Thursday, 7 February 2019

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 10 February 2019

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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 10 February 2019

           8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
       Holy Communion 
                         9:15 am      St. George’s              East River                  
                 Holy Eucharist                
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
   Holy Eucharist  
                                                  
    Readings:  Isaiah 6: 1-8;  Psalm 138;
                   1 Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11


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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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SERVICES IN TUCK HALL
Just a reminder that services in Chester
will take place in Tuck Hall,
St. Stephen’s Community Centre from
Epiphany until Palm Sunday.

***
FOOD BANK
All contributions are very
gratefully received.

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MUSICAL FRIENDS
in Tuck Hall on Mon, 11 Feb 2019.
1:00 pm Vintage Voices
2:00 pm  Musical Friends Choir
3:00 pm  Musical Friends Band

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
will be held as follows:
St. George’s Church   -   Sunday, 10, February
St. Stephen’s Parish    -   Sunday, 24 February

*** 
TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS
EVENING CLASS
To be held in Tuck Hall beginning on
Tuesday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
All welcome to come check it out!
(Bring a friend!)

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FAREWELL GATHERING
for Cindy on Wed, 13 Feb 2019
from 2:00-4:00 pm
in Tuck Hall.

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PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
on Tues, 19 Feb 2019
at 7:00 pm in Tuck Hall.

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BENEFIT MUSIC SHOW
for Mary Sawler
at the Red School House, Canaan
on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 from 1:00-4:00 pm
Live music featuring Jim and Judy Manual,
Cecil Poole and Mike Duffney and Chicks Having Fun!
Bake table, raffles, canteen and a donation jar. 
All proceeds for Mary Sawler who has terminal cancer
to help with medical expenses.
For more info please contact Maxine Christo (902-275-3496)
or Mona Eisenhauer (902-523-1029).

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 17 February 2019

           8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
       Holy Communion 
                         9:15 am      St. George’s              East River                  
                 Holy Eucharist                
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
   Holy Eucharist 
4:30 pm       All Saints’                 Canaan
                                                  
    Readings:  Jeremiah 17 : 5-10;   Psalm 1: 1-6
                   1 Corinthians 15: 12-20; Luke 6: 17-26

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Thursday, 31 January 2019

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 3 February 2019

There are no goodbyes for us.
Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
Mahatma Gandhi
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 3 February 2019

            8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
                   Holy Communion              
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
     Holy Eucharist  
                          4:30 pm       All Saints’                     Canaan                 
                  Holy Eucharist                
                         
    Readings:  Jeremiah 1: 4-10;  Psalm 71: 1-6;
                   1 Corinthians 13: 1-13; Luke 4: 21-30


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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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From Cindy, with love.

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I just wanted to send all of you a big thank you
for having let me be part of your Parish family.
St. Stephen’s Parish is full of  the most amazing people
and I have enjoyed dealing with all of you
– even when we agreed to disagree.
I know you will embrace your new Parish Administrator
with the same love, kindness and respect shown to me.

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SERVICES IN TUCK HALL
Just a reminder that services in Chester
will take place in Tuck Hall,
St. Stephen’s Community Centre from
Epiphany until Palm Sunday.

***
FOOD BANK
All contributions are very
gratefully received.

***  
MUSICAL FRIENDS
in Tuck Hall on Mon, 28 Jan 2019.
1:00 pm Vintage Voices
2:00 pm  Musical Friends Choir
3:00 pm  Musical Friends Band

***
ALTAR GUILD ANNUAL MEETING
Friday, 1 Feb 2019 at 10:00 am
Tuck Hall.

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
will be held as follows:
All Saints’ Church      -   Sunday, 3 February
St. George’s Church   -   Sunday, 10, February
St. Stephen’s Parish    -   Sunday, 24 February

*** 
TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS
EVENING CLASS
To be held in Tuck Hall beginning on
Tuesday, 5 Feb, 2019 7:00 – 9:00 pm
All welcome to come check it out!
(Bring a friend!)

***
FAREWELL GATHERING
for Cindy on Wed, 13 Feb 2019
from 2:00-4:00 pm
in Tuck Hall.

***
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
on Tues, 19 Feb 2019
at 7:00 pm in Tuck Hall.

***
BENEFIT MUSIC SHOW
for Mary Sawler
at the Red School House, Canaan
on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 from 1:00-4:00 pm
Live music featuring Jim and Judy Manual,
Cecil Poole and Mike Duffney and Chicks Having Fun!
Bake table, raffles, canteen and a donation jar. 
All proceeds for Mary Sawler who has terminal cancer
to help with medical expenses.
For more info please contact Maxine Christo (902-275-3496)
or Mona Eisenhauer (902-523-1029).

