Micah 4:1-5; Psalm 85:7-13; Ephesians 2:13-18; John 16:23-33


Our Clergy
Beth+, Caroline+, John+, Gary+, Michael+

Our Diocese
St Martin’s, Ottawa, The Reverend Mary-Cate Garden; The Anglican Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces, The Right Reverend Nigel Shaw; the military chaplains in and of, our Diocese

The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC)
The principal, faculty, students, and staff of the Vancouver School of Theology.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada (ELCIC)
The principal, faculty, students, and staff of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.

Flowers This Sunday
The flowers at the altar are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of Frank and Wilson Storey by Jill, Randal and François.

Parish Prayer Group
If you wish to have someone prayed for please email  
or call (613) 232-4500 ext 21.
Guest Preacher

Please welcome The Right Reverend Peter Coffin, former Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Armed Forces and Bishop of the Diocese of Ottawa, as our guest preacher this Sunday morning.
Let The Bells Ring Out!

*this Sunday ! *
November 11th
at sunset
St John's Bell Tower

Join us as we ring out the bells of peace in Centretown. At 4.45 pm, meet Beth+ in the Narthex to ring our bell 100 times   t o mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.

Have you always wanted to ring the bell at St John's? Many bell ringers will be needed - no experience necessary! We'll have a basket ready so that any bell ringers so moved can make a donation towards The Anglican Military Ordinariate Bishop's Trust Fund to support Military Chaplains serving around the world today.

Read about this bell ringing event in The Anglican Journal
Needlepoint now in
St Joanna's Stall

Our own Rector Beth+ is the current Canon of St Joanna and beautiful new cushions for the stalls were dedicated at the Cathedral last week.
Are you interested in reading more about the imagery and symbolism in this needlepoint art celebrating St Joanna? Here is a link to the recent edition of Cross Talk our Diocesan Newsletter with an article on the needlework for four the new female saints now in the Cathedral.

Please Note
2018 PWRDF Christmas Cards
Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund Christmas Cards will be on sale at coffee time on Sundays after the 10.15 service. A donation of $20 or more per package is suggested to support the important work of PWRDF.

2019 Canadian Church Calendars
You can get the best calendar deal in town for $5, on sale in the hall following the 10.15 am service!

Canadian Food Grains Bank
The “I Care” campaign encourages the Canadian government to increase its International Development Assistance (AID) budget to developing countries. You can support this effort by signing an “I Care” postcard available at coffee time after the 10.15 service.

Construction Begins Again!
On Monday workers will begin to build our new ramp inside the church, replace the temporary wall and door between the church and the hall, and replace the panelling and refurbish the arches and walls after the repairs.
What's Happening!
The Great Soup Lunch!

Saturday November 10th noon,
Epiphany Anglican Church
(1290 Ogilvie Road)

A fundraiser lunch for the Ottawa Pastoral Counselling Centre, one of our five Diocesan Community Ministries. All proceeds will be directed to the Counselling Support Fund which is used to help offset the cost of fee-for-counselling services to make mental health resources accessible to everyone in need. Tickets are $20 (tax receipts available). Redeem your ticket for a soup bowl/mug of your choice to keep, and enjoy a delicious soup with sides, and dessert, and support the Counselling Support Fund.
Interfaith Study Wednesdays at St John's
"The Jesus Fatwah"

November 14th, 21st, 28th
6 pm to 8 pm, The Hall
This four week study includes guest speakers, video clips, readings and discussions when we can learn about beliefs that all Muslims share. Come and join us for an informative evening. Our facilitators will be Leslie Giddings, and Margaret Kasurak. Register on the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board or by email to the Office ( ) For more information about this Interfaith Study contact Leslie ( ) or Margaret ( ). 

See our Event page website:
Thursday AM
with Guest Speaker Beth+

Thursday November 15th
10.30 am, The Hall

Beth+ will share stories and insights from her sabbatical. Come and enjoy coffee, tea and refreshments with fellow parishioners!
Financial Literacy for Seniors

Thursday November 15th
1.30 - 3.30 pm,
St Thomas the Apostle Church
(2343 Alta Vista Drive)

A free workshop on Financial Literacy, bring your curiosity and questions about money matters important to Seniors. Please contact Jane Scanlon at The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa (613-232-7124 x 225) to reserve your spot for this workshop.  
National Housing Day
Sunday, November 18th – 2 to 4.30 pm
Ottawa City Hall

Multifaith Housing Initiative will host their National Housing Day celebration at Ottawa City Hall. All are welcome to join leaders from faith groups as they celebrate progress made toward a common goal: ending homelessness in our city. Prayer Service at 2 pm in the Champlain Room followed by a reception at 3.15 pm.
Our beautiful Good Shepherd window has returned!
*next* week

26th Sunday after Pentecost
1 Samuel 1:14-20; 1 Samuel 2:1-10 (Canticle); Hebrews 10:11-14, 19-25; Mark 13:1-8

St John the Evangelist Anglican Church
 154 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON K2P 0H8
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The Reverend Canon Beth Bretzlaff, Rector
The Reverend Dr Caroline Ducros, Deacon
BGen (Ret’d) The Venerable John Fletcher, Honourary Assistant
The Reverend Canon Dr Gary Hauch, Honourary Assistant
The Reverend Michael Hicks, Honourary Assistant
Dr Gordon Johnston, FRCCO, Organist and Choirmaster
Laura Macdonald, Church Administrator
Brian Cameron, Rector’s Warden
Detlef Dransch, Peoples' Warden
Kathleen Arsenault, Deputy Warden