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Sudbury Christian Messenger March 2019 Edition


“Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves."
Matthew 10:16 (NLT)

The pessimist complains about the wind.   The optimist expects it to change.   The leader adjusts the sails.   Winston Churchill


TABLE OF CONTENTS – NEW EVENTS
  1. West End World Day of Prayer Service  |March 1  |Sudbury – Central
  2. World Day of Prayer at All People’s United Church  |March 1  |Sudbury-Donovan
  3. World Day of Prayer Service  |March 1  |Lively
  4. Lenten Retreat at Villa Loyola  |March 1-3  |Sudbury – South End
  5. 3rd Annual Women of Worth Conference  |March 9  |Sudbury – Central
  6. Pursue A Night of Worship with Brooke Nichols  |March 9  |Valley
  7. Bridges out of Poverty  |March 19 or April 12  |Sudbury – Downtown
  8. Sudbury Central South End Ministerial  |  March 20  |Sudbury – Central
  9. Promise Keepers Legacy Event  |March 30  |Sudbury – Downtown
  10. Fearless Faith Conference  |March 23  |New Sudbury
  11. Save the Date:  New Evangelization Summit  |May 4  |Greater Sudbury
  12. National March for Life  |May 9  |mid-northern Ontario to Ottawa
  13. "Faith & Politics Tour" with MP Brad Trost  |  May 10, 11, 12  ||Greater Sudbury & Mid-North Ontario
  14. Bridges out of Poverty  |May 13  |Sudbury – Downtown
  15. Tending the Flame  |Date to be announced  |  Sudbury - Central

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 – Be a Soldier in Christ -  Recovery Group  |Wednesdays  |Sudbury - Donovan
13.   Overeaters Anonymous  |Thursdays  |Sudbury – Downtown
14.  Communion in the Thorneloe Chapel  |Thursdays |Sudbury-South End
15.  How to become Catholic

PRAYERS & PRAISE
Praise for the formation of the National Association of Catholic Nurses
Prayer for MP Brad Trost’s “Faith & Politics Tour” gatherings in Greater Sudbury
Call to Prayer by Ears2Hear


SPECIAL REQUESTS
Dedication Stones at Sudbury’s Holy Mountain – The Grotto

PROVINCIAL NEWS
P.E.A.C.E. Update

NATIONAL NEWS
National Association of Catholic Nurses formed in Canada
Abortion Update - Canada

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Free Speech Is Dead in Canada: The Persecution of Christian Activist Bill Whatcott
Terence Corcoran: Whether Earth’s population booms or busts, the future still looks promising
Euthanasia Update

CITIZEN RESPONSE
New Year’s Resolution Recommended re: Persecuted Christians World Wide

FINANCIAL SUPPORT REQUESTS
Social Planning Council of  Sudbury Go Fund Me Fundraiser

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
Movie – Because of Gracia
“Fatal Flaws” film
Crossroads has new ways to watch their Christian television
Christian tv show at Faytene.tv

DAILY CHUCKLE
Noah wisdom

WORDS OF WISDOM
The U in JesUs
Moments in Life
“Legal doesn’t mean right” BY Andrew Lawton
Irony on display – think about this one


  NEW Events


    1. West End World Day of Prayer Service  |March 1  |Sudbury - Central

      Event Name West End World Day of Prayer Service

      Event Sponsor Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC)

      Time : Service begins at 1 p.m., Light refreshments will be served following the service.

      Date Friday, March 1, 2019

      Location with PCODE to show on Google Maps Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Regent St. South, Sudbury

      Join us and people from countries all over the world as we worship and pray in solidarity with the women of Slovenia, authors of this year's World Day of Prayer Service. Through scripture, song and prayer, we will learn about Slovenia and celebrate the gifts God provides.

