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Parish of Richmond e-News

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Roderick Black, rector
Rectory: 328-3042

18 October 2018

Next Saturday (27 October) the annual Brookwood fundraising dinner (roast beef, with chicken option) takes place at the Florenceville Legion (Greenfield Road, West Florenceville), 5:00 PM. A professional chef is being imported for the occasion. Tickets (available from Cindy Derksen) are $20.00.

Richmond this Sunday
October 21, 2018

  • Communion at St. Mark’s (9:00 AM) and St. John’s (11:00 AM); Morning Prayer at Holy Trinity (9:00 AM)
  • Sunday School at the Parish Centre, located at St. John's Anglican Church, Richmond Corner, at 11:00 AM
  • Readings:  Job 38: 1-7; Psalm 104: 1-9, 25, 37c; Hebrews 5: 1-10; Mark 10: 35-45

Among those we hold up in prayer: Al, Albert, Billie, Cathy, Clara, Cole, Frankie, James, Jason, Joe, Kate, Kevin, Linda, May Izabella, Nadine, Pat & family, Pauline, Peter, Robert, Ruby, Russel, Steven, Tammy

This coming week’s birthdays: Gary Cummings, Clara Moffatt, Jean Cummings, Jeffrey Martin

Anniversary: Charles & Sharon Lutwick

Kindly remember the Food Bank when you shop. Next deliveries: St. John’s (22 October); St. Mark’s (29 October); Holy Trinity (12 November)

Have you viewed the latest photos on the parish’s Facebook page? See

We are glad to learn that Rick and Nancy Robinson have rejoined the parish.

Tonight Mothers’ Union meets at the Rectory, 7:00 PM. All are welcome.

Next Wednesday Communion will be celebrated at Riverside Court, 10:30 AM. Everyone in the parish invited.

Next Sunday (28 October) there will be a fundraising concert in support of The McGuires at St. John’s, 6:00 PM.  Among performers will be Randy Griffiths, Mark Munn, Sue Ellen Derrah, Nila Carmichael, The Martin Boys and a live band. All invited to support a good cause.

Small group opportunities ~

  • Monday night Bible discussion continues at 24 Hillcrest Ave, Hartland, 7:00 PM.  The book under discussion is the one everyone is talking about, Surprise the World.  It’s a small group study in a cozy home setting.  New people are attending.  Won’t you join?

  • Tuesday night Bible discussion continues at the Parish Centre, 7:00 PM. The focus in the book of Acts. All invited and very welcome.

December is only three months away and the Parish will again be sending items to Saint John for the Christmas gifts that the Seafarer's Mission give to the people who sail the ships that stop at Saint John. Many are from warmer countries and are ill-equipped for winter. In preparation for this opportunity, why not pick up gloves, socks and hats/toques? And why not pray for the seafarers and the people that minister to the seafarers?

Sunday 11 November is Operation Christmas Child shoebox return day. One suggestion is compact mirrors or a tool kit. And remember your toonie.

House fire -- The tireless folk of the parish of WWPA announce a musical fundraiser for the Tompkins family at the Florenceville Baptist church (Burnham Road) on Saturday 17 November, 7:00 PM.  Among performers will be Bob LeBlanc and the fabulous Glass Girls.

Forthcoming events ~

  • On Thursday 25 October the Woodstock archdeaconry Greater Chapter meets at the Parish Centre, 7:00 PM

  • On Saturday 27 October the annual Brookwood fundraising dinner (roast beef, with chicken option) takes place at the Florenceville Legion (Greenfield Road), 5:00 PM. Tickets ($20.00) are available from Cindy Derksen.

  • On Saturday 3 November Diocesan Synod meets at Christ Church (Parish) Church, Fredericton

The parish has received a bequest under the will of the late Gladys Tracy. 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).

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Richmond Next Sunday
October 28, 2018

  • Communion at St. Mark’s (9:00 AM) & Holy Trinity (11:00 AM); Morning Prayer at St. John’s (11:00 AM)


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