Summer – June/July 2015

 

The church office is closed on Monday, July 6, to observe the Independence Day holiday.

Hymn Sing, Sunday, July 5: Parishioners will have an opportunity to request their favorite hymns during the 10:30 a.m. service.

The 2nd Quarter Financial Statements are being mailed out July 6 week and will include an update about the Capital Campaign: Restoration II.

We will have a simplified bulletin on Sundays beginning July 12, which will allow us to make greater use of the Prayer Book for our worship services. The scripture readings will not be included in the bulletin; however,Bibles will be available in the pews to look up the scripture citations. We will be using this format until the end of August.

Vacation Bible School for Adults – Tuesday, July 14 – Thursday, July 16. Join us to watch “Walking the Bible, a Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses” followed by discussion led by The Rev. Janice Chalaron at Vacation Bible School for Adults, Tuesday, July 14 – Thursday, July 16. Each night will begin with a light supper at 5:30 p.m. If you cannot make the supper, just come for the study which will begin at 6:00 p.m.

On Sunday, July 19, the Adult Forum class that meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. will begin a new book entitled, The Case for God, by Karen Armstrong.

 

 

 

 

Our Saviour Vacation Bible School: MOSES AND THE FREEDOM FANATICS
This year Vacation Bible School is based on the Old Testament story of Moses leading the Israelites from Egypt to freedom. From 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday , July 27— July 27—31, we will have crafts, games, snacks and stories about the Exodus, as well as learning lines and songs. The week will culminate in a performance and dinner on Sunday night, August 2 a performance and dinner on Sunday night,August 2 Sunday night, August 2, at 6:00 , at 6:00 p.m. Children/Youth from Kindergarten through High School are invited to participate and help, and adult leaders are needed for sets, costumes, crafts, snacks, music, and other activities. Please consider offering your talents to help our church present this program. Put the performance on your calendars and invite your friends! Contact Ginny Moe or AnnWalton Townsend with questions. Children and youth attending must have parents complete registration forms, which are located on the Parish Hall table. Give the form to Ginny or AnnWalton once you have filled it out.

Many volunteers are needed! If you can help, please contact the church office.

 

 

Please come join us for a pot luck lunch after the 10:30 service on June 21.  We will be celebrating the end of our Capital Campaign pledge drive!  There will be chicken from Lee’s and drinks provided.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.  We will donate any left over food to Christian’s Feed the Hungry.  To help with this please bring your dish in a disposable container.

Parishioners are invited to attend a pre-General Convention informational meeting to learn about the issues that will be discussed at the General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the end of June. The topics are: the election of a new Presiding Bishop, resolutions from our Task Force on Reimagining the Episcopal Church and the Task Force on the Study of Marriage, among many others. In addition, we would like for you to know your deputation. The last opportunity to attend a meeting is Sunday, June 14, at Christ Church, Greenville, 4:00 – 5:30 pm, McKissick Refectory.

 

The seniors (pictured above), along with leaders, Dudley and Will, are making their Pilgrimage to England, June 7-15. The teens have completed their study in Journey to Adulthood in their Chris&an Forma&on class, and have met other requirements to be eligible to go on this pilgrimage. For well over 12 months, they have worked hard to raise funds for this trip. Now their pilgrimage begins on Sunday, June 7. We will be postng their blog site in the weekly E-Blast so you may follow their adventure.They will share their thoughts on their pilgrimage to England at both the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.services Sunday, June 21.

Rebecca Lord is the new Associate Pastor at Grace Lutheran, and the new WELCM (Winthrop Episcopalian Lutheran Campus Ministry) Chaplain. Grace Lutheran Church has invited the Church of Our Saviour to Rebecca Lord’s ordination, which will be held on Sunday, June 28, at 6:00 p.m. at Grace.

 

“Lent is about Love” Lenten Schedule – February/March 2015

Lenten Schedule of Services and Events

“Lent is about Love”

Ash Wednesday, February 18

12 Noon and 7:00 p.m.

The First Sunday in Lent and The Great Litany, February 22

8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharists

9:30 a.m., Children and Youth Christian Formation Classes, 2nd floor

and “Jesus was an Episcopalian” Adult Christian Formation classes, in the Parish Hall

5:00 p.m. Evensong, with guest choir from Oakland Ave. Presbyterian

6:00 p.m. Baked Potato Dinner, hosted by the Episcopal Kids Group, in the Parish Hall

A recording of the Evensong service can be listened to below or downloaded;

 


The Second Sunday in Lent, March 1

8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharists

9:30 a.m., Children and Youth Christian Formation Classes, 2nd floor

and “Jesus was an Episcopalian” Adult Christian Formation classes, in the Parish Hall

The Third Sunday in Lent, March 8

8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharists

9:30 a.m., Children and Youth Christian Formation Classes, 2nd floor

and “Jesus was an Episcopalian” Adult Christian Formation classes, in the Parish Hal

The Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 15

8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharists

9:30 a.m., Children and Youth Christian Formation Classes, 2nd floor

and “Jesus was an Episcopalian” Adult Christian Formation classes, in the Parish Hall

The Fifth Sundayin Lent, March 22

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

9:30 a.m., Labyrinth in the Parish Hall at both coffee hours

10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Confirmation

Bishop Charles Duvall celebrating and preaching Festive Coffee Hour in the Parish Hall

 

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