March 18, 2012

March 19th, 2012 by mridea

1. Deanery Net Word will be on vacation March 31-April 15. Please send your announcements to me by March 28.

2. 10th Annual Lenten Silent Retreat will be held on Sat, March 24 from 9 am to 3:30 pm at St. Luke’s, 205 Cameron St. $25 per person, lunch and nacks included. To register, contact Levina Collins 807-887-2708 or

3. The Military Christian Fellowship (MCF) Outreach Breakfast will be held at 0730 for 0800 on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at Royal Canadian Legion Branch #5, 229 Van Norman St. The guest speaker is Major David Puskas who will be speaking about his tour in Afghanistan as a military doctor. Tickets are $13.00 and available from: Master Corporal Bill Peters 343-5152 (work); Lieutenant (Navy) (Retd) Brad Yeo 684-9340 (home); Captain Kerry McLaughlin, 38 Brigade Chaplain 472-1479 (cell); Captain Neil Otke, Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Chaplain; Lieutenant (Navy) Jyl Barclay 345-0817 (home) or Lieutenant Commander Ed Swayze, HMCS GRIFFON Chaplain 626-2571 (cell).

4. St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 494 Leslie Avenue (at Arundel), is having a Spaghetti Supper on Sunday, April 15. Take-out is $8.00 and available from 4:00 to 5:00 pm (bring your own container) Sit-down is at 5:30 pm. Adults – $10.00, children under 9 – $6.00. Spaghetti/meat balls or extra meat balls. For tickets or further information call: 683-6051 or Janet Pike 476-0044.

5. Mark your calendars to help the Mission to Seafarers celebrate its 50th anniversary! The Mission to Seafarers will hold its Annual Fund-Raising Dinner on Friday, April 20 at the Current River Community Centre, 450 Dewe Ave. (off Arundel St.) 5:30 p.m. Symposium, 6:00 p.m. Dinner, Adults $25.00, Children 12 and under $12.00. Buffet with Cash Bar (Wine). Call 344-8241 for more information or visit

6. The Deanery of Thunder Bay invites everyone to attend a day with Bishop Stephen at St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Saturday May 5, from 9:30 am to 2:40 p.m. Come, meet old friends over a cup of coffee at registration, commencing at 9 a.m.