November Events Saint Philip’s

Screwtape in November

There are three events coming up at Saint Philip’s this November that you may be interested in.

The first two events take place on November 11th. These events start off with our Remembrance Day service at 11am. We are honoured that we get to share this day with the members of the St. Boniface-Norwood Legion Branch #43. There is a long history between Saint Philip’s and the Legion, and one which we strive to maintain. One thing to know about this Remembrance Day service is that you should arrive early if you need to sit, because the building fills to overflowing. Fortunately, as last year, there is televised overflow in our Memorial Hall.

Along with members of the Armed Services, this service features participation by various Scout and Guide troops of all levels. There are also guest musicians and a dancer. This is always a very moving service and one where remember and pay our respects to those who have paid the ultimate price in service of our country and freedom.

November 11 – Roast Beef Dinner

At 5:30 pm on November 11th, we are hosting our annual Roast Beef Dinner. Tickets for the dinner are $20 for Adults, $5 for Children 12-5, and all Children 5 and under a free. There will also be wine and beer available at $5 a glass. If you wish to reserve tickets before the event we ask you to email (stphilipsnorwood@shaw.ca) or call the office (204-237-3650). You can get a bit of an idea about the dinner by checking out this post.

Roast Beef Dinner settings, November 11
Table setting for the Roast Beef Dinner, November 11

November 25: Screwtape

On November 25th, Saint Philip’s is presenting John D. Huston in his one man play, Screwtape. Here is a bit of a review written by Ben Wiebe, and taken from the Winnipeg Free Press:

Screwtape in November
John D. Huston in Screwtape

C.S. Lewis’s satirical Christian novel The Screwtape Letters has been adapted for the stage many times since its publication in 1942. This time around, John D. Huston combines both the original novel with Lewis’s short sequel, Screwtape Proposes a Toast, weaving them together fluidly and ingeniously. Rather than just standing there reciting Lewis’s words, Huston and director Michael James Burgess have found and exploited the drama in Lewis’s text.

Performance time is 7:30pm. Tickets for this event are $15.00 each, and are available by phone at 204-237-3650. or by using the contact form on the website homepage.