***

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 10 February 2019

           8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
       Holy Communion 
                         9:15 am      St. George’s              East River                  
                 Holy Eucharist                
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
   Holy Eucharist  
                                                  
    Readings:  Isaiah 6: 1-8;  Psalm 138;
                   1 Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11

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Thursday, 24 January 2019

 
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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 27 January 2019

Smile in the mirror.  Do that every morning
and you’ll start to see a big difference
in your life.
Yoko Ono
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 27 January 2019

                                                  8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
                   Holy Communion              
                 9:15 am      St. George’s Church,     East River      
                  Holy Eucharist                
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
                   Holy Eucharist                 
                         
    Readings:  Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10;  Psalm 19;
    1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a; Luke 4: 14-21


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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
***
SERVICES IN TUCK HALL
Just a reminder that services in Chester
will take place in Tuck Hall,
St. Stephen’s Community Centre from
Epiphany until Palm Sunday.

***
FOOD BANK
Cans of tuna, flaked ham or chicken
would be greatly appreciated
at the moment. 

***  
MUSICAL FRIENDS
in Tuck Hall on Mon, 28 Jan 2019.
1:00 pm Vintage Voices
2:00 pm  Musical Friends Choir
3:00 pm  Musical Friends Band
4:00 pm  Tuneful Tots

***
MEN’S GROUP BREAKFAST
 will take place in Tuck Hall on Sat, 26 Jan, 2019.
‘Sadie Hawkins’ breakfast’ – meaning that women are welcome
but they have to bring a male with them.
  There will also be a guest speaker following the breakfast.
LCDR (Ret’d) Steve St. Amont has a passion for matching
names to the graves of unknown soldiers.
  His presentation is very interesting and enlightening.
  8:00 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Breakfast and
9:30-10:15 am Presentation with Q&A

Please let Robert Manuel know if you plan to attend
902-220-1740 or rcmkamII@gmail.com

***
ALTAR GUILD ANNUAL MEETING
Friday, 1 Feb 2019 at 10:00 am
Tuck Hall.

*** 
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
will be held as follows:
All Saints’ Church      -   Sunday, 3 February
St. George’s Church   -   Sunday, 10, February
St. Stephen’s Parish    -   Sunday, 24 February

*** 
TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS
EVENING CLASS
To be held in Tuck Hall beginning on
Tuesday, 5 Feb, 2019 7:00 – 9:00 pm
All welcome to come check it out!
(Bring a friend!)

*****
BENEFIT MUSIC SHOW
for Mary Sawler
at the Red School House, Canaan
on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 from 1:00-4:00 pm
Live music featuring Jim and Judy Manual,
Cecil Poole and Mike Duffney and Chicks Having Fun!
Bake table, raffles, canteen and a donation jar. 
All proceeds for Mary Sawler who has terminal cancer
to help with medical expenses.
For more info please contact Maxine Christo (902-275-3496)
or Mona Eisenhauer (902-523-1029).

***

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 3 February 2019

                                                  8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
                   Holy Communion              
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
     Holy Eucharist  
                        4:30 pm       All Saints’                     Canaan                 
                  Holy Eucharist                
                         
    Readings:  Jeremiah 1: 4-10;  Psalm 71: 1-6;
                   1 Corinthians 13: 1-13; Luke 4: 21-30

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish  Blog
for Sunday, 20 January 2019

God gave us the gift of life, but it’s up to us
to give ourselves the gift of living it well
Voltaire
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 20 January 2019

                                                         8:00 am     Tuck Hall                         Chester            
                   Holy Communion              
                 9:15 am      St. George’s Church,     East River      
                  Morning Prayer                
                       11:00 am      Tuck Hall                         Chester                  
                  Holy Eucharist                 
                  4:30 pm      All Saints’ Church          Canaan           
                   Evening Prayer                 
                         
    Readings:  Isaiah 62: 1-5;  Psalm 36: 5-10;
    1 Corinthians 12: 1-11; John 2:1-11

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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POSITION VACANCY -  PARISH ADMINISTRATOR
We are looking for a part-time Parish Office Administrator. 
Proficiencies must include:
     -  Ability to work well with the public
     -  Familiarity with MS Word
     -  Familiarity with e-mail and social media
Responsibilities include:
     -  Administrative and clerical duties
     -  General management of St. Stephen’s Community Centre
     -  Custodial duties as needed
(the Parish has a part-time custodian)
Hours:
4 days per week for 4 hours per day
 (flexible as to days but mornings preferred).
Resumes welcome through 25 January 2019. 
Please send resumes to: ststephensparish@ns.sympatico.ca

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SERVICES IN TUCK HALL
Just a reminder that services in Chester
will take place in Tuck Hall,
St. Stephen’s Community Centre from
Epiphany until Palm Sunday.

