SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH
9:30am Holy Eucharist - Order of Service
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH
8:30 am Morning Prayer - Via Zoom. Followed by coffee & conversation
12:15pm Said Eucharist in the Cathedral
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
8:30am - Holy Eucharist - In person
10:30am - Holy Eucharist - In person & livestreamed on YouTube
WEEKLY PRAYER CYCLE
In our Parish Cycle of Prayer we pray for Jean Livingston; David & Gaynor Low; Michael, Kerry, & Nicole Lubrick.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we pray for The Anglican Church of Australia.
In the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada we pray for The Season of Creation and a renewed commitment to a healthy relationship with the Earth .
In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for The theological colleges and training programs within the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land: Arthur Turner Training School, the Centre for Christian Studies, the College of Emmanuel and St. Chad, Henry Budd College for Ministry, Saint John’s College, Dr. William Winter School for Ministry, James Settee College for Ministry.
In our Diocese of Niagara we pray for our Bishop, The Right Reverend Susan Bell; St. John, Ancaster, The Reverend Canon Joseph Asselin, Rector; The Reverend Richard Dentinger, Honorary Assistant; The Reverend Olive Shepherd, Honorary Assistant, and the people of that parish.
As a community we pray for victims of discrimination—racial, sexual, religious; subjects of slavery and human trafficking.
Those who have asked to be remembered in our prayers: Susan Andrews; Eric Mills; Gary Hanna; Sally & Willow Braun-Jackson; Celina Liong; Heather Glass; Norm Foley; Veronica; Carole Nixon; Colin Campbell; Janet; Sarah McPherson; Donelle de Vlaming; Jonathan James, John Watts.
WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER
Wednesday Morning Prayer resumes next week
All are invited to attend a very special Evensong service at Christ's Church Cathedral on Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 pm.
The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. Rowan Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth, priest, theologian, and poet, will preach at the service. Archbishop Rowan served as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, and before that as the Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Monmouth. He is here in his capacity as Episcopal visitor to The Oratory of the Good Shepherd.
A time of fellowship will be shared during a reception following the service.
The Dean and Corporation of Christ's Church Cathedral are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Tricia Kalantari as the Cathedral's full-time Parish Coordinator, effective September 19.
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Tricia as she assumes her new role.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Dr. Frederick Albert Hall
On Wednesday, August 31st we celebrated the life of Dr. Frederick Albert Hall, husband of the Reverend Canon Dr. Sharyn Hall.
Unfortunately, due to an internet outage, the live stream of the service had some disruptions. If you were unable to join us, or unable to access the live stream, you can view the full service here
We continue to hold Fred's family, friends, and colleagues in our prayers as they mourn.
Nametags are a great way to connect and extend hospitality!
Please pick yours up in the narthex on your way into church.
If you need a new nametag, or have never had one, please sign your name on the list in the narthex or coffee area and we will be sure to prepare one for you. The greeters can point you to the list, or you can contact the church office directly.
SUPPORT OUR TEAM!
The Primate's World Relief & Development Fund “ Wild Ride” is supporting partners and programs that work with refugees and internally displaced persons of which there are over 100 million worldwide.
On Saturday, September 24th, our team, the “Cathedral Crusaders”, will walk in PWRDF's Wild Ride to raise funds for this worthwhile cause.
Our one hour walk will be along the Waterfront Trail at Bayfront Park. More details to follow!
Help us reach our goal of raising $4,000!
Visit www.pwrdf.org/wild-ride/ to join or donate to the “Cathedral Crusaders” team and help support the PWRDF Wild Ride.
For more information on the “Wild Ride”,
ST. MATTHEW'S HOUSE
Thank you for your ongoing donations of food for the Food Bank at St. Matthew’s House. We received this message of thanksgiving from them on August 31st:
On behalf of St. Matthew’s House, but more importantly, the community that we serve, we would like to say THANK YOU for your donations of 247 pounds of food so far for 2022.
Throughout the last two years, we have noticed a large increase in seniors reaching out for support and staff have been busy helping them connect and improve many aspects in their life.
Programs at St. Matthew’s House offer a range of support from:
We are not able to provide these valuable programs without the generous support from people such as yourself. Through the pandemic, we have engaged with many seniors who faced isolation and food insecurity. Our jobs are far from finished. We strive to be a place where hope lives and this helps us ensure that those in need have the supports they require.
Again, I say thank you on behalf of St. Matthew’s House and all those in our community that we serve. If you have any questions, we are always just an email, phone call or click away. Please visit our website www.stmatthewshouse.ca to get all the up to date information.
Best Regards, Renée Wetselaar, Executive Director
If you would like to place flowers on the altar or at the chancel steps to honour or to celebrate your loved ones, please contact Donelle de Vlaming (289-239-9649).
(previously known as the Warming & Resting Centre)
WANTS YOU! Volunteers are required!
Shifts are approximately two and half hours on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday mornings. No experience necessary and training is provided on site.
If you are interested in being an on-site volunteer, please email or call Kerry Lubrick, Centre Coordinator at Kerryllubrick@gmail.com or 905-679-2818.
If you are able to offer off-site support or to make in-kind donations, please connect with David Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-520-5173.
Hospitality supplies: snacks (baked muffins/cookies), juice, milk, cream, cheese or other