THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, JANUARY 31, 2021
GLORY BE TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY BE TO HIM FOREVER!
TODAY AT ST. MARY’S
10.30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER WITH HYMNS AND SERMON. Claude Schroeder preaching.
Godly Play for children 3-6 years via zoom. Today’s story is ‘Jesus in the Wilderness’ Mark 1:12-13.
Children’s Lenten Alms. For our Children’s Lenten Alms Family Ministries has chosen City Kidz. We will be collecting alms for City Kidz, an organization that exists to help children living in low-income communities by providing inspirational experiences and personal relationships.
FAITHQUEST (for children 7-13 via zoom). Today we continue with the story of Jacob and Esau
PARISH LIFE NOTES
ANNUAL MEETING. The Annual Meeting of the Whole Congregation will be held on Sunday, February 14 (St. Valentine’s Day!) at 3:00 p.m. By direction of Bishop Rob this will take place via video conference. The purpose of this meeting is to receive ministry reports from 2020, review 2020 financial statements, receive proposed budget, and elect parish officers for 2021. Members of the congregation who have been baptized and attained the age of 18 years and regularly attend services at St. Mary’s are encouraged to attend and entitled to a vote on motions. Instructions on how to participate will be sent to everyone well before the meeting.
EVENING PRAYER AND LECTURE. Join us next Saturday, Feb 6 at 7:00 p.m. for a Service of Evening Prayer for The Missionary Work of the Church Overseas with a lecture by Revd. Nathaniel Deng Mayen from St. Mary’s. Nathaniel will share ideas on the development of Christian faith among the Jieeng (Dinka), including the Jieeng worldviews, the spiritual terminologies and practices, the relationship between the believers with Nhialic (God) and the traditional deities (jak), and the mass conversion of Jieeng believers to Christianity during the civil war in South Sudan. All are welcome! Please join us at :https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82261325551?pwd=bmpkY3JRb3Y2aHN0YXFzb3d2NENLQT09
CONDOLENCES to Dennis and Eileen. Dennis’ mother, Elsie, passed away on January 26th in Regina. We remember Elsie and the family in our prayers. May she rest in peace and rise in glory!