September Calendar (with rota)

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 The Episcopal Church of St. Anne ​​


September 2019 Highlights


We continue to accept applications for the Jeanne and Don Anderson Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.  One must be a member of Saint Anne's Parish and in good standing to be eligible.  Applications may be obtained from Fr. James or Marc Adami. The scholarship award will be determined at our September Vestry meeting.


If you are interested in being a delegate to our Diocesan Convention on Nov. 22 & 23 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL, please let Fr. James know.  An early bird discount is available until the end of September. 


Monday September 2nd - Labor Day Mass will be celebrated at 9:00am as per tradition.  Please note that this is a change to our posted September calendar.  Worship with us and give thanks who labor on our behalf.  A dine-out after the service is planned at Family Chef on West Lincolnway for all who wish to join us.


Wednesday September 4th - We will honor Paul Jones, Bishop and others with our usual midweek services.  Fr. James and Nancy will be attending rehearsal for the upcoming Community Choir Concert after Mass and will not be available for a dine out.


Saturday September 7th - We will celebrate "International Buy a Priest a Beer Day" at 3:00pm in the Resurrection (Bier) Garden.  This special event will proceed with appropriate and responsible action in discussion with Fr. James and all interested participants.  Fr. James also appreciates drink complementary snacks and any non-alcoholic beverage you would like to share with him and each other.


Wednesday September 11th - Holy Cross Day (transferred from Sep. 14th) will be celebrated with our normal midweek services followed by a dine-out or rehearsal for the Sep. 15th Community Concert.


Sunday September 15th - Sunday School for young children resumes and is planned to continue every other week or 2 Sundays per month for the near future.  New students (and their families) are always welcome.  Carolyn Grimes leads instruction during the first part of the Mass and the class joins us for the rest of our service at "the peace."

The Morrison Community Choir will perform "A Tapestry of American Music: Songs that Unite Us" today at 3:00pm at the Morrison United Methodist Church.  Fr. James, Nancy and Marc are part of this event and the music is both sacred and secular.  A free-will offering will be collected to benefit the work of the Morrison Ministerial Council and the Morrison High School Music Department.

St. Barnabas Guild is also scheduled for today.  Stand by for future updates.


Wednesday September 18th - Saint Matthew the Apostle (transferred from Sep. 21st) will be celebrated with our usual Wednesday night services.  The Vestry will meet after Mass at 6:30pm in the Undercroft.  Vestry meetings at St. Anne's Parish are open to all members. 


Wednesday September 25th - The Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels (transferred from Sep. 29th) will be celebrated at our daily offices and with Mass at 5:30pm as usual.  A dine-out at a local eat and drink establishment is likely to follow the service.


Sunday September 29th - Sunday School for young children will be held today during Mass.  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.