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ANNOUNCEMENTS


UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS IN FEBRUARY & MARCH

Updated February 11, 2024

 

Office hours: Monday @9am-12pm (Admin. Assist); 

Wednesday @ 3-6pm (Incumbent), 

Thursday @3-6pm (Incumbent and Admin. Assist.); 

Friday @ 3-6pm (Incumbent)

Feb. 13, Tue. @5-7pm – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. There are no tickets to buy and no rsvp required. This is a first come, first serve event. Doors open promptly at 5pm, not any time before. Supper will include 3 pancakes (regular & blueberry), 3 sausages, real maple syrup and fun for all. Huge thanks to all those of you who volunteered and donated your time and treasure so that we were able to organize this first fundraising and fun event of the year. Proceeds will cover the expense and the surplus will be shared with the David Busby Centre in Barrie. 

 

Feb. 14 @7:00pm - Ash Wednesday - Holy Eucharist with the imposition of ashes offered only in person. 

 

The Bible Study (offered this week both in person and online via Zoom) will continue right after the church service, approximately around 7:45pm, and we will be finished by 8:30pm .  Currently we use a curriculum developed by TheBibleProject.com exploring each week a selection of audio-visual content that will guide us through the teachings of Jesus as we find them in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew chs. 5-7). All are welcome to drop-in occasionally or attend regularly if one would like to develop a weekly habit of reflecting on Jesus’ most famous teachings. Anyone can join us by this direct link or first opening your Zoom application, then Join Meeting, Type ID: 508 933 681 followed by the Passcode: 7227111.

 

The weekly Book Club continues to meet on Thursdays at 7:30pm,  via Zoom (Meeting ID: 705 881 8852 Passcode: 7227111). Our book club is continuing our spiritual journey through the imaginary lands of Narnia with the guidance of C.S. Lewis. This week we continue reading the 3rd book in the series of the Chronicles of Narnia, The Horse and His Boy. If you are interested in joining our small group of book lovers and C.S. Lewis fans, please talk to Rev. Sándor or call him at 705-881-8852 or email him at priest-stthomasshantybay@toronto.anglican.ca.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

 

Feb. 20th, Tue @6:30pm - Financial Meeting for Vestry Members via ZOOM in order to give members a chance to have a first look at the draft of the annual budget that was prepared by our treasurer, Scott, with the input from the churchwardens and the incumbent, and then can raise questions and concerns so that when come Vestry on Feb. 25, we do not have to spend too much time with the details before coming to the voting part. If you are unsure whether you are a Vestry Member, talk to Rev. Sándor or one of the churchwardens, Deborah or Davina.

 

Feb. 23, Fri. @7:30-8:30pm - The Concert in the Village series is rebooting with a concert called "Songs of Home" by the Pergau Family from Barrie. Entrance by free will offering. Please come if you are able and willing, and bring a friend, too, and enjoy this concert which contains familiar songs from various musicals and other genres that revolve around the theme of "home". Katie (Minister of Music at Burton Ave. United Church), Daniel (violinist) and their two talented children, Abby and Sam, look forward to sharing their musical gifts with all of us. 

 

Feb. 25, Sun. ANNUAL VESTRY MEETING following the 10am service, both in person and online via Zoom.

Mar. 2, Sat. @9am - Men's Breakfast organized by John Turtle to foster fellowship, friendship and while sharing some good food. We will be cooking sausages, bacon, eggs, pancakes. Should the men's breakfast prove to be popular we would plan to offer it several times each year. Indoor and outdoor. There will be no charge for this breakfast but a free will offering to be collected and donated to a local charity of your choice. John Turtle will buy the food and do the preparation. We will ask for a few volunteers on the day to help set up and prep. We will plan for 8 to 12 attendees, but no more than 15 in total. Let us know by email at stthomasshantybay@toronto.anglican.ca if you would like to volunteer or attend. 

 

Mar. 16, Sat. @10-1pm - Lenten Retreat - held in person. Open to all.

 

Mar. 17, Sun. @10am - The music for the Holy Eucharist will be provided by Jackie Bennett and the Thomas Trinity Band

 

Mar. 17, Sun. @6-9pm St. Patrick's Dinner. Details to come.

 

Mar. 28, Thu. @7pm Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist (in person only)

 

Mar. 29, Fri. @10am Good Friday Service (in person and via Zoom)

 

Mar. 31, @10am - Easter Sunday (in person and via Zoom)

 

2024 AWARE – Friday May 3 at 4:00PM to Sunday May 5th at 2:00PM 

Registration opens January 19, 2024 – register at awarepeterborough.com

AWARE stands for: A. All Women, W. Women - By God’s design A. Alive - In Jesus Christ

R. Renewed –In the Holy Spirit E. Enriched - For Service

AWARE is a retreat for women of all denominations and ages. It is a weekend of spiritual refreshment and challenge. It is a weekend that includes an excellent speaker, small group discussions, worshipful music, fun and fellowship, or the blissful solitude of sitting beside the lake and listening to the loons.

 

Office Tel: 705-722-7111; Rev. Sándor: 705 881 8852

Website: StThomasShantyBay.com

Email Office: stthomasshantybay@toronto.anglican.ca

Churchwardens: cw-stthomasshantybay@toronto.anglican.ca

Rev. Sándor: priest-stthomasshantybay@toronto.anglican.ca

 

   

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Rev. Sándor

Rev. Sándor

 28 Church St, Oro-Medonte, Ontario

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