Special Vestry

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.

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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.  
  • 2015-09-09 1:00 pm - 2015-09-09 2:00 pm
    St. Peter's hosts Euchre every Wednesday at St. Peter's at 1 p.m.  Light refreshments are served. Please call 705-458-1801 for info.
  • 2015-09-10 2:00 pm - 2015-09-10 3:00 pm
    Every Thursday, September - June, @ 2 p.m.
  • 2015-09-10 2:00 pm - 2015-09-10 3:00 pm
    Choir Practice every Thursday @ 2 p.m. in the church. No choir practice on Christmas Eve day
  • 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
  • 2015-10-20 7:30 pm - 2015-10-20 9:00 pm
    Parish hall @ 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20th Warden's Mtg @ 6:30 p.m. Oct 20th
  • 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.
  • 2016-06-17 6:00 am - 2016-06-17 9:00 am
    TGIF is holding the June meeting at Lorri and Gord's home in Jackson's Point on Friday, June 17th. Please RSVP at 905-722-5271. If you need more info, contact Karen at 252-4066.
  • 2016-09-07 1:00 pm - 2017-12-19 4:30 pm
    Every Wed. at 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall.Everyone is welcome to attend
  • 2016-09-07 7:30 pm - 2016-09-07 9:00 pm
    In parish hall Sept. 7th to make the looms for weaving the shawls.
  • 2016-09-10 9:00 am - 2016-09-10 4:00 pm
    Parish Hall @ 9 a.m. Our weaving of our shawls with Penny Boyd. Please bring a brown bag lunch; non-alcoholic beverages will be supplied. Penny will do some Yoga during the day to ease our backs.
  • 2016-09-11 9:00 am - 2017-06-18 9:00 am
    Sunday School will begin again on September 11th, 2016 at regular service time. All children are invited downstairs for their programs on the computer, crafts area, cooking class and theatre area.
  • 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
  • 2016-09-24 9:00 am - 2016-09-24 4:00 pm
    Come to the Fair! Sept. 24th from 9 am. - 4 p.m. @ St. Peter's Anglican Church. Fun for the whole family with a Kid's Play Area, lots of carnival games, bouncy castle, popcorn and candy floss and much more. Adults can enjoy various sale tables, bake table, chili and pie baking contests, Raffle, BBQ, and much more. Contacts are Myrlene at 705-456-6731 and Susanne at 705-828-4006. Please contact Myrlene if you wish to participate in the pie baking contest or for info about the chili contest. Tell your friends. It will be a fun time.
  • 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.
  • 2016-10-05 7:30 pm - 2017-06-14 9:30 pm
    Every other Wed. @ Parish Hall St. Peter's @ 7:30 p.m. All women are welcome. Contact Myrlene at 705-456-6731 if you wish info.
  • 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
  • 2016-10-22 10:00 am - 2016-10-22 3:00 pm
    October 22, 2016 - Family Event Hiking at Mono Cliffs. No cost. Meet at 10 a.m. Details on parking and meetng place will be available in the next few weeks. Susanne Thompson organizing
  • 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.
  • 2016-11-08 6:30 pm - 2016-11-08 7:30 pm
    Warden's Meeting @ 6:30; Advisory Meeting @ 7:30 p.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+
  • 2016-11-20 9:15 am - 2016-11-20 10:15 am
    The new roof is complete. It looks beautiful. Thank you to Lisa for all of her hard work in getting this project complete. In all we received 35 donations for memorials or thank offerings for the roof. Thank you to every-one. This is a project that involved the entire congregation. Our participation in the Our Faith or Hope Cam-paign, made this project possible. The roof will be dedicated on November 20th. After the service there will be a luncheon. Letters are going out to all those who gave roof shingle memorial/thank offerings for the roof.
  • 2016-12-02 5:00 pm - 2016-12-02 7:00 pm
    St. Peter's is hosting their annual outreach free Turkey dinner on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5-7pm. Turkey and all the trimmings, gravy potatoes, cranberry sauce, veggies, rolls, dessert and beverages. All ages are welcome. Wheel chair accessible. No tickets required. 705-436-9769
  • 2016-12-10 8:00 am - 2016-12-10 12:00 pm
    St. Peter's Social Club will be going to the Barrie Food Bank on Sat. Dec. 10th from 8-noon. Teens and up only.
  • 2016-12-10 7:30 pm - 2016-12-10 7:30 pm
    St. Peter's Social Club is meeting at Susanne Thompson's again this year for the Christmas party. Please BYOB and appetizer. Susanne will need to know who will be attending so please call 705-828-4006 to confirm.
  • 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.
  • 2017-01-15 10:30 am - 2017-06-29 11:30 am
    At St. Peter's every Sunday, after service for one hour.
  • 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.
  • 2017-01-23 6:30 pm - 2017-01-23 9:00 pm
    Advisory Meeting @ 7:30 p.m. Parish Hall
  • 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
  • 2017-02-04 10:00 am - 2017-02-04 2:00 pm
    There is a Redline Brewery tour scheduled for Feb. 4th, 2017. This is an adult event for the St. Peter's Social Group. Babysitting will be provided. Contact Myrlene for further info @ 705-456-6731.
  • 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!
  • 2017-02-27 7:00 pm - 2017-02-27 9:00 pm
    Vestry meeting @ St. Peter's at 7 p.m.  Feb. 27th.
