Upcoming Events

•  N E W  •   Thursday, Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m.   Please join us in Christ Church Cathedral for a simple and meditative prayer period in the style of Taizé. Through the use of repeated phrases, music, silence, scripture, a short witness, and intercessory prayers, participants will be invited to stillness and to listen for the voice of God. All are welcome, so please broadcast the invitation widely! Any questions can be addressed to Kurt Schmidt at 259-3711 or k.schmidt at cccath.ca. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 – 11 a.m.   Monthly breakfast at St. Luke’s Church, corner of Main St. and Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Sausages, bacon, toast, eggs, home fries and beverage. $6 per person. A joint presentation of the Saint John Y Service Club and St. Luke’s, with proceeds to outreach ministries.

Saturday, Jan. 20, 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.

•  N E W  •  Thursday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m.  Growing Through Grief: How The Light Gets In is part II on the topic of death and dying, a health information session presented by the Health & Parish Nurse Ministries at Christ Church Cathedral. This takes place at the cathedral and everyone is welcome to attend.

•  N E W  •  Saturday, Jan. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Join St. Paul’s for an evening of music and worship, 486 Kennebecasis Road in Hampton.

Jan. 27   Canadian Mothers’ Union council meeting at Trinity Church, Sussex.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of St. Andrews, at Church of the Good Shepherd (snow date: Feb. 1). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Saint John, at St. Mary and St. Bartholomew (snow date: Feb. 6). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Woodstock, at Trinity, Andover (snow date: Feb. 6). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Kingston & the Kennebecasis, at St. Paul, Hampton (snow date: Feb. 7). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Thursday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Fredericton, at Christ Church (Parish) Church (snow date: Feb. 8). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Chatham, at St. Alban, Salmon Beach (snow date: Feb. 10). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.   Greater Chapter Meeting in the Archdeaconry of Moncton, at Parish of Shediac Hall (snow date: Feb. 8, 7 p.m.). Clergy, church wardens, synod delegates and substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting.

•  N E W  •  Saturday, Feb. 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m.  The Parish Men’s Club at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Parish of Riverview will host a pancake supper, which includes pancakes, sausages and bean, tea and coffee. Adults $8, children 6-12 $4. 5 and under eat free! Come on out and enjoy some fellowship and great tasting pancakes! See you there!

•  N E W  •   Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4-6.30 p.m.   Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf St. and Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Pancakes, sausages, homemade beans, homemade gingerbread with whipped cream and beverage. Adults $7, children 4 to 12 $5, children 3 and under eat for free! Proceeds to St. Luke’s ministries.

•  N E W  •   Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m.   CHURCH HISTORY: THE REFORMATION at Holy Trinity Hammond River. This session is part of the core training program for all lay readers in the Diocese of Fredericton but anyone can attend. Presented by Canon Dr. Ross Hebb, the session will address the questions: “Why a Reformation of the Church?”; “Was it all Henry and his hormones?”; and “What actually changed and what did not?” A free will offering to help cover refreshments would be appreciated. Register online here.  Snow date is Feb. 24, same time and place.

•  N E W  •  Saturday, Feb. 24, 8-11 a.m.   Monthly breakfast at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf St. and Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Bacon, sausages, toast, eggs, home fries and beverage. A joint presentation of the Saint John Y Service Club and St. Luke’s with proceeds to outreach ministries.

•  N E W  •  Saturday, Feb. 24   Annual mystery auction and supper. Save the date for this fun event at Holy Trinity Hammond River. A supper of beans and brown bread will be served at 5:30 p.m. with the auction beginning at 7 p.m. Items will once again be auctioned off by guest auctioneer Canon David Barrett. We are looking for donations of useful household items, wrapped so they cannot be identified. Contact 847-0850 or parishofhammondriver at bellaliant.com for more information. All proceeds are for mission activities.

 Saturday, April 21   Diocesan bowling tournament takes place in Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton to raise money for programs that feed children in our province. Once again this year, parishes are encouraged to form teams and seek sponsorships. T-shirts for $15 will be available soon. Trash talk between parishes is welcome and encouraged! Direct all queries to the Rev. Kevin McAllister:  micksizepint at yahoo.ca