The Episcopal Church of St. Anne
October & November Calendars (with rota)
Tuesday October 22nd - Fr. James will be attending a CREDO conference in Alabama until Tuesday October 29th. There will be no daily offices read during his absence, except on October 23rd as noted below. Fr. Tom Lamb will be our celebrant October 27th.
Wednesday October 23rd - We will celebrate the Feast of St. James of Jerusalem, Martyr with Evening Prayer at 5:00pm followed by an all-parish dine-out for those who wish to participate.
Sunday October 27th - Join us as we welcome our favorite supply priest Fr. Tom Lamb as he celebrates Mass during Fr. James' trip to CREDO in Alabama. Sunday School for young children will be in session this morning. This is a wonderful ministry which only enhances our own worship, so please continue to encourage your friends, neighbors and families with small children to join us.
Wednesday October 30th - We will welcome Fr. James back home from his travels and daily offices will resume. Mass at 5:30pm will celebrate the Feast of Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles (transferred from October 28th) followed by food and fellowship at a local restaurant.
Please note: November is Stewardship month at St. Anne's. Your pledge of support is critical to our operating budget and all that we do here at St. Anne's. Please be generous and seek inspiration through prayer and the weekly messages we receive in our Sunday bulletins during this "Shining Our Light" campaign. Thank you.
Friday November 1st - All Saints' Day will be celebrated with High Mass at 5:30pm including hymns and a dine-out to follow.
Saturday November 2nd - All Souls' Day will be celebrated with a Requiem Mass at 9:00am including remembrances of our deceased loved ones. Please check the list in the Undercroft to make sure your loved ones are remembered.
Wednesday November 6th - We will honor William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm followed by an all-parish dine-out.
Sunday November 10th - Sunday school for young children will be held today. Today will also be the final day of in-gathering for UTO (United Thank Offering) appeal. Thank you for your generosity for this most worthy Episcopal charities. St. Barnabas Guild is called to offer worship services at Resthave at 5:00pm and Windsor Manor at 6:00pm. This is a ministry of encouragement and hope share with those who may be in need of some. This ministry is open to all and is simple but very rewarding.
Wednesday November 13th - We will celebrate the Consecration of Samuel Seabury (transferred from November 14th) at our Services today including Mass at 5:30pm followed by an all-parish dine-out.
Thursday November 14th - St. Barnabas Guild is again called to action to offer worship services at Pleasant View at 2:00pm.
Wednesday November 20th - The Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm. Our Vestry will meet after Mass in the Undercroft at approximately 6:30pm and all members are welcome to watch church governance in action.
Friday & Saturday November 22nd & 23rd - Diocesan Convention will be attended by our lay delegates Marc Adami, Nancy Brzezinski and Ernie Huling and our clergy delegate Fr. James Brzezinski in Lombard, IL. Please keep them and the diocese in your prayers.
Sunday November 24th - The Last Sunday after Pentecost and Feast of Christ the King are celebrated today that ends our liturgical year. Next Sunday will be the First Sunday of Advent. Sunday School for young children will be in session this morning. We will end our "Shining Our Light" stewardship campaign with a blessing of all pledges received (don't worry, pledge cards are welcome at any time, but prompt declaration of intentions help us to prepare a budget for 2020). And finally. St. Barnabas Guild is again called to action to offer worship services at Resthave at 5:00pm and Windsor Manor at 6:00pm.
Wednesday November 27th - The Feast of St. Andrew (transferred from November 30th) will be celebrated today with our usual midweek services followed by a dine-out. Wear your kilt if you have one.
Thursday November 28th - Thanksgiving day is a major feast in the Episcopal Church and will be celebrated with a High Mass at 9:00am today along with the daily offices at their usual times. Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family and our country!