FLOWERS ARE GIVEN TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD. The Altar Guild thanks the many people who donated towards the flowers for Easter Sunday. For a listing of the many people who donated, please refer to the bulletin for Sunday, April 23rd, 2017.





THE HOSPITALITY MINISTRY invites any interested people to serve as ushers. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month in the Parish Hall. Interested persons are asked to contact Parish Office at: 322-4186..
The Hospitality Ministry held their election of officers for 2017/2018 on February 12th. Congratulations to the following, who were elected to serve: Miss Pandora Sawyer-President, Miss Shena Williams-Vice President, Mrs. Eurie Dorsett-Mackey-Secretary, Mrs. Adela Osterloh-Assistant Secretary, Mr. Errol Reed-Treasurer.





The SOCIAL OUTREACH COMMITTEE NEEDS YOUR HELP: The Social Outreach Committee is in need of non-perishable food items. Persons wishing to donate are asked to contact any Member of the Committee: Cdre. Leon Smith; Billy & Magaret Lowe; Keisha Taylor; Mena Griffiths; Natalie Roberts; Alice Martinborough; Veronica Bassett; Astrid Adderley; and, Dean Adderley. If you wish to contact any of these members, you can call the number 322-4186. The Committee thanks all those persons who have contributed to their cause and look forward to the support of the congregation throughout the year.





SOCCER! 
Team Endurance soccer practices are held at Goodman’s Bay at 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. All are invited to attend. All questions and concerns can be sent to teamenduranceccc@yahoo.com.
Persons interested in competing in the Diocesan Soccer Tournament, scheduled for 13th May, should submit their name and date of birth to teamenduranceccc@yahoo.com as soon as possible.





At the last Vestry Meeting the following people have been added to the Parish Vestry: Brian Albury - Honourary Treasurer and Synod Delegate; Douglas Hanna - Honourary Secretary; Jeanine Weech-Gomez - Assistant Secretary; The Honurable Neville Smith, Justice (Ret.), Q.C., Catechist - Synod Delegate; and, Contanza Adderley-Bourne - Alternate Synod Delegate





PARENTS ARE ASKED TO PLEASE CALL THE PARISH OFFICE BETWEEN 8 AM AND 4 PM TO VERIFY THE MEETING ON SATURDAYS.





Condolences are extended to Rev'd. Fr. Andrew Toppin and family on the death of his father, Mr. Lloyd Toppin, who died on April 15th, 2017.





Couples who are interested in having their wedding anniversaries listed in the Bulletin are asked to submit their names and anniversary dates to the Parish Office or email the Parish Administrator, Mrs. Tanya Hunt-Major, at tannmajj@yahoo.com. They may also call the Cathedral at 322-4186 or fax information, using the number 356-5488





Take time to strengthen your spiritual life by following our daily scriptural readings. Click the link below.






Here are a few announcements related to the Anglican Diocese of the Bahamas:
  • Servers' Guild of St. Ambrose - Servers’ practice will be held on Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. for children ages 6 years and older.
  • Choral Concert - The Clover High School Choraliers from Clover, South Carolina, USA will present a concert of music here in the Cathedral on Saturday, April 29th at 7:00 p.m. The Choraliers, an auditioned, 100+ member SATB choir, is the 12-time, first place, State Champions of the South Carolina Choral Concert Festival, and 9-time first-place winners of the South Carolina Choral Concert Festival. They have performed for SC State Administrators Conference, SC School Board Conference, the National Education Association SC Conference, and for the governor of South Carolina. The group has appeared at choral festivals in Atlanta, Orlando, Williamsburg, New York City, Washington, DC, on The Bahamas/Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and as a special guest with The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. The choir’s repertoire spans choral literature from the classics and master works to jazz and show tunes. Jay Forrest, Director of Choral Arts at Clover High School, founded the Clover Choraliers in 1994. Admission to the concert is FREE! 
  • Dinner Sale - St. Anne’s School Parent Teacher Association will hold their Steak and Dinner Sale on Saturday, April 29th, from 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $12.00 each and can be purchased from the Parish Office.