      For more Information Contact: telephone, email, website, Facebook Pam Radunsky

      bpradunsky@persona.ca

    1. World Day of Prayer at All People’s United Church  |March 1  |Sudbury-Donovan

World day of prayer


All People’s United Church

on Friday March 1st at 1 p.m

Refreshments to follow


    1. World Day of Prayer Service in Lively  |March 1  |Lively

World Day of Prayer

7:00 pm

St Pius X                      
45 a St
Lively, Ontario P3Y 1M8
Phone   (705) 692-3138
Website            http://stpiusxpei.com



    1. Lenten Retreat at Villa Loyola  |March 1-3  |Sudbury – South End

Theme:   Who is This Man?           Luke 14:16-24

Cost:  $200.00

For further information,  contact 705 522 3502 Ext. 0        loyola@isys.ca



    1. 3rd Annual Women of Worth Conference  |March 9  |Sudbury – Central

3 Annual Women of Worth Conference
Saturday March 9,2019
8:30 to 4 
Location 
Steelworkers Hall 
66 Brady St. Sudbury ON P3E 1C8


Register Cost $45 includes complimentary lunch 
Or register 705-588-7600 xt 2

Worship by Brooke Nichols 

Speakers 
Pastor Maj Myers Edwards 
Restoration Church 
Pastor Amanda Robichaud  
All Nations Church
Pastor Stacey Quinlan 
Destiny Christian Center


    1. Pursue A Night of Worship with Brooke Nichols  |March 9  |Valley

March 9, 2019
Pursue A Night of Worship with Brooke Nichols.  

7pm

Restoration church 
1621 Valleyview Road
Val Caron On P3N 1K7, 
705-588-7600 Xt 2

Love offering will be received



    1. Bridges out of Poverty  |March 19 or April 12  |Sudbury – Downtown

Bridges out of Poverty – 6 hour session – Tuesday, March 19th, 9:00-4:00pm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts, 1300 Paris Street, Ramsey Room

Bridges out of Poverty – 3 hour session – Friday, April 12th, 9:00-12:00pm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts, 1300 Paris Street, Ramsey Room


    1. Sudbury Central South End Ministerial  |  March 20  |Sudbury – Central

Rev. Tom Arth & Monsignor Jim Hutton invite clergy and para-church leaders from the Sudbury Central South End Ministerial   to meet 
12 noon to be held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Regent St

Brown Bag Lunch followed by discussion …..”What does ecumenicalism mean to me?”

Please R.S.V.P. to Tom Arth, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church    pastortom@eastlink.ca



    1. Fearless Faith Conference  |March 23  |New Sudbury

Free Admission              Lunch is provided                  Please register so that sufficient lunches are arranged

Hosted by Lansing Avenue Baptist Church, Apologetics Canada,   Ezra Institute, & Power to Change


Saturday March 23rd
A Doubter's Guide to the Bible
Wes Huff

9:30 am - 10:45 am
Talking with Skeptics
Mike Hiscock

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch
Compliments of Lansing Avenue Baptist Chapel

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
What About Suffering?
Wes Huff

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cultural Apologetics
Michael Thiessen

2:15pm - 3:30pm




Peter 3:15
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. 

Proverbs 15:23
  A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! 

For full details, and to register, please go to:   https://fearlessfaithsudbury.ca/


    1. Promise Keepers Legacy Event  |March 30  |Sudbury – Downtown

Legacy Men's Workshop

Presented by Promise Keepers, Rock City Men,  and All Nations Church Mens’ Ministries

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 4:45 PM

@ All Nations Church      414 Saint Raphael St. - Sudbury, ON P3B 1M4 – Canada

**OUR MOTTO ``WE LEAVE NO MAN BEHIND``**
Be a Godly LEGACY to your Family, Friends & Neighbours

Workshops for the day:

Becoming a Better Dad ``to others and ourselves``
Finding Success
God’s Vision for Sex

Find the life of significance you’re longing for. Join men across Northern Ontario as we explore what it means to be a LEGACY by letting God be your ultimate father.
  • Whom will you bring? Introduce guys around you to hope and purpose in a fun, non-confrontational environment.
  • Worship together with other guys.
  • Learn from a diverse group of godly men.
  • Bring your sons, teens, friends, neighbours, co-workers, students, etc!
  •  

To pay online, go to:   Legacy Men's Workshop


If you can`t afford it contact Luc cell 705-207-0098 we`ll make it happen for you

Please contact Luc Boileau for group or student pricing: 705-207-0098

For further information, please contact Luc Boileau at All Nations Church    705 673 6110


  
    1. Save the Date:  New Evangelization Summit  |May 4, 2019  |Greater Sudbury

Save the Date!               Catching the Flame
New Evangelization Summit Day, May 4
8:30 am to 4:45 pm @ St. Benedict Secondary School
2993 Algonquin Road    

One Day Only!
Saturday May 4th, 2019

New Evangelization Summit
@St. Benedict School

8:30 am - 4:45 pm



This day of information and special speakers, for communities across Canada that day, is not just for Catholics. It is NOT a proselytizing event relating to drawing people into the Catholic Church. It is a means to encourage viewers to become aware that the person of Jesus is at the heart of the good news.

