Sunday, Nov. 2, All Saints’ Day

- The special offering basket at the altar will be for the Diocesan ministry in Cange, Haiti.

- 9:30 a.m. The Adult Christian Formation Classguest speaker is Meg McGill.

- 10:30 a.m. Acolytes commissioned during the service

- 12:15 p.m. Worship Committee meeting

During this week you will receive a pledge card for 2015 in the mail. Please prayerfully consider how you will support the church in the coming year so that we can continue and enrich our ministries. On Sunday, November 16, which is our Stewardship Pledge Ingathering, we ask that you turn in your pledge card on the way to communion.

Meg McGill is the guest speaker for the Adult Christian Formation class that meets in the Parish Hall at 9:30 a.m. Next Sunday, the Pilgrimage Group will be sharing during that hour about their upcoming pilgrimage trip and they will reveal their destination!

An important meeting of the Mission and Outreach Committee will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the large adult classroom on the 2nd floor. All committee members are urged to attend.

We continue to send out the daily emails that increase our awareness of all of God’s blessings to us. If you are not receiving these daily emails and would like to, please contact our church office by emailing parishadmin, or call the church office at 803-327-1131, if you don’t have email and our parish administrator will send you a paper copy of the 40 Days of Blessing curriculum. Also, be sure and stop by the tables in the Parish Hall during coffee hour and add your blessings to the Scroll of Blessings!

The United Thank Offering of the Episcopal Church Women blue envelopes will be in the pews beginning this Sunday, Nov. 2, and will be collected on the following Sunday, Nov. 9 at the U.T.O. Ingathering.

Visitors, Friends, and Members: Now there is an easy way for you to get our mailings: our weekly e-blasts and our monthly newsletters. Simply go to www.ecoos.org. On the right bottom column you will see a place to sign-up with your email which automatically puts you on our distribution list. Also, for more information about Our Saviour, check out the tab entitled “Join Us.”

Our Saviour News: Sunday, October 26

§ The special offering basket at the altar will be for the local homeless ministries: Family Promise, Pilgrim’s Inn, and The Haven Men’s Shelter.

§ 9:30 a.m. The Adult Christian Formation Class Oct. 26 is “Java with Janice” and will meet in the Parish Hall.

§ 10:30 a.m. Coffee Hour: Ice Cream Social

§ 4:00 p.m. Children’s Choir Rehearsal (note time change!)

§ 5:00 p.m. EKG/Youth Halloween Party, Parish Hall

§ Visitors, Friends, and Members: Now there is an easy way for you to get our mailings: our weekly e-blasts and our monthly newsletters. Simply go to www.ecoos.org. On the right bottom column you will see a place to sign-up with your email which automatically puts you on our distribution list. Also, for more information about Our Saviour, check out the tab entitled “Join Us.”

§ A Lock-In for the Middle School and Senior High Youth is planned for Friday, Oct. 24, 6:00 pm. overnight. RSVP to christianformation.

§ The BIG Fall Yard Sale, which will be held inside the Parish Hall,is Saturday, October 25, 7:00 a.m. – 12 noon! Setting up for the yard sale will begin on Friday evening. If you would like to bring your items for sale then, just bring them into Parish Hall.

§ Everyone is invited to an ice cream social immediately following the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday, October 26, in celebration of the 40 Days of Blessing.

§ We continue to send out the daily emails that increase our awareness of all of God’s blessings to us. If you are not receiving these daily emails and would like to, please contact our church office by emailing parishadmin, or call the church office at 803-327-1131, if you don’t have email and our parish administrator will send you a paper copy of the 40 Days of Blessing curriculum. Also, be sure and stop by the tables in the Parish Hall during coffee hour and add your blessings to the Scroll of Blessings!

§ Remember: Sunday, Oct. 26, is the last day to turn in the Names of the Departed for The Feast of All Saints’ bulletin, Nov. 2. Forms will be available on the table in the Parish Hall and in the Narthex. The form was also on the last page of the October ACORN newsletter, or you may simply email the names to parishadmin@ecoos.org.

§ Children’s Choir rehearsal will be at 4:00 p.m. on October 26, not at 5:00 p.m.

§ The Episcopal Kids Group and Youth Halloween Party is Sunday, October 26, 5:00 p.m. Children and youth should come in costume and be ready for lots of fun, games, prizes, and costume contest. If you can contribute candy and/or prizes for this event, please bring your items marked for “Halloween Party” to the kitchen in the Parish Hall. If you can help, please contact Ann-Walton Townsend at christianformation.

§ The Church Office will be closed Monday morning, October 27, due to an Office Staff training workshop. The office will re-open at 2:00 p.m.

§ Vestry meets on Monday night, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.

Think Chili!

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