St. Francis by the Lakes Vision Statement

Journey with God, Journey with Each Other, Help Others Journey with God.

 

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St Francis by the Lakes Sunday Service

Welcome to St Francis by the Lakes

Anglican Church in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia

A New Beginning,  A Guide to Going to Church

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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.

MONDAY MUSINGS   June 28th, 2021

"Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you". John 21.17
 
We are very quickly approaching summer. There are lots of things happening in everyone's lives. Everyone, including myself, is hoping to reconnect with family and friends, and have lots of different adventures in the next couple of months. 
 
Congratulations to all our graduates this year. New possibilities await as the weeks unfold. New schools, new jobs, new challenges. 
 
In our church our parish ministry continues to unfold. We are preparing for outreach projects, planning a cold plate take out supper in July 24, and other activities. 
 
We are not planning in house worship this summer. Worship will continue to be recorded and uploaded every Sunday morning so that we can worship, just not at the same physical location. The recording of the services, which was done on Sunday morning, is now going to be shifted to midweek. 
 
We are also renting our hall to Elections NS, so when you see cars in our parking lot through the summer, that is no doubt who is present. We will work together to share the space as effectively as we can, so that we can enjoy our space while making it available for appropriate use in the community. 
 
I pray that all our summers will be filled with rest and recreation, fun and adventures, and deep meaningful moments of reflection for the new challenges that are ahead. May God bless us all. 
 
Almighty God, whose wisdom and whose love are over all, accept the prayers we offer for our nation. Give integrity to its citizens and wisdom to those in authority, that harmony and justice may be secured in obedience to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Take care, and God bless
Rev. Mark Kingsbury
 

 

Upcoming Events

 
Weekly Sunday Services

Online viewing only due to latest guidelines - see info on left side of home page. 

Thank you to all who supported our Cold Plate Supper on July 24th.

Our next take out supper will be a Roast Pork Supper on September 11th. 

Please stay safe,Blessings

Rev. Mark, Richard and Elaine

MISSION TICKE SALE - A fundraising raffle draw will be held in September.  See Calendar of Events for details - August 7th, September 11 and 18th.  Tickets sold at Fundscrip pick-up dates and September Yard Sale. Draw on September 19th at the Parish BBQ at 11:30 a.m.

Message from Wardens:

Fundscrip orders for shopping cards for August should be placed by 6 p.m. on August 1st.  For August only all orders must go through Janice Clark 902-864-3364  jccards@hotmail.ca  (See Fundscrip list of retailers to the left of this screen). The  August Fundscrip pick up/envelope donation drop off  takes place between 10-11 a.m. on  August 7th.   You do not need to get out of your car. Due to Elections Nova Scotia using the Hall, Please drive up the hill, Stop at the church entrance.  A runner will accept your offerings, donations and retrieve your shopping cards for you. 

Thank you!   Wardens

Take care of yourselves, your family, friends, and neighbours, and be healthly.



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