Welcome to St Stephen’s Parish Blog for 10 May 2015,
Happy Mother’s Day !
Please note that the Musical Friends Family Concert will not be taking place on Monday, 25 May as reported in last week’s blog.
WORSHIP FOR SUNDAY, 10 MAY, 2015
Sixth Sunday of Easter (Mother’s Day)
8:00 am St. Stephen’s, Chester Holy Communion
9:00 am St. George’s, East River Holy Eucharist
11:00 am St. Stephen’s, Chester Holy Eucharist
7:00 pm All Saints’, Canaan Prayer & Praise
Readings: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15: 9-17
MOTHER’S DAY MEMORIAL
Gifts have been received -
In memory of Edna Nauss, from Marjorie and Frances
In memory of Julia Smith, from Charlotte
MUSICAL FRIENDS - 2:00 - 3:15 pm, 3:15 - 4:00 Musical Band, 4:00-4:30 pm Tuneful Tots on Monday, 11 May in Tuck Hall.
JUSTICE TOUR - Come to pray, engage and learn what faith communities are saying and doing about climate change and poverty. Presentation on Monday, 11 May, 7:00-9:00 pm at St. Agnes Parish, 6902 Mumford Road Halifax. For more info contact Bob Britton at 902-429-9800 x 307 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BIBLE TALK - from 10:30-11:30 am from Wednesday, May 13, in the Tyler Grant Room. All welcome.
S.C.A.N.S. - Microbiology - 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Wednesday, May 13 in Tuck Hall.
S.C.A.N.S. - ‘The Rector’s Wife’ - Cancelled for Friday, May 15 - classes will resume May 22 for this course.
ST. STEPHEN’S CHOIR PRACTICE - will be held on Tuesday, 12th May at 7:00 pm in Tuck Hall.
SHOREHAM VILLAGE: If you would like to learn more about volunteering at Shoreham, two Volunteer Orientation Sessions are planned for May 13 and May 27 from 2:00-3:00 pm in the OT Room.
BUDBUSTER FAIR - Chester District School will be holding its Budbuster Fair on Saturday, 30 May from 10am-1pm. All welcome to join the fun!
RELAY FOR LIFE - Registrations are being taken for teams and volunteers for the 10th Chester Municipal Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life to be held from 6:00pm to midnight on June 19 at Chester Area Middle School. (CAMS). Orders are also being taken for luminary candles ($5.00 each). Please contact Sheila Hirtle 275-5720 or 275-5966. Any survivors wishing to attend the relay are asked to call Gerri Allen 275-3817 to register.
THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
MUSICAL FRIENDS - Mon., May 11, 2:00 p.m., Tuck Hall
ST. STEPHEN’S CHOIR - Tues, 12 May, 7:00 p.m., Tuck Hall
BIBLE TALK - Wed, May 13, 10:30-11:30 am, Tyler-Grant Room
WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
Seventh Sunday of Easter – Jerusalem Sunday
17 May, 2015
8:00 a.m., St. Stephen’s, Holy Communion
9:00 a.m., St George’s, Holy Eucharist
11:00 am, St. Stephen’s, Holy Eucharist
Readings: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19
“This is my command to you: You are to love each other.” A faithful steward takes up this challenge on a daily basis, knowing that it’s not an easy thing, but that this is what Jesus asks of them. John 15:9-17 (Michael Pollesel)