Readings for next Sunday, 1stNovember, All Saints Day; First reading: Revelation 7.9-17; Psalm 34.1-10, 22; Second reading: 1 John 3.1-3; Gospel: Matthew 5.1-12

Prayer and Pastoral Care

Please pray this week for: Toby- Lindsey- Erin- Theresa and family; Ruth; Victoria plus Karen and Debbie; Nelson; Ray; Margaret; Pat and Sean; Brenda; Laurel and Rob; Nancy June; Susan; Stephanie and Ron; Scott and Logan; Beth; Mary Anne; Cate; Don and Shirley; Cathy and Susan; Charles and Pauline; Irene and Yoli; Izzy; Phyllis; Jen; Alison; Donna; Wendy; Jamie and Cathie plus Keith, Lorraine and Gord; Diane, Paul and Jan; Fred and Marlene; Margaret and Anita; Davina and Sangceta; Amanda; Jennifer; Joanne and Baby Charlie. AND for those who are in need of prayer but have no one today to remember them by name; and those known to each of you alone.

Pray for – all persons impacted by COVID19 especially as numbers soar, and for those overwhelmed with life restrictions needed to be good neighbours.

Pray forall the Halloween related happenings, for kids going out, for those staying put, for those handing out or not handing out “goodies”. May love and understanding ring true as each decision is unique.

Cycle of Prayer for October – Teach – Discipling “To teach, baptize, and nurture new believers” and indeed all believers, by fostering Christian development in new participant, long time members and everyone in between.  Prayer: Lord, fill us with your welcoming spirit that we may faithfully teach, baptize, and nurture those who come to believe in you. Let your glory fill this place. Let your glory fill this world!

We honour ministries in support of DISCIPLING: the Second Mark of Mission Music: Choirs; music scholars, musical directions Knowledge: Christian Development – Bible and Book Studies; Education for Ministry  Children and Youth: Sunday school; Huron Church Camp; Youth Activities Exploration  Prayer: Prayer and Pastoral Care Team; St Jude’s Prayer Book; Anglican Fellowship of Prayer (AFP); World Day of Prayer; Devotional Booklet Resources; Touching Base Phone Group Communicating: Communications Team; Photography; Call Networks  Leadership: Wardens; Parish Council; Synod Reps; Deanery groups; Office and Administration staff Hospitality and Fellowship: Welcome Team; Greeters; Coffee Hour Hosts; Set Up Crew; Lunch Bunch; Social Committee; Name Tags Men’s group; Women’s group Fun and Funds: Coffee house; Trivia; Auctions; High Teas; Broadway Singers; Pig Roast team Other: St Alban memorabilia and artifacts; COVID Management team.


FundScrip – Rick will take your card orders this week up until Sunday evening, 1stNovember(the order goes in on the 2nd November). Please get your payment to him at 7 Daleview Crescent by then.

Advent Turkey Dinner – The Fund Raising Social Committee has decided to do another Takeout Dinner, with similar organization as the recent Pig Roast. This will be on Saturday November 28th, 4:30 P.M. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 per person. It will be a Turkey Dinner with potatoes, dressing, veggies and pie for dessert. As before, you will have to pre-order and select a pick-up time. More details will follow, but mark your calendars!


Community Breakfast Program – The next take out breakfast is this Saturday, 31st October, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 am.

This week’s picture is the Sunday School Group with their pumpkins, all ready for Halloween!

Clocks go back this weekend, put yours back Saturday night one hour!