Stephen Laskey
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Notices for the Week: April 3rd – April 9th  

7pm Executive meeting – Rector’s office

11:45am Lunch Bunch - Upper Hall      
7:00pm Songs of Praise - church

10:00 am – Holy Eucharist

10:30am – Wedding (William Lah & Yudah Paw)          

Executive Meeting - The Executive meets next on Monday, April 4th at 7pm in the Rector’s office  

Songs of Praise - Our next gathering will take place Tuesday April 5th at 7:00 pm in the church.

Lunch Bunch meets Tuesday April 5th for a meal at 11:45am. If you are new to this group, welcome!  

Parish CouncilThe next meeting of Parish Council takes place on Tuesday, April 12 at 7pm in the kitchen in the Lower Hall  

Confirmation will be taking place on Sunday, April 17th at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver.  We have three candidates being prepared.  Please keep all people being prepared for confirmation in your prayers.  

The Chaldean Congregation which worships at the Church of the Epiphany and for which Father Ayoob Adwar is the priest is having a special gathering on Sunday, April 3rd at Peace Arch Provincial Park.  As you know Father Ayoob is doing an internship here at St. Helen’s as he discerns about becoming an Anglican Priest.  He has invited us to join his congregation on this day after their service to take part in food and fellowship. The fellowship time is at 3pm which follows their outdoor service.  They understand that we won’t be at the service but would like it if any of us would come and share in the fellowship time.  

Refugee Committee for St. Helen’s – Our refugee committee has been in limbo for some time.  Now is the time for it to be given new life and re-energized.  If you are interested in finding out more about the work of such a committee or are interested in serving on it, please speak to our rector, Steve or one of the wardens.  We are still expecting Esther and her family to come from Burma, though we do not yet have a time frame for her arrival.  

Grounds Keeping – You will have noticed that a great deal of work was done last week to clear away a lot of the debris from the winter wind storms.  This is ongoing work and we need lots of people to help out.  That means we need you!  Please speak with Jean Robertson or with Roy Francis about giving a hand.  It will be very much appreciated.  

Readings for Sunday, April 10th Easter 3
Acts 9:1-6
Psalm 30
Revelation 5:11-14
John 21:1-19