Friday, 14 November 2014


23rd Sunday after Pentecost
November 16, 2014

8 am, St. Stephen's, Chester, Holy Communion
9 am, St. George's, East River, Prayer & Praise
11 am, St. Stephen's, Chester, Holy Eucharist


Last Sunday after Pentecost: The Reign of Christ
November 23,  2014

8:30 am, St. George’s, East River, Holy Communion
11 am, St. Stephen’s, Chester, Holy Eucharist


MUSICAL FRIENDS - Mon,. Nov. 17th, 2 pm, Tuck Hall
PARISH COUNCIL - Mon., Nov. 17th, 7 pm, Tyler Grant Room
ST. STEPHEN’S CHOIR - Tues., Nov. 18th, 7 pm, Tuck Hall
BIBLE TALK - Wed.., Nov. 23rd, noon, Tyler Grant Room


FOOD BANK CHRISTMAS HAMPERS - For our Christmas hampers’ collection next week please bring the following items to our Church Services next week, Nov. 23rd: tin vegetables and fruit.

ECUMENICAL PRAYER BREAKFAST - St. Stephen’s is hosting a one hour ecumenical Prayer Breakfast on the last Saturday of each month.  For November that will be Saturday, November 29th from 9 - 10 am in Tuck Hall.  Breakfast will be provided. A free will offering is encouraged.

ST. STEPHEN’S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - keep your calenders marked for Saturday, November 22nd for St. Stephen’s Hospitality Annual Christmas Bazaar!  Donations are needed from Parishioners of books, Christmas items and baked goods.  The bazaar doors will open at 11 am on Saturday,  22nd of November, and lunch will be served from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm.  Lunch will include a variety of soups, homemade bread, apple crisp, tea & coffee.  Adults $8.00, children under 10, $5.00

MISSIONS TO SEAFARERS SHOEBOX PROJECT - every year the Missions to Seafarers are very appreciative of our participation in their Shoebox Project.  Approximately 2000 shoe boxes full of gifts for seafarers from all over the world are distributed by the Mission in Halifax.  Many men and women arrive at our port in winter ill equipped to survive in the cold and with no money.  These boxes are filled by church members throughout the province and the sailors are overwhelmed by the generosity of Nova Scotians.  This is likely the only gift these folks will receive.  In the church vestibule we have placed a list of needed items to go in the box which you can take home as a checklist.  If you don’t have your own shoe box, please take a box from the vestibule. Please return your boxes at the Dec. 7th services.

 Please don’t wrap your box-–tie with string or ribbon so they can be checked for security reasons.

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