The people of the Parish of Alberton-O'Leary help one another and the people in our community. Call on us if you need help. We are all neighbours in God's eyes. As a Christian community we strive to live out our baptismal covenant of proclaiming by word and example the good news of God in Christ, seeking and serving Christ in all persons, loving neighbour as self, and working for justice, peace and dignity amoung all people. This we do, with God’s help.
Burying Time Capsule
1859 - 150th Anniversary of Parish - 2009 (photo by Scott & Debbie Travers )
Sun 2 Dec 7.00 p.m. – Christmas
Cantata – Gordon
Memorial United Church in Alberton will be holding their Christmas Cantata
Sunday 2 Dec at 7.00 p.m. All are welcome.
Tue 4 Dec 11.00 a.m. – UCW Christmas
Program – An
invitation has been sent to all Anglican Women to join the Alberton Elmsdale
UCW for a Christmas Program and Lunch on Tuesday 4 Dec at 11.00 a.m.
Wed 5 Dec 7.00 p.m. – Tyne Valley
Community Choir – Tyne
Valley Community Choir will be singing at the Gordon Memorial United Church on
Wed 5 Dec at 7.00 p.m. All are welcome
Thu 6 Dec – Shoeboxes – Yes
it is SHOEBOX TIME AGAIN! The Mission to Seafarers is
grateful to an abundance of individuals, congregations and community
partners who provide the items to enable this heartwarming program to
continue year after year. Shoeboxes include: HAT, SCARF, GLOVES OR MITTS, SOCKS,
WRAPPED HARD CANDY (NO CHOCOLATE), SOAP, TOOTHPASTE, TOOTHBRUSH, SHAMPOO,
SHAVING FOAM, RAZORS, DEODORANT AND LYPSYL, PLAYING CARDS, MEMENTO OF NOVA
SCOTIA, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND OR CANADA. Remember there should not be any liquor, sharp
objects, chocolate or flammables enclosed. Let’s all try and get some things
together from the Parish to give to people who may well be thousands of
kilometers from home at this time of year. Will you help?? If possible, boxes
(unwrapped but with paper included) should be ready beforeDecember
6th so they can be transported to Halifax before the Ordination
Thu 6 Dec 7.00 p.m. – Dorothy Miller
Ordination – Dear
Friends, I feel truly blessed as I tell you that my ordination
to the Diaconate will be held on December 6th at All Saints Cathedral
in Halifax at 7pm. Please know that you are all invited as I am ordained as
a Deacon. I truly feel God's touch as he prepares me on my journey to the
Priesthood next Spring.
7 Dec 11.00 a.m. – Christmas Tea – Gordon Memorial United Church will
be hosting a Christmas Tea on Friday 7 Dec 11.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Admission is
9 Dec 12.30 p.m. – St Luke’s Church Council Meeting
– The next St Luke’s Church Council meeting will be Sunday December 9th
13 Dec 7.00 p.m. – Parish Council Meeting – The next
Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday December 13th in St
Luke’s Hall starting at 7.00 p.m. All members should make an effort to attend.
30 Dec 10.30 a.m. – Parish Service – The service on December 30th
will be a Parish Service at St Peter’s, Alberton beginning at 10.30 a.m.
Church Calendar – The 2019 Church Calendar is now
available and will be located at the back of the church. Calendars are $6.00