October 23, 2011

October 24th, 2011 by mridea

1. 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 donations of clothing, particularly warm small to medium men’s clothing.

2. St. Paul’s Fall Tea and Bazaar (Ridgeway St. across from McKellar) takes place Saturday, October 29th, from 1:30 to 4:00. Tickets $4.00. There will be many tables to browse: Fine Collectibles, Crafts, Baking, Jewellery, Used Books, Nearly-New, and our Kids Korner. Plus draws for Theme Baskets.

3. A Fall Frolic fundraising event for Camp Gitchigomee will be held Saturday October 29 at St. John’s Anglican Church on Pearl St. Doors open for a Silent Auction at 5:30 pm. Beef on a Bun Supper at 6:00. Adults $9, children 6 – 12 $7, under 6 free. Featuring a Silent Auction, Costumes and Live Entertainment. Tickets available from Rachel Sutton at 622-6263.

4. St. Mark’s Anglican Church will hold a Spaghetti Supper at Rosslyn Village Community Center on Sunday October 30 from 4 – 6 pm. Sit down and takeout. Adults $8; ages 6 to 12 $3; under age 6 – $1. Proceeds to St. Marks Initiatives.

5. There will be a Two-Bit Auction in support of the Anglican-Lutheran Church Women’s Group Bursary Fund on Friday November 4 at 7 pm at the Current River Community Centre. Tickets are $5 at the door.

6. On Saturday November 5 there will be a Beef on a Bun Supper at St Michael’s from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Adults $10 in advance; $12 at the door, Children under 12, $5. Silent Auction and card games.

7. St. James Murillo, John St. Rd. at Calvert will be holding their annual Country Christmas Tea on Saturday, November 5 from 1:30 P.M. at the church in Morrow Hall. Admission $5.00 a person in advance or at the door. For tickets contact Gladys at 935-2202 or Sharron at 935-2648. Bake and Bazaar and New or Nearly New Table.

8. On Saturday November 5 there will be a Tea and Bazaar at St. Thomas’ from 1 – 4 pm.

9. A six-part DVD series “Surprised by Hope” will be offered at St. Stephen’s at 7:30 pm on Mondays: November 7 and 21, December 5 and 19 and January 16 and 30. It is based on the book Surprised by Hope written by Bishop Tom Wright, who is a New Testament scholar and Bishop of Durham. The topics are: Hope, Resurrection, Heaven, Second Coming, Salvation, and Church. This study is a fresh look at early church beliefs. We will watch the DVD and discuss it. There is a Study booklet, which you can purchase from www.chapters.ca, or order from St. Stephen’s at $11.00. Everyone is invited to come and participate.

10. On November 19 Thunder Bay Deanery is hosting a workshop with the Excellence in Worship chairperson, Dr. David Buley. It will be at St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Nipigon. The workshop will run from 10:00 till 3:00. Lunch will be provided. This workshop is for everyone who is interested in music even if you only hum a tune; you will be inspired by Dr. Buley. Please feel free to bring along any instrument you are able to play. If you are planning to attend please call Shirlene Mowat at (807)886-2813; Kathy Marceau at (807)8872533 or Rev. Diane at (807) 887-3988; email drmcilroy@sympatico.ca.