The Episcopal Church of St. Anne ​​



 February Calendar with rota

 Lent & Holy Week Schedule

​March Calendar with rota




February & March 2024 Highlights


We continue to collect personal hygiene and cleaning supplies for the Morrison Charitable Food Pantry to supplement their mission to feed the hungry.  Fr. Janes will deliver the collected items to the Food Pantry on the first Wednesday of every month.  A donation box for such items is in the back of the church.  Please be generous and help these people in great need.  Food items are not needed, but appreciated.


Sunday February 25th- The Second Sunday of Lent will be celebrated with Low Mass at 9:30am with our beloved supply priest Fr. Tom Lamb.

Tuesday  February 27th - No Chair Yoga today. Text Becky for details or more information at 815-718-3699.

Our Lenten Study is on-line (again) this year as we participate in Lent Madness studying the lives of the Saints, and picking our favorites at www.lentmadness.org (just press the red button).  Our review of the standings and a discussion of our findings and inspirations will occur each Tuesday morning at 10am via Zoom (except as noted on Monday March 4th) during Lent.  Contact Fr. James if you are interested in participating.



Wednesday February 28th - No Wednesday services while Fr. James is on vacation.  


Sunday March 3rd - The Third Sunday of Lent will be celebrated with Low Mass  at 9:30am, Fr. Tom Lamb officiating.  Today is also the first Sunday of the month and time for coffee hour and fellowship after Mass at 10:30am in the Undercroft.  We will have coffee and breakfast pizza plus whatever else you would like to bring.  This will be our opportunity to bid farewell and god-speed to Fr. Tom and to express our gratitude in allowing Fr. James and Nancy some much needed time off and to be with their families.


Monday March 4th - Note the change in schedule - Lenten Study at 10:00am via Zoom has been rescheduled for today to allow Fr. James to begin his journey home tomorrow.

Tuesday March 5th - No Chair Yoga today.

Wednesday March 6th -  No services this evening - Fr. James and Nancy returning home from their vacation and should be back tomorrow.


Friday March 8th - Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be held at 4:30pm followed by a fish fry dine-out for those who wish to participate.

Sunday March 10th - The Fourth Sunday in Lent will be celebrated with Low Mass at 8:00am, and Sung Mass at 9:30am. After the 9:30 service Rosanne Johnson will host a special coffee hour at 10:30am in the Undercroft honoring Allan Johnson and his 85th birthday.  All are welcome to join Rosanne in wishing Allan a happy birthday and to enjoy some good food and fellowship.

Tuesday March 12th - No Chair Yoga today.  Lenten Study at 10:00am via Zoom.

Wednesday March 13th -  We will honor James Theodore Holly, Bishop with Evening Prayer at 5:00pm, and Low Mass at 5:30pm  A dine-out after Mass is anticipated. ​

Friday March 15th - Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be held at 4:30pm followed by a fish fry dine-out for those who wish to participate.

Sunday March 17th - The Fifth Sunday in Lent  will be celebrated with Low Mass at 8:00am, and Sung Mass at 9:30am. 

Tuesday March 19th - Chair Yoga with Becky West in the Undercroft 9:00am.  Lenten Study at 10:00am via Zoom.

Wednesday March 20th - We will celebrate the feast of St. Joseph (transferred from Mar. 19) with Evening Prayer at 5:00pm, and Low Mass at 5:30pm.  The Vestry will convene after Mass at 6:30pm in the Undercroft for their monthly meeting which is open to all members.


Sunday March 24th - The Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday)  will be celebrated with Low Mass at 8:00am, and Sung Mass at 9:30am including the Liturgy of the Palms and reading of the Passion Gospel at both services.
Tuesday in Holy Week - Chair Yoga with Becky West in the Undercroft 9:00am and final Lenten Study at 10:00am via Zoom.

Wednesday in Holy Week - Evening Prayer at 5:00pm, and Low Mass at 5:30pm  A dine-out after Mass is anticipated.

Maundy Thursday - Solemn Mass with music at 5:30pm followed by The Watch.  A sign up sheet is posted.

Good Friday - End of The Watch and Stations of the Cross at 9:00am.  Morrison Minister's Council Cross Walk at 12:15pm.  Veneration of the Cross and Mass of the Pre-sanctified at 5:30pm.

Holy Saturday - The Great Vigil of Easter at 5:30pm beginning with The Lighting of the New Fire.


Sunday March 31st Easter Sunday - The Sunday of the Resurrection  will be celebrated with Low Mass at 8:00am, and Sung Mass at 9:30am.