This Week at St. Paul's

Friday, April 20
  • 1:15 p.m., Folders (Hall) 
  • 7:00 p.m., A.A. Meeting (downstairs Hall) 
Saturday, April 21
  • 7:00 p.m., Victoria High School Blues Band (Church) 
Sunday, April 22—4th of Easter
  • 8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist (Church) 
  • 10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist (Church) 
  • 2:30 p.m., Sarah Hagen—Earth Day Concert 
Monday, April 23
  • 7:00 p.m., Witty Mamas (Hall) 
Tuesday, April 24
  • 7:00 p.m., A.A. Meeting, (downstairs Hall) 
Wednesday, April 25
  • 7:00 p.m., Choir (Church) 
Thursday, April 26
  • 1:30 p.m., Al-Anon Meeting (Hall) 
  • 6:00—8:00 p.m., Moms in Mind (Hall) 
Friday, April 27
  • 1:15 p.m., Folders (Hall) 
  • 7:00 p.m., A.A. Meeting (downstairs Hall) 
Sunday, April 29—5th of Easter
  • 8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist (Church) 
  • 10:00 a.m., Holy Baptism & Eucharist (Church)

Parish Office Hours
Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday
9:00 am-2:00 pm




Springtime Yard Clean-Up
  • APRIL 28 
  • In the morning! 

Encounter Youth Retreat
  • Encounter is an Anglican based weekend retreat that is open to youth aged 15 to 18 of any Christian denomination. It’s an awesome opportunity to build lasting Christian friendships and to grow in your relationship with Christ through a series of activities, discussions, music, and worship. The 2018 Encounter weekend is happing May 4-6 at All Saints in Bedford. Registration is now open - find out more at http://www.sharenspei.ca/tec

Pine Box Collection for the Upper Room Foodbank
  • APRIL Item: Cheez Whiz and/or Canned baked beans. 
  • Place the items in the box at worship on Sunday mornings. 

Next Men’s Breakfast - Saturday, May 5
  • Breakfast begins at 9:00 am in the hall. Doors open at 7:30 am for anyone who would like to help prepare the meal 

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE STAY IN THE LOOP!
  • If you’ve moved, or dropped your land-line, or have a new email address, PLEASE let you Church know! Call or email the parish office and update your contact information. 

St. Paul’s Crosses -
  • A sterling silver replica of our wooden processional cross, with “St. Paul’s” inscribed on the back, designed by Jeanette Walker. Available from the office or the back of the church for $55. 

Parish Events Hosts
  • We are looking for a set of volunteers who can act as hosts for groups that rent of facilities (Church-building and hall). This is your house so you get to be the Host for the event. You will receive the required training. 
  • Most bookings bring in a guaranteed minimum of $150 per event. Many bring in more. As a fundraiser for the parish and service to the community, it is a low cost event requiring little effort and reaping a good reward. 

Commemorative Red Stone Stock Ale glasses
Available at the Parish Office
Only $10.00


Sustainable Development Fair
St. Paul’s Church

“We seek to achieve fairness for all through support, advocacy and education, with special concern for the for the disadvantaged and disenfranchised.” 
Sunday, June 3rd from 1-5 p.m.
Admission is free to all.

  • There will be Informative displays and activities provided by multiple organizations which are devoted to sustainable development — doing things which accord with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the City of Charlottetown’s Integrated Community Sustainability Plan, concerning environment, climate, poverty, education, decent work, clean energy, equality, innovative technology, healthy communities, social justice. Our aim is to provide an opportunity for ground-breakers, and grass roots innovators to educate, inspire and promote awareness to the public through their expertise in Sustainable Development. 

FundScrip
  • On Sale at the back of the Church! 
  • A percentage of all cards sold is donated back to St. Paul’s church. If you are buying gas or groceries or going to a drugstore, hardware store, bookstore, the movies, a restaurant, retail chains. 
  • WE HAVE A CARD FOR YOU! 

April Dinner for Refugee Support
  • A delicious taste of the exotic east — for a good cause. It’s a special dinner to raise funds to support the immigration of a refugee couple coming to PEI from Afghanistan. 
  • It’s Saturday evening, April 28th, between 6:00 and 8:00 at the popular Sadat’s Cuisine, 223 University Avenue in Charlottetown. A multi-course meal of lamb, chicken, beef or vegetarian appeal, plus dessert. Price is $30, two-thirds of which goes to the refugee-support fund. 
  • Call 902-367-6631 or 902-213-7420 — by April 26th — to reserve a time and meal-choice. 

