Weekly Announcments

For the week of January 13, 2019

WORSHIP

MORNING PRAYER | Thursdays | 9:30AM | Sanctuary

All are welcome to attend our service of Morning Prayer with Rev. Jason.

Study

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

Join Rev. Jason for our weekly bible study series. Light refreshments served.

EVENTS

CHRIST CHURCH SKI DAY | Friday, February 15, 2019 | Devil’s Glen

A sign up sheet has been posted in the Great Hall for our annual ski day at Devil’s Glen, Ontario’s finest private ski club. Please note that sign ups must be completed by Tuesday, February 12. Also, attached to the sign up board are information sheets with all the details about the day. Please take one and one for any of your friends who may be interested.  All are welcome and the more people we can sign up, the better rate we will get for next year. Any questions, contact Don Petrie at 905-640-3653.

“WITH LOVE FROM ITALY” - A CELEBRATION OF ITALIAN FOOD & MUSIC | Saturday, February 15 | Doors open at 7:00PM

Join us for this very special celebration of Italian food and music, featuring the world-renowned classical pianist Valentin Bogolubov, joined by Tenor Michael Nasato, Soprano Victoria Gydov, poet, singer and songwriter Ludmila Gontcharova-Bobolubova and accompanied by the Christ Church Choir. This is an event you won’t want to miss! Tickets are $35 each and are available through the Christ Church office during regular office hours or online at Eventbrite.

MINISTRY MATTERS

ACW ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING | Sunday, January 20 | 11:30AM | Nailer Room

All ladies of the parish are invited to attend the ACW Annual General Meeting after the 10:00AM service.

WORLD VISION DONATION

Thanks to generous donations by you, we raised $1,490 for World Vision’s Meaningful Gifts of Love.  Christ Church’s donation will be used to stock 2 medical clinics with medical supplies, purchase of goats, hens and roosters to provide milk, cheese and eggs,  medicines and vital antibiotics for children, agricultural packs consisting of seeds, animal feed, tools, training and more, education fund to help renovate classrooms, train instructors, improve literacy, provide vocational skills and more, school supplies for classrooms and funds to help build clean water pipelines, hand washing stations, install pumps and more.

CORPORATION MATTERS

VESTRY 2019 | Sunday, February 3 | Potluck Following the 10:00AM Service, Meeting at 12:00PM in Sanctuary

All members of Christ Church are encouraged to attend and vote.  There will be a pot luck lunch right after the 10am service, before the meeting. If your last name starts with A-L please bring a “with it” or dessert and if your last name starts with M-Z please bring a loaf of sandwiches.

PARISH LIST

A parish list has been prepared and posted on the bulletin board in the Great Hall in accordance with the Canon on Vestries of the Synod of the Diocese, of persons sixteen years of age and over who have been members of and worshippers with this congregation for at least three months prior to the annual meeting of the vestry. Applications to have names added to or removed from the list shall be made in writing to the Parochial Tribunal not later than the fourth Sunday in January. The persons whose names appear on this list shall be members of the vestry, and shall be entitled to vote at the elections thereof for the ensuing year. Please review the list for your name. If you are not on it and would like to vote at Vestry, having satisfied the above criteria to vote, please make your request in writing to the Parochial Tribunal (Rev. Jason Prisley, Trevor Smith, Susan Walmsley, Linda Parker and George Sled) and forward to the church office.

 NOMINATIONS LIST

The nominations list has been prepared and posted on the bulletin board in the Great Hall.  We are looking to fill two important roles: People’s Warden and Advisory Board Member without Portfolio. If you would like to nominate someone or be nominated for an elected position, please speak to Linda Hadaway or Jim Winters.

FAITH & FINANCES

OPTIONS IN GIVING

There are four quick and easy ways for you to support Christ Church: pre-authorized givings, e-transfers, credit card donations or gift of securities. Visit our Givings page for details.

reminders

If you are visiting the church during the week, please do not enter through the atrium or hall doors, as this is a safety issue for the day care. The main doors are open from 9:00AM to 1:00PM Monday through Friday.