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St. Anne's Guild: Our Annual Report

Posted by Leanne Brown on

St. Anne's Guild (Episcopal Church Women) includes every woman who attends our church. We meet the first Tuesday of every month (January-May and September-December). We encourage all women of the church to attend. Our meeting begins at 9:30 with a light brunch and social time followed by a...

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Posted by Diane Landmesser on

Our active members may be few but we continue to knit and crochet prayer shawls for those who are experiencing life-changing times. Each shawl is given with all of the love and caring woven into it by the person who made it as well as of all parish members. No one needs to wait to have a shawl...

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Sunday School News

Posted by Brenda Parks on

Attention Parents and Grandparents We are raising money to buy an animal through Heifer International in Sunday School.  Please send change with students on Sundays. Also, we need snacks for Sunday School:  apple juice, gold fish, and other kid-friendly snacks. Just...

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Interested in Attending the Diocesan Convention?

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Diocesan Convention     Feb. 14-15          The 142nd Diocesan Convention will be held February 14-15 in Little Rock.  We are entitled to have three delegates and three alternates.  It is very important that we have full...

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Jesus said: I am the light of the world. John 8:12

Posted by Father Ken Parks on

Jesus said: I am the light of the world. John 8:12           One the most inspiring and spiritually satisfying worship services was on Good Friday night this past year.  Just as we were about to start the service, without warning the lights went out...

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INCLEMENT WEATHER

Posted by Father Ken Parks on

Inclement Weather Policy           Every winter we experience some type of inclement weather that may impede driving.  Every year I watch the weather, check the road conditions, call the police for advice, check our parking lot, and then make a...

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What exactly IS Godly Play?

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What exactly IS Godly Play?  St. Theodore's Sunday School program for children ages 3-8 is called Godly Play. Ever wonder what this means for our children? According to the Godly Play Foundation: Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language - parable, sacred...

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Help Ronald McDonald House

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Help Ronald McDonald House           Save  all your aluminum pop tabs that come on soda, soup, veggies, fruit, and even beer.  When you have a sackful, deposit them in the wicker basket on the ledge in the...

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Choir Notes

Posted by Annette Zehring on

Chime Away!           When the congregation gathers for a single service and meal on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the choir will have an opportunity to play the chimes during the service.  Our offertory anthem will make use of the hand chimes...

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How are we, as Christians, called to live out our faith?

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Reprinted from http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/baptismal-covenant Baptismal Covenant "Do you reaffirm your renunciation of evil and renew your commitment to Jesus Christ?" (Book of Common Prayer, p. 292). A mini catechism used at baptisms and on Easter and other...

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