Apologies to our online congregation - Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to broadcast or record the service last Sunday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Christmas Bazaar and Tea - Table heads and anyone interested in volunteering to help at the bazaar are asked to meet today at coffee time to discuss and finalize the plans for this event. Please get your cup and meet in the corner!
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.
ACW – Please note that ACW meeting is Wednesday, November 3 in the church hall at 11:30 AM, everyone is to bring a bag lunch. Parishioners are encouraged to join the ACW in gathering new baby layette items (up to size 24 months/2 toddler.) At their Dorcas Shower and monthly meeting, on Nov. 3, these items will be displayed then given to the needy in our community or sent North in the Diocesan ACW Bales. If shopping is an issue, cash donations are also welcome. Please see Judy Nicholson or Glenda Colquhoun for details.
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. We still need your help to cover our costs of the installation. 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
Nov. 7th - Remembrance Sunday. (Poppy cross will be in the cemetery) Trumpetist John Smit will be performing for us during the service.
Nov. 14th and 21st – The Very Rev’d Peter Elliot will be Preaching and Presiding
Nov. 28th - Advent Sunday (Lighting of the Advent wreath)
Dec. 4th - Mini Bazaar. (Christmas themed with Tea Room and raffle tickets)