Growing in God's Love as an Open, Caring Community

January 2019

Treasurer’s Annual Report Presented by Cynthia Vaughan, Treasurer 2018

Treasurer’s Report for year ending 2018 Thank you the members of St. Patrick’s for supporting our church in 2018. Thank you the members of St. Patrick’s for supporting me in the role as Treasurer for the past seven years.  It is with sadness and yet joy that I pass the job on to Penny Baker. …

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Letter from the Bishop

 30 January 2019   Dear Friends in Christ:    Below you will find the first few paragraphs of my Pastoral Letter addressing the statute of limitations for reporting and addressing sexual abuse and misconduct by clergy against adults.   All priests-in-charge of a congregations, and/or Senior Wardens are asked to please have copies of this letter…

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Peggy’s Ponderings – DEACON’S REPORT by The Rev. Deacon Peggy Day

This past year has brought some changes in my ministry.  I continue to serve on the Clergy Day Committee, which is responsible for developing continuing education opportunities for the clergy in the Diocese.  It has become more of an advisory group for the Bishop.  I resigned my position on the Executive Council of Deacons for…

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Crosswords by Rev. Dr. Myrick Cross, Priest-in-charge

       W C R O S S        R        D          S   2 0 1 9    The faces of the three boy-magi bringing their gifts to the altar on the Feast of the Epiphany will be in my heart’s memory for a long time. I hope you saw them or a picture…

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Annual Meeting 2019 -Images by Michael Gleason

Announcements Third Sunday after Epiphany, January 27, 2019   

The Guiding Team continues to encourage you to be alert to the many opportunities in your daily lives to listen, observe, meet, share and engage with your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, acquaintances, and with those you have chance meetings. Let your senses come alive!   Please continue to pray the Holy Spirit leads us each day, to…

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Annual Meeting has been Moved to January 27, 2019

    The annual meeting has been moved to Sunday, January 27th followed by a pot luck lunch.      

Announcements – January 13, 2019

Mark your calendars, St. Patrick’s will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 20, 2019.     We hope you used the many opportunities to listen, observe, meet, share and engage  your neighbors during  Epiphany;  maybe you will adopt some of those new habits of listening and engaging. Our  Seat at the Table gatherings…

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Epiphany Is A New Experience…It Changes Us

Excerpts from Epiphany Sermon 2019   An Epiphany is a new experience, it changes us. We cannot create it within. It is created without, on the outside. We have no control, stated Fr. Rick during today’s sermon.     Sharing the works from T.S. Elliott and Fr. Richard Rohr, Rick shared what an Epiphany is and…

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Announcements – January 6, 2019-Epiphany

The picture on the left is the new Outreach icon. Members of the Outreach committee voted on their top choice of five options. This will be used from this point on for Outreach news and announcements. The Columbia Street Lunch is being served today.  Today, Fr. Rick Cross blessed the Blessing Bags today as part of…

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