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Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4

Sundays

Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

1 Kings 21:1-21a; Psalm 5:1-8; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3

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Without Pentecost the Christ-event – the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus – 

 remains imprisoned in history as something to remember, think about and reflect on. 

 The Spirit of Jesus comes to dwell within us, so that we can become living Christs here and now.

Henri Nouwen

Dear Friends

 In our prayers this week we pray for:

– our clergy and churches;

– those who are sick, suffering, fearful or in need, remembering those suffering from COVID-19 and their caregivers, those feeling isolated and those who are vulnerable;

– for peace within our country, and in the world;

– those who have died and those who mourn;

– the victims of violence and natural disasters;

– our Indigenous brothers and sisters, especially remembering their hurt and grief at this time;

– refugees, remembering those fleeing the Taliban regime, and those fleeing war in the Ukraine.

Prayer for Peace: 

Oh God, it is your will to hold both heaven and earth in a single peace. Let the design of your great love shine on the waste of our wraths and sorrows, and give peace to your Church, peace among nations, peace in our homes, and peace in our hearts;  through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen (BAS) pg 677

We hope you can join us in worship at 10:30 am this Sunday for the Eucharist BAS format. If you feel unwell or are uncomfortable coming to church, please request the Zoom option by calling a warden. For the months of July and August, Zoom coverage will be available as requested.

Announcements:

Coffee Hour: There is a signup sheet in the Hall if you are able to help out after service.

Parish Council Meeting: Next scheduled for Tuesday September 13th at 7 pm.

Prayer Chain requests welcome, and updates appreciated and are of great encouragement.  Contact Elaine at  emmpelican@gmail.com

Canada Day – We are planning to open the Church to visitors on Canada Day 10 ‘till 3pm. If anyone can help with being present at that time please call Norma Schofield 587 363 3634

Canada Day Sunday – You are invited to a Pot Luck Breakfast 9am on Sunday, 3rd July at the church.

Finances– Our Church expenses do continue over the summer months, even when you are away! Please consider continuing your offerings over this time. Treasurer John Reid can help if you wish to arrange automatic withdrawals. E-transfer is also available.

Accommodation: Noah Wahrlstrom of an Evangelical Mission in Sk. is looking for a house or apartment rental in High River, for 6th months-I year from September for 2 people. If you can help or need more details, his number is 306 960 4970

Rev Haydn continues to have office hours at the church Wednesday and Friday from approximately 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Helen is in the office from 10-12 on Wednesdays.

Please contact the Wardens with any concerns and good news!

Rector’s Warden: Liz Sutherland: 403 601 6952 C

People’s warden: Pat Reid: 403 652 2021

Church office: 403-652-2271     Email: stbenedicts@telus.net

Offerings by e-transfer via stbenedictstreasurer@telus.net

Pentecost came with the sound of a mighty rushing wind, a violent blast from heaven!

Heaven has not exhausted its blasts, but our danger is we are getting frightened of them.

Smith Wigglesworth

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St. Ben's Donation Information

To make a donation to St. Benedict’s, please use one of the following options.

  1. Deliver cash to the parish office at 602 3rd St SW High River, AB
  2. Make a cheque payable to St. Benedict’s Anglican Church and mail to 602 3rd St SW High River, AB T1V1B4 or deliver in person to the parish office at the same address.
  3. Send an e-transfer from your banking institute to treasurer@stbenshr.church. 

All donations are eligible for a tax deductible receipt and are gratefully appreciated.

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