Upcoming Dates to Remember
July-August Summer Services at SUC 10am (SUC choir on summer pause) (Upper Sackville United closed for summer pause) (Centering Prayer group on summer pause) (No Sunday School, activities/toys available for children) August 15-21 Church Office OPEN on Friday August 19 (closed Aug 17) August 20 Moncton Pride Parade, Main St 1pm August 21 Food Bank Sunday
ANNOUNCEMENTS for August 14, 2016 13th Sunday after Pentecost
Today we again welcome Sara Jewell and thank her for her talent and generosity as she continues to share words of love with us.
Today we welcome music leadership by Lynda Jewell, and thank her for sharing her gift of music (and her daughter!) with us all.
FOOD BANK SUNDAY: Next Sunday, August 21 is Food Bank Sunday for the month. We are asked to bring our offerings of non-perishable food items to help address the immediate needs of our neighbours and friends, even as we continue to address the larger, underlying issues surrounding long-term food insecurity.
►SACKVILLE PASTORAL CHARGE WEBSITE: Even if you’re not a computer whiz, why not check out our website at www.sackvillepastoralcharge.com – this is the face that we show to most of the world! Click the “follow” button on the home page to receive new information by email each time there’s a new post.
SUC EXECUTIVE QUARTERLY REPORT: The second quarterly report for 2016 from the SUC Congregational Executive is available on the church website. Please speak to Jennie if you require a print copy.
JENNIE’S SUMMER HOLIDAY: Jennie is on holiday from August 3-17 to attend a family wedding in Edmonton. Because of this, office hours will change for the week of August 15-21 (open Friday instead of Wednesday). For any general inquiries while Jennie is away, please contact Judith Colwell at 536-0408. Jennie will also be able to check email occasionally while away for more detailed inquiries.
MONCTON PRIDE WEEK: Moncton Pride Week runs from August 13-21 this year, culminating in the pride parade on Saturday August 20 beginning at 1pm on Main St, Moncton. As an affirming conference and presbytery, we are invited to show our support (and, in the case of many of us, belonging) to these celebrations of diversity and acceptance. Details can be found at http://www.fiertemonctonpride.com/
SUMMER PULPIT SUPPLY AND PASTORAL CARE: The following is the schedule for pulpit supply:
Aug. 7th-21st & Sept 4th Sara Jewell – Lay Worship Leader Aug. 28th – Jennie Del Motte
For any pastoral care needs, please contact Rev Jean Ward – 902-694-4372.