Monday, August 01, 2005

Announcements for Week Ending August 7th, 2005

Last chance to sign up for the "Taste of Tuscany” cooking class to be held this Wednesday at 10:30 AM in the Parish Center. Come learn and enjoy northern Italian Cuisine. Class includes recipes and meal. $25 per person payable just prior to the class; limited seating. Sign up sheet is located on the ushers' cabinet.

Casa Maria volunteers will meet this Friday at 6:30 PM
in the Parish Center to prepare sack lunches. Your help is needed the volunteers can always use a few extra hands and shelled hard boiled eggs, especially during this summer month. Join them for fellowship and to help with this good work.

Mark your calendar: Feast of St. Mary the Virgin Mass
on Thursday, August 15, at 6:30 PM. Following the service will be a pot luck dinner in the Parish Center. Bring your favorite dish to share; the Society of Mary will receive your pot luck dish just prior to the Mass in the Parish Center. Beverages will be provided.

Coffee Hour volunteers needed -
come join other parish members who provide coffee and goodies after the morning service. This is a fun way of meeting others in our church community while providing a delightful and congenial service. Please see the sign up sheet in the Parish Center or call Lynette for more information.

St. Michael’s Guatemala Project -
Ila Abernathy called into the church office this week to let everyone know that things are going well. They were on there way to the third coastal community. Ila and others have a head cold, but all is going well otherwise. They will be out of communication until Saturday, August 6th. Please keep Ila and other in the group in your prayers.

Fr. Smith is joining Dolores and Courtney Braren and Karl Macomber at this year's MDA Jail-A-Thon.
Donations are needed to provide bail bond $$$ to help our folks avoid serving "jail time." Donation envelopes are located on the ushers' cabinet.

Two new sermons have been posted on the Sermons page this week, the latest by Father Smith and Father Douglas. Check them out!

Photos of the Week: Two Excerpts from J.S. Bach, Sonata in G Minor for Recorder and Basso Continuo.