Friday, May 31, 2013

June 3rd, 2013 - June 9th, 2013


Weekly Calendar
June 3rd, 2013
Office is closed.
June 6th, 2013 
7:00 am Men’s & Women’s Bible Study at the Bogani Café.
5:30 pm Wedding Rehearsal Rental
June 7th, 2013 
3:30 pm Corporation Meeting at Bogani
June 8th, 2013
1:30 pm Wedding Rental
7:00 pm Malankara Catholic Service Rental
June 9th, 2013   Pentecost 3
9:00 am  Holy Communion
10:30 am  Holy Communion and Sunday School
4:00 pm  Sundays@4 Holy Communion and Sunday School 

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Maria Thompson Corley piano recital



St. Margaret's Anglican Church presents Maria Thompson Corley, B. Mus (U of A), M.A. and D.M.A. (Juilliard) in a piano recital on Thursday June 27th 2013 at 7.30 p.m. at the Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts, 4308-50th Ave., LEduc, Alberta. 

The event will also include a silent auction.

Tickets are $35 and may be obtained from 780-989-3833 (Lesley), 780-986-2105 (Eva) or 780-430-4734 (Brian), or through the church office at 780-437-7231. They may also be purchased online through Eventbrite here.

All proceeds will go toward St Margaret's Building Expansion project.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

The E-Bunny

This Easter play was produced by the Sunday School at our Sundays@4 service. Enjoy!

Friday, May 24, 2013

May 27 - June 2 2013


Weekly Calendar

May 27th, 2013
Office is closed.
May 28th, 2013
6:30 – 9:00 pm  Infusion Property Rental
May 30th, 2013 
7:00 am Men’s & Women’s Bible Study at the Bogani Café.
June 2nd, 2013   Pentecost 2
9:00 am  Holy Communion
10:30 am  Holy Communion and Sunday School
12 noon  Spring Congregational Meeting
4:00 pm  Sundays@4 Evening Worship and Sunday School 

June Calendar


THE MONTH AT A GLANCE:
Sun. 2nd (2nd Sunday after Pentecost):
·      Holy Communion at 9.00 and 10.30 a.m. with coffee hour between the services.
·      12.00 noon: Spring Congregational Meeting
·      ‘Sundays@4’ Worship Service at 4.00 p.m. (with a special thank you to Marty Pawlina!)
Thurs. 6th: 7 a.m. Men’s/Women’s Bible Study (Bogani).
Fri. 7th: 3 p.m. corporation meeting (Bogani)
Sun. 9th (3rd Sunday after Pentecost):
·      Holy Communion at 9.00 and 10.30 a.m.
·      ‘Sundays@4’ Holy Communion 4.00 p.m.
Tue. 11th: 11:15 a.m. Holy Communion at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Thurs. 13th: 7 a.m. Men’s/Women’s Bible Study (Bogani).
Sun. 16th (4th Sunday after Pentecost):
·      Holy Communion at 9.00 and 10.30 a.m
·      ‘Sundays@4’ Worship Service at 4.00 p.m.
Tue. 18th: 7.15 p.m. Vestry meeting (church)
Wed. 19th – Fri. 21st: Clergy Conference
Thu. 20th: 7 a.m. Men’s/Women’s Bible Study (Bogani).
Fri. 21st:
·      Noon: St. Margaret’s BBQ’s lunch for Habitat for Humanity volunteers at Rutherford Site
·      7 p.m. Ordination service at Cathedral (Susan Ormsbee will be ordained priest at this service).
Sat. 22nd: 3.30 p.m. and after: Parish BBQ at Lorne and Beryl Rice’s place.
Sun. 23rd (5th Sunday after Pentecost):
·      Holy Communion at 9.00 and 10.30 a.m.
·      4.00 p.m. ‘Sundays@4’ Holy Communion, led by Sunday School. LAST SUNDAYS@4 FOR THE SUMMER.
Thu. 27th:
·      7 a.m. Men’s/Women’s Bible Study (Bogani).
·      7.30 p.m. Fundraising Piano Recital with Maria Thompson Corley, and Silent Auction, at the Maclab Centre in Leduc – proceeds to Building Extension Fund.
Sun. 30th (6th Sunday after Pentecost):
·      9.00 Holy Communion
·      10.30 Morning Worship



Note:
·      Tim Chesterton’s days off are every Monday, and two Saturdays per month.
·      Jennifer ffolliott-Oujla works Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m. – noon.

MOTION FROM SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING MAY 22ND.
Moved by: Brian Popp
Seconded by: Doug Sanderson
1.     That St. Margaret’s Anglican Church proceed with a phased building addition of 5612 square feet, including basement, as presented at this meeting, subject to approval from the Diocese of Edmonton, and
2.     that Vestry is authorized to continue to guide and direct the planning process, and
3.     that an additional $8,000 be allocated from the Future Building Fund to complete the design development stage for Phase 1 of this phased approach, and
4.     that a Capital Campaign be further developed under the overall direction of Vestry, to secure additional funding commitments to fund our planned building addition.
Carried.

