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This Week At Faith Nov 6 -13 2016

Fifth Book Bonanza –Sunday

Books are available on tables in the Narthex before and after the service today. Anyone can help themselves to the books on the table, whether they have brought in books to share or not. Any books that have not found a new home will be delivered to the Fire Hall to be donated to the Children’s Hospital Book drive.

Circles for Reconciliation

As a consequence of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Dr. Raymond Currie, a former professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba, in partnership with Indigenous community members is organizing Circles for Reconciliation to further dialog and understanding between indigenous and non-indigenous people. These Circles are to have 10 members each, half of them indigenous and half non-indigenous. They will meet for 10 sessions to discuss a variety of pre-determined subjects such as Reconciliation, Public Opinion, Meaning of Land for Indigenous People, the Pass system, etc. Each session will last for 75 minutes and will include indigenous customs and cultural formats.

Faith Lutheran has been invited (with the approval of Council and the endorsement of the ELCIC) to organize and host a Circle for Reconciliation and we are inviting people to let us know of their interest in participating in such a Circle. We are particularly inviting people of indigenous background (aboriginal, Metis, Inuit or other First Nations) to join this group. If you are or know of anyone who might be interested, please ask them to
contact Orly Friesen jof26@shaw.ca or Pastor Chris pastorchris@faithlc.ca for further information.

Applebee’s Pancake Fundraiser:

Come join us for a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 19th from 8am – 10am at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 2065 Pembina Hwy.

Faith Gardens Inc. will be hosting this fundraiser in support of the Pastoral Care Program at River Park Gardens Personal Care Home. Tickets are $14.00 and $10.00 from each ticket sold will go to this program. So if you want  “good food and fellowship” please be sure to get your tickets early as seating is limited and no tickets can be purchased at the door. We will be selling tickets in the Narthex after church every Sunday or you can call Susan Care at 204-253-4385 or Ross Feeney at 204-417-3101 for tickets and/or further information.

Thank you

Our heartfelt thanks to our Faith family for their wonderful support following the death of Alf’s brother Clarence. Your phone calls, visits, cards, gifts of food and prayers were very much appreciated. We are blessed to be part of such a warm and loving church family.  Alf & Dolores Horn


 

Cathy Zimmerman - Office Administrator
Cathy Zimmerman - Office Administrator
Our full time Church Administrator works to manage the day-to-day administration of the congregation; keeps records; provides hospitality to members and visitors; manages the finances of the congregation; and optimizes communication through weekly bulletins, the church website, and the monthly newsletter. Cathy Zimmerman is currently serving as our Church Administrator. She can be reached via email at officeadmin@faithlc.ca, or phone (204) 253-1491 ext. 20