The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (October 22, 2017)
8:00 Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Chapel
8:45 Nursery is open
9:15 Adult Forum, Auditorium
9:15 Sunday School, upstairs
10:15 Holy Eucharist, Rite II Church
11:30 Coffee Hour, White Hall
Children’s Choir Rehearsal, Auditorium
Lay Reader/Chalicers: Candice Dettloff
Greeter: Will King
Lay Reader and Chalicers: Christiane Valone and Doug Tillberg
Acolytes: Doug Tillberg’s Team
Ushers: Jon Hanbury and Dave Branch
Greeters: Elizabeth Evans and Jon Glass
Eucharistic Visitor/Recipient: Susan Pederson/Phil Hines
Altar Guild: Betty Wade Coyle, Hunter Costas and Bev Bullock
Brass Guild: Pat and Beau Hodge
Flower Arranger: Casey Rice
Flowers Deliverer: Sarah McBride
Linens: Kacky Bryant
Nursery Helpers: Ashley Holloway
Coffee Hour: Jan Melton
Thursday Evening Parish Gathering for Stewardship: Come and celebrate our life and community together as we explore this year's Stewardship 2018 theme of "With Gladness and Singleness of Heart" with drinks and hors d'oeuvres in White Hall/Outdoor Patio this evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Adult Forum: Please join this coming Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. in the Auditorium for “Old Testament, Part I – The Genesis Cycle” presented by The Rev. Andie Rohrs. Join us next Sunday, October 29 for “Old Testament, Part II – Prophets, Poets & Prose as The Rev. Andie Rohrs continues with the sacred Biblical words from prophets and poets.
Chanco on the James invites you to a reception for camp families and friends! We will be coming together at Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal Church (2020 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454) on Thursday, October 26 at 6pm. Join us for refreshments, fellowship, and an exciting presentation about Chanco’s latest growth and our plans for the future. Campers are welcome to attend as well! please RSVP by Monday, October 23 with Talley Banazek at email@example.com or (804) 399-4019.
Our next Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will meet on Wed., Nov. 1 at 7:30 a.m. in White Hall. The speaker will be Keene Black, who served as a first responder in Texas and Puerto Rico following the hurricanes there.
Stewardship 2018 Sincere thanks to the 26 who have so graciously returned their pledge cards. Total pledges as of Thursday at press time $130,270. Please mail in your pledge card by Sunday, November 5. Misplaced your pledge card? We have more! Just contact the Parish Office at 622-5530 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support.
Flower Festival Tickets: Tickets for the Community Party on Friday, November 3rd from 6:00-8:30 p.m. will be on sale in the narthex before services, in White Hall after services, and in the church office Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 2:00 and 9:00 – Noon on Fridays. Tickets are $25.00 and children 12 and under are free. The cost includes stations with food and drinks from neighborhood restaurants, an oyster roast, activities for children, and a themed basket silent auction. Please make reservations for children by emailing Harper Bathel (email@example.com).
Flower Festival Country Store/Frozen Gourmet Shop: If you can spare a morning or evening during the next two weeks to help prepare cheese biscuits and pies to be sold in the Country Store/Frozen Gourmet Shop at this year’s Flower Festival (Nov. 3&4), please email Llew Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jenny Brown at email@example.com Also, please start baking your favorite treats for this year Flower Festival soon (and a little extra if you can). Pre-order sign up for pies, soup and cheese biscuits can be found on the Outreach Ministry Bulletin board and at the information table.
Flower Festival Party Childcare: On Friday, November 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. St. Andrew’s will offer childcare for ages 0 – 12 so that our families can enjoy the Community Party. Please note that unlike previous years, we are asking that you reserve a spot for your child/children so that we can plan appropriately. To make your reservations, please e-mail Harper Bathel at firstname.lastname@example.org and share your child’s name, age, and any allergies. We'll have pizza, a fall snack mix, fun activities, and movies! There are a limited number of spots available so please reserve early.
Youth Volunteers are needed for Flower Festival Bazaar: Would you like to earn some service hours the first weekend of November? The Flower Festival committee is looking for volunteers as greeters, face painters, and working a children’s booth from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 4. If you are able to volunteer for a few hours or all day, please contact Deane Sobol at email@example.com.
Next EYC (open to grades 6-12): Our next youth gathering will be on Sunday, November 5 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in room 207. Our program will be on every day saints and making snack bags for Laundry Love. Bring your favorite snack to share. Friends are welcome. Parents, you are invited to stay and attend the Choral Evensong in the church and reception to follow in White Hall.
November Weekend Retreat for Youth at Chanco: Teens, grades 6 – 12, are invited on Friday, November 17 – Sunday, November 19 for a spiritual youth retreat at Camp Chanco. The cost is $120. Scholarships are available, see Harper. We will return home around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. To register, please contact Harper Bathel at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sandwich Ministry: Sandwiches for the Catholic Worker Sandwich Ministry are due by Noon next Friday, October 27.
Your Help Is Needed!: The WSA is looking for gently used (like new) toys, books, games and such to sell at a children's booth during the November bazaar. So far, very little has been donated and if we do not begin to get donations within the next week, we will have to cancel the booth. Children will be able to shop at the booth for toys and books for themselves. Everything will be less than or equal to $1.00. Items may be brought in and placed across from the Admin Office. This booth was a big success when offered two years ago. Please help to make it a bigger success this year.
Coffee Hour: The Lemonade in the Shade concept of Coffees will continue through the year as Coffee and Cookies. Individuals who agree to sponsor a coffee will supply cookies, some fruit, and a soft beverage, like lemonade. So please consider signing up to sponsor a coffee. The sign-up sheet may be found on the table outside of White Hall.
St. Andrew's Yoga: Please join us for our next yoga class taught by Brian Dunning (email@example.com) next Thursday, October 26 at 1 p.m. in White Hall.
Nursery: Thanks to all who have graciously volunteered with our littlest members in the nursery! The new sign up poster for volunteers is up (Oct-Dec). Please sign up outside of White Hall if you are able to cover a Sunday. Thank you!
All Saints' intercessory prayer list requests are due by October 29.
All Saints' Sunday (November 5) is the day when we remember the names of all those who have been buried from this church since the last All Saints' Day. If you would like to list the names of others who have died, please list their full Christian names (no initials, titles, etc.) on the form below. Place the form in the offering plate or email the parish office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please print clearly, include your name & phone number in case there are questions about spelling, etc.
Your name: Phone:
Christian Name(s) of deceased: