**Read the Faith Tides article on our Life Stories Books vol.1 Ruth Allen is available in the hall, vol.2 is in progress
**FUNraiser Auction Tally: 1032 bids, 63 winning bidders, 344 items sold, $3000 raised
**CPR and defibrillator workshop got 8 people trained to use this life-saving device. If you are interested in attending the next seminar please contact Bruce, firstname.lastname@example.org or (236) 793-0918.
Where Was Wazzo? Janet Edwards came closest to the right answer and has won a portable BBQ. The Hughes family won some tea light holders.
Thank you to the generous folk at St. George's United, who donated their Thanksgiving food donations to our food bank. Thank you everyone at St. George's!!!
Missed the portrait sittings, but still want to be in the photo directory? Send your own digital photo to email@example.com. You are also welcome to come in during office hours to have your photo taken by Mike!
The October issue of Faith Tides features a recap of the International Buy a Priest A Beer Day written by Sulin. Check it out!
LUSH Valley is a nonprofit organization focusing on food security. They support projects that educate and empower people in the Comox Valley. Their Fruit Tree program organizes volunteers to pick and redistribute fresh fruit and produce from local homes, farms and orchards. Last week they came and picked the apple trees at the church. Some of the apples will go into our food bank boxes, some will go to other food banks, and some will go to the pickers and the guardians of the trees. Thank you LUSH Valley for making good use of our abundant harvest!
Windows update - Thanks to the generosity of many parishioners, our stewardship campaign has just surpassed its goal of enough funds to replace the church house windows! Thank you to everyone for investing in the history and the future of this church.
Men’s and Women’s Bible study groups meet at the church hall Monday mornings at 10:30. Women contact Mickey at (250) 702-9141. Men contact Ron at (250) 941-2439 or use this email form if you have questions.
Natalie Johnson is survived by her husband, Barry Ferguson, and their four children, Alexandra, Elizabeth, Robert and Thomas. The full obituary may be read here.
Thank you to everyone who donated in our Stewardship Campaign to update the windows in the church house.
Jean Duggan memorial service July 30 on Denman Island at St. Saviour's at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the family to attend this special service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jean’s memory to the SPCA. A full obituary will be published July 12 in the CV Record.
Parish Council met June 20th. A decision was made to reduce slightly, the number of meetings over the year, to eight: January, February, March, May, June, September, October, and November, with other meetings as necessary. A photo directory will be produced in the fall. Connection cards, to be designed as a simple message to be added to food boxes and placed on tables during community lunches, giving newcomers a way to connect to our live and online services. -contact the office for a financial update.
St. Andrew's Sandwick 150th Anniversary saw a full house celebrate Eucharist, with a double scoop of history from the speakers!
Could you drive a food box to someone in need, or pick up food from Loaves and Fishes, once a month? Please contact the office.
Thanks to the many people who helped, the garden at Saint Peter's has been groomed to near-perfection - so please, come and visit, have your lunch, wander amongst the flowers and trees...
Ukrainian families are still urgently in need of housing.
Signup genius instructions have been updated to match the recent version!
The Shepherd's Guide is a Christian business and ministry directory. We have several hard copies in the office, or you can visit shepherdsguide.ca
In March and April 2023, parishioners of St. Peter's contributed $1850 to the Loaves and Fishes Food Bank. Thank you for your generous support of this important program which directly supports our St. Peter's Food Bank.
Note we have changed our Partners schedule-***We will be promoting ACTS, the Africa Community Technical Service Society in July and August. In May/June we are working together in a stewardship campaign to replace the windows in the Church House.
Freddie and friends are now in Palestine-Israel on their pilgrimage. Pray for their safety and discernment as they encounter the Living Stones of the Holy Land. For more information about the trip, and to read the commissioning prayer, check out this website.
Several Ukrainian families are still looking for accommodation, as their temporary hostings expire. They are in urgent need of housing - if you have any space, or know of any space to rent, please contact the office.
Loaves & Fishes Food Bank was our Partner in Mission for March and April
Recently, changes were made to the signup genius website - stay tuned for updated instructions, and/or contact the office for help
Donate your empty refundable containers to the Courtenay Return-It depot and use our new account number 686
Our parish council has some new members, check them out here!
Find the most recent meeting minutes and financial reports in the church hall, near the front door, in a binder labelled "PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES"
Our Bridging the Gap food bank is especially in need of fruit juices, UHT long-life milk (and milk alternatives), canned vegetables such as peas, corn and carrots, savoury crackers, cereal and cereal bars.
Phishing scams continue.. read this material from the Diocese to help you decide - is it a scam?
No walking group on Thanksgiving weekend
Blessings Boutique is fun and friendly, please volunteer 2h per week to help them serve those in need.
Refundable containers gratefully accepted at the church house (COMOX Return Depot temporarily closed)
Bridging the Gap needs fruit juice, crackers, fruit cups, and canned vegetables.
Pictures, events, more! Did you know you don't need a facebook account to see our posts? Visit now!
To request a person be placed on the prayer chain or to become part of the prayer chain, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOME COMMUNION MINISTRY - Do you know of a parishioner who is unable to attend services and would like to have communion brought to their home or hospital? If so, please contact Rachel using the contact form here.
-Engaging God’s World as part of our diocesan vision - Candles for Climate
Sacred Cloth: Textiles of Faith November 19th
The Outreach Committee wants new members! Share in this exciting area of the work of the church. Click here for more info.