Sunday, June 18, Pentecost 2 - One service for the parish in Thamesville at 11 am with Frs. John and Gary.
Sunday, June 25, Pentecost 3 - Fr. Gary in Highgate at 9:30 am and Ridgetown at 11 am, Linda DeBurger in Dresden at 9:30 am and Thamesville at 11 am, Fr. John in Aughrim at 9:30 am and Florence at 11 am
Sunday, July 2, Pentecost 4 - Fr. Gary in Aughrim at 9:30 am and Thamesville at 11 am
Sunday, July 9, Pentecost 5 - Fr. Gary in Aughrim at 9:30 am and Linda DeBurger in Thamesville at 11 am
Sunday, July 16, Pentecost 6 - Earl Morwood in Aughrim at 9:30 am and Fr. Gary in Thamesville at 11 am
Sunday, July 23, Pentecost 7 - Fr. Gary in Dresden at 9:30 am and Ridgetown at 11 am
Sunday, July 30, Pentecost 8 - Tom DeBurger in Dresden at 9:30 am and Fr. Gary in Ridgetown at 11 am
Sunday, August 6, Pentecost 9 - Fr. Gary in Dresden at 9:30 am and Ron Bolohan in Ridgetown at 11 am
Sunday, August 13, Pentecost 10 - Fr. John in Highgate at 9:30 am and Fr. Terry (tentatively) in Florence at 11 am
Sunday, August 20, Pentecost 11 - Sheila Fleming in Highgate at 9:30 am and Fr. John in Florence at 11 am
Sunday, August 27, Pentecost 12 - Fr. John in Highgate at 9:30 am an Myrna Yakubovich in Florence at 11 am
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Saturday, June 17, Pancake Breakfast and Yard Sale at Christ Church, Dresden, as part of Dresden's townwide yard sale that runs from 8 am to 1 pm
Tuesday, June 20: Church of the Advent ACW meeting over lunch at the Parish Hall in Ridgetown at 12 noon
Saturday, October 14: Parish Fundraiser Quarter Auction
Christ Church, Dresden, Chili Luncheon, Thursday, October 26, from 11 am to 1 pm. It's always delicious!
The popular Coffee Break and Bake Sale at Christ Church, Dresden, Thursday, December 7, from 8:30 am to 11 am.
The parish Posada will be held December 9 in Florence.
EVERY WEDNESDAY! Gospel-based bible studies are held weekly at 10 am on Wednesdays at Christ Church in Dresden as an ongoing effort to explore our faith. Drop in or attend weekly, as you wish.
Contextual bible studies are held during in Advent and Lent at St. Matthew's in Florence. "After Amen" is the current one and runs Mondays at 7 pm at the home of Shirley Sewell. All are welcome. Bring a bible!
"Ongrowing": Contact the office to learn more about the parish victory garden and the sugar maple forest and what you can do to get involved.
The Panaderia (Bread House) schedule rotates through the parish churches on a monthly basis:
Week 1 is Florence
Week 3 is Dresden
See the Ask a Churchlady tab in the dropdown menu under Newsletter & Blog on this site for the mini-loaf recipe. Loaves are made in our kitchens and delivered to those who can best use them through various local agencies.
The Village Stitchers (St. Matthew's and Florence Library) always accept donations of yarn and cloth. They are currently working on articles for the local Salvation Army, for Street Health in Toronto, for shipments to Belarus and for refugees newly arrived in Canada. The Village Stitchers meet every Thursday at 3 pm at the Florence Library. (If they are not there, look for them at St Matthew's Parish Hall, which is the special projects and summer location.)
The Florence Sunday School meets on the second Sunday of each month from October to June at 11 am. Write to say you are coming! (Use the contact form for the webmaster on the Contact Us page. That will do.)
Aughrim's Sunday School meets each Sunday at 9:30 am.
Highgate is Sunday School-ready each Sunday at 9:30 am.