Let’s Talk Newsletter October 2016
St. Jude’s Cathedral with new green hangings
If your Parish is celebrating a special event let the synod office know and we will include it in the next issue.
Birthday greetings to all those celebrating their birthday in October. Methusalah Kunuk on the 5th, Bishop Andrew and Bishop David on the 6th, Abe on the 20th and Jonas on the 25th. Happy birthday everyone!
Upcoming scheduled events include:
Clergy teleconferences: English October 18 and Inuktitut October 19.
Youth Conference – Diocesan youth conference in June 2017 in Yellowknife. Parishes please begin to fundraise in order to be able to send your youth to this gathering. Contact Deanna for further details.
Arviat – During the week of October 24, Dr. Grant Mullins will be visiting the parish and will be doing some workshops. Again, for more details you can contact the Rev. Lucy Netser.
NEW FACES – Please keep the Rev. Raquel Mack of Kangiqsualujjuaq and the Rev. Victor Johnson of Salluit in your prayers.
Annual Reports: Your annual report should be completed and sent to the Synod office immediately after your Annual General Meeting. Forms will be sent out shortly.
Diocese Prayer List
The prayer list is included below so that we all remember to pray for all our congregations throughout each month.
Diocese of The Arctic – Prayer List
1 St. Edmund’s – Great Whale River & St. Philip’s - Sanikiluaq
2 St. Thomas – Inukjuak & Epiphany - Umiujaq
3 St. Matthew’s – Puvirnituq & St. Titus - Akulivik
4 St. James – Salluit & St. Columba’s – Ivujivik & Epiphany - Kangiqsujuaq
5 Holy Trinity – Kangirsuk & St. Chad’s – Quaqtaq & St. Titus - Aupaluk
6 St. Stephen’s – Kuujjuaq & Transfiguration – Tasiujaq & St. Andrew’s - Kangiqsualujjuaq
7 St. Jude’s Cathedral – Iqaluit & St. Simon’s - Apex and ATTS
8 St. Paul’s – Kimmirut
9 St. John’s – Cape Dorset
10 St. Luke’s – Pangnirtung
11 St. Michaels & All Angels - Qikiqtarjuaq
12 The Redeemer – Clyde River
13 St. Timothy’s – Pond Inlet & St. Barnabas – Resolute Bay & St. Peter’s – Grise Fiord
14 All Saints – Arctic Bay
15 St. Matthias – Igloolik & St. Silas – Hall Beach
16 St. Marks’ – Coral Harbour & St. Stephen’s – Repulse Bay
17 St. Aidan’s – Baker Lake
18 Holy Comforter – Rankin Inlet
19 St. Francis – Arviat & Christ Church – Whale Cove
20 All Saints – Aklavik
21 Ascension – Inuvik & St. Clement’s – Sachs Harbour
22 St. Matthew’s – Ft. McPherson
23 St. David’s – Ft. Simpson
24 St. Andrew’s – Hay River
25 St. John’s – Ft. Smith
26 Holy Trinity – Yellowknife
27 Good Shepherd – Taloyoak & Messiah – Gjoa Haven
28 St. Andrew’s – Kugluktuk
29 Resurrection – Ulukhaktok
30 St. George’s – Cambridge Bay
31 St. John’s – Tuktoyaktuk
Cathedral Update: our outstanding debt on the Cathedral is now $270,000.
Bishop David and Bishop Darren will be in Toronto from October 16 to 24 for Council of the North meetings.
Bishop David will be in Arviat Oct 26 – 29, Whale Cove Oct 29 – 31.
Pray Daily for:
Director of ATTS
Our office staff and Translation team and their families
Retired and on-leave clergy
ATTS – Please keep the students at ATTS in your prayers. Annie Keenainak, Nina Kautuq, Esau Tatatoapik, Manasee Ulayuk, Sarassie Arragutainaq and Martha Kunuk.
Please pray for youth leaders in the following communities in our Diocese: Taloyoak, Gjoa Haven, Coral Harbour, Pond Inlet, Arviat, Puvirnituq, Baker Lake, Fort Smith, Tasiujaq, Iqaluit and Yellowknife. Pray that youth leaders are raised up in other communities.
Remember in prayer – Pray that our cathedral will be debt free by the end of October so that it can be consecrated during our Executive Meeting.
The longer you look at this picture the more you see.