Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Announcements for Week Ending June 8, 2008

Congratulations, Fr. Womble, on your 40th Anniversary
of Priesthood!
“Well done, good and faithful servant!”


PLEASE NOTE ~ The Friday Mass for Church Unity is postponed until Fr. Womble is able to resume this Mass. He is at home now and hopes to resume the Mass in the near future.

Novel Theology will meet at 6:30 pm this Thursday, June 5th, at the home of Sally Creswell. Book discussed is The Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Join us for an evening of lively discussion and fellowship.

The Barnabas Group of encouragement for those who have experienced a loss at sometime meets monthly. Next meeting Monday June 9 at 11:30 am, at the Cuvee World Bistro located at 3352 E. Speedway Blvd. There will be a “Mystery Speaker” discussing the early years of St. Michael’s Parish. Please call Peggy Speese at 325-0708 for Reservations at least three days prior to the meeting.

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Women’s (ECW) Meeting and Luncheon ~ Wednesday, June 18 AT 11:00 P.M. in the Parish Center. A lunch catered by Enjoy Cooking will be served. $ 6.00 donation is requested to cover the cost of the meal. A sign-up sheet is located on the usher’s cabinet.

Opportunities for Giving

Contributions are being accepted for a “brick” in the Foundations Courtyard in memory of Greg Peters. Any amount is accepted and may be made at the parish office.

We ask for your prayers and donations for our missionary, Nancy Brown of Niger. She has come back to the states for surgery of a tumor on the thyroid. Hopefully the tumor is benign.

Casa Maria will meet this Friday June 6 at 6 PM in the Parish Center. Your help is always needed – our volunteers can use a few eggstra hands and a dozen or more of shelled hard-boiled eggs. Join us for fellowship and to help with this good work.

The ECW is requesting donations of used men’s dress shirts for needy patients in hospitals and clinics in Africa. There is a box in the back of church in which to leave your donations. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

A Special Father’s Day gift ~ Honor a cherished parent In St. Michael’s Book of Pipes. Each dedicated pipe will sing continually of the individual it memorializes as it sings the praises of God Almighty. Registration forms are located on the usher’s cabinet and on the Book Of Pipes cabinet.

Parish Life is Growing -
When Will We See You?

June 20th ~ Friday ~ bowling ~ 6:30 pm ~ Camino Seco Lanes
June 28th ~ Saturday Evening at the Desert Museum
July 31 ~ Thursday evening dinner at Zeman’s (Ethiopian Food)
August 8 ~ Friday ~ Sidewinders Game

We are planning a trip to the Ft. Huachuca Museum. If you are interested or would like more information, please call the parish office Monday afternoons and talk to Les Stephens. Promises to be a fun event!

The Rev. Doctor Carey C. Womble, M.D. celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood at the 10:00 AM High Mass on Sunday, June 1, 2008. More pictures from the event follow:

Sending Ila off to Guatemala with a prayer for the travelers

Tokens of appreciation from the Sunday School kids