If you come at your usual time for the 8.30 service on Sunday, only to find it’s over, it’s because
you forgot to put your clocks forward the night before. Yes, believe it or not, it’s “Spring
forward” time this weekend, and your clocks should go forward one hour.
But, good news, you’ll be in good time for the 10.00 am service!

First Reading: Numbers 21.4-9
Psalm 107.1-3, 17-22
Second Reading: Ephesians 2.1-10
Gospel John 3.14-21
Psalm response: “God’s steadfast love endures for ever”

Livestream link for Sunday’s 10.00 am service:



Outreach for March. Due to the need in our community we felt support for the Community
Breakfast Program and the St. Paul’s Food bank would be really appreciated. There are 3 full
breakfasts in March, 2nd, 16th and 30th. And, for St. Paul’s Food Bank, March 10th.

Breakfast program
We served 115 breakfast friends. The hot entrée was beef and egg wraps.
We thank our volunteers:
Last Friday:
• 10 who prepared the wraps ready for cooking, wrapped the muffins and treats, and
prepared food boxes for our breakfast families
• 4 who sized and hung the clothing donations, sized the shoe donations, put out hats,
scarves, socks, and miscellaneous linens and kitchenware.
on Saturday morning, including
• 4 in the kitchen
• 8 serving the breakfast buffet
• 2 delivering toiletries from the trolley
• 4 visiting with and assisting our breakfast friends
We also thank Kathy in the office and Deb our custodian for their ongoing support of the
Breakfast Ministry.
We assisted a young man newly employed in a construction job looking for warm clothes to
Two thin air mattresses that were recently donated found a home with a suitable candidate.
Our hot beverage service has now pivoted to self-serve, which has been enthusiastically received
by our breakfast friends.
We have had requests for the following:
Shoes: size 12 men’s shoes and running shoes, size 11 women’s shoes and size 13 boy’s shoes.
Clothing: Size 10 clothing for 6 ft. tall, size 40 to 46 men’s jeans.
Toiletries; Soap, shampoo, body wash, shave cream, tooth brushes, deodorant and Gillette
disposable razors ( these last longer than no name brand).
The next Breakfast is on Saturday 16th March.

St. Paul’s Food Bank. Our next Food Bank Sunday is this Sunday, 10th March. As always,
they will appreciate cereal, canned meat, canned vegetables, baked beans, pasta sauce, peanut
butter, coffee and tea, rice, granola bars and toilet paper.

Fundraising and Social

ACW Monthly meeting is on Wednesday March 13th, at 12.00 noon in St. Martha Room as
usual. Bring your bag lunch, and tea and fellowship is provided. The meeting will start at
12.30 pm, and all ladies of the parish are invited and welcome.

Men of St. Jude, not to be outdone by the ACW ladies, will have a coffee hour in the LGC Room
at 10.00 am on Tuesday 19th March. All men welcome – bring a friend if you like.

Trivia Night!! Is coming once more, on Saturday April 6th at 7.00 pm. There will be tables of
six, and individuals are welcome to join others to make up a table.
The answer to last week’s Trivia question is, Maple syrup!
This week’s question: Blackfriars Bridge is the longest working bridge of its type in North
America, at 65.8 meters long. What type of Bridge is it?

Learning Together

Lenten Studies
1. London and Area Churches present “Give up Cruelty, take up Compassion”, a Lenten journey
with author John Pavlovitz. This is a Zoom event, continuing on Mondays 18th and 25th March, at
7.30 pm. Register at [email protected], and see the notice in the Narthex for more details.
2. St. Paul’s Cathedral Noon Lenten Speaker Series, every Wednesday has begun, and continues
on 13th, 20th and 27th March. Titled “Servanthood and Sacrifice” this is a cross-cultural and
interfaith discussion series.
A light vegetarian lunch will be served by the cathedral’s ACW members after each session. For
more details, contact the Rev’d. Canon Kevin George at [email protected] or call
519-434-3225. For more details, see the poster in the Narthex.

Let’s Celebrate

Happy birthday! This week to Doug F. (3rd March), Susan E. and Eileen E.
(6th), Nelson E. and Babu V. (7th), Mateo I. (8th), and Cathy R (9th).
Hope you all had or have a happy day!

And, Congratulations to Joanne and Frank F. on their 50th
anniversary, which they celebrate on 8th March!!