Readings for Sunday 19th May, Pentecost Sunday
First Reading: Ezekiel 37.1-14
Psalm 104
Second Reading: Acts 2.1-21
Gospel: John 15.26-27, 16.4b-15
Psalm response: “Send forth your Spirit O God, and renew the face of the earth”

Live stream link for Sunday’s 10.00 am service:


Outreach for May is Women’s Month.
My Sister’s Place: Is many things to the 100 plus women who walk through its doors each day.
It is Safety. It is Support. It is Sisterhood. Women who access My Sisters’ Place range in age
from 16 – 70 and come from diverse backgrounds. Most have experienced abuse, trauma, and
isolation. More than 80% are dealing with mental health challenges.
Needs: panties (all sizes), hats/mittens, small birthday gifts, hairbrushes, feminine hygiene
products; craft items, wool, jewelry.
Anova: formerly Women’s Community House (WCH) and Sexual Assault Centre London
(SACL), Anova provides safe places, shelter, support, counselling, and resources for abused
women, their children, and all oppressed individuals to find a new start. Provides enhanced
sexual violence and prevention work for youth, and an integrated 24hour crisis and support line.
Needs: pajamas, slippers, colouring books and crayons, makeup, sheets, craft items, wool.

But, also don’t forget St. Paul’s Foodbank, May 12th, and Community Breakfasts, May 4th and

Breakfast program
Another long weekend and your Breakfast team is getting ready to serve wraps this Saturday. In
the ancient grain wraps will be a mixture of eggs, cheese, hamburger, peppers, onions, and taco
seasoning. Already our faithful bakers are bringing in muffins and treats. It is always hard to
judge how many might join us – so we’ll prep for 120 and have enough on hand to feed more
folks if they arrive. Last year we served 87 breakfasts which we now would consider a very slow
Wondering how you might help with this vital ministry? Donate: gently used spring / summer
clothing and shoes for men and women; toiletries are always appreciated – good razors, tooth
brushes, tooth paste, body wash, incontinence and women’s hygiene products; gently used sheets
and towels; and your financial donations make it possible for us to buy and serve quality food in
generous portions. Donate your time – we have a good number of volunteers of all ages and are
always glad to have more join the team. Please give the office a call. Our next breakfast is this
Saturday May 19th from 9 to 10:30 am. All are welcome!

St. Paul’s Food Bank. Our next Food Bank Sunday is Sunday, 9th June

Fundraising and Social

Yard Sale was rained out last Saturday, and has been rescheduled for Saturday 22nd June,
from 8:00am to 12:00 noon. Please contact the office or Derek Shadlock if you would like a

Coming up. the Pig Roast, and Auction on May 25th.
Tickets are now available for the Pig Roast and Auction, through the office or from Derek
Shadlock. Tickets are $20.00, and takeout dinners will be available for $25.00. Dinners will
include pork, potatoes, veggies, cole slaw and homemade pie.
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, or just bring
them to the church.

Women’s coffee gathering.
There has been a request to restart this gathering. The St Alban’s room (LGC was busy) is
booked for Wednesday – June 5th from 10-12:00. When we gather, we can talk about how often
we want to meet, times, location etc. and of course drink coffee, tea and have some good
old-time fellowship. This will be the start with a plan to continue in earnest in September!
Provided, of course, there is interest! Any questions, please contact Sharon or Glenda.

Let’s Celebrate

Birthdays! This week Mary A , Diane B.  and Barb P. celebrate, so happy
birthday to them all!!

And also congratulations to Jacqui and Cam D., who celebrate their anniversary this week.