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Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit

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I’m happy to announce that we’re having Church@Church this Sunday. This week we’re celebrating St. James, the brother of John who wrote the Gospel. James and John were two of Jesus’ closest friends; they went with him everywhere! We read in scripture that James was murdered by Herod Agrippa I (Act 12:2). To honour St. James, we’ll remember him this week. I will also preach a sermon explaining how to become a Christian and what living as a Christian means. I do this twice a year, and it is a wonderful opportunity to invite your family and friends.

So come, join us as we worship the the triune God together. Here’s the announcement:
Church @ Church this Sunday—the 24th July at 10:00am

In case you missed it, you can find the service from last week by clicking HERE or from the previous week.

Don’t Forget:
This Sunday, after the service, we’re going to have our Picnic Pot-Luck in the parking lot of the church under the shade of the trees. Bring lots of food to share. Remember, however, that the forecast is for hot weather, so make sure you can keep your food cool before you bring it out for the picnic. This is another opportunity to invite your family and friends to church. Of course everyone is welcome!
If you have any further questions about these events, or anything else for that matter, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thank you Church.
Stay vigilant and prayerful.
Love each other deeply and keep Jesus at the very centre of everything you do.
Blessings on all you do.

The peace of our Lord,

Peter Klenner
Bishop and Pastor
All Saints Community Church
Crescent Beach
604.209.5570

Author: edhird

I was the Rector of St. Simon's Church North Vancouver, B.C for 31 years, from 1987 to 2018. Ordained in 1980, I have also served at St. Philip's Vancouver and St. Matthew's Abbotsford. My wife Janice and I have three sons James, Mark, and Andrew. I was Past President and Chaplain for Alpha Canada. While serving as the National Chair for Anglican Renewal Ministries of Canada, I was one of three co-signers of the Montreal Declaration of Anglican Essentials For the past 31 years, I have been privileged to write over 500 articles as a columnist on spiritual issues for local North Vancouver newspapers. In the last number of years, I have had the opportunity to speak at conferences and retreats in Honduras, Rwanda, Uganda, Washington State, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, and Ontario. My book For Better, For Worse: discovering the keys to a lasting relationship, coauthored with Janice Hird, can be purchased at https://www.amazon.com/Better-Worse-Discovering-lasting-relationship/dp/0978202236/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1535555614&sr=8-1 My sequel Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit, with a foreword by Dr JI Packer, is online with Amazon.com in both paperback http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/097820221X/ref=redir_mdp_mobile and ebook form http://tiny.cc/tanhmx . In Canada, Amazon.ca has it available in paperback http://tiny.cc/dknhmx and ebook http://tiny.cc/wmhmmx . It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook ), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook). Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form. Nook gives a sample of the book to read online: http://tiny.cc/vj3bmx . Indigo also offers the Kobo ebook version: http://tiny.cc/kreonx . You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook: http://tiny.cc/1ukiox The book 'Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit' focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus' healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how North Americans can embrace a holistically healthy life. In order to obtain a signed copy in North America of the prequel book 'Battle for the Soul of Canada', Blue Sky, or God's Firestarters, please send a $25 etransfer to ed_hird@telus.net . Cheques are also acceptable.

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