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Announcements 3 November 2013


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Announcements 3 November 2013

  1. 1. SERVICES THIS WEEK Wednesday, November 6 - All Souls’ Day 7 am – Holy Eucharist Homilist: The Reverend Julie Meakin Sunday November 11 – Remembrance Sunday 8 am - Holy Eucharist 10 am – Choral Mattins (BCP) Homilist: The Reverend Kevin Robertson Readings: Micah 4:1-5, Psalm 145:1-5, 18-22, Ephesians 2:13-18, John 16:23-33 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 All Saints Day November 3, 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 COTH Food Bank Annual Food Drive Saturday morning, November 9th 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 only made possible by the volunteer efforts and generous donations of the churches involved. Any help you can give next Saturday is be greatly appreciated. If you would like to join in, please contact one of: Ben Dibben 416-485-6527, Anne Larkin 647-298-4993, 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 your valuables unattended. Thursday – Nov 7 Yoga – 9:30 am AA – noon ACW-Bridge Luncheon 12 noon Toronto Children’s Chorus – 4 pm Lester Randall Preaching Fellowship - 4pm 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 – Nov 5 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: Monday – Nov 4 Friday – Nov 8 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 Remembrance Day Concert– 7:30pm AA Book Study – 7 pm Wednesday – Nov 6 Saturday – Nov 9 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 COTH Annual Food Drive - morning
  2. 2. November 3 at 4:30 pm Nancy Walker, 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 November 7th Rising Stars Recital Students from the Glen Gould School will perform CCDP Parish Forum – the meeting of the Parish Forum will take place TODAY, 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 begins 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”! Re-Imagining Church: Shaped for Mission – this 5-week course continues in Elliott Hall this Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:00 pm. The course is 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 we have been doing as a parish to re-imagine our church in a changing culture. Please join us. This week’s topic is, “Changing world, changing church” 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 Christian Meditation continues on Monday, Nov 11th at 11:15 am in the Arthur Smith Room. No experience required! There will be no meditation on Nov 4th. For more information about parish life and activities at CCDP, please visit our parish website: 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 this Wednesday, November 6. Upcoming Sundays… 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. CCDP Contemplative Knitting Circle: We honour stillness, beauty, skill & human labour. Please join us in the Arthur Smith Gallery for a silent auction of our work from November 3rd – 22nd. All proceeds go to CCDP.