Readings for Sunday 12th February, Epiphany 6
First reading: Deuteronomy 30.15-20
Second reading: 1 Corinthians 3.1-9
Gospel: Matthew 5.21-37
Psalm 119 response: “Happy are they who walk in the law of God”.
Here is the link for Sunday’s service: https://youtube.com/live/pNKTNpTAClM?feature=share
As of Sunday 5th February, Fr. Bill decided that it was time to lift the mask mandate for St.
Jude’s, but wearing a mask is always your personal choice. However, if you are not feeling well,
have a cough, sore throat, runny nose, etc., please do not attend any event at St. Jude’s.
Coffee hours will also resume between the two Sunday services.
The office is open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday.
Prayer and Pastoral Care
Cycle of Prayer for February
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, Musical solo
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, 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, Women’s group
Fun and Funds: Coffee house, Trivia, Auctions, Pig Roast & Turkey take out meal team, garage
sale (many on Covid hold temporarily).
Please hold the following people and those they love and trust in prayer:
Linda, Pat and Sean; Raj and Sangeeta; Cyndi; Diane and Jack plus Linda; Debbie; Win; Marie
and Bob; Ruth; Phyllis; Mary Barb; Dave and Marylynn; Nelson; Ruth; Precious; Stephanie;
Alex; David, Elizabeth, Diane, Dave and Joanne, Valerie, Leigh plus Keith and Karleen; Joseph
and Erin plus John; Geoff plus Linda and Randy, Kelly; Baby Caleb, Autumn; Karen; Houda and
Len, Nancy; Paul and Jan; Dominique, Cathie; Heather; Kalyn and Cindy, Phil, Marcella, Sharon
And those known to each of you alone and to those who have no one to name or remember them
Rest in Peace
Jon ……….., May his soul find rest eternal and rise in glory and wife Barb, sister- in Law Diane
and all the family find strength, comfort, and in time peace as they grieve this sudden death.
We Pray for
Bishop Todd, Bill our priest and all clergy as they take the lead in sharing the good news of
the kingdom as delivered to the world through the life and teachings of Jesus. May all who hear
and value this information share the message through their words, actions, and way of life.
We Pray for
The people impacted by major earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. those who have lost their
lives and those that grieve, those trapped in collapsed structures, those that are injured, those out
in the cold with no medical support, food, water or shelter, and the first responders. May the
world respond to this human needs crisis and offer the support and resources needed to help
these hurting people and give them hope for a future.
We Pray for
All those impacted by war, terrorism, oppression, abuse, racism; the vulnerable and
marginalized. May the global community and we at home advocate for peace and sharing of
resources so all are safe and have an opportunity to flourish as all are children of the creator.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which falls on February 22nd
this year. During the season of Lent we typically offer a faith formation program, but Fr. Bill is recommending we join, via Zoom, London Deanery’s study, focusing on a book by Amy-Jill Levine called “Entering the Passion of Jesus; A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week.”
Fr. Bill has 10 copies of the book available for purchase at a cost of $25. If you would like one,
please email Fr. Bill at [email protected] , or speak to him on Sunday.
The series runs from 7.30 to 8.30 pm, every Monday, beginning on 27th February, and concluding
on April 2nd with a session with the author of the book.
Save the Date
Anglican Fellowship of Prayer presents The Bishop’s Prayer Conference on Saturday May 6th at
10:00 am – 3 pm at Church of St. Jude, London. Cost $20.00
The Intersection of Prayer and Music: Encountering these practices as Individuals and as Faith
Communities, with the Rev’d. Andreas Thiel, Rector of St. Matthew’s, Windsor and former
To register please contact: the Rev’d Ann Webber at [email protected], or by calling or
texting info to 226-373-1391
FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK THE POSTER in the narthex.
Outreach for February
London Intercommunity Health Centre:
Daily programs are offered to clients and community members to improve their health and
wellness, such as arts and crafts, nutrition classes, book club, Indigenous sharing circles, harm
reduction sessions and personal growth workshops.
Needs: toilet paper, canned goods, family size and personal toiletries, crafts, cards, games.
With sincere thanks from the Outreach committee for your continued support.
St. Paul’s Food Bank
Our next Food Bank Sunday is this Sunday, 12th February. They would appreciate Cereals ,
Mac & Cheese , Spaghetti Noodles , spaghetti Sauce , coffee and tea bags, and containers.
Our next breakfast is Saturday February 18th from 9 – 10:30 am. All are welcome!
Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal
The PWRDF is appealing for donations to help the rescue or recovery efforts in those stricken
countries, Please go to their website at https://pwrdf.org/ And click on news to find how to help.
Happy Birthday!! This week to Mary Anne C.(5th February), Mike A. (9th) and
Jared S. (11th) . Hope you all celebrated/celebrate well!!