Sunday,November 26th
The Reign of Christ
8:30 am HE Service
10:00 am HE Service
Sunday, December 3rd
First Sunday of Advent
with Bishop Terry
White Gift Sunday
8:30 am HE Service
10:00 am HE Service
Sunday, December 10th
Second Sunday of Advent
8:30 am HE Service
10:00 am MP Service &
Children's Christmas Pageant
Sunday, December 17th
Third Sunday of Advent
8:30 am MP Service &
10:00 am MP Service with Advent Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 24th
Fourth Sunday of Advent
9:30 am Combined HE Service
4:00 pm Children's Family Worship Service
7:00 pm Family Eucharist
11:00 pm HC Service
 Monday, December 25
Christmas Day
9:30 am HC Combined Service
 Sunday, December 31
9:30 am MP Combined Service

CHRISTMAS TREES FOR SALE 
STARTING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH

Hours of Business:

Thursdays & Fridays 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sundays 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

BISHOP TERRY'S ADVENT REFLECTIONS

Please save Wednesday nights during Advent to join Bishop Terry for a series of Advent Reflections!  November 29th and December 6th will be at St. George’s Forest Hill Anglican Church, 321 Fischer Hallman Road Kitchener.  December 13th and December 20th will be at St. James’ Anglican Church.

COOKIE WALK
Saturday, December 9th

Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 9th from 9 am to 11 am in the Parish Hall.  Leave the Christmas Baking to us!  Featuring an assortment of homemade cookies at $6.00 per dozen.  Simply walk through and choose your favourites.

 

Proceeds will go to the UTX for the CLAY trip to Thunder Bay in August 2018.


ST. JAMES' 130th ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK

Back in stock in time for Christmas gift giving is our beautiful 130th Anniversary Cookbook  and at $15.00 they make the perfect gift!  Anyone who cooks, bakes or in fact, EATS will appreciate this delicious collection of our favourite recipes.  It makes a great gift to have on hand or a little something for the hard-to-buy-for on your list.   See Deborah in the Church Office for copies or call 519-658-4547.

KID'S CHRISTMAS COOKING CLASSES
at St. James'

Saturday, December 2 at 10:00 am - Healthy Holiday Treats (Ages 5-13)
Keep it Merry and Healthy this holiday season! Join Wholesome Measures for this festive hands on cooking class that will give your kids a few ideas about making healthy choices this holiday season.  We will be making delicious and festive treats perfect for holiday entertaining or just enjoying by the fire with family.  Recipes include, Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes, Cranberry Peppermint Reindeer Bites, No Bake Party Mix, and more!!  Register at www.wholesomemeasures.ca.

Saturday, December 16 at 10:00 am - Holiday Gift Jars - Edible Gift Giving Ideas! (Ages 4-13)

Food Gifts are a great way to surprise your friends and celebrate special occasions! Not only do food gifts come straight from the heart, they also come straight from little hands. In our nutrition activity, your child will learn how to tame the “Hunger Monster” by being able to identify some healthy fast foods. Then he/she will make a healthy and beautiful fast food gift that can be given to a teacher, grandparent or friend. Each food gift is made with hands-on preparation and is completely ready for holiday gift-giving at the end of the class. 

Each student will prepare two holiday jars ready for gifting, and will also enjoy creating and sampling a special holiday mix snack treat!  Register at www.wholesomemeasures.ca. Children ages 4-6 are welcome to attend with a caregiver!


Thursday, December 21 at 4:30 pm - Holiday Gift Jars - Edible Gift Giving Ideas! (Ages 5-8, 9-13)

Food Gifts are a great way to surprise your friends and celebrate special occasions! Not only do food gifts come straight from the heart, they also come straight from little hands. In our nutrition activity, your child will learn how to tame the “Hunger Monster” by being able to identify some healthy fast foods. Then he/she will make a healthy and beautiful fast food gift that can be given for any occasion or celebration. Each food gift is made with hands-on preparation and is completely ready for gift-giving at the end of the class.  In this session we will be creating "Your Way Muffin" and "Apple Pie" Gift Jars. Each child will leave with two Holiday Gift jars ready for gifting!   Register at www.wholesomemeasures.ca.


Thursday, December 21 at 6:30 pm - Festive Cookie & Treats Class (Ages 7-13)
Get set for the Holidays with this fun, festive cookies & treats class! We'll prepare some delicious yuletide treats like Cranberry Peppermint Reindeer Bites, Pumpkin Cookies, and more!!  It's holidays with a healthy twist! Hurry space is limited to just 10 students!  Register at www.wholesomemeasures.ca.


ZUMBA CLASSES
Fridays 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

"Do you like to dance? Do you want to get in shape but hate going to the gym and walking on a treadmill? Well, come out and join me, Crystal, for some Zumba fun! For one hour there is no messy house, kids to pick up, grocery lists, or laundry. There's just dance! Don't worry about not knowing the moves...as long as you are having fun, smiling, and moving, you are doing Zumba! I am offering 5 classes for $20 or $5 drop in. I look forward to seeing you all there! Everything is better when you dance!" 

GENTLE EXERCISE CLASSES
WEDNESDAYS AT 1:00 PM

Join us and participate in a “FREE” exercise and education program. We are introducing a gentle exercise class built for all functionalities. For the first month we will ease everyone into the exercise through introducing the exercise progressively in addition to including some helpful tips from our Registered Kinesiologist. Some topics may include: Living well with Osteoporosis, Building Balance, Keeping the Mind Going, and more *Comes with a free booklet for you to keep*.  The exercise class will be every Wednesday at 1:00 pm.  If you have any questions, please call Community Support Connections at 519-772-8787 or go to their website at www.communitysupportconnections.org.

ZUMBA GOLD CLASSES

  The cost is $30 for the 7 week session or drop-in $5.00 per class.  If you’re not sure what Zumba Gold is all about but would like to find out before joining, Zumba Gold is offering one (1) free class to anyone who would like to attend in order to see if it is a fit.  Please contact Zumba Gold Instructor Lauren Lam if you have any questions at 519-650-3068 or l.lam@sympatico.ca.

These two classes will complement each other, giving you cardio, strength and flexibility and balance, and always fun and social time. We only have this one body, given to us by God, so we have to do everything possible to maintain a healthy, strong one.

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