St. Andrew's is a Welcoming and Affirming Congregation

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year to start  supporting

Fairtrade at St. Andrew’s!

Christmas is coming soon and Fairtrade products would make wonderful Christmas gifts or stocking stuffers as well as much appreciated hostess gifts. Give a gift that gives back to less fortunate communities and honour the true meaning of Christmas. Make up a gift basket for someone special .You can even include a flyer or card letting them know that these products that they are about to enjoy made others joyful as well.If you are not sure what they would like Gift Certificates are available in the Church Office or at the gift card table on Sundays. Chocolate Bars $5.00 ea (assorted flavours ) Tea (16 bags per box), $6.00 ea (assorted caffeinated, decaf, herbal) Hot Chocolate mix (336g tin) $ 8.00 (some varieties Vegan Friendly), Cuppa Kindness Coffee (340g) $12.00 (light, medium and dark roast), Please come see our assortment of varieties and flavours and support both Fairtrade and St. Andrew’s Church.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF November 19-23, 2018

Are you considering gift card presents for your Christmas giving? Please consider shopping the extensive list of cards available through the Women’s Association. See the bulletin insert for the full list of cards that can be ordered and place your order by Dec 9th for guaranteed delivery 1 or 2 Sundays later. See us at our sales table in Iona Hall or outside the Chapel. Our regular selection of gas and grocery cards are available immediately. This week Fair Trade products will be available in Iona Hall.

SAVE THE DATE! The National International Outreach Committee is pleased to announce that The Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police Service returns to St. Andrew's on Monday December 3rd to present a wonderful concert of seasonal music. Please mark the date on your calendar and plan to attend.

 Join us on Wednesday, November 7 (12:15 - 12:45pm.) for the Noon Hour Concert. This Wednesday Glen Soulis & Joanne Bender will entertain us. Lunch is also available for a minimal cost.

St. Andrew’s will be welcoming new members on Sunday, November 25. If you are interested in joining the church, please contact Rev. Greg as soon as possible.

Family Night continues! Join us for our next Family Night on Sunday, November 25th. The fun and games begin at 4:30PM in the gym. The activities have been chosen with the hope that they will delight you with the sounds of Christmas. After trying out the various games, activities, and crafts, join us for more sounds of Christmas as we sing carols in the chapel, and hear a family friendly lesson from Rev. Greg. Finally, gather around the table for a big family meal. It’s going to be a great night! Please register below to let us know you are planning to come.

St. Andrew's is closed on Fridays with the exception of a special event or a funeral. Please feel free to leave a message on the person's voice mail that you are calling and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

The Annual Heather and Holly Bazaar will be held Saturday December 1, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Save the date!

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Looking for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Why not give the gift of a donation in their honour to your favourite St. Andrew’s Mission. For those who watch us on television for a birthday or anniversary you can make a donation to the TV ministry of St. Andrew’s in their name. A donation to C.E. or Youth, the bulletin, the library, Stephen Ministry, VIP, or a donation to support our church buildings all show your love of our church being shared with loved ones and friends. Cards are available from the office to send to the recipients to let them know of your generous and thoughtful gift.