Chimes (January 29, 2023)


Epiphany IV

Lections: Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15 (Refrain:  The just shall dwell on Your holy mountain.); 1 Corinthians 1:18-3; Matthew 5:1-12

9:30am: Ascension Café

11:00am: Family Service

  • Officiant/Homilist: The Very Reverend William Bellamy

Readers: Zachary Dawe

Hymns: Here I Am, Lord p. 20; Lord's Prayer Chant p. 32; Come Let us Sing of a Wonderful Love p. 9; This Little Light of Mine p.49

Ministry & Mission at the Ascension

    • Family Service Fellowship: This Sunday, we will not have a cup of tea after the Family Service. Instead, we ask that you join us in fellowship at the Ascension Café at 9:30 a.m.
    • Wednesday Lenten Services: Each Wednesday in Lent we will hold an evening service (BAS/Evening Prayer) at 7 p.m., beginning on Wednesday, March 1. If you are interested in reading at any of the Lenten services, please sign the sheet located at the entrance of the church. Thank you.
    • Ecumenical Service: The Ecumenical Service in celebration of Mount Pearl Frosty Festival will be held Sunday, February 12, at 3:00 p.m. in Our Lady, Queen of Families (formerly St. Peter’s) Roman Catholic Church. A reception will follow in the church hall. People from all congregations in Mount Pearl are participating, and all are welcome.
    • Tax receipts: Tax receipts for the 2022 year are available for pick up at the entrance of the church. Any receipts that have not been picked up by February 28 will be mailed to the address we have on file. If you have not already picked up your church envelopes, please remember to do that as well. Thank you.
    • Christmas Memorials: Booklets for Christmas Memorials are available at the entrance of the church. Thank you.
    • Crafternoon: Come join members of the ACW as we make greeting cards for an outreach project. This event will take place on Monday, February 6, from 2 - 4 p.m. and is open to ALL members of the parish. No experience necessary and all materials will be supplied. We'll put the kettle on, feel free to bring a snack if you wish.
    • Ascension Prayer Cycle: We would like to up-date our list of names on the Ascension Prayer Cycle. If you have a name to be added or if you know of a name that can be removed, please contact the office. Thank you.
    • Poinsettias: You are welcome to take any of the poinsettias from our Christmas services. They are located on the table at the entrance of the church.
    • Attention Counters and Sidespersons: The schedules for both of these ministries are available. You may pick them up at the entrance of the church. They will also be posted on the bulletin boards for your convenience. Thank you.
    • AGM Reports: It’s that time of year once again. We are requesting that all church groups submit their yearly reports to the church office by Friday, February 10, 2023. These reports are for the 2022 year. Thank you.
    • Help Needed: We are looking for individuals to join our Audio-Visual team to help with the live-streaming of our services. We are also looking for individuals to operate the sound board for the microphones. No experience necessary for either position as training will be provided. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact the church office or a member of the Audio-Visual team.
    • Food Bank: Please remember those in need. When you are picking up your groceries, please add an item or two and drop it in the food bank box at the entrance of the church. Thank you to all parishioners who have contributed to the food bank. Items are much needed and greatly appreciated!
    • Church Givings: If you have offerings for the church, you may:
      • drop them off at the drop box on the front steps (to the right). This mailbox is monitored regularly;
      • e-transfer to [email protected]. Be sure to indicate where you would like your donation allocated;
      • contact the office to sign up for preauthorized givings. Church number is 368-5693 or email [email protected].
      • If you have givings at home and you are unable to bring them to the church, please let us know and we will arrange to have them picked up.
    • Services During the Week:
      • Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, Epiphany 5: 11:00am, BAS/HE

      Other Documents

      Anglian Church of Canada One Licence #733242-A Book of Alternative Services The Taizé Community Book of Common Praise GIA Publications Wee Worship Book The Iona Community CCLI License # 1733318Resources for Chimes from the above sources