Announcements for November 2

TODAY
There is a Sunday lunch, hosted by the UCW, following today's service.
Scripture reader: Perry Smith
The Worship Committee meets following the service.
Flowers have been placed in the sanctuary in loving memory of William (Bill) Bell, by his wife, Betty, and family .

The proceeds from Talent Balloon projects can be returned to the church. On your envelope, please write your name, your envelope number, and the amount you received from the church for the project. (If you didn't take a Talent Balloon envelope but are making a donation to the project, please indicate that.) This will facilitate the accounting of money given and received. The time and talents shared have been enjoyed by many people.
Scripture readings for November 9 
  Matthew 25:1-13  
  Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25  
  Psalm 78:1-7  
  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18  

The annual St. James Christmas Tea and Sale will be held on December 6.

St. James Book Club
Unanimous, gushing praise for The Stone Angel, a classic Canadian novel by Margaret Laurence. Hagar Shipley, a proud, stubborn, cantankerous 90-year-old recalls her life, trying to understand her mistakes and misjudgments. With her father and brothers, her husband and sons, she has struggled to give and receive love. Like the stone angel of the title, she has been blind and the scales fall away very slowly. An extraordinary account of a life, marked by superb prose and stunning imagery, this is a masterpiece by one of Canada's greatest writers.
More information and a list of upcoming titles
Next: (Nov. 25) What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell

In order to finish the year with a balanced budget, the Stewards are asking congregation members to consider increasing your giving by 15 to 20 percent for the remaining weeks of the year. (If your weekly giving is $10, for example, that would mean increasing to $11.50 or $12.00.) If you have any questions, please contact Anne Laybolt.
20th Annual Christmas Full of Caring Dinner & Auction
(Feeding Others of Dartmouth Society @ Margaret's House)
Sunday, December 7th, Best Western PLUS, 15 Spectacle Lake Drive
4:00pm - Silent Auction. Supper 6:00pm - Live Auction
Tickets: $45 adults, $15 children under 12
Funds raised go toward repairs and maintenance of the
property at 43 Wentworth Street where we feed over 3000
monthly to those persons less fortunate than most.
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WestJet tickets @ $20 each (limit 250)
Winner receives a trip for two anywhere
WestJet flies (all fees and taxes included)
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Tickets are available for both events each Sunday after the
service or by contacting Shauna MacDonald (497-1286).