Special vestry @ St. John’s

2017-09-24 12:30 pm - 2017-09-24 1:00 pm
29 Church Street, Cookstown, ON, Canada 29 Church Street, Cookstown, ON, Canada

Sunday, Sept. 24th after service. Meeting to select a committee to find a new incumbent. Please try to attend this meeting.

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  • 2015-09-03 8:00 pm - 2015-09-03 9:35 pm
    St. John's has formed a prayer group that meets on Wednesday evenings from 8-9 p.m. We pray for our parish, community and anyone in need. All are welcome to attend. If you would like to request a prayer to our group, please call Liz Kippers at 705-458-1968.  
  • 2015-09-15 7:30 pm - 2015-09-15 9:00 pm
    Parish hall @ 7:30 p.m.
  • 2015-09-22 7:30 pm - 2015-09-22 9:00 pm
    Parish hall St. John's @ 7:30
  • 2015-11-10 7:30 pm - 2015-11-10 9:00 pm
    Parish hall @ 7:30 p.m.
  • 2016-01-15 7:30 pm - 2016-01-15 9:30 pm
    TGIF meets every 3rd Friday. Contact Karen Korevaar for info. More info is available on St. John's page.
  • 2016-09-11 9:15 am - 2016-09-11 12:15 pm
    September 11th, Sunday School begins at both churches. St. Peter's @ 9:15 a.m. and St. John's @ 11:15 a.m.
  • 2016-09-12 6:30 pm - 2016-10-24 8:00 pm
    Melanie Cooper’s Fall Yoga Session begins on Monday, September 12th and will run for 6 weeks till October 24th.  (Please note there will be no class on Thanksgiving Monday.)  The sessions will be in the lower hall at St. John’s Anglican Church, and will begin at 6:30pm.  The cost for this session is $75.  Register via phone; (705) 530-9981 or email; thewinkingbuddha@gmail.com asap so that numbers can be confirmed.  Namaste, Melanie
  • 2016-09-13 6:30 pm - 2016-12-20 7:30 pm
    Brownie Unit Starting at St. John’s: Tuesdays 6:30-8pm St. John’s has worked with a local group of volunteers to help arrange for our parish hall to be the site of a new brownie unit for our community.  The Cookstown Brownie Unit will be meeting every Tuesday in our parish hall from roughly 6:30 till 8:30pm.  If you need to access the church during this period, we would ask that you do not interrupt their programming or plan to visit the church at a different time.  On Tuesday nights when there are Warden’s Meetings or Advisory Board, we will me upstairs in the church.  If you know of any individuals who may wish to join the brownie program in Cookstown, please feel free to contact Lee-Ann Ray at; laray@bflcanada.ca
  • 2016-09-15 7:30 pm - 2017-09-15 8:30 pm
    Choir meets at 7:30 every Thursday evening in the church *NO CHOIR PRACTICE ON CHRISTMAS EVE DAY
  • 2016-09-20 6:30 pm - 2016-09-20 8:00 pm
    Sept 20th @ 6:30 for Warden's meeting followed by Advisory Mtg at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to the Advisory Meeting
  • 2016-10-02 3:00 pm - 2016-10-02 4:30 pm
    We will be having a “Blessing of the Animals” service at 3 pm to celebrate this special feast day.  We will have a short service to give thanks for our animal companions and then bless those animal companions in attendance.  Guests, friends, family and all God’s creatures are welcome.
  • 2016-10-13 10:55 am - 2016-11-06 11:00 am
    On the Sunday before Remembrance Day, we will be leading our Act of Remembrance at the Village Cenotaph in Cookstown.  We will be gathering at 10:55am for our ceremony and presentation of wreaths.  All are welcome
  • 2016-10-27 12:00 pm - 2016-10-27 1:30 pm
    Our next senior’s lunch will be held in the lower hall, at noon on Thursday, October 27th.  Lunch is $8/person and includes a full sit-down dinner.  This is one of our outreach activities to provide hot meals and fellowship to local seniors.  For more info or if you’d like to help, call Jean at (705-294-0085).
  • 2016-10-29 6:30 pm - 2016-10-29 9:00 pm
    Our October event for the TGIF supper group will be held on Oct. 29th, Saturday evening, at 6:30pm.  The hosts this month will be Scott and Maura.  The event will have a Halloween theme and guests are invited to wear costumes.  Connect as you are able to confirm numbers; (705-790-2217).
  • 2016-10-30 9:15 am - 2016-10-30 12:15 pm
    On the Sunday before Halloween, we will be inviting our younger members to wear their costumes to church, so that we they can be blessed during our service.  All are welcome to participate in this event at both churches.
  • 2016-10-30 12:15 pm - 2016-10-30 1:30 pm
    Lordy, Lordy, Look who's 40!! This year Fr. Matt celebrates his 40th birthday on November 1st.  On Sunday, October 30th members of the parish are invited to come together at 12:15 after we finish morning services for a Chili Luncheon.  Fr. Matt's wife Pam is organizing this "semi-surprise" event, which will be held in the lower hall of St. John's Church in Cookstown.  There are to be no gifts, just best wishes only.
  • 2016-11-02 12:00 pm - 2016-11-02 1:30 pm
    Wednesday Community Lunch Program November 2nd at Noon The monthly outreach lunch program, formerly run by Cookstown United Church, has recently relocated to St. John’s and will be running their first meal on November 2nd.  This meal is open to all and costs $8/person.  We wish the leadership and volunteers of this group blessings and much success as they continue their ministry to the community.
  • 2016-11-02 12:00 pm - 2016-11-02 1:00 pm
    The monthly outreach lunch program, formerly run by Cookstown United Church, has recently relocated to St. John’s and will be running their first meal on November 2nd.  This meal is open to all and costs $8/person.  We wish the leadership and volunteers of this group blessings and much success as they continue their ministry to the community.
  • 2016-11-06 10:45 am - 2016-11-06 1:00 pm
    On the Sunday before Remembrance Day, Feb. 6th, St. John's will be leading the Act of Remembrance at the Village Cenotaph in Cookstown.  They will be gathering at 10:55 am for the ceremony and presentation of wreaths.  All are welcome. St. Peter's will meet at the local Belle Ewart Legion for a Remembrance Service, followed by a lunch reception. The service will begin at 10:45 a.m.
  • 2016-11-11 6:30 pm - 2016-11-11 9:00 pm
    Cookstown Light-Up Night This year our annual evening to welcome in the holiday is Nov. 11th.  Join us at 8pm for the village St. Claus Parade.  Our float this year is a live manger scene, and we will need help for this event.  Please think about joining us on the float or helping with our assembly and decoration nights.  Stay tuned for more info on when we’ll having our work bees.  Thanks, Fr. Matt+
  • 2016-12-11 9:15 am - 2016-12-11 12:15 pm
    Lessons and Carols at both churches during regular service on Dec. 11th
  • 2016-12-18 9:15 am - 2016-12-18 12:15 pm
    Both children's pageants are on Dec. 18th during regular services
  • 2016-12-24 4:00 am - 2016-12-24 10:00 pm
    St. Peter's @ 4 p.m for children's service; 7:30 for candlelight service St. John's @ 9:30 p.m. for family Christmas service
  • 2016-12-25 10:00 am - 2016-12-25 11:30 am
    10 a.m. service @ St. John's for Christmas service for both congregations
  • 2017-01-10 7:30 pm - 2017-01-10 9:00 pm
    Executive meeting @ St. Johns @ 7:30 p.m.
  • 2017-01-21 9:30 am - 2017-01-21 11:30 am
    Our next wardens meeting will be held in the parish hall at 9:30am.  The treasurer and wardens are asked to attend.  At this meeting we’ll be finishing our financial planning and strategic review for 2017.
