SUNDAY Service 10am + live at FB: Halifax Lutheran Church
SUNDAYS 10-11AM Hybrid worship (in-person and online simultaneously)
COMMUNION - Every Sunday. For those of you participating online,
please watch this invitation to Communion.
Sunday readings can be found at: https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu//
Sunday school- activity sheets provided in the church hall and part way through worship children are invited forward for a talk with Suzy (a red-headed puppet);
A story and craft are offered for children after the Kid's Corner.
coffee and fellowship - following worship most Sundays
OCTOBER's focus: Stewardship and Gratitude
Indigenous siblings have a beautiful practice where they begin gatherings acknowledging that BEFORE ALL ELSE THERE IS GRATITUDE.
What gratitudes are in Our heart?
All Saint's Sunday (Nov.5) we honour those who have died in the past year by lighting a candle and remembering them in prayer. To have a loved one's name included, speak with Pr Kimber
Nov.12 - guest preacher military chaplain Rev. Mark Kalvitis. We remember in our prayers ELCIC military chaplains
KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON - UPDATES
To participate in ongoing online ministry and events (Bible Studies and other) ask to join the email distribution list, and/or connect via Facebook Group "Halifax Lutheran Church."
In the month of October, -continued through Nov. 19- we are gathering stories for this year’s Advent/Christmas devotions.
Share a paragraph about a gift you received or a gift you have given: a unique exchange, unexpected, one that was hard to give/receive, particularly meaningful, or special in some way? How did it feel? What was the occasion? Et cetera. Send via email. If you would like to write a whole devotion based on this theme, please talk with Pr. Kimber
For the month of October you are invited to 30min prayer time.
Come in person or join via FB Live in the group: Halifax Lutheran Church
a prayer book journal is in the hall to add your prayers to. Prayer requests can also be sent to the church via email or added to comments on FB
Topic: Devotion and reflection on Baptism
Tues. Sept 19, Tues. Oct. 17, Tues. Nov. 21, Tues. Dec. 12
in the nursery room.
The study uses Living the Catechism
by Rev. Don Johnson and recently revised by Bp. Susan Johnson, to contribute to the discussion.
Wednesdays at 11am - you are invited to join the walking group that meets at the church for an easy paced 2.5km walk. This walk is in partnership with #NSWalks and Pr. Kimber is a trained walking leader. Bathrooms will be available prior to and after the walk.
for more info on #NSWalks visit:
Nov. 19 - UNDIES - for Souls Harbour Mission
Soul's Harbour requests NEW underwear to support their work with homeless and precariously housed. Adult underwear, all sizes, all genders. Please bring to the church by/on Nov.19th
Nov. 28 - WRAPPING+ PACKING SHOEBOXES for Mission to Seafarers, 1:30-3pm
please have items to the church by this date and time.
Items: shoe boxes, work gloves, deodorant, shaving cream, shampoo, lip balm, toothbrushes/toothpaste, playing cards
The first two files are June and July's calendar 2023
ACM is scheduled for Sun. Feb.19, 2023! beginning 12pm
This is an INPERSON event
NOTE - There are a number of important topics for discussion. INperson attendance is recommended. A Zoom link will be provided through email for those who absolutley can not come in person.
If you are unsure if you are an official member or would like to become a member of the congregation, please send and email to the church. Official membership allows a person to vote and to hold positions on church council.
Council positions -
Council is always seeking members who are interested in participating in the monthly duties and leadership needs of the congregation. All members are welcome to offer to sit on church council. It is a the ACM that new council members are officially elected to serve. If you are interested in serving in this way, please send an email to the church.
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