Announcements September 10

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 HELP THOSE IN NEED FROM HURRICANE HARVEY.  We have all seen the destruction down in Houston.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to them, and prayer is the most important thing.  If you would also like to help financially then I suggest two ways.  First, donate to Episcopal Relief and Development, our own national church disaster response organization at http://www.episcopalrelief.org/.  Second, there are also many reputable disaster response organizations like American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Habitat for Humanity, our own Episcopal Relief and Development, and many more that can be found at https://www.nvoad.org/

USHERS MEETING today at 9:15 A.M.

Responsibilities of the ushers include greeting, handing out service leaflets, putting up the flags, ringing the bell, taking up the offering, and tidying up the pews after the service.  New ushers are always welcome.  All ushers are asked to attend this annual meeting.

 WE WELCOME BACK OUR CHOIR TODAY!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is back in session today.  Those attending class should meet in the Narthex each Sunday by 10:10 a.m. and youth will proceed in with the beginning procession of the service, return to the Narthex, and then continue on to Sunday school.

 YOUTH GROUP will begin today and be held every 2nd Sunday after church at noon with lunch provided, and every 4th Sunday of the month at 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.  The group is open to all youth between 6 and 12 grades.  We are very excited about our upcoming events and are looking forward to welcoming several new faces this year.  If you have any questions about our group or any activities that we have planned please see Cindy Spice or Father Dan.

 LUNCH BUNCH will be going to the Quiet Corner Tea & Coffee   Room northeast of Churubusco this Tuesday, September 12th.  Lunch is scheduled for 12:30 PM.  If you would like a ride, the carpool will leave at 11:30 AM from the church.  A flyer is located on the bulletin board in the narthex for you to sign up and indicate your preference.  It is a nice, relaxed setting in the woods.  Please come and enjoy with us!

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

CHOIR PRACTICE will meet this Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

YOUTH FUNDRAISER FOR LONDON:  We are partnering with Yankee Candle Fundraising to help our youth fund their pilgrimage to London next summer. Yankee Candle is the world’s #1 candle brand and they offer a wide range of premium candles, fragrances and décor items at a very wide range of prices. But the most important thing to know is that 40% of every sale goes to us!

Yankee Candle Fundraising offers two ways to shop- catalog and online. And we are asking you to help us achieve our goal. Yankee Candle products are perfect for anniversaries, hostess gifts, housewarmings, birthdays and many more occasions.

Catalog Shopping will be available after the 8:00 a.m. and before and after the 10:15 a.m. services every Sunday in September. We will have catalogs for you to see to help you chose the items that you need. All orders will be delivered by the first week in November.   Online Shopping is available at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com. You would just enter our group number 999970675 in the start shopping box. Then shop for catalog items and online exclusives. All online orders are subject to shipping charges and shipped directly to your house 2-4 weeks from the date of your order. Online shipping is available until December 31st. Perfect for all your holiday stocking stuffers.  If you have any questions about this fundraiser or our pilgrimage to London don’t hesitate to talk with Father Dan or Cindy Spice.  Thank you for all you do for our youth here at Saint Alban’s.

Attendance for last Sunday was 68.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Laurel Adams, Carolyn Anthony, Bruce Aulick, Peggy Brandes, Bonnie Camp, Mary Ann Clemmer, Violita Combs, Christina Connelly, James Connelly, Rachel Diver, Dick Donnelly, Carolyn DuClos, Susie Foley, Chris Foreman, Ian Fox, Denise Frede, Tammy Gillig, Carolyn Grate, Jim and Becky Imhausen, George Imhausen. Shirley Johnson, Tim & Patty Kerlin, Don Mefford, Catherine Michael, Carl Michael, Norma Michael, Debbie Nolan, Michelle Nolan, Carol Postel, Doris Sanxter, Tom Shadid, Larry Shaw, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Tony and Carlen Trujillo, John and Sandra Svendsen, Marianne Sumners, Carol Sumney, Bill and Carolyn Townsend.

For those unable to worship with us:  Ed Brackmann, John Diver, Frances Krauskopf, Tom Kurtz, Gene Pettibone, Jim Trueblood, and Paul Wiseheart.

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

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