This Sunday in the Parish of Blandford

        All Saints – 10 AM, August 04

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Coming Events in and around the Parish of Blandford

Bible Study & Reflection: Bible Study at 5480 Hwy 329, (home of Anne and Brian Stott) Wednesday, July 31. Next Sunday’s readings: ISAIAH 1:1, 10-20; PSALM 50:1-8, 23-24; HEBREWS 11:1-3, 8-16; LUKE 12:32-40.

Home Visits: If anyone would like a visit or communion at home from Rev. Louis OR if you know anyone who may wish to receive a visit or communion, please contact him in person, by e-mail or phone. Rev. Louis will be working from home this week. Please call or email for any pastoral needs.

Community Roots Day Camp: Summer camp for kids from ages 6 -12, August 19-23. The camp will be led by a team under the direction of Allie Colp (Youth & Family Ministry Coordinator, Diocese NSPEI). Please keep the children registered for our camp, the camp leaders and volunteers in your prayers.

Annual Turkey Supper: September 21 at the Blandford Community Centre, 4:30 – 6 pm. (Take out available from 5:00pm.) Adults: $13.00, Children (5-12) $7.00, Children under 5 free. Saint Barnabas Benefit, Parish of Blandford.

Special Parish General Meeting: September 22nd after 10am Holy Eucharist at Ocean Swells Community Center. We will discuss considerations for our future as ONE parish. Please prepare for the meeting by reading and reflecting on the document prepared by the Rector and Wardens, approved by Parish Council & distributed in June. Copies are available on request from Rev. Louis or your parish wardens.

VITAL CHURCH MARITIMES 2019 Conference : Nov. 21 to Nov. 23 in Truro. REGISTRATION IS OPEN! EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT RATES! (for both the conference and the hotel). Funding support is available! This is an inspiring three-day conference for lay people and clergy. Keynote speaker: The Rev. Canon Dr. Duke Vipperman, from Fergus, Ontario, an Anglican priest, missional coach, pioneer minister and consultant for church turnarounds. Conference fees include all meals, materials and dynamic break-out session speakers.  Check out all the details on line at: https://www.nspeidiocese.ca/page/calendar/ezlist_event_c97615d2-8c0b-45ce-9a16-df90cd167d4e.aspx#.XOQRhlJKjIU. Got questions? Contact: lvaughn@nspeidiocese.ca or call 902-420-0717, ext 1169.