Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Sept. 20 1-4 p.m.   The Anglican Parish of Shediac is offering a free Food Safety Course at the Young Smith Hall, 3400 route 134, Shediac Cape. To register call 532-6960 or e-mail anglican.shediac at nb.aibn.com.

Sept. 21-23    Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Conference, Holiday Inn, Truro, N.S.  This is a 3-day learning event focused on mission and Fresh Expressions of Church (planting). Hear inspiring stories of hope and share ideas for starting new faith communities. Discuss, dream and design ways to create vital congregations and reach out to newcomers.  Keynote speaker is Canon Phil Potter, Archbishops’ Missioner and Fresh Expressions team leader with the Church of England. More information and registration here. 

Saturday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m.-noon   Layreader Training: Basic Guidelines for Developing Intercessory Prayers of the People at St. Margaret’s, Lepreau. Facilitated by Cleo Cyr with video instruction by the Rev. David Peer, the session will explain how to develop and present meaningful intercessory prayer and provide an overview of resources available. Details and online registration here.

Saturday, Sept. 23    An Evening of Indian Cuisine & Entertainment at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf St. & Lansdowne Ave., Saint John. Reception at 6.30 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m., plus a live auction and entertainment. Tickets are $100 and an income tax receipt will be issued for part of that amount. All proceeds will support St. Luke’s capital campaign, Moving Onward – St. Luke’s Revival. For tickets or more information, call the church office at 693-4152 and leave a message.

•  N E W   I N F O   •  Sunday Sept. 24 at 3 p.m.  Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Nasonworth NB will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a service and a meal and social time following the service. All congregants, past, present and future, are invited to join with us on this special day. For information contact Jim Appleton at 459-1424 or email jhappleton96 at gmail.com.

Monday Sept. 25, 7 p.m.   You are welcome to a Community Prayer Shawl get-together at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 2 Hammond River Rd. Quispamsis (Next to the Hammond River Bridge). Anyone in the community who wants to be part of this wonderful ministry is welcome to come and learn more about it! Call the parish nurse at 647-8170 for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4:30-6:30 p.m.  St. Michael’s Anglican Church Harvest Supper at Newcastle Bridge, Minto. Menu: Turkey, dressing, potatoes, squash, peas, carrots, apple/pumpkin pie, rolls, tea & coffee. Adults $10, children 6-12 $5, under 6 free. Wheelchair accessible, take-outs available.

 Friday Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   Celebrating September with guest speaker Jim Wilson. Informative and fun topics will be repeated every 15 minutes. Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 2 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis (next to the Hammond River Bridge)
There’s no fee to attend and everyone is welcome. For information contact the parish office: 847-0850.

•  N E W   I N F O   •   Saturday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Diocesan Youth Ministries Conference, St. Paul’s, Sackville. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 27.  Register online here.

Saturday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Monthly Breakfast at St. Luke’s Church Hall, corner of Metcalf Street & Lansdowne Avenue, Saint John. Eggs, sausages, home fries, toast and beverage. $6 per person. A joint presentation of the Y Service Club and St. Luke’s, with proceeds to outreach ministries.

•  N E W  •   Saturday, Sept. 30   St. Augustine’s chicken breast barbecue supper. Sittings at 4:40 and 6 p.m.; $12 per person. Information: 849-8464 or 849-2430. Advance tickets are available. St. Augustine’s is located at 239 Quispamsis Rd., Quispamsis.

•  N E W  •   Sunday, Oct. 1, 3 p.m. Ecumenical service on reconciliation, with guest preacher Bishop Mark MacDonald, the Anglican Church’s first national Indigenous bishop, at All Saints, 77 King St., St. Andrews. This service is part of a weekend event called Sacred Encounter, a Symposium Toward Reconciliation. For more information: Emma Seamone, eseamone at ssu.ca or 506-608-4280. This is sponsored in part by St. Stephen’s University.

Monday, Oct. 2, 7 – 9 p.m.   Dessert Evening and Silent Auction in support of Inner City Youth Ministry, which provides services to Saint John’s vulnerable children and youth. Drop by St John’s (Stone) Church, 87 Carleton Street for delicious desserts, great items to bid on at a silent auction and live music from musicians from The Vineyard. Free tickets available from Stone Church, Vineyard, Trinity Church and ICYM board members. A free-will offering will be taken and all proceeds from the evening will be used to support ICYM programs. The event is sponsored by Stone Church, Vineyard and Trinity Church.

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Fredericton, St. Margaret’s Church, Fredericton. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod.  See more here. 

•  N E W  •   Saturday, Oct. 14   Join the Church of Resurrection, 20 Macdonald Ave., Grand Bay-Westfield, for a three course Gala Dinner and Auction in support of the Play Park Project. Doors open at 5 and dinner is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 with a $20 tax receipt. The Play Park project is an initiative to develop the backspace of the church to provide the community with an indoor play space for children. For tickets call 738-3474.

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Woodstock, Good Shepherd Church, Florenceville-Bristol. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod. See more here. 

 Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Kingston & the Kennebecasis, St. Paul’s Church, Hampton. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod. See more here. 

Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. St. Thomas University’s annual McKendy Lecture will feature Dr. Janet K. Ruffing on “Ancestry, Place(s), and Identity in Spiritual Direction Narratives.” Room 101, Brian Mulroney Hall, STU campus, Fredericton. Dr. Ruffing is a founding member of both Spiritual Directors International and of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. For more information, CLICK HERE

Saturday, Oct. 21, 5:30 p.m.  Farraline Place annual Harvest Gala Dinner, Christ Church (Parish) Church, featuring a “First Choice” auction. $35 per person, $20 tax receipt. Tickets: Judy O’Donnell 455-6443 or ACW members Hosted by the board of Farraline Place and the Anglican Church Women. Proceeds support Farraline Place. farralineplace.com

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Chatham, St. George’s Church, Bathurst. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod. See more here. 

 Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Saint John, St. Mary & St. Bartholomew’s Church, Saint John. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod. See more here. 

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of Moncton, St. John the Baptist Church, Riverview. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod. See more here. 

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.  Greater Chapter Meeting for the Archdeaconry of St. Andrews, All Saints Church, St. Andrews. Wardens, synod delegates & substitutes: Plan to attend your meeting, which will include preparation for Diocesan Synod.  See more here. 

Sunday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m. Celebration of New Ministry for the Rev. Wendy Amos-Binks, interim incumbent in the Parish of St. James, Moncton.

Saturday, Nov. 4   136th Diocesan Synod, Christ Church (Parish) Church 245 Westmorland Street, Fredericton. Registration begins at 8 a.m. See more here.