At a Glance (August 27 to September 4):
Sunday August 27
Worship 10:00am
Thursday August 31
Confirmation Camp 9:30 am – 7 pm at Cates Park in North Vancouver
Sunday September 3
Bell Practice 8:30 am
Worship 10:00am
Monday September 4
Office closed

The Flowers in the Chancel today are given to the glory of God, by Matthew’s family, and in celebration of his baptism.

Matthew P will be baptized today. His family will provide lunch after church. All are welcome. We hope you will be able to join us.

60th Wedding Anniversary!
We would like to wish John and Rita a very Happy 60th Anniversary! Those whom God has joined together let no one separate.

Plans are underway for a “canning day” on Saturday, Sept 23rd. We will be making pepper jelly (tentatively) to sell at an upcoming fair. Anyone (women or men) who would like to participate please let Shirley S know. If you have any other “canning” ideas please let her know.

Providence Health Care is hosting a panel discussion on expressions of prayer in healthcare settings. Thursday, Sept 7th at St. Paul’s Hospital. FMI see bulletin board.

Rally Sunday is coming up Sunday, September 10th. More info to follow.

Men’s breakfast will be starting up again with the first breakfast scheduled for September 9th, at the Steveston Hotel at 7:45am.

RodnikSpring Education Centre will be using the upstairs classrooms on Saturdays from 10:30am to 2:30pm. We look forward to sharing our space with them.

Bell Practise is starting up for the fall.
We will be practicing Sunday, Sept 3, and Sunday Sept 17th at 8:30am.

Gifts of Service List for July to December: The lists have been distributed into your church mailboxes. Please let Dianne at the office know if someone has been missed.

Recognizing that kneeling at the Lord’s Table can be a penetential sign (for those able to kneel), kneeling is also a sign of simple reverence before the presence and majesty of God. For this reason the worship committee has decided to allow for two kneelers on each side of the altar for those who would like to use them.

For those of you who were wondering about Damian, Allisa, Theo, and Amalia’s family adventure: Damian has emailed us with the link for us to follow their travels. www.ourfamilyadventure.ca

Richmond Shares, a program of the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre, has started a web based service for those who wish to donate furniture, appliances etc, and co-ordinates them with those who need these items. FMI see bulletin board.

Giving Opportunity: If you would like to bring a gift of flowers, please sign up on the flower chart found on the bulletin board in the Narthex.

We ask God for strength and healing for: Rose A., Til and Virgie C., Erik C., Martin C., Ian G., Laura H., Pastor Ken, Marlene J., Michelle J., Kerrie M., Brittney M., Greg McD., Boni R., Michael R., Peter S., Madeline T., Grace W., and Edita W.

Click here for the Readings for Sunday August 27.

Click here for the readings for Sunday September 3.. We use the first option for the first two readings: Exodus 3 and Psalm 105).

More on the Revised Common Lectionary here.

Gifts of Service August 27:
Greeters
Wayne Toreson
Ellen Toreson
Ushers
Tova Lodewyk
Dewey Lodewyk
Offering Assistants
Til Caviglia
Cora Lee Parent
Assisting Minister
Michael Rodgers
Communion Assistants
Marion Eklof
Michael Rodgers
Replenisher
James Monsebroten
Altar Care
Marion Eklof
Basket Holder
TBD
Readers
Duncan MacIntyre
Tom MacIntyre
Money Counters
Dale Santos
Ross Gurney
Bread Maker
Marlene Jarvis

Gifts of Service September 3
Greeters
Lila Higgins
Dorothy Sigerson
Ushers
Marg Brodie
Ed Jacob
Offering Assistants
Wayne Jensen
Warren Nimchuk
Assisting Minister
Marilyn Steele
Communion Assistants
Marilyn Steele
Bev Krisch
Replenisher
Marilyn Steele
Altar Care
Cora Lee Parent
Basket Holder
TBD
Reader
Marilyn Steele
Money Counters
James Monsebroten
Ed Jacob