THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT – March 7, 2021
GLORY BE TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY BE TO HIM FOREVER!
TODAY AT ST. MARY’S
GODLY PLAY for children 3-6 years via zoom. Today’s story is ‘Lent-Crown of Thorns’ Matthew 27:27-31.
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). continue the Road to Emmaus rotation with Let there be Art .
Memory Verse/Key Verse: Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him, and he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?” (Luke 24: 31-32 NRSV) Leader: Clara/Emma/Myka
1.00 P.M. “BENEDICITE” PRAYER WALK begins at the Lych Gate at St.Mary’s. All are welcome! “All ye works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord. Praise Him and magnify Him for ever!”
4.30 P.M. FASTING FOR FEEDING OUTREACH via zoom. Today’s host, Clara will lead us in making Miso Soup and Stir Fried Noodles! To Join Zoom Meeting, go to : https://uregina-ca.zoom.us/j/94992926361?pwd=a2MrMi85UEhYSEV0ajhSVU9pL2ppZz09
PARISH LIFE NOTES
RESUMPTION OF ” IN-PERSON” WORSHIP. Bishop Rob has granted permission to churches in the Diocese to open their doors once again, and resume worship services in the church building. If you would like to join us next at 10.30 a.m. for Morning Prayer with hymns and sermon, please register on line. Alternatively, you may call the church office and leave a message. Attendance will be limited to 30 people, following the accustomed public health orders.
MID WEEK SERVICES. As Passiontide, Holy Week and Easter draws near, you are warmly invited to join in the daily services of Morning Prayer at 8.30 a.m. and Evening Prayer at 5.30 p.m. starting Monday, March 15. There will also be services of Holy Communion on Tuesday, following a shortened Morning Prayer at 8.30 a.m., Wednesday at 12.15 p.m., and Thursday, following shortened Evening Prayer at 5.30 p.m. In the wake of the isolation and upheaval of these past months, these quiet, meditative services offer us the opportunity to gather with small group of fellow parishioners to refocus our attention in anticipation of Easter, be refreshed, and find healing for bruised and battered hearts. Pre-registration will not be required.
‘RISEN WITH CHRIST’ A PALM SATURDAY VIRTUAL CELEBRATION on Saturday March 27. Details to follow.
MEND WITH CARE. Any clothing in need of repair? We are a small group of menders offering to do some basic and or creative mending for all your worn wear! All proceeds will go directly to the Refugee Fund. We welcome ripped seams, unraveled knitwear, holes to patch, wool to darn, loose or missing buttons. For your convenience, we can arrange a drop off or pick up, please contact Clara or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
HAND-DIPPED BEESWAX CANDLES from St. Mary’s may be purchased for $5.00 a pair by contacting Yvonne in the parish office. Parishioners can pick up their candles from the newly installed mailbox at the Montague St. entrance, and leave a cheque in the proper amount. Proceeds to St. Mary’s Refugee Fund.
ST. CUTHBERT’S REGIONAL PRAYER GATHERING – next month’s gathering is Monday, March 8 at 6:30 pm by Zoom. Newcomers are welcome. For the Zoom link, please contact Kate.