Key Dates for the Fall:
- 9/11 Memorial Service, September 11
- New Beginnings (Middle School Youth), September 10-12
- Rev. William Momo’s Visit from Bolahun, Liberia, Early October
- Healing Mission with Dr. Carla Waterman, October 10
- Missions Weekend, October 30 and Harvest Sunday, November 1
- Happenings (High School Youth), November 13-15
Good News Today: The September edition of the Good News is available today in the Narthex–we are not posting the newsleters in the mail (just for this month). Please take a moment to pick yours up today. Thank you—and yes, you can take copies to friends who are not here today.
Wednesday Choir Practices: Choir practices will resume on Wednesday, September 2 at 7:00 p.m. Please, write this schedule in your calendar. I am looking forward to a great year of praises. Blessings, Cleusa van Dorth.
Thank you chancel choir for the great job with the coffee hour. It has been a great fellowship time with delicious food. May God bless you for all the wonderful praises and work you do for COOS.
Brotherhood of Saint Andrew: The Brotherhood of Saint Andrew Chapter 5121s, will be hosting an excursion to Saint Augustine, Florida on September 26, 2015. The bus will be departing at 7:00 a.m. from Church of Our Savior, 1000 Jersey Lane. The Bus will depart from Saint Augustine at 5:00 p.m. Cost per person is $50, including bus to Saint Augustine, one hour trolley and use of the trolley to shuttle between attractions. Reserve your tickets by September 10, 2015. Contact the following persons to order tickets Jerome McKenzie 321-961-6864, Thomas Dame 321-727-2887 or Neville Parkinson 321-327-5718.
Welcome to Mercy Gonzalez: We have a new secretary to specifically assist with communications, including but not limited to the Good News, publicity, and coordinating between ministry groups in the parish. While Welcome Center volunteers are on vacation, you will find Mercy at the front desk—other work arrangements are in the works. Please stop by the office and introduce yourself to Mercy.
Supplies for PBE: We are still gathering supplies in the Parish Hall for Palm Bay Elementary’s Clinic. Mrs. Barbi Miller is likewise coordinating with the teachers to assign volunteers to classrooms. It’s not too late to donate to the Clinic or to volunteer!
Family Promise: COOS will be hosting Family Promise the week of September 6-13. Job opportunities: hosting dinners, overnight host, set up tents and make beds after 10:30 a.m. service on 9/6, and take down beds and tents before 9 a.m. on 9/13. Saturday hosts (info. pending). We are in need of two hosts for two-hour shifts (9a.m-5p.m), unless the family goes out for the day. Food donations, please deliver directly to the kitchen on 9/6. Please sign up in the Welcome Center with intended items that you may bring. Please sign up in the Welcome Center. Volunteers are also needed on Labor Day at the Parish Hall or to drive the families to an outing or pick them up. Contact Christine Garrigues for more information at 759-2523. Thank you.
Reader/LEM Schedule: New reading schedules are available. Copies are in the Welcome Center.
Attention Daughters of the King: Registration forms for our 2015 Fall Assembly (September 19) are in our mailbox in the Welcome Center. Fall Assembly will be at Church of the Ascension in Orlando. Registration is $8 and the deadline for early bird registration is September 5.
9/11 Memorial Service: Tjhis year’s service will be on Friday September 11 at 11:00am. The whole community is invited to come, to remember those firefighters who fell on 9/11, and to be inspired to live life with honor, faith, and commitment.