November 20 – 26, 2017

Make an Advent centrepiece for your table or counter Leslie McGillvray and Jane Waterston invite you to meet up with them in the church hall on Sunday November 26 to make yourself a simple blue/white/silver decoration with candles to light each Sunday in Advent. If you can, please bring along 4 identical containers (little pots, … [Read more…]

November 6-12, 2017

Midday midweek prayers—Every Wednesday at noon, the Rev. Aigah Attagutsiak leads a half hour prayer service in the church by the altar. Join her any, or every, time for moment peace and a Bible reading in the middle of your busy week. The cycle of growth from the manger to the cross… A fall study … [Read more…]

October 16-22, 2017

Come one, come all – St. Margaret’s Open House on Sat. Oct. 21, from 2 to 5 pm in the church hall. Please drop by for a chance to ask questions and speak to the people steering our activities —pastoral visiting, altar guild, church school, outreach…. The Rev. Jason Pollick will be there — come … [Read more…]

October 9-15, 2017

A memorial service for Edmund Barrick will be held at St. Margaret’s on Sunday, October 22 at 2:30 pm, with the Rev. Canon Rhondda MacKay officiating. All are invited to come and remember Edmund, and pray for his soul. Midday Midweek Prayers Every Wednesday at noon, the Rev. Aigah Attagutsiak leads a half hour prayer service … [Read more…]

October 2 – 8, 2017

Read all about it — Minutes of the September 20 Parish Council meeting are now posted on the Council bulletin board in the hall, on the right side as you enter. You’ll find notes from other meetings this year there too. Go ahead, take a look at what we are up to! Harvest Thanksgiving. We are … [Read more…]

September 25 – October 1, 2017

Request from our Altar Guild: Next week, please bring non-perishable food (tinned goods, pasta, etc.) and lovely garden produce for our Thanksgiving display and parish pantry. Your contributions may be left in a basket by the greeter’s table on Sunday or during office hours (Tues., Wed., Fri. 10-1).. Items not needed for decorations will be … [Read more…]

September 17-24, 2017

Parish Council meeting — Wednesday, September 20, at 7 pm in the church hall. Minutes from the June meeting will be available at the meeting. All parish members may attend. Happy birthday! We offer a prayer of thanks for our church friends with a birthday this week. Donn Hope, who has remade our church lawn … [Read more…]

September 3 – 10, 2017

Welcome to the Reverend Richard Gariépy — The Reverend Rick Gariépy will lead St. Margaret’s 9:30 service for three weeks, starting today. Some parish members remember his assistance with worship at All Saints Sandy Hill a few years ago, and the energy and time he freely volunteered during moving week into St. Margaret’s. Since then, … [Read more…]

St. Margaret’s bids a fond farewell to Rhondda MacKay

Our rector The Reverend Canon Rhondda MacKay officially retired on August 1, 2017. In June, we held a celebration of her ministry, which included positions in Anglican churches in Alta Vista, Leitrim, Westboro, Sandy Hill, as well as here at St. Margaret’s Vanier.  We thank all who organized this wonderful evening, and all who came … [Read more…]