Saint Anne’s Announcements for the Week of November 30
December 2, 2018
10:00 am (NOTE- One Service only)
The Rev. Ginny Wilder, Celebrant
Dr. Kenneth Hoglund, Special Guest Preacher
Lessons for this Sunday
Click here for full readings on the Lectionary Page
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
THAT THIS SUNDAY IS A SPECIAL SUNDAY OF INGATHERING IN WHICH PARISHIONERS PROCESS THEIR GIFT AND OFFER THEM AT THE ALTAR.
FLOOWING THE SERVICE, ST. ANNE’S 2018 ANNUAL WILL TAKE PLACE, FOLLOWED BY A CHILI COOKOFF. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!
Pastoral Care for December
John Lockwood 336-955-0823
Carolyn Myracle 336-945-3803
Please join us Sat Dec 1 for the fall cleanup from 9-12. Besides raking leaves we will be cleaning the exterior, power washing the sidewalk, trimming bushes, etc. This is an opportunity to socialize with your fellow congregants while improving the appearance of the church. Even if you can stay for just 1 hour please come and help. Coffee and donuts will be provided.
St. Anne’s Advent Project 2018
Christmas Gift Mart
REMINDER THIS SUNDAY is the deadline for gifts to Christmas Gift Mart
CALLING, ALL VOLUNTEERS!!
Volunteers are needed for the Gift Mart and Christmas for the City. Volunteers can sign up at HandsOn NWNC at: https://hoc.handsonnwnc.org//find-a-project
At the page, look for Gift Mart or Christmas for the City volunteer opportunities and sign up. In particular, the Gift Mart needs volunteers to accompany shoppers, to entertain children while their parents are shopping, and other tasks, including set up on Friday.
Judie Holcomb-Pack is heading up the gift wrap section of the Gift Mart and is looking for volunteer gift wrappers, volunteers who wrap the gifts selected by the people who shop at the Gift Mart. Don’t think you can wrap? She will show you the tricks to wrapping the perfect gift! The date is Saturday, Dec. 15, and the shifts are 8 – 11:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 2 – 5 p.m., and 5 – 6:30 p.m. The location is the Benton Convention Center downtown. Parking is available in the deck across the street. To sign up, email Judie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-971-1004.
Help the Needy and Homeless – Honor a friend or loved one this Christmas
Crisis Control Ministry has Holiday Honor Cards
Available at St. Anne’s for $5.00 each. – See the Outreach table in the Parish Hall
Crisis Control Ministry is Forsyth County’s largest emergency assistance provider whose mission is to assist people so they can meet essential life needs and become self-sufficient. All proceeds from the donation for Holiday Honor Cards directly benefits Crisis Control Ministry.
1. Choose your cards
2. Place your information and money/check in the envelope
Checks payable: Crisis Control Ministry
Opportunities Here and Around Town
from the Outreach Committee
PLEASE NOTE that it is the time of year in which the need for food is greater. Don’t forget to drop off canned tuna, chicken, and fruit cups into the basket in the connector for our friends at Friends Food Pantry. Thanks for supporting this local ministry and the many folks served by it.
ST. ANNE’S BOOK GROUP UPCOMING SCHEDULE
ST. ANNE’S BOOK GROUP will meet on Tuesday, December 11th at 6:00pm with the location to be determined later. Our next two books are as follows:
December 11th– “The Gathering” by Anne Enright
January 8th– “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
If you need more info, email Karin at email@example.com
December Calendar for St. Anne’s
WEEKLY EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Sundays 8:30AM Choir rehearsal
(Now rehearsing in the J2A room)
Tuesdays 10:00 AM Tai Chi
Wednesday 9:00AM EFM
Thursday 6:00PM Tai Chi
12/1 9:00 AM Church Buildings and Grounds Clean Up Day
12/1 10:00 AM Fuzzy Friends Pet Food Pantry
10:00 AM In-gathering Sunday/Annual Meeting Lunch
12/2 11:30 AM Parish Annual Meeting
7:00 PM Shape Note Singers
12/4 6:00 PM Musical Empowerment Recital in Parish Hall
12/7 5:00 AM Town and Country Neighborhood Association
6:00 PM Fuzzy Friends Board Meeting
12/8 9:00 AM Tam Tam Mandigue
12/9 12:30 PM Vestry Meeting
6:30 PM 2nd Wednesday Potluck Dinner
12/14 10:30 AM Fuzzy Friends Pet Food Pantry
12/16 10:00 AM Pageant Sunday
12/16 12:30 PM Parish Life Committee
12/21 10:30 AM Fuzzy Friends Pet Food Pantry
6:00PM Blue Christmas Service
12/22 10:00 AM Fuzzy Friends Pet Food Pantry
12/24 5:30 & 10:30PM Christmas Eve Services
12/25 10:00AM Christmas Day