Weekly announcements, April 6

THIS IS CHURCH CLEANING WEEK.

ENDOWMENT COMMISSION meets tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.

LUNCH BUNCH meets at 12:30 p.m. this Tuesday at Tiffany’s Restaurant, 414 E Lake Street, Topeka, Indiana. A car pool leaves the church at 11:30. Please sign the poster in the narthex. If you need to cancel your reservation, contact Anita at 637-5084.

VESTRY meets this Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

LENTEN PROGRAM Join us this Wednesday for the final Lenten program on the giants of the faith. We will have Evening Prayer at 6:00 p.m., followed by a Soup and Sandwich Supper and a Lenten program. Please sign the poster in the narthex if you plan to attend the supper. There is also a signup sheet for those who would like to supply soup or sandwiches.

WORSHIP COMMISSION meets at 6:00 p.m. this Thursday.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS Join us at 6:00 p.m. each Friday 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

ALTAR GUILD meets at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday to prepare palms.

NEXT WEEK IS PALM SUNDAY, when we remember the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. At the 10:15 service we assemble at the outdoor crucifix and process into the church carrying palm branches, while singing the traditional hymn All Glory Laud and Honor. Incense will be used at the 10:15 service.

WORSHIP WITH US DURING HOLY WEEK. Holy Eucharist will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. You are highly encouraged to attend all the services from Maundy Thursday through Easter. So many simply go from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday and miss the in between.
ON MAUNDY THURSDAY we gather at 7:00 p.m. to commemorate the institution of the Sacrament of Holy Communion by our Lord. The service will include stripping of the altar. Bread and wine consecrated at this service remains on the Altar of Repose during the night.

AN ALL NIGHT WATCH follows the Maundy Thursday service and concludes with the Good Friday Liturgy at 9:00 a.m. We are invited to keep watch on this night even as Jesus asked His disciples to keep watch with Him in the Garden of Gethsemane as He prayed about His impending crucifixion. Please sign the poster in the narthex. More than one person may sign for each segment.

ON GOOD FRIDAY the 9:00 a.m. Liturgy includes communion from the Reserved Sacrament and a reading of the Passion According to St. John. Stations of the Cross are offered at noon and 6:00 p.m. The evening service is especially geared to young members.

ENVELOPES FOR EASTER FLOWERS are in the pew card holders. You may contribute any amount for these flowers. Please note whether you would like the flowers in thanksgiving for an important event in your life or in memory of a loved one. Envelopes must be received today to have information listed in the bulletin.

FOOD BANK current needs: crackers, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, flour, sugar, muffin mix, cake mix, jello, pudding, bar soap, dishwashing liquid.

Please note: we currently have an abundance of macaroni and cheese, tuna, chicken noodle soup, and canned vegetables.

OPEN DATES for Sanctuary Candles are April 13, 20, 27.

ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 91.

Please remember in prayer: Nancy Ashley, Jack Boyd, Kathy Bromley, Dick Camp, Andrew Davis, John & Phyllis Diver, Bob Edington, Jacob Fazzaro, Denise Frede, Jeanne Hahn, Jim Hawkins, Shirley Johnson, Larry Link, Pat MacWhorter, David McGrath, Reggie McMahan, Leslie Peters, Sandra Rademaker, Carrie Radu, Danette Rhodes, Emerson Ruff, Codi Scribner, Juanita Shamp, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Jim Swan, Jim Trueblood, Adam Welch
Military: Jeremy Faux, Derek Palmer, Kaylee Sumner, Ty Sumner

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