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July 28, 2013 – St. Matthew’s United Church eBulletin
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Contents
•  St. Matthew’s Calendar
•  Pastoral care
•  Pride Parade
•  SummerSounds@Barrington concert series
•  Thanks to ...
•  Congratulations to ...
•  In the Community

St. Matthew’s Calendar
Every Thursday at 12:15 pm – Summersounds@Barrington concerts

Pastoral care
In case of a pastoral emergency please call the church office at 423-9209 and leave a message. Calls and messages are monitored daily during the summer months.

Pride Parade

St. Matthew’s joined with Halifax’s other Affirm United Churches, St. John’s and Bedford United, to participate in the Pride Parade last Saturday. The theme was “All God’s Children got a Place in the Choir”. Special thanks to Tim Matthews, Sandi and Calista Caron, Marion Innes, Matt Fraser, Michelle Jensen for building, decorating and refreshments; to Tim Covert for electrical and transport; and to Wayne Rogers, Rob Murray, Nicky Davis, Tim Covert, Hilary Wellard, Tom and Matt Fraser for their enthusiastic music, singing, and flag-waving.

Summersounds@Barrington Concert Series
Every Thursday at 12:15 pm enjoy a lunchtime concert at St. Matthew’s. Admission is freewill offering, suggested donation of $5. Performers include:

Aug. 1 – Meghan Jamieson, soprano; Lynette Wahlstrom, piano
Aug. 8 – Matt McKeown and the SFS Jazz Trio
Aug. 15 – Marcel d’Entremont, tenor; Jennifer King, piano
Aug. 22 – Anna Bond, contralto; Jane Miller, piano
Aug. 29 – Catherine Little and Friends chamber music

Thanks to ...
à Rev. Margaret Sagar for her leadership in the holiday weeks ahead

Congratulations to ...
à Jill and Bill Rafuse, new grandparents who are celebrating the birth of Brenna Elizabeth on July 22 in Ottawa.

In the Community
Organ Concert, James Burchill – Aug. 7 at 12:10 pm at Cathedral Church of All Saints, Martello Road. Repertoire by Herbert Howells, Felix Mendelssohn, Harrison Oxley, John Alcock, Matthew Camidge, Willian Hine, and Henry Purcell. Contributions to the organ restoration fund.

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Church office: stmatts<at-symbol>ns.sympatico.ca, 423-9209
Pastoral care: Rev. Betsy Hogan, 423-9209
Sunday Free Breakfast: 8:30–9:30 am, Worship: 10:30 am
Minister of Music: Wayne Rogers, 429-1680
Choir rehearsal: Summer Sunday pick-up choir meets at 9:30 am, all welcome
Lunch Bunch Community Choir: Fridays at 12 noon SeptemberJune
On the web: www.stmatts.ns.ca