Sunday, June 17, 2007

Announcements for Week Ending June 24th 2007


What is your image of God? Beginning next Sunday, June 24 and continuing for six consecutive Sundays, we will gather in the library for reflection on the Biblical image of God as one who provides divine nourishment. No study is necessary although a review of the Biblical texts for the week is encouraged. Please bring your Bible. We will meet from 9am – 9:45 am in the Womble Library. The text for June 24 is: Exodus 16; Numbers 11.

Tombstone Arizona – home of the oldest Protestant Church in Arizona. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Tombstone is celebrating the 125th anniversary of Tombstone with an authentic 1882 Eucharist on Saturday, June 30 at 11:00 am. We will carpool to Tombstone. The caravan leaves promptly at 9:00 am. The festivities last all day.

Novel Theology meets the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. The next meeting is Thursday, July 5 at the home of Delores Braren. The book ~ The Innocent Man by John Grisham.

The E.C.W. will hold a luncheon this Wednesday, June 20. The meeting will begin at 10:00 am in the Parish Center followed by the luncheon at 11:30 am. A donation of $7.00 is requested to help defray the cost of the luncheon. (Don’t forget, it’s not too late for dues, just bring them to the meeting!)

Upcoming Events
Parish Life is Growing!! When will we see YOU?!

July 3 ~ pre- July 4th celebration ~ Save the evening for old-fashioned fun – picnic – games. There will be a very traditional cookout and rousing patriotic music by the Skyline Brass Quintet. The festivities will take place in the Church Court Yard. During the music, we will have a parade of bicycles, tricycles, baby strollers and other decorated items (including you and your children.) Come at 5 pm for games and food – the music starts at 7:00 pm. Bring a side dish to share!! Hot dogs provided, if you have a “special meat” we’ll provide space on the grill!

August – plans are forming for a bowling night and another dinner night ~ please let Julia Taylor know of your recommendations for restaurants.

Opportunities for Service and Giving

Will you re-enlist for another tour of duty? Habitat for Humanity is having a building day on September 11, 2007. We are invited to participate in an Episcopal Fellowship Build in which we join with other Episcopal Churches in the area to work on one house. We need your help! Even if you can’t hammer, you can always tote! Come and join the fun! Contact Priest Angela if you are interested in participating. Sorry! You must be an adult to participate.

Guest Ministry (formerly Newcomer Ministry) will meet on the Tuesdays of June 26; July 24; August 14; and August 27. The committee meets at the Womble Library at 7:00 pm. We are always looking for new members. This is our way of having the opportunity to serve the Parish of St. Michael and All Angels. Won’t you join us in this important and rewarding capacity?

St. Michael’s Church is always looking for: Lectors, Crucifers, Ushers and Lay Eucharistic Ministers. If you would like to serve your church in any of these capacities, please contact Fr. Smith, Priest Angela or the Parish Office.