Saturday, 28 February, 2015
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
St. Stephen's Parish Community Centre
WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY, 1 MARCH 2015
8:00 a.m. St. Stephen's BCP Holy Communion
11:00 a.m. All Saints', Canaan, Parish Family Worship, non-Eucharistic
DONALD CURLEY LECTURE will take place today, Sunday, March 1 at 1:00p.m. in the Parish Centre.
LENTEN STUDY –A six-week Lenten Study titled “Journey to the Cross & Beyond” will be held each Wednesday in Lent at 10:30 - 11:45a.m., in the Tyler-Grant Room. The study was prepared by Bishop Terry Dance, Bishop of Norfolk, Diocese of Huron, and endorsed by the Joint Anglican–Lutheran Commission. It is designed for Canadian context, dealing with the kind of issues that we face today. Please bring your bible. Some bibles are available. Everyone welcome.
LENTEN LUNCHEONS –St. Stephen’s Parish will host Wednesday Lenten Luncheons in the Parish Centre 12:00 noon to 1:00p.m. Cost of lunch is $10. Proceeds to designated charities. Following is a list of dates, including topics and speakers:
• March 4 –Primates World Relief & Development –Allie Colp
• March 11 –Senior’s Help Line - 211 –Allison Currie
• March 18 –Alzheimers and The Brain Bank - Barbara Mulrooney
• March 25 –New Ross Interpretative Centre –Lisa Wolfe
THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
MUSICAL FRIENDS - Mon., March 2, 2:00p.m., Tuck Hall
ST. STEPHEN’S CHOIR - Tues., March 3, 7:00p.m., Tuck Hall
LENTEN BIBLE STUDY –Wed., March 4, 10:30a.m. Tyler-Grant Rm.
LENTEN LUNCHEON –Wed., March 4, 12:00noon, Tuck Hall
WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Lent 3 - March 8, 2015
8:00 am, St. Stephen’s, Holy Communion (BCP)
9:00 am, St. George’s, Holy Eucharist (BAS Contemporary)
11:00a.m., St. Stephen’s, Holy Eucharist (BAS Contemporary)
Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22
Jesus reprimands Peter for not thinking in God’s Terms. A faithful steward spends some of their time trying to discern God’s terms, so that they can act accordingly. Mark 8:31-38
Diocesan Lenten Challenge 2015
Second Sunday of Lent
From the Gospel …"If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it."
Reflection Questions: Mission = Sharing in God's loving purposes for the wholeness of humanity and all creation.
Is this how you and your congregation define mission?
This way of life sounds like a conundrum or riddle. We're being asked to give up the very things we hope to gain or keep.
What does this look like for you? Your church/parish?
How is this reflected in your mission? Or is it?