 The various presentations during the day invite viewers to reflect on how they can witness to Jesus and share that with others. 

The organizers invite fellow Christians beyond the Catholic Church to share in this effort.

Register online at either the website newevangelization.ca or contact infonesummit@gmail.com or call 705-566-1876.


    1.  National March for Life  |May 9  |Greater Sudbury to Ottawa

Sudbury Right to Life will have buses to take people from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa to participate in the National March for Life

Leaving Sudbury at 6:00 a.m. and returning at 10:00 pm at night on May 9th

Cost:  $20.00 per person               Students can be subsidized

For further information, please contact Therese St. Denis              705 566 0707


    1. Faith & Politics Tour” with MP Brad Trost  |  May 10, 11, 12  |Greater Sudbury & Mid-North Ontario

MP Brad Trost will be presenting his “Faith & Politics Tour” at various gatherings in Greater Sudbury May 10, 11 and 12th.

Over the past 15 years as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa, representing his Saskatoon Electoral District, Brad has observed three different ways that Canadians approach politics ………

  1. Ignore politics
  2. Use politics for self-interest
  3. Get involved in politics and use politics to contribute

A.C.E.S. Leadership Team is excited to host MP Brad Trost with a good, non-partisan message we need to hear.

Further details will be provided in the April Edition of the Sudbury Christian Messenger.

Plan ahead to attend one of the gatherings.    You WILL be blessed.



    1.  Bridges out of Poverty  |May 13  |Sudbury – Downtown
Bridges out of Poverty – 6 hour session – Monday, May 13th, 9:00-4:00pm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts, 1300 Paris Street, Ramsey Room


    1.  Tending the Flame  |Date to be Announced  |Sudbury – Central

Tending the Flame

Post Evangelization Summit Reflections May, Date, Time and Place TBA

Questions?
infonesummit@gmail.com



RECURRING Events

  1. Perogie and Cabbage Rolls Sale  |Every Saturday  |Sudbury

Pyrohy/cabbage rolls for sale each Saturday 10:00am-noon

40 Notre Dame

St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 40 Notre Dame Avenue, Corner of Notre Dame Ave. & Louis  St. 

St. Mary’s is very proud to have been awarded the very distinguished and rare, “Ontario Architecture Landmark Award,” in 2016.  Look for the five heavenly overhead domes!


Church Office 705-675-8244,   Kitchen 705-675-1581

St. MARY'S UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
40 Notre Dame Ave., Sudbury, On. P3C 5K2  Tel. 705-675-8244  Kitchen: 705-675-1581
http://saintmarysudbury.com/ Email: stmaryssudbury@yahoo.ca
Pastor: Rev. Fr. Peter Bodnar 
Divine Liturgy: Saturdays at 4 pm in English; Sundays at 9:00 am in Ukrainian and 10:30 am in English



  1.  Wanup Chapel Service   |First Sunday of the Month   |Wanup

Come -  Come and see  -God just wants be with you and so do we

JOIN US AT THE LITTLE WANUP CHAPEL                 Highway 537  (near Hwy 69 end)  l minute past Wanup Store on right hand side
                                                                                                                                   

                                 EVERYONE IS WELCOME         

Regular Service Information:

On 1st Sunday of the month  at 2.30 pm

Refreshments served after each  service


A WARM WELCOME AWAITS ALL WHO COME AND JOIN US…

Further information – contact Mavis White  706-524-5820 or maviswhitewhite@hotmail.com 


  1. Al-Anon Family Group Meetings  | Mondays  |New Sudbury

Every Monday at the Church of the Ascension, 1476 Sparks Street, New Sudbury

7;30-8:30 pm

For further information, please contact 705 674 6217


  1. Adult Children of Alcoholics  | Mondays  |Minnow Lake

Every Monday, at Holy Redeemer Church, 1887 Bancroft Drive, in the basement

7:00 pm

For further information, please contact 705 929 1627



  1. Al-Anon Family Group Meetings  |Tuesdays  |Sudbury – Donovan

Does someone’s drinking affect you?

