A COMMUNION CELEBRATION CLASS meets at 9:15 a.m. today in the Atrium for any who are baptized and want to learn more about Holy Communion. Next Sunday at the 10:15 service we will have a Communion Celebration for those who were a part of the class. Please keep Samantha Harter, Sam Naunes, Kate Naunes and Brianna Steinbrunner in your prayers. If you have any questions about this special class then please contact Father Layden.
YOUTH SUNDAY A special offering will be received today to sponsor our kids for the diocesan camps. Please join us for lunch following the 10:15 service.
THIS IS CHURCH CLEANING WEEK.
PRAYER NIGHT will be held at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday. Please note the change from the original date.
THE 175th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF EPISCOPAL WORSHIP IN FORT WAYNE will be held on Saturday, May 10. We begin at the Allen County Courthouse at 2:00 p.m. and process to Trinity Episcopal Church, 611 West Berry, where we will give thanks, remember our past, celebrate the Eucharist with our Bishop, and rejoice in our future with an ice-cream social and fellowship. All are welcome to participate in the combined choir, which will rehearse at 1:00 p.m. that day.
TASTE OF ST. ALBAN’S DESSERT DUEL will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 16. Please sign the list on the bulletin board to enter and/or attend. Please provide a copy of your recipe to Marilyn Rafter, either give it to her in person or put it in her mailbox in the downstairs hallway so we can make copies of the recipes available to those attending. There will be a prize for the winner, so let’s see how many great desserts we can get there to vote on. This will be fun!
THE LUNCH BUNCH will dine at the Gaither Family Resources Café, 414 E. Lake Street, Alexandria, Indiana at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20. A carpool will leave from the church, if necessary, at approximately 11 a.m. Please note the date change from the original schedule.
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME! On Friday, June 13, members of St. Alban’s will gather together at 7:05 to cheer on our TinCaps. It’s a fireworks night, so be sure to invite your friends. Tickets are $9.00 each. Ticket envelopes and signup sheet are on the bulletin board. Payment must be received by May 25. Make checks payable to St. Alban’s.
FORWARD DAY BY DAY devotional booklets for May through July are available in the narthex. Please take one for your own devotions and another to share with a friend.
FOOD BANK current needs: cereal, tomato paste, canned chicken, canned beef, canned fruit, cake mix, muffin mix, pudding, jello, bar soap, dishwashing liquid, toilet tissue. Please note: we currently have an abundance of macaroni and cheese, tuna, chicken noodle soup, ramen noodles and canned vegetables.
OPEN DATES for Altar Flowers are May 18 and 25 and all Sundays in June.
OPEN DATES for Sanctuary Candles are May 18 and 25, and June 8, 15, 22.
ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 85.
Please remember in prayer: Nancy Ashley, Terri Babcock, Jack Boyd, Kathy Bromley, Dick Camp, Rhian Crider, Andrew Davis, John & Phyllis Diver, Bob Edington, Jacob Fazzaro, Addalynn Fertil, Denise Frede, Jeanne Hahn, Jim Hawkins, Shirley Johnson, Larry Link, Pat MacWhorter, David McGrath, Reggie McMahan, Stan Naikeles, Debbie Nolan, Leslie Peters, Gene Pettibone, Carrie Radu, Danette Rhodes, Emerson Ruff, Codi Scribner, Nikki Searfoss, Juanita Shamp, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Jim Swan, Jim Trueblood, Adam Welch
Military: Jeremy Faux, Dylan Frick, Eric Lamberty, Derek Palmer, Kaylee Sumner, Ty Sumner