Wednesday, October 30 (John Wyclyf, Reformer)
7: 30 am - Holy Eucharist
Homilist: The Reverend Robert G...
Re-Imagining Church: Shaped for Mission – this 5-week

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Joe Sealy, piano
Paul Novotny, bass
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Announcements 27 Oct 2013

  1. 1. SERVICES THIS WEEK Wednesday, October 30 (John Wyclyf, Reformer) 7: 30 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Robert Gorham Sunday, November 3 (All Saints) 8 am & 10 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Kevin Robertson Readings: Revelation 21:1-6a, Psalm 32:1-8, Colossians 1:9-14, John 11:32-44 CHRIST CHURCH DEER PARK ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS PARISH CLERGY 416-920-5211 The Reverend Kevin Robertson, Rector ext. 26 The Reverend Canon Douglas Graydon, Associate Priest ext. 27 The Reverend Julie Meakin, Assistant Curate ext. 31 The Reverend Dr. Peter Slater, Honorary Assistant The Reverend Dr. Karen Hamilton, Ecumenical Partner (United Church of Canada) PARISH STAFF Eric Robertson, Organist & Director of Music Natalie Kemp, Director of Children’s Education Paul Marritt, Director of Parish Operations Elisabeth Lunder, Bookkeeper Denis Delisle, Custodian CHURCHWARDENS Genevieve Chornenki, Rector’s Warden Carolyn Kearns, People’s Warden Robert Morrow, Finance Warden/Treasurer Henry Zaluski, Deputy Warden ext. 25 ext. 22 ext. 32 ext. 35 416 975-9898 416 488-7436 416 421-7017 416 485-2802 Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost October 27, 2013 PromiseLand (church school for children, kindergarten to grade 9) meets in the Chapel of St. Nicholas on the lower level during the 10 am service. The Nest (certified childcare for infants to age 4) is open during the Sunday 10 am service on the third floor. Welcome to Christ Church Deer Park. We invite you to stay for refreshments after the service at Holy Grounds Café in Elliott Hall through the Chapel upstairs. This Week at Christ Church Deer Park Monday – Oct 28 COTH Food Bank Annual Food Drive Saturday mornings, November 2nd and 9th Saturday, November 2: Delivery of flyers in the neighbourhood (1-2 hour commitment). Saturday, November 9: Collection of food and/or cash donations and sorting at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church (2-3 hour commitment). An average of 1,000 people a month depend on the COTH Food Bank, and it is is only made possible by the volunteer efforts and generous donations of the churches involved. Any help you can give on either of those days would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to join in, please contact one of: Ben Dibben 416-485-6527, Anne Larkin 647298-4993, Deirdre Malone 416-483-9438. Thursday – Oct 31 Name Tags - If you would like a CCDP nametag, we invite you to call the parish office and we would be happy to make one for you. Please call 416-920-5211 (ext. 22) or email: Yoga – 9:30 am Christian Meditation - 11:15am AA – noon Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Toronto Classical Singers – 6:30 pm AA Primary Purpose – 7 pm Large print Orders of Service are available from the Sidespeople. Management Team – 7:30am Yoga – 9:30 am Lunchtime Chamber Music – 12:10pm OA – 12:15 pm Orpheus Choir – 5pm Choir rehearsal – 6:30 pm Elliott Hall AA Book Study – 7 pm Tuesday – Oct 29 Friday – Nov 1 ACW/Bridge – 12 noon Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Underearners Anonymous – 6 pm Re-Imagine Church Workshop- 7pm AA – Miracle Group – 12:15 pm Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Parish Nurse Dinner – 5pm AA Book Study – 7 pm Wednesday – Oct 30 Saturday – Nov 2 Holy Eucharist – 7:30 am Staff Meeting – 10 am AA – noon & 7 pm Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Phoenix CA – 7 pm Yoga – 7 pm Book Club – 7:30pm Community Breakfast – 8am Lay Pastoral Visiting Training–9:30am Toronto Flute School – 2pm Turn Clocks back 1 hour before going to bed. Free Sunday parking is available on Sunday mornings (up to 1:30 pm) at the public parking lot, just across from the church on Heath Street. Stamp your parking ticket using the church address stamp found on the table at the Bell tower door. After Church go to the customer service office with your validated ticket where you will be given an exit ticket. Please park only on the lower levels. Please do not leave valuables unattended.
