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This Sunday is one of the most important Sundays in the Christian calendar. It is Pentecost Sunday. The day when the Holy Spirit was given to God’s people and The Church was born. It is literally the birthday of The Church. You can read about this account in the book of Acts chapter 2. One of the miracles of the coming of the Holy Spirit, was that everyone present—many from different nations—was able to hear the Gospel in their own language. This Sunday we’re going to reenact that story. Our service will be conducted in the seven different languages represented in our present church community. And if you have “national” dress, or something symbolic that represents where you come from, please wear it. This Sunday we truly will be a multicultural, Spirit-filled, Gospel Church.
So come, join us as we worship the triune God together. Here’s the announcement:
Church @ Church this Sunday—the 28th May at 10:00am
In case you missed it, you can find our service for last Sunday (Ascension / Vision Sunday) HERE.
Last Sunday we also premiered our new Oikos Fundraising Video. You can see that by clicking HERE. (Please share this video with your friends and family.)
Important Dates for this week:
Ladies’ Refresh 10:30 am every Tuesday. All ladies and girls welcome.
Thursday Support Group: Every Thursday. Everyone welcome: 6:00pm bring your own dinner; 7:00pm Bible Study at the church.
The British Columbia Christian Ashram in-person/online hybrid retreat will be at TWU on July 7th to 8th 2023 with Dr. John Roddam, Rev. Dr. Rodney Ellis, & Rev Matt Hansen on the theme “On Earth as in Heaven”. See the Rev. Dr. Ed Hird for details.
Our next Community Lunch is Sunday June 11th. Bring some food to share. (Please note we don’t yet have facilities for warming or cooling.) Everyone welcome.
If you have any further questions, or need help in any way, 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

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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