Weekly Announcements, January 17

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

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

BISHOP LITTLE’S RETIREMENT. Please make a note that Bishop Little will be with us January 24th at both services with a special reception after each service. There is also planned a Diocesan wide retirement party for Bishop Little in South Bend on Friday February 26th. Any who purchase a ticket for this February 26th dinner may attend on a first come first serve basis. See the bulletin board for the invite on how to purchase tickets or ask Father Layden.

ONE SERVICE AT 9:00 a.m. on JANUARY 31, followed by the Annual Meeting. A BRUNCH will be held following the 9:00 a.m. service on Sunday, January 31 followed by the Annual Meeting. Please sign up on the bulletin board in the narthex so we know how many people will attend.

ALTAR FLOWER AND SANCTUARY CANDLE CHARTS FOR 2016 are posted in the narthex. Envelopes are found beneath the charts. Please include the information you would like listed in the bulletin. Make your check payable to St. Alban’s. Cost of flowers is $33.00. Cost of sanctuary candles is $3.00.

DON’T FORGET there are still a number of church envelopes that need to be picked up.

HELP IS NEEDED: The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission has asked for help one night a month for the next five months. It is concerning serving dinner. The serving time is from 4:30-5:30. No other preparations are necessary, just to be there. This is another wonderful opportunity for us (perhaps the men’s group) to reach out in our community. Please speak to or call Dave Krocker 739-8430. the first date is January 29th.

SOUPER BOWL SUNDAY On February 7th the Food Bank will be collecting  canned soup for Souper Bowl Sunday. This is an annual event that really helps us fill the pantry. Canned soup is a staple for us, each family gets one can per family member, so you can see how fast it can go down. Any kind of soup is good, creamed soup, is very popular as well as chicken noodle and vegetable.  Thank you for all your support of the Food Bank.

PLEASE PRAY FOR: Neal Birchfield, Lydia Layden and Dave Krocker who are to be confirmed. Also, please pray for Mary Ann Krocker who will be received and Todd Townsend who is reaffirming his faith.

ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 81.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Chase Berry, Bob Beaty, Mary Brooks, Bonnie Camp, Donna Daniel, Dick Donnelly, Tom Fetter, Carter Fleck, Susie Foley, Ian Fox, Denise Frede, Anne Gaffney, Tammy Gillig, Glen Grate, Hilda Heim, Shirley Johnson, Evelyn Jones, Larry Link, Arthur Longecore,, Tom Lorenzen, Pat MacWhorter, Don Mefford, Alicia McLimans, Jo McMahan, Catherine Michael Jim Morris, Carol Newell, Derek Palmer, Rev. Sandy Ritchie, Tara Ruff, Larry Sanxter, Tom Shadid, George Shamp, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Wesley Stath-Tracy, Mike Stone, Carolyn Townsend, Tom Townsend.

Military: Kaylee Collins, Sean Collins, Daxton Demorest, Jeremy Faux, Dylan Frick, Adam Johns, Eric Lamberty, Ty Sumner.

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