Upcoming Events

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Thursday, May 24   Church fundraising dinner for Trinity Anglican Church, at the Union Club, 125 Germain St., Saint John. Reception 6 p.m.  Dinner 7 p.m. Speaker is Lt. Gen. (Ret.)  Michael Day, CMM, MSC, CD, MA.This Nova Scotian, retired since 2015, has been deployed to Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East and Afghanistan, with much of his work in Canada’s Counter Terrorism and Special Forces community. Come here this riveting speaker! Tickets: 642-6424, $125 with partial charitable receipt.

Sat., May 26, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.   Monthly breakfast at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf St. and Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Sausages, bacon, pancakes, toast, home fries, eggs and a beverage for $6 per person. A joint presentation of the Saint John Y Service Club and St. Luke’s, with proceeds to outreach ministries.

Friday, June 1, 7 p.m.  Consecration of St. John’s Church in the Parish of Richmond. All are welcome. This event is in conjunction with the Bishop’s Pilgrimage.

Saturday, June 2, 8:30-10 a.m.  St. Margaret’s Church, Forest Hill, Fredericton, will hold its monthly breakfast fundraiser with a menu of scrambled eggs, pancakes with fruit sauce, bacon, sausages, baked beans, fruit dessert, juice, tea and coffee — all for a free-will offering. Proceeds will support Kara & Nelson Mejia’s Honduras mission. This will be the last breakfast until October.

•  N E W  •   Saturday, June 2, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.   Camp Brookwood is having a clean-up day and is looking for volunteers. If you are able to come help out they can find something for you to do!

Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m.-noon   Run For The Word, in support of the Canadian Bible Society will take place at the Wilmot Park Gazebo in the form of a 1 KM or 5 KM walk or run. This year the funds raised go towards getting Bible material to groups working with the military, youth in summer camps, immigrants, people in jail or prison, first nations and others in Canada. Your support for Run for the Word 2018 can help the Canadian Bible Society provide the healing power of God’s Word. You can walk, run or support someone who is. Information: www.biblesociety.ca/event/run-word   Run For The Word is also happening in Sussex May 31 and Florenceville-Bristol and Miramichi June 2.

Saturday, June 2, 8.30 a.m.-12 noon   Indoor yard sale and bake sale at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf St. and Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Proceeds to St. Luke’s ministries.

Friday, June 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   Community lunch and movie matinee featuring “Maudie” with Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke (PG 13). Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 2 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis, NB (across from the Hammond River Polish Café). Donations for mission gratefully accepted. For information contact the parish office at 847-0850.

•  N E W  •   Sunday, June 10, 3:30 p.m.  Alto Mare String Orchestra at Trinity Church, 115 Charlotte Street, Saint John, under the direction of Robert McCausland. This 2018 Spring Concert will feature the acoustic and architectural beauty of Trinity while listening to Alto Mare perform pieces by Beethoven, Geminiani, Haydn, Stamitz, Telemann, Jenkins and Grainger. Admission is a free-will offering.

Friday June 15, 7 p.m.   Movie night at Holy Trinity Church, 2 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis, (across from the Hammond River Polish Café). Feature Film is “A Dogs Purpose” starring Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Josh Gad (PG). Bring a friend! Popcorn and beverage available. No charge, but an item for the KV food bank would be gratefully accepted. Please contact 847-0850 for more information or email < parishofhammondriver at bellaliant.com >.

Sunday, June 24 to Wednesday, June 27   The 38th Annual Atlantic Theological Conference at St. Paul’s Church, Sackville, N.B. Theme: Memory: Its Persistence and Loss in Christian Community. For more information / registration: The Atlantic Theological Conference, phone: 1 (902) 368-8442; email: < office at stpeter.org > ; https://www.stpeter.org/conf.htm

Nov. 8 -10   Mark the date for Vital Church Maritimes in Truro. Get the details here.