Parish of St James,  Mahone Bay -

What's Going On?

Throughout Lent, on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.   Fr Chad will be hosting a weekly devotion at the rectory. 

Anyone wishing Memorial Flowers for Easter, please contact Margot Lutes (902-530-5878) by 3 April. Cheques are to be made payable to St. James Flower Fund.

The Altar Guild is looking for new members. Please contact Sandy Hippern 902-624-1259 or Joan Langille at 902-624-9512.

The CGL program, needs volunteers to help with this important program. If you are interested in helping in any way, please contact the parish office at 902-624-8614.

Prayers Work Wonders.  If you have a prayer request, you may phone anyone on our prayer chain or Rev. Barb at 902-624-0273, and you will be prayed for immediately.

Parish Council needs a new recording secretary. Jennifer Veinotte is stepping down after nine years of service. If you could take on this job or are at least willing to talk about it, please get in touch with one of the wardens as soon as possible.

Now that the recording of the 11:00 a.m. service is happening on a regular basis, I am looking for some volunteers to help with the delivery of the service to those who are not able to attend.  This is a valuable means of outreach to those who can no longer be with us in person each Sunday.  "It brought me such joy"  "I listened to it three times" "It made me feel like I had not been forgotten"  have been just a few of the comments from those who have been receiving the service recording.  The problem, however, is that I don't have enough volunteers to get the MP3 players delivered and picked up when the people are finished.  I really need folks to help me the most with these areas - Blockhouse, Cornwall and Northwest.  If you can help or know of anyone who can, please contact me after the service or by phone 902-530-5878. Thanks. Margot Lutes

Anyone wishing to have an afternoon out, enjoy a cup of tea etc. please feel free to join the knitters between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesdays.  They will make you most welcome!

St. James  Parish offers you the convenient opportunity to donate to a number of causes and community efforts. You are likely already aware that you can donate to the Primate's World Relief & Development Fund (PWRDF), the Mahone Bay & Area Food Bank, and now you can also donate to the school-lunch program at Bayview Community School, helping to provide good lunches to kids who need them. Simply make your cheque out to St. James' as you normally would, and make a note on it what it is for, if it is intended for one of these worthwhile effort.

A Coffee House & Conversation Café:
Friday, 31 Mar.  at 7 pm at the Hall of the Mahone Bay Baptist Church, 56 Maple Street.  Theme will be Community Services featuring RCMP – Cpl. David Ferguson. Tanya Henderson will provide entertainment.

"The Bridgewater Christian Women's Club invites you to their "Bling for a Benefit" event on Thursday 6 April  at 9:30 a.m. at the Lighthouse
Community Church, 2573 Aberdeen RD, South Oakhill. Bracelets to Benefit Children's Cancer research, and Mary Eldridge, of Chester, to speak. Cost $8. RSVP by 3 April.  Gloria: 902-527-0192"

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