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Service of Healing Prayer

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Sunday July 22, 2018 @10:00am 

We believe that, as a christian church and a body of believers in Jesus Christ that we have been instructed to pray for those among us who are sick.
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We Celebrate

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Susan Torris

susanSusan was born and raised in Calgary and first moved to Okotoks in 1974.  Susan adores her 4 children, 3 step children and 10 grandchildren. Susan has been a parish member since 1988 joining in the original St. Peter’s building in Olde Towne Okotoks.  She has been St. Peter’s Administrator since 1993.  Susan has amassed a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience over the past quarter century!

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Curtis

Curtis Carrier

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Curtis has been coming to St. Peter’s since 2006. A couple of years later, after slacking off being in church Curtis heard a distinct voice saying “Go back to church!” When he did, he felt the presence of God who ignited a fire within him and led him to serve in ways in which he excels. God equips the called!

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We Are Pleased To Announce

We Are Pleased To Announce

The new Rector of St. Peter’s is the Reverend Dr. Norbert Haukenfrers and he joins the church on September 15th. Currently he is Rector of St. David’s Anglican Church, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan where he has been since 2005. He is also an Archdeacon of the Diocese of Saskatchewan.
Norbert has Alberta links having been born in Edmonton and spending part of his life in central Alberta. Prior to becoming a priest he worked in construction and as a marine engineer.
In his ministry he emphasises following Jesus in his healing and reconciling work in the community; being faithful in the teaching, equipping and encouraging people to pursue a life of being fully alive in Christ Jesus; and nurturing and encouraging grace-restored relationships with Jesus Christ and each other. For the Reverend Norbert, the body of Christ is a place of offering healing, hope and help in the context of daily living. As the shepherd and equipper of the body he expects to encourage, mentor, assist and facilitate."

Countdown To Advent

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Author: Marion Bowen

This All Age Service was inclusive meaning children stayed for the entire service and were encouraged to participate in all the fun activities.  Worship songs were geared to  participation with mouth/foot/hand actions. Rubbing our tummies, raising our hands and stomping our feet got us all ready for more.

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On Thursday March 29, we celebrated a Passover Meal as a church body. It was a huge success. We ate together, sang together and celebrated a traditional Passover meal. The traditional food was substituted with items that are easily obtained in this area of the world, but the importance of them was not lessened as a result. I was particularly touched to be able to serve communion to my table-mates and enjoy their company as we remembered Jesus last night with his

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Good Friday Services at St. Peters Okotoks are an important part of the Easter events. Traditionally, the church has held an evening service that included elements of the Passion as a  reminder of the final hours of Christ’s life on earth.
This year a new service was introduced to our Parish which was a different but

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Author: Marion Bowen

An inclusive ‘All Age Service’ was held today at St. Peter’s Church, this 3rd Sunday in Lent.   Our congregation is made up of all ages from those approaching 100 years and those just born.  Lent and Passover were the focus

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Photos courtesy of: John Hartley

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Author: Marion Bowen

A blessed day was had by all when Bishop Greg spent Sunday at St. Peter’s Church.  Bishop Greg shared a solid message about living our faith and discussed how different the

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Photos courtesy of: John Hartley

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Author: Billie Hogan

Saturday, December 9, marked our church's Annual Christmas Dinner. It was an opportunity to fellowship with our church family and prepare for the advent season.

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We've moved to our new address – stpo.ca

ST. Peter's Anglican Church, Okotoks has a new home, and we're

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As a conservative, why do I remain in the Anglican Church of Canada? Here are five reasons.

By Dean Mercer

The Rev. Dr. Dean Mercer is incumbent of the Anglican Church of St. Paul, L’Amoreaux, an instructor in liturgy at Wycliffe College, Toronto, and a member of the Canadian chapter of the Anglican Communion Institute.

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My dear, dear Family in Christ Jesus,

Adaptedfrom Romans 1:1-7 

Timothy, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David, and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in power by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Jane provided these prayers at our Spring conference. 2015

Ask God to bring deep conviction of sin, spiritual brokenness, a holy fear of God and genuine repentance among His people.  

2 Corinthians 7:10Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but

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