Announcements for September 14, 2014

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Announcements for September 14, 2014

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Celebrating the Karen people, Sat., Oct. 25, 5:30 to 8 pm

Please join us at Messiah Episcopal Church on Saturday, October 25, from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for an evening of food, stories, music, and dance celebrating the Karen people. There is no charge for the evening. Donations will be requested to help fund Karen ministries at the church, including the expenses of bus transportation on Sunday mornings.

Call the church at 651-698-2590 for further information.

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Safe Church Training, Sat., Sept 20

Safeguarding God’s Children Training, Saturday, September 20, 9 am to Noon
Adult Safe Church Training, Saturday, September 20, Noon to 3 pm
All volunteers who work with children or youth should attend the Safeguarding God’s Children session in the morning if they are not had the training in the past five years.
Vestry, Lay Eucharistic Ministers, Friendly Visitors and others who work in adult ministries should attend the afternoon session.
Call Janice Dames at the church office with questions, 651-698-2590 or email her at j.dames@messiahepiscopal.org.

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Haiti Scholarship Drive

You are invited to contribute funds to cover teachers’ salaries for Epiphanie School at our partner perish in L’Acul, Haiti. The school has 130 to 150 elementary students. Every September for the past 19 years Messiah has raised funds to support the school. You can be a blessing to students and teachers. $105 covers the expenses for one student for a year. $92 pays to the salary of one full-time teacher for a month. Checks may be made out to Messiah with “Haiti Scholarship” written in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to the church or put in the offering plate.

Yen sel nou feb, ansanm nou fo. (Alone we are weak, together we are strong.)

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Men & Women: Identity in Christ, Sat., 10/4 8:30am – 3pm

Men & Women: Identity in Christ, a conference to be held Saturday, Oct. 4, 8:30am to 3 pm. New Testament scholar Dr. Philip B. Payne will lead us towards a deeper understanding of our true identity in Christ as men and women as we journey together towards a deeper understanding of God’s word. Conference fee $25. For further information call the church at 651-698-2590. Complete information and registration form is available in the attachment.Payne Conference Brochure

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Funeral Service for Fr. Ed Wittenburg, Monday, 9/8, 11 am

A Funeral Service for the Rev. Ed Wittenburg will be held at Messiah on Monday at 11am. Fr Ed served as rector from 1977 to 1981. During that time he introduced the concept of spiritual renewal, the healing ministry and contemporary worship music into the life of Messiah–all of which have become vital elements of our spiritual “DNA”. Please keep his wife Diane and all the family in your prayers.

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Announcements for Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Announcements for September 7, 2014

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Announcements for Sunday, August 31, 2014

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Announcements for Sunday, August 31, 2014

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Need help with Coffee Hour

Help welcome people at our church. We need volunteers to help set up for our coffee hour that is held between the 8:30 and 11 am services. Coffee, tea, and bread are all provided. Please sign up on the sheet in the gathering space.

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All Church Picnic, Sunday, Sept 7, 12:30 pm

All are invited to attend Messiah’s annual All Church Picnic following the 11 am service on Sunday, September 7, at 12:30 pm at Wabun Picnic Shelter A (turn left after crossing the Ford Parkway Bridge by Minnehaha Park). Hot dogs, buns, plates, and cups will be provided. Please bring a dish to share. For further information about the picnic call the church at 651-698-2590.

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