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The bulletin for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost and the words and music for the hymns are posted below.

To read or download bulletins from previous weeks, click here to go to the Bulletins page.

THIS WEEK’S PARISH NEWS – August 7 – August 14 (**New Items, *Revised Items)

*The Memorial Service for Cornelia Freeman, which was planned for Sunday, August 14th, has been postponed due family members being away at this time. The family hopes to have the service around Christmas time.  

*Feedback Needed – Thanks to all who have offered feedback. We’d like to hear from others as well. We are working on our plans for the fall and would like to know if being able to watch the service livestreamed is important to you or are you happy watching the recorded services whenever it works for you? Also, is it helpful to have the bulletin and hymn words and music posted at the website? Do you refer to those? Do you prefer to follow the hymn words or the hymn music and words? This information will help us in our planning for the fall. Please send your comments to Barb.  

**Tours of Christ Church Cathedral are Back! Tour the grand Gothic Christ Church Cathedral and hear the tales of how it was created and the history of the people involved. A variety of tours will explore the highlights of the nave and chapels and their art and architecture, offering an insight into everything from flying buttresses to war history. The Cathedral has one of the best stained glass collections in the country. Tours take place each Tuesday at 1:30 pm and Thursday at 10 am throughout August. For tickets and more information about the tours, visit the News page.

The Parish of St. George the Martyr, Cadboro Bay is seeking a Parish Administrator – This is a permanent position for 30 hours/week. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to: wardens@stgeorgecadborobay.ca. The deadline for applications is August 12, 2022. More information is available at the News page. 

*In-Person Coffee Times are Continuing – Today after the 10:00 am service an in-person coffee time will be held in the hall. Coffee/ tea and cookies will be available. Park on Synod Road for easy access via the side door of the hall. Note that there won’t be Zoom Coffee Times at this time. Next Sunday, the lunch prior to Cornelia’s service will happen instead of a coffee time.

*Fairway Market Community Shopping Cards – Thank you for using your Fairway Market Community Shopping Cards. We have now received our fourth payment of $279.00, bringing our total to date to $1,070.58 from this program. Please continue to use your reloadable Fairway Market Community Shopping Card so that St. Luke's can receive 5% from Fairway Market for every dollar loaded on the card. To join in this program, please pick up your reloadable card from St. Luke's Office. For more information, please contact St. Luke's office, talk to Brenda Morgan, or visit the Fundraising page

*Don’t Forget about our Level Ground Fundraiser – We receive 15% of orders made through Level Ground through a quarterly payout. In this last quarter, no one placed an order with Level Ground so we didn’t receive a payout. Please continue (or start) to take part in this fundraising program to benefit St. Luke’s when you buy coffee, tea, and dried fruit through Level Ground Trading. When you order online at Level Ground Trading, St. Luke's will receive 15%. ONLINE ORDERING IS EASY! Visit Shop at Level Ground. At checkout, use the code StLuke to ensure the 15% comes to St. Luke's. The minimum order is $40 for the 15% return to St. Luke's and this includes free shipping. For more information, visit the Fundraising page or talk to Barb Prescott.

Country Grocer Save A Tape Program Update – Please continue to collect your Country Grocer receipts and turn them in to the Church Office, mail them to the Church Office, or put them in an envelope in the mail slot. We have completed our third $5,000 and are eligible for $150 in gift certificates. Well done, everyone! We have now started collecting towards our 4th $5,000 for another $50 gift certificate. As of July 28th, our total to date for this next gift certificate is $4,040.34. Please keep dropping off your receipts so we can reach another $5,000. See more information at the News page. 

Taking a Break from Livestreaming the 10 am service over the Summer – We are presently recording the services and posting them to watch later. The service should be posted by 2 pm on Sunday. Taking a break will give us some time to evaluate what we are presently doing and determine how we can provide consistently available livestreamed services. 

Thank You for your Continued Donations to the Shelbourne Community Kitchen Pantry Program –  We’ve filled another large basket! Well done, everyone! Please keep dropping off your donations in the basket at the back of the church or the basket by the office in the hall. Please check the best before dates on items you are donating. The Kitchen is not able to accept items which have passed their Best Before dates. 

Thank You for Your Support for the Ongoing Ministry of St. Luke’s Church through your offerings. Note that the offerings are taken forward to the altar each Sunday during the service, but we aren’t allowed to pass around the collection plate at this time. If you miss putting in your donation as you enter the church, donations left in the collection plates after the service will also be collected.