For the Week of July 23

Published on Jul 22nd, 2017 by Webminister | 0

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, July 23rd
         9:45 am – Pre-worship singing in the Sanctuary
       10:00 am – Worship in the Sanctuary.  Scripture readings: Genesis 28:10-19a and Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16-19 or Isaiah 44:6-8 and Psalm 86:11-17Romans 8:12-25Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
         7:30 pm – Contemplative Prayer – Trinity Lounge

Monday, July 24th
          7:00pm – Intentional Living, Trinity Lounge

Tuesday, July 25th

Wednesday,  July 26th

Thursday,  July 27th
       10:00 am – Chair Yoga – Church Hall

Friday, July 28th

Saturday, July 29th

Sunday, July 30th
         9:45 am – Pre-worship singing in the Sanctuary
       10:00 am – Worship in the Sanctuary.  Scripture readings:  Psalm 139:1–12, 23–24;  Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16–19  or Isaiah 44:6–8Psalm 86:11–17; Romans 8:12–25Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43

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 For the Children
Although there will be no Sunday School during the Summer,
children are always welcome and encouraged to come to church on Sunday. 
We have a Nursery Room available upstairs by the balcony, 
Quiet Play Centre in the front right-hand side of the sanctuary, 
and activity packages are available from the ushers. 


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Thank You …
           To Lynne Busby and Leah Gray for leading the worship service on Sunday.
            To Laurel Ralston and the Jazz Council for amazing music.
            To all who have volunteered to help with covering custodial duties for the summer.
            To Joe Woodward for watering the Food Cupboard planter on Sundays.

Staff Schedule
David will be on holidays until July 31st.  Carol Prochaska will be our worship leader July 23rd and 30th.   Thank you to Muriel Tyler for providing today’s piano accompaniment.

Invitation to Communication Meeting
We will be meeting with Michelle Matson, the Communications Animator hired by Kootenay Presbytery.  If you are interested in being a part of this discussion please join us Wednesday, August 2nd at 1:30 pm in the Trinity Lounge.

Interested in Making a Donation to Camp Koolaree?
If you are interested in helping out with the many expenses incurred in maintaining Camp Koolaree or would like to sponsor a young camper, donations are gratefully accepted.  Donations may be made via their website or you may make a donation via NUC, marking on your offering envelope or cheque’s memo line that the donation is for Camp Koolaree.

Musicians Wanted
Would you like to bless our worship this summer with your gift of special music?  All ages and instruments are welcomed and encouraged to perform a piece of music for any of our worship services this summer.  If this interests you, please speak to Marg Stacey.

We Know That You Are Out there
The Pastoral Care Team is looking for people to help support members of our congregation. Do you like to play games? Visit? Could you help drive others to church or church events? Just a little bit of help can make a significant difference in the lives of others. Are you already doing this? We’d like to hear about it. For more information please contact a member of the Pastoral Care Team:  David Boyd, Diane Holt, Dorothy Wayling, Dianne Harke, Irene McIlwaine, Joe Woodward, Judy Cameron, Robin Murray, Wendy Steed, Willa Horsfall. 

Chair Yoga with Instructor, Clement
All are welcome to join in gentle chair yoga classes on Thursdays at 10:00 am in the Church Hall, Tuesdays at 10:00 am at the Senior’s Centre. Cost:  nominal fee.  For more info: Irene McIlwaine 250-354-3821.   

Kootenay Refugee Coalition 
If you are interested in donating to help the Kootenay Refugee Coalition support refugees coming to our area and to assist in supporting Selem and Helen from Eritrea, you may do so through your offering envelopes, noting Refugee Coalition in the memo line.  One time or monthly donations are greatly appreciated. Some people have opted to make a monthly donation through our PAR (pre-authorized program).  If this interests you, please contact our church office. See more on their FaceBook page

Scent Free Church
Please remember to refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, after shaves and all other scented products to church.  We have some members with allergies to these products.

Affirm United’s Newsletter:   Consensus… Click to read

Caring Casseroles
Do you know someone (or yourself) who would be helped by having a pre-made meal?  There are a variety (vegetarian, gluten free, and meat) of casseroles in the freezer in our kitchen.  Please let Donna Strongman or Diane Holt know and it could be delivered, or take it yourself.

Prayer Shawl Group
Over 165 hand knitted or crocheted prayer shawls have been lovingly created by members of the Prayer Shawl Group.  The shawls have been received by those appreciating a ‘warm hug filled with God’s love’.  Anyone wishing to knit or crochet prayer shawls (beginners welcome!) are invited to join us in the Trinity Lounge the first Monday of each month at 1:30 pm.  For more info. please speak to Anne Corbett

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