June McMordie Memorial Service as some of you already know, our friend and fellow parishioner, June McMordie passed away earlier this month. Her service will be held on Saturday, March 3, here at St. John’s, at 12:00pm. Please come and celebrate her life.
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 March 3, 2018. Brander McDonald will be speaking about Reconciliation.
Hot Seniors Lunch Come and enjoy a tasty, seasonal three course meal on the second Friday of the month at 12:00pm. Call the office to reserve your place at 604 986-1151. The lunch is for seniors, their family & friends and all those who love them....so that is you! It is a fun event so invite your friends for lunch. Suggested donation is $7.00. Next Seniors Lunch is March 9, 2018.
The Long, Long Night of Hope 2018 The Long, Long Night Hope returns Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and participants are already beginning to raise money for the homeless. After weeks of fundraising, participants will camp out in their cars or stretch out on a pew in the church, to get just a tiny taste of what it is like to be homeless. We welcome anyone and everyone to take part, whether it be through participation, sponsorship or moral support. For more information please speak to Donna Lawrence or email firstname.lastname@example.org Go to https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-parish-of-st-john-the-evangelist-north-vancouver/LLNOH2018/ if you wish to sign up or sponsor someone. Are you on Facebook? So is The Long, Long Night of Hope! Follow us! On the night of February 24, 2018 8:00-9:00pm Check-in for those sleeping in their cars or in the church - St. John’s Church, 9:00-10:00pm Long, Long Night of Hope 2018 Kick-off - invite your friends!
Have you ever considered being Confirmed in the Anglican Church? If you have please do talk to me about it. A Confirmation Preparation class will be held by the bishop on Saturday, April 14 at Christ Church Cathedral. The Confirmation itself will be on Saturday, April 21 also at Christ Church Cathedral at 10:30am.
For me Confirmation was a very meaningful step in my Christian journey. Please think about it prayerfully and let me know. If you have any questions please call the Rev. Patrick Blaney at 604 986-1151.
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.
Community News and Events:
Jazz Vespers – Sunday, February 25 at 4 pm St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. George’s Avenue @ 10th Street in North Vancouver Please join us on Sunday, February 25 at 4 pm for a beautiful uplifting Jazz Vespers program featuring Angela Verbrugge (Vocals), David Blake (Guitar), and Conrad Good (Bass). Rev. Judith Hardcastle riffs on spiritual musings between jazz songs in the acoustically beautiful historic church sanctuary. Everyone welcome. Information: 604-985-0408 / email@example.com / www.st-andrews-united.ca
SPEAKER SERIES: Reducing your Footprint For Lent Tuesdays, 7 pm at Highlands United Church. 3255 Edgemont Blvd. February 27: Tzeporah Berman: Climate Leadership in BC March 6: Tsleil-Waututh representative: The Burrard Inlet Action Plan and Saying Yes to Renewables (not yet confirmed) March 13: Christine Boyle: Fossil-Free Faith & Climate Justice For more information go to www.highlandsunited.org