  2. 2. Re-Imagining Church: Shaped for Mission – this 5-week November 3 at 4:30 pm Joe Sealy, piano Paul Novotny, bass Officiant: Marili Moore Children & Youth Programs  The Nest is our childcare program for children under the age of 4. The Nest opens prior to the 10:00 service in our nursery space on the third floor. Tuta Shurdha is our certified Nest coordinator, and she is accompanied by a volunteer parent or teen assistant. If you would like to use this service, please ask one of the sidespeople to direct you to the Nest.   PromiseLand is our church school for children from the ages of 5 to 12. The children meet in the church at 10:00 am, and then move to the St. Nicholas Chapel during the opening hymn. Natalie Kemp is our Director of Children’s Education, and would be happy to tell you more about Promiseland. YAL – Young Anglican Leaders meet regularly for learning, fellowship, food and fun. Please speak with Natalie Kemp for more details about YAL. Thursday 12:10 pm October 31st Beth Silver, cello course continues in Elliott Hall this Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:00 pm. The course is being led by Bishop Patrick Yu, our Area Bishop, and by the Reverend Susan Bell, the Diocesan Missioner. (This week’s guests include Karen Isaacs and John Bowen from the Institute for Evangelism). The content of the course complements the work that we have been doing as a parish to re-imagine our church in a changing culture. Please join us. This week’s topic is, “The School of Jesus” All are welcome. Remembrance Concert – Friday, November 8th 7:30pm Includes works by: Ralph Vaughan Williams :: Herbert Howells :: Arvo Pärt Featuring: The CCDP soloists and choir, the Young Voices Toronto Children’s Choir, duo pianists Popov and Vona, and guest violinist Luri Lee. Admission Free :: Donations Welcome CCDP Parish Forum – the next meeting of the Parish Forum will take place next Sunday, November 3 at 11:15 am in Elliott Hall. At this congregational meeting, we will hear about some of the exciting initiatives that have arisen from the “In the Works” process. The meeting will begin at 11:15 am and will end by 1:00 pm. Lunch and childcare are provided. Please plan to join us as we take the next steps in “re-imagining church”! Reminder – On Saturday Nov 2nd, please turn your clocks back one hour before bed due to the end of Daylight Savings Time. Otherwise, you will be an hour early for church next Sunday! Christian Meditation continues on Monday, Oct. 28th at 11:15 am in the Arthur Smith Room. No experience required! The Diocesan Children’s Ministry Conference will take place on Saturday November 3rd from 9:30 am– 4:30 pm at St. John’s York Mills. Come and hear interesting speakers at a variety of workshops, and network with other children and youth educators in the Diocese. The cost of $25 for the day includes lunch. Childcare provided is also provided. You can register at Please speak with Natalie Kemp or the Reverend Julie Meakin for more details. The Commemoration of All Souls - In our annual remembrance of those who have died, please add the names of departed loved ones to the Book of Remembrance at the table near the bell tower or at the Yonge Street entrance. These names will be read aloud during the context of the Prayers of the People at the 7:30 am Eucharist on Wednesday, November 6. Upcoming Sundays… November 3 is our Celebration of All Saints (followed by the Parish Forum in Elliott Hall) November 10 is Remembrance Sunday (Choral Matins & Act of Remembrance at 10:00 am) November 17 is our celebration of the success of the COTH Food Drive. November 24 is our Anniversary Sunday (celebrating 142 years of CCDP!) December 1 is the First Sunday of Advent (Advent Lessons & Carols at 10:00 am and Lighting of the Advent Wreath) The Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday, November 30! Please be sure to join us for this great event in the life of our parish community. For more information about parish life and activities at CCDP, please visit our parish website: