First Sunday after Christmas December 31, 2017, A.D.

2018  STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE
Enclosed is a pledge commitment form for the coming year.  If you have not already submitted  your pledge, please complete the enclosed and  place it in the offering or give it to Martha after the service.
Our Vestry is working on the 2018 budget and they need up-to-date information.

CIRCUMCISION OF CHRIST, MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018, 9:30 AM
This festival, kept on January 1 commemorates the Circumcision of Christ, said by St. Luke to have taken place ‘when eight days were accomplished’.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP AT ST. GEORGE’S WILL MEET NEXT THURSDAY,  JANUARY 4, 2018, 1:00-2:00 PM.

NO INTERCESSORY PRAYER  GROUP THE NEXT  TWO THURSDAYS AT NOON.  PRAYER GROUP WILL RESUME ON THURSDAY, JAN . 18TH.

FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 2018, MASS AT NOON PM
The Wise Men came to Bethlehem, led by a star, in search of the Christ Child. The word ‘Epiphany’ is Greek for ‘manifestation,’ to reveal. We, as Christians, celebrate the Epiphany of Christ, when He revealed Himself in history as God Incarnate, God become man, God come among us as one of us. This very important Feast Day of the Epiphany will be celebrated with a Mass on Saturday, Jan. 6th, at Noon.

EPIPHANY PARTY, SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018, AFTER 10:30 AM MASS.
The annual Epiphany party will be celebrated after the 10:30 am service next Sunday on the first Sunday after Epiphany.  It will be great fun with refreshments, an Epiphany cake, and a Pinata.

BIBLE SAFARI RETURNS NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018, 9:25 AM—10:15 AM
The Bible Safari resumes next Sunday with a visit to a prison in Rome, from which St. Paul writes to the church in Philippi.  Please join us for the trip of a lifetime.  It will be life changing and life affirming.  If you have not attended this class before, it is not to late to join.  Class is led by parishioner, David St. John .

REQUIEM FOR BOB FABBRI, THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018, 10:00 AM
A reception follows the service.  Please pray for Bob’s wife, Carol and the family.  To show your kindness and support to the Fabbri family as they grieve the loss of Bob, your attendance would be greatly appreciated.

ACW MEETING, JANUARY 13, 2018, 1:00 PM

HELP  NEEDED IN TAKING DOWN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS, SUNDAY, JAN 7, FOLLOWING 10:30 AM MASS.  CONTACT CAROL DIERICK IF YOU CAN ASSIST

DATES AND TIMES FOR CONFIRMATION CLASSES  TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

DATES TO REMEMBER
Thursday, January 11, 2018  Requiem, Bob Fabbri, 10:00 am
Saturday, January  13  ACW Meeting, 1:00 pm

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
Monday, January 1, 2018  Circumcision of Christ, Mass at 9:30 AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2018  Evening Prayer 5:45 pm, Mass 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 4  GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP 1 PM; NO INTERCESSORY PRAYER GROUP
Saturday, January 6, 2018  Feast of the Epiphany, Mass at Noon.
Sunday, January 7, 2018  Mass 8:00 am and 10:30 am
Sunday School and Nursery during 10:30 am Service
Choir Practice 9:15—10:15 am
Epiphany Party following 10:30 am Mass

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