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Bulletin Announcements for Sunday, March 29, 2015


Renew the Cathedral: Update

Visit the Renew the Cathedral webpage for up-to-date information, drawings, etc.


Sundays @ 9

Sundays: 9:00-9:45am in the Guild Room.

April 12 to May 24 - Taking the Bible Seriously, but not Literally

The Rev. Michael DeKay will lead a series on Christian Scriptures starting after Easter and into May. We will watch brief talks by presenters such as Phyllis Tickle, Rachel Held Evans, Nadia Bolz-Weber, and Will Willimon on a variety of biblical topics, including Canon, History, Testaments, Gospels, Genre, Interpretation, and Grace. Please join us for discussion and coffee in the Guild Room on April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 11, 17, and 24.


Fools for Christ

St. Paul’s Cathedral and Trinity Lutheran Church (corner of Oxford and Colborne) are commemorating Holy Week together this year again.

Come to Trinity Church for a Simple Supper (freewill donation) followed by Holden Evening Prayer on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (March 30, 31, April 1) in Holy Week.  Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Service at 7:00 p.m.

The theme this year is “Fools for Christ.” Speakers will be The Rev. Dr. Mark Harris, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary (Monday); The Very Rev. Kevin Dixon, St. Paul’s Cathedral (Tuesday); The Rev. Marty Levesque, St. Andrew Memorial Church, London (Wednesday). This is the fourth year our two churches have cooperated in this way.


Lent and Easter at the Cathedral

Music & Readings for Passiontide
Sunday, March 29 @ 4:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Holy Week - March 30, 31, and April 1
at Trinity Lutheran Church - 746 Colborne St, London, ON
Simple Supper @ 6:00pm
Holden Evening Prayer @ 7:00pm

Maundy Thursday - Thursday, April 2
Solemn Blessing of Oils @ 12:00pm
Stripping of the Altar @ 7:30pm

Good Friday - Friday, April 3
Children’s Liturgy @ 10:00am
Good Friday Liturgy @ 12:00pm

Holy Saturday - Saturday, April 4
Easter Egg Hunt @ 10:00am
Easter Vigil @ 8:00pm

Easter Sunday - Sunday, April 5
Holy Eucharist @ 8:00am - in St. Aidan’s Chapel
Choral Eucharist @ 10:00am - with St. Paul’s Brass


40 Acts - a Lenten generosity campaign

Visit 40acts.org.uk to participate

Award-winning Lent generosity campaign launches on Ash Wednesday, February 18.  Say thank you, create a generosity toolbox, share a skill and always talk to strangers.  These are just a few of the forty acts of generosity which will feature in 40 acts.

During the forty days of Lent, participants are invited to take part in 40 activities that challenge them to do Lent generously in 2015.

Lent marks a pivotal point in the history of the church, when we remember how Jesus prepared to give himself up as a sacrifice for all humanity.  Traditionally we mark Lent by giving something up, but as an alternative Christians can awaken to a new idea: that we can reflect something of God's incredible generosity on the cross by creating a daily habit of generosity throughout Lent.

Individual participants can sign up to 40 acts via 40acts.org.uk and will receive daily 40acts challenges via email from February 18 to April 4.  Challenges will also be posted on the 40 acts website, and social media sites on a daily basis.

Our Sunday School program has been challenged to complete 40acts of kindness during Lent. We will be tracking our progress as a group in Cronyn Hall and individually with family-friendly at-home sheets. Please help us all in taking on this rewarding challenge as a community here at St. Paul’s Cathedral.


Friday Discussion Group

The Friday Discussion group meets on Friday mornings at 9:30 in the Guild room. Everyone welcome and childcare provided.

The Friday Discussion Group is continuing on the theme of Interfaith Dialogue and will meet on Friday mornings at 9:30.
April 10: "The Science of Interfaith Cooperation"
April 17: "The Role of Colleges, Seminaries and Houses of Worship".

Coffee and Childcare provided and everyone welcome! Please contact Colleen or Sarah at DiscussionStPaul@gmail.com, or the Church Office.


