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    Santa Ron .....here for us!

Santa Ron   (aka Ron Tait)  has 20 + years’ experience being a very special Santa for Charities, home & business celebrations, such as the Christmas train, the Blue Door Kitchen, and 1960 Paris Street.   Santa Ron has a Real beard, and charges No fees, but accepts donations, and those help to cover Santa Ron’s expenses.

Santa Ron has  (The Greater Sudbury Police Service) Police Vulnerable Sector Check

A facebook page is being set up www.helgaphotography.com which has photos & videos in Christmas setups c/w children

705-692-1775. rontait38@gmail.com  References available

God Bless

Ron a.k.a. Santa Ron

 

 

Salvation Army Kettle Drive

If you can help ring those bells, please call the Salvation Army to volunteer

TEL: (705) 673-1175
E-MAIL: info@tsasudbury.ca

Ontario Government Consultation with Ontario Residents on Education, Including Sex Ed and Parental Rights
https://www.ontario.ca/page/for-the-parents
There are three ways remaining to consult:
1)  Online survey ...........takes 15+ minutes ..........includes topics such as math, careers ..........a good survey for ON residents!
2)  An online submission with limited word count
3)  An online submission with unlimited word count

Please participate.     If you need help with information and ideas and what to say, here's a site that has lots of help.     Once you check this site out, it will trigger your own opinion, which is what the ON Government is seeking.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#search/REAL/FMfcgxvzLrJTLFxWVmZMjPKbZkNmXqjw

Current Headlines from The Sudbury Christian Messenger


TABLE OF CONTENTS – NEW EVENTS

    1. Santa Ron  |November 1 – December 24th  |Greater Sudbury
    2. Advent Retreat at Villa Loyola  |November 30 – December 2  |Sudbury – South End
    3. Fundraiser Bake and Craft Sale  |December 1  |Sudbury – South End
    4. Journey to Bethlehem  |December 1  |Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island
    5. Market  |December 2  |Sudbury – Downtown
    6. “The Gift is Waiting” Christmas Series  |December 2, 9, 16, 23  |Sudbury - Downtown
    7. St. Dominque's Knights of Columbus Christmas Dinner  |December 2  |New Sudbury
    8. “Heart and Soul Singers” A Midwinter Noel Christmas Concert  |December 2  |Sudbury- Downtown
    9. “Messy Church”  |December 4  |Copper Cliff
    10. Advent Evenings at Villa Loyola  | Dec. 5, 12 & 19  |Sudbury – South End
    11. A Christmas with the Ennis Sisters  |December 5  |Sudbury - Downtown
    12. Bel Canto Chorus “Sing Christmas”  December 6 & 7  |Sudbury – Downtown
    13. Knight of Columbus Christmas Dinner  |December 8  |Sudbury – Downtown
    14. “A Joyful Christmas” Concert  |December 9  |Sudbury – Downtown
    15. The Gift of Love  |December 14  |Sudbury - Downtown
    16. Christmas Galas  |December 15 and 16  |Sudbury - Downtown
    17. Advent Taizé Prayer Service  |December 18  |Sudbury – Minnow Lake
    18. The Living Nativity  |December 20, 21, 22, 23, 24  |Sudbury – SouthEnd
    19. Advent into Christmas Concert  |December 21  |Sudbury - Central
    20. Christmas Eve Service  |December 24  |Sudbury – Downtown
    21. Christmas Day Service  |December 25  |Sudbury – Downtown
    22. Festival of Lessons and Carols  |December 30  |Sudbury – Downtown
    23. ALPHA COURSE coming to the area!  |January 10  |Chelmsford
    24. "If You Feed Them They Will Come"   |January 23  |Sudbury - Central
    25. Date Night Comedy Tour for Couples  |February 16  |Sudbury – Downtown
    26. Save the Dates:   April 12, 13, 14, 2019  |"Faith & Politics Tour" with MP Brad Trost  |Greater Sudbury & Mid-North Ontario
    27. Save the Date:  New Evangelization Summit  |May 4  |Greater Sudbury

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS – RECURRING EVENTS

  1. Perogie and Cabbage Rolls Sale  | Saturdays  |Sudbury
  2. Youth Group for Ages 11-15  |Sundays  |New Sudbury
  3. Wanup Chapel Service  |First Sunday of the Month |Wanup
  4. Al-Anon Family Group Meetings  | Mondays  |New Sudbury
  5. Adult Children of Alcoholics  |September 3  and every Monday  |Minnow Lake
  6. Al-Anon Family Group Meetings  |Tuesdays  |Sudbury –         Donovan
  7. Overeaters Anonymous  |Tuesdays  |Sudbury-West End
  8. Bingo  |Tuesdays  |Chelmsford
  9. Co-Dependents Anonymous  |Wednesdays  |Minnow Lake
  10. New Beginnings Support Group  |Wednesdays  |New Sudbury
  11. Gamblers Anonymous  |Wednesdays  |
  12. BASIC Recovery Group  |Wednesdays  |Sudbury - Donovan
  13. Overeaters Anonymous  |Thursdays  |Sudbury - Downtown

 

PRAYERS & PRAISE

 

Prayer for more involvement from Greater Sudbury Christians in the pro-life movement

Prayer that Ontario residents will participate in the ON Government consultation on education, including Sex Ed & Parental Rights

The Call to Prayer for Canada

 

SPECIAL REQUESTS

Conscience Rights for Ontario Doctors – Appeal Letter from The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

Dedication Stones at Sudbury’s Holy Mountain – The Grotto

Santa for Free …………..there’s a catch!

 

PROVINCIAL NEWS

PAFE  (Parents As First Educators) Requests ON Residents to Participate in Education Review

“Unfit to Print”

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Bill C-75:  Some proposed changes devalue human life and dignity, care for the vulnerable, and freedom of religion

Canadian Man, Claiming to be ‘Female’, Sues 16 Women for Refusing to Wax his Genitals

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops Investigates “Development and Peace” Over Partnerships

New book challenges transgender ideology      When Harry Became Sally      Published: Friday, November 23, 2018,

 

CITIZEN RESPONSE

An Open Letter to Doug Ford – by Tony Sottile

Ontario Citizens are Urged to Consult about Sex Education Curriculum

Request for Petitions re: Religious Freedom to be sent to MPs

Ontario Government invites parents to provide input on ON Sex Ed Curriculum

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT REQUESTS

Toronto Right to Life Association Fundraising for Court litigation re: Summer Jobs Grant Attestation

 

HELP NEEDED

Volunteers Needed at Elgin Street Mission Clothing Room

Pregnancy Care Center Seeking Two Volunteers

Yarn donations needed

Volunteers Needed at Health Sciences North

Inner City Home Needs Volunteers

Household Items – St. Vincent de Paul

Volunteer for PAFE   (Parents as First Educators)

 

MEDIA MARVELS

Christian tv show at Faytene.tv

Focus on the Family resources for families to deal with our culture

Brand new episodes of Defending Life and The Catholic View for Women are now airing on EWTN with new airing times!

 

DAILY CHUCKLE

Recall Notice

 

WORDS OF WISDOM

When the Books of the New Testament were written

 

Together in Christ for a better world, till Jesus comes again 

 A.C.E.S. Leadership Team:  Dan Thomson, Diane Ikonen, Karen Marcotte, Pam Banks, Sue Thomson