ST. MARGARET’S EVENTS
Spring Congregational Meeting: Sunday June 2nd at noon. The main agenda items will be a financial update and the choosing of outreach projects that we will support through the rental income from our cell phone tower this year.

Our parish will be supplying lunch for the Habitat for Humanity volunteers at their building site in Rutherford on Friday June 21st, and the lunch will take the form of a BBQ. Stay tuned for opportunities to help with this event!

Also on Friday June 21st there will be an ordination service at the Cathedral at which our Susan Ormsbee will be ordained as a priest! Service time to be confirmed (it will be 7.00 or 7.30 p.m.). Please come out and support Susan on this very special day for her. Also, our parish will be asked to contribute food and volunteers for the reception after the service; if you can help with this, please let Jen know.
Saturday June 22nd: Parish BBQ at the home of Lorne and Beryl Rice. Come any time after 3.30 p.m. – bring food, lawn chairs, lawn games, musical instruments etc. etc.

Fundraising Piano Recital with Maria Thompson Corley at the Maclab Centre in Leduc on Thursday June 27th at 7.30 p.m. Maria Thompson Corley is a superb pianist and this event is not to be missed. There will also be a silent auction, and we will be looking for help with donations for this, as well as volunteers. Tickets are on sale now for $35 each, and all proceeds will go to our building extension fund.

LOOKING AHEAD
Back to Church Sunday: Sunday September 29th:
Back to Church Sunday is an opportunity to invite someone who does not normally attend church to come to church with you and experience the difference the Gospel of Jesus Christ can make to a community of people!
·      Ask yourself: ‘Why am I excited about being a Christian and being a part of the St. Margaret’s Church family?’
·      Ask God: ‘In my circle of family/friends/work colleagues etc., who would you like me to invite to church on Back to Church Sunday?’
·      Ask your friend: ‘Would you like to come to church with me on September 29th?’

BEYOND OUR PARISH
Our Bible Reading Challenge Has Begun!
Did you remember to begin Bishop Jane’s Bible Reading Challenge on Monday? To do the readings online, visit
(it works in your mobile browser too!). The complete Bible Challenge schedule is also available for download in WORD or PDF, format. To add the schedule to your Google or Outlook calendar, simply log into your calendar and click the arrow to the right of “Other Calendars”, select “Add by URL” and paste in this link:
The calendar may take a bit of time to load and sync to your mobile device.

Faith Corner: Bishop Jane invites you to share why your faith and church matter to you. Contact the Synod Office anytime over the next year and we will be happy to set up a conversation time. We will share some of your stories on the centennial website:
We also welcome written faith stories for The Messenger. Please email your story (max. 500 words) and a picture (high res.) to:

2013 Lay Reader Continuing Education Sessions: To continuously develop their ministry gifts and expertise, licensed Lay Readers of the diocese are required to attend one course/event every four years. Every two years, sessions are offered throughout the diocese to provide, free of charge, an alternative to paying for third-party courses.

Six sessions are planned, or being planned, in 2013:

On the Topic of "Reading Scripture for Sermon Preparation: Psalms"
May 25: St. Timothy's Anglican Church (8420-145 Street, Edmonton)
June 1: All Saints' Anglican Church (5212-47 Avenue, Drayton Valley)
June 22: St. Andrew's Anglican Church (4713-50 Street, Camrose)
On the Topic of "Leading Funeral Services"
September 21: Location TBA (West)
September 28: Location TBA (Edmonton)
October 5: Location TBA (East)

All sessions begin promptly at 10:00 am, and will finish at 4:00 pm. Participants are asked to arrive no later than 9:45 am, and to bring a bible, BAS, BCP, pen/pencil and paper for notes, and a bag lunch. Doors will be open, with coffee/tea available by 9:30 am. For further information, or to register for any session, contact the Chaplain of Lay Readers, the Rev. Cameron Burns, at (780) 469-7530, or via email at

June Roster


Coffee between services
Greeter/Sidespeople:  The Aasens
Counter: C. Aasen/D. Sanderson                                   
Reader:  T. Cromarty       (1Kings18: 20-39, Psalm 96: 1-9, Galatians 1: 1-12)
Lay Administrants:D. Schindel/ T. Wittkopf                          
Intercessor: L. Thompson                                                           
Lay Reader:  D. MacNeill        (Luke 7: 1-10)
Altar Guild (Green): M. Woytkiw/L. Schindel
Prayer Team:  M. Rys/L. Sanderson                          
Sunday School (School Age):  N. Muwanguzi           
Sunday School (Preschool):  B. Rice
Kitchen: M & B Woytkiw
Music: M. Eriksen
Altar Servers:  A. Jayakaran

