Below is a listing of parish events that might be of interest to other members of the diocesan family. To have an event added to this listing, please send details to Gisele McKnight.
Thursday, Aug. 8, 9:30 a.m. Annual ACW Summer Sale, Parish Hall, 75 King Street, Saint Andrews.
Friday, Aug. 9 Join the Summer Concert Series at Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton, Fridays at 12:10 p.m. Free-will offering accepted. All are welcome. Aug. 9 features the University of New Brunswick Summer Festival Concert Recital, forming part of UNB’s 25th annual Summer Music Festival.
• N E W • Saturday, Aug. 10, 8-10:30 a.m. Breakfast is served at the Anglican Parish of Prince William at St. Clements church hall, 6833 Route 102 in Dumfries. On the menu: pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, ham, home fries, baked beans, toast, donuts, fruit salad, tea, coffee and juice. Admission by donation, everyone welcome. Information: 575-8101.
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m. St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upham Cemetery memorial service. Music by Karen Pollock & Friends. Refreshments to follow. Please let those who don't have computers know about this service.
Monday, Aug. 12, 7:15 p.m. Trinity Church, 115 Charlotte St., Saint John presents Summer 2019 Stories & Songs Series, tonight featuring Tom & Mary Noel who will present an evening of their favourite tunes in the folk tradition based on their many public performances at local eateries and with other groups like UKES4U. A free-will offering will be taken, with half the proceeds to the presenter and half to the Trinity Church Steeple Campaign Fund.
Friday, Aug. 16 Join the Summer Concert Series at Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton, Fridays at 12:10 p.m. Free-will offering accepted. All are welcome. Aug. 16 features Frantically Atlantic, a Fredericton-based duo whose instruments include fiddle, vocals, hammered dulcimer, Irish bouzouki, bodhran, tin whistles, guitar, concertina and spoons.
• N E W • Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. The Monadnock Chorus will present ‘REQUIEM FOR THE LIVING’ at Portland United Church, 50 Newport Crescent, Saint John. The concert is part of the 60th anniversary tour of the New Hampshire choir, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Leese. Guest soprano soloist will be Saint John’s own Jessica McCormack, and joining the 55 member touring chorus will be local singers, rehearsed by Spencer Belyea. Come and enjoy the beautiful soaring melodies and luscious harmonies of the Dan Forrest composition, calling for peace in this world, accompanied by organ and instrumental ensemble. Free-will offering.
• N E W • Sunday, Aug. 18, 6 p.m. Drive-in worship at St. James the Less Gazebo, 4069 Route 620, Tay Creek. Special guests include Bishop David Edwards (speaker) and Jim O'Neill (music), along with One in the Spirit. Please note - the MacShack Foodtruck will NOT be there. Potluck barbecue follows at the home of Jim & Melody O'Neill, 3780 Route 620, which is also the rain location. Feel free to bring a salad or dessert. Meat will be provided by the O'Neill family. Everyone is welcome.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 7-10 a.m. Hoyt Fair Days community breakfast. Celebrate with a hearty and delicious breakfast with your friends and neighbours at the St. Luke Church, Hoyt. Adults $8; children 12 or under $4. See you for breakfast!
Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. Annual Ecumenical Service on historic Minister’s Island followed by a barbecue and picnic. Free access to the island for those attending the service. Between the inspirational service and the breathtaking view, not to mention the food, this is an event not to be missed!