The Diocese of The Arctic
PO Box 190, Yellowknife, NWT, Canada
Anglican Church of Canada
Contact Administrator
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Let’s Talk Newsletter           October 2016
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St. Jude’s Cathedral with new green hangings

CELEBRATIONS:

If your Parish is celebrating a special event let the synod office know and we will include it in the next issue.
 
Birthday Greetings:
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!

WHAT’S HAPPENING:
Upcoming scheduled events include:

Clergy teleconferences: English October 18 and Inuktitut October 19.

Youth ConferenceDiocesan 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
Day             Parish
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’S TRAVEL
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.

PRAYER REQUESTS:

Pray Daily for:
Our Primate
Our Metropolitan
Our Bishops             
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.


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