Al-Anon meetings take place every Tuesday

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 264 Mackenzie Street, Sudbury – Donovan area

7:00 pm.


  1. Overeaters Anonymous  |Tuesdays  |Sudbury – West End

Tuesdays, meetings at the rear entrance of the old Pinegate Centre

6-7 pm

Phone 705 207-0877 for more information



  1. Bingo  |Tuesdays  |Chelmsford

Every Tuesday

St. Alexander’s Church, 100 Gaudette Street, Chelmsford

Minis 6 pm; majors 7:30 pm

Cash only


  1. Co-Dependents Anonymous  |Wednesdays  |Minnow Lake

12-step meeting for people who desire healthy relationships.

7-8 pm

Holy Redeemer Parish, 1887 Bancroft Drive   (door on right from the main entrance upstairs)

Phone 705 562-9801


  1. New Beginnings Support Group  |Wednesdays  |New Sudbury

For divorced, separated, and widowed.

Offering weekly support during crisis on Wednesdays

At St. Stephen’s on the Hill, 1248 Lauzon Street   

6:30-8:30 pm

Contact 705 919 3131


  1. Gambling Problem?  |Wednesdays  |

We can help.

Gamblers Anonymous meets Wednesdays

7 pm

Phone:  705 988 3410


  1. BASIC Recovery Group  |Wednesdays  |Sudbury – Donovan

Becoming a soldier in Christ

Wednesdays at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

@ Grace Family Church  

426 Burton Avenue, Sudbury

Contact Information:

Guy Langlois:  705 618 5984

BASIC – Be a Soldier in Christ  |Sudbury

All are welcome


  1. Overeaters Anonymous  |Thursdays  |Sudbury – Downtown

Thursdays, meetings held at All Nations Church, St. Raphael Street

12-1 pm

Phone 705 207 0098 for more information


  1. Communion in the Thorneloe Chapel  |Thursdays  |Sudbury – South End

While University classes are scheduled, all are welcome to the Anglican Communion

12-12:30

Thorneloe Univerrsity Chapel

  1. How to Become Catholic

 The Journey of Faith begins with your questions What is faith? How does faith grow? What do Catholics believe and why is it different from other traditions? How different is it really? How to Become Catholic If you, or someone you know, is thinking about becoming Catholic (un-baptized or baptized in another denomination), or you are a baptized Catholic who never received the sacraments of Confirmation or Eucharist, we invite you to our Inquiry sessions. These informal sessions are held as a kind of “getting to know you” gathering where your questions and concerns can be answered, and you can decide if you want to continue in the initiation process to become Catholic or complete your initiation. If you would like to join us, or if you have questions, please call the Holy Redeemer parish office at 705-566-8330. Through the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation, we can continue the works of the Father.


Prayer & Praise
Praise for the formation of the National Association of Catholic Nurses

Prayer for the Upcoming “Faith & Politics Tour” by MP Brad Trost to Greater Sudbury

Call to Prayer by Ears2Hear

           Buy the Field
- It is time to invest in the harvest. There is a great re-evaluation and repositioning in light of what is now needed for a great Canadian harvest. Pray that we will be responsive and obedient in this great shift, not hanging on to what was for the last season. Intercede also that the Body of Christ will invest our hearts into the harvest, which for many can mean receiving His burden for souls.*

           Mobilise - the Lord is calling for a widespread mobilization of evangelists, of intercessors that will contend for the harvest, and for resources that have been stockpiled. Pray that we will have faith to let go of our comforts and passivity. Contend for an activation and anointing of evangelists in an unprecedented manner, even with the mantle of Billy Graham falling on thousands.

           Repentance- Pray that the Spirit of true conviction will, in His grace, confront all our self-oriented ways. Cry out that the Lord will reveal to us what is keeping us distant from Him, keeping our hearts cold and hard or ways where we've distorted who He is. Pray for beautiful, life-restoring, Spirit-led repentance to sweep the Body of Christ. 

           Quebec - There are tremendous prophetic promises in Canada's foundations for the province of Quebec. Pray again. Cry out with faith that great revival will come to Quebec, to the Catholic Church and to the secular society. Pray for every congregation in Quebec to be supernaturally strengthened in this hour. 

