Announcements for May 13, 2018

Announcements for May 13, 2018

What's New: 

Coffee servers needed:  Two or three 10.00am coffee servers needed please.  Only once a month. Can you help?  See Sheila - 250-756 3126.

Rector absent next week:  David will be attending a Diocesan Clergy Conference from May 14 - 17th.  For pastoral emergency please contact Caleb Lawrence at 250-729-0629.

What's Happening at St. Philip's:


St. Philip by the Sea Church Tea and Bake Sale: Sat. May 12th from 1:30 to 4 pm. 
Adults: $10.00 Children 6-12 years: $5.00. Under 6 years: free.

June Newsletter:   Please send your articles, stories, helpful hints, exciting family news, etc. to Yvonne at [email protected] .  Yvonne would like to have the newsletter completed in time for the church picnic on Sunday, June 24th so please send your submissions soon!

Community News: 

Harmonies for Hope:  Saturday, May 12th - 7:30 pm at St. Philip by-the-Sea.  A concert of  Classical and Popular Favorites.  Benefit for the Taleb  Family Refugee Sponsorship Group.  Featuring students of Donna  Falconer's Voice Studio and Panache Singers.   Admission at the door by donation.  Suggested  Donation: $20 adults, $10 students, $5 children 12 and under.

Gary Fjellgaard and Valdy are coming to St. Andrew’s United Church on May 12th at 8pm. Tickets  are $30/person and available in the church office,  Carol Anderson, Yours and Mine Fashion, and Tom Lee Music.  Come help us celebrate our 125th Anniversary.

SECOND SUNDAYS at FIRST invites you to enjoy singing The 10 Greatest Evening Hymns with choir, organ, piano, and brass at Ladysmith First United Church (Third Avenue at High Street)  on Sunday, May 13, 2018 4 pm.  Part singers especially welcomed. An offering will be received for First's Music Program. This is  an ongoing monthly series.  Other dates include: 4 pm on Sunday, June 10, 2018 - A Celebration of Organ Pot-Boilers/ 4 pm on Sunday, July 8, 2018 - A Potpourri of Patriotic Pleasers / 4 pm on Sunday, August 12, 2018 60 Years of Playing Organ Favourites Freeman Dryden’s 60th Anniversary as an Organist /4 pm on Sunday, Sept.9, 2018 The 10* Greatest Scottish Psalms /4 pm on Sunday, Oct.14, 2018 The 10 Greatest Hymns of Thanksgiving /4 pm on Sunday, Nov.11, 2018 A Remembrance of Remembrance Days Hymns, Anthems and Instrumentals with Choir, Organ, and Brass (time TBA) on Sunday, Dec.9, 2018 FIRST’s musicians will be at the Ladysmith Choirfest. 

e contact Joy Adams Bauer ([email protected] or 250.740.1162)

Reforming Tradition: A Conversation with Remi De Roo
Thursday, June 21 2018, 11:45am to 1:15pm
Hickman Building 105, University of Victoria
One of Canada’s longest serving Catholic bishops, participant in Vatican II, scholar, author, advocate on behalf of the poor and critic of capitalism--Remi De Roo has led a remarkable 94 year life of faith in action. Join him for an intimate encounter that includes a public interview with former CBC host Ian Alexander, and questions from the audience. Light refreshments will be served.

Global Village Nanaimo-Fair Trade Store open in May!  The Global Village Nanaimo seasonal Fair Trade Store is open for the month of May to celebrate Fair Trade Month. Come see us at Nanaimo North Town Center in Nanaimo between May 4 - 26, 2018.  This store is a not-for-profit social enterprise that sells only fair trade goods, including house wares, gift items, accessories, baskets and some food items. or facebook Global Village Nanaimo. Volunteers are needed and will be welcomed as well.