Announcements for Sunday September 22nd.

Announcements for Sunday September 22nd.

Announcements – 18th Sunday after Pentecost

September 22,  2013



What is Episcopal Cursillo? There are several folks here at St. Andrew’s who have made a Cursillo Weekend at our Bishop Claggett Center. In a quick “nutshell”; Cursillo is one of the many ways for folks to grow in their spiritual relationship and walk with Christ. Today, after our 9:00  worship; parishioner Liz Brodell and  Deacon John, will talk about  Cursillo.

Evening Prayer Rite I  – Wednesday:  Contemplative prayer at 5:45 P.M. Evening Prayer Rite I – 6:00 PM.  Healing and Unction at 6:30 P.M.

St. Andrew’s T-Shirts: Taking orders now. Sweatshirts coming soon.  Fr. Steve, Melanie, and Pat Kauffman are working on a design for the sweatshirts. The sweatshirts will be embroidered. At this time; there is a desire among some people to get zip-up style hoodie sweatshirts. Anyone having any input? Please talk to Melanie or Patty. We need a minimum order of 12 t-shirts before we order more.

Clear Spring Fall Festival – Oct. 4th & 5th: The 1st Annual Clear Spring Fall Festival is October 4th & 5th. There are plenty of activities, including Food!  This event is sponsored by the Clear Spring High School FFA & FFA Alumni. See Fliers and Kent Reid for complete information.

C.R.O.P. Walk:  Our annual C.R.O.P. sponsored by the Church World Services and our local congregations, is only 2 weeks away (Oct. 6th). Please sponsor a walker at St. Andrew’s. The walkers will meet at the entrance to the Western Maryland Rail/Trail, Big Pool parking lot on Sunday October 6th at 1:00 PM. This year is St. Andrew’s obligation to feed the walkers at St.. Paul’s Methodist Church, Big Pool. The walkers who choose to eat after the walk, will start flowing into the fellowship  room at St. Paul’s around 3 -3:30. Please talk to Elizabeth Miller if you

want to walk or help with feeding the walkers.

St. Francis Blessing of the Pets Service: The Annual St. Francis  Blessing of the Pets Service this year; will be on Sunday October 6th at 6:30 PM. The service is set back 1/2 hour this year do to our obligation to furnish food at the C.R.O.P. walk. The service will be held in Perry Hall and outside for those who may bring a horse or mule. Fr. Steve also does prayers for those who have ashes or pictures of their deceased pets.            PLEASE – NO SNAKES!!


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