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Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4

Sundays

Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

Pentecost Sunday

Numbers 11:16-17, 24-30; Psalm 97; Galatians 5:16-26; John 14:8-27

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Dear Friends

Join in worship at 10:30 am this Sunday. There are still some nasty germs around; Covid, flu and colds. Over the past few weeks some of our congregation have been stricken with one or the other. Please be careful and take the usual protective measures. If you feel unwell or are uncomfortable coming to church, please join our Zoom as you are able.

My mask protects you and your mask protects me.

Zoom Service at 10:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5805588254

Meeting ID: 580 558 8254         Passcode: Fellowship

A Prayer for Ukraine:

God of peace and justice, we pray for the people of Ukraine today. We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons. We pray for all those who fear for tomorrow, that your Spirit of comfort would draw near to them. We pray for those with power over war or peace, for wisdom, discernment, and compassion to guide their decisions. Above all we pray for your precious children, that you would hold and protect them. 

We pray in the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace, Amen (Archbishop Justin Welby)

We intentionally uphold in prayer the various crises in our world, that the Lord would redeem our brokenness through His love and bring healing to our world.   May we remain mindful of the struggles and the conflicts in our own country and pray for wisdom in resolving them.

Let us continue to pray for the post-flood restoration work in BC and particularly for the ministry of Christ Church, Hope, B.C, and also in Hay River, Northwest Territories.

In our prayers this week let us give thanks for our many blessings, and continue to pray for our neighbours, friends and family.

Announcements:

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

Wednesday mid-week service:  A little interest has been expressed in a mid-week service of Holy Communion, but we will re-visit this in the fall.

Ladies Bible Study: Continues on  Thursdays at 10am, in the church hall. Call Norma Schofield at 587 363 3634 for more info.

Parish Council Meeting: is scheduled for Tuesday June 14 at 7 pm.

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

Thank You! from St. Saviour Anglican Church, Riga, Latvia

Dear friends around the world,  

From the bottom of our hearts, we cannot thank you enough for supporting our “Baznīcu nakts” (Night of Churches) event by sending us cards for our special display. In all, we were blessed to receive cards from more than 250 churches in 36 countries throughout the world! Throughout Saturday evening, more than 500 people visited the church and were able to enjoy your cards and learn about your special churches.

Rev Haydn continues to have office hours at the church Wednesday and Friday from approximately 10 AM to 3 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 

“The Christian vocation is to be in prayer, in the Spirit, at the place where the world is in pain, and as we embrace that vocation, we discover it to be the way of following Christ, shaped according to his messianic vocation to the cross, with arms outstretched, holding on simultaneously to the pain of the world and to the love of God.
Paul, we should note carefully, is quite clear about one thing: as we embrace this vocation,  the prayer is likely to be inarticulate. It does not have to be a thought-out analysis of the problem and the solution. It is likely to be simply a groan, a groan in which the Spirit of God, the Spirit of the crucified and risen Christ, groans within us, so that the achievement of the cross might be implemented afresh at that place of pain…”
― N.T. Wright, The Challenge of Easter

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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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