Announcements


Refreshments following the 10:30 am service are in the vestibule just inside the door to the right of the organ. Please stay for coffee/tea and goodies if you are able. Thank you Diane and John Morris for this ministry of hospitality each Sunday.

Christmas letters and Offering envelopes for 2020 are at the back of the church for you to pick up on your way out.

Canadian Church Calendars (Anglican Edition) are available from Kim Gollinger if you ordered from her in November.

Fridays - Bible Study at St. James at 1:30 pm. The group will take a break from Dec. 27 to early in the new year.

Sundays – Choir Practice following the 10:30 am service with Director of Music, Larry Baguley.


DEACON's CORNER

Sunday, December 15 - Third Sunday in Advent - Gifts of Beauty - What boosts your self esteem? Advent gifts for the clients and their children at Sandgate Women's Shelter of York Region. Fashion scarves, clothing, personal care items and treats are all suggestions. Bring your gift to church and place it at the altar for blessing at the offertory. The outreach committee will deliver the gifts on behalf of the congregation.

Sunday, December 22nd – Fourth Sunday in Advent - Gifts of Food – Non-perishable food or monetary gifts for the Georgina Community Food Pantry. Bring your gift to church and place it at the altar for blessing at the offertory. The outreach committee will deliver the gifts on behalf of the congregation.

PWRDF World of Gifts – So far we’ve raised $530 this Advent season with only $345 to raise if we are to match last years donations. Their online guide allows you to research their partners and consider how we might support their programs. The PWRDF World of Gifts appears in the October and December issues of the Anglican Journal and as a separate supplement in the November Anglican Journal. Please mark your donation: PWRDF World of Gifts or donate on our Facebook page: Parish of Georgina.

O Come Let Us Adore Him

Christmas Eve on Tuesday 24th of December - 4:00 pm ~ Family Eucharist and Carols

9:00 pm ~ Traditional Candlelit Eucharist with Sermon and Carols

Christmas Day on Wednesday 25th of December - 10:30 am ~ Holy Eucharist and Carols and Blessing of children and their toys

Sunday 29th of December - 8:00 am ~ Holy Eucharist (said)

10:30 am ~ Ecumenical Community Service at St. James Church, 31 River Street, Sutton West