* The concept of buying the field comes from the parable of the Treasure in the Field, see
Mt 13:44-46 


                                                  
Special Requests


    1. Dedication Stones at The Grotto on Sudbury’s Holy Mountain

The Friends of the Grotto have completed the installation of Dedication Stones in front of the Stations of the Cross at The Grotto off VanHorne Street.

Additional Dedication Stones are available for purchase.     They will be installed next Spring, 2019.

Proceeds from the stones’ sale will be used to continue yearly maintenance of The Grotto.  

For more information, call Marguerite Groulx at 705-524-6384 or send an email to Groulx_margo@outlook.com

Editor’s Note:  The Dedication Stones can be purchased in your name, or for your family.   

  

Provincial News

P.E.A.C.E. Update

Are you concerned about:
  • the negative sexual pressures being placed on our children and youth 
  • the sex ed curriculum in schools
We Can Help!

416 Taunton Rd. W,  Oshawa, ON
L1L 0N8
905 869 6334 info@peaceontario.com   
www.peacontario.com

Greater Sudbury Representative:  Paula Purvis

National News 
National Association of Catholic Nurses Formed

National Association of Catholic Nurses – Canada / Association Nationale des Infirmières Catholiques – Canada

Priests for Life Canada in their 2019 Issue 1 newsletter announced, with joy, the formation of the National Association of Catholic Nurses, as they see the importance “that the voices of these caring and skilled professionals will be heard.”

Please share this information with Catholic nurses and Medical professionals.

www.priestsforlifecanada.com



“The National Association of Catholic Nurses – Canada [NACN-Canada] is established to support and strengthen the vocation of nurses and other health professionals within the apostolic tradition of the Catholic Church. It is a community that seeks the guidance of the Holy Spirit through an ever-wider involvement of health professionals who wish to align their practice with Catholic teaching. It holds that Catholic nurses and other health professionals practice their professions as a vocation anchored in the Word, nourished through the sacraments, and in personal witness to Christ, bearing testimony to Him by his or her life & professional practice.”



Abortion Update – Canada

Interview of Laura Klassen by Faytene

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIy7sWZUQVI&feature=youtu.be

International News
       
Free Speech Is Dead in Canada: The Persecution of Christian Activist Bill Whatcott
By Amy Contrada   January 14, 2019

Read more:




Terence Corcoran: Whether Earth’s population booms or busts, the future still looks promising

Two vital new books from Canadian writers on the alleged population crisis suggest we can all relax   Feb. 13/19



Euthanasia Update

www.epcc.ca

Citizen Response
Financial Support Requests


The Social Planning Council of Sudbury (SPC Sudbury) is launching a GoFundMe page with a goal of raising $10,000.00 for the Community Emergency Fund.  100% of funds collected go to the individuals and families in crisis!  This fund is a fund of last resort that helps support individuals and families in crisis

For further information, please contact:

Social Planning Council of Sudbury
30 Ste. Anne Road
Sudbury, ON. P3C 5E1
Website:  www.spcsudbury.ca
Tel. (705) 675-3894


HELP NEEDED
    1. Elgin Street Mission Needs

Elgin Street Mission – Volunteers needed
We are looking for volunteers to help with the clothing room starting in October for Thursday mornings from 9:30am to 12:00pm.
If you are able to please email administrator@themission.ca
Thank you!
Elgin Street Mission – Food Needs
If you’d like to make a donation, these are the items that we’re in need of.
Coffee
Tea
White Sugar
Margerine
Parboiled Rice
Foil Wrap
Saran Wrap
Perishable Food*
*(Let us know ahead)
Canned Ravioli / Spaghetti
Canned or Frozen Vegetables
Canned Tuna & Salmon
Cooking Onions
Ground Beef
Chicken & Turkey
Roast Beef & Pork
Cheese Whiz
Crackers
Napkins
Plastic Utensils
Cases of Water
Non-Perishable foods
Styrofoam Plates
Small Bowls for Dessert

    1. Pregnancy Care Centre Seeking 2 Volunteers
PREGNANCY CARE CENTRE: We are looking for two volunteers that can help two days a week as floaters. The volunteers help sort the donations that come in, manage the Infant Food Bank, and gather supplies for the clients that come in. The centre is open from 10am-3pm, Monday-Thursday. Anyone wanting more information can call 705-673-5003! 

