MORNING MESSENGER

July 29, 2018

St. Andrew’s United Church Ministers

Marco Ste-Marie

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Nancy Colton

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Barbara Lieurance

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Bob Settle   -  Honorary Associate Minister

                     

Office Hours: Monday – Friday,  9:00 – 1:00

 

We acknowledge that St. Andrews United Church resides on land of “Treaty 6”.  We respect the history, spirituality, and culture of the indigenous peoples with whom the land treaty was signed.

 

A warm welcome is extended to all who worship with us this morning. Following the service, join us for coffee and fellowship in the auditorium.  Thank you to Joan Hartzell. 

 

Congregational Life Committee would like to know of any 90th or 95th birthdays, 50th or 60th wedding anniversaries. Please contact Tilly Meyer at 403-782-9887.

 

Upcoming Services

August 5th-Nancy, Communion, Food Bank Sunday
August 12th-Nancy
August 19th-Barbara
August 26th-Marco and Nancy, VBS Sunday
September 2nd-Marco, Communion, Food Bank Sunday

 

What is PAR??     Pre-authorized Remittance - A convenient, regular way of giving to our St. Andrew’s operating budget.  Forms are available in the pews.  Please fill out and place in the offering plate.  For further info.  contact the office 403 782-3148.

 

The Good Samaritan Annual Spirituality and Wholeness Workshop

“Suffering and Spirituality – Exploring Practices that Soften Suffering and Promote Healing” 

Guest Presenter:  Lorraine M. Wright, RN, PhD.

Friday, September 14 @ Our Lady of Perpetual Help,  13 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park.  Early bird reg. $89. by August 14, or  $109. by Sept. 13.  Registration includes workshop materials, refreshments and lunch.  For info. and to register please go to www.gss.org

Dale Olsen 780-431-3818 or Cara Stevenson 780-989-3220

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Superheroes of the Bible    

VBS will run from August 20 – 23rd  9:00 to 12:00 noon. The theme is Superheroes of the Bible, for ages 4 to 11.  Registration forms can be either emailed or picked up at the office from 9:00 to 1:00 Mon – Friday.  There are also a few available at the back of the sanctuary.  Fee is $10./child or $20./family.  Snacks will be provided. Parents must pre-register their child/children by August 15th to ensure a spot. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 403 782-3148

VBS craft supplies wish list –  We’re in need of clean, class baby food jars; one per camper so we’ll need a lot, please. We don’t need the lids, just the jars. If you can bring them to church or Nancy’s office that would be much appreciated. Thank you.

   

Circles of Care

~ Are you a good listener?
~ Do you have love and compassion to share?
~ Do you have time to hold someone's hand.

If so, you may be the right person for Circles of Care. You can be part of our caring Pastoral Team. Circles of Care is passionate and dedicated to the support of shut-ins and Lodge residents.

You can commit as much or as little as you can. Training will be provided. For more info, please contact Doris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or myself at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
A/V Person Still Needed!!
   Due to other commitments Sonia Smith is unable to fill in as the new A/V gal.  Please let Dean Dyck, Bryant Burnard, Marco Ste-Marie, or the office know if you can help.  Thanks!

  

Office Phones for Sale.  Since we recently upgraded our phone system in the offices, we have three 993 phones in good condition for sale at $150. for all.

There are also a couple of other phones and an answering machine for $20. each.  Contact the church office if you are interested  403  782-3148.

 

Vacation Time   

Reverend Barbara will be on vacation from July 22 – August

Pastor Marco will be on vacation from July 30 – August 16

 

Ongoing Ministries


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