Sunday, September 14

Our Saviour News:

Deficit Tip #2: Not creative? Then simply write an extra check to the church for whatever amount you are able to give and put Budget Deficit in the memo line.

The Stewardship Committee appreciates your support!

All Our Saviour Members are asked to wear their name tags each Sunday so that our Visitors and New People can learn our names!

The Adult Christian Formation class’s first guest speakers this Sunday, September 14, at 9:30 a.m., are members of the Welcoming Committee! This is an opportunity to see how are church is welcoming visitors and how you can play a part in it!

The Finance Committee is meeting on Monday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m.

Next Wednesday, September 17, there will be Morning Prayer. There will not be Eucharist.

Our campus ministry students, WELCM, are assembling backpacks containing food for 15 children in Chester County specifically who are going home hungry on the weekends. If folks are willing to donate food, the approved foods are: 2% milk box- 8 ounces (shelf stable), cold cereal1 ounce individual serving, fruit - 4 ounce can of peaches or mixed, and applesauce, 100% juice box, chicken with rice or ravioli microwave bowl, macaroni and cheese, and Nutri-Grain snack bar. Please do not bring unapproved foods, as they cannot be included in the backpacks. These items can be dropped off at Grace Lutheran Church in the church office on Akin St. Please be sure to specify that they are for the WELCM Backpack Ministry and need to go to the grocery cart in the Fellowship Hall.

Rolling in Rock Hill volunteers will be meeting on Saturday, September 20, at 8:00 a.m. at the home they will be painting, which is 1121 Myrtle Street in Rock Hill.They will be doing some prep work and then painting. Being that this home is mostly brick, the work should be completed by 12 noon. If you would like to help out, please contact Jim McHale, mchale_1113@yahoo.com, or sign up in the Parish Hall.

The Episcopal Kids Group (EKG) and Our Saviour Youth along with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s Youth will be hosting the dinner for the Family Promise guests on Sunday evening, September 21, at 6:00 p.m. Following the dinner, the EKG and Youth Groups will participate in Game Night. All children and youth are invited!

Our Saviour will be hosting Family Promise, September 21-28. We need people to set-up, stay overnight, serve as host, prepare a dinner or clean-up after the guests leave. The sign-up board is in the Parish Hall.

In addition, the Family Promise Daycenter has need of the following items: 13 gallon trash bags, girls overnight Pull-ups (Large to X-Large size), diaper wipes, bleach (desperately needed), toilet bowl cleaner, furniture polish, laundry soap (prefer pods for portion control), dish soap, toilet paper, paper towels, quart size storage bags, nail polish remover, tweezers, and baby oil. Please mark bags containing items you wish to contribute, “For Family Promise”, and leave them in the kitchen in the Parish Hall. Call Flynt Kohn at 370-9378 with any questions.

If you are planning to come to the morning Retreat for Women on Saturday, October 4, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., please either email Barbara Ferrara, the Parish Administrator, at parishadmin@ecoos.org, or call the church, 327-1131, and leave your name with her. This retreat, which is being held at Our Saviour, is in Honor of St. Francis and will be led by Sister Miriam Elizabeth, a member of the Community of the Sisters of St. Helena.

Sunday evening, October 5, 7:00 p.m. we will have an Evensong in the church to commemorate The Feast of St. Francis. Please mark this special service on your calendars.

Yard Sale items are wanted! The Pilgrimage Youth Group is having a BIG Yard Sale on Saturday, October 25, 7:00 a.m. – 12 noon. If you have items to donate, please bring them to the Senior High Youth Room on the 2nd floor where donations are being stored. You may want to call first before coming by because the door to that room is locked. We cannot accept clothes, with the exception that we will take non-stained baby clothes. If you would like to volunteer to help at this event, or if you would like more information, please contact the Allison Taylor, taylor2324@comporium.net, Dudley Greene, dgmg@mac.com, or Will Kiblinger, wkiblinger@comporium.net.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

2014 Budget Deficit News: We hope everyone is engaging in creative ways to further support the church financially during the months of August and September. This effort is critical for us to meet our basic operating expenses for the year. We are blessed to be part of this church family. Let’s continue to work together so that we can grow and thrive. Deficit Tip #1: Make a donation in honor of a birthday or anniversary, or in memory of a loved one. Suggest that friends and family do the same to honor your birthday or anniversary.

Welcome back the Adult Choir to our 10:30 a.m. Eucharist this Sunday, September 7! The Rector will be commissioning the Adult Choir during the service this Sunday, September 7.

The Adult Christian Formation class’s guest speakers on Sunday, September 14, at 9:30 a.m., are members of the Welcoming Committee! This is an opportunity to see how are church is welcoming visitors and how you can play a part in it!

Rolling in Rock Hill is still looking for volunteers to help with a painting a project on Saturday, September 20. This is a community service project. If you would like more information, contact the church office, 327-1131.

Our Saviour will be hosting Family Promise, September 21-28, and we need people to set-up, stay overnight, serve as host, prepare a dinner or clean-up after the guests leave. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask Flynt Kohn, 370-9378. Sign up on the board in the Parish Hall.

In honor of St. Francis, there is a Women’s Retreat planned for Saturday morning, October 4, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the church, which will be led by Sister Miriam Elizabeth, a member of the Community of the Sisters of St. Helena. All women of the church are invited to attend.

Sunday evening, October 5, 7:00 p.m. we will have an Evensong in the church to commemorate The Feast of St. Francis. Please mark this special service on your calendars.

Yard Sale items are wanted! The Pilgrimage Youth Group is having a BIG Yard Sale on Saturday, October 25, 7:00 a.m. – 12 noon. If you have items to donate, please bring them to the Senior High Youth Room on the 2nd floor where donations are being stored. You may want to call first before coming by because the door to that room is locked. We cannot accept clothes, with the exception that we will take non-stained baby clothes. If you would like to volunteer to help at this event, or if you would like more information, please contact the church office.

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