Summer Outdoor Services

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When the weather gets warm and the sun is shining, everyone wants to be outdoors! For Christ Church Seaway, that means it’s time to flip over the canoe and celebrate the Eucharist outside!

The liturgy is very casual. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on and stay for a picnic lunch after the service. If you have outside games to play, bring those too! A simple BBQ (hamburgers or hot dogs) is provided. Everything else is pot-luck.

Christ Church Seaway has four outdoor worship services scheduled for this Summer:

Sunday June 18 – Sunday School and Choir end-of-season celebration!
Sunday July 2 – Canada 150 celebration!
Sunday August 20 – general summer fun!
Sunday September 3 – Labour Day weekend!

Outdoor services begin at 10am. 8am services will continue to be held indoors.

Everyone is always welcome!

PWRDF Sunday

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June 11th is Trinity Sunday. Christ Church Seaway is celebrating by learning more about the work of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund. PWRDF is the primary means by which the Anglican Church of Canada responds to humanitarian needs related to relief, refugees, development, and justice in Canada and around the world.

Jane Maxwell is our diocesan representative and the chair of the Diocesan PWRDF Working Group. She will be addressing the 10am congregation with a slideshow presentation during the usual sermon time and will be available to chat about the work of PWRDF after the service.

This is a great chance to learn more about PWRDF and how we can further support this vital ministry!

Photo: Liselle was seven months pregnant with Liobert on the day of the Bohol earthquake in the Philippines. She was nearly hit by rocks from the landslide, but escaped with only a broken finger. She is looking forward to her new house being completed with help from local Primate’s Fund partners. (Photo by Kelly Steele, PWRDF)

Pentecost Sunday – Worship and Conversation

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This Sunday June 4th is the Christian Feast of Pentecost. On this day the followers of Jesus mark the coming of the Holy Spirit and the anniversary of the Christian Church. Christ Church Seaway will be observing this feast with multicultural music, and the reading of scripture in various languages (English, Inuktitut, Greek, and Bengali). If you are really keen, feel free to wear the colour red for this Eucharistic celebration!

After the 10 AM service Rev. Patrick and members of Parish Council will lead our third Turning-Point Conversation. This conversation will focus on a shared ministry proposal for our area. This will be a chance to learn more about a proposed plan that would allow for more cooperation between parishes and would also lead to some cost savings for Christ Church Seaway.

The conversation will take place over a pot-luck lunch so please bring a dish to share. Everyone is welcome!