Announcements 13 October 2013


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Announcements 13 October 2013

  1. 1. SERVICES THIS WEEK Wednesday, October 16 7: 30 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Kevin Robertson Sunday, October 20 -22nd Sunday after Pentecost 8 am & 10 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Kevin Robertson Readings: 2Timothy 3:14-4:5 4:4-9, Psalm 121, Luke 18:1-8 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 Harvest Thanksgiving October 13, 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 14 COTH Food Bank Annual Food Drive Saturday mornings, November 2nd and 9th November 2: Delivery of flyers in the neighbourhood: about 1-2 hours November 9: Collection of food and/or cash donations and sorting at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church - 2-3 hours. 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 416-4856527, Anne Larkin 647-298-4993, Deirdre Malone 416-483-9438. 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: Large print Orders of Service are available from the Sidespeople. 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. Thursday – Oct 17 Thanksgiving Day – Office Close AA – noon AA Primary Purpose – 7 pm Yoga – 9:30 am Lunchtime Chamber Music – 12:10pm OA – 12:15 pm Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4pm Management Team Meeting – 5pm Choir rehearsal – 6:30 pm AA Book Study – 7 pm Tuesday – Oct 15 Friday – Oct 18 ACW/Bridge – 12 noon Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Underearners Anon –6 pm Re-Imagine Church Workshop- 7pm Challenging Christianity – 12noon AA – Miracle Group – 12:15 pm Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm AA Book Study – 7 pm Wednesday – Oct 16 Saturday - Oct 19 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 Community Breakfast – 8am COTH Food Bank Board – 9am Toronto Flute School – 2pm
  2. 2. Re-Imagining Church: Shaped for Mission – this 5-week Sunday, October 20th at 4:30 pm The Mark Eisenman Quintet Mark Eisenman, piano; John MacLeod, cornet; Kelly Jefferson, saxophone; Steve Wallace, bass; John Sumner, drums Sunday Children’s Programs    The Nest is our certified childcare program designed 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 17th The Black Creek Guitar Quartet Will Hunter, Craig Visser, Cortney Keywan, Joseph Landdau course is being offered in Elliott Hall on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm beginning this week. The course will be taught by our Area Bishop, the Right Reverend Patrick Yu, and the Reverend Susan Bell, the Archbishop’s Officer for Mission. 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 consider attending these 5 evenings. Please sign up in the atrium if you wish to register. 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 Parish Forum – the next meeting of the Parish Forum will take place on Sunday, November 3rd at 11:30 am in Elliott Hall. A printed message from the Management Team is available at the Yonge St. doors and the Bell Tower. It contains information about the agenda for this meeting. Please plan to join us! Thank you to those who have contributed fruits and vegetables for the decoration of the church for our harvest festival today. After Thanksgiving Day, these items will be donated to the Churches-on-the-Hill Food Bank. For more information about parish life and activities at CCDP, please visit our parish website: Joy In a Paintbox” - paintings by Sally Martin. We invite you to view this Exhibition until October 20 in the Arthur Smith Room. The artist is available to answer any questions about her work. Christian Meditation will resume on Monday, Oct. 21st at 11:15 am in the Arthur Smith Room. No experience required! Challenging Christianity meets on Friday, October 18, from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm, in the Arthur Smith Room, to continue discussing "Your God is too small." 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. In the Path of Abraham – Join the 2nd Toronto-based JewishChristian-Muslim encounter of the Holy Land. This will be coled by our own parishioner/ecumenical partner, Dr. Karen Hamilton. For information, contact “In Heaven it is always autumn” - John Donne Join us for our parish Quiet Day for prayer and reflection at St. John’s Convent on Saturday, November 9th from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. The cost is $40 including lunch and snacks. Please see the Reverend Julie Meakin for details or for any concerns about the cost. Registration will be capped at 20 participants. Please register by Sunday, October 20th.