Announcements

Thank You – To all who helped take down decorations and put the creche away from outside St. Paul’s.

Need – There is a parish member in need of a double bed frame and box spring if anyone has one to give away. Contact Claire at 625-7290.

Hospital Visiting – Archdeacon Perry wishes to remind people that unless he is told of someone being admitted to the hospital he has no other way to find out. Since COVID 19 clergy do not have access to the the patient list.

Thank you – The family of the late Thelma Hebert wish to thank Ven.Perry and Team for the lovely service for Mom. Also, thanks to everyone who sent cards, called and sent emails. Much appreciated.

Thank You – Perry and Kallie send out a huge thank you to the people who have been working off and on over the last month painting the rectory downstairs and tending to a number of small projects. Your attention to our home is much appreciated and we thank you. Thanks Claire Fracker , Rick Mills. Bill Gallant, and Richard Greene.

Christmas Tags – Our project is underway once again. Tags are available for purchase after service on Sundays or by contacting Claudia Kaiser or Kallie Cooper. All proceeds go to the Community Kitchen. Please spread the word. $350.00 was passes over to the Community Kitchen from the Christmas Tag Project. Thank you for your support.

Gift Cards – In the past Archdeacon Perry has asked for donations of $10.00 and $20.00 grocery cards to have on hand at the office for those in need. We are currently down to our last few cards. Please consider donating cards to replenish our supply. Thank you.

Flowers On The Altar @ St. Mary’s today (Nov. 6th) were placed in loving memory of the late Kelly Murray by Laurie and Deanna Baldwin

SOCKTOBER – October 1 to October 31 Donate a pair of new socks and warm the soles of those in need this winter. A box will be placed at both churches for donated socks.

Thanks to all who came out to help decorate the churches for Thanksgiving.

Sunday Prayer Teams will resume in the fall. If you are interested in being a member of this ministry , please call the office and give your name. Training will be provided. TRAINING IS SCHEDULES FOR NOVEMBER 1ST, 7PM @ ST. MARY’S

Parish Newsletter – Articles for the next newsletter are due to Gina by December 5th. Email to ginaquann@hotmail.com DEADLINE CHANGED TO NOVEMBER 20TH.

Confirmation Classes – Classes will begin in the early fall, with the date of confirmation set for May 7, 2023. A person must be 11 years old by date of confirmation. PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE WITH YOUR NAME IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE CLASS BY OCTOBER17TH. CLASSES WILL BEGIN ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH @ ST. MARY’S FROM 2:PM TO 3:00PM.

Cemetery Monuments Restoration Appeal – Copies of this letter and contribution forms are located at both churches. Please send it to your relatives or friends who have loved ones buried in our cemetery and who may be interested in helping to restore some of these old headstones and grave sites.

Hospital Visits By The Rector – Horizon has set new guidelines for regular clergy visits ( not just palliative care). Patients or their substitute decision maker must ask the nursing staff to contact clergy to request a visit.

St. Mary’s ACW is looking for new members. If interested contact Anna Morris at 622-0797.

Plastic Bags – The Community Kitchen is looking for your used plastic grocery bags. Please drop them off at the Church Office during office hours or bring them to church on Sunday and give them to the Wardens. Thank you.

IBible Studies – Two Bible Studies take place Sunday morning after Church service at St. Mary’s. Everyone is welcome.

PWRDF is accepting donations for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. You can add a donation to your regular offering by marking the offering with “Ukraine”.

Card Ministry Contact – Claudia Kaiser, 251-3050

Police Record Checks – This is a reminder that all parishioners who volunteer in any capacity of the church are required to have a Police Check done. Please contact the Church Office to pick up the forms required to bring to the Police Station. If you have any questions call the Office at 773-7387. Mostly everyone is due to be renewed.

Names On Sick List – It would be appreciated if there are any updates on the names of the sick who are listed in our bulletin. Please inform the Church Office if someone should be added or removed from the list. Thank you.

Parish/Family Profiles – Please update your profile if your information has changed. If new to the parish please fill out a form so you can be put on our parish list. Profile sheets are available at the Church Office.

Prayer Chain – Our Prayer Chain contact is Donna Blake. If you have prayer requests call her at 627-9654 or email her at donailene@gmail.com.

E-Offering is a great way to tithe to the church. There are forms at the back of each church for you to enroll and get started. You can choose to give on a weekly or monthly basis. If you would like to know more contact Katrina at the church office.

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Anglican Parish of Chatham
St. Paul's and St. Mary's
(506) 773-7387

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