World Day of Prayer Fri Mar 6 7pm
This year‟s World Day of Prayer Service, written by the women of Zimbabwe, will be
held at Westminster Presbyterian Church. There are roles available for volunteers to
take part by reading one or two lines in the service. 4 volunteers are needed. There is
a rehearsal on Thur Feb 27 at 1pm. Please speak with Canon Catherine if you are

St. John’s Choir
Do you love to sing praises to the Lord? Do you want to help lead the congregation in
singing? The Choir is looking for members to make joyful song. Please chat with
Sterling Bennett or any of the choir members if you are willing to join this music

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Sat Feb 29
The Holy Terriers are back in action to have fun while raising funds for Lanark Big
Brothers Big Sisters. Contact Terry Dillabough if you are interested in joining the team
or would like to donate towards the cause: [email protected]

Acknowledgment of Traditional Territory
New and corrected information came to light in recent weeks that St. John‟s, Smiths
Falls sits on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Peoples, and not, as earlier
understood on territory covered by the Upper Canada Treaties. This has been corrected
on our bulletins.

Parish Directory
The team is working hard and the St John's on-line church directory is being developed.
In the coming weeks about how to “opt-out” of having contact information or your photo
in the directory. If you have a picture already that you would like to have added to the
directory, please notify Laura ([email protected]). If you would like your photo
taken, please approach Laura Porter, Dan Willis, or Terry Dillabough. Please direct
questions about the directory to Dan Willis at [email protected]

Volunteers at Chimo Breakfast Program
There is a need for volunteers at Chimo Elementary School on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 8:30am – 10:00am. If you can spare some time to serve breakfast on one or more of these days please contact Angie Abbass by phone (613) 283-1761 or by email at [email protected]