Algoma Deanery Week of August 29

Events Coming Soon: Sunday, September 4th, 9am at St. George’s in Echo Bay (159 Church St.) – Prayer Breakfast. This is in celebration of 90 years since consecration. There will be pancakes, sausages, coffee, tea, juice, and – of course – prayers.  By donation. Saturday, September 10th, 10am – 2pm at Emmaus (1643 Wellington St. E),…

Algoma Deanery Week of August 22

Good day! There are a few interesting events coming up in the next few weeks: “Taize on the Beach” This Wednesday, August 24, 7:30pm at the W.I Park in Richards Landing. Enjoy quiet prayers and singing, light a candle for a loved one or a concern… Trunk Sale! Saturday, September 10th, 10am – 2pm at…

Algoma Deanery Week of August 15

Good day 🙂 Our annual Lay Readers’ Conference is quickly approaching. Please stay tuned for a posting on the diocesan website for details.  “Lay Readers” Conference is a bit of a misnomer – this really is open to any and all leaders of the church, including clergy.  While you wait for that posting, here are…

Algoma Deanery Week of August 8

Good day everyone, Raising Money for God’s Mission in Madagascar:  With the Archbishop’s approval, the Anglican Missions Service Committee is initiating a diocesan-wide fundraiser to collect money for the inner city school and for the orphanage in Madagascar that Mary Sherwood founded many years ago.  Mary had been our primary fundraiser – travelling across Canada…

Algoma Deanery Week of August 1

Happy holiday Monday! A Reminder: I haven’t mentioned this for some time but, yes, we are having the usual Annual Lay Readers’ Conference beginning the evening of Friday, September 30 and continuing through the day on Saturday, October 1st.  The Friday evening service will be a diocesan-wide acknowledgement of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. …

St. Vincent Place Outreach in Need of Your Help

For those of you in the Sault Ste Marie, please consider helping out and please pass along this information to others who may be interested as well: Sara McCleary is looking for volunteers to spend some time in their Thrift Store. The Thrift Store hours are Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm. Sara can be…

Algoma Deanery Week of July 25

Good day, This cool weather certainly is a switch from last week!   Congratulations to St. James, Goulais River, who yesterday celebrated their 125th year (+2) since their consecration. The rest of us will be observing James’ Holy Day today.  I am very glad that the rain held off until after your outdoor worship service!  Below is…

125 Years for St. James in Goulais River!

Well….actually….this is a delayed celebration of 125 years. Marking this important number had to wait two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic closures and such. This coming Sunday, July 24th, 2022 at 10am the worship service begins. Archbishop Anne Germond will be preaching and presiding. Following the service you can enjoy a delicious barbecue accompanied…

Algoma Deanery Week of July 18

Greetings on this gorgeous, soon to be very hot, day! I don’t have any upcoming events to tell you about but, if you know of any, please fill us in.  On that note… A Fact about Fridays:  Our western society and the church (especially the early church) have an extremely different view of Fridays. Our…