  • 2017-01-31 7:30 pm - 2017-01-31 9:00 pm
    Members of the congregation and leaders of the various ministries at St. John’s are invited to gather with St. John’s executive to review our church’s 2017 budget.  We will also be working on plan events and programs for the year ahead.   Join us at 7:30pm in the parish hall. All are welcome
  • 2017-02-26 12:30 pm - 2017-02-26 2:30 pm
    Our formal yearly general meeting will be after our Sunday Service, with a potluck luncheon.  The purpose of this meeting is for the leaders and volunteers of our church to report back to the congregation on the activities and finances of our church.  If you are a leader of a parish committee, please have your year-end report to Wendy Ground ASAP, to be included in our AGM report booklet. Thanks!
  • 2017-02-28 4:30 pm - 2017-02-28 7:00 pm
    Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 4:30-7 p.m. Parish Hall St. John's St. Peter's @ 5 - 7 p.m. Parish hall.
  • 2017-03-01 7:30 pm - 2017-03-01 8:30 pm
    March 1st @ St. John's @ 7:30 p.m.
  • 2017-03-01 7:30 pm - 2017-04-05 9:30 pm
    Our parish Lenten study will be held in the parish hall at St. John’s from March 8th till April 5th, starting at 7:30 p.m.  All are welcome.  
  • 2017-04-14 9:45 am - 2017-04-14 12:00 pm
    Good Friday, April 14th, 2016 @ St. John’s Meet in Foodland Plaza for 9:45 am 10 am - Procession of the Cross through Cookstown 11 am - Good Friday Service
  • 2017-04-15 6:30 pm - 2017-04-15 10:00 pm
    Saturday, April 15th – Next TGIF Dinner This month the TGIF supper group will be holding their next dinner at 6:30pm on the Saturday of Easter weekend. All are welcome to come out for a relaxing potluck supper at the home of Jean and Fred Reynolds, located at 2074 Kate Avenue, Alcona.  Please speak to or call Jean (705) 294-0085 to confirm attendance or to get more info.
  • 2017-04-16 9:15 am - 2017-04-16 1:00 pm
     Easter Sunday: April 16th, 2016 St. Peter's @ 9:15am St. John’s @ 11:15 am
  • 2017-05-07 11:15 am - 2017-05-07 2:00 pm
    This year St. John’s turns 164 years old.  Join us Sunday, May 7th, as we dive into our parish’s history to remember the labours and work that built and empowered our ministry in Jesus’ name to this community.  After our service, there will be cake and coffee.  All are welcome.
  • 2017-05-27 4:30 pm - 2017-05-27 8:00 pm
    Saturday, May 27th – TGIF Dinner The next TGIF Dinner will be held at the home of Steve Morse and Nancy Bell, on Saturday, May 27th starting at 6:30pm.  All are welcome to join this monthly potluck supper group that meets during the year.  Steve & Nancy live at 4044 County Road 27, just before the 11th Line of Bradford - West Gwillimbury.  Please call Nancy or Steve (705) 458-4388 to help confirm numbers.  Thank you.
  • 2017-06-18 9:15 am - 2017-06-18 12:30 pm
    June 18th is the final Sunday school date for both churches. Children are most welcome to join us in church and colouring/activity bags are available at the back of the church.
  • 2017-06-21 5:00 pm - 2017-06-21 5:00 pm
    This year St. John’s will be holding its Strawberry Supper on June 21st in our Parish Hall from 4:30 – 7pm.  Please speak to Diane @705-458-2723  if you are interested in helping at this event.  Tickets will be available at the door.  Ticket prices: $18 for Adults, 11 and under $6, and 5 and under – free.
  • 2017-06-25 11:00 am - 2017-07-23 2:00 pm
    Sunday, June 25th at 11 a.m. @ rectory. Potluck lunch. Ask Fr. Matt if you have questions. 705-458-1805
  • 2017-09-08 4:30 pm - 2017-09-08 7:00 pm
    Salmon Dinner on Friday, September 8 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m..  Come and join us for a great meal and fellowship.  Adults - $20.00, Children Under 12 - $8.00, Under 5 - Free.  For further information please contact Diane at 705-458-2723.
  • 2017-09-10 9:00 am - 2017-09-10 12:45 pm
    Special vestry meeting Sept. 10th after service at both churches. This is to start the journey for a selection committee to find a new incumbent for the Parish.