April 22, 2012

April 22nd, 2012 by mridea

1. Help Wanted: The Anglican parish of St. Michael and All Angels requires a caretaker. 10 hours per week with additional hours as required. Duties include vacuuming, washing floors, dusting, regular maintenance of church facilities and some yard work. If you are interested in working independently with flexible hours in a Christian environment please send your resume to St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, 675 Red River Road, Thunder Bay ON P7B 1J1 or by email to stmichaelsch@tbaytel.net, Attention: Wardens.

2. You are invited to the Anglican Church Women’s Spring Deanery Meeting Tuesday, April 24 at 10 am St. Mary’s Church, Nipigon. Our Guest Speaker will be the Reverend Nancy Ringham. Lunch will be provided. A bus has been arranged. Pickups at 8 am at Northwood Plaza; 8:15 am at St. Michael and All Angels, 675 Red River Rd. and 8:20 at St. Stephen’s Leslie & Arundel. We will return by 4 pm. RSVP Janet Pike 476-0044 or jepike@tbaytel.net.

3. Come to a St. George’s Day Roast Beef Dinner (Chicken Also Available!) to be held at St. George’s Church, 298 McIntyre St, Friday, April 27. Two Sittings: 5:00 & 6:15 PM. Tickets: Adults $12, Children under 8 $6. Call the Church 345-8202 or Ena 767-9610.

4. Meet Me at the Soda Shop, St. Luke’s A.C.W. Spring Tea, will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 2 – 4 p.m. Tickets $5.00. Bake Table & White Elephant Table. Come out and Bring a Friend.

5. Parish of West Thunder Bay and 1st Murillo Beavers, Cubs and Scouts will hold a Spaghetti Supper on Sunday, April 29 from 4-6 p.m. at the Rosslyn Community Centre, Sit down or Take-out, $8 adults, $3 children. (Please bring your own container for take-out)

6. “ENHANCING RELATIONSHIPS”: Thunder Bay-North Shore Anglicans 2012 Annual Deanery Day will be held on Saturday May 5, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 808 Ridgeway Street, across from McKellar (Wheelchair Accessible). Speakers: Bishop Stephen Andrews, Bishop of Algoma, and Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, Bishop of Keewatin, on “Enhancing Relations with First nations.” $10/person: includes Coffee/Tea, Muffins, and Lasagna Lunch. Pre-Registration by April 30 appreciated. Please contact Irene @ [807] 344-8049 or yeozubsb@hotmail.com. Registration: 9:00 am Eucharist Service: 9:30 am. All welcome!

7. St. Luke’s Triple ‘P’ Fish Fry (pickerel, pike, perch) takes place on Saturday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Limited number of tickets @ $12.50 per person. Children – no charge (hot dogs available for children). Call Sally @ 344-0906 or Patricia @ 623-8594. Hope to ‘catch you’ there!

8. Women at the Well Bible Study Group presents its 3rd 100 KM Women’s Breakfast on Saturday, May 12. 8:30am Prayer Service, 9:00am Breakfast. At St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Rosslyn. Guest Speaker: Yvonne Perrier of New Life Ministries Thunder Bay. Good Will Offering but you must have a ticket due to limited seating (first 60 women). All Local Food within “100km”. We look forward to seeing you all there! Call Rev. Nancy at 939-1103, Alison at 935-2324 or Sally at 473-5335.

9. “How can we make ourselves more attractive?” Read Dr. Jay Koyle’s thoughts in his recent post, Towards a Strangely Compelling Church http://thecommunity.anglican.ca/cd/1488/towards-a-strangely-compelling-church/. Jay serves as Congregational Development Officer for the Diocese of Algoma.

10. Don’t forget to keep up with what Bishop Stephen is up to on his blog stephenalgoma.typepad.com/benedictus-benedicat/. He has posted his Easter sermon here (pdf).