  • 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 11:30 am - 2017-03-01 12:30 pm
    March 1st @ St. Peter's 11:30 am. All welcome
  • 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.  
  • 2017-03-03 2:00 pm - 2017-03-03 4:00 pm
    World Day of Prayer on March 3rd @ St. Peters @ 2 p.m. All denominations welcome. The theme country this year is Phillipines. Call Linda at 705-436-9769 for all info.
  • 2017-03-25 1:00 pm - 2017-03-25 2:00 pm
    March 25th, 2017: 1-2 p.m. Family Event at Vertical Zone Trampoline Gym, including Foam Pit.  Good for all ages as long as they can walk.   Three coaches will be there to supervise. The cost of the gym rental is $350.00 , so the cost per person will depend on the number of people going.  Hoping we get 20 to 25 which would bring the cost to around $15.00 per person.  This is a lot of fun for all ages
  • 2017-03-26 9:15 am - 2017-03-26 10:30 am
    Bishop Fenty will be visiting the Parish on Sunday, March 26th @ St. Peter's for 9:15 a.m. service. St. John's congregation will join us there. A light luncheon follows the service.
  • 2017-04-02 10:30 am - 2017-04-02 11:30 am
    Soup and Bun lunch at St. Peter's, April 2nd after service. All are welcome
  • 2017-04-09 9:00 am - 2017-04-09 10:30 am
    Mark April 9th Palm Sunday procession on your calendar this year.  Because Easter is later, the weather will be warmer and the children can wear costumes, they will be handed out the Sunday before (April 2nd). We will meet at the Churchill Library and process to the church at 9:00 a.m.
  • 2017-04-13 6:30 pm - 2017-04-13 8:00 pm
    Maundy Thursday: April 13th, 2017 @ St. Peter’s Simple Middle Eastern Style Supper  -  6:30 pm Service & Stripping of the Altar  -  7:00 pm
  • 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
  • 2017-04-26 7:30 am - 2017-04-26 7:30 am
    Wednesday, April 26th – Innisfil Prayer Breakfast Please consider joining the local churches in Innisfil for our annual Prayer Breakfast, held in the Community Room of the Stroud Arena.  This event runs from 7:30 – 8:30 am.  Cost $15/person.  For more info please see the flyer on the bulletin board at the back of the church.
  • 2017-05-07 10:30 am - 2017-05-07 11:30 am
    Soup and bun lunch, Sunday May 7th at 10:30 after service.
  • 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.
  • 2017-05-13 9:30 am - 2017-05-13 4:00 pm
    Our annual Day of Joy with Amy Dempsey from Pioneer Women is planned for May 13th. The topic is “Invitation to rest” . Because we are encouraging younger women (girls) to come, we will start registration at 9:30 with coffee. Program starts at 10a.m. Cost: $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for students. Everyone is 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.
  • 2017-06-03 9:00 am - 2017-06-03 1:00 pm
    Saturday, June 3rd from 9 a.m. -? Many hands make light work. Contact John at 705-458-0748.
  • 2017-06-03 7:00 pm - 2017-06-03 10:00 pm
    Our last social event for this year is June 3rd, the Fabings are hosting a paint and cocktails evening. Starting at 7 p.m., Saturday night to whenever. Cost: $30.00/person, BYOB. More info on the painting and menu will follow next month. Babysitting will be provided. Please let Myrlene know if you are attending and if you have children who need to be babysat, so we can plan accordingly.
  • 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.
  • 2017-06-23 5:00 pm - 2017-06-23 7:00 pm
    Friday, June 23rd, from 5-7 p.m. @ St. Peter's. $15 for adults; children under 12 are free. Cold meats, salads, buns, beverages and dessert. Everyone is welcome. Wheelchair accessible at side door.
  • 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
  • 2017-07-10 9:00 am - 2017-07-14 12:00 pm
    VBS 2017: There will be another VBS at St. Peter's again this summer. It will be held July 10th-14th from 9 am. - noon each day. The theme is HERO CENTRAL: Discover Your Strength in God! Organizers are Carole Pawsey-Ciraco and Marilyn Davies. Games, music, snacks, crafts and stories to share. Lots of fun! Ages 4-12 years. More info will be forthcoming in the weeks to come.  
  • 2017-08-04 12:00 pm - 2017-08-04 4:00 pm
    Annual roadside long weekend bake sale, Friday, August 4th from noon - 4 p.m. Stop by on your way north and pick up some delicious goodies. Contact 705-436-9769 for further info.
  • 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 10:15 am - 2017-09-10 10:45 am
    Sunday, September 10th after service. Special vestry to choose a selection committee on the search for a new incumbent. Please try to attend this meeting.
  • 2017-09-23 9:00 am - 2017-09-23 3:00 pm
    St. Peter's is hosting another Fall Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 9am-3pm. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. Tickets will be available for purchase for several activities. Contact Susanne 705-828-4006. Spaghetti eating contest and Butter Tart competition: Myrlene 705-456-6731
  • 2017-09-24 12:30 pm - 2017-09-24 1:00 pm
    Sunday, Sept. 24th after service. Meeting to select a committee to find a new incumbent. Please try to attend this meeting.
  • 2017-10-01 9:15 am - 2017-10-01 10:30 am
    St. Peter's will be having a blessing of the animals on Sunday, Oct. 1st on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. All animals are welcome. Owners will be responsible for their behaviour.