Thursday, 7 May 2015

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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.  
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
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
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.
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
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)


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