Shirley Bays

HUB Lunch – we need to share the soup making… please consider signing up to bring soup once a month or every 6 weeks; by the Roster Board in the Hall. Thank you!  

Financial Corner – 1st Quarter; January 1 - March 31, 2019
Total Income               $33,190,55
Total Expenses            $36,136.25
Deficit                        (-$2,945.80) 

Beautiful Hanging Baskets for MOTHER’S DAY – a fundraiser for St. Mary’s.  DEADLINE coming up -  April 15th. Order forms in the hall.

Exercise with Judie  register NOW.  The classes are every Monday & Thursday; April 15 - May 27.  FIT & FUN CIRCUIT; 11:30am-12:30pm.  FLO STRETCH; 12:45-1:30pm. COST:  $108/person/class (incl. GST).  Contact office to register before April 15.

Please note: Read the schedule for HOLY WEEK next week carefully . There are changes to the regular schedule. There will be no Bible Study or HUB Lunch. Hymn Sing as usual. Please join us for a CONTEMPLATIVE EUCHARIST at 11:45 in the church that day.

Decorating the Church for EasterSaturday April 20 at 10am & bring your lilies for the sanctuary.  Please come and help!! 

HOLY WEEK at St. Mary’s               

Monday April 15                4:00 – 6:00pm    Community Dinner – Ham and Scalloped Potatoes. Please sign up to help if you can!

Tuesday April 16  - 5th Annual Lenten Film Series - Nanaimo Ecumenical Centre, Spartan Rd. off Metral, Nanaimo. 1:00-4:00pm for the movie, refreshment, and discussion.Led by Phyllis Thompson and the Rev. Foster Freed. The 6th/final movie, on April 16 in Holy Week, is Whale Rider. All are welcome, there’s no fee.

Wednesday April 17               

10:30                     NO Bible Study and but Hymn Sing as usual             
11:45                     Contemplative Eucharist in the Church   
NO HUB LUNCH today              
1:30                        Tumaini Crafters in the Hall               

Thursday April 18                4:00 – 6:00           Agape Meal and Anointing Service               

Friday April 19                10:00am               Good Friday service               

Saturday April 20                10:00am               Decorating of the church for Easter – bring your lilies for the sanctuary                7:30pm                 Easter Vigil at St. Paul’s Nanaimo               

Sunday April 21                10:00am               Easter Morning Service  with Easter Egg hunt and Hot Cross buns after BRING FLOWERS from your garden to decorate the CROSS!  

 

COMING UP IN MAY

Get your tickets for the Spaghetti Cabaret this Sunday in the hall or in the office during the week. Only $20 for dinner and entertainment. Cash bar.

Saturday May 4th, 5:30pm.  Get your tickets from Shirley Hardy this Sunday! 

 

COMING UP IN JUNE

Family Caregivers Series – presented by the Alzheimer Society. Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30pm June 13, 20, 27 & July 4, 11.   A five-session series for family members who are caring for a person with dementia.  Learn about dementia, practical coping strategies, and early planning. The Family Caregiver Series covers the following topics:  Understanding Dementia, Understanding Communication, Understanding Behaviour, Personal Planning and Self-Care for Caregivers.  Stay tuned for information.