The Lay Pastoral Care Ministry: Is presently in need of individual meals for the freezer in the Hall.  The need continues year round.  Containers or freezer bags, labelled as to content and whether allergen free (e.g. gluten, lactose, nut)  may be brought to church on Sunday morning, or to the office during Jessica’s regular hours.  Questions may be directed to: Alison Lockhart.

CD release concert and reception: “The Sea is Wide” Esther-Ruth Teel /
Celtic Harp and Voice. Chapel of the New Jerusalem, Christ Church Cathedral, South door off Burdett. 7 pm, Tuesday August 29. Admission free, CDs $20

Save the dates! Sister Jeannie Lynne will be taking her vows on September 21st in the New Jerusalem Chapel at Christ Church Cathedral, 7pm. Mother Meagan Crosby-Shearer will be inducted as Rector at St. Matthias October 16thPlease pray for them as they fulfill their vocation.

It’s not too late to register for the upcoming diocesan We Together Conference happening at Christ Church Cathedral September 15-16th. Three keynote speakers and 18 workshops are planned. This is when the diocesean family comes together to share, learn, worship and pray together. Join us! Register online at or call the synod office for more information: 250.386.7781.

Diocesan Women’s Retreat October 20-22, 2017 at Camp Pringle, Shawinigan Lake. Facilitated by the Rev. Canon Dr. Dawna Wall. Spiritual Direction from The Rev. Clara Plamondon. The themes of the retreat are: A Rule of Life, Loving God, Loving Neighbours, Loving Self. Registration deadline October 11.

St. Matthias Presents two concerts: “On Wings of Song”, September 8, 2017, 7:30pm. Featuring Sandra Fletcher on piano, Arlene Overman Mezzo Soprano and Mayu Kiotabashi on Flute. Some of the selections will be by Steckmest, Reinecke and Chaminade. October 2, 2017 Emmet Cahill from Celtic Thunder on his first Canadian stop of his solo summer tour. Tickets are available online now at Or in the office at St. Matthias (office hours are 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday to Thursday).

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