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News and Notes November 22, 2020


Worship Service Update

Sunday Live Stream 10:00AM on Facebook - *note the time change* followed by Zoom Social Hour:

Sunday In-Person - Currently suspended

Wednesday Morning Prayer - 8:30AM via Zoom.


Stewardship Campaign Pledge Return

By now you should have received your stewardship package in the mail. Please go through the materials and prayerfully consider your pledge for the coming year. Please return your pledge to the church or by mail by November 29th.

If you haven't received a package, please contact the office at 604.936.5423. You can also download a pledge form at


Youth & Families Update

ignYte Youth

Nov. 22 - Sunday @ 7 on Zoom
Nov. 28 - 3pm Christmas card/lunch bag decorating (shifting online- details TBA)
Dec. 6 - Sunday @ 7 on Zoom
Dec. 12 Gingerbread house-making (shifting online- details TBA)


Nov. 22 10am Pageant Orientation on Zoom
Nov. 28 12-2pm Advent Kit pick-up @ church
Nov. 29 Family Advent Service (shifting online - details TBA)
Dec. 13 Online Kids' Church


Altar Flowers - Ministry Opportunity

Some of you might not know that the flowers on the altar are part of the pastoral care ministry at St. Laurence. The flowers are donated by parishioners for different reasons - to remember someone or to remember an occasion in their lives. After the services the flowers are given to two or three people that we are aware are in need or maybe have something to celebrate. The flowers tell them that we as a parish are thinking of them.

We are inviting you to be a part of this ministry by signing up to donate the flowers one Sunday in 2021. The ask is that you donate $60-$70 to cover the cost and the altar guild will purchase and display them in the church. After the services the flowers will be delivered by a parishioner.

If you would like to sign up for one of the available dates below please send an email to [email protected] or call Juley in the office at (604)946-5423. If you have any questions please call Heather at (604) 945-7072.

Available dates
January 3,10,17;  February 21,28;  April 18;  May 30;  June 13,20,27;  July 4,11,18;
August 1,8,15,22,29;  September 5,12,19,26;  October 24,31; November 14,28;  December 5,19,26


Liminal Space: Embracing the Mystery and Power of Transition

February 5-7, 2021

Please join us at Loon Lake for the 2nd annual Men’s Retreat centering around the theme Liminal Space. Our guest speaker, author Brad Jersak, will offer his thoughts and insights on life transitions during this time with us.

To register and reserve your spot, please contact Detlef Beck by January 15, 2021. Phone 604.992.7929  or email [email protected]

Cost is $395 per person includes private room and all meals


New Bible Study: Paul, The Man We Thought We Knew

Jan 11 to Feb 8 at 6pm via Zoom

We will be studying Paul’s conversion, missionary journey, and teachings. Please contact Olav at [email protected] for Zoom access.