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Announcements 20 October 2013


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Announcements 20 October 2013

  1. 1. SERVICES THIS WEEK Wednesday, October 23 (St. James of Jerusalem) 7: 30 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Canon Douglas Graydon Sunday, October 27 (23rd Sunday after Pentecost) 8 am & 10 am - Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Julie Meakin Readings: 2Timothy 4:6-8,16-18, Psalm 84:1-6, Luke 18:9-14 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-Second Sunday after Pentecost October 20, 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 21 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: COTH Food Bank Annual Food Drive Saturday mornings, November 2nd and 9 th 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. 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 24 Yoga – 9:30 am Introduction to Meditation - 11:15am AA – noon Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Toronto Classical Singers – 6:30 pm AA Primary Purpose – 7 pm Yoga – 9:30 am Lunchtime Chamber Music – 12:10pm OA – 12:15 pm Choir rehearsal – 6:30 pm AA Book Study – 7 pm Tuesday – Oct 22 Friday – Oct 25 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 AA Book Study – 7 pm Wednesday – Oct 23 Saturday - Oct 26 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 Lay Pastoral Visiting Training –10am
  2. 2. Re-Imagining Church: Shaped for Mission – this 5-week TODAY at 4:30 pm The Mark Eisenman Quintet Mark Eisenman, piano; John MacLeod, cornet; Kelly Jefferson, saxophone; Steve Wallace, bass; John Sumner, drums Officiant: The Reverend Julie Meakin 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 24th William D. Clark, baritone Lark Popov, piano 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. 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, “What in the World is God Up to?” 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 on 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 promptly 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! Those who are interested in the Congregational Care Team program are invited to meet after the 10:00 am service today in the Arthur Smith Room. We will discuss the upcoming training workshops for Lay Pastoral Visiting as well as future programming. Bring your coffee and join us. 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! 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 Feast 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 in the Belltower and Yonge Street entrances. 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. “In Heaven it is always autumn” - John Donne Join us for our annual 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. Today is the deadline for registration, so if you wish to come, please speak with Julie today. For more information about parish life and activities at CCDP, please visit our parish website: