Sunday 21st January 2024, Epiphany 3 Readings
First reading: Jonah 3.1-5,10
Psalm 62.6-14
Second reading: 1 Corinthians 7.29-31
Gospel: Mark 1.14-20

Psalm response: “Take refuge in God, all you people”

Link for Sunday’s 10.00 am service:


Outreach for January. Socks Share: Gathering new socks and underwear for all ages.
Suggestion for socks is those with some wool that last longer than white cotton. Donations will
be blessed during a service.
The socks will be shared with Unity Project, St. Joseph’s House with CCLC and My Sisters

St. Paul’s Food Bank
Our next Food Bank Sunday is Sunday, 11th February

Breakfast Program
The next breakfast is this Saturday, 20th January

Fundraising and Social

Church calendars are available from any Chancel Guild member, at $10.00 each, really good
value as this price hasn’t changed in many years!

An invitation. We invite you to “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” on January 27th, 2024, a
parish event that we are bringing back! Format- a parish family/person hosts 4-8 other parish
members in their home for a potluck dinner with a great evening of conversation and
story-telling. No one knows who will be showing up until they arrive!
The host/hostess provides 1) hors d’oeuvres, and the other 3 individuals/couples who are guests
supply either 2) salad and vegetables or 3) main course or 4) dessert. All participants supply
their own alcoholic drinks.
Sign up sheets are in the Narthex. Please write your name(s) the sign up sheet, or contact David
Belford, by January 21st. When signing up please indicate which role (host/hostess or guest)
you choose and which dish you will bring. If you have any questions please contact David or
Cheryle Anne at [email protected].
David Belford, Cheryle Anne Mac Belford

Choir news. The choir is back in full swing, with rehearsals every Thursday night at 7.30 pm.
New members are especially welcome, just show up on Thursday.
Easter is early this year, and the first Sunday of Lent is 18th February. The choir will also be
starting “Festival Choir” rehearsals on Thursday, January 25th at 7:30, and will be preparing
music for Holy Week every Thursday, followed by preparation for music for weekly services.
If you can spare time to join just the Festival Choir (a more limited commitment), come on
January 25th.

Learning Together

Advance notice, Lenten study series.
London area Anglican Churches present “Give up Cruelty, Take Up Compassion” a Lenten
journey with author John Pavlovitz. This is a Zoom event, on three Mondays, 4th, 18th and 25th
March, at 7.30 pm. Register at [email protected], and see the notice in the Narthex for full

Let’s Celebrate

Happy Birthday this week to Judy B. (14th January), Faye G. (16th), Ray D.
(18th) and Amanda C. (20th). Hope you all had or have a great celebration!

And, congratulations to Babu and Thampi V., who celebrated their wedding anniversary
on 14th January.