CASA MARIA WILL MEET THIS FRIDAY at 6 PM in the Parish Center to prepare sack lunches. Your help is greatly needed – the volunteers can always use a few “eggstra” hands and shelled hard boiled eggs. Bring a friend and join us to help with this good work.
St. Michael’s Annual Parish Meeting – Sunday, January 25th
The day will begin with coffee and donuts at 8 AM in the Parish Center. Mass will follow in Church at 9 AM. A brunch will follow the Mass in the Parish Center. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE ONE MASS THIS DAY. This is a very important parish function with Vestry election and various parish reports. Your input and support is needed.
YOU ASKED FOR IT – The ECW Casserole and Bake Sale will take place Sunday January 18th after the morning masses. Ladies bring your favorite casserole or baked goods and purchase another casserole or baked goods for Sunday night dinner!
MONDAY JANUARY 19TH AT 11:30 is the date and time of the next Friendship ~ Fellowship Luncheon at the Parish Center. Join us for a delicious lunch catered by “JOY.” The cost is only $10.00 for lunch, friendship and warm fellowship. Sign up sheets in the back of church.
The ECW American Doll Raffle Winners: Cathy Wong and Becca Nowak, who is in first grade here at St. Michael’s School. Congratulations to all.
THANK YOU to St. Michael’s Knitters who delivered 20 neck scarves to Primavera and 15 knitted caps to the Cancer Center.
ECW QUILT RAFFLE - The ECW handmade quilt raffle has been moved to the English Tea on Saturday May 9, 2009. This gorgeous quilt may be seen in the church office. Tickets are on sale.
PLEASE NOTE: THE PARISH OFFICES AND ST. MICHAEL’S PARISH DAY SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2009 IN OBSERVENCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY. WILL REOPEN TUESDAY , JANUARY 20 AT THE REGULAR TIMES.
EPIPHANY GIFTS FOR PRIMAVERA - our treasure chest is now available for those who would like to donate warm clothing, new socks and underwear, blankets, and sleeping bags to help homeless men, women, and families throughout this winter season. Toiletries are also needed. The Primavera chest will be available through Sunday, February 15.
SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING – SATURDAY JAN. 17TH
Quarterly house worship / meeting / potluck at the home of Peggy Van Norman 6 PM, 2740 N. Kiva Place. We’ll begin either with Evening Prayer or with the African Mass used at the Diocesan Convention in October. Please join us! Everyone welcome. Bring a dish to add to the feast. Agenda items and directions – Peggy Van Norman.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the first-ever FOWLER COMMUNITY SERVICE FUND special collection December 28 or sent in a donation during the following week. Total amount donated was $917 ($361 for the Project Fund for immediate use, and $556 for the Permanent Endowment). The Fund has been around since the Capital Campaign of the 1990’s, and new, full endowment guidelines were approved by the Vestry in December, 2008. Donor cards and basic information are available in the church office. You will find the Guidelines posted on the Social Action Committee bulletin board.
St. Margaret’s Altar Society, another important arm of church life at St. Michael’s, uses their member’s $10.00 annual dues for: care and upkeep of the altars, vestments, supplies of communion wafers, candles, incense and other cleaning supplies . If any guild member is uncertain whether or not their September , 2008 – September 2009 dues have been paid, they may contact Frances Hicks, Treasurer.
When Will We See You?
Mark Your Calendar! Gaslight Theater - Sunday February 8th at 3 PM. Sign up now: only 12 tickets remain, first come first served. Payment is required at sign-up, adults $18.00, children $9.00. Envelopes provided; drop in collection basket!
Bowling ~ Friday February 20 – 6:30 PM - Camino Seco Lanes. Sign up sheet in the back of church
Photo by Karen Funk Blocher. Reminder: if you use or repost any of my photos elsewhere, please list me as the photographer. Thanks!