The year of our Lord, 2017:

 

FOR regular PARISH EVENTS and SERVICES in this LENTEN period, PLEASE CONSULT THE MONTHLY CALENDAR PAGE

FOR a more detailed view of events, please review Parish CALENDAR 2017 for information on planned annual events in the Diocese & the Parish:

Parish CALENDAR 2017

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PRAY AND ACT DURING SEASON OF CREATION - Month of September 2017:

As we draw close the start of the Season of Creation on the first of September, we would like to share with you some resources:

Here is our new Season of Creation Five

http://www.greenanglicans.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Season-of-Creation-Five.pdf

Here are materials for Season of Creation  in different languages

http://www.greenanglicans.org/2188-2/

During the Season we would like to invite you to join with brothers and sisters around the world for online services.

Links to online prayer services

September 1 with Bill McKibben of 350.org, Bishop Mark Macdonald Indigenous bishop of Canada, and Yeb Sano from the Philippines: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1528a1503371931a8c34be5db4a05ad8

September 19 with the Archbishop of Canterbury : https://zoom.us/webinar/register/45d8378ffbf5229a7c24e00bf0acd2b8

Here is a Taize service for the Season of Creation

http://www.greenanglicans.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Taize-Prayer-for-Season-of-Creation.pptx

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has formed a partnership with the Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches and Christian Aid to promote the Season of Creation. Please have a look at the website www.seasonofcreation.org

You can sign up as a partner or look for resources on how to organise services or events during Season of Creation

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LENT 2017 is past, but the spirit of Lent remains and is reflected in the following:

* Fast from judging others; feast on the Christ dwelling in others.
* Fast from emphasis on differences; feast on the unity of all life.
* Fast from words that pollute; feast on words that purify.
* Fast from discontent; feast on gratitude.
* Fast from anger; feast on patience.
* Fast from pessimism; feast on optimism.
* Fast from complaining; feast on appreciation.
* Fast from hostility; feast on non-resistance.
* Fast from bitterness; feast on forgiveness.
* Fast from self-concern; feast on compassion for others.
* Fast from idle gossip; feast on the purposeful silence.
* Fast from personal anxiety; feast on unceasing prayer.