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Coming up Selinde is away on holidays next week, returning to lead the service on Sunday February 10th. In case of a pastoral emergency, please contact your People’s Warden, Jean Russell.  

HUB Wednesday as usual on Wednesday.  

Wednesday,  Feb. 6th at 1pm – Planning Meeting WORLD DAY OF PRAYER. Come and help organize this wonderful event that St. Mary’s is hosting this year! Thank you.    

Coming up in FEBRUARY: Wednesday, February 13th  5:00-7:00pm –   Parish Social at Mary Holte’s. A chance to enjoy tasty nibblies and the opportunity to get to know the other folks in the parish better!  We haven’t heard from anyone yet…. Please let Kat know if you are planning to attend so we can plan appropriately.  

Sunday, February 17th after the 10am service – St. Mary’s Annual Vestry Meeting (AVM). A simple lunch will be provided. Your Annual Report will be coming to you via email by Sunday February 3rd. (A few hard copies available on church that Sunday).  

Tuesday, February 19th 10:30 – Journey Through Lent - What will be your Lenten intention and action this year? Come and discuss what support you would like in your Lenten journey this year and we (Trefor and Selinde) will create a Lenten series for the 6 Tuesday mornings at 10:30am in Lent based on what we discuss.  

Coming in MARCH: Friday, March 1st, 2-4pm – World Day of Prayer – here at St. Mary’s this year! Mark your calendar and plan to attend.  

Tuesday March 5th   -  Shrove Tuesday. Pancake lunch.  

Wednesday March 13th afternoon “What Gives you Joy” workshop with Mary Holte  

OTHER We have a new website! Check it out – Thank you to Sue Foreman for all her hard work getting this launched!  

Thank you Shirley Bays for picking up candles for us from IKEA!  

We need one more floor lamp for our monthly Community Dinners. If you have one to donate, please bring to the office. Thank you!  

Parish Council is looking for someone to assist our Treasurer Jennifer Birchall-Creighton in a limited capacity doing the following:

1. Oversee data inputting

2. Do bank deposits 2-4 times per month

3. Reconcile the bank statements

4. Print out the monthly financial statement for the Parish Council meeting

We imagine the work will take no more than 4 hours/month. Please let one of the Wardens or Selinde know if you are interested in helping out this way. Thank you!!  

FYI – Copies of the Annual Report will be available this Sunday but only in very limited numbers. Please read it online for your convenience. The report and attachments will all be PDF format.