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Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4

Sundays

Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Jeremiah 8:18-9:1, 22-28; Psalm 79:1-9, 1Timothy 2:1-7, Luke 16:1-13

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“Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert with an attitude of thanksgiving.”

Colossians 4:2

“Rejoice always; pray without ceasing: in everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Dear Friends 

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

Please remember in your prayers:

– the clergy and parishioners of our Diocese

– those who are sick, suffering, fearful or in need, and their caregivers, those feeling isolated and those who are vulnerable;

– for peace within our country, and in the world, remembering the country of Ukraine, areas of unrest and riots, and asking for wise discernment in our leaders;

– 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; and hoping we can develop communication and fellowship between us.

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

– those who are persecuted and oppressed for their faith in Jesus Christ

Prayer

Why? and How?

A Workshop on Prayer

With the Rev Martyn Alvey

Saturday, Sept 17th from 10 am to 3:30 pm

At St Benedict’s Church

 Announcements:

A Memorial Service for the Late Queen Elizabeth: is being held on Wednesday September 21 at 6:30 PM at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, at 601 1st Street SE  in Calgary.

Prayer workshop: This Saturday September 17th is the Workshop on Prayer here at the church,  (10 am opening worship). Bring a bag lunch. Free will offering.

Music practice: Friday 7 pm for anyone who wants to become familiar with the music that will be used during the workshop.

Coffee Hour: There is a signup sheet in the Hall if you are able to help out after service. Donations of cookies and/or other items are welcomed for Sundays.

Prayer and Praise: at Christ Church Millarville, Thursday 7 pm September 22nd

Potluck breakfast: is planned for Sunday October 2 at 9 AM. We hope to resume these on the first Sunday of the month. Come enjoy some fellowship and a good breakfast before service! Next dates would be November 6 and December 4!

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

Parish Council Meeting: Next scheduled for Tuesday October 11 at 7 pm.

Cursillo Weekends: coming up this fall. Dates to follow! Ask Rev Haydn about this!

Website: stbenshr.church   Check out “From the Prayer Chair” musings by Rev Haydn

Rev Haydn will have office hours this coming week on 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: 403 999 4181. revhaydnschofield@gmail.com

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 

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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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