Monday, August 20, 2012

Announcements for Week ending August 25

Taize Meditation Prayer Service – this Tuesday, August 21 at 6:45 PM in church. – COME JOIN US! - Taize is offered the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. All are Welcome and we are growing!

√ St. Michael’s Sunday School of Theology continues Sundays at 9 AM in the Womble Library. Right now we are watching Jesus and the Gospels, a series of lectures of DVD by Prof. Luke Timothy Johnson a former Benedictine monk and former teacher at Yale Divinity School. The course places the writing of the Gospels in the literary, religious, cultural and historical context of first century Palestine and the Greco-Roman world. All are welcome to watch these videos and join in the lively discussions that follow.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY will be starting up again on Wednesday, September 5th at 6:30 pm in the Parish Center. All ladies are welcome. We will begin with a review and video before moving on. Space is still available for any interested ladies.

St. Michael’s Contemplative Prayer Group is organizing to begin again on Saturday, September 8. We will meet 9:30 – 11:00 am each Saturday in Our Lady of The Desert House of Prayer, north of the church. Parking is on the west side of the house.  Come join the group and learn about Christian meditation and enjoy a short social time together. You will find it relaxing, peaceful and rewarding.

The summer is hot and Still the need is great. St. Michael’s Food Pantry is running low on: soup, juices, fruit, pork & beans and cereal. We continue to be grateful for your generous donations to the pantry for those less fortunate. Donate only if your circumstances will allow.

Would you be interested in traveling by van to Phoenix for a baseball game: Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs on Saturday, September 29th? ~ It’s Episcopal Night. Bishop Kirk Smith will be attending!  The van is a 28 – person van provided by Arizona Shuttle service. The cost would be $25 person, plus the cost of your game tickets. There is a sign-up sheet in the back of church for “interest only”. We need to know if anyone would like to participate in this fun evening. Stay tuned.