June 9th, 2013  Pentecost 3
Greeter/Sidespeople:  T. Wittkopf/T. Willacy                        
Counter: T. Wittkopf/ L. Schindel           
Reader: D. Schindel                        (1Kings 17: 8-24, Psalm 146, Galatians 1: 11-24)
Lay Administrants: M. Rys/ G. Hughes                                               
Intercessor: D. MacNeill                                   
Lay Reader:   L. Thompson     (Luke 7: 11- 17)
Altar Guild (Green): J. Mill/P. Major/P. Major                          
Prayer Team: K. Hughes/ M. Chesterton                                   
Sunday School (School Age): C. Ripley           
Sunday School (Preschool):  M. Eriksen
Kitchen:  E. McFall
Music: E. Thompson
Altar Servers: E. Jayakaran

June 16th, 2013  Pentecost 4
Greeter/Sidespeople:  The Schindels           
Counter: D. Schindel/  M. Eriksen                       
Reader: C. Aasen             (1Kings 21: 1-21a, Psalm 5: 1-8, Galatians 2: 15-21)                                   
Lay Administrants: D. MacNeill/G. Hughes                                        
Intercessor::L. Thompson                       
Lay Reader:                        (Luke 7: 36- 8:3)
Altar Guild (Green):  M. Lobreau/L. Pyra
Prayer Team: K. Hughes/ L.Sanderson                           
Sunday School (School Age):  M. Aasen
Sunday School (Preschool):B. Rice
Kitchen: M. Chesterton
Music: M. Eriksen                                       
Altar Servers: A. Jayakaran

Greeter/Sidespeople:  T. Cromarty/B. Cavey           
Counter: T. Cromarty/B. Cavey                                   
Reader: S. Watson                        (1Kings 19: 1-15a, Psalm 42/43, Galatians 3: 23-29)
Lay Administrants: L. Thompson/E. Gerber                       
Intercessor: C. Aasen                                   
Lay Reader:  D. MacNeill           (Luke 8: 26 - 39)
Altar Guild (Green): M. Woytkiw/L. Schindel/K. Hughes
Prayer Team:  S. Jayakaran/ M. Chesterton                                   
Sunday School (School Age): M. Cromarty           
Sunday School (Preschool):  T. Laffin
Kitchen: W. Mogg                                    

Music: R. Mogg
Altar Servers: E. Jayakaran

June 30th, 2013   Pentecost 6
Greeter/Sidespeople: P&L Major           
Counter: L. Major/ S. Jayakaran                       
Reader:  S. Jayakaran            (2Kings 2: 1-2, 6-14, Psalm 77: 1-2, 11-20, Galatians 5:1, 13 - 25)
Intercessor:  T. Chesterton                                   
Lay Reader: B. Popp       (Luke 9: 51 - 62)
Altar Guild (Green): J. Mill/MW
Sunday School (School Age):  M. Cromarty           
Sunday School (Preschool):  T. Laffin
Kitchen:  J. Johnston                                      
Music: M. Chesterton
            

Friday, May 17, 2013

Notice of Congregational Meetings


Special Congregational Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that a Special meeting of Parishioners will be held on the 22nd day of May, A.D. 2013 at 7 o'clock pm, at St. Margaret's at which time all baptized persons regularly attending Services of worship in this Parish or otherwise regularly receiving the administrations of the clergy of this Parish are entitled to attend.


NOTICE is hereby given that the Spring meeting of Parishioners will be held on the 2nd day of June, A.D. 2013 at 12 o'clock pm, at St. Margaret's at which time all baptized persons regularly attending Services of worship in this Parish or otherwise regularly receiving the administrations of the clergy of this Parish are entitled to attend. Dated this 15th day of May, A.D. 2013

May 20 - 26


Weekly Calendar

May 20th, 2013
Office is closed.
May 21st, 2013
Office is closed in lieu of Victoria Day.
6:30 – 9:00 pm  Infusion Property Rental
May 22nd, 2013
7:00 pm  Special Congregational Meeting.
May 23rd, 2013 
7:00 am Men’s & Women’s Bible Study at the Bogani Café.
May 25th, 2013
9:00 – 2:00 pm  Church Garage Sale
3:30 – 5:30 pm  Spaghetti Church
7:00 – 10:00 pm  Malankara Catholic Assoc. of Alberta
May 26th, 2013   Trinity Sunday
9:00 am  Holy Communion
10:30 am  Morning Worship and Sunday School
4:00 pm  Sundays @4 Holy Communion, Sunday School and Dinner Theatre