Algoma Deanery Week of November 7, 2022

Welcome to a rainy Monday 🙂 (It’s raining where I am anyway). I am struck by the beauty of God’s creation as I look at blowing leaves and looming grey clouds. God is awesome! Of interest, perhaps: In the entry below about Leo the Great, I mention that he was a defender of orthodoxy. Many…

Algoma Deanery Week of October 31, 2022

Good day, Events & Worship Services Upcoming: Tuesday, November 1st, 7pm at Emmaus: All Saints’ Day worship service with The Rev. Bruce McLeish presiding. If you are not in the Sault or nervous about COVID, please join the Zoom worship service at 7pm with The Ven. Dr. Jay Koyle and The Rev. Susan Koyle. The Zoom invitation will be…

Algoma Deanery Week of Oct.24, 2022

Good day, Tomorrow I’ll be “attending” a free webinar offered by The Lewis Centre for Church Leadership. It is called “Improving Worship Attendance in a Post-Pandemic World.”  Anyone interested in joining me? (Noon – 1:30 pm) The link to register is below…(Hopefully, this will be time well spent):   All Saints’ Day Zoom Evening Prayer:  Jay…

Algoma Deanery Week of October 17

Good day! Coming Up: Saturday, October 29th Emmaus is having a Fall Rummage Sale.  That also happens to be the day of our Deanery Council meeting (9am – noon) for all of you wardens and treasurers out there.  (I don’t remember if we set a location for that meeting…I’ll let you know when I know.)…

Algoma Deanery Week of October 10

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving!! Here is a Thanksgiving Day prayer for you: God of heaven and earth, we sing of your bounty and your goodness in the abundant harvest, in the changing seasons, and in the wonder of nature. With generous hearts, may we share what we have received with those who have little, so…

Algoma Deanery Week of October 3

Good day! For those of you who experienced the conference this past Saturday, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that all of the speakers were insightful and helpful – and probably raised some questions in your mind.   One of the things that Dr. Juan Oliver raised was that we are living in God’s kingdom. Both…

Algoma Deanery Week of September 26

Good day, This Friday, September 30th, at 7pm is the Diocesan Gathering for Truth & Reconciliation. You can join via Zoom or you can head to Emmaus if you’re in the area.  Saturday, October 1st is the annual conference for church leadership. This is also available via Zoom or in person at Emmaus. If you…

Help Needed! ACW Secretary: Algoma Deanery

Good day 🙂 Please spread the word – and possibly do some personal prayer discernment – regarding this position that needs to be filled. Our deanery ACW executive meets once each month at Holy Trinity in the Sault and requires someone to take minutes, type them up, and then send them by email as an…

Algoma Deanery Week of Sept.12

Good day, It is a quiet week this week but a reminder that Christ Church in the Soo will be having their second fundraising dinner on the 23rd at 5:30 PM.  The Stuffed Roast Pork dinner is by reservation/ticket only and there are a limited number of seats available.  Cost of a reservation/ticket is $25.00 and…

Algoma Deanery Week of September 5

Happy Labour Day to you!  (Upcoming events are at the bottom of the post – different from the usual so I thought I’d better tell you).  Here is a prayer for you today:  Almighty God, your Son Jesus Christ dignified our labour by sharing our toil. Be with your people where they work; make those…