Posts made in June, 2018

Intercessory Prayer

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Intercessory Prayer   Did you know that you often leave an important part of your relationship with God behind when you leave the Sunday bulletin in the pew after the service?  During the service, we offer a brief “blanket” prayer for those who have asked that we intercede with the Lord on their behalf.  But that prayer is indeed brief. God wants us to pray for others because intercessory prayer reflects God’s own character of outgoing love and mercy. God wants us to think like He does, and praying for others helps us to think beyond ourselves and to grow in...

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Personal Care Items Needed

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Personal Care Items Needed Sundays in June and July we are once again receiving donations of personal care items for our Malachi community. During the Sunday service as you come to receive communion, offer a gift of: Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant , Toothpaste , Toothbrush, Lotion, and Nail clippers Deacon Postulant Victoria Jarvis has offered a beautiful service of foot and hand massage on Wednesdays. This service opened a window into how needed and appreciated personal care is. Bring your hotel soaps from your travels, buy an extra shampoo when you buy your family...

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Do You Need a Name Tag?

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Do You Need a Name Tag?   For the past several Sundays, Fr. Dick has reminded us to wear our name tags. Wearing your name tag is a kindness to others and a form of hospitality. If you do not have a name tag, please sign your name on the Name Tag sign-up sheet located on the information table in the narthex. Name tags are made weekly and clipped to the name tag screen. Name tags are organized by the first letter of your last name. Please don’t forget to return your name tag to the name tag screen before you...

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Stay & Play Cookout

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Stay & Play Cookout Sunday, June 24, 2018   Summer is a time for all to have fun and St. Patrick’s knows how to have fun! Please stay after the 10:30am service and enjoy time together. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, and some fun lawn...

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Making Cards for Fort Stewart Detention Center, El Refugio

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Making Cards for Fort Stewart Detention Center, El Refugio   Last Year, ten members of St. Patrick’s visited Stewart Detention Center with John Ray.  This Detention Center, in Lumpkin, GA., was built as a prison but operates as a privately owned detention center for immigrants. Most of the 2,000 or so men are there by reason of trying to come into the United States or driving without a license (because they are not allowed to have a license.) They are from all places of unrest and speak English, French and Spanish. El Refugio, a welcoming house for families of immigrants in...

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