Announcements October 1, 2017

Welcome to all of our guests today, including our celebrant, Fr. Norm Desrosiers. Thank you, Fr. Norm!

Commissioning of Fr. Loren & Linda: The commissioning service for Loren and Linda Fox will be held on October 15 at the diocese in Orlando at 6:00pm. If you are interested in going over on the bus, please call Ashford Clunie at 676-0797.

Sewing Bee: You are invited to participate in the Sewing Bee’s 9th Harvest Silent Auction which ends on Sunday, October 8. Our Savior members have diligently hand-crafted items this year which are offered for bidding. This year’s proceeds will support the ministry of Fr. Loren and Linda Fox in Asia. Join in the fun; these one-of-a-kind crafts make special gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Special Project – Cabinets: Thanks to the generous giving of our congregation, we have collected sufficient funds to purchase the cabinets. Thank You!

The OSL Annual Healing Mission will be held on Saturday, October 21 here at COOS. Pre-registration would be appreciated and sign-up lists are available in the narthex and on the bulletin board in the Parish Hall. For more information contact Johanna L. at (321) 728-3152.

We’ve Saved A Place for You! The Flower Workshop is filling up fast, but we have saved a place for YOU! Hands on instruction led by “flower whisperer” Maureen Hamilton. Participants make 2 arrangements. All materials and lunch provided. $25 fee (includes lunch) due by Oct. 18. Send check payable to Holy Trinity Flower Guild to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1830 S. Babcock Street, Melbourne, FL 32901. Questions? 321-727-0430 (Anna Bourne) or 321-917-5171 (Nance Burroughs). Bring your own garden shears if you have them.

Forever in our heartsCarlton Miller went to be with our heavenly Father on Wednesday morning, September 27, while at Palm Bay Hospital. Service details will be provided once they’ve been finalized. Please keep Geraldine and family in your prayers.

Ministry Leaders Meeting: There will be a Ministry Leaders Meeting on Wednesday, October 25 at 11:00am in the Parish Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to review upcoming events the remainder of the calendar year.

Caregiver Classes: Hospice of St. Francis will be conducting classes in Caregiving, i.e., care for patients and support for loved ones. There will be six (6) free classes on Mondays and Thursdays at 1:00pm starting on October 16. To register for the classes, sign up on the Registration Sheet on the bulletin board in the Parish Hall.

Brotherhood of St. Andrew: The next meeting of the BStA will be on Saturday, October 14 at 8:00am. The meeting is being held on the second Saturday of the month (in lieu of the third) as the OSL Healing Mission is occurring on the third Saturday.

Good News Deadline is Oct. 19th: We really need your input/articles to produce a newsletter that merits enjoyable and inspirational reading. So please drop off your articles in the Good News Box in the Welcome Center, or send an E-mail to the Church Office at . Thank you!

Trunk ‘R’ Treat within Noah’s Ark: As an alternative to Halloween trick-or-treating, COOS will be hosting this event on Tuesday, October 31 in the Parish Hall. The goal is to decorate the inside of the Parish Hall with both above water and underwater areas using the theme of Noah’s Ark. Donations for candy and children’s books (new or gently used) are currently being accepted. There will be a tub in the Parish Hall where you can drop off your items. Questions? Call Nancy LaFave at (321) 614-5674.

Spaghetti Dinner & Math Game Night: This exciting event with Palm Bay Elementary (Title I children and families) will be held in the Parish Hall on Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00pm. Last year we had a wonderful time and are expecting the same success this year. If you’d like to help out making math-related decorations, serving, and/or set-up and clean-up, please call the Church Office. We’d love to have you!

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