Pause to Listen: A Spiritual Retreat for Environmentalists
  • Do you care about God’s Creation? Would you enjoy a chance to connect with nature, connect with others who share your passion for the environment or need time to rejuvenate and refresh? Please join the Environment Network May 11-13, 2018 at the beautiful Tatamagouche Centre for a spiritual weekend of reflection in nature and fellowship. There will be time for nature walks, canoeing, quiet reflection, a water ceremony and prayer, worship and more. The Centre boasts beautiful trails, a labyrinth, gardens, a chapel, and sits on the Tatamagouche Bay and French River. The town is just minutes away. Space is limited. See the link below for more information. There is a nominal $50 deposit which covers the accommodations, meals and activities for the weekend. For more information contact Suzanne at endionspei@gmail.com or 902 452-1304. Registration is open! 

Moms in Mind: Maternal Mental Health Peer Support Group
  • This is a group for moms in PEI to discuss maternal mental health issues. We meet once a week and have special events throughout the month. Please note: This group Does Not replace counselling or diagnose mental health issues. It is strictly PEER support- talking to other moms, taking inventory of how we’re feeling, connecting and supporting each other. All moms are welcome. Come as you are. 
  • If you have any questions about the group, please contact Carolyn Dawe- Jenkins at cdjenkins@live.ca

Parkinson Canada
  • PEI Chapter Parkinson Canada will have the 7th annual Porridge for Parkinsons on Saturday April 28 from 8:30 to 11:00 am at Jack Blanchard Hall, 7 Pond Street in Charlottetown. This is a table served breakfast of steel cut oats selection on toppings, etc., tea/coffee. Admission by donation will all the proceeds used for programs for Islanders Living with PD. 50/50 draw/ door prizes/ Tulip sales. An event for the entire family". For information call 902-368-8329 or email idoyle@eastlink.ca 

Mikinduri Children of Hope
Gigantic Yard and Book Sale

May 5th, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, at the Eastlink Centre 
  • IT'S RECYCLE TIME - spread the word! Now accepting all types of donations: Household items - Books - Sports Equipment - Toys - Art - Plants - Jewelry - Furniture - Tools - Glassware - Antiques - Linens - Baby/Toddler clothes. 
  • We cannot accept: baby equipment, tires, old computers, TVs (except flat screens), or encyclopedias. 
  • Now accepting adult clothing! Canadian Diabetes will pay for each pound of clothing donated! 
  • PLEASE DROP OFF DONATIONS at the Civic Center on May 3rd between 2-7 pm and May 4th between 9am-3pm. 
  • If you need help with pick up or storage contact Ernie Gallant at 902-566-3463. 
  • To VOLUNTEER for the sale, contact Karen McKenna at kandgmckenna@pei.sympatico.ca or (902) 887-2417 

Camino Nova Scotia
  • Ever wonder what a pilgrimage is all about? 
  • Camino Nova Scotia is designed specifically to provide times for personal growth and spiritual nurture, even in the midst of a physical challenge. Participants become part of a temporary community, sharing life experiences and conversation along the way. It’s a chance to recharge by unplugging from your daily routine. If you need a good spiritual and physical shake-up, consider joining us for a week-long pilgrimage!­ 
  • Dates and Locations 2018 
    • WEEK 1 | JUN 25 to JUN 30 | Annapolis Valley 
    • WEEK 2 | JUL 09 to JUL 14 | South Shore 
    • WEEK 3 | JUL 16 to JUL 21 | Annapolis Valley 
    • WEEK 4 | JUL 30 to AUG 04 | South Shore 
  • Visit our website for registration information: 
  • http://www.astheology.ns.ca/home/events-calendar/camino-ns.html 

Mother’s Day Lobster Plate
Take-out

  • The Kirk of St. James (corner of Fitzroy and Pownal) is having a Mother’s Day Lobster Plate Take-out on Sunday, May 13th. A 1lb lobster in the shell (cracked), potato salad, coleslaw, roll, and carrot cake. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the Church office at 902-892-2839. Plates can be picked up on Sunday, May 13th from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the church basement. 

Variety Concert
  • St. Andrew’s Choir will host a fund-raising variety concert on Saturday, May 12th, 7:00pm, at St. Andrew’s United Church in Vernon Bridge. 
  • The community-based program will feature St. Andrew’s Choir, along with a number of special guests performing styles from gospel to traditional music. Performers include The MacRae Family, Matthew Reid, Andrea Ellis and Allison Kelly, our own Sylvia Abikattar-Mutch, and much talent from St. Andrew’s congregation. As well, there will be two pieces of art, up for live auction, from artists Donna Serres and Kenneth Gallant. Funds generated from this event support the Music Program at St. Andrew’s United Church. We invite you to join us in our wonderful medley of music and entertainment! Good will offering. Visit our Facebook page (St. Andrew’s United, Vernon Bridge) for more information.
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