NOVEMBER 12

The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

 

 

Today at St. Michael's: 

 9:15 a.m. - Bible Study

9:30 a.m. -"Godly Play"  (for children ages 5 to 9)

10:00 a.m. –Holy Eucharist (Rite II) and Sermon

11:15 a.m. – Stewardship Potluck Luncheon in Harte Hall 

                    Come join us for conversation and lunch!

  

  

  • We are grateful you are here with us. Also, a hearty welcome to all newcomers this morning. Thank you for worshiping with us today.
  • Would you like additional information on activities at St. Michael’s? Ask the greeters for a guest card, fill out the card with your contact information and place the card in the offering plate, give it to a greeter, or to Fr. Stowell. 

  • Anyone wishing to place an announcement in the Sunday bulletin should email a notice to Cindy Bohnas by noon on Saturday at krazykitties82@gmail.com 
  • Contributions placed in the container at the coffee hour support the kitchen improvement fund. Would you consider making a thank offering for your coffee? 

 

Today is Stewardship Sunday.  

A letter from Fr. Stowell, along with a pledge card was mailed to all parishioners two weeks ago. Please bring your pledge card to our Stewardship luncheon following today’s service and place it in the designated box. Additional pledge cards (in case you forgot yours) along with Fr. Stowell’s letter are available in the Narthex

  

The Rev. Dr. Robert Flaherty will be assisting us on most Sundays having been approved by Bishop Kirk Smith.  

 We welcome back The Rev. Lee Davis, a retired priest from the Diocese of Alaska. Fr. Davis will be assisting on Sundays while he spends the winter in Arizona.

PRAYER LIST: If you would like someone added to the prayer list, email Cindy Bohnas (krazykitties82@gmail.com) or hand her a slip of paper at church. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS : 

November 12:  Stewardship Potluck Luncheon at 11:15 a.m.

November 19:  Bishop's Committee at 11:15 a.m.

November 23:  Thanksgiving Day

 

PARISH NOTES

 

Prayer List: If you would like someone added to the prayer list, email Cindy Bohnas (krazykitties82@gmail.com) or place a blue Prayer Request form in the black box located in the Narthex.

Thank you to Darlene Sipes for volunteering  to be the facilitator for the Bible Study on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. starting on October 15. All are welcome.

Acolytes are involved in our worship  by carrying the cross and candles during the processional and recessional hymns.  They also participate in Holy Eucharist by assisting the Celebrant.  Calling all acolytes young and old to participate in this ministry. If you are interested contact Fr. Stowell.   

Fr. Stowell formed a group of men who will meet on a regular basis to do minor repairs around the church (painting, plumbing, cleaning, changing light bulbs, etc.) and to enjoy fellowship together (such as a meal or other social activity). The group is called Philip’s Fixers. Our first date is Saturday, October 7 at 9:00 a.m. If you are interested please contact Fr. Stowell during coffee hour or by phone anytime (480-669-1099).  

Women of St. Michael’s News.  There will be a planning meeting of The Women of St. Michael’s on Saturday, November 11, at 12:30.  Lunch will be served. 

A Stewardship Potluck Luncheonwill be held on Sunday, November 12 at 11:15 a.m.  This potluck luncheon will take the place of the regular potluck on November 19. Parishioners are asked to bring their Pledge Cards to the luncheon or mail them in to the church office (P.O. Box 547, Coolidge, AZ 85128) prior to November 12. Pledge Cards were mailed to all parishioners along with a letter from Fr. Stowell.  If you did not receive one or need an additional one, please call the church office at 520/723-3845.

There will be an Al-Anon meeting every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. starting on November 2 in Harte Hall.  For questions, contact Tamra Schuler at 480/290-0777.

 St. Michael's Thrift Shop: There is a sign-up sheet to volunteer to work on a Saturday morning, located in Harte Hall. The shop is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon. 

Calling all knitters and crocheters on Wednesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. to be a part of the new Prayer Shawl Group at the church.  Penny Baker will be facilitating the group.  Bring your yarn, patterns and needles. Contact Penny Baker.

The Women of St. Michael’s are collecting box tops for the local schools. There is a white basket on the sign-up table in Harte Hall. The box tops will be distributed among the schools. 

 Good Samaritan Ministry is currently collecting: hygiene products including sanitizer, soap, shampoo, deodorant, lotion, etc.  Contact: Nancy Salatka.