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Have you signed up for the Thanksgiving Dinner or Vicar of Dibley Marathon yet...?

Vicar of Dibley  20-Episode Marathon  - Saturday, October 25

See the website or the poster in the foyer for complete details.  

Please pre-register with Peggy ([email protected] /604-619-5576) or Heather at ([email protected]/604-924-1935)                               

Volunteers to help with food and other tasks are needed.


- Sponsor an intrepid Marathoner - pledge forms are making the rounds.

- Come out for award winning BBC wedding coverage (Hugo & Alice not Will & Kate)



Building and Grounds Needs You!

Now it's time to step up and fill those big shoes! If you have a way with a hammer, a plunger, a shovel, a level, or a paintbrush (or just a telephone, and know how to delegate!), your help on the Buildings and Grounds Committee is very much required.

Please talk to Christine or the wardens if you are willing to put in a few hours per month with this valuable group!                                   

Messy Church: October 16th at 5 PM  

Child-oriented worship that involves food, family, fun and faith! 

A gathering of parents and children from St. Catherine's preschool and Gloria Dei 

African Children’s Choir:

Sunday, October 26, @ 6:30pm, at West Vancouver Baptist Church. The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances.  The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favourites.  The concert is free and open to all.  Space is limited.  A free-will offering will be taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.

Ecojustice Workshop: On Saturday, Oct 18th, 10:00 am -4:00 pm at Holy Name Church Hall, 33rd and Cambie. A workshop on the urgent call to ecological discipleship facilitated by Sister Mary Rowell, CSJ, PhD UofT and Bob McKeon, PhD, Office of Social Justice, Edmonton on Fee: $55.00, please bring lunch.  Scholarships available - please request when you register. Co-sponsored by the Canadian Religious Conference, Office of Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation and Programs in Earth Literacies.

To register: email: [email protected] or 250 220 4601, 604 272 4779  website:


North Vancouver Safe House Program: This is a reminder that the North Vancouver Region of Anglican and Lutheran Churches are still involved in the North Vancouver Safe House Program.  Each church has been assigned certain items to bring to church and donate to the program.  The North Vancouver Safe Houses are for homeless youth in our community and over the past two years we have donated literally thousands of dollars worth of items to this important program.  These donations allow the Safe Houses to spend more of their resources on educational and vocational programming for homeless youth.

If you have any questions please contact Patrick at St John Church at 604-986-1151 or email him at [email protected] Thank you so much for your support.

Vacuum Needed A sturdy Vacuum Cleaner in good working order is still needed for the church. If you have a vacuum you would like to donate, please contact Randy in the church office.