Parish News

December 16, 2015

Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve services will be held at:

          5:00 p.m.           Family service with carols and Eucharist

          7:00 p.m.           Music and Eucharist

          10:30 p.m.         Carols at 10:30 followed by a traditional midnight mass at 11:00

Vestry Meeting

There is no Vestry Meeting scheduled for December 20th.  

Public Speaking Seminar

Oz Alfert will be doing a seminar on public speaking for the youth group Dec 20th at 6:00 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend, especially all lectors.

St. Michael’s Women’s Spiritual Retreat

This annual event will be held January 15 – 17, 2016, at St. Crispin’s Conference Center.  Our spiritual leader for the retreat is the Rev. Janie Kirt Morris.  Registration and payment are due no later than December 24th.  Look in the In-gathering Space for more information and registration forms.   This retreat is open to all women of St. Michael’s and beyond, so invite your friends and relatives.  They are welcome!  These retreats have been a great success since the very beginning.

St. Michael’s Shirts Now on Sale

Cathy Scott has generously offered to take orders for St. Michael’s shirts.  These are the polo’s, long-sleeved denim and pullover jackets with the Episcopal crest and St. Michael’s name on them.  Order sheets will be available in the In-gathering Space starting 13 Dec through 3 Jan.  Order now.

ECW Meeting

There will be an ECW meeting on January 3rd at 12:30 p.m.

Thursday Bible Study and Healing and Eucharist Service

Both the Thursday morning Bible Study and Healing/Eucharist Service will resume on January 7th.

Saturday Prayer/Examen Group

This group will resume meeting on January 9th.

Christian Formation and Youth Group

There will not be any Christian Formation meeting on December 27th nor will the Youth Group meet that evening.  Adult Christian Formation and Youth Group meetings will begin again on January 3rd.  Children’s Christian Formation will have one last rehearsal on January 3rd for the Epiphany Pageant on January 6th.

Oblationers

We are still in need of oblationers for all 11:00 o’clock services.