Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Worship This Week


May 19              FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
                             8:00 am           St. Stephen’s Church,    Chester
                                                                                       9:15 am            St. George’s Church,    East River
                                                                                      11:00 am           St. Stephen’s Church,   Chester 
                                                                                            7:00 pm              All Saints’ Church,         Canaan
                                                                                                   Readings: Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35                                       





ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.
TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome!!                                         
SCANS Courses start April 23rd Tuesdays and Thursdays (6 weeks)  
                                                                                                
  Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to  Aenon Baptist Church and leave with St. Stephen's office.

 a Parish Information Session Sunday, 26 May following a service of Morning Prayer at 11 a.m. The Rector and Wardens will be informing people about the financial impact of moving worship to Tuck Hall for the winter, and we will all discuss our experience of that time. Mark your calendar!    
                                                                                          
The Chester United Baptist Church is hosting a Roast Beef Dinner on June the 8th from 4:30pm to 6pm to raise funds for the Starfish II Project. George Evans will be doing the cooking. We are looking for volunteers to help prep, set up the Hall, serve and clean-up. Donations of pies are accepted. We need 14 in total. Also, anyone willing to donate funds for the cost of supplies, would be greatly appreciated.

Tuck Hall functions - Please make rental arrangements through the Parish Administration office.


Worship Next Week

  May 26       SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

                                                                                                                    8:00 am      St. Stephen’s Church, Chester        
                                                                                          9:15 am  St. George’s Church,   East River      

                                                                                         11:00 am   St. Stephen’s Church,  Chester    

   Readings: Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; John 14:23-29


  

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Worship This Week  
Sunday 12      Fourth Sunday of Easter
8:00 am St. Stephen’s, Chester
9:15 am St. George’s East River  
11:00 am ST. Stephen’s, Chester                  
                
       Readings: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:2230

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We wish a very happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and mothers-in-God of our Parish family!

We give great thanks for the ministry of the Men’s Choir in leading the musical aspects of our worship this morning!                                                
  We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call  Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627                                    
  Food BankAll contributions are very gratefully received.                       
  TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome!!                                                             
  SCANS Courses started April 23rd Tuesdays and Thursdays     (6 weeks)                                                                                                              
   Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair. Cheques to  Aenon Baptist Church and leave with St. Stephen's office.
a Parish Information Session Sunday, 26 May following a service of Morning Prayer at 11 a.m. The Rector and Wardens will be informing people about the financial impact of moving worship to Tuck Hall for the winter, and we will all discuss our experience of that time. Mark your calendar!              
Worship Next Week
Sunday 19 May 2019     Fifth Sunday of  Easter                                                                                                                                                            
                 8:00 am        St. Stephen’s, Chester   Holy Communion
                 9:15 am       St. George’s, East River   Morning Prayer
                11:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester    Holy Eucharist
               7:00 pm           All Saint’s,  Canaan          Evening Prayer

Readings: Acts 11: 1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6 John 13: 31-35

Wednesday, 1 May 2019



 Worship This Week

Sunday  May 5, 2019

 Third Sunday of Easter
 8:00 am  St. Stephen’s, Chester  Holy Eucharist
11:00 am  St. Stephen’s, Chester  Holy Eucharist
 7:00 pm   All Saints’, Canaan       Holy Eucharist
Readings: Acts 9:1-6, (7-20) Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19


ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.

TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome!!       
        
SCANS Courses started April 23rd Tuesdays and Thursdays     (6    weeks)                                                                                                                                                          Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair. Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

 a Parish Information Session Sunday, 26 May following a service of Morning Prayer at 11 a.m. The Rector and Wardens will be informing people about the financial impact of moving worship to Tuck Hall for the winter, and we will all discuss our experience of that time. Mark your calendar!  
                                                       
The Men’s Choir will be singing at the 11 o’clock service at St. Stephen’s on Mothers’ Day, May 12, 2019.   All men are invited to take part.   We still have some “charter” members who started singing in this choir 20 years ago, but  new voices are very welcome.     If you feel you can’t sing, come anyway,   Dawn will prove that you can!!!   What a chance….  There will be one practice on the Thursday before, May 9th at 7 p.m.   Usually there is a sports event on TV that night, so Dawn promises to let you out in time to see it…….