***
FOOD BANK
Cans of tuna, flaked ham or chicken
would be greatly appreciated
at the moment. 

***  
MUSICAL FRIENDS
in Tuck Hall on Mon, 21 Jan 2019.
1:00 pm Vintage Voices 
2:00 pm  Musical Friends Choir
3:00 pm  Musical Friends Band
4:00 pm  Tuneful Tots

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COMMITTEE REPORTS
Please have committee reports submitted
by Monday, 21 January 2019
for inclusion in the
Annual Report.

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MEN’S GROUP BREAKFAST
 will take place in Tuck Hall on Sat, 26 Jan, 2019.
‘Sadie Hawkins’ breakfast’ – meaning that women are welcome
but they have to bring a male with them.
  There will also be a guest speaker following the breakfast.
LCDR (Ret’d) Steve St. Amont has a passion for matching
names to the graves of unknown soldiers.
  His presentation is very interesting and enlightening.
  8:00 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Breakfast and
9:30-10:15 am Presentation with Q&A

Please let Robert Manuel know if you plan to attend
902-220-1740 or rcmkamII@gmail.com

***
TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS
EVENING CLASS
To be held in Tuck Hall beginning on
Tuesday, 5 Feb, 2019 7:00 – 9:00 pm
All welcome to come check it out!
(Bring a friend!)

*****

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
 SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 27 January 2019

                                                        8:00 am      Tuck Hall                         Chester    
                   Holy Communion              
                   9:15 am       St. George’s Church,      East River         
                 Holy Eucharist                
                        11:00 am        Tuck Hall                          Chester                   
                  Holy Eucharist                 
                         
    Readings:  Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10;  Psalm 19;
    1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

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Wednesday, 9 January 2019

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 13 January 2019

Write on your heart that every day is
the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
Sunday, 13 January 2019
THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

   8:00 am      Tuck Hall,           Chester     
        Holy Communion  
9:15 am      St. George’s        East River
Holy Eucharist
           11:00 am      Tuck Hall,            Chester                
Holy Eucharist

   Readings:  Isaiah 43: 1-7; Psalm 29;
    Acts 8: 14-17; Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
***
SERVICES IN TUCK HALL
Just a reminder that services in Chester
will take place in Tuck Hall,
St. Stephen’s Community Centre from
Epiphany until Palm Sunday.

***
FOOD BANK
Breakfast cereals are in short supply
at the moment. 
All donations very greatly received.

***  
MUSICAL FRIENDS
Classes resume on Mon, 14 Jan 2019.

***
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
 at 7:00 pm on Tues, 15 Jan, 2019
in the Tyler Grant Room.  
Please bring committee reports ready for inclusion
in the Annual Report to the Parish Council Meeting
 If you are unable to attend the meeting,
your committee reports can be dropped off
at the Parish Office prior to the meeting.

***  
MEN’S GROUP BREAKFAST
 will take place in Tuck Hall on Sat, 26 Jan, 2019.
‘Sadie Hawkins’ breakfast’ – meaning that women are welcome
but they have to bring a male with them.
  There will also be a guest speaker following the breakfast.
LCDR (Ret’d) Steve St. Amont has a passion for matching
names to the graves of unknown soldiers,
particularly those from the Battle of the Somme.
  His presentation is very interesting and enlightening.
  8:00 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Breakfast and
9:30-10:15 am Presentation with Q&A
(open to all) to follow. 
Please let Robert Manuel know if you wish to attend
902-220-1740 or rcmkamII@gmail.com

***
TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS
EVENING CLASS
To be held in Tuck Hall beginning on
Tuesday, 5 Feb, 2019 7:00 – 9:00 pm
All welcome to come check it out!
(Bring a friend!)

*****

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
 SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
Sunday, 20 January 2019

                                                   8:00 am      Tuck Hall                      Chester    
                   Holy Communion              
                 9:15 am      St. George’s Church,     East River      
                  Morning Prayer                
                       11:00 am       Tuck Hall                      Chester                  
                   Holy Eucharist                 
                  4:30 pm       All Saints’ Church         Canaan           
                    Evening Prayer                 
                         
    Readings:  Isaiah 62: 1-5;  Psalm 36: 5-10;
    1 Corinthians 12: 1-11; John 2:1-11

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