Ascension News for March 28,2018


Next Sunday
 is Easter Sunday!  May you rejoice at His triumph at Easter and always!
 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son so that all that believe in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

*  This is Wednesday of Holy Week.  There will be Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Lenten Study at 10:15 (presenter in our Opening Doors session is from the 'Wiseman Center.") Then the 'Stations of the Cross' is at 12:15 p.m. and the Lenten evening Liturgy led by the Senior Choir is at 7 p.m.

*  Just in case you never received the list of Holy Week and Easter services -

    - March 29, Maundy Thursday, Morning Prayer in Chapel at 9:30, and BAS Holy Eucharist with Servant Washing/Stripping of the Altar at 7 p.m.

    - March 30, Good Friday, Good Friday Liturgy for Youth and Families at 10 a.m., and Celebration of the Lord's Passion at noon.

    - March 31, Holy SaturdayEaster Vigil with Holy Eucharist & Reaffirmation of Baptismal Vows at 7 p.m.

    - April 1, Easter Sunday, BCP Holy Communion at 8:30 a.m., BAS Holy Eucharist at 11 a.m. but no service at 6:30 p.m.

* There will be no Godly Play on Easter Sunday.  It will resume on April 15, after the Easter break.  Godly Play teachers wish you all a very blessed Easter.

*  This is just a reminder about the bathroom towels.  As part of our Lenten Journey, each family was asked to bring a new bathroom towel to the 10 a.m. family service on Good Friday, March 30 - the collected towels are for the needy in the Home Again Furniture Bank program. 

*  Thanks again to all who donate to the food bank.  This week they are hoping to find lots of crackers, cereal and tinned soup in our food bank boxes.

*  On Easter Monday, April 2, the office will be closed.  If there is an emergency please contact Rev'd Lynn at 682-8500.

*  Captains, please remind your teams:  Sidespersons' Team # 2 and Counting Team # 6.

*  The ACW will be hosting their annual Spring Afternoon Tea and Card Game on Monday, April 2, beginning at 2 p.m.  Cost is $7 and they will have the usual bake table, a gently used handbag and jewelry table, and the popular $2 mystery bags.  Come and enjoy the fun, food, and fellowship!
*  If your child or grandchild plans to attend GPS 2018 as outlined in last week's Ascension News and in the Chimes, please make sure he or she registers by April 8.

*  Just a reminder also of the Fellowship of the Least Coin Service taking place on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at St. James United Church, 330 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's. More details are in last Wednesday's Ascension News and in the Chimes.

May you have a Blessed Easter!

God Bless you all, 
Jean (On behalf of Ascension)


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