Thursday, October 13, 2011

Announcements for Week Ending October 23rd

* Social Action Committee meets in the Womble Library following the 10:15 a.m. Mass this Sunday, October 16th. We will begin 5 minutes after the postlude ends.

* ECW (Episcopal Church Women) will meet Wednesday, October 19th at 10:30 am in the Parish Center. We will have a guest speaker from OASIS. All ladies are considered members of ECW and are urged to attend.

* Barnabas Friendship Luncheons will resume on Monday, October 24 at 11:30 AM in the parish center. Delicious food, catered by Enjoy Cooking, good friends and fellowship will be enjoyed by all. Bring a friend and join us. Only $10 per person. Reservation sheets are in back of the church.

*Friday, November 11 ~ Pizza at 6 PM and movie at 6:45 PM. In honor of Veteran’s Day – the movie will be The Best Years of Our Lives, starring Frederick March and Myrna Loy. Filmed in 1946, this is a story about three WWII Vets returning to their small town home. Cost: $5.00, soft drinks will be provided, feel welcome to bring an adult beverage. Movie and Pizza at PARISH HALL!

*Sunday, October 16th. is the Tucson AIDSWALK. We thank the team that is walking for St. Michael’s and the contributors who helped us meet our goal of $250. We have parishioners who volunteer for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation as a way of living out their baptism.

St. Michael’s Chamber Players
Are pleased to perform a program
“Inspired by Brahms”
Trio in C minor for piano, violin and
cello, Op. 101
String quartet no. 3 in b flat major, Op. 67
Short pieces by Tchaikovsky and
Rachmaninov for piano solo
Saturday, October 22 at 3PM
Free will offering. Suggested $15
Reception will follow ~ Parish Center

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Miriam Stasiak once again is participating in the “Making Strides” Cancer Walk on October 30th. She would like our help in raising money for cancer research. Last year the donations were $450. Checks can be made out to the American Cancer Society and in the memo write “Making Strides” Miriam Stasiak ~ simply drop your check in the collection basket or give to Mim. We thank you for your generosity both now and in the past.

CASA MARIA VOLUNTEERS WILL MEET FRIDAY, October 21at at 6:00 PM, in the Parish Center to prepare sack lunches. Your help is needed - the volunteers can always use a few extra hands and two dozen SHELLED hard-boiled eggs. Join us for fellowship and to help with this good work.

It is time for the TIHAN Travelling Christmas Tree to come our way. People have been unbelievably generous in the past and for this we Thank You! This year we also have need of a volunteer to help in collecting the gifts during the month of November. It is easy, satisfying and greatly needed. Can you help? Please call Tish Newell at 514-818.

Don’t Miss It! ECW – Casserole and Bake Sale! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 (after all morning Masses). We will be selling delicious homemade items in the Parish Center. ECW members, please bring your contributions to the office or the kitchen. Some of the Best Cooks are at St. Michael’s!

It's time for Grandparent’s Day
at St. Michael’s Parish Day School!
Friday, October 28th.
Begins at 8 AM, and is usually over at 11AM.
We are looking for parishioners who
would like to act as a “surrogate
grandparent” for students whose
grandparents cannot attend the event.
Sign-up sheets are in back of Church.
For more info ~ call the Parish Office.

* Our second class on the Writing and Theology of Madeleine L'Engle is this Sunday, October 19th at 9 AM in the Womble Library. This week we will be discussing L'Engle's fiction. Come and join us!