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TOWARD THE PEACE WHICH PASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING

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  It is not often that you get to hear from an Anglican Priest ordained in the Diocese of Jerusalem, currently serving in the Diocese of Liverpool, England who is also a scholar, Missioner and Islam Lecturer travelling under an Israeli passport; but, all who attended the three-part lecture series recently delivered by the Rev […]

We’re So Glad We Had This Time Together !

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On Sunday, June 10th parishioners took a special timeout to bid a fond farewell to Fr John Organ and wish him and his wife Irene all the best as they head to their home province of Newfoundland where John will be ordained Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of western Newfoundland on June 25th.  Father John […]

Recent Fundraising Concert Scores Success

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The fund raising concert hosted May 27 by St Martin’s featuring the Stairwell Carollers was an all round success. Not only did it provide a well-received afternoon programme of fine A capella offerings, fund raising proceeds totalled $1669.35. A cheque in that amount was delivered by concert convenor Marilyn Collins to All Saints’ with St […]

WELL WORTH READING

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Reflections by St Martin’s Rector, a Closeup on Cross Training, a four page spread on visits to the Holy Land and a look at why attendance at Vestry matters are among the articles featured in the Winter 2018 edition of The Messenger St Martin’s parish newsletter.

WELL WORTH ATTENDING

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Judging by its consistently high turnout, last fall’s study program that examined aspects of spirituality was a popular well-received lecture series with stimulating discussion led by St Martin’s Rector Fr John Organ.  The Lenten study program that Fr John is leading should prove equally popular and stimulating.  Lenten studies will offer participants a  timeout to […]

LEANING INTO LENT

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Lenten activity at St Martin’s gets underway Shrove Tuesday, February 13 with the ever popular pancake supper. Advance ticket purchase after any upcoming Sunday services is recommended so organizers can order up sufficient supplies. Ticket price is $8 for adults with a family admission set at $23 for parents and kids to enjoy an outing […]

A TRADITION IN THE MAKING !

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As a prelude to Christmas the Nativity Event staged outdoors on the grounds of St Martin’s this past Sunday, December 17th ranks right up there for the delight and joy it fostered in all who braved the sparkly bright cold winter temperatures to sees the iconic Christian Manger scene recreated by folks from St Martin’s […]

Exclusive Items at this year’s Christmas Bonanza

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This year’s edition of the Christmas fundraiser at St Martin’s will be featuring items created expressly and exclusively for sale at the Christmas Bakeshop & Baubles Bonanza. Among them will be Christmas cakes baked by Fr John, 2018 desktop calendars showcasing St Martin’s stained glass windows and concert tickets to St Martin’s December 10th Cornerstone […]