Courageous Grandparenting

COURAGEOUS GRANDPARENTING SMALL GROUP STUDY at St. Mary’s. Grandparents are an important spiritual influence for the next generation. Through a five session study we invite you to learn more about living out your Biblical role as grandparents. We will look into such topics as: Passing on your legacy; Understanding the culture our grandchildren are growing up in; The importance of the spoken blessing over your family; Untangling the digital world; and Stepping into all that God has for you as a grandparent.

Bring your bag lunch and join us in the lower church hall beginning Sunday, October @ 12 noon. Sessions will be held every other Sunday.

September 17, 2017 Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Scriptures

Genesis 50:15-21
Psalm 103
Romans 14:1-12
Matthew 18:21-35

Hymns

381 Praise, My Soul
#399 Now Thank We All Our God
 #78 Deck Yourself, My Soul, With Gladness
 #388 Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken

Sermon

“Are you envious because I am generous?”

Parish Life Notes

Condolences to Paula M whose mother Laura passed away on Thursday. Memorial service for Laura will take place at St. Mary’s at a later date. May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

 

COURAGEOUS GRANDPARENTING SMALL GROUP STUDY at St. Mary’s

Grandparents are an important spiritual influence for the next generation. Through a five session study we invite you to learn more about living out your Biblical role as grandparents.  We will look into such topics as:  Passing on your legacy; Understanding the culture our grandchildren are growing up in; The importance of the spoken blessing over your family; Untangling the digital world; and Stepping into all that God has for you as a grandparent.

Bring your bag lunch and join us in the lower church hall beginning Sunday, October @ 12 noon.  Sessions will be held every other Sunday.

Women’s Time Out every Thursday morning from 9:30am -11:30am.We will be picking up where we left off in the spring on chapter 8 in the book “Becoming a Woman of Grace”.  We explore the many ways God’s grace has already enriched our lives and how we can know His grace more fully and extend it to others we meet in our day to day lives. Any ladies are always welcome to join us.  We are currently looking for someone who would be willing to babysit for us. For more information please contact Brenda G.

Breakfast and Community Clean- up   The Cathedral Area Community Association will hold their Annual Community Clean-up Saturday, September 23 from 8:30 am until noon. They will pick up any items discarded in the back alleys in the area. St. Mary’s will show hospitality to people from the cathedral area and from St. Mary’s by serving breakfast starting at 8:30 am in the lower hall at St. Mary’s. Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve breakfast. If you would like to come for breakfast or volunteer to help with breakfast please sign the sign-up sheet on the landing or contact Sandra D.

 

Have you kept the date free?  THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28th.

Where:  ST. MARY’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Time: 7.00 p.m. For:  MUSIC TO MY EARS – Together  with EDEN CARE COMMUNITIES  THE RSO CHAMBER PLAYERS,   AND VALERIE HALL, ORGANIST Meet and Greet afterward in the Upper HallDonations to St. Mary’s gratefully accepted

 

Community Cleanup & Breakfast

The Cathedral Area Community Association will hold their annual Community Clean-up Saturday, September 23 from 8:30 AM to noon. They will pick up any items discarded in the back alleys in the area. St. Mary’s will show hospitality to people from the Cathedral Area and from St. Mary’s by serving breakfast starting at 8:30  AM in the lower hall at St. Mary’s. Volunteers are needed to help with breakfast. Please sign the sign-up sheet on the landing or contact Sandra D.

Mom and Tots group

We love to welcome our moms and their little ones to our Mom and Tots Tea group — potluck style. We provide tea and coffee, milk and juice. You are welcome to bring a snack to share. Start on Wednesday, September 13 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Music to My Ears

Concert Poster
Music To My Ears

Save the date! Thursday September 28, 2017 @ 7.00 p. m. at St. Mary’s. Regina Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players and Organist, Valerie Hall play “Music to My Ears”.  Donations welcomed.  Meet and Greet afterwards in the Upper Hall.

Women’s Time Out

Women’s Time Out begins again for the fall every Thursday from 9:30-11:30. We are picking up where we left off in the spring – on chapter 8 in the book “Becoming a Woman of Grace“. We explore the many ways God’s grace has already enriched our lives and how we can know His grace more fully and extend it to others we meet in our day to day lives. Any women are always welcome to join us. We are still looking for someone who would be willing to babysit for us.

St. Mary’s Anglican Church Oct 1 2017 Trinity 16 (Matthew 21.23-32) Canon Claude Schroeder

On October 31, in the year of our Lord 1517, Dr. Martin Luther, a priest, monk, and professor of theology walked up to Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany and nailed a parchment to the doors on which were written 95 theses which he wanted to his fellow academics at the University to debate. Little did he know what the consequences were to be. This October 31st marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Trinity 15, September 24, 2017, Matthew 20.1-16 , Canon Claude Schroeder

“Are you envious because I am generous?”

Matthew 20:1-16

In today’s Gospel lesson Jesus tells us a story about the “kingdom of heaven,” which is not a place called heaven where you go after you die. The kingdom of heaven is the personal presence and power of God to save us, right here and now.

We believe that through the life, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ God has established His heavenly King on this earth, and He is reigning and ruling from His throne as we speak throne. To be a Christian is to know that God has rescued you from the reign and rule of Satan, sin and death, and transferred you into the kingdom of His Son whom He loves. As a consequence, life can never be the same…

So what is life like in the kingdom of heaven? What does that mean for our lives?

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