May 29, 2012

May 30th, 2012 by mridea

1. St George’s Church, 298 McIntyre Street, will hold a Yard Sale with a Bake Table on Saturday June 2, 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

2. St. Stephen’s Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. Hot dogs, smokies, pop, coffee & tea will be sold by the Men’s Club. We are looking for donations of baking for the Bake Table, books, gently used clothing (please NO out-dated clothing and it must be in good condition) and household items, etc. Donations will be accepted Friday, June 1 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. If you need something picked up, please contact Janet Pike before Thursday, May 31 at 476-0044. For more information, contact Arlene Halverson at 683-3294, Dora Scrimshaw at 345-8068 or Janet Pike at 476-0044.

3. St. James Anglican Church, John St. Rd Murillo, will hold its Annual Communion Memorial Service on Sunday, June 3 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Nancy Ringham presiding and SideRoads providing the worship music. It is in memory of loved ones or friends buried in St. James Church Yard. A light lunch will follow the service in Morrow Hall for a time of fellowship. Come and Feel our Country Warmth.

4. St. Luke’s Strawberry Social will be held in the Parish Hall, 203 Cameron Street, on Saturday, June 9, 2 – 4 p.m. Tickets are $5, with no charge for children. There will be prizes and entertainment! Seating is limited to 60. For tickets contact Sally McBain at 344-0906; or Patricia Mark at 623-8594.

5. St Thomas will host a Celebration of New Ministry between our Parish and our new Incumbent, the Rev. Doug McClure, on Mon., June 18th, 7:00 pm. The Ven Deborah Kraft will be the Officiant and the Rt. Rev. Fraser Lawton, Bishop of the Diocese of Athabasca will be the preacher. You are invited to come celebrate as the people of St. Thomas, along with Pastor Doug commit ourselves to a shared ministry in our Parish. Clergy and Lay Readers are invited to robe and process. The liturgical colour will be red. A reception will follow in the church hall. All are welcome.

6. St. Thomas will host a Deanery of Thunder Bay special event on Tues., June 19th, 7:00-9:00 pm. Guest presenter will be the Rt. Rev. Fraser Lawton, Bishop of Athabasca, and we will have an uplifting time of prayer and praise, followed by refreshments and fellowship. There is no cost – no registration; just come as you are and bring a friend in need of encouragement.

Fun at Camp G

7. The Ladies Auxiliary to Camp Gitchigomee will be holding the Annual Camp Clean Up on June 20. Start time is 10 a.m. Bring your lunch and help get the camp ready for the upcoming camping season. Carpool with some friends—hope to see you there. Call the camp voice mail 622-0020 and leave a message if you would like to carpool with someone. We can set you up with a ride.

8. Camp Gitchigomee will hold an Open House on Sunday, June 24. Come out and visit the Camp and see what is there. Bring your lunch & supper; go for a swim in our beautiful sandy cove; take out a canoe and paddle on the river or lake. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy the camp.

9. On Saturday June 23 please plan to participate in the Blessing of the Fleet at the lookout on the Royal Canadian Navy Pier, Pier 3 at Marina Park. Activities begin at 10:30 a.m. For vessel instructions, and further information visit or contact the Rev’d Ed Swayze 344-8241. Sponsored by the Mission to Seafarers.

10. Dr. John Harvey of Thorneloe University will be offering a one-week intensive course in Thunder Bay the week of July 9th-13th. The course (number TCST 3900) is on the Books of Moses and will be held at St. Luke’s Anglican Church from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm each day. Students are encouraged to purchase the textbook “The Five Books of Moses” by Roberet Alter. Cost of the course is $250 for audit and $350 for credit. To register, contact David MacDonald at 1-866-846-7635 by May 31.

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