    1. Donations of Yarn Requested + Knitters/Crocheters
Northern Cancer Foundation provides each cancer patient undergoing treatment a warm knitted or crocheted afghan. They could use donations of yarn and people willing to knit or crochet 8 inch squares or afghans. Please consider donating yarn. Thank you for helping us support these organizations.        Drop off your yarn donations to Glad Tidings Church, Regent Street, and call if you wish to knit or crochet to make the squares that will be put together.

  1. Volunteers Needed at Health Sciences North
Volunteer Services is looking to recruit mature, dedicated and enthusiastic  volunteers who would like to give some of their time to volunteers in different areas at Health Sciences North.
 The following are volunteer positions that we are currently looking to fill, I’ve also attached the task description of each positions to give you an idea of what these positions consists of:
1.       Greeter/Information Desk
a.       Monday, Tuesday or Friday 9:30am-12:30pm
2.       Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
a.       Tuesday or Thursday 7:30am-9:30am
b.      Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is required
3.       Hydrotherapy Pool Children Treatment Centre
a.       Thursdays 9am-11am or 12:45pm-2:45pm
b.      Tuesdays 12:45pm-2:15pm
c.       Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is required
4.       Emergency Department
a.       Wednesdays 11am-3:30pm or 7-10pm
5.       Northeast Cancer Centre
a.       Clinics: Fridays 8:30am-3:30pm
b.      Daffodil Lodge: Tuesdays 8:30am-3:30pm
6.       Boutique
a.       Mondays 3:30-7pm
b.      Saturdays 9:45am-2pm (1 shift per month)
c.       Sundays 10am-4pm (1 shift per month)
d.      Police Information Check is required
7.       HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program)
a.       Wednesday 9am-12pm
b.      Friday 9:30am-12pm or 3-6pm / 4-7pm
c.       Sundays anytime between 10am-6pm.
d.      Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is required
If any of the positions listed are of interest to you, please confirm and I can arrange for your to meet with a Volunteer Advisor and have you scheduled accordingly.
josbelanger@hsnsudbury.ca
Contact …. Josée Belanger ….josbelanger@hsnsudbury.ca


  1.   INNER CITY HOME NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
These volunteer positions would entail approx. 3 hrs each/week to assist with the various services of the Home such as:
- assisting in the Food Bank area packing food orders to be given out, etc.;
- to act as hostess / host to greet our guests offering refreshments, snacks in the morning – 10:00 a.m.to 12:00 noon, one morning a week.
- To be trained to assess client needs with regards to food assistance requests.
If you are interested in volunteering or would like to learn more about Inner City Home and our Services please call Mary at 705-675-7550.


  1.  Household Items Needed

Society of Saint-Vincent de Paul : In 2016, the SaintBenedict Labre Conference in Sudbury has helped 154 homes by giving them furniture, beds (mattresses) and various household articles. It is therefore in dire need of similar articles, in good condition, to continue helping the needy. The Conference also accepts, for the conservation of the environment, used electronic equipment, such as television sets, computers, printers, telephones,… Please contact René at 705-524-7417.


  1. Volunteer for PAFE   (Parents as First Educators)

Contact Tanya Granic Allen          tanya@pafe.ca            or     416 763 7233

Talk to 5 family and friends and encourage them to subscribe to PAFE’s emails, in order to stay informed about parental rights and family issues.


Media Marvels


    1. Movie – Because of Gracia

“It’s a must-see film for youth groups, churches and schools, thanks in part to its strong production values, compelling story, and thought-provoking companion study guide,” says Joel Gordon, creative director for the EFC   (Evangelical Fellowship of Canada)




    1. “Fatal Flaws” film

The “Fatal Flaws” film (55 minutes) educational version is now being distributed. 

www.epcc.ca           Euthanasia Prevention Coalition



    1. At the parliamentary forum on religious freedom

EFC executive vice-president David Gueretzki spoke about religious freedom and state neutrality at the 7th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom held in October in Ottawa…..Guretzki presented ways religious communities can work together in Canada to protect and further religious freedom……

The full address is available by text and video at        www.TheEFC.ca/GuretzkiPFRF


