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.

 

March 20, 7-9 p.m. The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke will hold a series of presentations, with guest presenter Pastor John Stewart, President & CEO, Life Radio – Miramichi,  on the topic of “Living a Holy Life” on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent. Format: introduction and prayers, scripture reading, presentation, interview of the presenter, question & answer, light refreshments. These sessions are open to the entire community and will be videotaped for parish use. St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, 214 Pleasant Street, Miramichi. 

Wednesday, March 20, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.  Lenten Lunch Series, "Food for Body & Soul" at the Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. This is an ecumenical event with a different church hosting lunch each week. Guest speaker for each week will be announced once confirmed. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, March 23, 8 - 11 a.m.   Monthly breakfast at St. Luke's Hall, corner of Metcalf and Lansdowne, Saint John. Sausages, bacon, eggs, toast, pancakes, home fries and beverage. $6 per person. A joint presentation of the Saint John Y Service Club and St. Luke's, with proceeds to outreach ministries.

Sunday, March 24, 9-10 a.m. Lenten Congregational Breakfast, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Light breakfast following the early morning church service. Everyone welcome.

Monday, March 25 12:15 p.m.   Springtime for the Soul II Lenten Talks, with Bishop Bill Hockin and the Rev. Albert Snelgrove, at Crowne Plaza, Fredericton. Today’s talk is entitled "Getting the Most out of Church" (Luke 18)

Wednesday, March 27, 12 noon-1:30 p.m. Lenten Lunch Series, "Food for Body & Soul" at the Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. This is an ecumenical event with a different church hosting lunch each week. Guest speaker for each week will be announced once confirmed. Everyone welcome.

March 27, 7-9 p.m.  The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke will hold a series of presentations, with guest presenter Rev. Lawrence D. Hartley, Pastor, Highland African Methodist Episcopal Church, Amherst, N.S., on the topic of “Living a Holy Life” on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent. Format: introduction and prayers, scripture reading, presentation, interview of the presenter, question & answer, light refreshments. These sessions are open to the entire community and will be videotaped for parish use. St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, 214 Pleasant Street, Miramichi.

Saturday, March 30, 10:30 a.m.  "Sleep your way to health" presentation at Holy Trinity Church, 2 Hammond River Rd, Quispamsis. Join us for an informative presentation and lively discussion about normal sleep, sleep disorders and sleep hygiene. Lunch to follow. Guest speaker Laura Woodhouse is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and a Registered Polysomnography Technician at the Atlantic Sleep Centre. No fee to attend; however, a free-will offering for mission projects would be appreciated. Organized by the Parish of Hammond River Health Ministry Team. Call 647-8170 to register.

Saturday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.  Live music worship night — Open Hearts - Open Spaces - Open Worship — at St. Paul's, 486 Kennebecasis Road, Hampton.

•  N E W  •  Saturday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. Open Hearts-Open Space-Open Worship at St. Paul’s in Hampton (486 Kennebecasis Road). Come and join the stream of praise that's been flowing from this place for more than two centuries. Join Christian, Jessie, and the Worship Night Band in building a collective community of worshipers!

•  N E W  •  Sunday, March 31, 4 p.m. Lenten Evensong at Christ Church (Parish of Fredericton), Corner of Westmorland & Charlotte streets, Fredericton. Led by the combined choirs of Holy Trinity, New Maryland; Christ Church (Parish), Fredericton; St. Mary’s, York and St. Peter’s, Fredericton. Under the musical leadership of Alice Boyd, Sandra Gereau, Willis Noble. Seasonal church music in the context of the timeless beauty of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer.

Sunday, March 31, 9-10 a.m.  Lenten Congregational Breakfast, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Light breakfast following the early morning church service. Everyone welcome.

Sunday, March 31, 4-5 p.m.  Service of Evensong, All Saints Anglican Church, 77 King Street, St. Andrews. Steve Braithwaite and the Evensong Choir will present the latest in a series of sung services. Light refreshments to follow in the church. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, April 3, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.  Lenten Lunch Series, "Food for Body & Soul" at the Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. This is an ecumenical event with a different church hosting lunch each week. Guest speaker for April 3 will be Bishop David Edwards. Everyone welcome.

April 3, 7-9 p.m.  The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke will hold a series of presentations, with guest presenter the Rev. Gerald Blaquiere, Pastor, United Church of Canada – Tabusintac Pastoral Charge on the topic of “Living a Holy Life” on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent. Format: introduction and prayers, scripture reading, presentation, interview of the presenter, question & answer, light refreshments. These sessions are open to the entire community and will be videotaped for parish use. St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, 214 Pleasant Street, Miramichi. 

Saturday, April 6, 8:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.  NEXT, a children’s ministry conference designed to encourage and equip leaders and volunteers at Full Gospel Church 2256 Larry Uteck Blvd, Bedford, NS. Youth and youth leaders are encouraged to attend. Cost: $50 (Early bird $40 before March 24, $55 at the door). Further info: cbacyf.ca/next/; YIG is willing to assist with some of the cost. Email for information. 

Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  "Come to the Waters" Retreat, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Led by the Rev. Kevin Borthwick. Lunch provided. Call the parish office to register (529-8662). Everyone welcome.

Sunday, April 7, 14, 9-10 a.m.  Lenten Congregational Breakfast, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Light breakfast following the early morning church service. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, April 10, 12 noon-1:30 p.m.  Lenten Lunch Series, "Food for Body & Soul" at the Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. This is an ecumenical event with a different church hosting lunch each week. Guest speaker for each week will be announced once confirmed. Everyone welcome.

