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St. George's Blessing of the Animals Services
(the Feast of St Francis of Assisi)

October 2nd, 2016 at 4:00 pm

All Pets Welcome


L'Arche is a treasure in our community of Transcona, their work with those living with intellectual difficulties is a beacon of light to humanity.  

St George's received a letter recently asking for the support of friendship.  They are beginning a 'special friend' program where volunteers meet with a core member and visit for a while, to socialize, go for coffee, have a walk around the mall or other similar activities.  
Friendship and community are beautiful things to share.  If you would like further information please contact Liz from L'Arche through an email here.


With the Anglican Church being in Full Communion with the Lutheran Church we get to do some cool things together.


This is a gentle reminder that in these icy times we have parishioners who are not so steady on their feet.  Please keep the parking spots close to the church free for those who need to park closer to the building.  

Having a blue disabled parking pass is only useful in the city of Winnipeg parking spots.  

At St George's we use a much better system, it is called consideration .  So please consider the needs of others :)


Thank You

This is what the family of the church is about.  I love all the things we do together, I know there are many things that go on outside of the church that have not been mentioned - and that is what makes St George's a fabulous bunch of people to worship with and a great family to be part of.

Again, I say - Thank You


December 4th, 2016:

Consecration Of The Church
By Our Bishop


If you can spare an hour on either a Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning from 7:30-8:30, the breakfast club at Wayota school would love to have you help serve breakfast. Pop the bread in the toaster and the kids will love you. It is fun and very rewarding to know that kids are learning better because they are fed!

Also at Wayoata School, any hour on a weekly basis to sit and listen to a child read is a great way to be involved with the young people in our community. The teacher in the classroom chooses the books, all you have to do is listen and support the child in their reading.

Please talk to Rev Helen if you are interested in either program.

 

2011 marked our 100th anniversary.

Centennial Booklet Can Be Downloaded Here

 

100th Anniversary Stained Glass Window

 

Companion Diocese

As part of the World Wide Anglican Communion, Diocese are encouraged to partner with Diocese around the world, to learn and support each other. For many year Rupert's Land Diocese has been in mutual partnership with the Diocese of Central Buganda.

It is a beneficial relationship of friendship and collaboration.


Theresa Gibson is heading to Calgary
to participate in ACPO.

What is ACPO, you may wonder?

The Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination, ACPO, is a national discernment process advisory to bishops. At an annual discernment conferences, ACPO evaluates all persons seeking acceptance as postulants for ordination to the priesthood in the Anglican Church of Canada and provides a prescriptive evaluative report for bishops and those assessed. A typical ACPO report advises a bishop about the 'personal strengths and weaknesses of candidates, the nature of their personal faith, their present understanding and potential for Christian ministry, and their understanding of vocation.' Theresa went to Calgary as part of the discernment process in her journey toward ordained ministry.  She has been invited to continue on the path that is before her.  Congratulations!

Theresa has been invited to continue
on the path that is before her.

Congratulations!


The House of Bishops is one of three "houses" or orders making up General Synod, the chief governing body of the Anglican Church of Canada. The other two houses are clergy and laity. Chaired by the Primate, the House of Bishops consists of all bishops in Canada, including diocesan, suffragan, and coadjutor bishops. The House of Bishops meets regularly and issues pastoral and other statements from time to time. 

Rupert's Land Diocese is hosting the annual "House and Spouse" event next week, so please keep our bishops in your prayers.

Services

Sunday Mornings
10:30 am

Coffee served after the Service
all are welcome!

Sunday School
Begins on September 18th, 2016
10:30 am (excluding July and August)


Monday Evening:
Contemplative Eucharist
7:00 pm
EXCEPT LONG WEEKENDS


Wednesday Evening:
Youth Group At The Church
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Men's Breakfast
9:30 am, October 29th, 2016
At ________________



Annual General Meeting will be held on

February 5th, 2017

12:00 Start Time - Lunch Provided


Youth Group:We have a small and committed group of young people who have asked for a bible study youth group. The group will be self determining, so that means they will choose how they want to operate. We are going to trial until Christmas and see how things go. The initial thought was that it would be a weekly event, Thursday evenings at St George's from 7pm till 9pm.

If you have a child or grandchild between the ages of 12 and 18, they are welcome. Please come out and join us, there will be fun and learning along the way.


Our Crafting Group starts up again in preparation for this years Christmas Bazaar at the
Seniors Centre on Whittier Ave
(November 26th, 2016).

If you would like to learn how to knit, crochet or sew, there are plenty of capable hands to get you making dishcloths for the sale.

The group meets AT ST. GEORGE'S
every Monday, 1-3pm.  
All skill levels welcome.


Bellringer News: Future issues of the Bellringer are not being considered at this time. Please watch your Sunday bulletin for news of upcoming events, etc.

(available via email, contact our office to subscribe.)


September 12th, 2016:

Wayoata School breakfast and reading program starts up again.

Volunteers welcome


4 Session Bible Study Let us discover the teachings of Jesus in the words of the Charles Dickens classic  A Christmas Carol . We will dive deep into the dark, sad, greedy world of Scrooge and discovers a man in dire need of a second chance. Along with Scrooge, we meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future and in the process learn about living with and for others in a world blessed by Jesus. Rediscover and reinvigorate your Christian faith this Advent and Christmas season and look at this familiar classic through the lens of faith.

Chapters include: 

  1. Bah! Humbug!
  2. The Remembrance of Christmas Past
  3. The Life of Christmas Present
  4. The Hope of Christmas Future
Our Dates are :
Thursday 7-8:30pm on
13th October;
27th October;
10th November;
24th November





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