Monthly Archives: February 2017

Epiphany 8

Epiphany 8 or May 22 to 28 Yr A

Lent begins from March 1st. We will have the Ash Wednesday Service at 10 a.m and 6 p.m on Wednesday, March 1.
 
During the service the palm ashes are blessed and a cross sign will be placed on the  foreheads of people attending  in remembrance of our life comes from God and returns to God.
 
Please bring your Palm Sunday Cross from last year for burning on coming Sunday Feb 27th.
 
PRAYERS
 
Pray for Shirley Reid who passed away Feb 12th, The Lord give her in his peace at Kingdom of God. Memorial Service will be on March 18th 1 p.m. at Holy Cross.
 

Special Prayer for Sunday this year is the 75th anniversary of the US and Canada making the decision to remove people of Japanese heritage from their homes and businesses and send them to internment camps. Bishop Melissa Skelton asks all churches of the Diocese that on this Sunday, February 19th you include prayers for those in the US and in Canada of Japanese heritage who were harmed by these orders of internment as well as for the protection of civil liberties in our country.

EAM Japanese convocation has asked to Japanese American and Canadian Anglican church members to pray and give offering for the seminarians who are Japanese ancestry. If  you want to give offering, please write your name and “Seminarian” on envelope. 

Please Pray healing for the Victim and families who were effected Sexual Abuse by Mr. Gordon Nakayama Yesterday there was workshop for how sexual abuse effects the victims, family, church and community. It was hosted by Japanese Canadian working Group and Diocese. Dr. Satsuki Ina, Japanese American Psychotherapist and professor who has supported the victim of Chinese church abused by clergy gave a speech.

DATES TO REMEMBER

Tues. Feb 21th: Japanese Class at 11 a.m.  English Gospel Bible Class 1p.m.

Parish development meeting with Bishop at Synod (Fr.Im) 3 p.m

Wend 22nd Lay Spiritual Renewal Pilot Project Team – Meeting

Fri 24th : Japanese Bible class in Minato home

March 1st10 am and 6pm Ash Wednesday Service, First day of Lent

March 5th Sunday Special ministry sharing about Cristosal El Salvador