For the Week of July 30

Published on Jul 28th, 2017 by Webminister | 0

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

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

Monday, July 31st

Tuesday, August 1st

Wednesday, August 2nd
1:30 pm – Communication Meeting – Trinity Lounge

Thursday, August 3rd
       10:00 am – Chair Yoga – Church Hall

Friday, August 4th

Saturday, August 5th

Sunday, August 6th
         9:45 am – Pre-worship singing in the Sanctuary
       10:00 am – Worship in the Sanctuary.  Scripture readings:  Genesis 32:22–31; Psalm 17:1–7, 15; Isaiah 55:1–5; Psalm 145:8–9, 14–21; Romans 9:1–5; Matthew 14:13–21

Monday, August 7th      BC Day Statutory Holiday – the church office will be closed today.


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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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Today’s Special Music
We are very happy to welcome Ruth Langevin and Dorothy  Fraser to worship with us today and thank them for their gift   of Special Musical Presentations.

Thank You …
         To Joe Woodward for watering the Food Cupboard planter  on Sundays.
         To Caritas for providing coffee and tea following worship   services in July.
         To David Cunningham, PowerPoint operator for July.
         To Kathy Baker, PowerPoint preparer for July.
         To Anne Corbett and Bev Robertson, Diane Harke and Dave Haynes, Rosena Warner and Cynthia Marshall for ushering in July.
          To Joe Woodward, Peter Lee, Roy Nelson, Bryan Reid and Carol Allan for writing Prayers of the People in July.
          To Barbara Couch for taking on office admin. duties last week while Lois was on holiday.

Staff Schedule
David is back from holidays tomorrow.  Thank you to Carol Prochaska for leading us in worship today.  John will be on holidays until August 6th.  A warm welcome and thank you to Kathryn Whitehead for providing today’s piano accompaniment.  Thank you also to Lorna Inkster for organizing the custodial volunteers.

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. All are welcome.

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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