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MORNING MESSENGER

June 9th, 2019

St. Andrew’s United Church Ministers

Barbara Lieurance

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Bob Settle   -  Honorary Associate Minister

                     

Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday,  9:30 am – 1:00 pm

 

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.

 

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/Events

June 9 – Pentacost Sunday – Marco’s last day
June 16 – Trinity/Father’s Day – Bob
June 21 – Summer Soltice Service 4:00-5:00 p.m. - Barbara
June 23 – 2nd Sunday after Pentacost/Indigenous Recognition Day - Bob
June 30 – 3rd Sunday after Pentacost - Barbara

Musical Talent

Do you have a musical talent? Do you, or someone you know, like to sing, dance, play the piano, guitar or other instrument? The Worship Committee is looking for you to share your talent during a service sometime this summer. Please contact Pat Crozier at 403-598-9310.

Opportunities to serve at St. Andrews

1.  St. Andrew’s is currently in need of 2 volunteers to sit on the Ministry and Personnel Committee. Committee members are responsible for supporting, overseeing and supervising ministry personnel and lay staff. If this work sounds interesting to you please contact Barry Brower at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2.  The board is now looking for a volunteer to represent St. Andrews at Chinook Winds Region. Regional representatives must be members of St. Andrews United Church and commit to keeping up on Regional news so they are able to act as a liaison to our board. Anyone interested in this position is invited to contact Karen Yakimishyn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A/V Opportunity

The Worship Team are looking for a couple of people interested in being trained on our sound/visual system in the sanctuary. This is a (shared) volunteer position on Sundays however it is a paid position for weddings and funerals. Please contact the office if you are interested 403 782-3148 or Pat Crozier 403 782-7243.

Message from the Board

An update on our request for an Intentional Interim Minister (IIM). The region has appointed an IIM to St. Andrew’s. This minister will start July 1, 2019 and will be with us for 24 months. We are presently working on the paperwork for approval and once that has been received we will be sharing with you more details.

Karen Yakimishyn, Board Chair

Friend of Guatemala meeting

June 13, 2019 at 7:30 at the church.

Anyone is welcome to come. We will be discussing an upcoming trip to Guatemala, possibly in November. These trips are educational and life-changing, and a little it of fun! If you want to know more about this trip or Friends of Guatemala - what we are about and what we do, please join us, or call Donna at 403-350-7109 for more information.

Healing Pathway

Healing Pathway meets the first and third Monday of the month. If you would like an appointment or more information about Healing Pathway, please contact Marlene Ayer 403-782-4327 or Pat Crozier at 403-782-7243.

Kasota East Camp – Campership Fund

Campership donations are required to support those who would not be able to attend camp without financial support.

In 2018 we had 55 donors who supported 82 campers to attend Kasota East Camp. So fair this year we have 9 donors and a growing waitlist of applicants. There are many families who are struggling this year. Some who have never used Campership before and are long time campers, need help this year. Those that needed help last year need it again.

So, please! Those who can support the Campershiip Fund please do so generously. One week at camp costs about $400. Make cheques payable to Kasota East Camp.

 

Ongoing Ministries

Caring support to seniors, shut-ins and those encountering health or family struggles is offered by our Circles of Care Team. Contact Doris Thesenvitz (403-782-7063) or Tilly Meyer (403-782-9887).


If you want prayer or want to offer prayer, our Prayer Line offers confidential prayer. Contact Madeline Hendrickson (403-789-4323).


As a tangible reminder of God’s love in challenging times, our Prayer Shawl Ministry makes and distributes the warm and comforting Afghans kept at the front of the church. If you want to give a prayer shawl, then feel free to take one, recording information in the book provided. To help make them, contact Linda Crabbe at 403-782-2994.


The Healing Pathway Team offers energy-based healing sessions on the first and third Monday of the month.For appointments or information, contact Pat Crozier (403-782-7243) or Marlene Ayer (403-782-4327).


If you need help from a volunteer or want to volunteer, contact one of our Volunteer Link coordinators Winnie Chesney Settle (403-348-9777) or Madeline Hendrickson (403-789-4323), or the Volunteer Link office coordinator Sheila Chapman (403-786-0110).


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