This Sunday August 4, 2019
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
10:00 am only
Celebrant/Preacher The Rev. Ginny Wilder
Lessons for this Sunday
Click here for full readings on the Lectionary Page
Pastoral Care for August Martha Murphy 336-408-5015
Casserole Brigade Carolyn Myracle 336-945-3803
Click here for this week’s Top 5 video.
2nd Wednesday Potluck Returns!
The August Potluck Supper is on Wednesday, the 14th at 6:30PM after the Evening Prayer Service. We need hot and cold main dishes, salads, breads, desserts and jugs of ice tea and lemonade. Please plan to join us for an evening of fun, good food and fellowship. A signup sheet will be in the Parish Hall this Sunday, August 6th. Any questions, please speak to Beverly Gosnell.
FUZZY FRIENDS PET FOOD PANTRY
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!
John would like to have more church volunteers on “Team Fuzzy Friends”. To find out more information, please contact him at 336-955-0823 or the office 336-760-4319, if you are interested in serving this very worthwhile ministry.
‘IT’S THAT FLAT JESUS TIME OF YEAR!
Every summer, we request that parishioners, during their summer vacation travels, bring a “Flat Jesus” with them, color it and take a selfie, wherever they are. GInny will collect them all, and prepare a video slideshow, to show people how the Spirit is with us every where we go or have been.
You may pick up a copy or copies in either Ginny or Mark’s office. Mark has some colored pencils for you to take along with you. Let him know if you m
Below is a list of organizations and agencies to be aware of.
If you are struggling with the recent issues of the crisis at the border, these are places in which you can offer your prayers and know that these challenges are being met:
1. Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) – provides rapid response legal services in moments of crisis including wrongful deportations, detentions and raids;
2. Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) – protects unaccompanied children who enter the US immigration system alone. They ensure that no child appears in court without an attorney;
3. Texas Civil Rights Projects – a network of lawyers representing families in communities across Texas who have been torn apart due to Trump’s immigration policies;
4. UndocuBlack Network – a multigenerational immigrant-led network that supports, engages, and empowers their communities through advocacy, resources, and organizing.
Education for Ministry at St. Anne’s – Update
Thanks to the wonderful upcoming EfM class participants we now have enough participants to form an EfM class for this fall.
Reminder: For former EfM Participants who graduated from the program under the old/pervious curriculum you can select any EfM Year (1, 2, 3, or 4) and join the class to study and use the wonderful new/updated EfM curriculum. Let me know if you wish to do that!!
Following are important EfM dates: Wednesday, August 21 – Registration and Class Organization Session at St. Anne’s – 6:30 PM. The class will meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 starting on September 18. If you wish to join the class please see me about the registration form that needs to be completed by August 21. We plan to send registration information to Sewanee in August so we can get our books before September 18. Contact Information for Ron Sigrist: firstname.lastname@example.org; 336-624-6453 (cell) and 336-996-1614 (home).
Thanks very much.
Registration for this year’s Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation retreat is open. If you are at least 13 years old and would like to be confirmed in the Episcopal Church or you have already been confirmed in a different denomination but would like to be received into the Episcopal Church then please sign up. If you are at a place in your life where you would like to recommit yourself in your walk with Christ, then please sign up. Please click here to the registration form. Thank you!
St. Anne’s Team Irene is registered for the 2019 National MS Society’s Tour to Tanglewood, happening on September 28th and 29th. The Tour to Tanglewood is a cycling event that aims
to change the world for people living with MS, one mile at a time. Funds raised support research and services for people living with the disease.
This is year 16th for the team, led again by Captain Stuart Winikoff. The team currently has 3 riders and welcomes more. Riders pay a registration fee and commit to a $300 fund raising minimum. Team Irene has already received $2,600 in team donations which will be split evenly between team members.
If you have any questions please talk to Stuart Winikoff or Irene Burton.
St. Anne’s is returning to The North Carolina Zoo on Saturday, October 12 for our 2nd annual Zoocharist. Sign-up for this fun-filled day and get ready to enjoy a time of community, fellowship, breaking bread, celebrating the Eucharist and going on a photo scavenger hunt. The sign-up sheet is in the parish all next to the TV under the Vestry board. All are welcome!
Opportunities Here and Around Town
from the Outreach Committee
The Big Fit
We’re partnering with Fleet Feet WS for a BIG FIT event at Petree Elementary AND Mineral Springs Elementary where we will distribute 1000 pairs of shoes to local elementary students. We’ll need volunteers for registration, fitting shoes, and helping host the community there as well. Sign up for the morning at Petree Elementary Here or Sign up for the afternoon at Mineral Springs Elementary Here.
Beloved After School Ministry
Beginning on Monday, August 26, we will begin our Beloved After School Ministry. We are looking for 10-15 elementary, middle, or high school youth and 4 volunteers each day who can join us on Monday-Thursdays from 2:15 pm- 4:30 pm. We will offer snack, homework help, and recreational play (outdoor play and indoor board games, etc…) each Monday-Thursday that school is open.
We are looking for volunteers from the neighborhood who want to see our youth cared for in an enriching environment. If you are interested in regularly volunteering for one or more of these days, please contact Elaine Williams at email@example.com
If you are a parent interested in your youth attending after school, please also contact Elaine Williams. We will send you a form to fill out and more information will be available at that time.
This is our first start and we are only opening our doors to a few youth. We intend to expand this ministry in January!
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.
SUMMER PARISH OFFICE HOURS
Monday- Tuesday 10:00am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday – Thursday 9:00am- 4:00pm
Please have announcements for the weekly newsletters and bulletin into the Parish Office by Wednesday morning.
Week of July 4th please have announcements in by Tuesday, July 2.
Click here to see St. Anne’s calendar.