PARISH OF RICHMOND

Dioceses of Fredericton
The Anglican Church of Canada

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By God's grace, building a loving and caring community wherever we are.

Parish notices to:
richmondparish@gmail.com by Thursday afternoon.

Roderick Black, rector
Rectory: 328-3042

18 July 2019

Camp Brookwood is preparing for another great summer of camp for many children. For $200.00 a young child can have that experience. Some people have sponsored kids to Brookwood in memory of a beloved grandchild. Some have sponsored kids in honour of a recent marriage in the parish. Can you put something into the offering directed to the camp or its campers?

We count on Brookwood.  Brookwood counts on us.

 

Richmond This Sunday
JuLY 21, 2019

  • Morning Prayer Service at Holy Trinity (9:00 AM)
  • Morning Prayer Service at St. John's (11:00 AM)

July 24, 2019

  • Evening prayer Service at St. Mark's (7:00 PM)

Find readings in full text at :  https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/texts.php?id=271

St. Mark's Anglican Church Summer 2019 Service Schedule is available [here].

Among those we hold up in prayer: Al, Billie, Carolyn, Cathy, Cindy, Clara, Cole, Corinne, Darryl, Bishop David, Doreen, Frankie, Freda, Glenn, Helen, James, Jan, Jason, Jeremy, Joanne, Joe, John, Kate, Kevin, Lawrence, Linda, May Izabella, Meghann, Melba, Nadine, Pauline, Peter, Robert, Russel, Steven, Tammy

This coming week’s birthday: Jennifer McLean

Please remember the Food Bank when you shop. They especially need pastas (dry and tinned), soups, cereal & luncheon meat. Next deliveries: St. John’s (22 July); St. Mark’s (29 July); Holy Trinity (12 August)

Have you seen the latest photos on the parish’s Facebook page? https://www.facebook.com/pg/parishofrichmond/posts/?ref=page_internal    

This week at Brookwood -- This week, which is a camp for ages 9 – 11 – has a theme of Superheroes. The camp is full.

Next week at Brookwood --  Next week is for ages 13-14 and features the Camp Brookwood Music Festival. It includes everyone’s favourite – Xtreme Musical Chairs. For next week a few spots at camp are still available and sponsorship is also available where the circumstances are right. Applications are on the Brookwood website. 

This Friday Marjorie Burtt Hewson and Martin & Ypie Shaver perform at the Cathedral, 12 noon. On Tuesday evening they perform at the Bath Meeting House, 7:30 PM.

This Saturday fellow parishioners and others will exhibit and create new works of art on the banks of the St John River and in the Hartland Library. It’s the 21st annual, unique Paint the Heartland, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hundreds of original local artworks in various media will be on exhibit and on sale.

Next Wednesday our own Rick Robinson preaches at Evening Prayer at St Mark’s, 7:00 PM. Amy Anderson offers ministry in music.

Note that parking on the entrance (south) side of St. Mark’s is now reserved for vehicles carrying passengers with accessibility challenges. (Vehicles do not need a special sticker.)

Flower Sunday at Holy Trinity comes next Sunday (28 July), 9:00 AM. All flowers welcome.

On Wednesday 31 August a memory café takes place at St Luke’s hall, 12:00 PM (noon). Volunteers are needed. If you can help out, call Bonnie Sparks.

The NB Christian Ashram takes place 8-11 August – a time of spiritual nourishment. For details, contact Cindy Derksen and view www.nbca.ca    

The interrupted Bishop’s Pilgrimage resumes October 12-20.

The Compassion Fund helps up respond to immediate needs in our neighbourhoods and has been very active of late. Please assist.

Remember Brookwood and its campers. We count on Brookwood. Brookwood counts on us.

It’s easier to fill Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes when seasonal items become available at a good price. Suggested are combs/brushes, sun hats and wind-up flashlights.

The parish has received bequests under the will of the late Doris Kennedy Gartley Scott (1921-2016) of Centreville and several others, in this case to support the St. John’s Cemetery fund. When writing your own will, do not leave money to a specific congregation as individual congregations are not incorporated. The way to handle it is to leave money to the parish for the purpose of supporting a particular congregation or house of worship, if that is what you want. For Camp Brookwood, you would leave money to the Diocesan Synod of Fredericton for the use of Camp Brookwood.

To add a name (with permission) to the parish prayer list, speak to Pat Margison (328-8146) or Wendell Parkinson (325-9519).

Find this week’s Diocesan e-News http://anglican.nb.ca/wp/enews/  Find Diocesan forthcoming events at http://anglican.nb.ca/wp/enews/upcoming-events/

Richmond next Week
July 28 - August 3, 2019

  • On Flower Sunday, Communion at Holy Trinity (9:00 AM) and St. John’s (11:00 AM)
  • On Wednesday, Evening Prayer at St. Mark’s (7:00 PM)

 

 

Parish Outreach:

Used eye-glasses?  There is a depository at Progressive Credit Union, Richmond Street, Woodstock.

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KEEPING INFORMED
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