We are a progressive, loving church. Growing in Christ and serving the needs of our community.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, South Barrie.
OUR CHURCH IS LOCATED AT 54 ST. PAUL’S CRESCENT IN BARRIE ONTARIO L9J 0E2 AT THE CORNER OF YONGE ST. AND MAPLEVIEW DRIVE EAST.
INCUMBENT: REV. DEBBIE DENNIS (705) 722-7755 firstname.lastname@example.org
YOU MAY REACH US BY PHONE: 705-722-7755 OR BY E MAIL: Office@stpaulsinnisfil.com
We are a people who are deeply interested in serving those in our local community. We have been blessed with huge population growth as many young families move into South Barrie. We also have the Sandy Cove retirement community within a short drive from our church. We want to let people know that St. Paul’s means acceptance and assistance. This is to live out the Great Commandment: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all your mind. You shall love your neighbour as yourself. We offer many opportunities for those in our midst to grow in their faith. Life is difficult. Life is not fair. It may seem as if there are more and more demands on us and less and less time, energy and money to meet them. A two career commuting family with small children or a retired widow on a fixed income all know that life can be stressful. You may wonder where the joy has gone. You may wonder who you are. St. Paul’s is a place where you can explore ultimate questions in a safe environment.
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Sunday, April 28 – Rev. Debbie begins her Sabbath Leave following this service. She will be back in the parish for Sunday, September 22nd. Rev Joanne Bennett will be responsible for the parish in her absence.
Mother’s Day Parish Supper – Saturday, May 11, 5PM.
Adults $20.00; Children $12 (under 13); Family $50 (2 adults + 2 children. Tickets available in Church office.
Plant Sale Extravaganza, Saturday June 1. Buy all your annuals and perennials at bargain prices.
Cemetery Sunday – at our 11 am worship service June 2nd.
Parish Picnic – Sunday, June 9, Our summer worship service pattern begins. ONE SERVICE ONLY 10:30 am Family Holy Communion followed by a BBQ and games.
A SPECIAL BULLETIN WILL BE LISTING THE SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE.
SPECIAL VESTRY – Sunday, June 16th directly following our 10:30 am worship service we will have a business meeting to approve fundraising to put a new roof on the parish hall. This initiative will also include installing an exterior security system for St. Paul’s.
ANNOUNCEMENTS (May, 2019)
Welcome to all visitors and newcomers to our church. We invite you to fill out a Request for Information Card hanging on a hook in the pews. Give it to one of the ushers or place in the Newcomer Forms box located on the counter in the foyer.
Confidential Prayer Requests for St. Paul’s Prayer Chain. In the library there is a small white box for written prayer requests. Rev. Debbie and Betty Shubert alone have keys and the box will be checked every Monday. You may also contact Betty Shubert directly (705) 797-0701. Each request will be upheld by the members of the parish prayer chain for two weeks.
Parish Drop-in – 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoon each month. Come out from 1 – 3 pm and enjoy a time of socializing with other parish members. For those who may not be able to attend worship on a Sunday or simply want to spend time with others in the parish family, this may be for you. Rev. Debbie will close this gathering with prayer. Next drop-ins: May 2 and 16.
Messy Church: The third Saturday afternoon of each month.
Next meeting: Saturday May 18 , 2 – 4 pm. Learning through crafts and stories about the message of Good Friday and Easter. Come out for a family-friendly event – with fun and activities for the children.
PLEASE sign-up so that we can plan for food and craft kits.
April and May: 2019 – we have several movies as well as books taking us through the Easter season including Lent, Easter, Ascensiontide and Pentecost.
REGULAR WEEKLY/MONTHLY PROGRAMS
Prayer Shawl Group meets the second Wednesday of the month. Contact Helen Steenkamer-Punshon for more information. Next meeting: May 8, 9:30 – 11 am.
Dart Group meets each Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the down-stairs Hall. For more information contact Frank or Queenie Little. All are welcome to come along for an afternoon of fun.
Contemplative Worship Services will be the third Wednesday of the month. Next service: TBA
Tai Chi Group meets Thursday mornings, 10-11:30 am. Contact Georgina Duggan for more info.
Parish Drop-In The first and the third Thursday each month 1 – 3 pm. Next Drop-Ins: May 2 and 16, 2019.
Aprons & Briefcases: Contact Mimi Price for more information.