Soup & Sandwich Dinner 2015

SAVE THE DATE - SOUP & SANDWICH DINNER
May 11, 2015

COME TO THE TABLE!

Save the Date for St. Paul’s Social Services seventh annual Soup and Sandwich fundraising dinner and silent auction.  Hosted for its seventh year by The London Club, this event brings many supporters of our programs together to 
“break bread”, have fun and learn something new in the process!

Staff and volunteers at St. Paul’s Social Services have been very busy over the past eighteen months, developing and implementing our strategic plan. While still maintaining support to those in need through our food bank, hot lunch program and Christmas Share, we have made changes to enrich the nutritional quality of food offered and enhance opportunities to build community. We have also implemented some entirely new programming such as Food Skills and a Community Garden. Our programs at St. Paul’s Social Services are an integral and important part of a network of basic needs programs in the London and area community. 

Our Guest Speaker at this year’s Soup & Sandwich event is Jennifer Kirkham, a woman extraordinaire!  Jennifer works with the London Poverty Research at King’s University College Centre.  This relatively new Centre collects local data and other information to enable our community to reach a deeper understanding of poverty in London.  Also, as President and CEO of  her own company: Mischevious Cat Productions Inc., Jennifer has provided strategy and management consulting to non-profit, private and government sectors since 2009.  Prior to owning her own company, Jennifer worked for the City of London for 16 years, managing a broad portfolio of programs including Ontario Works, child care services, homelessness and social policy research.  Jennifer will share her extensive knowledge, passion and insights about poverty in London and how our work at St. Paul’s Social Services can continue to grow and respond to these needs in the best possible ways.

Please join us for a warm, fun and informative evening.  And you may just take home a unique and interesting gift from our always changing and intriguing silent auction. 

New this year! We are thrilled to feature one special LIVE AUCTION item: an oil-on-canvas painting generously donated by the acclaimed London artist, Kevin Bice. For details and a colour image of this painting, visit www.dailybreadlondon.ca.

Work in ProgressTitle: “Work in Progress”
Sizes: unframed - 18" x 36" framed - 24" x 43"
Value: $1500

Kevin Bice writes: The work was painted from a sketch I did in 2011 while on a painting trip to Newfoundland. The setting of the work is Change Islands, near Twillingate in the northeast part of Newfoundland. The boat is called a "bully boat" and, according to its owner, is one of only two still existing. Pete Porter has had it hauled up on the rocks and has been restoring it slowly over the years. Pete is a local fisherman and also runs a small local museum of artifacts he has collected over the course of his life.


A Soup & Sandwich Dinner


In support of
St. Paul's Social Services
Daily Bread Food Bank & Fellowship Centre- London ON
 
Monday, May 11, 2015
at 6:30 pm
The London Club, 177 Queens Avenue
London ON
 
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Kirkham
London Poverty Research Centre Community Coach, Social Justice Advocate CEO, Mischevious Cat Productions
Tickets: $75 (includes a $50 tax receipt), Table of Ten $750
Click here to order online, or call 519.521.2000. 

If unable to attend the Dinner, consider donating the cost of your ticket, or some other amount, in support of this important work.

Daily Bread Food Bank & Fellowship Centre - London ON
Food for the Table ~ Hope for the Hungry ~ Dignity for All

Bible Study

We invite you to study the Bible with us. Bible Study runs Thursdays 2 p.m. in the Guild Room led by the Reverend Ruth Ferrier. Continuing with the study of the Acts of the Apostles which was begun last spring, we will look at the historical background of the reading and discuss its spiritual implications for us today. Please join us for study, interesting conversation and refreshments.


Knitting for Peace

Saturday mornings @ 10:00am

Do you enjoy knitting? Or would you like to learn? Knitting For Peace meet weekly on Saturday mornings from 10:00 until 12:00.
Knitters of all abilities are welcome, so even if you have never knit before, come on out and learn! Donations of yarn are always appreciated.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Heather Clark by email at knit4peaceatstpauls@gmail.com or by phone at 519-951-8385.


Pre-Authorized Giving

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St. Paul's Cathedral Pre-Authorized Giving Form - Credit Card

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