CREATION SEASON

The liturgical colour green symbolizes the renewal of vegetation and generally of living things,
and the promise of new life.

Thought of the Week

Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, a
and partakes of the perfection of the whole. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessing of the Animals

Living Better on Less

April Verch Band

Monday October 22, 7:00 pm – April Verch Band. April Verch steps, sings, and fiddles with a fresh and feisty approach to deep North American traditions.  Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door. For reservations email judy@relativeharmony.com or 519-763-2494. Tickets are available after all Sunday services

 

Announcements

On September 30 there will only be 2 services: 8:00 am Holy Eucharist (BCP) & 10:30 Service of Praise with Blessing of the Animals.

Munching on the Word – Bible Study continues on Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 am. Bring your lunch to eat while we talk about Paul, the blessed curmudgeon.

Sunday, September 30 10:30 am, Service of Praise & Blessing of the Animals. 

We are delighted to announce that Joan Barr and Laurie Douglas will receive the Order of Niagara on September 30 at 4:00 pm at Christ Church Cathedral. We are so proud of them and grateful for the numerous ways in which they have, and continue, to serve the church and the world. Begin organizing rides!

Monday October 22, 7:00 pm – April Verch Band. April Verch steps, sings, and fiddles with a fresh and feisty approach to deep North American traditions.  Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door. For reservations email judy@relativeharmony.com or 519-763-2494.     Tickets are available after all Sunday services.

Sunday October 28 is when we will celebrate All Saints at all services. Weather permitting, we will end the service in the Memorial Garden after the 11:00 am service. If you would like your loved ones who have died remembered by name, please send a note to the office  at stmattjam@gmail.com or a legible written note, with their names and which service you will probably attend. If you would like to contribute to the flower fund or the memorial garden in their memory, please make your cheque payable to The Church of the Apostles, with either flowers or garden in the memo.

Food Drive special items of the month for the Apostles  are kidney beans, baked beans, and  peanut or soy butter. We do ask that donations are either from our special items of the month, or the Donation Request List. For a complete list of donation requests go to www.stmattjam.org and click on Community Partners under Environment & Social Action.

The guests at CCSC (Chalmers Community Services Centre) are in need of toilet paper, razors, deodorant, and some bags to carry it all home in (cloth or plastic.) These may be put in the CCSC bin in the parish hall. If unable to make it to church  they may be dropped off between 8:00 am & 9:30 am at the west location 577 Willow Road, or phone 519-822-8778 to schedule a drop-off time for the downtown location.

Contact / Directions

  • 519-822-1061
  • stmattjam@gmail.com

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