Thursday, August 24, 2006

Announcements for Week Ending August 27th, 2006

Attention all singers! If you want to be part of an awesome community of people, come join our choir. We have openings in all sections. If interested, please come to our first rehearsal Thursday, August 31st, from 7:00 PM in the church. There will also be plenty of food, fun and fellowship. For more information, call Jane.

Sunday School at St. Michael's, for children ages 4 through 8 and ages 9 through 12, begins Sunday, September 10th. Registration is currently taking place. The program is looking for people, both parents and parishioners, to help as Shepherds. Please contact the church office for more information.

da quiltSupport ECW's handmade quilt raffle! See the beautiful quilt after morning services in the Parish Center, and consider purchasing raffle tickets at $2.00 each. Drawing will take place at ECW's English Tea, Saturday, November 4th. Proceeds to benefit ECW's programs and charities. Please see Dolores Braren for raffle tickets, or contact her for more information.

Thanks to everyone for helping bail me out of the MDA Lock Up. Your help provides $1,200 in donations and pledges which will be used to provide program services at the UMC, support group sessions, MDA summer camp for children and research in the southern Arizona are. Love, Fr. Smith.

Pima County Interfaith Council, in collaboration with Arizona Interfaith Network, invites you to attend an Industrial Areas Foundation Leadership Training September 14th through September 16th. The overall purpose of the training is the development of relationl power capable of positively impacting the major issues and pressures affecting families in the greater Tucson area. Training will be held at Embassy Suites Hotel (by Tucsson International Airport). Registration fee is $145 (parish will help with cost), and is due by Friday, September 1st. Forms are located in the church office.