October 10, 2011

October 10th, 2011 by mridea

1. The Rev. Deborah Kraft will be collated as the Archdeacon of Thunder Bay on Sunday, October 23, 3:00 p.m., at St. Paul’s, Thunder Bay. The Ven. Anne Germond, Archdeacon of Sudbury/Manitoulin will be the preacher. Clergy are invited to robe and process. The liturgical color will be green. Following the service there will be a “beef-on-a-bun” supper in the parish hall. All are welcome.

***Special note for Singers and Lay Readers:

o For all who like to sing! You are invited to join the Deanery Choir for Deborah Kraft’s collation as Archdeacon. There are 2 practices both at St. Paul’s as follows: 8 pm on Thursday, October 13; and 8 pm on Thursday, October 20. An added bonus is you’ll have prime seating for the collation! Music Director Dr. Dean Jobin Bevans looks forward to meeting you!

o All Lay Readers are invited to robe for the collation. Please robe downstairs in the church hall. There will be reserved seating for all Lay Readers and all Lay Readers in Training.

2. The Mission to Seafarers in Thunder Bay is looking for donations for Christmas Gift Bags to be given to seafarers in December. Donations need to be at the Seafarers’ Centre by November 21. Suggested donations include mittens, gloves, writing paper, and wrapped candy. For further information information go to www.missiontoseafarers.ca/thunderbay or call 344-8241 . The Mission to Seafarers is also still looking for clothing, particularly warm small to medium men’s clothing. There was a ship in over this past weekend and the crew appreciated getting warm clothing as they were from the Philippines. However, they took most of what was on hand.

3. St. Stephen’s Annual Turkey Dinner Fundraiser 5:30 p.m. Saturday, October 15 at the Current River Recreation Centre, 450 Dewe Ave. Tickets are Adults $15, $7.50 children, under 5 free. This is a fundraiser for St. Stephen’s Operating Fund. Tickets must be purchased in advance from a member of the Men’s Club. Call George Monkhouse 683‑8506 for tickets or leave a message on St. Stephen’s voice mail 683‑6051.

4. St Michael’s famous Fall Soup and Sandwich Luncheon will be held on October 21st from 11 am to 2 pm. Cost is $10.