St. David & St. Martin
March 17th, 2019
St. Patrick’s Day!
George Zimmerman Music: Jennifer Channen
BEADLE DUTY: Steve McIvor
TEAM: Rob, Bonnie, Randy
LAY READER: Diane Dempster
COFFEE HOSTS: Margaret Marks, Kevin Cotter
Diane Dempster – March 20th; Ryan Hayley – March 21st;
Darlene Vaughan – March 22nd.
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.
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 meet on Wednesdays, from 3-4:30 p.m in Rev.
Zimmerman’s office. 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
7. MORNING BREAK: Morning
Break are now going to meet once a month on the first Wednesday of the month at
8. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Will be
held downstairs after the service.. Soup will be served to those attending the
9. SESSION MEETING: Monday
March 18th at 1:30 p.m.
10. LUNCH AND LEARN: Demography, why should we care about it? You are
invited to the next Lunch and Learn Seminar on Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 12:30
p.m. in the Church Hall. Our guest speaker is Fernando Mata, well
known to most of our Congregation. Fernando will introduce
participants to demography as the science of
population focusing on its three main processes: births, deaths and migration.
He will briefly look at its social, economic and cultural implications as well
as some experiences he had as a demographer in Canada and Peru.
The presentation will last approx. 15-20 minutes
followed by a question and answer period. This event is free. Please bring your
own lunch, coffee and tea will be provided. Invite family and friends and
prepare lots of questions.
MISSION TALK: Saturday March 23rd
Knox Ottawa with the Presbyterian Women’s Missionary Society (WMS) - Region of
Ottawa, is hosting a Mission Talk in Geneva Hall: “How Bright is My Light? Mission In Malawi”. Pat Grainger, Past Synodical
President of WMS Eastern Quebec and Ontario, is the Guest Speaker. 9:15 Registration.
9:30-12:00. Pot Luck Lunch (please bring your contribution) at 12 noon.
Contributions will be collected for the Malawi Blantyre
Synod Prison Ministry and PWS&D. For more information
contact Janet Mrenica firstname.lastname@example.org.
12. OTTAWA CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL: Featuring
Jacob Moon in concert will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1817
Richardson Side Rd., Carp, on April 5th 2019. Tickets are $20 in
advance or $25 at the door. They can be purchased at the Trinity Church Office
during regular business hours or by calling Bob Curzon at 613-986-1067 or email
email@example.com. Jacob Moon is known for his giftedness as a singer, songwriter of
award-winning praise, pop and folk songs. He is also a master of the art of
13. PRESBYTERIAN SHARING: Furthering God’s work
Called to respond to suffering caused by disasters and conflict
across the globe, the mission and outreach committee of Richmond Hill
Presbyterian Church in Ontario hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser last year
in support of Presbyterian World Service & Development’s emergency relief
projects. Generous contributions totalled $300 for PWS&D, which will help
save and improve the lives of those living in crisis situations throughout the
globe. “Helping communities around the world overcome poverty is what God wants
us to do,” shared Susan Johnson, elder at Richmond Hill and organizer of the
event. “We are humbled and grateful to be able to assist The Presbyterian
Church in Canada in furthering God's work.”