     Worship Next Week   
                                                                                                                                                                                             Sunday May 12, 2019     
        
 Fourth Sunday of Easter
                                                                        8:00 am St. Stephen’s Church, Chester                                                                                         9:15 am      St. George’s Church,      East River                                                                            11:00 am       St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester                                                                   Readings: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:2230

Thursday, 25 April 2019

                                      Worship This Week
Sunday April 28 2019 

Second Sunday of Easter
8:00 am St. Stephen's Church, Chester
9:15 am St. George's Church, East River
11:00 am St. Stephen's Church, Chester
Readings:
Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31


Announcements


We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received. In particular need of canned fruit, canned vegetables and soda crackers please and thank you.
TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome to come and see if it is of interest.
Men’s Breakfast: Our next Men’s breakfast will be Saturday 4 May starting with Morning Prayer at 8:00 followed by breakfast and fellowship in the hall. Open to all men whether regular church attendees or not. PLEASE NOTE: SINCE THIS IS SO CLOSE TO MOTHERS' DAY, MEN MAY BRING THEIR MOTHER ANOTHER PERSON'S MOTHER OR SOMEONE TO REPRESENT A MOTHER WITH THEM. Please let Robert Manuel (902)220-7140 if you plan to attend. A free will offering will be collected at the breakfast.
SCANS Courses start April 23rd Tuesdays and Thursdays (6 weeks)              
Yard Sale Rain or Shine May 4 and May 5th 9:00am East River Village Hall 7639 HWY 329 East River, Lots of new treasures! for info call Sheila Hirtle 902.275.5720
Star Fish Fundraiser - Raising funds for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques can be made out to Aenon Baptist Church and left with St. Stephen's office.

 a Parish Information Session Sunday, 26 May following a service of Morning Prayer at 11 a.m. The Rector and Wardens will be informing people about the financial impact of moving worship to Tuck Hall for the winter, and we will all discuss our experience of that time. Mark your calendar!                                                                                                            Canadian Cancer Society   have introduced a new program called Cancer Fighters, the former Relay committee have become cancer fighters which include fundraisers  for the Canadian Cancer Society - Country Music Dance featuring Matt Balsor, NS Country Music Hall of Famer. Sat May 4th, 2019 Chester Legion 14 Duke St. 9pm- 12:30 doors open 8pm - $10 ea. Chester Door Prizes, 50/50, Tickets for a draw on a Spring Basket, Bake Table, Bar Available. For more info please call Roger Bleasdale 275-4142 or Sheila Hirtle 275-5720                                                                                                                                   




Worship Next Week
Sunday  May 5, 2019

 Third Sunday of Easter
 8:00 am  St. Stephen’s, Chester  Holy Eucharist
11:00 am  St. Stephen’s, Chester  Holy Eucharist
 7:00 pm   All Saints’, Canaan       Holy Eucharist
Readings: Acts 9:1-6, (7-20) Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19

Wednesday, 17 April 2019




WORSHIP THIS WEEK               HOLY WEEK


                                MAUNDY THURSDAY 18 April
7:00 pm                St. Stephen’s, Chester                  
                                                                                                Celebration of the
                                                                                                Institution of the
                                                                                                Lord’s Supper

11:00 am              GOOD FRIDAY 19 April
                                Chester United Baptist                  The Celebration of
                                                                                                the Lord’s Passion

                                EASTER EVE, Holy Saturday 20 April
7:30                        All Saints’, Canaan                           The Great Vigil of

                                                                                                Easter



21 APRIL  EASTER DAY
                             8:00 am           St. Stephen’s Church,    Chester
                                                                               9:15 am            St. George’s Church,    East River

                                                                                11:00 am           St. Stephen’s Church,   Chester  

Readings: Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24    
   1 Corinthians 15:9-26; John 20:1-18


ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.
In particular need of canned fruit, canned vegetables and soda crackers please and thank you.

TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome to come and see if it is of interest.

Men’s Breakfast: Our next Mens' breakfast will be Saturday 4 May starting with Morning Prayer at 8:00 followed by breakfast and fellowship in the hall. Open to all men whether regular church attendees or not. PLEASE NOTE: SINCE THIS IS SO CLOSE TO MOTHERS' DAY, MEN MAY BRING THEIR MOTHER ANOTHER PERSON'S MOTHER OR SOMEONE TO REPRESENT A MOTHER WITH THEM. Please let Robert Manuel (902)220-7140 if you plan to attend. A free will offering will be collected at the breakfast.
 SCANS Courses start April 23rd Tuesdays and Thursdays (6 weeks)               _____________________________________________________

WORSHIP NEXT WEEK


April 28    SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER                                                                                                                                                                                               
   8:00 am      St. Stephen’s Church,    Chester                                                                                      9:15 am      St. George’s Church,       East River                                 
   11:00 am       St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester                           
     Readings: Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31        




Wednesday, 10 April 2019


                                                                  Worship This Week

April 14                PALM SUNDAY
                                                                                                 8:00 am      St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester 
                                                                                                 9:15 am      St. George’s Church,      East River
                                                                                               11:00 am      St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester
                                                                                              Readings: Luke19:29-40; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:6-16;            Philippians 2:5-11;  Luke 23:1-49             
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.
In particular need of canned fruit, canned vegetables and soda crackers please and thank you.
TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome to come and see if it is of interest.
Family Concert!     April 14th, in Tuck Hall, at 2PM.  
Children's entertainers Jamie Junger and Donna & Andy along with our Musical Friends will delight the whole family with a "Pay What You Can" 45 minute show.
Men’s Breakfast: Our next Mens' breakfast will be Saturday 4 May starting with Morning Prayer at 8:00 followed by breakfast and fellowship in the hall. Open to all men whether regular church attendees or not. PLEASE NOTE: SINCE THIS IS SO CLOSE TO MOTHERS' DAY, MEN MAY BRING THEIR MOTHER ANOTHER PERSON'S MOTHER OR SOMEONE TO REPRESENT A MOTHER WITH THEM. Please let Robert Manuel (902)220-7140 if you plan to attend. A free will offering will be collected at the breakfast
Parish Council meeting Tuesday April 16- Tyler Grant Room 7pm.

WORSHIP FOR HOLY WEEK 2019


10:30 am              Monday 15 April                              Holy Communion
                                St. Stephen’s, Chester  

10:30 am              Tuesday  16 April                             Holy Communion
                                St. Stephen’s, Chester
                               

10:30 am              Wednesday 17 April                       Holy Communion
                                St. Stephen’s, Chester

                                MAUNDY THURSDAY 18 April
7:00 pm                St. Stephen’s, Chester                  
                                                                                                Celebration of the
                                                                                                Institution of the
                                                                                                Lord’s Supper

11:00 am              GOOD FRIDAY 19 April
                                Chester United Baptist                  The Celebration of
                                                                                                the Lord’s Passion

                                EASTER EVE, Holy Saturday 20 April
7:30 pm                        All Saints’, Canaan                           The Great Vigil of
                                                                                                Easter

                                EASTER DAY  21 April
  8:00 am              St. Stephen’s, Chester                   Holy Communion
  9:15 am              St. George’s, East River                 Holy Eucharist
11:00 am         St. Stephen’s, Chester             Holy Eucharist


Worship Next Week
April 21                  EASTER DAY!
                            8:00 am             St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester
                                                                                     9:15 am                St. George’s Church,      East River
                                                                                    11:00 am            St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester
                                                                                                4:30 pm           All Saint’s Church,   Canaan
                                                                                                              Readings: Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24       1 Corinthians 15:9-26; John 20:1-18