Mr. Marvin Lockhart, Chairman of the Communications Ministry informs all persons who have submitted their email address to the church and are not receiving the bulletin to please resubmit their addresses to the Parish Office, as quite a number of emails are being returned.





The bulletin for Sunday, April 23rd, 2017, is sponsored by Mr. John Wilkinson in thanksgiving for his birthday on April 23rd.





Parents are advised that Sunday School will close today, April 9th, 2017, and will reopen on Sunday, April 30th, 2017.  .





There is no Evensong at the Cathedral at 6 pm today (Sunday, April 23rd, 2017). Members are encouraged to attend St. George's Anglican Church Patronal Festival at 3:30 pm. The Service will take the form of Solemn Evensong, Sermon, Outdoor Procession of Witness & Benediction. Rev'd. Willish Johnson, Assistant Curate of Christ the King will be the preacher.









Please read the article from the desk of the clergy of our Parish. It was written by Rt. Rev'd. Laish Boyd, Sr. It is entitled "A Letter to the Anglican Family and the Nation on the General Election." Click the link below.






We have a monthly broadcast of our 9:00 a.m. service on the local station, STAR 106.5 FM. Our services will be broadcast on the fourth Sunday of each month. People or cell groups, looking to sponsor the broadcast ($450.00 per month) are asked to speak to Mr. Marvin Lockhart, chairman of the Communications Ministry. Parishioners are urged to tune in and advise family, friends and members of our sick or shut-in community to do the same.





Visitors and members are invited to fellowship at the Coffee Hour this morning after the 9:00 a.m. Service. Mrs. Nanette Cartwright, Coffee Hour Chairperson, along with the Group Coordinators and Hosts express their gratitude to the Parish Family for allowing them to serve them each week and help foster the good fellowship in our parish.
Members are invited to join one of the nine Coffee Hour Groups. Coffee Hour is held after the 9:00 a.m. service. All interested persons are asked to contact the Parish Office.





PARENTS ARE ASKED TO PLEASE CALL THE PARISH OFFICE BETWEEN 8 AM AND 4 PM TO VERIFY THE MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1ST, 2017.
The Scout Troop and Cubs Pack Leaders are urging members to encourage boys between the ages of 6-11 (Cubs) and 11-18 (Scouts) to become involved as there are many opportunities for international Scouting experiences. Interested persons are asked to contact the Leaders Lamar Pinder (Scouts), Coolidge Cartwright and Timothy Cartwright (Cubs) by calling the Parish Office.





The Dean thanks St. Ambrose Guild, the Choir and Musicians, the Altar Guild, Hospitality Ministry and all others who contributed to the celebration of Easter at The Cathedral.He also thanks the members for their consideration and generosity at Easter.

Mrs. Rosita Smith-Duvalier, ACW President and Chairperson of the Funding and Development Committee, thanks all persons who contributed to the success of the Good Friday Fish Fry. (Please see the bulletin for April 23rd for additional information)

The Music Department expresses a heartfelt "Thank you" to The Estate of the late, Juliette Barnwell, LVO, Llewellyn Burrows, Marvin and Monique Lockhart & family, Peter & Margaret Carey, Mr. & Mrs. Coolidge Cartwright and Charles & Yvette Sands. (The Music Department continues to accept funds towards the work of this very important Ministry.)  Mr. Archer also thanks the Cathedral Choir, especially, the Children's Choir, their parents and guardians and the choir "mothers" for their sacrifices to prepare for the season. Finally, Mr. Archer thanks the musicians who contributed trememdously to success of all of the services.(Please see the bulletin for April 23rd for additional information)

Angela and Errol Reed thanks the clergy and all others for their prayer and support during Angela's recent illness.





Parents are advised that Sunday School will close today, April 9th, 2017, and will reopen on Sunday, April 30th, 2017.  .