The Fifth Sunday in Lent – March 21, 2021
Today at St. Mary’s
GODLY PLAY for children 3-6 years via zoom. Today’s story is ‘Lent-The Torn Curtain’ Matthew 27:50-51.
FAITHQUEST (for children 7-13 via zoom). Finish the Road to Emmaus rotation with King’s Theatre/Pray per View. 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: Heidi/Anya
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!”
Parish Life Notes
“IN PERSON” SUNDAY WORSHIP . Please register ahead of time if you desire to attend the Sunday service at St. Mary’s, and observe public health protocols. AUDIO RECORDING of today’s service and sermon will be posted to the parish website following worship today.
MID WEEK SERVICES. 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 at 12:45 PM. To join in, here is the Zoom link.
MEND WITH CARE. Any clothing in need of repair? We are a small group of menders offering to do some basic 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. Please contact Clara at email@example.com
HAND-DIPPED BEESWAX CANDLES from St. Mary’s may be purchased for $5.00 a pair by contacting Yvonne in the parish office. Phone: 306 522-6052, email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Refugee Fund.
FASTING FOR FEEDING. Join us today (Sunday) at 4.30 p.m. for our third and final zoom meeting from the kitchen of Nat and Mary as we cook Vegetable Biryani. See attached recipe. To join in, here is the Zoom link.
ST. MARY’S VESTRY meets this Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
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.
Worship This Week
Monday to Friday
- 8.30 a.m. Morning Prayer
- 5.30 p.m. Evening Prayer
- 8.30 a.m. Holy Communion (following shortened Morning Prayer)
- 12.15 p.m. Holy Communion
- 5.30 p.m. Holy Communion (following shortened Evening Prayer)