Thursday, 23 March 2017

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog for
Sunday, 26 March 2017
 
Welcome to Spring!
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK

The Fourth Sunday in Lent
Sunday, 26 March, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Communion
         9:15 am      St. George’s, East River    Morning Prayer     
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist    

Readings:  1 Samuel 16: 1-13; Psalm 23:
Ephesians 5: 8-14; John 9: 1-41
 
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THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
 Musical Friends
Mon, 27 Mar 2017
in Tuck Hall, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Bible Talk for Lent
   Wed, 29 March from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
in the Tyler Grant Room.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

MUSICAL FRIENDS BUDGET – Sept. 2016-May 2017
Income                                                        Expenses
2015-16 carry over
$    2,000.00
Instrument Repairs
   $       300.00
Anglican Foundation
$    6,000.00
Instructors (3 )
   $  20,000.00
Fund raising
$    2,500.00
Guest instructors
   $    2,000.00
Donations
$    6,500.00
Food for Snack
   $    1,500.00
Heritage society
$    3,300.00


Municipality
$    2,000.00


Subtotal
$  22,300.00


Parish (food)
$    1,500.00


Total
$  23,800.00



 ****   MUSICAL FRIENDS BENEFIT  ****
Mon, 27 Mar 7:00-8:00 pm
in St. Stephen’s Church. 
 Featuring: 
Musical Friends,
The Studio Singers
Dirty Dougie and the Divine Dandies. 

Free will donations will be collected
to support the free Musical Friends workshops.
(Tax receipts available for donations of $20 or more).
  
LENTEN LUNCHES 2017
Soups ‘n Stuff
29 Mar (Health Directives – speaker, Derek Schnare)
5 Apr (Food Bank – speaker, Wendy Sheppard).
12:00 – 1:00 pm. 
$8 for a lovely lunch. 
Please join us – bring a friend.

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
Lenten Wednesday Service
Wed, 29 March 2017

10:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion

The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Sunday, 2 April, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Communion
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist    
        4:30 pm     All Saints’, Canaan           Holy Communion

Readings: Ezekiel 37: 1-14; ; Psalm 130:
Romans 8: 6-11; John 11: 1-45
 
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Thursday, 16 March 2017

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 19 March 2017
 
If you can't say anything nice,
don't say anything at all.
Thumper (Bambi)
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK

Lenten Wednesday Service
Wed, 15 March 2017

10:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion

THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT
Sunday, 19 March, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Communion
          9:15 am      St. George’s, East River     Holy Eucharist      
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist   
             4:30 pm     All Saints’, Canaan            Evening Prayer       
      
Readings:  Exodus 17: 1-7; Psalm 95;
Romans 5: 1-11; John 4: 5-42

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THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH

 MUSICAL FRIENDS
Mon, 20 Mar 2017
in Tuck Hall, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
All Welcome!

BIBLE TALK FOR LENT
   Wed, 22 March from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
in the Tyler Grant Room. 
All Welcome

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
MUSICAL FRIENDS BUDGET –
Musical Friends Budget Sept. 2016-May 2017
Income                                                        Expenses
2015-16 carry over
$    2,000.00
Instrument Repairs
   $   300.00
Anglican Foundation
$    6,000.00
Instructors (3 )
   $  20,000.00
Fund raising
$    2,500.00
Guest instructors
   $    2,000.00
Donations
$    6,500.00
Food for Snack
   $    1,500.00
Heritage society
$    3,300.00


Municipality
$    2,000.00


Subtotal
$ 22,300.00


Parish (food)
$    1,500.00


Total
$23,800.00



PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Tues, 21 March 7:00 pm
in the Tyler Grant Room. 

LENTEN LUNCHES 2017
– Soups ‘n Stuff  -
22 Mar (Frauds and Scams – speaker, Ron Francis),
29 Mar (Health Directives – speaker, Derek Schnare)
and 5 Apr (Food Bank – speaker, Wendy Sheppard).
12:00 – 1:00pm. 
$8 for a lovely lunch.  
Please join us – bring a friend.

PRAYER BREAKFAST
will be held 9:00 am, Sat, 25 March
at Linda Townsend’s home
at 39 Pleasant St, Chester .

MUSICAL FRIENDS BENEFIT
Mon, 27 Mar 7:00-8:00 pm in St. Stephen’s Church. 
 Featuring Musical Friends, The Studio Singers
and
Dirty Dougie and the Divine Dandies. 
Free will donations will be collected
to support the free Musical Friends workshops.
(Tax receipts available for donations of $20 or more).

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK

Lenten Wednesday Service
Wed, 22 March 2017

10:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion

THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT
Sunday, 26 March, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion
        9:15 am     St. George’s, East River    Morning Prayer   
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist     
      
Readings:  1 Samuel 16: 1-13; Psalm 23;
Ephesians 5: 8-14; John 9: 1-41

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Thursday, 9 March 2017

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Welcome to St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Blog
for Sunday, 12 March 2017
 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK

Lenten Wednesday Service
Wed, 8 March 2017

10:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion

The Second Sunday in Lent
Sunday, 12 March, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Communion
         9:15 am      St. George’s, East River    Holy Eucharist      
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist    
      
Readings:  Genesis 12: 1-4a; Ps 121;
Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17; John 3: 1-17

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THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH

 MUSICAL FRIENDS
Mon, 13 Mar 2017
in Tuck Hall, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
All Welcome!

BIBLE TALK FOR LENT
   Wed, 15 March from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
in the Tyler Grant Room. 
All Welcome

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

MUSICAL FRIENDS INFO SESSION
Dawn Harwood Jones will host a Q&A and brainstorm session
immediately after the 11:00 am service
in response to questions raised at the AGM. 
All Welcome.

LENTEN LUNCHES 2017
– Soups ‘n Stuff  -
15 Mar (Chester Art Centre – speaker, Karen Hooper),
22 Mar (Frauds and Scams – speaker, Ron Francis),
29 Mar (Health Directives – speaker, Derek Schnare)
and 5 Apr (Food Bank – speaker, Wendy Sheppard).
12:00 – 1:00pm. 
$8 for a lovely lunch.  
Please join us – bring a friend.

LENTEN ORGAN RECITAL
Nick Veltmeyer will be performing at
St. John’s Lunenburg Lenten Meditation series
at 12:00 pm on Wed, 15 Mar. 
Free will donation for charity.


BLOOD CLINIC
Mon, 27 Mar 4:30 – 8:30 pm
at the Chester Legion. 
New donors always welcome.

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WORSHIP NEXT WEEK

Lenten Wednesday Service
Wed, 15 March 2017

10:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester      Holy Communion

The Second Sunday in Lent
Sunday, 19 March, 2017

       8:00 am      St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Communion
        9:15 am     St. George’s, East River    Holy Eucharist     
      11:00 am     St. Stephen’s, Chester       Holy Eucharist     
      
Readings:  Exodus 17: 1-7; Psalm 95;
Romans 5: 1-11; John 4: 5-42