    1. Loves Unleashes Life:  Abortion & the Art of Communicating Truth

By Stephanie Gray

Reviewed in Priests for Life Canada        www.priestsforlifecanada.com           2018    Issue 6

Copies are available from Life Cycle Books at 1-866-880-5860     or    www.lifecyclebooks.com


    1. Crossroads has different platforms to watch their Christian show + Develops a first-of-its-kind Video Streaming Service called CASTLE

Dear loyal 100 Huntley Street viewer,

100 Huntley Street moved off Global on December 30, 2018. There are a number of ways you can stay connected to 100 Huntley Street—if you haven’t yet chosen where to watch, please take action today by following the steps:

Here’s how to watch:
           If you already watch on Yes TV, you don’t have to do anything but keep watching.

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Castle's unique service will provide users with on-demand streaming access to Christian TV, movies and media content with live prayer chat built into the platform for spiritual support. 

Crossroads encourages you to learn more about Castle by visiting intothecastle.com and discovering more about this streaming service that will help users along their spiritual journey.


    1. Christian TV Show

      Faytene.tv

*Editor’s Note:  Faytene (Kryskow) Grassechini has spoken in North Bay and Greater Sudbury on a few occasions.    Her tv show is about topics that are of great interest, and presented with a Christian-worldview

Daily Chuckle
 Everything we need to know about life, we can learn from Noah's Ark...

One:  Don't miss the boat.

Two:  Remember that we are all in the same boat.

Three:  Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark.

Four:  Stay fit. When you're 600 years old, someone may ask you
to do something really big.

Five:  Don't listen to critics; just get on with the job that needs to
be done.

Six:  Build your future on high ground.

Seven:  For safety sake, travel in pairs.

Eight:  Speed isn't always an advantage. The snails were on
board with the cheetahs.

Nine:  When you're stressed, float a while.

Ten:  Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs; the Titanic by
professionals.

Eleven:  No matter the storm, when you are with God, there's
always a rainbow waiting.

Twelve:  Not everybody is always welcome. In Noah's case, the
woodpecker might have to go!
                                                            .....Author Unknown

       
Words of Wisdom

The U in JesUs

             Before U were thought of or time had begun,
             God even stuck U in the name of His Son.
             And each time U pray, you'll see it's true
             You can't spell out JesUs and not include U.
             You're a pretty big part of His wonderful name,
             For U, He was born; that's why He came.
             And His great love for U is the reason He died.
             It even takes U to spell crUcified.
             Isn't it thrilling and splendidly grand,
             He rose from the dead, with U in His plan?

             The stones split away, the gold trUmpet blew,
             and this word resUrrection is spelled with a U.
             When JesUs left earth at His Upward ascension,
             He felt there was one thing He just had to mention.
             "Go into the world and tell them it's true,
             That I love them all - Just like I love U."
             So many great people are spelled with a U,
             Don't they have a right to know JesUs too?
             It all depends now on what U will do,
             He'd like them to know, But it all starts with U.

                                              --- Author Unknown

Moments in Life

1. There are moments in life when you miss someone so
much that you just want to pick them from your dreams and
hug them for real! So cherish them while they are with you.

2. When the door of happiness closes, another opens; but
often times we look so long at the closed door that we don't
see the one, which has been opened for us.

3. Don't go for looks; they can deceive.  Don't go for wealth;
even that fades away.  Go for someone who makes you smile,
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
Find the one that makes your heart smile.

4. Dream what you want to dream; go where you want to go;
be what you want to be, because you have only one life and
one chance to do all the things you want to do.

5. May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough
trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human and
enough hope to make you happy.

6. The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of
everything; they just make the most of everything that comes
along their way.

7. The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past;
you can't go forward in life until you let go of your past failures
and heartaches.

8. When you were born, you were crying and everyone around
you was smiling. So live your life so at the end, you're the one
who is smiling and everyone around you is crying.

9. Don't count the years-count the memories.......Life is not
measured by the number of breaths we take; but  by the
moments that take our breath away!     Amen.

“Legal doesn’t mean right” by Andrew Lawton

There is a big difference between what is legal and what is right.

With the legalization of recreational pot in Canada (however mired in bureaucracy and regulation), it’s high time for people to realize that the government is not a moral standard-bearer. Nor should it be……

Complete article at:  http://www.theinterim.com/issues/legal-doesnt-mean-right-2/


Irony


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