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Backpacks for Malachi’s Storehouse

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

Malachi’s Storehouse  is excited to announce that the time has come to collect backpacks with school supplies! Every year we collect and distribute several hundred backpacks to help our clients’ children get ready to go back to school. Every school-aged child, no matter their socio-economic level, should have the tools necessary to start school ahead of the game and Malachi’s has been supporting this effort for 10 years! Our distribution date is Wednesday, July 26 during our regular food pantry hours of 11 am to 3 pm. How...

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Peace, Pajamas, and Patrick in August

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

  Peace Pajamas and Patrick, every Sunday in August from 5:00-7:00 PM. We will gather for a meal, experience the Saint Patrick’s Dinner Theater and then break into groups (children, youth and adults) to explore some of the stories of Abraham. All ages are invited and encouraged to attend, nursery will be available. Let Sunday evenings compliment Sunday mornings! Come back to St. Pat’s (in your pajamas!) enjoy dinner, fellowship, Bible study and Compline. You will be home early and ready for the busy week...

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Pentecost Picnic June 4

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

Pentecost Picnic is Sunday, June 4! Tickets will be on sale in the Narthex after both services this Sunday. What you need to know: – Tickets are $10 per person or $30 per family – please buy in advance! – Please bring a side dish to share!  – Please volunteer to help with the picnic – many hands are needed!     Picnic Volunteer Sign-up  – We’ve switched the main course to chicken, fried and rotisserie! – Bring your bathing suits – the slip and slide is coming!  –...

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Fr. Dick’s Sabbatical

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

Sabbatical… A time for Listening and Renewal   Listen. Fr. Dick Game This May, Fr. Dick will take a Sabbatical: a period of time during which someone does not work at his or her regular job and is able to rest, travel, study and listen. Sabbatical is more than a vacation from meetings, budgets, sermons and pastoral needs. It is a time for Fr. Dick to receive spiritual nourishment and to deepen his relationship with God, himself and his family. It is a season of spiritual growth, both for Fr. Dick as well as...

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Holy Week and Easter

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

  HOLY WEEK MONDAY in Holy Week, April 10, Noonday Prayer, Chapel, 12:15 pm TUESDAY in Holy Week, April 11, Noonday Prayer, Chapel, 12:15 pm WEDNESDAY in Holy Week, April 12 12:15 pm Holy Eucharist, Healing Prayer and Anointing, Chapel 7:30 pm Tenebrae, Nave (no meal) THURSDAY in Holy Week, April 13, Maundy Thursday 7:30 pm Holy Eucharist, Foot Washing, Stripping of the Altar, Nave 9:00 pm – 9 am April 14, Vigil at the Altar of Repose, Nave GOOD FRIDAY – April 14 12:00 pm, Good Friday Liturgy, Nave HOLY...

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Raise Our Staff Celebration Potluck March 26

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

We are fast approaching the March 31 finish line and our target for the Raise Our Staff ’17 campaign. Please join us next Sunday, March 26, after the 10:30 a.m. service, for a Celebration Potluck! Your Campaign Committee is providing the barbecue, fried chicken, lemonade and iced tea. You provide the good cheer, an appetite and sides to share (including desserts, please). As you know, our goal is to raise $125,000 by March 31 to fund four staff positions through 2018. We are pleased to report that we have collected $79,000 in payments...

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Stations of the Cross – Fridays in Lent, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

The Stations of the Cross are an ancient pilgrimage that Christians have made for centuries, walking together as we remember the last days of Jesus. In Jerusalem,beginning with the site where Jesus is condemned to death, to the last station, the site that marks where Jesus is laid in the tomb, the Stations invite us to walk with Jesus and each other. Many churches have adopted this practice, recreating the stations within the church building.  Walking the Stations within the church space has become, for many churches, a regular practice...

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Seeing in the Dark: A Lenten Quiet Day March 24 and 25

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

Seeing in the Dark: A Lenten Quiet Day Fri., March 24,  7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sat., March 25, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Often experienced as an “in between time,” a time of darkness, uncertainty, suffering, and even death, Lent is also a time filled with the mystery of transformation – the very transformation that manifests itself in the new life of Easter morning. But in the midst of this in between time it can be difficult to see and so to find our way. Join us as we explore a rich variety of practices that may...

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Whitesides Mountain Hike – Saturday, March 11

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

This is a moderate 5 mile loop with gorgeous views near Highlands, NC. Meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. and plan to be back in Atlanta by 5:00 p.m. Contact Wayne Ware to let him know you’re coming or if you have any questions. Since this hike will be weather permitting, please include your phone number in the email. Since the trail is rocky, wear appropriate footwear. Also, please bring your own food and drink. Parents, please plan to accompany any children under 18. It’s getting to feel like spring! Let’s get back out into...

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Wade in the Water: A Conversation about Holy Baptism

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Parish Life | 0 comments

Wade in the Water: a conversation about Holy Baptism Begins March 12 What is baptism? Who should be baptized? Does baptism actually do anything? What difference does our baptism make in our lives? These are the questions we’ll be considering in our four week series Wade in the Water. While this series is open to all, is it designed with special intent for adults considering baptism, and parents and Godparents who are considering having their children baptized. The four-week series will begin on the second Sunday of Lent (March 12)...

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