St. Francis by the Lakes Vision Statement
Journey with God, Journey with Each Other, Help Others Journey with God.
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Welcome to St Francis by the Lakes
Anglican Church in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
A New Beginning, A Guide to Going to Church
Check out the "COVID-19" Button - updated Aug 06
You want to come and celebrate with us in person?
You should stay home if you are feeling ill, exhibiting any Covid-19 symptoms, or have been in contact with anyone who has been ill or if you or someone you are in contact with has traveled outside of Nova Scotia within the last 14 days!
The following protocol has been approved and established for persons wanting to attand in person:
If you have email Register for attending by 6 PM on the Friday prior to Sunday at: email@example.com Include your name(s), phone number and which service you wish to attend. (8 AM or 10 AM in the Subject Line)
Or if you don't have email, for 8 AM call Marjorie 902-252-7960 and for 10 AM call Debbie 902-865-6256
If you do not get a reply confirmation, call Elaine 902-864-3634
Please wear a mask unless you cannot for medical reasons - we will have a supply of masks available.
As of July 31st this is mandatory in Nova Scotia.
We must social distance - 2m or 6 feet. Do not cross in front of others in the pews. Do not leave your
pew to visit others.
Use hand sanitizer before entering for worship and before communion.
Upon entering the church individuals will to go directly into the church using the door at the top of
the hill, through the Narthex directly to an available pew.
Note from the Narthex into the church space there are designated enter and exit doors.
Please do not stop to chat with friends in the Narthex or aisles.
Avoid physical contact. At any time, shaking hands, hugging, touching, or passing items between
people must not occur. An appropriate greeting would be a wave, nod or a bow.
Every other Pew will be blocked to limit seating.
The collection plate will be on the font to place your offering on your way in, or on your way out if
you have forgotten. Please avoid walking back and forth the aisle. (There will be no passing of the plate)
There will be no bulletins or books in the pews. Everything will be on the screen.
There will be no congregational singing; there will be no choir.
Take care of yourself and your family. Numbers 6:24-26
May the Lord bless you and take care of you;
May the Lord be kind and gracious to you;
May the Lord look on you with favor and give you peace.
URSDAY THOUGHTS - December 3, 2020
The following events happening will depend on the lifting of restrictions by the NS Health Authority:
CHRISTMAS CRAFT & BAKE SALE
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 regulations
(Saturday, December 12th)
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
(Subject to changes depending on COVID-19 regulations)
To attend any of these services, you must pre-register.
2:00 p.m. - Said Christmas Eucharist service (no music)
4:00 p.m. - Children’s Christmas Eucharist Service (Children may have a socially distanced part to play, video music) When registering let us know if you have a child between 4-12 years old.
6:00 p.m. - Christmas Eucharist Service (Organist)
8:00 p.m. - Christmas Eucharist Service (Organist)
10:00 p.m. - Christmas Eucharist Service (Guitarist)
Christmas Day - 10:00 a.m. said Service of Holy Eucharist
To register, preferably please e-mail to our designated e-mail: at firstname.lastname@example.org and please use Christmas Eve or Day and the time of service in the subject line. (i.e.: Christmas Eve 4 p.m.) You must give the name(s) of each person in your family attending and your phone number. In the event that we are seating in overflow (downstairs) or the service is full, you will be informed. If you do not have e-mail, please call Debbie at 902-865-6256.
This Week at St Francis
This is an ever changing world we live in as things and events seem to be changing by the minute. COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Currently, restrictions by the NS Health Authority means all services, meetings, & activities in the St. Francis By the Lakes building cease until at least December 13th. There will still be some church services available on-line. See the December calendar.
Message from Wardens:
Take care of yourselves, your family, friends, and neighbours, and be healthly.
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