October
8
2017

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Weekday Liturgies The congregation is invited to attend Evening Prayer on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Church; and the midweek Eucharist held on Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in Saint Mary’s Chapel.

Refresh, Re-energize Yourself!  Come to the Quiet Day! The Daughters of the King are sponsoring a Quiet Day for all interested persons  Saturday, October 14 from 10-3 p.m.  It is not just for members or women; everyone is invited. Fr. Todd will lead a series of meditations on the theme of Forgiveness. Daughters will provide a continental breakfast of bagels and fruit as well as coffee and tea.  Please bring a bag lunch.  There is no cost, but please call the office to register (301 733-2560) so that we will have enough materials for everyone. Do your spirit a favor—come to part or all of the day as your schedule dictates.  For more information, contact Karla Davis or Evvie Williams. 

B9, I21, N39, G43, O72 Bingo! Back by Popular Demand! The Service and Outreach Commission (SOC) will be hosting another round of Basket Bingo on Friday, October 20.   Tickets will be $25 and include a lasagna dinner, dessert, and many games of bingo with opportunities for baskets valued $20 or more.  All proceeds will benefit Service and Outreach Projects. Tickets may be purchased at the Antietam Street entrance after each Sunday service. Inquiries my be directed to Cathy Bushey or Bruce Massey. Please mark your calendars!

Bester School Needs:  Bester School continues to need our help in providing underwear for its young children. The school greatly appreciates all that we've donated in the past and all that we can do now and in the future.  Sizes needed are 4, 6, and 8 for both boys and girls. Please contact Lou Lamb at church or call her at 301-437-5704.  Thank you.

The Reach Cold Weather Shelter: As stated last week, St John's week at the Reach Cold Weather Shelter will be Feb 25th thru March 3rd.  Our co-coordinator is Linda Gray Jones and an awesome cook handling the kitchen detail is Carla Charles.  Thanks ladies for agreeing to assist with this week of great inspiring experiences with our fellow human beings who are looking for us to make a difference in their lives during this week.   More info will follow as we start our first training session on Oct 12th.  The shelter opens on Oct 29th.

Micah’s Backpack Shopping List

Each “backpack” receives the following:

2- Cans of Vegetables – Corn/Green beans

2- Cans of Soup – Tomato/Chicken Noodle

      *Other types of Soups are okay

2 - Boxes of Juice – Must be 100% Juice

1 - Can of Tuna

1 - Can of Chef Boyardee

       *Spaghetti and Meatballs or Ravioli

1 - 24 oz. Can of Apple Sauce

1 - Packet of Instant Oatmeal

2 - Types of Cracker Packets

       *Peanut Butter and Crackers work well

1 - Individually Wrapped PopTart

      *Make sure a box of PopTarts is individually wrapped

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