The complimentary Christmas
Dinner Dec 25th, was served at
noon to 95 people. Young &
old, rich & poor, enjoyed turkey, ham and all the trimmings.
Deacon Jane leads the 'Angel Tree
Christmas Program'. Please speak to her if you'd like to help with
gifts for children, offered by 'Prison Fellowship Canada'.
We had a great turn out in the
Parish Hall for the viewing of the National Church film 'Stolen
Land, Strong Hearts".
RUMMAGE Sale is the end of this
month, time to gather our treasures!
Canterbury College Collection
As we collect of the Kingsville Food
Bank we are asked to focus on Kleenex, Peanut Butter; Kraft Dinner;
Tinned Fruit, Bags of Potatoes. We could also use small plastic
containers (margarine size) and small jars for dish and laundry
detergent. The Food Bank appreciates every and all donations. Thank
Golf Tournament. Epiphany fielded 20 golfers
all noticable by their Orange shirts! The tournament raised $14,600.
May 31st & June 1st were our Rummage Sale
Thank you to everyone for your treasures and support! We raised
$2,999.80 ! Next one is OCT!
Doll Making is the first Tuesday of
each month in the parish hall. We have now begun our summer break.
See you in September to join us as we create and socialize in
a ministry to the children of the hospital. Occasionally we make
bags for the jail, and quilts for baptised babies. No skill
will be made in the fall. We had a very
successful year and must thank all our faithful workers, supporters
and customers! We rest now and resume in September!
Pancake Supper was on Shrove Tuesday.
Thank you to all who helped.
HHF/PWRDF Sunday is always the 1st
Sunday in May and we held our annual 'Loonies for the Lord'. This
event raised $1,200 for the mission and the money is taken to the
Diocesan Synod Service for offering, at the end of May
Lenten services followed with a
lenten study to enhance our disciplines this year. It was very
successful. 'It's time to...Stop, Pray, Work, Play & Love' was
also available in video format online for those who could not attend
at the parish.
At Christmas we collected for the Good
Fellows Food Hampers 1 Kg jars of Peanut butter to fill our windows
and help others in the community.
Rector visited 20 shutins with their Christmas Communion the week before.
We are currently collecting wool to
make hats for infants.
COATS for ADULTS
Our Collection of coats for the Adult winter
coats program, is very popular. Coats went out to those in need, as well
as hat/mitten/scarf sets. We do keep some coats but after the distribution
days most of the coats then move on to another town for continued distribution.
LOONIES FOR THE LORD
* HHF/PWRDF *
On HHF Sunday (1st Sunday in May) we attempted to arrange
donated loonies the length of the isle. We again raised over $1200
which is taken to the Diocesan Annual Synod service for the Huron Hunger
Fund/PWRDF to help with projects throughout Canada and the world.
collects for the Kingsville Food bank by not only publishing needs in the
church bulletin weekly but also having a grocery cart at the entrance for
people to easily donate.
outside stairwell construction
Viewing of "Stolen Land, Strong Hearts'
All groups resume
Epiphany offers Wednesday Eucharist's to Southgate,
Royal Oak and Kingsville Court residents in this community. Keep your eye
on the events calendar for dates.
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E reports are available to those
who email a request for them. Sunday's bible readings, a synopsis of the
sermon and announcements are available in the mailing.