Below is a list 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, Nov. 30, 4:30-6 p.m. The Anglican Parish of Woodstock presents a Christmas turkey take-out dinner. Adults $16, children 12 and under, $8. Family rate of two adults and two children $40. Tickets available St. Luke’s church office, 328-4304. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
To pick up your meal, please drive down Church Street and stop at the end of St Luke’s driveway. We will pass you your dinner for your paid ticket. You do not even need to get out of your car! Take an evening off from cooking.
Thursday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Annual ACW Pre-Christmas Auction at St. John’s, Salisbury. Bake sale, auction, refreshments. Lots to bid on: Christmas décor, household items, artwork, clothing and more. Check the parish Facebook page (Anglican Parish of Salisbury and Havelock) or call Sharon Hopper (506-372-4498), Cheryl Young (506-372-4719) or Chris Hayes (506-756-2296).
Dec. 1 & 2, 6 p.m. The Anglican Parish of Shediac presents a Christmas madrigal dinner theatre “Everyman” by Cora Alley. Young Smith Hall, Shediac Cape. $50 per person; tickets available until Nov. 5 following Sunday services and beginning Nov. 6 through the office. More information: 506-532-6960 or Email.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Annual Christmas tea hosted by the Anglican Parish of Kingston, at the Kingston Parish Hall. Cost is $12 per person. There will also be a bake table and a Christmas ‘new-to-you’ table. See you there!
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2-3 p.m. Parish of Hammond River presents Speaker Series: Falls Prevention with guest speaker Pam Wallace PT, at Holy Trinity Church Hall. at 2 Hammond River Rd. Quispamsis. Preventing a fall is key to your health and wellness this winter. Everyone is welcome! Coffee, tea & snacks provided. There's no fee to attend. For more information call 506-647-8170. This event is made possible by Holy Trinity Church, a community in action.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Christmas bazaar at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Hillsborough. Baked goods, books, Christmas items and more. Hosted by St. Mary’s ACW.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 4 p.m. Memorial Tree Lighting service at St. John the Baptist, 29 Woolrich St., Riverview. This is a service of reflection to celebrate and give thanks for the life and witness of our departed loved ones.
Sunday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m. Advent Lessons and Carols at Christ Church Cathedral.
Sunday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m. Advent service of lessons and carols - darkness into light – at St. George’s Anglican Church, Moncton. Come for a traditional service of paired lessons, anthems and carols sung by the Archdeaconry of Moncton combined choir and congregations. A collection will be taken to benefit the work of the Peter McKee Community Centre, Headstart and Harvest House. A reception will follow the service with take-home materials for the Advent season available.
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 11:30–1:30 The ACW of Christ Church Cathedral invite Cathedral members and friends to celebrate the coming of Christmas. We will gather at Cathedral Memorial Hall for soup, rolls, sweets, tea and coffee, surrounded by a display of Snowmen and Santa Claus. Personal care items and donations will be collected for Grace House women's shelter.
Share your snowmen and Santa decorations: please deliver to the office between 9 a.m. - 12 noon weekdays (don't forget to label them with your name).
Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Advent Fun at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Fredericton. Pre-school and school-age children and their families are welcome to come and learn about Advent, make some crafts, play some games and have lunch. No cost. All are welcome.
Saturday, Dec. 16, 5 & 6:30 p.m. The parishes of Waterford, St. Mark and Sussex present The Living Manger, now in its 30th year. Come and see the live-action Christmas story as told in the scriptures, with actors and live animals. Dress warmly; refreshments served after the final performance; offering will support Sussex Sharing Club’s food program. Location: St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Needle Street, Sussex Corner.