Welcome to St John's!
St John's Anglican Church
4821 50 Street
Olds, Alberta T4H 1E4
Church Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Reverend Dr. Robert Sears
(NOTE: Dr. Sears is also 1/2 time Incumbent at St Cyprian, Lacombe. See Calendar for dates he is in Olds each month)
The Reverend Inez Hannett
To rent the church or parish hall for an event, contact St John's by email or phone 403.556.3967.
- $30 for Partial Day either morning, afternoon or evening
- $45 for Full Day
Prices subject to change by Parish Council. St John's Anglican Church reserves the right to accept or reject any booking request.
IN THE DEANERY, DIOCESE AND CANADA
ACW Silver Cross Luncheon
Saturday 21 September, St Peter, Calgary
The annual luncheon celebrating the service of Anglican Church Women will start at 11 am beginning with Holy Eucharist, followed by lunch. This year's speaker is ACW Chaplain The Rev. Betty Piwowar. Cost is $10. To register, email Betty Nadurak or call 403 686 1110. Please advise of any dietary allergies when registering.
Workshop, Violence Against Women
Saturday 21 September, Ambrose University
9.30 am to 2.30 pm
Join Dr. Jennifer Singh for "Understanding and Overcoming Global Forms of Violence Against Women," a one-day workshop exploring various root causes of violence that highlight innovative and Kingdom-bringing responses, featuring case studies from Samaritan's Purse Canada's work with women around the world. Cost $69 early bird, $79 regular (includes snacks and lunch). To register, visit eventbrite.ca and search "Ambrose University."
Anglican Cursillo Leaders Workshop
27 and 28 September, St Peter, Okotoks
This event is open to anyone who has attended a Cursillo weekend, and who is or wants to be a Cursillo leader. It is an opportunity to deepen your commitment to Christ, to clarify the purpose and method of Cursillo, and to help grow new Cursillo leaders with planning, to do what we do better. We will talk, listen, worship, sing, celebrate, and of course, eat. Cost is $25. For more information, email Al Stretton or phone 403 993 7798.
ACW Fall Retreat Day
Saturday 19 October, St. Peter, Okotoks
10 am to 3 pm
Women are invited to a Women's Fall Retreat Day, hosted by the Anglican Church Women. The theme will be, "An Eye To See" led by the Rev. Dr. Norman Knowles, in a Visio Divina format using the Saint John's Bible. Visio Divina shares roots with the ancient practice of Lectio Divina, inviting one to encounter the Divine through images. The St John's Bible invites readers of the Word to "listen...with the ear of your heart" and to "see with the eyes of faith." Please bring a bag lunch. To register, click here.
Saturday 19 October, St. Luke, Calgary
8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Archbishop Greg Kerr-Wilson will be the keynote speaker and Celebrant at this full-day healing conference. Three workshops include; Finding Healing Through the Power of Prayer, The Healing Gift of Presence, and Forgiveness. All are invited, cost starts at $30 if you register by 30 September. includes lunch. The day will end with Prayer Ministry and Holy Communion. For more information and to access online registration, click here.
Companions of the Bishop Dinner
Monday 7 October, Ranchmen's Club, Calgary
Save the date - planning has begun at the Diocesan office for the next Companions of the Bishop Dinner, 6.30 pm at the Ranchmen's Club (cocktails 6.00 pm). Dr. Gordon T. Smith, President of Ambrose University, will be the Guest Speaker. Tickets are $75 each and must be purchased by 3 October. For more info and ticket order form, click here.
Men - 24 October to 27 October
Women - 31 October to 3 November
The Calgary Cursillo Movement provides a method by which Christians are empowered to grow through prayer, study, and action, to be enabled to share God's love and grace. For more information and to register, click here.
CSMM Exciting Announcements!
The Calgary School for Mission and Ministry is thrilled to announce that a Trial Run of the first courses for the Licensed Lay Ministry Program will take place November 7 to 9 at the FCJ Retreat Centre, allowing its instructors and logistics team to have a practice run at providing a great program. A small group of lay people have been asked to participate and give feedback. Watch for results, because...
The first courses for students are planned for June 18 to 20, 2020. If you are interested in being part of this first weekend, contact email@example.com for an application, or check out the Diocesan website after October 1, 2019 to access online registration. You must apply by December 31, 2019 to be eligible for the June course!
Brian McLaren - Speaker
November 1 to 3, Wisdom Centre
Brian is an author, speaker, activist and public theologian. He is a leader in The Convergence Network, where he is developing an innovative mentoring program for pastors, church planters and lay leaders. Tickets are now on sale for this event. For information on Brian McLaren and other Wisdom Centre events, click here.
Anglican Communion Alliance
The latest newsletter from the ACA is now available. Click here to read the full newsletter. For more information on the ACA, visit anglicancommunionalliance.ca/