April 10, 7-9 p.m.  The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke will hold a series of presentations, with guest presenter the Ven. Sandy MacPherson, Archdeacon of Chatham, on the topic of “Living a Holy Life” on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent. Format: introduction and prayers, scripture reading, presentation, interview of the presenter, question & answer, light refreshments. These sessions are open to the entire community and will be videotaped for parish use. St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, 214 Pleasant Street, Miramichi.

•  N E W  •  Friday, April 12, 11 a.m. Community lunch & movie matinee — join us at Holy Trinity Church, 2 Hammond River Rd., Quispamsis (next to the Hammond River Bridge) for lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with movie matinee at 1 p.m. Feature movie is "Miracles from Heaven" based on the real story of a little girl and her amazing story of hope and healing. It features Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers & Queen Latifah. Rated PG. Everyone is welcome! A free-will offering for mission projects would be appreciated. For information contact the parish office at 847-0850.

Saturday, April 13, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.  Crafting Day, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Come join the All Saints Craft Guild for a day of crafts, food, prizes and fun! The day will start at 9:30 with coffee and muffins, and at noon there will be a potluck lunch. The day will wrap up at 5 p.m. A free will offering will be collected for hall and craft guild expenses.

Sunday, April 14, 9-10 a.m.  Lenten Congregational Breakfast, Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. Light breakfast following the early morning church service. Everyone welcome.

April 16, 2-7 p.m.   It’s Advance Care Planning Day in Canada. As such, there will be a Death Expo at the STU Conference Centre on Forest Hill Road, Fredericton. Attend for free and gather information about services and resources available to support you and your loved ones in planning for end-of-life care. You will have the opportunity to ask experts in their fields. Educational presentations on relevant topics will take place starting at 2 p.m. and a new presenter will take the stage every hour on the hour. 

April 17, 7-9 p.m.  The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke will conclude the Lenten series on the topic of “Living a Holy Life” with the Ven. Cathy Laskey, Executive Archdeacon, Anglican Diocese of Fredericton, during a service of Holy Communion and sermon. All are welcome at St. Andrew’s Church, 214 Pleasant Street Miramichi.

Wednesday, April 17, 12 noon-1:30 p.m. Lenten Lunch Series, "Food for Body & Soul" at the Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews. This is an ecumenical event with a different church hosting lunch each week. Guest speaker for each week will be announced once confirmed. Everyone welcome.

Friday, April 19, 11 a.m.-12 noon.  Ecumenical Good Friday Service, All Saints Anglican Church, 77 King Street, St. Andrews. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, April 20, 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Enjoy eggs, bacon, sausage, juice, coffee/tea, plus baked beans, biscuits and jam – all homemade! The cost is $8 for this delicious breakfast at Cathedral Memorial Hall, 168 Church St., Fredericton. Proceeds from this monthly community breakfast will go toward improvements in the sound system at Christ Church Cathedral.

Monday, April 22, 1-3 p.m.  Easter Monday community dinner to bring everyone together for a celebratory meal – people who would otherwise be eating alone, couples, families, those who can’t afford a meal, those who are not able to prepare a meal, everyone is welcome! Menu: baked ham, potato scallop, baked beans, rolls/butter, apple crisp with whipped cream, tea/coffee. Donations accepted. Everyone welcome. Anglican Parish Hall, 75 King Street, Saint Andrews, N.B.

Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m.  Mothers' Union, Diocese of Fredericton, invite you to attend the Annual Diocesan Spring Rally, taking place at St. John’s Anglican Church, Parish of Richmond. The theme this year is Sowing the Seeds of the Spirit. Registration at 9 a.m.; banner parade at 10 a.m. Guest speakers for the day will be the Rev. Canon Caleb Twinamatsiko, Parish of Pennfield and Mary Beth Rideout, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Woodstock. Registration fee is $12. Deadline is April 13. Information: Lilian at 476-9128.

•  N E W  •  Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m.   Easter Evensong at Holy Trinity Church, Parish of New Maryland, 1224 Hwy 101, Nasonworth Led by the combined choirs of Holy Trinity, New Maryland; Christ Church (Parish), Fredericton; St. Mary’s, York and St. Peter’s, Fredericton. Under the musical leadership of Alice Boyd, Sandra Gereau, Willis Noble. Seasonal church music in the context of the timeless beauty of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer.

Sunday, April 28, 11 a.m.-12 noon. Service of Lessons and Carols for Easter, All Saints Anglican Church, 77 King Street, St. Andrews.  This service is planned by music director Janet Tidd and associate priest Kevin Borthwick for the Octave Day of Easter. Patterned on the Service of Lessons and Carols held at Christmas, the lessons and hymns chosen for this service will proclaim the victory over sin and death that Easter celebrates. Refreshments will follow the service in the church.

Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m. -2:30 p.m.  Townwide Yard Sale St. Andrews. Youth and Family Ministry Committee of Anglican Parish of St. Andrews will be participating in the yard sale at the Parish Hall, 75 King Street, St. Andrews.

Saturday, May 25, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Crafting Class with Shelley hosted by Anglican Parish of St. Andrews Fellowship Committee. Coffee and snacks at 9:30 a.m. Class starts at 10 a.m.

May 31-June 1  ONE conference for middle and high school aged youth and youth leaders and volunteers, planned for Moncton Coliseum. Cost: $75 (early bird), $80 (regular) per person. The conference includes guest speakers, award-winning bands, activities, fun and worship. Further info: www.onecon.ca.

•  N E W  •  Sunday, June 9, 4 p.m.   Pentecost Evensong at St. Mary, York, 780 McEvoy Street, Fredericton (Northside) Led by the combined choirs of Holy Trinity, New Maryland; Christ Church (Parish), Fredericton; St. Mary’s, York and St. Peter’s, Fredericton. Under the musical leadership of Alice Boyd, Sandra Gereau, Willis Noble. Seasonal church music in the context of the timeless beauty of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer.