Members of our parish with special guests from the diocesan Emerge retreat, February 2017

 

Starting in March 2017, Holy Eucharist is celebrated in the parish as follows:

  

1st and 3rd Sunday of each month:

 

9:15 am

St. Andrew’s, West Northfield

11:00 am

St. Paul's, Union Square

  

2nd and 4th Sunday of each month:

 

9:15 am

Transfiguration, Newburne

11:00 am

St. John’s-in-the-Wilderness, New Germany

 

 

Click on the calendar image to see our monthly schedule of events


 

 

 

 

 

ADVENT 2017

 

PARISH OF NEW GERMANY

 

.a time of waiting and watching

 

reflecting and preparing…

 

 

 

 

A variety of events is being planned for parishioners and the community to encourage us to reflect, and enjoy time together as we prepare to celebrate the gift of Christmas. Please join us, and bring friends. Mark the dates for as many of these events as you’d find meaningful!

 

 

 

                                          LAST SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT

                         SUNDAY, NOV 26th, THE REIGN OF CHRIST SUNDAY

 

                        9:15 am Holy Eucharist, Transfiguration, Newburne

 

 

                        11:00 am Holy Eucharist(HE) St John’s, New Germany

 

 

Our annual JESSE TREE SERVICE. We reflect on our story as people of God from creation to the birth of Jesus to our part as the story continues. Our children will be invited to place symbols on the tree as the story is told, and are asked to bring a photo of themselves ready to hang on the tree. After the service, we will take our annual ‘St John’s Family Photo’! 

 

 

 FOUR ADVENT EVENTS!! Learning… Activity… Music…

 

+++ EVENT #1 Wednesday, Nov 29th – 7-8:30pm at Bruce & Heather’s (West Northfield) VISITING IN THE PARISH & COMMUNITY - A conversation on helpful ideas for visiting… sick and shut-ins, bereaved, new to the community, former members…. (Led by Gordon Druggett)

 

 

 

+++ EVENT #2 Saturday, Dec 2nd 4:30-6:30pm at St John’s Church Hall An intergenerational ADVENT ACTIVITY EVENT….. All ages are invited to come to St John’s Hall for a light supper, some Advent activities and crafts, and a brief worship. There will be supplies provided to make an Advent Candle Arrangement (one per household) Please reserve a ‘kit’ and help us with numbers for the meal. Offers to help will be accepted as well. (Phone Heather Veinotte 543-3541 or Text Murray Elliott 521-2231)

 

 

 

Thursday, Dec 7th – 12:30 -3pm at St John’s Hall ST JOHN’S CHRISTMAS TEA Come and eat in or pick up a ‘take out’ Tea/ Lunch Enjoy the beauty, food and friends along with a ‘Bake Table’ and ‘Grabs’

 

 

Thursday, Dec 7th 4:30 – 6:30/7:00pm at St John’s Hall PARISH VISIT BY OUR DIOCESAN YOUTH & FAMILY MINISTRY CO-ORDINATOR – ALLIE COLP from 4:30 A FAMILY SUPPER of soup & sandwiches & A CONVERSATION for older children, youth and adults with ALLIE COLP about how we can work together and serve with our young people in the parish. (Activities and supervision will be provided for younger children)

 

 

 

+++ EVENT #3 Thursday, Dec 14th

7pm at Bruce & Heather’s A discussion on preparing PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE for use at our worship services and other questions about prayer (Led by Clair MacInnis)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, Dec 16th 5:30 for 6pm at St John’s Hall A PARISH CHRISTMAS KITCHEN PARTY A Potluck Meal with ‘homegrown’ entertainment! (Co-ordinated by Lisa & Avan Joudrey)

 

 

 

Tuesday, Dec 19th St John’s members & friends are invited to gather to prepare Christmas arrangements for our sick and shut-ins – contact Catherine R for time and location

 

 

+++ EVENT #4 Wednesday, Dec 20th

7pm An informal evening of CHRISTMAS MUSIC at St John’s church. We will look at the history, scriptural references, and meaning of some of our best loved Christmas carols….and we’ll sing!

(led by Catherine Robar& Clair MacInnis)

 

 

 

Thursday, Dec 21st or Friday, Dec 22nd

 

Carolling in the Village of New Germany - contact Lisa or Avan to confirm date and time.

 

 

                                     Saturday, Dec 23rd – 7 pm at St John’s Church

"Do not be afraid, Mary" - A service to acknowledge the sadness and difficulty of Christmas, to seek quiet hope and peace in the message of the angel and the courage of a young lady, Mary, the mother of God.

Holy Eucharist on the Eve of Advent 4 - All Welcome

 

 

Saturday, Dec 23rd – 7 pm at St John’s Church

"Do not be afraid, Mary" - A service to acknowledge the sadness and difficulty of Christmas, to seek quiet hope and peace in the message of the angel and the courage of a young lady, Mary, the mother of God.

Holy Eucharist on the Eve of Advent 4 - All Welcome

 

 

 

                                 * SUNDAY, DEC 24th FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

 

                            9:15 am Holy Eucharist Transfiguration, Newburne

 

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                                     SUNDAY, Dec 24th CHRISTMAS EVE

                                        SERVICES OF HOLY EUCHARIST

 

                        4:00 pm St John-in-the-Wilderness, New Germany

 

                        6:30 pm St Andrew’s, West Northfield

 

                        6:30 pm St Paul’s, Union Square

 

 

 

                      SUNDAY, DEC 31st FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

 

                               11:00 am Joint Anglican-Lutheran Parish Service

 

 

                     St Andrew’s, Lutheran, West Northfield

 

            followed by Luncheon, West Northfield Community Centre

 

 

 

LOOKING AHEAD…..

  • Our Youth are planning to attend CLAY 2018. 

 

 

The Anglican Parish of New Germany is an active collective of congregations who will warmly greet you and help you to join in our activities and worship. The Anglican Parish of New Germany is a parish family committed to growth and service in faith, unity, love, outreach and mission.

 

The Anglican Parish of New Germany is a large geographical parish with four historic churches, St. Andrew's, St. John-in-the-Wilderness, St. Paul's and Transfiguration, each with its own welcoming distinct community. It is a supportive community steeped in faith and committed to the gospel of Christ. This is reflected in the activities we choose to do, such as our bible studies, youth activities, and outreach to local organizations. The Anglican Parish of New Germany supports the Primates World Relief Development Fund (PWRDF) and Mission to Seafarers.

 

Our web site is a mission project we are delighted to share and hope to expand its capacity to reach others to its fullest potential. Within the Anglican Parish of New Germany we regularly get together for combined parish services and enjoy fellowship in our fundraising activities and social events. All of these activities are integral to our life and mission.