Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices - Vestry Papers - Practical Stewardship - Because God Always Gives
How would I answer the question, why do I give to the church? There are plenty of references in the Bible about the generosity of our God. James 1:17 and Psalm 145, especially verses 13c-18, come readily to mind.
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Ember Days are today, Friday and Saturday this week. What are Ember days? lectionary.anglican.ca/notes/emberday/The Ember Days of solemn prayer are traditionally kept at the turn of the four seasons (Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after Advent III, Lent I, the Day of Pentecost, and Holy Cross Day). Over time Ember Days came to be associated almost entirely with solemn prayer for ordinands. The Ember Days, like Rogation Days, have been de-emphasized in liturgical revision since the 1970s, but there seems to be a revived sense of their pastoral usefulness. They can be helpful in engaging the church in intentional and deep prayer for its whole ministry: for the mission of the Church, for the ministry of the Church, for peace, and for the unity of the church. BAS “Propers for Special Occasions” containing propers for these may be found in this ordo. The colour of the Ember Days is violet except for Pentecost Ember Days which are red. The Church of England’s Common Worship: Times and Seasons provides full propers for Embertide on page 636. ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! 📢Here is a perfect chance to volunteer with the Kitchens for Student Hunger! Email Jothi (our amazing Volunteer Coordinator) at [email protected] to get involved! The task is pretty easy, we're looking for friendly faces to accept donations for our Stuff-a-Bus Fundraiser at the following locations:🚌 Superstore Main St🚌 Sobeys Uptown🚌 Fredericton Co-op🚌 Victory Meat Market🚌 Giant Tiger Union St🚌 St Mary's SupermarketLet us know what works for you and participate in this fun community event! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Cathedral Office will be closed today: Wednesday, September 20th. We apologize for any inconvenience. Cathedral Memorial Hall will remain open for groups and committees. Worship will be held in the Cathedral at the regularly scheduled time of 10:00am. ... See MoreSee Less