The Churches of St. John's, Waupoos and St. Philip's, Milford

FOR INQUIRIES AND PASTORAL REQUESTS, CONTACT: The Rev. Canon David Smith

Cell phone: 1 (613) 929-2757

Home: (613) 308-9064

Email: dsmith@ontario.anglican.ca

Announcements

Thursday, December 8: pot luck supper and movie night at St. Philip's begins at 6 pmThe movie will be "The First Grader" the story of an 84 year old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Friday, December 9: Christmas service for seniors at McFarland Home in Picton at 2 pmWe are invited to attend this service and help the residents celebrate the Christmas season. There will be cake and ice cream and an opportunity to visit residents. Everyone is welcome.

Sunday, December 11: Sarah Walker will be at St. John's and St. Philip's to speak about her work in Kenya.

Saturday, December 1710 am decorating St. Philip's.

Saturday, December 17: Christmas in the Village - at 6:30 lighting of the Christmas tree at the Milford Post Office to be followed with hot chocolate and goodies with entertainment at St. Philip's.

Sunday, December 18: service of lessons and carols at St. Philip's. The service will be followed with a lunch provided by the children in support of the Kenyan Library Fund.

Saturday, December 24: a birthday party for Jesus at St. Philip's at 3 pm

Saturday, Dcember 24: Holy Eucharist service with Fr. David at St. John's at 7 pm.

Saturday, December 24: Holy Eucharist service with Fr. David at St. Philip's at 9 pm.

Sunday, December 25: one service of Holy Eucharist with Fr. David - at St. Philip's at 10 am.

January 5: Kenya trip for Father David, Esther and Kathleen. They will be visiting the seminary where Father David once taught and we can support his effort to provide a gift to their library project by sponsoring his weight loss effort with all proceeds going to the library fund.

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Monday at 4:30 at St. Philip's informal music group sessions. The aim is to prepare a small repertoire of pieces to use for a variety of occasions, including special services. Contact Mark Trumpour or Sally Cowan if you are interested. 

Thursday from 10:30 to 11:20 volunteers listen to children read at Athol-South Marysburgh School. Please speak to Father David if you are interested.

Friday services of Morning Prayer are held at St. Philip's at 10 am. Everyone is welcome.

 

WELCOME TOTHE ANGLICAN PARISH OF MARYSBURGH


Parish Worship Services

Our Sunday worship unites us as a community when we gather together to praise God and to hear His word. Everyone is welcome!


St. John's, Waupoos at 9:00 a.m.:  3207 County Road #8, Waupoos, ON. 

St. Philip's, Milford at 11:00 a.m.:  44 St. Philip St., Milford, ON  

Sunday, December 11, Second Sunday of Advent, Service of Holy Eucharist with Father David and special guest speaker Sarah Walker.

Readings: Isaiah 35: 1-10, Psalm 146: 4-9, James 5: 7-10, Matthew 11: 2-11        

Reminder: Friday services of Morning Prayer are held at St. Philip's at 10 am. Everyone is welcome.

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Coffee is served at both churches following the service.  On the fourth Sunday of each month, we share an informal sandwich lunch after church at St. Philip's.  The fourth Sunday is also Food Bank Sunday.  Your donation of non-perishable food items will be much appreciated by the Picton Food Bank.

Home Communion: Father David is pleased to celebrate Holy Communion in the home of anyone who is not able to attend worship. If you would like home communion or know of someone who would please contact Father David at 1 (613) 929-2757 or dsmith@ontario.anglican.ca               

PWRDF we are always welcome to support the ongoing work of the PWRDF with donations in our monthly blue envelopes. 

Here is information on what is being done by the PWRDF to help victims of Hurricane Matthew - How can you help?Over 1.4 million people in Haiti and 175,000 in Cuba have been affected by Hurricane Matthew. PWRDF has sent $40,000 for relief work in Haiti and a further $20,000 for relief work in Cuba through the ACT Alliance, whose members were active in both countries long before the hurricane and are there for the long term.

The major needs in Haiti are shelter, water, sanitation, hygiene and food.  Cholera and the loss of crops and livelihoods are of particular concern. 

In Cuba, the focus is on providing food security, water and sanitation, shelter and psychosocial support. Food for 30 days will be provided, as well as tools and seeds to help farmers to replant the crops that were destroyed.

Please support PWRDF’s response to this ongoing emergency!

 

Donations can be made in the following ways: 

On-line
Go to http://pwrdf.org/donate

By Phone 
For credit card donations contact:
Jennifer Brown 
416-924-9192 ext. 3551-866-308-7973
Please do not send your credit card number by email or fax.

By Mail
Please make cheques payable to PWRDF, Haiti Response and send to:

The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund
The Anglican Church of Canada
80 Hayden Street
Toronto, Ontario  M4Y 3G2

PWRDF Donations Contact:
Jennifer Brown jbrown@pwrdf.org
416-924-9192 ext. 3551-866-308-7973

PWRDF Humanitarian Response Coordinator 
Naba Gurung
416-924-9192 ext. 321
ngurung@pwrdf.org

Anglicans in Canada are praying, acting and giving to those affected by Hurricane Matthew. Please watch for updates on PWRDF’s response to the situation at www.pwrdf.org.