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Hello everyone,

Mark your calendars: 

February 2 – A forum following the service, led by Dr. Larry Denef on the topic of   "Death and Funerals"

Feb 23 – Potluck Lunch and birthday celebration.  

March 22.- Potluck Lunch and birthday celebration, ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

We have several brothers and sisters that shared their gifts with us for many years, but are now home bound and unable to come to church.  They are Miriam ( Westbrook Seniors Living Community),  Gerry n (Hollyburn House), Aud  , Lois N(Cedarview Lodge ), Ron , Tilly S, and Estelle. Weber (the Westerleigh).  Please keep them in your prayers, and if possible, have a visit with them.  More information as to the exact location for visiting can be obtained by contacting the Member Care Committee.   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN DYING (MAiD)

How do we think about this important topic through the lens of our Christian faith? St. Agnes Anglican Church is hosting a series of three public sessions examining key issues.    Presenters include Madam Justice Sheila Tucker, the Very Rev. Peter Elliot (ret’d Dean of Christ Church Cathedral), Mr. Philip Murray, spiritual health practitioner, and people with lived experience.   

Sessions are 9am to noon at St. Agnes’ Anglican Church, 530 East 12th Street  

January 25 (Theology & Ethics)

February 1 (Moral & Legal Issues)

February 8 (Spiritual & Pastoral Care)   Everyone is welcome.; A small donation is appreciated to cover speaker honoraria.   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Don’t forget to register for:

KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Saturday, February 22, 1:30 – 4:30 pm Gloria Dei Lutheran Church  

There is no cost to participation but registration is limited to 25.   To register please contact Pastor Vida by email at [email protected]  

Paper registration (for those without electronic access) will be available after church on January 26. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ .

A Choral Workshop This is the third Choral Workshop in this series led by Lorraine Reinhart. For those who want to continue working with other churches and to learn excellent singing technique using “Eastertide” pieces.  Again, Lorraine Reinhardt will be facilitating a workshop to engage us in good singing technique to keep our voices operating easily and freely and help us prepare these anthems so we can use them in our churches.

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020 Time: 9am to Noon

Cost: $20 LOCATION: Gordon Presbyterian Church 7457 Edmonds St. (between Kingsway and Canada Way)  Burnaby

Pre-register by Saturday, Feb. 1 by e-mailing: Doug McSavaney - [email protected] Payment due on the morning of the workshop.  If cash, exact amount only.  

Peace,  

Lin