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Rectory: 328-3042

19 May 2022

“Not only with our lips but in our lives”

Richmond This Sunday
May 22, 2022
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Alter Colors:  White

  • 9:00 AM:  Communion Service at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Jackson Falls, NB

  • 11:00 AM:  Communion Service at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Hartland, NB

  • 11:00 AM:  Morning Prayer Service at St. John's Anglican Church, Richmond Corner, NB

  • Find Sunday Bible readings at [link]

  • Formal Covid restrictions are ended in the parish but the pandemic continues. Consideration for the health of others remains the golden rule.

Among those we hold up in prayer: Brian, Carlene, Carolyn, Cecil, Charlotte, Cole, Doris, Elizabeth, Frankie, Freda, Gail, Gary, Harry, Helen, Joanne, Ken, Lawrence, Lynn, Marg, Melba, Nadine, Nicole, Steve, Stevie, Stephen, Theresa, Trina, Wendell

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

This coming week’s birthday:  Harry Parkinson, Marg Wilson, Kathy Martin, Michelle Parkinson

Remember that there’s a convenient way to get a cheery greeting to the hospitalized. The hospital will deliver it. Check out:  [link]

Please continue to remember the Food Bank when you shop. Particularly needed are canned tomatoes, vegetables and soups, and tuna, ham etc suitable for children’s lunches.

Have you checked the parish Facebook lately? [FacebookThis week there’s a queenly photograph of one parishioner in particular. She turns 97 Friday (tomorrow).

As we have come to expect, but must not take for granted, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is already responding to the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

  • To make a donation to this response, click here, or go to and click on Response in Ukraine; or

  • You may also donate by phone at 416-822-9083; or

  • Leave a voicemail toll-free at 1-866-308-7973 and we will return your call; or

  • Mail your cheque to PWRDF, 80 Hayden, 3rd floor, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 3G2. Please mark Ukraine in the memo field.

This Saturday (21 May) Bishop Edwards embarks on his grand pilgrimage of the large Archdeaconry of Fredericton.  It concludes on Pentecost Sunday. For the Bishop’s daily routes, see [Pilgrimage 2022 Everyone is invited and encouraged to spend some time walking with him.

  • One special opportunity takes place on Saturday morning 4 June, when he will join a 1.7 km fundraiser at Killarney Lake (on St. Mary’s Street, Fredericton North) in support of PDRDF Ukraine refugee work. (Use the Lodge parking lot entrance.) At the end, join the bishop at a complementary BBQ (donations accepted) put on by the folk from Christ Church Parish Church.
  • Another special event is the service that will conclude the Bishop’s final leg of this his final pilgrimage.  It takes place on Pentecost Sunday (5 June) at the Cathedral, 2:00 PM.

Next Thursday (25 May) being Ascension Day, the global prayer event known as Thy Kingdom Come begins and runs until Pentecost Sunday.  During these 10 days we are invited to pray that five particular people will come to know more of the richness of a relationship with Jesus.  May we live each day by Kingdom we pray Thy Kingdom Come.

The new and improved version of our very own Camp Brookwood is ready to receive applications from this summer’s campers. Brookwood took advantage of the covid break to make many facilities upgrades.  The pool, play areas and grounds are in tip top shape and lots of paint has been applied to buildings.  Interested youth can download the application form at  To celebrate the reopening of the camp, the cost has been reduced to only $100 per week for each camper.

Many people know that a niece of our late parishioner Gladys Tracy was Joanne McLeod, NB’s first paraplegic lawyer. A presentation based on The Wheelchair Warrior, a new biography of McLeod, takes place at the Woodstock Library on Thursday 9 June, 3:30 PM.

Recipients of the Diocesan e-News that comes out each Tuesday will have noted this week that the NB Anglican has been voted the most outstanding Christian – not just Anglican -- newspaper in Canada. In announcing this grand honour, the e-News produced a visual display of three of its 2021 front pages. Two of these three front pages were dominated by photographs from the Parish of Richmond. How extraordinary. See for yourself:  [NB Anglican wins awards link]


May 29, 2022
Seventh Sunday of Easter/Ascension Sunday

Alter Colors:  White

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


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