Sunday Service – March 7

Hi everyone
Today’s Service is available here: https://youtu.be/yn2Mt42RFsE
Attached you will find the readings, announcements and words for the music as well as an ad for A Holocost remembrance service and a fundraising chocolate event for Easter.
Thanks to all that joined us for Vestry today. It was quick and should I say fun to see and talk to everyone.

Have a great week! 


St. John’s Anglican Church 

Sunday Service – Feb 28

Hi everyone
Today we began live services again so it takes more than an hour to get the recorded version put together and online, The aim is to have it up between two and four each Sunday. We are looking at alternative methods for live streaming but that will take a little investment in equipment including a better camera and a good microphone.

The service is now available on youtube here: https://youtu.be/-Qhg4vCCzWQ
Announcements and readings are attached.

Please remember next week is Vestry. If you think you are going to have issues connecting contact Wil in advance to give it a try.

The following is a note from Klaus Effenberger. It was read by Monica at his funeral and is to the members of the church. It’s unfortunate that COVID made it impossible to attend for many who would have liked to come. I know your thoughts and prayers are with Monica and Dorothy. Anyway, without further adieu…

Hello Everyone,

I want to thank everybody here who has to listen to a long two-hour speech unfortunately I don’t know if I have enough air to have a two-hour speech. I would like to thank everyone here in church, the congregation who had taken in my late son Keith, myself and Monica who has the fortune to read this two-hour speech. I personally feel very much at home here. Unfortunately, I missed a few Sundays and want to thank everyone who has taken us into your church family. This church is my second home. I wish that I had been a little bit younger and a little bit more helpful to the church.

Worship your god and serve only him. – Matthew 4.10
Have a great week and see you at Vestry!


St. John’s Anglican Church 

Sunday Service – Feb 21

Hi everyone
I come bearing good news! The diocese has given us permission to again have live services. This means we will begin allowing 30 people in the church for each Sunday service starting February 28th. Again our service times will be 9am and 11am to allow for cleaning of the church between services. Masks are required and social distancing will be maintained. Of course the 11am service will be recorded and posted to Youtube as soon as possible. We are still hoping to eventually be able to broadcast live at 11, but not yet.

This weeks service is available on Youtube here: https://youtu.be/jCu_s3bIBmE
As usual the readings and announcements are attached.

Quick reminder that vestry is in two weeks. If you haven’t seen the package, let us know.

Have a great week in the snow. Stay safe and see you next week..either in person or on the net!


St. John’s Anglican Church 

Ash Wednesday Service

Hi everyone.
I’ve always wondered if Ash Wednesday is attended less than your average Sunday is because people are busy in the week or for some other reason. Well, if you haven’t been to an Ash Wednesday Service in a while, here’s your chance.
The service can be found here: https://youtu.be/Hm7GJFZkgeI
The readings and weekly prayer list are attached. The service is also attached for those who wish to follow along.

Stay safe and see you Sunday.


St. John’s Anglican Church 

Sunday Service – Feb 14

Hi everyone
I hope you’ve had a good week. I’m glad we will again be allowed to leave our homes even if it is with caution. Hopefully the diocese will soon give us the go ahead to have live services again.
Today’s service is available here: https://youtu.be/i1Q1Kouzxug
The announcements and readings are attached.
Two notes of importance.
1) Watch your email for the Vestry Report. You should receive it Monday. If you do not receive it please let us know. It gives instructions for attending the Vestry Meeting on March 7th as well as containing all the usual reports.
2) Wednesday is Ash Wednesday so there will be a service available Wednesday morning. I will send it out in an email as well.
Hope you have a great week in the snow.

God Bless!

Sunday Service – Feb 7

Hi everyone
Hope you’ve had a great week.
Today’s service can be found here after 6am Sunday: https://youtu.be/zzpYspTQYGc
The readings and announcements are attached as usual.
There is also a longer sermon if you’re interested. It can be found here. https://youtu.be/PI-yUBWtcP4

Have a safe and warm week. Hope to see you all soon!


St. John’s Anglican Church 

Sunday Service – Jan 31

Hello everyone!
Hope you’ve kept warm and safe this past week.
Today’s service can be found here: https://youtu.be/_fCcTmjnWNY
The Readings and announcements are attached below and the words for the hymns are in the video.
Let’s hope February is a great month for everyone. Don’t forget Ash Wednesday is in two weeks.The diocese has advised us that there will be no public imposition of ashes but we’re working on some ideas. Stay tuned!
Have a great week and see you next Sunday. Don’t forget we’re here to help if you need us for anything, so don’t be a stranger.
God Bless.

St. John’s Anglican Church 

Sunday Service – Jan 24

Good Morning People of St. John’s!
Hope you’ve had a great week and are warm and comfy at home.

Today’s service will be available at 6am on Sunday here:
https://youtu.be/46we44-qLnE
As usual, the readings are attached and the words are in the video.
Now, on to some important news. We have delayed Vestry by 1 month to work out exactly how we can reach everyone and in the hope the lock down will be over, Because of COVID, we hope to have an Hybrid Vestry with those that can join us in person and others at home joining by either computer or phone on Zoom. Vestry reports will be mailed out after our next Warden’s meeting, February 9th. At that time we will also release the list of voting members of Vestry. Please make sure that if you think you should be on it, you are. Anyone who attended (watched) at least 3 services and donated at least 5 dollars to the church is allowed to vote assuming they vote at only one parish’s Vestry. A reminder to those in leadership, that Vestry reports need to be in in the next few days for us to get them printed and mailed out on time.

Have a great week, keep safe and don’t forget to pray for each other.

May God Bless you all!


St. John’s Anglican Church 
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Sunday Service – Jan 10

Hi everyone.
We hope you’ve had a wonderful and safe week.
Today’s service uses the pg 185 service from the BAS which is available on the resources page of the anglican church website anglican.ca, if you don’t already have it.
The announcements and readings are attached below and the service is available on YouTube here:
https://youtu.be/yLDUmmBCNmY
Remember, if there is anything you need or if you just need someone to talk to during this lockdown, we are here to help in any way we can. Just let us know.
Since we’re all locked up, why not spend some of that time reading scripture and in prayer. If you don’t have access to a bible, let us know, we’ll get you one.

A reminder that Vestry is coming soon. It’s scheduled for the first Sunday in February, February 7th. We’ll let you know details as soon as we are able. Ministry leaders, please start working on your reports. They will be due two weeks before Vestry so we can get them out before vestry.

Have a great week and see you soon…we hope.
God bless.


St. John’s Anglican Church