February 1, 2015: The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Holy Eucharist at 8:00 a.m. Service begins on page 67 of the Book of Common Prayer. Morning Prayer (said) at 9:45am at the Lady Altar Holy Eucharist at 10:30 am We provide all the text for worship in the leaflet. The hymns, however, are in Common Praise, located in the pew racks. Coffee Hour. A time of refreshment and conversation is held after the 10:30 service each week at the back of the Church. All are welcome. Readings for Today Deuteronomy 18:15-20, Psalm 111, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, Mark 1:21-28 Readings for Next Sunday: The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-12, 21c 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39 Weekly Prayers Cycles Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Diocese of Luwero, Uganda. Canadian Cycle of Prayer: The Provincial Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada. Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: Bishop Linda Nicholls. Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada: Dean, council, & congregations of the Ottawa Valley & Seaway Areas of the Eastern Synod. Illustration for today: Called The Exorcism, this miniature illustration comes from the personal prayer book (breviary) of the Duc du Berry by the Limbourg brother’s studio. It dates from 1416. Reserved for the Third Sunday in Lent in the prayer book, the details of this piece bring us a serious looking Jesus (dressed in purple in the front left) casting out a demon from a younger person being held by their mother by pronouncing a blessing. The dark shadow of a dragon, symbolizing the demon, floats over the head of the person while a crowd of onlookers stand in awe at the power of Jesus. Advisory Board: The Advisory Board will meet today after the 10:30 a.m. service in the Britton Room. Archbishop’s Motion for Vestry. A copy of the 2015 Vestry Motion called Taking Action on Climate Change is available at the entrances. Over the coming weeks, I would like to invite you into conversation on this wide-ranging and challenging topic. Different from previous motions provided by the Archbishop for consideration, we have been asked to see how we may engage in this topic on a parish level. Income Tax Receipts for 2014. Please see Claudine Chow after the services today to pick up your Income Tax receipt. Monthly Mass in Spanish/misa en español. The next mass in Spanish will be held on Saturday, February 7th at 6:00 pm. Refreshments will be served after the service in the Britton Room. Nuestra próxima misa en español celebramos el 7 de febrero a las 6:00 pm. Tengamos los refrescos después la misa en la sala de Britton. Pancake Lunch. We will hold our annual Pancake Lunch on Sunday February 15. If you would like to help, please speak with Kathy Hodge or Phyllis Dennis. Family Day 2015. The office will be closed on Monday February 15 for the Family Day long weekend. Annual Vestry Meeting. Our Annual meeting of Vestry will take place on Sunday February 22, 2015 after the 10:30am service in the Church Hall. Please note: there will be only one service that day. Please forward Vestry reports to Mary (electronically if possible) as soon as possible. The Vestry report will be available via the parish email; will be projected on the large screen during the meeting, and in hard copy. A light soup lunch will be provided before the meeting. Nominations for Vestry. The nominating committee will soon be putting together the slate of elections for this year’s Vestry meeting. If you would like to nominate someone for election (with their permission), please speak with Kathy Hodge. Silent Auction Fundraiser: Our Silent Auction fundraiser will be held on March 14 (Saturday). Please see the insert for ideas of items that could be donated to make this event a great success. If you would like to be part of the organizing team for this upcoming community event, please speak with Dilys Jones or contact the office. Newsletter for Lent. Our next edition of Glad Tidings will be available on Sunday February 22. The deadline for submissions or articles to the office is Sunday February 8. St Jude’s Cycle of Prayer. Beginning soon, we will introduce a weekly cycle of prayer drawn from within the families and ministries at St Jude’s into our services. If you have any questions about this, please speak with Father Greg. Flowers and Candles: If you would like