NOTICES AT A GLANCE - more details below
1. Bishop Riscylla to preach this Sunday
2. Sunday service Zoom link
3. Sunday evening outdoor services
4. Children's program in the summer
5. Service videos
6. Virtual tours of a residential school
7. Summer book group
8. Learning resources
9. Clergy and staff holidays/retreat
11. Summer Newsletter
AND NOW THE DETAILS:
1. Bishop Riscylla
This Sunday we are very pleased to welcome Bishop Riscylla Shaw, Area Bishop for Trent-Durham, as our homilist. Bishop Riscylla is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario, and will be speaking to us about the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. She will also stay for Q&A during our coffee-hour.
2. Sunday Service Zoom Link
To join our Sunday service on Zoom at 9:30 am just click on this link and follow the prompts:
Or call in on your phone: 647-374-4685
The meeting ID is 894 5854 0617
3. Sunday Evening Outdoor Services
Starting this Sunday July 11th to August 29 we will be holding a weekly outdoor eucharist with Bible study at 7 pm. We will meet at the back of the Claremont School property, behind the hall. Go down the driveway to the S end of the school building on Silver Birch Ave, pass through the wooden gate at the end, and turn right to enter the zone between the hall and the Willow lands. Seating will be under a canopy, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.
4. Children's Program in the Summer
Gemma is back to recording Kid Vids this summer! Tune into this week's video at https://youtu.be/Q7m5XuldHIk. *Please note, the video will go live on Sunday morning at 9:00 am!
5. Service Videos on Website and YouTube
We are recording our Sunday morning service each week, for those unable to attend it live. Look for it on the church website here: https://www.staidansinthebeach.com/services/pages/virtual-services, or on YouTube by searching St Aidan's in the Beach Sunday Service.
6. Virtual Tours of Mohawk Institute Residential School
If you would like to register for one of these highly informative tours of the former residential school near Brantford, please go to https://woodlandculturalcentre.ca/events/
7. Summer Book Group
Our summer book group continues on Thursdays at 7:30 pm by Zoom. See below for the link. This week we are concluding our study of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. The next topic or book will be announced next week.
Meeting ID: 829 9552 5900
8. Learning Resources
Did you know that we have an extensive list of books and other learning resources on our church website? Take a look here:
9. Clergy and Staff Holidays/Retreat
Margaret Allen, our parish administrator, will be on vacation this coming week.
Jeff Nowers takes his summer vacation from July 12 to August 2.
Lucy takes her annual retreat from July 19 to 23, and vacation from August 16 to September 7.
Your regular offerings support the mission and ministry of St Aidan's, and we thank you. Here's how to make a donation:
11. Summer Newsletter
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