Readings for Sunday 21st April, Easter 4.
First Reading: Acts 4.5-12
Psalm 23
Second Reading: 1 John 3.16-24
Gospel: John 10.11-18
Psalm response: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want”

Live stream link for Sunday’s 10.00 am service:


Outreach for April
We continue to support our church outreach to the community in our breakfast program and
the diocesan foodbank. Please remember Earth Day and support London activities.
St. Paul’s Foodbank – April 14th, Community Breakfast – April 6th and 20th, Earth Day – Monday
April 22nd.

Breakfast Program
We served 101 at our last breakfast, and the team will prep for 120 this week. With the
warming weather, friends are looking for lighter clothing such as tee-shirts and cotton clothing.
Did you know that we are happy to take small kitchen items and appliances such as toasters that
are in good repair?
Thank you as always for the outstanding support given to this program. Our next breakfast is
this Saturday April 20th. All are welcome!

St. Paul’s Food Bank. Our next Food Bank Sunday is 12th May.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund.
Their focus is on:
• Health
• Food security and climate change
• Empowering women and girls
• Indigenous communities
• Disaster Response and Humanitarian Relief
• Supporting Refugees
For several years, PWRDF has supported the al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza with surgical
equipment, improved access to health care and during emergencies. After the violence this past
weekend, its director, Suhaila Tarazi, issued an emergency appeal to support its health services
in this time of crisis. PWRDF has responded with a grant of $30,000. This grant will cover the
cost to employ six additional nurses, two doctors, five operating room specialists, one
psychosocial specialist and four cleaners to work at the hospital for the next three months.
Janette Newcombe will be setting up a display board to share information on the excellent work
that is done by this organization.

Fundraising and Social

Coming up. the Pig Roast, and Auction on May 25th. The Fundraising Committee is looking for
your donations of new or gently used items for the auction/silent auction. Please contact the
office if you have any items to donate.

ACW meeting report
This year we have made 66 apple pies, all sold quickly, and meat pies will be made in May.
This year we have sent 11 boxes of clothes to Kenora. No catering has been done, and Crafts
continue to be made for the Bazaar.

Meetings and Events

68th London Scout Group is having their annual E-Waste and Scrap Metal Drive on Friday
April 19th to Sunday April 21st.
It will be in the Rona+ parking lot corner of Fanshawe and Hyde Park Road, Friday 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday from 8am to 5pm, Sunday from 9am to 2pm.
Simply drop off your old electronics and scrap metal, free of charge, to have them recycled in an
environmentally friendly way. At this time we will also be taking household batteries. There will
be a bucket in the Narthex for just the batteries.

ACW Annual Diocesan Meeting and Conference, “All Glory, Laud & Honour”, Church of
the Ascension, 2060 Dundas St East, London, on Saturday April 27th.
Registration, meet and greet, coffee and tea at 9 am, Morning Prayer at 10 am ,followed by the
Lunch catered by the Church of the Ascension. Cost of lunch is $18.00, paid in advance by
April 15th, $20.00 at the door.
After lunch the Guest speaker is Reverend Dawn Davis on “Power of Prayer”.
Holy Eucharist at 2.00 pm.
See the registration form posted in the Narthex.

Let’s Celebrate

Birthdays! This week Jonathan and Ray celebrate, so Happy Birthday to them both!

And, Cindy and Randy celebrate their wedding anniversary this week, so congratulations to
them both!