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Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4

Sundays

Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14

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The Way, the Truth and the Life

Dear Friends:

You are invited to come worship this Sunday at 10:30. If you are away, or unwell, please join by Zoom.

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 Please remember in your prayers

The Coronation of our new King, Charles III on Saturday May 6th. Let us pray that God will bless, lead, and uphold him in the way of righteousness and wisdom:

– This Sunday’s service; that God will inspire our worship and bless us through His Word:

– The Prayer of Jabez: Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me indeed and enlarge my territory, that your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil so that I may not cause pain!” And God granted what he requested. (I Chron. 4:10)

– Our congregation of St. Benedict’s and God’s continued guidance for the coming year:

– Those who are sick, suffering, fearful or in need, and their caregivers, doctors, and nurses:

– For peace within our country, and in the world, remembering the Ukraine the Middle East and tensions in the Far East; we pray for areas of unrest and riots, asking for wise discernment in our leaders to bring about a lasting peace:

– Give thanks for those who have died in the peace of Christ and those who mourn:

– For the poor, the homeless, the disabled, and the needy in our communities, and those who help them:

– For the victims of violence and natural disasters, and those working to bring relief:

– Our Indigenous brothers and sisters, and their leaders in our diocese and country:

– Refugees, remembering those fleeing wars, oppressive regimes and natural disasters.

Pray for the Prayer ChainThe Prayer Chain is taking on greater responsibility in praying for God’s guidance and Spiritual protection for us all. Confidential requests are welcome, updates are appreciated and are of great encouragement.  Contact, Llizabet: llizabetc@gmail.com

Coffee hour: Sign up to help with coffee hour, and donations of muffins and cookies are welcome!

An Invitation from the Diocese:  

The entire Diocesan Staff is coming out to St Peter’s Okotoks on Saturday May 13 from 9:30 am to 2 pm. All Wardens, Treasurers, Lay ministers and others are most welcome. Staff will all be there to share how our roles facilitate ministry in parishes and for any questions you may have. We are all looking forward to meeting you!

Please advise the parish of your attendance to help us with lunch, which will be provided.

This week:

May 6th – ‘Coronation Tea’ 2-4 pm at St Benedict’s

May 7th – Potluck Breakfast 9:00 am

May 10th – Wednesday Service at 9:30 am

 Looking ahead:

May 11th – Parish Council Meeting at 7 pm

May 20th – Little Britches Parade- come watch the parade beside the church! 10 am

We will be serving coffee, lemonade and cookies. Donations of cookies are welcome!

   Check out “From the Prayer Chair” by Rev. Haydn

Rev. Haydn will be in the office on Wednesday and Fridays from approximately 9:30 am to 2 pm.

Please contact the Wardens with any concerns and good news!

Rector: 403 999 4181. revhaydnschofield@gmail.com

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

People’s Warden: Pat Reid: 403 652 2021

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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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