Silver Falls United Church

Minister By Appointment:  Rev. Paul Brown

840 Loch Lomond Road Saint John NB E2J 1Z2

506-696-1410 silverfalls@nb.aibn.com

Services at 11:00 am each Sunday
 

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Seniors Tea

The Special Events Committee will be holding a Seniors Tea (50+) and Wellness Fair at Silver Falls United Church on Friday, April 24, from 1-3pm.  If you would be interested in helping to plan this event or in serving on this Committee, please contact Barbara Mahaffy at 696-6269 or at bmahaffy@bellaliant.net.

The Special Events Committee will be meeting on March 24 at 9:30 am to discuss and plan the tea.  Anyone interested in helping with this event is encouraged to attend.  Many hands make light work.

Good Friday

 

Good Friday Combined Worship Service April 03, 11 a.m. at Park Avenue United ChurchIncluding the congregations and choirs of Glen View, Silverfalls and St. Andrew and St. David United Churches.All are welcome!

Mondays:

Tuesdays
Beavers
from 6:30 to 7:30 pm (CE Hall)
Scout Swimming (third Tuesday each month at SJHS)
UCW first Tuesday of the month (Parlour)
Unified Board third Tuesday of the month (Mem. Hall)

Wednesdays
Bible Study 10 am

Cubs
from 6:30 to 7:30 pm  (CE Hall)
Scouts
from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (Mem. Hall)
Venturers from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (Mem. Hall)
Telephone Pioneers (second Wednesday of the month)

ThursdaysChoir Practice in the Parlour from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

FridaysAA (Memorial Hall)

Sundays:  Weekly Service 11:00 am

April 18:  Annual Flea Market

April 24:  Senior Social and Wellness Information Fair

Flea Market

It's Coming! It's Coming! Yes, our Annual Flea Market is coming up on the April 18th. Anyone wishing a table should contact Pam Carter at 696-5221 or the office at 696-1410. As always we'll need donations for the church tables, but please hold onto them for now. We'll also need workers and help with the "Holey Canteen". Stay tuned for more info.                  

 

Deep In Our Hearts
A Cooperative Ministry

Following a successful visioning event hosted by Silver Falls in November 2013, there was a desire among Glen View, Park Avenue/Red Head, St. Andrew and St. David, and Silver Falls to explore the opportunity for collaboration among our churches. With the support of the church boards and Presbytery, representatives from each congregation formed a committee and held its first meeting in February 2014.

The committee has been meeting regularly since then.  For information about our work, please visit our website.

4 But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away.

5 As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed.

6 “Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.

7 But go, tell his disciples and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.’”

                                                                          Mark 16:4-7 

Hallelujah!

Melody by Leonard Cohen, Lyrics by Kelley Mooney

 

Chuck Knows Church has begun a new series of videos called The Committee.  Watch as Chuck and the church members of Park Grove Church try to find ways to breathe new life into a tired church family that have lost their spark.  Become inspired.  Become engaged in their story.

Scripture for the Week

John 20

The Empty Tomb

1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.

2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!”

3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb.

4 Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first.

5 He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in.

6 Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there,

7 as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen.

8 Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed.

9 (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.)

10 Then the disciples went back to where they were staying.

Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene

11 Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb 12 and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.

13 They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?”

“They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put him.”

14 At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus.

15 He asked her, “Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”

Thinking he was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.”

16 Jesus said to her, “Mary.”

She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means “Teacher”).

17 Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

18 Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that he had said these things to her.

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