FOOD BANK Please remember to bring donations for our food bank hampers. All items collected will be blessed the fourth Sunday of each month and taken to the food banks. Please note that our collection day has been changed. We will have our food bank offering on the 4th Sunday of each month (not necessarily the last). Special Regional Services We share our new incumbent with the parish of St. John the Divine in Salmon Arm. Our incumbent, James Cowan, offers services in ArmstrongEnderby parish on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. He serves in the Salmon Arm parish on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. There are 3 or 4 months that have 5 Sundays each year. A Regional Service or some other form of gathering will take place on 5th Sundays. Other parishes such as St. Mary’s in Sorrento will also be invited. This month, November 30, a regional service will be held at St. John, Salmon Arm beginning at 10:30 am; followed by a Pot Luck lunch. There will be no service in either St. George or St. James this day. In 2015 we will have some regional events in March, May, August and November. The sacred is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbours, friends, and family, in one's backyard. - Abraham Maslow Readers for November 23—Reign of Christ 1st Reading: Ezekiel 34. 11-16, 20-24 Ray Bray / Linda Samland 2nd Reading: Ephesians 1. 15-23 Lois Roberts / Ed Clark Matthew 25. 31-46 Gospel: Laura Courtemanche / Betty Stratford Loreen Vancoughnett / Ken Chapman Prayers: Comm. Asst.: Morning Prayer Morning Prayer Server: Lois Roberts / Ken Chapman Greeters: Daphne Bray / Linda Samland Musician: PWRDF Christmas Cards 2014 PWRDF offers two cards this year for you to choose from: “Angels Sing” and “Anticipation.” Cost: A pack of 12 cards and 12 envelopes are yours for a donation to PWRDF. Donations of $20 or more will qualify for a tax creditable receipt. Ordering Information: Ricky de Castro 1- 866-308-7973 (416) 924-9199, ext 318. The Anglican Church of Pentecost 23 St. James and St. George November 16, 2014 The Diocese of Kootenay I am the vine, you are the branches, says the Lord. Those who abide in me, and I in them, bear much fruit. John 15. 5 The Most Rev. John Privett - Bishop Living Faith - Proclaiming Christ Growing Churches - Empowering Mission Daily Bible Readings Nov. 17 Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 Nov. 23 Psalm 100.1–101.6 Ephesians 1.1-23 Matthew 23.13-39 Matthew 24.1-28 Matthew 24.29-51 Matthew 25.31-46 1 Corinthians 15.1-28 Worship Schedule Nov. 23 Nov. 30 Dec. 7 Dec. 14 Dec. 21 Dec. 24 St. George: MP—Wilf Fournier St James: MP-Maureen Karran Regional Service @ St. John St. George and St. James: HE Rt. Rev. James Cowan St. George and St. James: HE Rev. Canon Ray Bray Lessons and Carols St. George and St. James: HE Rt. Rev. James Cowan Christmas Eve Rt. Rev. James Cowan 7:00 pm St. John 9:00 pm St. George 11:00 p. St. James Our thanks this week to: Parish Office Box 21 Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 250-546-9366 1st. Reading: Wilf Fourier / Mallory Rzeznik Services 2nd Reading: Sheila Forster / Richard Rzeznik St. George, Enderby, 9:30 am St. James, Armstrong, 11:00 am Gospel: Lottie Knapp / Helen Hall Incumbent: The Rt. Rev. J. Cowan 1-250-812-7658 Prayers: Ray Bray/ Helen Hall Wardens Servers: Eva and Katie Strohm Musicians: Daphne Bray / Linda Samland Greeters: Lois Roberts / Hilda Williamson Maureen Karran 250-546-3622 Laura Courtemanche 250-838-7790 Ken Chapman 250-546-6937 Sheila Forster 250-838-6721 Comm. Asst.: Sheila Forster/ Helen Hall Armstrong-Enderby Parish November 16, 2014 Service of Holy Eucharist Gathering of the Community …………... BAS p. 185 Processional Hymn Parish Music Book 33 Canticle Common Praise 360 x 3 Collect of the Day Almighty God, you sent your Son Jesus Christ to be the light of the world. Free us from all that darkens and ensnares us, and bring us to eternal light and joy; through the power of him who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen Proclamation of the Word 1st Reading: Judges 4. 1-7 OT p. 220 Psalm: 123 (sung) CP 543 2nd Reading 1 Thessalonians 5. 1-11 NT p. 205 Gradual Hymn CP 601 Gospel: Matthew 25. 14-30 NT p. 28 Sermon Creed (said) p. 189 Prayers of the People Confession ………………………………………. p. 191 The Peace Celebration of the Eucharist Offertory Hymn PMB 54 Prayer over the gifts Holy God, in this eucharist we renew our baptismal covenant. Help us, through our offering this day, to renounce all things that draw us from your love. This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Eucharistic Prayer Sanctus CP 719 Lord’s Prayer ..……………………..…...