The Episcopal Church of St. Anne
December Calendar & Roster
Friday 1st - The Resthave Auxillary Bake Sale and Coffee Hour is scheduled for from 9:00am to 10:30am, and all are welcome.
St. Annes is asked to donate baked goods for the bake sale. These items should be dropped off Thursday afternoon at Resthave so they can be priced by the staff. And if anyone has anything they could donate (gift-like item) for their gift drawing, that would be great. Thank you to Louise for organizing this on behalf of our Parish and to Louise, Dee and Jane Kennedy for donating baked goods to the cause.
Saturday 2nd - St. Anne's is again hosting our Annual Soup Supper to coincide with the Morrison Christmas Walk and Parade. We will serve from 4:00pm to 6:30pm. A sign up sheet is posted in the Undercroft for various donations of food items and volunteer service. Thank you to everyone who came to St. Anne's and to share 4 superb soups, sides and dessert and best of all: fellowship. And special thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make it happen!
Saturday 9th - Adam Pergande, son of Scott and Melissa Pergande of Arlington Heights, Illinois will be welcomed into Christ's chuch by Holy Baptism at 3:00pm. The Pergande's have many family connections with Morrison and St. Anne's and are close friends with Fr. Thomas Lamb who will be officiating with the assistance of Fr. Brzezinski. All are invited for this joyous occasion.
Monday 11th to Saturday 16th - Fr. James and Nancy will be away visiting their daughter Mary and attending her graduation from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque so there will be no daily offices this week except as noted below.
Wednesday 13th - Evening Prayer will be said at 5:30pm in lieu of our normal midweek services and a dine-out is still planned.
Wednesday 20th - The Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle (transferred from the 21st) will be celebrated with our usual midweek Evening Prayer and Mass. This is also the third Wednesday of the month and time for our monthly vestry meeting which will be held at approximately 6:30pm. All members are welcome to attend this important meeting where the preliminary budget of 2018 will be discussed along with nominations for new Vestry members.
Sunday 24th - The Fourth Sunday of Advent will be followed later in the Evening with our First Celebration of Christmas with a Christmas Eve Service at 5:30pm including Mass and blessing of the Creche. A reception following the service is likely to include some Christmas treats and beverage.
Monday 25th - The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ will be celebrated with our normal daily offices and Mass at 9:00am.
Tuesday 26th - The Feast of St. Stephen, Deacon and Martyr, will be celebrated with our normal daily offices.
Wednesday 27th - The Feast of St. John the Evangelist will be celebrated with our normal daily offices and our midweek Mass at 5:30pm with a likely dine-out to follow.
December 28th - The Holy Innocents of Bethlehem will be honored today during our normal daily offices. This feast is oftern seen as an opportunity to focus our prayers on the abused and neglected children around the world.