March 17th, 2019

Second Sunday in Lent

The Weekly Bulletin of
St. Joseph of Nazareth Anglican Church
725 Provencher Blvd. Brossard, QC J4W 1Y5
450-671-6481 / stjofn@gmail.com

March 17th, 2019

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This Week

Tuesday Mar. 19 11:00 a.m………Corporation Meeting
Wednesday Mar. 20 9:30 a.m………Men’s Bible Study
Thursday Mar. 21 1:30 p.m………Lenten Bible Study
Friday Mar. 22 10:30 a.m……….S.H.E. Ladies
Saturday Mar. 23 9:00 a.m……….Exercise Class
Next Sunday Mar. 24 10:30 a.m………Morning Prayer / Sunday School

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Bible Readings

March 17
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17-4:1
Luke 13:31-35

March 24
Isaiah 55:1–9
Psalm 63:1–8
1 Corinthians 10:1–13
Luke 13:1–9

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For in the day of trouble He will keep me safe in His dwelling. Psalm 27: 5

LENT: Let’s Eliminate Negative Thinking

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Prayers and Intercessions

Prayer for Today
Almighty God, Whose Son was revealed in majesty before He suffered death upon the cross, give us faith to perceive His glory, that being strengthened by His grace we may be changed into His likeness, from glory to glory; Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Prayer for the Worldwide Anglican Church
We pray for the Church of England – the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby – Archbishop of Canterbury.

Provincial Prayer Care
We pray for the Diocese of Central Newfoundland – Bishop John Watton.

Diocesan Prayer Care
We pray for St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Greenfield Park and St. Margaret of Antioch Anglican Church, St. Hubert – the Reverend Linda Faith Chalk.

Prayer for our Church family
Heavenly Father, we thank you for the freedom we have to worship openly and to follow you. We thank you that we can bring all of our hurts and fears to you in prayer and we know that you will handle it all. Help us to keep our eyes on you and to use our unique gifts for the growth of your church. Amen.

Today’s Prayer Team
For those who wish to pray with someone, a prayer team is available after the service in the left-hand corner of the Sanctuary. The Prayer Team for today is: Dulcy and Don

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Father, help me to live today as if it were my first day of life and my last day of opportunity. Amen. Scott Walker

Let Go And Let God As children bring their broken toys with tears for us to mend, I brought my broken dreams to God, because He was my friend. But then, instead of leaving Him, in peace, to work alone; I hung around and tried to help, with ways that were my own. At last, I snatched them back and cried, “How can you be so slow?” “My child,” He said, “What could I do? You never did let go.” Author: Lauretta P. Burns

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Sock Drive
St. Joseph’s is collecting socks for adults
which will be given to the less fortunate.
This year we are also accepting underwear for adults.
We emphasize that all donations be new.
Thank you.

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Rector – Reverend Christopher Belle – 450-672-4549 / stjofn@gmail.com / padrebelle@gmail.com
Rector’s Warden – Diane Allen – 450-466-5112 / deedee-one@sympatico.ca
Interim People’s Warden – Patricia Wood – 450-465-4733 / pwrightwood@gmail.com

Our Vision
To be a beacon of light and truth in our community
inviting all people to receive God’s promise of salvation through
Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.