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.  

Dec. 3 & 4   Trinity Church, 115 Charlotte St., Saint John, will host a pre-Christmas clear-out of used books. All books are $1, and during the last hour of each sale day, shoppers may fill a plastic shopping bag for $5. You must be vaccinated and masked, and sanitize hands upon arrival, to enter. Friday time is 6-8 p.m. Saturday time is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sale will be held in the Bennett Room. Call 650-1502 on sale day for more information, or email gosswalk@nbnet.nb.ca .

Sunday, Dec. 12, 1:30-3 p.m.  Trinity Church, 115 Charlotte St., Saint John, will host an afternoon reading of poems by Edgar Guest, led by David Goss and JoAnne Rivers. Guest’s evocative and memorable poems that reflect on Christmas will be featured. Guest was knows as the “people’s poet” during his long career as a syndicated columnist in over 300 North American newspapers. About two dozen of his best will be read, as will some commentary on his life from 1898-1959. This event is limited to 40 people, and all participants must be vaccinated and masked, and sanitize hands upon arrival. Donations may be made to support Trinity’s community Christmas outreach. Information:  gosswalk@nbnet.nb.ca .

Dec. 17 & 18, 6-8 p.m.  Live Nativity, Christ Church Pennfield, 68 Route 778. Join us for " a walk through Bethlehem" and experience the night of the birth of Christ in a live and interactive way. Live animals, carols, live music, hot chocolate, cider and cookies. Food bank donations accepted.