A wonderful end to our 140th Anniversary Year

Today, December 31st, 2017, marked the official end to our 140th Anniversary year and what a year it was!! Our sincere thanks to Connie Hamilton, Chair and the entire Anniversary Committee for making this year so memorable. A time capsule will be buried in the spring with mementos of our 140th Anniversary!! Our sincere thanks to Paula Hook for making this beautiful Anniversary Cake! The 140th Anniversary Committee left - right back row..Neil Groombridge, Margi Hoffman, Elaine MacKinnon, Barb Vance, Rev'd Bahman, Connie Hamilton (Chair) Wendy Klassen, Jean Jaggard, Janet Lampman. Front Row...l-r Mac MacKinnon, Joan Cammeron, Bev Groombridge, Dr. Anna Hope, Lynda Hook.

Christmas Eve Family Service

At 4:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve we held our Family Christmas Eve Service. Tricia Kalantari spoke to the children during the homily and Keturah, Kayrah and Keshan Gaston did an amazing job singing "Mary Did You Know. It was a beautiful service

Christmas Pageant

It was our annual Children's Christmas Pageant today and what a wonderful presentation it was! We also had an ugly Christmas Sweater contest with a prize for adults and children. The winner of the adult's ugly Christmas Sweater was Janet Vachon and the child winner was Owen Hamilton.

A Victorian Christmas Celebration

On Saturday, December 16th the 140th Anniversary Committee hosted a Victorian Christmas Celebration. The evening began with the decorating of our two Christmas trees with the handmade ornaments lovingly made by parishioners. Following the decorating of the trees we enjoyed a wonderful evening of special Christmas foods, wine and cheese. We then went into the church and watch Scrooge on the big screen. It was a wonderful evening, we are blessed with an amazing congregation! Come and see!

Faith, Food and Fun's Annual Christmas Turkey Dinner

Faith, Food and Fun is an outreach to the community that is held on the second Thursday of each month. On December 14th we held our annual Christmas Turkey Dinner. The morning began with the singing of carols in the church followed by the viewing of the birth of Jesus on the big screen in the parish hall. A hot turkey dinner complete with all the trimmings and ending with mince tarts and ice cream was served. Jolly old St. Nick came for a visit and had his photo taken with many of the participants. Each person in attendance was given a complimentary poinsettia, a night light and jam.

Two Mitten Trees decorated and ready to be sent to St Matthew's House to keep children cozy and

Our Knitting Group meets at 1:30 on Monday afternoons in the Whitcomb Room. This year this happy little group not only enjoyed each others company but also made lap blankets for area nursing homes, baptism blankets to be given to our newly baptized babies as well as mittens, scarves and hats for two Mitten Trees. The items on these two trees will be sent to St. Matthew's House to keep children warm and cozy during the cold winter months. Shown with the decorated trees are some of our knitters. From left to right are Noreen Felker, Margaret Salter, Doris Roger and group coordinator Jean Jaggard. If you are interested in joining this group you are most welcome. No knitting experience

Meet our meat pie makers

On Monday, December 4th, our meat pie makers made over 370 mince tarts to fill parishioners orders. The kitchen and parish hall smelled amazing!! From left to right are Barry Bailey, Elaine MacKinnon, Judy Bailey, Bev Groombridge, Neil Groombridge and Jean Jaggard. Not shown, but a regular participant is Mac MacKinnon

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