Philippa is unavailable from the 11th until the 26th November. We warmly welcome the Very Reverend Peter Elliott to be among us to preach and preside.
Christmas Bazaar and Tea (December 4th) - it is less than a month away from our Christmas themed bazaar and tea, the table leads would very much like to know if you will be donating to the pantry and/or to the bake table, if so, please let Jacquie Stinson know what you can contribute. This just helps with our set up.
Kelly Foulds is accepting previously loved jewellery and the sooner she has it the better she is able to get her preparations done. We are also looking for Christmas decor in excellent condition. Set up will be on Friday, December 3 at 4:00 pm - we will need help with table set-up please. Delivery of all goods between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. If this time does not work for you then please make arrangements with the table leads to receive your donations.
Tickets for the Christmas Tea Room ($5.00) are now available from Heather Herd. One ticket gets you a coffee/tea and your choice of three home baked goodies to enjoy. Please advertise, support where you can, and join in the fellowship.
Christmas Bazaar Raffle Tickets – Books of tickets are still available. Please consider purchasing a book, or two, for yourself, as well as, selling to family and friends. Prizes are $300.00 cash, 2 tickets to a Canucks Hockey game and 2 Passes to the Audain Art Museum in Whistler along with a $20 Starbucks Gift Card. The draw will take place at the Bazaar on Saturday, December 4. Please give sold ticket stubs and monies to Judy Nicholson prior to the event if possible. Your support is most appreciated.
Prayer Requests to the Prayer Circle – please be in touch with Judy Nicholson who will receive and forward your prayer requests to the prayer circle. If you do not have her contact details, please send an email to the office email address and it will be passed on to her for distribution.
Altar Flowers – Please consider providing for the flowers placed on the Altar to the glory of God, in celebration, in thanksgiving, or in memory of loved ones. The cost is usually in the $40 - $50 range. Contact Heather Herd for details. You may make your donation by cheque made out to St. Helen's Anglican Church and send it in the mail or leave it in the offering plate on a Sunday or by Interac e-Transfer. The email address to transfer electronically is: email@example.com
Cameras for the Church Grounds – Thank you for your generous donations so far. To the end of September we have received $3,715 of the total cost of $4,600. Donations to St. Helen's may be made by cheque or by electronic transfer. To contribute by e-transfer, the email to use is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates for Your Calendar
Dec. 4th - Mini Bazaar. (Christmas themed with Tea Room and raffle tickets)
Dec. 19th Carol Service
Dec. 24th 7pm and 11pm Christmas Eve service
Dec. 25th 10am Christmas Day service