BSA News – March 4, 2020

News from Bethel-St. Andrews
March 4, 2020
Upcoming Worship
Worship Services – Sunday 10 a.m.
Bethel-St. Andrew’s United Church

Friday, March 6 – World Day of Prayer – 10:30 a.m. – St. George’s Anglican Church

Sunday, March 8 – Our second Sunday of Lent explores the scripture John 3: 1-17, a conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus. Rev. Dr. Christine Johnson and Phillip Burness lead the service.

Sunday, March 15 – Rick Leben returns from his holidays to help lead the service with Rev. Dr. Christine Johnson.

Sunday, March 22 – Tonja and Phil Aldis lead the service, together with Rick Leben.

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Monday Stitchers – March 16 – 11 am – 3 pm

Eastern Ontario Outaouais Regional Council (EOORC) presents a one-day workshop entitled “Working Well Together.” It takes place on Saturday, March 14 from 9 am to 4 pm at Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Drive, Kanata. Cost is $50 including lunch and refreshments. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 6. Special guests are Julia Kuhn Wallace and Terence Corkin. This workshop will provide ministers, church leaders and interested congregational members with a range of tools that can be used while working toward a healthy church life. Topics will include: Supports for a Healthy Church; Open to Transformative Change; Understanding Conflict; Working Well Together Toolkit; Making Decisions Well. PLEASE NOTE: IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP, THE ST. COLUMBA FUND HAS OFFERED TO COVER THE COST OF REGISTRATION.

Lenten Study – Over Lent, we’ll be reading passages from the gospel of John that illuminate the unusual discussions Jesus had during his ministry. Each conversation exposes different ideas and understandings about God. We are meeting Thursday, March 5, 12, 26 and April 2 at the home of Ben and Janet McLeod at 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome

Men’s Ministry Breakfast Meeting is on Saturday, March 21st 9:30am at St George’s Anglican Church in Fitzroy Harbour beginning with coffee and fellowship. The guest speaker will be Father John Stopa who is the rector of St. George’s and St. Thomas Anglican Churches. As a theological student and postulant for ordination in 1998, Father John participated in an Anglican Church International Exchange Program in the 115 Seychelle Islands located in the Indian Ocean. His 3 month training and spiritual adventure was the most wonderful experience for him after he found the island’s location on a map (no Google back then)! Please plan to attend and let Father John tell you about it!
All men of the Community are welcome.
Contact Ken Stewart at 613-623-3881 or for more information or transportation assistance or to let us know you will be attending.

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