Welcome to St. Stephen’s Parish blog for Sunday, 21 June, 2015.
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY !
WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
21 June, 2015
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
8:00 am - St. Stephen’s, Holy Communion
9:00 am - St. George’s, Holy Eucharist
11:00 am - St Stephen’s, Memorial Hymn Sing
Readings: 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49; Psalm 9:9-20; Psalm 133;
2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41
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INTEGRITY EUCHARIST - cancelled for 21 June. There are no plans to continue the monthly Integrity Eucharist services. Happily, the need for a special interest group has diminished as the Church becomes more inclusive. However, if you or someone you know need support or want to talk in a safe, confidential environment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 902-423-6002 or email@example.com or 902-425-8383.
PRAYER BREAKFAST - Saturday, 27 June, 9:00 am in Tuck Hall. All welcome.
PARISH BARBEQUE: The annual Parish Barbeque will be held in the courtyard of St. Stephen’s Church in Chester on Sunday, 5 July after the 11:00 am service. All Parish members and guests are invited for burgers, dogs and refreshments
***** NOTICE OF SERVICE SCHEDULE CHANGE: On Sunday, 12 July, there will only be 1 service in the Parish of St. Stephen’s. It will be held at 11:00 am, at St. Stephen’s Church in Chester. Archdeacon Michael Mitchell will be in attendance and immediately following the service he will chair a meeting of all parishioners regarding the new Rector selection process and the election of a Parochial Committee. All Parishioners are encouraged to attend the service and participate in the meeting. ****
MUSIQUE ROYALE - presenting La Tour Baroque Duo in four communities in Nova Scotia. Sunday, 12 July at 3:00 pm St Barnabas Church, Blue Rocks, Monday, 13 July at 7:00 pm, Old Holy Trinity Church, Lower Middleton, Tuesday, 14 July at 7:30 pm, Manning Memorial Chapel, Acadia University, Wolfville, and Wednesday, 15 July at 7:00 pm, Ottawa House Museum, Parrsboro. For more information, call 902-582-3933 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOD BANK REQUEST – Peanut butter would be gratefully received – along with anything else you care to donate. Thank you.
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THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE - Meeting, Mon, June 22, 7:00 pm in Tyler Grant Room
BIBLE TALK.- Wed, June 24, 10:30 am, in Tyler Grant Room
PRAYER BREAKFAST - Sat, 27 June, 9:00 am in Tuck Hall. All Welcome
WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY
28 June, 2015
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
8:00 a.m., St. Stephen’s, Holy Communion
9:00 am, St. George’s, Prayer & Praise
11:00 a.m., St Stephen’s, Holy Eucharist
7:00 pm, All Saints’, Holy Eucharist
Readings: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 8: 7-15;
Mark 5: 21-43
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Would you get into a boat if you expected stormy weather? A faithful steward gets in, trusting that God will keep their journey safe. (Michael Pollesel)