Please find the bulletin for the service in PDF format above. The scriptures can be read by clicking the links below, as well as previews of the songs. Thanks to Rev. Dr. Thomas Brauer for being with us this morning!
As we approach September 30, 2022, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, there are many resources to explore. Canadian Baptist Ministries has a number of articles at “Walking together in a Good Way” that give a good framework to undertaking the life-long work of reconciliation. From the website: ‘Now, let’s start off this journey with this acknowledgment, “You don’t know what you don’t know” … and let’s follow that acknowledgment with, “Now that you know, how then shall we live.” Now let’s take that first step.’ – Cheryl Bear
As the school year starts up once again, looking after basic details like diet, sleep, stress reduction and more can slip. New routines are being worked out, and the disruptions are sometimes difficult to adjust to. In the article “Learning About Self-Care from the Old Testament”, the author looks at the story of Elijah, and reminds us that rest, nutrition, hydration and quiet are necessary for our wellbeing, especially our mental health.
Bishop Stephen London has released the documentFinding Our Way as a blueprint for guiding the Diocese of Edmonton into the future. It begins with the Gospel at the Center and includes five Principlesand 12 Goals. This week, we highlightGoal #5: Team Ministry.
Our 2022 Fall Kickoff is going to be a party! We are excited to be hosting the Fall Kickoff on September 11th after our service – Next Week! We will have fellowship and engagement, with activities, games, prizes and food – be sure to invite your family, friends, and other parishioners as we celebrate together.
Please note:parking will be affected this day. The back alley will be blocked off and have no through traffic. The East gravel parking lot will only be accessible from the East access. There will be no available parking in the alley exceptthe single accessible parking spot on the West end. There is available street parking, as well as a paved parking lot to the West of the church that is available for use.
Please sign upthis in the lobby for help with this event. We are also requesting that our parishioners bring a little bit of food to share with each other and our community. If you have questions, please direct them email@example.com.
Ride for Refuge
Wendell is recruiting cyclists to participate in this fall’s Ride for Refuge event to raise support for Ratanak International, an organization that is dedicated to preventing human trafficking in Cambodia and to rescuing and restoring victims:www.ratanak.org/. The ride will take place along Edmonton’s beautiful river valley trails on October 1 and be followed by a catered meal at a park. Please let Wendell now if you would like to join the “EPCOR Cycle Breakers” team or help sponsor any of the team members.
Please keep an eye on your emails regarding programming for youth and kids programming beginning again this September! We are planning to have programming for youth and kids again starting onSeptember 11th.
Wholeness Through Christ has opened applications for their fall events, and they are hoping to have applications in before August 23rd. They will be hosting both a Prayer Ministry Course (PMC) and a School of Prayer Ministry (SPM) on October 19-23, 2022 at the Entheos Conference and Retreat Centre in Calgary, AB. The fee is $775/person with an additional optional single room fee of $50. There is a Fee Assistance Fund for those with financial barriers for event attendance by contacting their office. Visit their website atwww.wholenessthroughchrist.comto find more information, as well as a PDF with more information.