Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Announcements for Week ending September 23rd, 2007


ST. MICHAEL’S SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS NEXT SUNDAY At 9:45 am in the Parish Hall. It is not too late to regisiter for Sunday School. Registration forms are located in the back of church and will be available next Sunday at class time.

Novel Theology will take place Thursday October 4th at the home of Angela Emerson. The book reviewed is Leaving Church by Barbara Brown. Refreshments and social time will be at 6:30 PM and book discussion follows at 7:00 PM.

Looking ahead ~ Tucson Chamber Artists, Tucson’s professional choir, presents music “Of Faith and Joy” on Saturday October 27 at 7:30PM here at St. Michael and All Angels. For ticket information ~ 520-401-2651.

The ECW will host a Pot Luck luncheon at their next meeting on Wednesday September 19 at 10:00 AM, in the Parish Center.

Our Patronal Feast ~ MICHAELMAS is fast approaching. Save the date and bring a friend ~ Saturday September 29. Mass at 6:oo pm and a Mexican Fiesta Dinner to follow! Stay tuned !

The ECW is raffling off a quilt from the St. Michael's Quilters & Knitters group.. Tickets are available for $2.00 each after the Sunday Masses or from the church office.

Upcoming Events

SUNDAY OCTOBER 14 AT 3:00 PM~ Gaslight Theater ~ Robin Hood, or it Sherwood be Fun. Cost: Adults $18; Seniors (over 60) active duty military, students are $16; children under 12 are $8. 16 tickets available – first come first serve. Payment and sign-up may be made at the Parish Office.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 ~ Plans are being made for a celebration of All Hallow’s Eve. Details to follow!

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16 ~ Bowling at Camino Seco Lanes ~ 6:30 pm.

PAVAROTTI NIGHT is coming! Celebrate with the food and music of Luciano Pavarotti. Be prepared to wear a colorful chiffon scarf as Pavarotti did. More information as plans are finalized!!

Opportunities for Service and Giving

DID YOU KNOW that St. Michael’s receives 3 % of all purchases made with a Fry’s Gift Card? For more information or to purchase a gift card (s) for yourself or as a gift for someone else, please see or phone Betty Malody.

St. Michael’s Primavera Meal Team serves dinner at the Men’s Shelter on the second Sunday of each month. We need an additional chili cook and someone to provide fresh fruit. If you can help, please call Joel Williams.

WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP DISTRIBUTE FOOD BAGS on Wednesday and Friday from 8:45 am until 10:00 am. Please contact the parish office.

At times the parish office is in need of substitute volunteers or extra volunteers to help with various office projects. If you are willing to have your name placed on an “As Needed List” to be called when needed ~ please contact the Parish Office.

Are you interested in Confirmation? Renewal of Baptismal Vows? Or studying the Rite of Baptism? Then mark your calendars for the evening of Thursday September 20 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. This class is required for anyone preparing for Baptism (or parents and godparents of infants). We will look at the history of the Rite, what we as Episcopalians believe about Baptism, and how we actually conduct the Rite. This call is also highly recommended for anyone considering confirmation or renewal of Baptismal vows. Please contact the office if you are interested in attending so we can insure that sufficient materials are available.