Weekly Announcements, February 23

YOUTH GROUP meets tonight at 6:30 p.m.


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY & FELLOWSHIP meets this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Marilyn McClure.

ALTAR GUILD veils crosses after the 10:15 service next Sunday.

A SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER will be held on March 4 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. A free will offering will be accepted. PLEASE sign the poster in the narthex if you plan to attend so that the proper amount of food may be purchased.

LENT BEGINS on Wednesday, March 5. Ash Wednesday liturgies, with the imposition of ashes, will be held at Noon and at 7:00 p.m. that day. The Noon service is a said service and the 7:00 service is sung.

PRAYER NIGHT will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. We will discuss our prayer lives, offer prayers for the Church, and discuss important Christian topics for the month.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 7, and every Friday thereafter during Lent. Walk with Jesus down the road to Calvary on The Way of the Cross, a powerful devotional liturgy that follows Jesus through His passion and death. At each station a meditation, versicle and response, and prayer is read

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW On the Wednesdays of March 12, 19, 26 and April 2, 9 we will have Evening Prayer at 6:00 p.m., followed by a Soup and Sandwich Supper and a Lenten program. This year we will be studying the giants of the faith, like Benedict, Francis and Ignatius.

CAMP NEW HAPPENINGS SUNDAY IS MARCH 19. We will receive a special offering for the camp that Sunday. The mission of the camp, sponsored by the Diocese of Northern Indiana, is to provide pre-teen children of prisoners an opportunity to experience God’s gifts of nature, kindness, and togetherness by sharing hopes and dreams within a positive camping experience.

LENTEN FISH FRY Saint Alban’s Youth are hosting a fish fry on Sunday, March 30 at 6:00 p.m. Come and help us raise money to go to camp. Cost for dinner will be $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 4-12, and free for age 3 and under. Tickets will be sold every Sunday starting March 2, in between the services and after the 10:15 service. If you can’t attend the dinner remember we always accept contributions in any amount. If you have any questions regarding the dinner or any other youth event please see Cindy Spice.

PALMS from last year will be burned to make ashes for Ash Wednesday. There is a basket in the narthex in which you may leave them.

LENTEN COIN FOLDERS AND MITE BOXES will be available in the narthex next Sunday. Proceeds from Mite Boxes will be used to support Charis House, a place for women and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Proceeds from Lenten Folders will be sent to The American Friends of the Diocese of Jerusalem.

FOOD BANK needs: jelly, pancake mix, pancake syrup, juice, crackers, muffin mix, cake mix, facial tissue, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent.

OPEN DATE for Altar Flowers before Lent is March 2.

OPEN DATES for Sanctuary Candles are March 2, 9, 23, 30.

ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 75.

Please remember in prayer: Nancy Ashley, Jack Boyd, Kathy Bromley, Dan Camp, Dick Camp, Andrew Davis, John & Phyllis Diver, Anne Donnelly, Bob Edington, Denise Frede, Glen Grate, Jeanne Hahn, Shelly Huneck, Shirley Johnson, Rhian Krider, Hortencia Lamberty, Larry Link, Pat MacWhorter, David McGrath, Reggie McMahan, Carol Newell, Sandra Rademaker, Carrie Radu, Chris & Melissa Renner, John Renner, Danette Rhodes, Emerson Ruff, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Carolyn Townsend, Rita Townsend, Jim Swan

Military: Jeremy Faux, Derek Palmer, Kaylee Sumner, Ty Sumner


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