Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m. to noon You are invited to a prayer shawl ministry gathering at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 2 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis. Anyone currently involved in a prayer shawl ministry or would like to learn more is invited. This informal gathering will feature groups involved in prayer shawl ministries and provide an opportunity to share stories, patterns and ideas. There’s no fee to attend. For information or to register call 647-8170 or email parishofhammondriver at bellaliant.com
April 1 Stepping into Evangelism Together workshop, co-led by Shawn Branch of Threshold Ministries and Bishop David at Christ Church (Parish) Church, Fredericton. Register here.
• N E W • Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to see the performance of Faure’s REQUIEM at Wilmot United Church with several works by Canadian Composer Stephen Chatman, in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Heather Fyffe Dunham conducts, accompanied on the organ by David Drinkell. Soloists will be Frances Kwan, soprano; David Perritt, baritone; and David Drinkell, pipe organ. The program is dedicated to two society members who died recently, Jim Myles and Anne Buckland. Adults, $20; students, $10; children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available from choir members, Read’s Newstand on King Street and at the door.
Friday, April 7, 7 p.m. Concert in support of Camp Brookwood’s 50th anniversary fundraising efforts to send kids to camp at half price. Second Wind Music Centre, Curtis Road, Florenceville-Bristol. There will be lots of entertainers — Bob LeBlanc, Dunroamin, Glass Sisters, Tom Ryan, MacDougall Sisters and Peter McLaughlin — plus a silent auction.
Friday, April 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Community Lunch Spring Fling at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 2 Hammond River Rd, Quispamsis (next to the Hammond River Bridge). A freewill offering for mission projects would be appreciated. Information: 847-0850 or email parishofhammondriver at bellaliant.com
April 8 Stepping into Evangelism Together workshop, co-led by Shawn Branch of Threshold Ministries and Bishop David at Stone Church, 87 Carleton St. Saint John. Register here.
• N E W • Saturday, April 22, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Enjoy eggs, bacon, sausage, juice, coffee/tea, plus baked beans, biscuits and jam – all homemade! The cost is $8 for this delicious breakfast at Cathedral Memorial Hall, 168 Church St., Fredericton. Proceeds from this monthly community breakfast will go toward improvements in the sound system for Christ Church Cathedral. (Note the date is different than usual due to Easter.)
April 22 Layreader training: Guidelines for Developing Intercessory Prayers of the People, Trinity, Sussex. Register here.
April 27-29 Clergy Spouses Retreat at Villa Madonna
Tuesday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. New Brunswick Right to Life annual march to the Legislative Assembly. Beginning at 10 a.m. there will be a Mass for Life at St. Dunstan’s Parish in Fredericton. An interdenominational prayer service will be held as well, however, we have not yet confirmed the location. More information as it becomes available.
• N E W • Saturday, May 6, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Annual Spring Tea at the Anglican Parish of Kingston‘s Parish Hall. $8 per person includes tea, coffee, sandwiches and sweets. Sponsored by the Anglican Parish of Kingston.
• N E W • Saturday, May 6, 6 p.m., Fundraising dinner at the Florenceville Legion, Florenceville-Bristol, in support of Camp Brookwood’s 50th anniversary efforts to offer half price camping fees to all campers. Enjoy a salmon dinner and dessert auction; tickets available from Woodstock deanery parishes or contact MaryLee Phllips – dphillips at aermet.ca , 392-4657 or Barb Smith barb.smith at dayandrossinc.ca, 278-3824.
May 6 Stepping into Evangelism Together workshop, co-led by Shawn Branch of Threshold Ministries and Bishop David at St. Philip, Moncton. Register here.
Saturday, May 13 Layreaders’ Day with the Bishop, St. John the Baptist, 28 Woolridge St, Riverview. Register here.
Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Christ Church Parish Church will host a PWRDF workshop. More details soon.
Saturday, May 27, 6:30 p.m. Annual “Send a Kid to Camp” salmon dinner fundraiser. New this year – it will be held at Camp Medley. Meet the staff, hear stories about the power of camp and help raise enough money to help any child in need attend Medley this summer. Tickets available at the Synod office or reserve at the door by calling 488-2069 or emailing
< campmedley at anglican.nb.ca >.
May 28 – June 11 Bishop David’s annual pilgrimage – Archdeaconry of Moncton.
Saturday, June 10 Camp Medley’s first Alumni Kitchen Party, featuring East Coast musical duo “Frantically Atlantic.” Tickets are $30 per couple, $20 per person. Anyone who worked at, went to, or just loves camp is invited.
For an extra $10 per person, you can stay after the kitchen party and campfire, then sleep in a cabin again (don’t forget your sleeping bag and pillow!) and have breakfast with us the next morning.
Tickets available at the Synod office or reserve at the door by calling 488-2069 or emailing
< campmedley at anglican.nb.ca >.
June 15-18 ACW 50th anniversary gathering, Ancaster, Ont. Enjoy workshops, worship, sharing with women all over the country. $500 registration fee includes shared accommodations and all meals (but not transportation to Ancaster). Click here for the event poster.
Sept. 21-23 Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Conference, Holiday Inn, Truro, N.S. Keynote speaker is Canon Phil Potter, Archbishops’ Missioner and Fresh Expressions team leader with the Church of England. Registration details coming soon.