Please take note of the following events happening this week at St. Andrew’s:
Bill Thibodeau and Giselle Doell of Egadz Youth Centre will speak at the Thursday Group meeting on Thursday, February 16th. Everyone is welcome to join this group at 1:30 p.m. in the lower hall of the church.
Farewell to Jen! St. Andrew’s will be hosting a farewell gathering for Jennifer Bell, our Regional Staff Person for Saskatchewan. Jen has accepted a position as Program Assistant for Canadian Ministries at the National Office of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. We will gather for worship at 4 p.m. followed by a potluck supper on Sunday, February 19th to say good-bye to Jen and send her on her way with our love and blessings for her continued ministry within the Presbyterian Church.
Church Family Day! On Monday, February 20th many people in Saskatchewan will have the day off work/school for Family Day. You are invited to join your church family at St. Andrew’s that day for a time of worship, learning, and activity. Families, singles, and couples of all ages are encouraged to come for a fun time with your church family. The program will begin at 11 a.m. and wind up by 2 p.m., followed by optional activities of board games, a family movie, or skating at the Bess. Lunch will be included. Please RSVP to Matt or Rev. Amanda by Sunday morning, February 19th so that we can prepare enough food for lunch.
Ash Wednesday Worship: We will begin the Season of Lent with an Ash Wednesday Worship Service on February 22nd at 7 p.m. The service will include the imposition of ashes on the forehead as a sign of humility and repentance. We will also celebrate Holy Communion together.
Sunday, February 26th will be the First Sunday in the Season of Lent. We will begin the Lenten journey with the Sacrament of Holy Communion as part of our Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.