Announcements July 13, 2014

40 Days of Prayer:  A special Saturday follow-up to the Prayer for the Dong is being planned for August, with all ten parishes invited to participate.  Details to be announced.

Youth Car Wash:  The Youth will be washing cars at Hardees on Babcock, on Saturday August 30—making friends and inviting owners of the cars to come visit Church of Our Savior.

Back to Church Sunday:  Our fourth annual BTC event will be on Sunday September 21.  This will be the kick-off of weekly schedule for Sunday evening service.

Worship Dedication Sunday:  On Sunday September 14, we will commission acolytes, the choir, and LEMs as we start a new year of worship.

Vacation Bible School: Welcome to the Kingdom: July 14-18.

Readings for July 20:         Isaiah 44:6-8, Psalm 86:11-17, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

VBS Barbeque:  On Friday evening, all the children, youth and volunteers for VBS are invited to a BBQ and celebration.  Starts at 6:00 pm.

The Ministry Spotlight for the month of July shines on the DOK (Daughters of the King).

 

Bishop Greg Brewer To Visit July 6

Bishop Greg Brewer
On Sunday, July 6th, there will be one morning service with Bishop Greg Brewer at 9:30am. This is a special day for baptism, confirmation, and reaffirmation.

A Garden Party will immediately follow the service and will include food and fellowship with the Bishop and each other.

Invite a friend and make it a special day.

Readings for July 6:
Zechariah 9:9-12, Psalm 145:8-15, Romans 7:15-25a, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

Evening Worship will be held at 5:00pm.

Announcements 6-29-14

All Youth: Please check email and Facebook for notices about work parties for VBS and other special events this summer.

Worship: Sunday, July 6th  there will be two services—Eucharist with Bishop Greg at 9:30am and Evening Worship at 5:00pm. Invite a friend and make it a special day.

Garden Party with the Bishop: Also, join us on July 6th at 11am for a Garden Party lunch with the Bishop.

VBS Registration: Please register children for VBS or pick-up forms at the table in the walkway after service today. Questions? Call Joyce Talabay 321-604-2731.

Vacation Bible School: Welcome to the Kingdom – July 14-18. We are still in need of volunteers and supplies for VBS. Please check the bulletin board in the Parish Hall and sign-up to help or contribute any of the items listed. Thank you. Questions & suggestions, contact Hyacinth Clunie.

Readings for July 6:

Zechariah 9:9-12, Psalm 145:8-15, Romans 7:15-25a, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

 

 

Announcements 6-8-14

Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15:  Let’s celebrate Father’s Day!  The ECW will provide refreshments between services.  Please plan to stay after the 8:00 am service or come early to the 10:30 am service as we honor all Fathers.

The COOS Singles Group meets once a month to enjoy companionship and Christian fellowship, while we lunch together.  All singles of all ages are welcome. We will be meeting at Makoto’s on June 12 at 11:30 AM.  Please call Jean Alfonso at 724-8253 to make a reservation

New Sunday Music:  We have five new songs and new liturgical parts ready to learn.  Everyone is encouraged to come June 16, 17, 18 starting at 6.30 p.m.

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Announcements 6-1-14

Today we proudly congratulate our graduates, Paulina Klein at 8:00 am and Brittaney McDonald at 10:30 am.

The Ministry Spotlight for the month of June shines on the Order of St. Luke and pastoral care.

Pentecost, Sunday, June 8:  The Holy Spirit came upon the Church in Jerusalem and sent the believers out into the world to be witnesses of Jesus’ Resurrection.  Our procession of flags and our international lunch afterwards are two ways we celebrate that call to be witnesses.  Combined service begins at 9:30 am. Continue reading

Announcements 5-18-14

Today we thank Bob Scruggs for serving as our organist at the 8:00 am service.

Prayer:  Please keep Linda Fox in your prayers today.  She is preaching at St. Marks in Haines City today.

Chancel Choir:  There will be no choir practice on Wednesday 5/21.  We will resume back to practice on Wednesday 5/28.

Funeral Service:  A funeral service will be held for Richard Bailey on Saturday, May 24, with a viewing at 10:00 am, and service at 11:00 am, followed by a collation in the parish hall.  (To assist with the collation, please contact Joyce Talabay)

Liturgical Readers:  The summer reader schedule is now available in the LEM mailbox in the Welcome Center.

A Trip to Holy Land Experience in Orlando sponsored by the Brotherhood of St. Andrew is scheduled for June 14.  Please talk with any member of the Brotherhood for details.

