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.
Mustard Seed Donations
The Mustard Seed Red Deer is a ministry that seeks to build hope and well-being for our most vulnerable citizens through Jesus’ love. Ministries include serving meals, Bible Study, Prayer meetings, wellness advocacy, and providing clothing and personal items.
If you have items to donate, we have parishioners who will take them to Red Deer on a regular basis - simply leave items at the church bagged and labeled, "Mustard Seed."
Update Sept 2019 - the Mustard Seed indicates it is in particular need of SHOES for clients. Sturdy, comfortable shoes of all sizes are welcome.
IN THE DEANERY, DIOCESE AND CANADA
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.
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.
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!
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/