Announcements for Feb 18, 2018

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

ECW Food Drive: ECW is sponsoring a food drive on Sundays during Lent. We are partnering with Peace Lutheran Church’s “GAP” program to offer food to low income families and the homeless. The schedule is:

  • February 25 – Canned Vegetables
  • March 4 – Meat
  • March 11 – Tuna Fish
  • March 18 – Rice, Rice-A-Roni, Cereal
  • March 25 – Pasta, Pasta Dishes, Soups

Women’s Retreat at Canterbury scheduled for March 9-11, 2018 is rapidly approaching. The theme is “Be still and know that I am God”. The featured speaker will be The Rev. Beth Pessah.  Registration will begin very soon.  Watch the bulletin for further updates.  Questions? Call Fran Leonard at 727-0408.

Black History Month: A Black History Celebration will be held here at COOS on Saturday, February 24 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Please bring a snack or light refreshment to share with everyone.

Lenten Small Groups: For Lent 2018, small groups will be using the daily devotional titled “40 Days of Prayer for the Dong – an Unreached People Group of China.” If you are interested in joining a small group, please indicate on the tear-tab of the Sunday bulletin with your name, phone #, and address. Questions? See Sharon Rohde.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss: COOS will be hosting Palm Bay Elementary School for the annual “Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss” reading party. This event will occur on March 1, with a Planning Meeting to occur on Tuesday, February 20 at 10:00am. If you’re interested in helping, call Sarah at 723-8032.

Baptism: If you’re interested in being baptized during Lent, please contact Deacon Tom Williams at (321) 505-3046.

Search Committee: will be meeting on Tuesday, February 20, at 6:00pm. Please pray for this committee as they work together and seek God’s will in choosing a new rector.