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PARISH NEWS - 2 May 2023



SERVICES AND GATHERINGS THIS WEEK SUNDAY, May 7, 2023 – 10:00 a.m. 5th Sunday of Easter We hope to see you in person. If you are unable to attend, the service is live streamed. For links to the service and the order of service please visit St. James at: stjamesdundas.ca or the St. James Facebook page. WEDNESDAY – COMPLINE – 8.30 p.m. Compline is a short service of night prayer. The heart of Compline is the recitation of several psalms. There is a short reading from scripture, intercession, and time for reflection. It is a beautiful way to close out an active day. Compline is offered by St. James’ through Facebook to bring the community together. If you cannot join live, the service is available afterwards on St. James’ Facebook channel. EVENSONG SERVICE: CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III Location: Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James Street North, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2L3 Date: May 7, 2023 - 4:00pm A service of Evensong to mark the coronation of King Charles III.A reception to follow in Bishopsgate. Bishop Susan Bell will preach; Dean Tim Dobbin will preside. May 7th – Bake Sale!! Proceeds support the accessibility door project All bakers please contact Terese H. via the office 905-627-1424 or stjamesdundas@outlook.com


You're Invited: All Saints Dedication Everyone is warmly invited to attend a special dedication service of the All Saints Mission, with the celebration of the Eucharist, on Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30pm. As part of the dedication, participants will be asked to reaffirm our shared commitment to, and participation in, God’s mission in the world. There will be refreshments following the service. Located at 301 King Street West in Hamilton, at the corner of King and Queen streets, the mission is located in a newly constructed, 24-storey condominium building. All Saints is an innovative missional experiment gathered around a small, diverse, and evolving community led by the Rev. Canon Mike Deed. _______________________________________________________________

FundScrip pick-up on May 7th Thank you for your order! _____________________________________________________ **Newcomer Family News** The refugee housing team is delighted to announce we have secured a semi detached house for our refugee family. We plan to move in on Saturday May 6. Would everyone who is available email Lynn D. via the office stjamesdundas@outlook.com

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Peace by Chocolate’ We would like to thank all the people who worked to make our Peace by Chocolate movie showing such a success. The Final financial report will be available soon. Westdale theatre was a very busy place Sunday afternoon. Many thanks. We still have chocolate and it will be on sale after church on Sunday May 7th at the Bake Sale.



Last Day for orders is May 4!





St. James is supporting the Mission to Seafarers again this spring. While you are cleaning out cupboards, we would appreciate gently used men’s clothing. There will be a box outside the back door from

Sunday April 23rd to May 14th.



There is a huge need for bicycles for migrant farm workers. A bike repair shop has been set up and staffed with skilled bike mechanics who can do anything from tune-ups to major repairs, and if it can’t be repaired, the donated bikes will be used for parts. The inventory is very low and with the season starting, bikes are in high demand.




Dundas Community Services was first started by the Association of Dundas Churches in 1972 with the establishment of a 'Meals on Wheels' program run mostly by the members of Dundas Churches. Since that time the ‘DCS’ has served the needs of our Dundas Community for over 50 years! We are celebrating that long service with a special Dinner at the Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club on May 25 from 5:00 - 9:00 which will include a 3 course meal, live entertainment, silent auction, 50/50 draw & more. Please see the DCS website (dundascommunityservices.on.com) for tickets before May 11 or call 905-628-5461 or drop by the office at 2 King St. West, Dundas


COMING EVENTS


May 7 - Bake Sale!

May 13 - Curbside pick-up for plant orders



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