Upcoming Tea Talks:

January 21nd, 3:00pm. Our Worship and our Prophetic Action Speaker: Fr. Travis O’Brian, Rector, St. Barnabas Anglo- Catholic Church

February 18th, 3:00pm. The Medieval Bed

Speaker: Brian Pollick, PhD. Candidate, Dept. of History in Art, UVic.

Tea Talks is a program that combines thought-provoking speakers with homemade High tea. The program is free by donation. Childcare provided. Please RSVP.

Theology on Tap: continues in the New Year (with a break for Lent) on 3rd Wednesdays at 8pm, the next meeting being January 17th at the home of Nathan Janz and Bethany Murphy: 2739 5th Street. The topic is The Theological Virtues: Faith, Hope and Love. Nathan’s porter will be on tap, otherwise BYOB.

The Parish Directory: is now in its ‘beta’ version. Please email the office with photos or corrections. Hard copies will be available by the end of the month for $2 each — place your orders with the office.

Confirmation and Baptism: classes for adults and children will be offered during Lent. Please speak to the Rector if you or someone in your family is interested in finding out about taking one of these sacramental steps. First Communion classes will also be happing in preparation for Easter.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue: a night of live theatre in support of the diocesan Refugee Sponsorship Program. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 7:30PM – 9:30PM, Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue 1461 Blanshard. Tickets $25 available at Anglican Diocese of British Columbia synod office: 900 Vancouver St. (Hours: 8:30-4pm Monday-Thursday) *Cash or cheque only. Email synod@bc.anglican.ca for more information

Each day more seniors are coming to Our Place, which means we are getting more requests for canes; currently we do not have any to give to those struggling with their mobility.  If anyone has a cane they no longer need, please drop them off at the Our Place Spiritual Care Office.  Your generosity will allow us to provide the mobility aid needed by one of our family members the next time they ask us for a cane.

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