to donate flowers and candles, the sign-up charts are now in the Narthex. Please print clearly the name of the persons that the flowers/candles are for and your name. Reel Faith @ St Jude’s. The next installment of Reel Faith will be, ‘Quartet’ (PG-13) on Saturday March 7th The film will begin at 3:30pm in the Britton Room. PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE A retirement home for musicians sets the stage for the most dramatic celebration of the birth of Verdi England has ever seen. Greetings from Bible Buddies Sunday School Education for younger members (called Bible Buddies Sunday school) meets in the Britton Room during our 10:30 am service each week. If you would like more information or to help out with Sunday school, please contact Monique Hodge through the office. Needed: The Prayer Shawl Ministry is in need of people to knit or crochet prayer shawls. If you are able to assist with this ministry please contact Karen Ball who will provide you with yarn and the pattern or you can contact the church office. Any assistance that can be provided would be greatly appreciated. I was just wondering? Will return soon. Please don’t forget to ask those questions that you are wondering about! PARISH STAFF AND CHURCHWARDENS Incumbent Honorary Assistants The Rev. Gregory Carpenter The Rev. Eric Howes 416-317-2851 416-444-1618 The Rev. Canon Brian Prideaux 416-693-7338 Loving God, we uphold those who are ill or in hospital: Rashad, Donald, Pansy, Rita, Verna, David, Mary Lynn, Betty, Cathy and Wayne, Ron, Elvina, Ray, Nori & Shelly, Audrey, Kamal, Winnie, Laurolin, Charlotte, Elma, Sam, Stan Hall. God of Love, we uphold our shut-ins, our homebound and nursing home parishioners: Jean, June, Lorna, Harold, Gwen, Mildred, Bill, Lola, Etta, Balwant & Shanta, Frank, Maria. Lay Pastoral Assistant Augusto Nuñez 416-755-5872 Churchwardens Monique Hodge 416-755-1914 Kathryn Ellett 416-445-5891 Fredy Gonzalez 647-801-2836 Parish Secretary Mary Wilcox 416-449-3985 Choir Director & Organist Senan Whelan 416-920-0275 Sexton Hector Agudelo 416-836-0328 Church of St. Jude, (Wexford) Congregation formed in 1848 10 Howarth Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario, M1R 1H4 Phone 416-755-5872 Fax 416-755-8068 www.stjudewexford.ca PARISH CONTACTS Altar Guild Betty Lamb 416-750-8406 Anglican Church Women Betsy Worthington 416-755-3070 Loving God, we uphold before you those with chronic or long-term illnesses: Elsa, Anna, Theresa, Eileen, Lynette, Geri, Dwayne, Shirley, Emily, Ron McCorry, Sybil, Joe, Becky, Marie, the Carter Family, Robert, Isabelle, Marvyn, Lawrence, Rick, Dave, Linda, Doritt, Naome, Michael, June, Tom, Shanela, the White family, Scott, Irene & Family, Eugeny, Bill, Susan Anne. Booking of Church Facilities Parish Office 416-755-5872 Cemetery Board Ken Drope 416-485-9538 Choir (Thurs. 7:30 p.m.) Christian Education – Adult Madeleine Ironside Fr. Greg 416-752-8687 416-755-5872 Christian Education – Children Monique Hodge 416-755-1914 Sunday Coffee Hour Joe Samuels 416-298-3370 Envelope Secretary Claudine Chow 416-698-4400 Fellowship Club The Barkers 416-757-9319 We remember those who are in need: Alexander, Sean, William, Gina, Ethan, Martha, Alexander. Food Bank Coordinator Martha Baquero 416-510-2982 Gardening Committee George Grace 416-755-8651 We remember those who have died: Greeters Group Mary Wilcox 416-449-3985 Lay Administrators Karen Ball 416-759-1882 Lay Member of Synod Walter Jones 416-385-9418 “ “ “ Judy Boundy 416-444-6412 “ “ “ Ken Drope (alternate) 416-485-9538 Newsletter Mary Wilcox 416-449-3985 Outreach Committee Evelyne Carter 416-421-1056 Property Committee Nicolas Castañeda 647-217-7722 Readers Guild Karen Ball 416-759-1882 Servers Guild Monique Hodge 416-755-1914 Sidespersons Association Derek Smith 416-724-2472 Sound System Ted Fullerton 416-751-7598 Treasurer Nancy Pearson 416-264-4576 Alcoholics Anonymous Friday at 7:30 pm. Beavers – Tuesday evening Judi Baker 416-496-3233 Brownies – Monday evening Michele Fryer 416-755-6682 A Child’s Place Day Care Michael Slaney 416-755-6381 We welcome you to this vibrant Anglican parish community that has served this part of Toronto since 1848. We hope you will find our parish to be an open and welcoming faith community. We are fully wheelchair accessible. Hearing assist devices available upon request. LARGE PRINT LEAFLETS ALSO AVAILABLE.
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