September Calendar and rota
The Episcopal Church of St. Anne
During Illinois' phase 4 "revitalization" stage from the Coronavirus pandemic we will offer in-person Holy Eucharist Rite II on Sunday mornings at 9:00am and Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm. Virtual services will continue to be broadcast and recordings made available for those who live at a distance, are not well, or at risk. Sunday Virtual Mass will be live streamed at 10:30am and Wednesday Virtual Mass at 6:30pm.
If you are interested in attending St. Anne's virtual services please contact Fr. James at: email@example.com and he will add you to the email invite from GoToMeeting. Youtube video recordings can be viewed at any time - see link on schedule page.
Please also contact Fr. James if you are interested in attending in-person worship. Seating is available by reservation only to comply with phase 4 health restrictions. Please see the health protocol below.
Wednesday September 2nd - We commemorate the Martyrs of New Guinea with in-person Mass at 5:30pm and virtual Mass from the Rectory at 6:30pm.
Saturday September 5th - "International buy a priest a beer day" has become a tradition here at St. Anne's and will be held in the Resurrection (Bier) Garden at 3:00pm. This is our opportunity to show our appreciation for Fr. James, to share a beer with him and perhaps some snacks all while taking the expected health and moderation precautions. Please let Fr. James know if you plan to attend.
Sunday September 6th - The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost will be celebrated with in-person Mass at 9:00am and a virtual Mass from the rectory at 10:30am.
Monday September 7th - We will celebrate the National Holiday of Labor Day with an in-person Mass at 9:00am. There will be no virtual mass today. During this important holiday in the life of our nation we will take the opportunity to thank all essential workers and the fruits of our own labors.
Wednesday September 9th - We will celebrate the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (transferred from the 8th) with our normal in-person and virtual midweek services.
Sunday September 13th - The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost will be celebrated with in-person Mass at 9:00am and a virtual Mass from the rectory at 10:30am.
Wednesday September 16th - Holy Cross Day (transferred from September 14th), our annual celebration of the finding of the true cross by St. Helena, will be celebrated with our normal in-person Mass at 5:30pm, but there will be no virtual service. At 6:30pm we will hold our monthly virtual Vestry Meeting. As all vestry meetings are open to members, you can request a GoToMeeting invite if you are interested in listening in.
Sunday September 20th - The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost will be celebrated with in-person Mass at 9:00am and a virtual Mass from the rectory at 10:30am.
Wednesday September 23rd - We will celebrate the Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle (transferred from the 21st) with in-person Mass at 5:30pm and virtual Mass at 6:30pm.
Sunday September 27th - The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost will be celebrated with in-person Mass at 9:00am and a virtual Mass from the rectory at 10:30am.
Wednesday September 30th - We will celebrate the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (transferred from the 29th) with in-person Mass at 5:30pm and virtual Mass at 6:30pm.
Health protocols for in person worship at the church of St. Anne during COVID-19 Pandemic 7/5/20:
1.Please stay home if you are in an “at risk” people group – attend virtual services.
2.If you do not feel well or are sick, please stay home – attend virtual services.
3.If you have been tested for or have COVID-19, please inform Fr. James in full pastoral confidentiality so that you can receive prayer. Quarantine yourself appropriately and help others avoid contracting the virus.
4.Utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which makes you feel safe and more especially makes others feel safe and comfortable.
Wear a face mask or other face covering.
Avoid physical contact and touching others.
5.Maintain 6-foot minimum physical distancing.
6.Wash hands frequently and utilize hand sanitizer.
7.Be hopeful and positive. We are getting closer to wining the battle against this virus every day.
8.Our help comes from the Lord the maker of heaven and earth.
Please don't forget:
We are in a situation with the Coronavirus that is unprecedented to any other time in our life and it is so important that we keep St. Anne’s in our thoughts and you remain vigilant to continue to give your pledge and donations that are so vital to keep up with our Church operating budget.
Please send your donation to the Church of Saint Anne Attn: Treasurer.
Church of Saint Anne
401 North Cherry Street
Morrison, IL 61270