This Week's Announcements


Parish news and events:


Cafe Church                                                                                                                   Join us for Cafe Church on the first Saturday of every month, at 4:00pm in the lounge. We will have tea, coffee and goodies. A guest speaker will introduce us to a unique and engaging topic. There will be interactive conversation, music and a time for prayer and reflection. The next Cafe Church is December 2nd.

Hot Seniors Lunch

Come and enjoy a tasty seasonal three course lunch on the second Friday of every month, 12:00pm-1:00pm All are welcome. Suggested donation is $7.00 at the door. please call 604-986-1151 to reserve a spot.The next Seniors Lunch is December 8th.

Painting Classes at St John’s


Would you like to learn how to paint? If so,we invite you to attend a painting class Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 at St. John’s in the lounge. Suggested cost is $40.00 plus supplies. All painting mediums are welcome. If you are interested please call Maria Velazquez at 778-384-5443, or talk to Yasmine.

Stewardship 2018


Just a reminder as you are considering your donations for 2018, that there are several ways to process your givings.You can use weekly or monthly envelopes, or there is also payment with debit or credit.  If you have any questions about your current or future donations, please contact our donor administrator, Bev Provost at 604-904-9525 or at

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers from the parish to help out at the Wednesday afternoon Queen Mary Family Learning Program.The program runs from 2:45pm - 4:45pm, weekly. If you are interested please speak to Patrick.

 Sunday School Volunteers                                                                               Please contact Linda Harrison or Patrick if you would be interested in helping out as an “on call” Sunday school teacher. We are looking primarily for someone to cover the times that there is 5 Sundays in a month or simply when an extra pair of hands is needed. Thank you.

Sounds of Silence will be running until Monday, December 13. It will resume on Monday, January 9 and conclude on Monday, May 29.                                                                                                                                                  






Community News and Events:




Contemplative Outreach of Greater Vancouver

 An Advent “Taste of Silence” retreat will be taking place  on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Suggested donation is $25.  A simple meal and refreshments will be provided.  Please register in advance by contacting Christine Kesans at ,                                     or by calling 604-944-7447


Making Spirits Bright!  Laudate Singers and guest harpist Joy Yeh invite you to come in from the cold to candlelight and a celebration of the wonders of the Christmas season. Sunday December 10, 3:00pm at St Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St George’s Avenue, North Vancouver. An afternoon concert to warm your heart. 604-729-6814


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio brings to life the story of Christmas musically. Cantatas 1, 3 & 6 are effervescently jubilant in mood with Bach's masterful writing for both voice and instruments, including the brilliance of trumpets and Baroque timpani. Directed by Lars Kaario, the Choirs of Capilano University will be joined by the professional orchestra and guest soloists soprano Rachel Buttress, countertenor Mark Donnelly, tenor Mark De Silva, and bass Geordie Roberts. Saturday Dec 2 at 8pm and Sunday Dec 3 at 3pm,  BlueShore at Capilano University. Tickets: or 604-990-7810.






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Online Sermon Recordings: Miss a Sunday service?  Here is the link to the page where you can listen to recent sermons.

Audio Sermons

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