Watrous - All Saint's Anglican


January 20

 

We are on the road to All Saints Anglican in Watrous. This community is an Anglican/Lutheran share ministry.  We celebrated Holy Communion and the signing of the Lutheran Anglican Communion agreement, at All Saints Anglican Church. This was followed by a potluck lunch and fellowship at Our Redeemer Lutheran church, just down the block.  We ended the afternoon by attending the Potluck and Mingle, with the folks of Watrous. It was a very lovely day, and we had an uneventful drive home that night.

All photographs courtesy of Tracy Harper

 

 

 

Lashburn - All Saints

Can you believe it! It’s already the new year and I wasn’t able to go to All Saints Lashburn. It was a service of Holy Communion with blessing of the new door. And cake!

Photographs courtesy of Bishop Chris

 

Lloydminster - St. John’s

Our next stop on our journey was to the Border City and St. John’s Lloydminster. Two services of Holy Communion, with fellowship and food after the service in the hall. St John’s is close to family, so we were able to have a quick visit with some of them.

All photographs courtesy of Tracy Harper

All photographs courtesy of Tracy Harper

Saskatoon - Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

We had two services at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral: the first was a family service.  At that very special service, we had Santa Claus leave a present at the manager; it was a very moving moment.  The second service was steeped with tradition: hymns, the procession, and the glorious moment when the church bells were ringing, right at midnight, to bring in Christmas morn.

 

All photographs are courtesy of Sarah Donnelly

All photographs are courtesy of Sarah Donnelly

Biggar - St. Paul Anglican


The adventure continues with a trip to St. Paul Anglican in Biggar; where we had a Confirmation service, and Holy Communion.  The church was packed. After the service and picture taking, it was potluck time.  The community of Biggar is a shared ministry between the Anglican and Lutheran churches.

All photographs courtesy of Tracy Harper

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Pike Lake - St. Martin's in the Field

December 16, the Third Sunday in Advent

We continue our adventure with a trip to Pike Lake, to the community church of St. Martin’s which is only a short drive from Saskatoon.  We had a lovely Communion service with worship music. Fellowship, food, and tea followed the service: unfortunately, we had to leave before the community’s ecumenical variety entertainment afternoon started.

All photographs courtesy of Tracy Harper

Saskatoon - Christ Church - Second Sunday in Advent

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December 9, Second Sunday in Advent

We continued with a visit to Christ Church Saskatoon.  To get ourselves prepared for worship the Music team starts to sing praise and worship music an hour before the service.  The Bishop explained about the Mitre to the children of all sizes.  After the service was a lovely time of fellowship and tea.

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Evesham - First Sunday of Advent

December 2, First Sunday of Advent

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

We started our adventure with about 6 inches of snow covering the roads to Evesham, one side of the highway had been plowed, so a bit slow going.  It was a service of Holy Communion at the Evesham Community Church, which is the Parish of Meridian, and is located between Macklin and Unity.  The community has lay-led services each Sunday with the occasional priest coming out from either the United Church or the Anglican Church.  It was a glorious way to start the Church Year!!

 

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper

Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper