begin at 9:00 am and continue through September 1st. Services at St. James will continue at 10:30 am throughout the summer.

If you are aware of any members of this year’s graduating class who are connected to St. James, please forward their names to the church office by June 17th (tomorrow).

Sunday, July 14th, Highland Games Closing Service. The Hospitality committee invites the congregation to bring a plate of sandwiches for after the service lunch, Strawberry Shortcake will be served as well.

Our Annual Highland Lobster Supper will take place Father’s Day, June 16th from 12-6 p.m. at the Mini Trail Community Centre, rte. 337 in Lakevale, Admission for Lobster Dinner is $20.00, Additional Lobster $10.00, Ham Dinner $15.00, and Children 12 years and under $8.00. Take-outs Available. All dinners include 1lb lobster served in a shell with butter, homemade coleslaw, potato salad, rolls, and dessert.

The Clan Thompson Pipe Band and Friends Returns for Fourth Year. The Clan Thompson Pipe Band, under the direction of Pipe Major Scott Williams and Lead Drummer Judy Smith, both of Antigonish, will return to St. James United Church on Sunday, July 7th with an all star cast of performers featuring Emery Van de Wiel on Flute and vocals, Martha Palmer on Accordion and vocals, Fiddler Karen Beaton accompanied by Leona Williams on piano, Trumpet and Flute by Luke and Mary Henderson, Organist Sandra Johnson, a Scottish Small Pipes Ensemble, dancers from the Smith School of Highland Dance, and featuring in his debut solo performance, piper Oakley MacLean of St. Andrews. The M.C. will b Jack Langlois, Stellarton’s Town Crier. The concert will start at 2:30 PM. Admission is $10 and $5 for Seniors and children under 12. All proceeds will be directed to the St. James Music Bursary Fund.

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