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POSTED ON SEPT. 18, 2020

We are very happy to report that we are continuing to have in-person services on Sundays at 10:30 AM! Come join us!

Due to limited space, please let us know if you plan to come in person, either by e-mail to rwarden@redroof.ca, or by phone to the church office: 514-288-4428.

If you’re unable to come, you can watch the Service on Facebook Live at: www.facebook.com/redroof.ca.

The Diocese has given us permission to begin celebrating the Eucharist again, beginning at our 10:30 mass on September 27.

You can access this week’s bulletin by clicking here, and note two changes to the weekly calendar: the Zoom compline service on Wednesday will now begin at 7:30 PM., and we have also decided to cancel the Monday fellowship hour for now.

 

POSTED ON SEPT. 4, 2020

Dear St. John’s people,

As most of you know by now, St. John the Evangelist will be holding its first in-person service this Sunday, September 6, at 10:30. We’ll be wearing masks, sitting spaced out, and listening instead of singing, and we won’t have Communion for the first few weeks. We still hope that this will be a service that you recognize, and which will make you feel at home.

If you would like to attend in person and haven’t let someone know already, please email Ms. Beth Reed at rwarden@redroof.ca, or call the church office (514-288-4428) and leave a message. This lets us prepare the church for the right number of people.

If you won’t be attending in person, you will be able to see the service on Facebook Live at 10:30, or a recording of it posted on YouTube later.

We will also be continuing to host services on Zoom. Starting this Sunday we will have Evening Prayer at 5:00 p.m. We will continue as before with Fellowship Hour at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, and Compline at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The schedule and the links, as well as the order of service for both Sunday services, are in this week’s bulletin. This is a reworked version of the newsletter we have been doing, updated to serve as a print bulletin for Sunday as well. We will continue to distribute this by email each week, as well as posting it on our website. We send this as both a Word doc and a pdf to accommodate as many different devices as possible. If you have trouble with these attachments, send me an email and we’ll work out a way to get you the information.

Also inside you’ll find parish announcements, and there’s one big one: Bishop Mary has announced her intention to ordain our own Susan Searle as a deacon, at St. John’s, at 7 p.m. on September 29, the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels. We could not be prouder or happier!

As always, keep well everyone!

 

POSTED ON AUG. 28, 2020

We are officially open on Sunday mornings, starting September 6!

Our application to the Diocese to reopen the church to in person worship has been approved! Our first in person service on Sunday, September 6 at 10:30. For now we will only have one in-person service each week.

If you would like to review all the details about the reopening, please have a look at last week’s newsletter: https://www.redroof.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Weekly-Parish-Letter-2020-08-21.pdf.

Starting next week, this newsletter will double as the weekly bulletin for Sunday morning.

 

 


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