Weekly Announcments

For the week of October 22nd, 2017



MORNING PRAYER | Thurs| 9:30AM | Chapel

Join us for Morning Prayer services w with Rev. Jason on Thursday. There will be no services on Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday.

YOUTH ALTAR SERVERS | 1st Sunday of each month

All youth, grade 6 and older, are invited to serve the first Sunday of the month at the 10:00am Eucharist. Youth who are interested are invited to a training session on Sunday, November 12, immediately after the 10:00am service. for more information and to sign-up, please speak to Fr. Don.


Throughout the month of November we remember all those who have died. We invite you to bring a picture of your loved ones to place on the side altar. You will also have the opportunity to inscribe their names into a commemorative book which will be placed in the sanctuary throughout the month.


Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, November 1, all are invited to the church at 6:00pm for a potluck supper and Eucharist following for the Feast of All Saints. Join us for our fun evening and a great celebration of All Saints Days! Come dressed as your favourite saint and be eligible for a prize! See Fr. Don for more information.

CHORAL REQUIEM EUCHARIST | Wed, November 29 | 7:00PM

Traditionally, the month of November is dedicated to remembering and praying for those who have gone before us. This year we will commemorate the month by marking the names of those who have died in a remembrance book and we invite you to bring pictures of your loved ones to place on the side altar through the month of November. We will remember our loved ones at a Sung Choral Eucharist on November 29th at 7:00pm. The Choral Eucharist will feature a professional choir singing William Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices, a classic of Anglican Church music. We will pray in special way for those who have died in the past couple of years. All are welcome to share in this solemn time of prayer.


BIBLE STUDY | Thursdays | 10:00AM | Nailer Room

All are welcome to join Rev. Jason for a study and conversation on the Second Book of Chronicles. Coffee and tea are served.

FALL STUDY SERIES: THE REFORMATION | Tues, November 7, 14, 21 | 10:00AM – 11:30AM and  Wed, November 8, 15, 22 | 7:00PM – 8:30PM

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation, a significant movement that radically transformed the shape of Western Christianity. Join Fr. Don for a three-part series on the Reformation and its influence on Anglican Christianity today. The series will be offered twice each week on Tuesday mornings from 10-11:30am and again on Wednesday nights from 7:00-8:30pm starting November 7 and November 8 respectively. More information will be available as we near the start of the programme. 


DUETS OF DUTY, DENIAL & DECEPTION CONCERT | Sat, October 28 | 7:30PM | Sanctuary & Great Hall

Join us for this special fundraising event where the emotuion, drama and unfolding conflict from some of the greatest moments of classical operas is performed for you by world-class artists Dillon Parmer, Michael Robert-Broder and Valentin Bogolubov. Light refreshments to follow. Tickets $30 Adults, $20 Students/Under 17 available through the church office or www.eventbrite.ca

FAITHWORKS SUNDAY |  Sun, October 29

Your Outreach Committee is delighted to tell you that our speak for FaithWorks Sunday is the Campaign Manager, Paige Souter. She will speak to us at both service and will answer questions at coffee hour, too. Do come and learn.

CHRISTMAS MARKET & CAFÉ | Sat, November 18 | 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Be sure to join us at our annual Christmas Market & Café. This year we have doubled the number of tables to include a wide range of quality vendors and hand made crafts at the show. After shopping stop by the Café for a delicious lunch of homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts. If you are a vendor who would like to be a part of our market, please fill out the online application.

ALPHA AT CHRIST CHURCH | Starting January 2018

Starting January, we will host Alpha at Christ Church. Alpha is a time for us to come together, share a meal and talk about faith and life. To hlep us create a warm and welcoming environment, we are looking for volunteers. We invite you to consider volunteering with set-up, food planning or even as a member of the prayer team. To learn more, contact Fr. Don.



Please start bringing in your donations for the Silent Auction and Boutique so the table leaders can start to price the items. Items can be dropped off in the Nailer Room Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm or Sundays after worship services.


The wardens are beginning the process of reviewing and adjusting compensation for 2018. Due to the sensitive nature of compensation levels and in consideration of the people involved, compensation details will not be discussed at vestry. However, if you have any questions, concerns or input relative to compensation for the Clergy, Church Administrator, Organist, Director of Music Ministry and Choir or Director of Young Christian Formation then please speak to a warden (Susan Walmsley, Trevor Smith, Frank Macina, Bruce Anderson) before Sunday, November 19, 2017.


Sign up in the Great Hall to order your 2018 church calendars ($5 each). Speak to Diane Ferguson or call the office for more details on this years' calendar.