THIS WEEK at St. Michael and All Angel’s 14th - 20th July

Thursday 2:00 pm Pastoral Care with Katherine Walker

Friday 10:00 am Walking Group

Notices

Pastoral Care: For the next five weeks come and explore the sacred ministry of pastoral care with Katherine beginning Thursday, 4th July at 2 pm in the Hall.

Walking Group: Walks take place every Friday morning, weather permitting. They begin promptly at 10:00 am and last about an hour. Easy walks are generally flat, medium walks are level walks, but have more up and down inclines. The average distance is between 3-4 kms. Please phone Linda @ 250-479-0113 or email [email protected] if you plan to join in one of the walks. Everyone welcome!

19th July    Charlie's Trail Royal Roads University. Meeting in the parking lot across from the main entrance to R.R.U.,  the corner of Aldeane and Sooke Rd.  Easy

26th July    Elk/Beaver Lake. Meet in Filter beds parking lot, zero kilometre. Easy

Peninsula Co-op Gas: St. Michaels’ Co-op number is 9300 please use when filling up with gas this summer. All proceeds help us with special projects around the church.

Education for Ministry (EfM) Sessions in Victoria will be held on Tuesday evenings at St. John’s House, Victoria, BC. The mentors are Sr. Dorothy Handrigan ([email protected]) and Ann Barry ([email protected]). Those interested should contact either of the mentors by 31st July. Registration deadline is 30th August.       

Lemonade - Iced Tea on the Patio: Lemonade & Iced-Tea on the patio after 10:30 service. If you would like to take a turn hosting, please sign up on the rota on the bulletin board in the Narthex. Gerry Norie will supply the cooler and containers. Thanks for your help.  

Recycling: Please remember to recycle your drink containers in the designated box outside the church office. So far this year we have raised $555 Please keep recycling so that we can beat last year’s total of $1115. The money raised is given as a bursary to students at Camosun who have overcome obstacles to their education and are in financial need. Thank you for helping support this important work.

St. John the Divine Food Bank: Please put dried or canned goods in the marked box at the back of the church. Please ensure that they are unopened and within expiry date so they can be used safely. New hygiene products are also welcome. 100% of any donated funds go to the Food Bank. For further information please contact please contact Stan Willow 250-744-6786 or [email protected]

Thrifty Smile Cards: Please remember to keep using your Thrifty Smile Cards. Monies raised support church projects. If you need a card, they are in the Narthex Post Boxes.

Country Grocer Community Sponsorship Programme: If you or your family/friends are Country Grocer shoppers, please save your receipts and place them in the basket at the back of the church.

Dates for  Outreach Campaigns   

PWRDF                               Gaye Stone                      3rd March - 14th April

Sisters’ of St. John             Nancy Whysker                5th May - 9th June

South Island Counselling   Sally Tuckey                     1st - 29th September

Threshold Housing             Helen Love                       20th October - 17th November

Christmas Help                   Peter Goddard                  1st - 22nd December