Announcements Nov 26, 2017

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

Annual Reports: What has God done in your ministry area during 2017? The Annual Report is first and foremost an opportunity to rejoice in the ways that God is at work in and through our parish family. We would like all ministries to be included. Reports are due January 14th to the Church Office; or send via email to: office@oursaviorpalmbay.org .

Tree Removal: COOS’ favorite tree will be removed. The tree with yellow blossoms next to the Memorial Garden is becoming much more dangerous. Several limbs had to be removed after Irma. What is remaining is weak and may fall on buildings, and the stump is not viable. We are contracting the removal of the entire tree. Since this tree is well known by many, we are announcing the removal so that those who may be concerned will know in advance.

Christmas Socks Party: Inviting all children and grandchildren of the congregation (up to age 12) to a special event on Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm. We need donations of Christmas Socks (crew socks, not anklets or stockings) between now and December 2. There’s a collection box in the Parish Hall, and we thank you in advance for your generosity. Questions? Call Rita Giuffrida at 242-8374.

Episcopal Church 2018 Calendars: The calendars for 2018 have arrived! They are available in the Welcome Center and the requested donation is $3. Note: We are missing payment for seven (7) calendars.

PB Christmas Parade Float: Church of Our Savior will once again sponsor a float in this year’s Palm Bay Holiday Parade on December 2. The float will feature the nativity scene starring the Three Wise Gals, a human sheep and shepherds. Questions? Call Nancy LaFave at (321) 614-5674.

Christmas Concert: National Recording Artist Maureen McGovern (“The Morning After”) Sunday, December 3 at 3pm at Scott Center, Holy Trinity Academy (Upper School off Pineda between US1 and Wickham). $30 General Admission, $50 Preferred Seating including reception with Ms. McGovern. Benefits Family Promise of Brevard. Tickets from HomelessHeart.org or a limited number this week from Christine G.!

Advent Adult Forum will be taught by Deacon Tom. He’ll be doing a book study on “Mary for All Christians” by John Macquarrie. It is recommended you purchase the book (latest version, 2001) prior to class as it will be used for reference frequently.

New Reader/LEM Schedules: The new Lay Eucharistic Minister/Reader schedules are available for pick up in the Welcome Center mailbox. The new schedules cover assignments for December, January and February.

Advent Quarter Books are now available in the Narthex and the Welcome Center. All proceeds go to the Youth to support their activities such as Summer Camp, New Beginning’s, etc. Thank you for your support!

Daughters of the King: The next meeting of the St. Theresa chapter of the Daughters of the King will be Saturday, December 2 at 11:00am in the Parish Hall. The woman that we will study is Jezebel. All Daughters please plan to attend our last meeting for 2017.

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