Parish News

St. Michael’s E-Missal

May 23, 2017

Wednesday, May 24

  • 6:00 p.m.  NO Healing/Eucharist Service
  • 6:30 p.m.  Knitting Group
  • 6:30 p.m.  Lectio Divina
  • 7:30 p.m.  Choir Practice

Thursday 10:00 a.m. Bible Study and 11:00 a.m. Healing Eucharist Service have ended for the summer.

Litergy Leadership Festival

The Diocesan Litergy Leadership Festival will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at St. Paul’s Cathedral.  This year training and certification for Eucharistic  Ministers, Visitors, Acolytes, and Thurifers is being offered.  A number of other training sessions are also available.  See the flyer at the end of this message, and contact Donna in the office no later than 28 May, if you are interested in any of this training.  St. Michael’s will pay for this training. 

Donna at:  321-8951 or

Wise Women Luncheon

All women in the church are invited to our next Wise Women luncheon on Saturday, May 27th, at 11:30 AM.  Rosemary Ford will be hosting the luncheon in the in-gathering space at the church, and she would appreciate any volunteers to co-host.  If you are able to bring a dish to share, we will all enjoy it; but if not, please still join us for the fellowship and lunch.  Please contact Sherry Sparks, 405-823-6020, with any questions.

SOAR (Singles Outreach and Resource)

St. Michael’s SOAR  group meets for lunch one Sunday a month immediately following the 11:00 a.m. service. Our next gathering will be Sunday, May 28th, at Blackbird Gastropub located at 575 S. University, Norman.  Guests, friends, family, neighbors and couples are always welcome to join in this lunch fellowship. If you have questions about SOAR or would like to RSVP, please contact Paula Magarian at  or  Rita Akin at

Choral Evensong Sunday, May 28

The Choir of St. Michael’s and the St. Cecilia Guild will offer Evensong in commemoration of Bede the Venerable, monk and church historian, Sunday, May 28th  at 5:00 p.m.  A reception will follow, with a brief presentation by Dr. Roberta Magnussen of the OU History Department on the life and work of Bede.  Please mark your calendars and plan to be with us for this gathering.

 Offices will be closed, Monday, May 29th.

ECW Meeting

We have an ECW meeting coming up on Sunday, June 4 at 12:30 pm, in the in-gathering space. Please bring a cold dish to share and we’ll dine pot-luck style. If materials are available, we’ll stay for a couple of hours after the meeting finishes to make scarves for the Christmas dinner.  All women of St. Michael’s are invited to attend.  


SCRIP orders are due again on June 4th.  If you are not familiar with the SCRIP program, contact Amy Gardner, Melissa Gray, or Donna Young for information.