AGM Meeting (Vestry)
The annual vestry meeting will be March 3rd this year after regular service. We will enjoy our soup lunch and then the meeting will get started. Would all ministry leaders please have your annual reports into Myrlene Boken, no later than January 31st. We want to get the report
distributed the week before in preparation for the meeting. The meeting schedule is just being set to review the budget before the annual meeting.
There will be a St. Peter’s Executive meeting Tuesday, January 8th, beginning at 7 pm.
Myrlene Boken receives ODT
On January 1st, 2019, Myrlene Boken was one of 43 recipients of the Order of the Diocese of Toronto (ODT) in a beautiful Evensong Service and award ceremony. Bishop Andrew Asbil presided over the service. We are very proud of Myrlene's accomplishments and she certainly deserved to win this prestigious honour. Congratulations Myrlene!
Photo courtesy of Canon John Read.
Homemade soup (sometimes chili), buns, beverages and dessert will be served. There will be a good will offering basket for those who wish to make a donation. Proceeds will be used to help in the community. Everyone is welcome to join us. If you have any questions, please speak to either Judy Martin or Mike Hogg. We thank you for your participation in this outreach project.
Dates for 2019: Jan. 6th; Feb. 3rd; Mar. 3rd; Apr. 7th; May 5th.
Calling New Choir Members
If you love to sing, the choir needs you!! No formal choir experience necessary. Practice is after service on Sundays. Please speak to Jean Zielke our organist, if you are interested or talk with any of the choir members. We would love to have you join us. Welcome to Karen Mac Lean who has joined our choir. Great to have you as a new member, Karen.
Myrlene Boken receives Volunteer Award
On April 26th, 2017, Myrlene Boken was presented with the Senior Volunteer Award for her work with the Christmas for Kids (All Year Round) from MP John Brassard (Barrie). Below is a link to follow to view Myrlene's bio. Congratulations Myrlene for a job well done.
Cemetery By-Laws (St. Peter’s Cemetery Board)
Two historical documents were dedicated at St. Peter's Anglican Church. The first is a three-ringed binder of census, births, marriages and death information about the Reverend Canon Morgan and his family. He planted nine Anglican churches in the Barrie area, St. Peter’s being one of them. The second is a three-ringed binder of census, births, marriages and death records for all the clergy who have served at St. Peters from 1856 to the present day. The binders are presented in gratitude for all the years of selfless service to the Anglican Church. The two binders were researched and presented to the archives by George Leggett, who worked endless hours compiling the information. These are available for viewing in the Parish hall.
*Picture courtesy of Carolyn Smurthwaithe
Spice Girls Fundraising Cards
Linda Gerow created all-occasion greeting cards as an on-going fundraising project. Handcrafted greeting cards are being offered for a nominal fee, usually $1.00 unless otherwise specified. They are available in St. Peter’s Parish hall. Speak to Linda Gerow if you have any questions. Proceeds will go toward Spice girls or Christmas for Kids campaign.
St. Peter’s Church
Sunday Service: 9:15 am