Weekly Announcements, May 12

TODAY WE CELEBRATE the first communion of Samantha Harter, Sam Naunas, Kate Naunas and Brianna Steinbrunner at the 10:15 service. We pray that they and all members of our congregation may be faithful in regularly partaking of this sacrament which provides us with the forgiveness of sins and strengthening of faith.

WARDENS meet today following the 10:15 service.

YOUTH GROUP meets tonight at 6:30.

DAUGHTERS OF THE KING meet Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

FINANCE AND PROPERTY commissions meet Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

POST ALPHA GROUP meets Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Jack Rademaker.

NEXT SUNDAY we will recognize our graduating seniors and our Sunday school teachers. We give thanks for Nevada Jones, Andrew Michael, Jordan Parker, Jacob Sliger and Madison Sliger, who will be graduating soon.

TASTE OF ST. ALBAN’S DESSERT DUEL will be held at 7:00 p.m. this Friday. 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.

ASCENSION DAY SERVICE Forty days after Easter our Lord Jesus Christ ascended to heaven, an event which took place before the eyes of His disciples, in order that the truth of His ascension might be historically established for the disciples and the entire Christian Church. Plan to join us for the Ascension Day service at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 29.
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM We have been offered an opportunity from the Fort Wayne Community School Lunch Program to have lunch for school age children from 11:30-12:30 for three weeks, from June 16 to July 3. Plans are being made to have Bible story and craft materials for that time. This is a wonderful time to allow us to share the good news of Jesus Christ with the children in our area. God has given us the resources to do it, but we need your help. Please consider an hour a couple of days a week for this time period. Signup sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex.

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.

OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY, tempered with the sure hope of the resurrection, is extended to the family of Loretta Curtis, who died May 2. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57 A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on May 24

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 91.

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, Shirley Johnson, Larry Link, Pat MacWhorter, Phil McClure, David McGrath, Reggie McMahan, Stan Naikeles, Debbie Nolan, Leslie Peters, Gene Pettibone, Carrie Radu, Danette Rhodes, Emerson Ruff, Codi Scribner, Juanita Shamp, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Jim Swan, Jim Trueblood

Military: Jeremy Faux, Dylan Frick, Eric Lamberty, Derek Palmer, Kaylee Sumner, Ty Sumner

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