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… Continue Reading A TRADITION IN THE MAKING !
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… Continue Reading Exclusive Items at this year’s Christmas Bonanza
The service on Sunday, November 12 will be marking Remembrance Day with a special guest homily on St Martin, Patron Saint of the Parish and of Soldiers. It will be delivered by Christine Barton, a part-time Masters Level Divinity student in Anglican Studies at St Paul’s University. As part of the activity celebrating the 1700 anniversary of St Martin’s… Continue Reading November 12th Special Guest Homily
A committee of volunteers lead by Margaret Bloodworth is putting the final touches on St Martin’s fund raising campaign to support Cornerstone’s latest housing for women initiative. Underway since last May, the campaign goal is to raise $6,500 to furnish one of the 42 rental units that will be at 373 Princeton Avenue in… Continue Reading A WORTHY CHOIR FOR A WORTHY CAUSE
There will be several opportunities to enjoy musical outings at St Martin’s this December. Leading off will be the Advent Lessons and Carols Service on Sunday, December 3rd commencing at 4:30 pm. This is a special service that brings together friends and members of St Martin’s choir to celebrate the story of the nativity with… Continue Reading MUSIC ABOUNDS AT ST MARTIN’S THIS DECEMBER
Parishioners arriving for the 10 am worship service Sunday, October 22 were treated to the distinctive, melodious tones of a Knabe baby grand piano being masterfully played by Choir Director Dave Dawson. And as part of the service they witnessed a thankful acknowledgement of the gift of music bestowed on the Parish thanks to the… Continue Reading A New Addition to St Martin’s Musical Family
This is the notice on St Martin’s side door bulletin board. One passes it so often that it tends to become invisible. And yet this modest request for help has brought a bundle of recent kudos to parishioners at St Martins Soft Drink Pull Tabs …thank you for your efforts in collecting pop tabs to… Continue Reading A Little Effort…A Lot of Impact
St Martin’s Parish Dinner on Saturday, September 23 featured a choral evensong worship service followed by a delicious meal that was prepared and served by the Team from The Well/La Source in a setting made especially nice thanks to the hall setup by Simon West as part of St Martin’s younger crew. Entertainment included recitations… Continue Reading APPETITES ALREADY PRIMED FOR NEXT YEAR’S DINNER!
Parishioners join Fr Johnn in thanking Fr Joseph Varkey for his time at St Martin’s as Assistant Priest over the past year and a half and wish him well in his career endeavours and his current assignment supporting St. Lukes Parish and future assignments for him here in the Diocese. St Martin’s was Fr Joseph’s… Continue Reading Adieu and Heartfelt Thanks to Father Joseph Varkey