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Auggie’s Café Volunteers Appreciation Dinner

Auggie’s Café Volunteers Appreciation Dinner auggie's volunteer dinner 2019

On Friday, May 3, about three dozen souls – all volunteers of Auggie’s Café – gathered in our hall for a sumptuous dinner. There were speeches and many thanks for those in attendance – and those who couldn’t make it to the event – who give countless hours of their time to our church’s primary […]

Holy Week 2019 at St. Augustine’s – Parkland

Holy Week 2019 at St. Augustine’s – Parkland easter vigil 2017 - eucharist w kids

As usual, Holy Week was very busy at St. Augustine’s, with lots of significant events throughout the week, all leading up to the biggie — Easter Sunday! We began with Passion Sunday (formerly known as Palm Sunday) when we marked Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem, beginning the week that would lead up to the resurrection. We […]

St. Nicholas Party + Messy Church = Wow!

St. Nicholas Party + Messy Church = Wow!

On the afternoon of Saturday, December 8, about 150 souls (two-thirds of them “young”) came together for an afternoon of crafts, fun, food, and a visit from St. Nicholas himself! Our monthly Messy Church event was combined with our annual St. Nicholas’ Party, creating a buzzy hive of energy in our church building not experienced […]

Christmas Bazaar and Soup Lunch 2018

Christmas Bazaar and Soup Lunch 2018

On Saturday Nov. 24,2018 we held our annual Fall Bazaar. The weather cooperated and we had many guests attend the Bazaar and Soup Lunch. The ACW ladies have been preparing crafts over the past months at their regular Wednesday gathering. Crafts included many Christmas gift ideas plus a beautiful Christmas tree quilt. The congregation members […]

A Very Special Auggie’s Baptism

A Very Special Auggie’s Baptism

Cynthia has been an Auggie’s volunteer for some time, typically helping with clean-up at the end of each weekly lunch. A long-time member of the Rehoboth community in Stony Plain, Cynthia recently expressed her desire to become baptised into the Anglican church. Considering those of Auggie’s Café to be her faith community, she wanted those […]

Messy Church #4

Messy Church #4

Messy Church is in full swing at St. Augustine’s – Parkland. October 13 was our fourth gathering and the theme was Pets and Peace. Messy Church revisited the Season of Creation’s wrap-up in the October 4 Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with another pet blessing service, and in our crafts and actiivities we considered […]

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Auggie’s a Big Success

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Auggie’s a Big Success

We hosted a flu vaccine clinic on October 16 with the help of Shoppers Drug Mart #302 during Auggie’s Café. Bev Rushton, Pharmacist, and Dana Hunter Isenor, Registered Nurse, administered 52 flu shots. Auggie’s Café provided an excellent place for the clinic, since the vaccines could be given in the lobby area of the church […]

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