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St. David & St. Martin

Presbyterian Church

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

November 11th, 2018

 

     Rev. George Zimmerman                  Music: Jennifer Channen

                                                                  Trumpeter: Rick Rangno

       

         BEADLE DUTY:          Jean Liberty                                                          

   GREETING TEAM:         Grant Schaper, Valerie Buko,

                                                 Doris Toole

         LAY READER:          Ed Campbell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        \

         COFFEE HOSTS:        Suzanne Hewitt and Margaret Robert

 BIRTHDAY CONGRATULATIONS:

Marsha Zimmerman – November 11th;

Mackenzie Hayley – November 11th;

Aryanna Mahoney – November 14th.

 ANNIVERSARY CONGRATULATIONS:

Arianna Earnshaw and Vin Singh will be celebrating their 3rd anniversary tomorrow, November 12th.

 FLOWERS: The flowers in the sanctuary are from Monika Tocchi, to the Glory of God and in support of loved ones.

 It is a great pleasure to welcome trumpeter Rick Rangno back with us again to participate in our Remembrance Day Service.

 CELL PHONES: In respect for where you are, please turn off your cell phone while in the sanctuary. Thank you.

 1.   SECURITY REMINDER: Please do not leave keys, electronics        or other valuables with your coats in the coat racks, or unattended anywhere in the church.

 2.      COFFEE HOSTS AND FLOWERS: If you can help with any of these please sign the sheets in the front entry.

 3.      FOODBANK DONATIONS: Food items in demand are pasta, pasta sauce, powdered milk, peanut butter and canned chick peas. Boxes are by the front and back doors. Please no clothing.

      Please note:  No egg cartons are required at present.

 4.      POP CAN TABS, PLASTIC TABS FROM BREAD AND MILK, AND EYEGLASSES: Please place in containers in vestibule. They are used to support the acquisition of wheelchairs for adults and children.

 5.      BIBLE STUDY GROUP: The Bible Study Group will meet in Rev. Zimmerman’s office on Wednesday afternoons from 3 to 4:30.  If you have any questions please call Sheila Major at 613-842-8349.

 6.      CHOIR: The Choir practice in the sanctuary every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome, regardless of musical talent or training, to join us for great fellowship and music.

 7.      LUNCH AND LEARN: You are invited to the next Lunch and Learn Seminar on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. in the Church Hall.  Our guest speaker is Steven Malo, Investigator -Organized Fraud Unit -who will speak about how the Ottawa Police in partnership with the banking community has designed a crime prevention strategy to educate and empower seniors in Ottawa against current and emerging fraud scams. The presentation will last approx.30 minutes followed by a question and answer period. This event is free. Please bring your own lunch, coffee and tea will be provided. Family and friends are welcome.

8.      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: will be held on Sunday March 17th following the morning worship service. In order to prepare and distribute the annual report we are requesting that all church groups within the Saints forward their reports to staceytownson42@gmail.com. The deadline for submitting reports is December 30th.

9.      CHRISTMAS BASKET PROJECT: The session has once again approved our annual “Christmas Basket Project” to provide support for eight families in our community who are short of funds for the holiday season and are unable to make Christmas special for their families. If you are not familiar with this program there is an information sheet on the table at the entrance. You have been provided with a gift envelope and donations will be accepted until Sunday, December 2nd. Extra copies of the information sheet will be available until December 2nd.  Barb and Ron Welke.

 10.  OFFERING ENVELOPES: If you require offering envelopes please speak to Robert Philp. Robert’s contact information can be found in the church directory.

 11.  THE ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY: has a program to assist marginalized women and female youth within our community. In order to ensure that those who are homeless, who live in poverty, who struggle with mental illness, isolation and addiction – that all of the most marginalized participate in the celebration of the holiday spirit they are looking for donations. Please see the bulletin board for the wish list.

Address - 211 Bronson Ave Suite 311 Tel. 613-237-7427

 Visit their web site www.efryottawa.com.to see how to make a cash donation Donations of $25.00 and more will receive a charitable receipt.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

November 25thSt. Andrew’s Day Service

December 2ndCommunion and White Gift Sunday

December 4thCandlelight Service at 7:30 p.m.

December 9thDixie Road Singers

December 16th Christmas Pageant

December 24th-  Christmas Eve Family Service at 7 p.m.