St. David & St. Martin
November 19th, 2017
Beadle Duty: David Dempster
GREETING TEAM: Doris
Toole, Monika Tocchi, Don Lloyd
Lay Reader: Ed Campbell
COFFEE HOSTS: Alison Girard and Elise Holloway
George Ngigi – November 21st; Phyllis Hayley – November 23rd;
Christie Ross- November 24th.
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. Empty egg cartons are also needed. Boxes are by the
front and back doors. Please no clothing
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.
BIBLE STUDY GROUP: The Bible Study Group meets in
the sanctuary every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. New members are encouraged
to join us. If you have any questions please call Sheila Major at 613- 842-8349
6. CHOIR: The choir practice, in the sanctuary, every
Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome, regardless of musical talent or
training, to join us for great fellowship and music. No audition will be held.
DIRECTORIES: are available for pick up in the Narthex or the Church Office.
Please note that care should be taken to ensure that old directories are
shredded before disposal. Where access to a shredder is not available the old
directories may be returned to the church for shredding. A reception tray
marked "OLD DIRECTORIES FOR SHREDDING" is located in the Narthex.
The Board of Managers is looking for volunteers to help Morning Break spruce up
the building and property for the upcoming Advent and Christmas Season. We will
be working indoors to clean the kitchen, washrooms and sanctuary; and outdoors
to rake up leaves. Please be at the church no later than 10:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, November 22nd and, if possible, bring your own cleaning/raking
supplies with you. Contact either Ellen Philp or David Wright for
BASKET PROJECT: Our drive continues in order to raise funds
to support families in need of extra assistance during this special time of
year. An example of a family we have assisted in the past is: a
mother who lost her job raising three children, one with autism. If you
need an envelope to submit your donation or an information sheet about the
program, they are available on the table in the narthex. Please place
your envelopes in the collection plate. Thank you for your support.
Barb and Ron Welke
CHRISTMAS CHILD – 2017: A
warm thank you to all who participated in this year’s Christmas Child
initiative. This year our Congregation delivered a total 52 shoeboxes. Your
loving gifts to disadvantage and hurting children will ensure that 46 children
in South America/Africa and 6 children in Ukraine receive a shoebox gift put
together with love, and blessed by our Minister. The shoe boxes were dropped off at the
Collection Centre at the East Gate Alliance Church on Codd’s Road.
MEETING: Tomorrow, Monday November 20th at
GIFT SUNDAY: is
December 3rd. Proceeds go to
the Session Benevolent Fund which is used for people who come to the church for
help. Special donation envelopes will be provided on December 3rd. If you
require an envelope prior to this date please see Jim Miller.
SERVICE: will be on Tuesday, December 5th
at 7:30p.m. Donations of squares and cookies, for the
refreshment table after the service, would be greatly appreciated.
14. CHRISTMAS GOODIES FOR SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: Morning Break will be coordinating goodies for our sick and
housebound. Plates will be made up on Friday, December 8th at 9 a.m.
Donations of cookies or squares for this worthy cause would be greatly
November 26th - St. Andrew’s Day service
Communion and White Gift Sunday
Regular service at 11:00 a.m.
24th - Christmas
Eve service at 7:00 p.m.