Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Announcements for Week Ending May 21st, 2006

Vestry Meeting this Tuesday, May 16th, in the Parish Center starting at 7:00 PM. All are invited to attend this important partish function.

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Meeting this Wednesday, May 17th, starting at 10:00 AM in the Parish Center. All women are invited. Come hear Father Smith's presentation on his sabbatical on the Camino Santiago de Compostela.

Social Concerns Meeting this Sunday, May 21st
in the Parish Center, immediately following the 10:00 AM Mass. All are invited to attend

MIF Series - Adult Forum - continues in the Parish Hall
Sundays from 9:00 to 9:45 AM. All are welcome.

Easter Communions to the sick and shut-in can be arranged through the Parish Office. Easter Communion may be made through Pentecost, June 4th.

United Thank Offering
is to offer our prayers of thanks to God for blessings every day, and to offer our tangible thanks. St. Michae's ingathering will take place Sunday, May 28th. Please use the UTO offering envelopes and boxes located on the ushers' cabinet, and bring your offering to UTO Sunday on May 28th..

Bishop Smith’s Adult Summer School at Chapel Rock - June 25 through July 1 at cool Prescott in the pines. Classes will be held in the morning and early evening leaving the afternoon to enjoy the camp and surrounding area. Class offerings are: These Stones Will Shout: How archaeology illuminates biblical text and Praying the Scriptures. Six-night accommodations and meals is $433 per person / single occupancy or $300 per person / double occupancy. Brochures are available on the ushers’ cabinet; related poster is posted on the bulletin board by the Parish Center.

Mass For Church Unity continues every Friday
at 12:10 PM with celebrant the Rev. Carey Womble. All are encouraged to attend as we pray for the General Convention in July, dealing with the very divisive forces at work in our Church.


Almighty and Everliving God, Source of all Wisdom and Understanding: be present with those who will take counsel in General Convention in July for the Renewal and Mission of your Church. Teach them in all things to seek first your Honor and Glory. Guide them to perceive what is right, and grant them both the Courage to pursue it and the Grace to accomplish it, through Jesus Christ, our LORD. Amen.

With apologies for not posting announcements for the last several weeks. I'll try to do better. - Karen