……... p. 211 Communion PMB 55 Prayer after Communion Gracious God, in this sacrament we have shared the body and blood of Christ. May we who have been nourished by holy things bear witness to his light, and share in his eternal priesthood; for he is Lord for ever and ever. Amen Doxology ……………..………………………….. p. 214 Closing Hymn We Are Marching Dismissal …………………………….................... p. 215 Thought for the Day If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. —Desmond Tutu We Are Marching 1. We are marching in the light of God, we are marching in the light of God. We are marching in the light of God, we are marching in the light of God. We are marching, oh! We are marching in the light of God. We are marching, oh! We are marching in the light of God. 2. We are living in the love of God ..... 3. We are moving in the power of God ........... 4. We are marching...... In Our Prayers: In the Diocese of Kootenay we pray for John Privett: Archbishop of Kootenay; All Diocesan Committees, including BARDS: John Privett, Archbishop of Kootenay; Nissa Basbaum, Dean of Kootenay; Neil Elliot, Dean of West Kootenay Region; Chris Harwood-Jones, Dean of North Okanagan Region; Roger Cooper, Dean of Central Okanagan Region; Mike Stuchbery, Dean of South Okanagan Region; Yme Woensdregt, Dean of East Kootenay Region. In the World Wide Anglican Communion we pray for the Lusitanian Church - (Portugal) The Rt Revd Jose Jorge De Pina Cabral. ACC: The members of the Council of General Synod. ELCIC: The members of the National Church Council. ACIP: Pray for the Elders that we may continue to recognize the wisdom they contribute to their communities. Amen Prayers for the sick: We give thanks for the many ways in which we are returned to health and strength in Christ's name. Today, we remember in our prayers: Eleanor, Elinor, Evan, Doreen, Nancy, Gerrie, Anthony and Pauline, Dorothy, Faith, Rhianna, Marie, Lois and Alex. We pray for all who are sorrowful in body, mind or spirit, may they know of God's love for them in their difficulties and loss. Amen In our parish we pray for our Incumbent James Cowan; and we give thanks to God for the work of our Church Council: Ken Chapman, Laura Courtemanche, Ed Cummings, Sheila Forster, Wilf Fournier, Helen Hall, Cathi Harrison , Maureen Karran, Pam Walker. We ask that God give wisdom to all those who serve the church as they make decisions for the good of our parish, and to the glory of God. Amen We pray: We praise your abiding guidance, O God, for you sent us Jesus, our Teacher and Messiah, to model for us the way of love for the whole universe. We offer these prayers of love on behalf of ourselves and our neighbors, on behalf of your creation and our fellow creatures. Amen Calendar: Nov. 17: Armstrong-Enderby Bible Study, St. George’s, 1:30 pm. A ride will leave St. James’ at 1:00 pm. All are welcome. Nov. 20: NORC 6 pm St. Mary’s Sorrento. Nov. 21: Deadline for Gift Box donations. Nov. 22: Meditation Workshop. See notice. Nov. 22: St. George’s Fall Tea. 1-3 PM at the Enderby Seniors Complex. $5.00 at the door. Nov. 23 : Food Bank blessing. Pls note change. Nov. 30 : Regional Service at St. John, Salmon Arm 10:30 am; Pot Luck. See notice. Meditation Workshop There will be a workshop on Nov. 22nd from 9:00 to 3:00 at All Saints Vernon in the Preschool Building. New to meditation: 9-12. For those with more experience: 1-3. For registration or information, please contact Jane Bourcet at [email protected] or leave a message at 250-542-9035. The cost of the workshop is $20 total for full or part day and will include a simple lunch. Please let Jane know if you wish to share in the meal as numbers are needed for lunch supplies. Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week Nov. 17 to 23. Although over 100 million children have joyfully received this gift since 1993 there are still so many children that we could help put a smile on their faces this year. Please help once again to make an effort in giving a shoebox to a child and bring some joy into their lives. it is time to begin collecting. The deadline for our parish will be Sunday, Nov. 16. Seniors’ Drop-In Seniors' Drop In (55 +) is held every Wednesday 12 noon - 3 p.m. in St. James’ Church Hall. Come and bring your friends and neighbours for board games, good conversation and fellowship. Please also bring a bag lunch. Coffee and tea are provided. For further information, contact Betty at 546-0134. Garage Sale! St. George’s and St. James will each be holding a garage sale in the spring. Please think ahead and set to one side any item(s) you may have to donate. Dates to be announced.
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