October 6, 2019

THIS WEEK AT ST. JAMES
Sunday, October 6
10:30 am We gather to celebrate the Lord’s Supper.

Tuesday, October 8
10:00 am Bible Study in the Parlour. Everyone is welcome.
11:00 am Tuesday Hot Meal.
1:00 pm Orpah Unit will meet at Ida Sarty’s, 16 East, Shamrock Acres Mini Home Park
3:00 pm Meditation Group gathers in the Meeting Room.
7:00 pm Ruth Unit will meet in the Meeting Room

Wednesday, October 9
6:00 pm M&P will gather in the Meeting Room

Thursday, October 10
11:00 am Thursday Hot Meal
6:00 pm Ladies Choir
6:30 pm Choir

Scripture Readings for Next Sunday (October 13, 2019)
Deuteronomy 26:1-11 • Philippians 4:4-9 • John 6:25-35
UPCOMING AT ST. JAMES
Sunday, October 13
10:30 am Thanksgiving Service at St. James
2:00 pm Thanksgiving Service at St. David’s
Tuesday, October 22
1:00 p.m. Hospitality Committee will meet.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? is back!!! The evening of 20 October, multiple hosts will welcome assorted guests to their homes for a simple, home style meal. You can be either a host or a guest. If you’ve participated before, you’ll know how much fun it is! If you haven’t yet, please consider participating. See the posters for further information or talk to one of the committee members: Michèle Ashby, Pamela Cunningham, Linda Darwish, Barb Gardiner, Hope Graham or Randy Lauff.

Window Decorating October 13th . A sign up sheet is in the Narthex for those wishing to decorate the church windows for Thanksgiving Sunday.Report on current church finances as of August 31st

To help ensure the programs and ministry at St. James will continue without disruption we ask that you consider helping cover our financial shortfall. Envelopes are available in the Narthex and may be used for this special offering appeal prior to October 30th . Your contribution will be much appreciated and will help ensure the programs and ministry at St. James will continue without disruption
Thank you and God Bless.
Your Finance and Stewardship Committee
COMMUNITY EVENTS
The 11th Annual Blessing of the Pets Service will be held Sunday, 6 Oct at 2:00 pm in the Garden of St Theresa on the former Bethany property. This ceremony is a tribute to St Francis of Assisi and honours the companion animals who bring so much to our lives. All pets are welcome, but must be crated or leashed. Clergy will be available to administer blessings to all pets. In case of inclement weather the service will move to the hall at St James(please use the rear door off Church St).

Christmas Dinner Coordinator: we have many volunteers that are willing to help out with the Christmas Dinner but we need a coordinator. If you or someone you know is interested in being the coordinator for the Christmas Dinner please contact the church office, 902-863-2001.

Antigonish Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Sunday October 27th , 9-1, Lions’ Den, Highland Drive Ext. Donations at the door for Helping the Helpers.

SAFE (Syria-Antigonish Society Embrace) is seeking a home or apartment suitable for a family of four. If you have something available or would like to have more information before committing please contact brendaannerose@gmail.com

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