The Month Ahead - October 2019
SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE
8:00 am - Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer - said)
9:30 am - Drop-in Guided Meditation (for 15 minutes)
10:00 am - Holy Eucharist (Book of Alternative Services - sung)
SPECIAL SERVICES THIS MONTH
Oct. 6, Sun. @10:00 am - Contemporary Eucharist. With the leadership and co-ordination of Dave Simpson we will continue to offer this worship service with contemporary songs on the first Sundays of the month up until June.
Oct. 6, Sun @5:00-5:15 pm - Blessing of the Animals on the church lawn by the hall. All furry, spiky, slimey, feathery friends great and small are welcome, just make sure they are on a leash or secured safely!
REGULAR WEDNESDAY SERVICES
Wed. @ 7:00-7:30 pm
(1st week Labyrinth Walk, 2nd week Taizé Prayer, 3rd week Contemplative Eucharist, 4th week Evening Prayer)
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY ON WEDNESDAYS
Wed. @ 7:30-8:30 pm - Drop-in Bible study.
Everyone is welcome any time and no former knowledge is necessary.
MONTHLY SMALL GROUPS
Oct. 3, Thu. @4:00-5:00 pm - The drop-in Church History survey continues with the story of the Unitarians, Baptists, and Quakers. We will watch a video for 30 min. and then talk about the emerging questions.
Oct. 10, Thu. @4:00-5:00 pm - Book Study of The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr, a New York Times bestseller, from one of the world’s most influential spiritual thinkers, exploring what it means that Jesus was called “Christ,” and how this forgotten truth can restore hope and meaning to our lives. Sign up, please, and let Rev. Sándor know if you would like to have a printed version of the book. You don't need to read anything ahead of time and you also can join us later at the following sessions (first Thursdays of the month).
SOCIAL EVENTS THIS MONTH
Oct. 25, Fri. @5:00-7:00pm - Family Dinner (Halloween costumes party) open to all families with young children. If you have young children and grandchildren and you would like to attend or participate, please let Davina know via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 26, Sat. @7:30-8:30 pm - Concert in the Village featuring Hawkins Johnston.
Hawkins Johnston is an adult contemporary singer songwriter who plays mainly as a solo performer throughout Southern Ontario. Singing and accompanying himself on guitar, his original tunes and unique interpretations of well known songs cover an eclectic mix of styles from folk, pop, blues, rock, country and jazz. His focus is on songs with strong storytelling and memorable melodies. After time spent honing his craft in bars, restaurants and cafes, his favourite audience experiences have recently been in smaller more intimate venues such as house concerts that offer the greatest connection with the audience.
For his performance at St Thomas he will be performing a selection of original songs from his latest album “Autumn Highway”. For more about Hawkins Johnston and his music please go to: hawkinsjohnston.com