Church Periodical Club:  We continue to accept donations, through Pentecost, for the Church Periodical Club. Donation envelopes are available in the narthex.

The National Board of the Episcopal Church Women have requested a church wide survey response to help determine how the ECW will have a continuing role and impact on the life of the church.  You can access this survey at the following link and are welcome to take the survey in the Welcome Center during office hours .

www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1601926/empower-your-voice-2014   

Camp Wingmann brochures for summer camp are now available in the Welcome Center.

Thank You:  Caristin Robotham and family wish to thank you all for your support, prayers and expressions of sympathy on the recent loss of her husband Jacob Robotham.  May he rest in peace and may you all be blessed.

Readings for May 25:   Acts 17:22-31+Psalm 66:7-18

1 Peter 3:13-22 + John 14:15-21

 

 

Announcements 5-11-14

Today, The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will host a breakfast in honor of Mother’s Day, at 9:30 am between services.  All are welcome.

VBS Planning:   Please join us on Saturday, May 17 at 4:00 pm in the Parish Hall to continue planning Vacation Bible School.  We will need volunteers to assist in all areas, before, during and after the week of July 14-18.

A Trip to Holy Land Experience in Orlando sponsored by the Brotherhood of St. Andrew is scheduled for June 14.  Please talk with any member of the Brotherhood for details.

Notary Public:  Are you a Notary Public?  If so, and you would be willing to provide your service to the Church, please call the office.

Church Periodical Club:  We continue to accept donations, through Pentecost, for the Church Periodical Club. Donation envelopes are available in the narthex.

When going to the hospital, we invite you to inform the Church Office so that the hospital team can come visit you and the prayer team can pray for you.  Please note that due to confidentiality rules, the hospitals can not tell us that you are there unless you first tell them to inform us.

Camp Wingmann brochures for summer camp are now available in the Welcome Center.

Choir Practice this week will be on Tuesday 5/13 at 7:00 p.m.

Readings for May 18:   Acts 7:55-60+Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

1 Peter 2:2-10 + John 14:1-14

 

 

SUPER KIDS! July 14-18 VBS

DSC_43288  Think Castles and Grand Adventures!  Super Kids

(aka Vacation Bible School) will explore the Gospel in the setting of Medieval Times.  Super Kids is set for July 14-18 at Church of Our Savior.

For more information, click on the children above!

Or to register now, click on the Welcome the Kingdom image:

 

Also, we are looking for qualified volunteers–teenagers and adults–who love kids and love the Lord Jesus.  If you are interested, please contact the Church Office and our Team will be in touch, with expectations and requirements.

 

Announcements 5-4-14

Today we welcome Sharon Steinmiller, the director of New Wineskins Missionary Network since 1994. Before beginning to work with New Wineskins (formerly ECMC) in 1987, she taught English to businessmen and university faculty in China from 1981.   New Wineskins promotes worldwide missions among Anglicans, bringing attention to the unreached peoples around the world.

The Church Periodical Club is an Episcopal ministry that supplies free books, magazines, tapes, videos and computer programs. There are two primary granting funds. The National Books Fund grants annually and responds to requests for books and related materials around the world. The Miles of Pennies fund is exclusively used for the book needs of children; grants are made year round.  Today the CPC asks for $1.00 and prayers to support their ministry.

Today please join us in the Discipleship Center after the 10:30 am service to begin planning Vacation Bible School.  We will need volunteers to assist in all areas, before, during and after the week of July 14-18.

Singles Group Lunch:  The COOS Singles Group meets once a month to enjoy companionship and Christian fellowship, while we lunch together.  All singles of all ages are welcome. RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY & MUST BE CALLED IN BY 9:00 AM the day before the lunch We will be meeting at  Bess’s Place, 2400 Dairy Road in Melbourne on May 8 at 11:30 am.  Please call Barbara Kaufmann, to make reservations.

Lenten Quarter Books can be turned in to the Church office.

Notary Public:  Are you a Notary Public?  If so, and you would be willing to provide your service to the Church, please call the Church office.

Thank You:  Please accept my sincere thanks and appreciation for your kind expressions of sympathy on the recent passing of my dear mother, May Wilkes.   At the age of 102 she went peacefully to her eternal home.  May God richly bless all of you.  Carol Leacock

Prayers:  Jacob Robotham, Caristin Robotham’s husband, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, April 30 after a long illness.  Jacob was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Palm Bay.  Jeff Ashmeade went home to the Lord on Tuesday, April 29.  Jeff was a founding member of the Brotherhood of St. Andrews Chapter at COOS and a member of Blessed Redeemer.