Monday, December 13, 2004

Announcements for Week Ending December 19th, 2004

Angel Tree Ministry is now in progress with a tree in the back of the Church. This project is for those children of prisoners and Native American children. Gifts should be turned in now. Please do not giftwrap the gifts but do include the tag when bringing the gift to the church. Donations may be made in place of gifts. For more information, call Ancelyn Smith.

ECW special mass and luncheon Wednesday, December 15th at 10:30 AM - luncheon will include a cookie exchange (please bring 36 of your one favorite cookie recipe to share) and a lunch served by Joy Miller of EnJoy cooking (cost 95 per person). Sign-up sheet located on ushers' cabinet. For questions, please contact ECW chair Dolores Braren.

Social Concerns meeting next Sunday following the 10:00 AM mass. Please participate in the meeting in the Parish Center.

Red Cross blood drive next Sunday, December 19th from 9:00 AM to noon. Please sign up at the ushers' cabinet to help with this life saving cause.

Cathedral Health services will be back on Monday, December 20th to do heart screenings ($60) and other tests ($30 each, or all 6 tests for $150). Reservations required. For more info or to make an appointment, please call 1-800-770-0240.

Cookie Brigade + servers for St. Michael’s school posadas lunch needed Friday, December 17. Cookies are for BorderLinks Nogales, Sonora, Christmas party for more than 1,000 children. Sign up in back of church or call Ila.

Casa Maria will not be held in December - everyone will be going to the Christmas dinners provided for the needy on December 25. Casa Maria will resume Friday, January 21, 2005. The 2005 schedule is located on the ushers' cabinet

Vestry Consideration - anyone who would like to put a name forward for consideration for the Vestry may do so by contacting Karl MacOmber or Fr. Smith.

Web update - a new posting has been added to the St. Michael's Arts page. We're still waiting for YOU to contribute to this blog. Please contact Karen at mavarin @