Posts by John Martin

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New Priest Announced

by John Martin

On behalf of the Wardens and our parish search committee I am happy to announce that with agreement of our Area Bishop our new Priest will be the Reverend Mathew McMillan. Reverend McMillan is presently the Incumbent of the Parish of Cookstown and Churchill. His first Sunday at St. Mary’s will be Sunday, September 10th. […]

Holy Week & Easter Services

by John Martin

St. Mary’s Warmly Welcomes You to Holy Week & Easter Services Wednesday in Holy Week, April 1 7:00 p.m. Communion Maundy Thursday, April 2 7:00 p.m. Communion & Footwashing Good Friday, April 3 10:30 a.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – Solemn Service Easter Day, April 5, The Sunday of the Resurrection 8:00 a.m. Choral Communion 10:30 a.m. Easter Festival Communion For parking, […]

Grandson

by John Martin

St. Mary’s is pleased to announce the birth of a grandson, as yet unnamed, to our Associate Priest Jo-Anne Billinger. Congratulations to parents Tristan and Christine.

“Who Are You?”

by John Martin

This Sunday we observe the Third Sunday of Advent. John Oakes will challenge both children and grown-ups with the question “Who Are You?” at our 10:30 a.m. Family Service. We will be lighting the third candle on the Advent wreath, as we continue to prepare for Christmas, and we will be welcoming Oliver Howard Jan Jaensch into the church […]

Adopt A Family at Christmas

by John Martin

For more than a decade, St. Mary’s, through the generosity of our parishioners, has offered an Adopt A Family at Christmas. The needs in our community are great and so many people have a difficult time trying to make ends meet, and especially to have any funds to purchase a small gift for a loved […]

“The Good News”

by John Martin

This Sunday we observe the Second Sunday of Advent. Jo-Anne Billinger will speak on the theme of “The Good News” at both our 8:00 a.m. traditional and 10:30 a.m. Communion services. We will be lighting the second candle on the Advent wreath, as we continue to prepare for Christmas. Please join us for what promises to be a […]

“The Servant King”

by John Martin

On Sunday, November 23, John  Oakes will be preaching on Matthew 25:31-46 and Christ as “The Servant King,” as we celebrate The Reign of Christ with a traditional service of Holy Communion at 8:00 a.m. and a service of Healing Communion at 10:30 a.m.  Other readings  for  the day are: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100 and Ephesians 1:15-23. Please join us.

“Investing our Treasure of Faith in theMission of the Kingdom of God”

by John Martin

On Sunday, November 16, we observe the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost with a traditional service of Holy Communion at 8:00 a.m., Jo-Anne Billinger presiding, and Morning Prayer at 10:30 a.m., John Oakes officiating. Jo-Anne will preach at both services on “Investing our Treasure of Faith in the Mission of the Kingdom of God”. Year A, Proper 33, BAS […]

“The Shrewd Manager”

by John Martin

On Sunday, November 9, John Oakes will be speaking on the theme of stewardship based on Jesus’ fascinating “Parable of the Shrewd Manager” at both services. We will also be marking Remembrance Sunday with a special time of remembrance and Jo-Anne Billinger will be presiding at Communion. All welcome! Remembrance Sunday. Services of Holy Communion at 8:00 […]

“Heaven-Minded for Earthly Good”

by John Martin

On Sunday, November 2, John Oakes will speak about heaven in his sermon, “Heaven-Minded for Earthly Good” at our 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Communion services. On this All Saints’ Sunday we will also welcome in baptism Kristen Deborah Kuev. The readings appointed for this Sunday are: Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; and Matthew 5:1-12 […]