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October 10, AD 2018

WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEK

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAINT JAMES':
Low Mass at 5:30pm
Supper at 6:00pm—  Catered by Big Jakes
Classes, activities and adult choir at 6:30pm.

In the Adult Class:  LESSER KNOWN BOOKS OF THE BIBLE—This week: Jude

FRIDAY MORNING:
Low Mass at Cornerstone at 10:30 am.

THE XXI SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018
Low Mass at 8am.
Christian Education for all ages at 9 am.
Sung Mass at 10am
Nursery provided from 9am onwards.

In the adult class:
THE SUPPER OF THE LAMB—Reading the Book of Revelation through the Church Fathers.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND ITEMS OF PARTICULAR NOTE

    
ALL SAINTS’ MUSIC SPONSORSHIPS.  We are planning to have strings at the 10AM Mass of All Saints’ (Nov 4), one of four times a year we have strings.  If you can help underwrite the music please use one of the Discretionary Fund envelopes in the pews, and clearly mark your intentions on the envelope.  You may give the gift of music in honor of someone living, or in memory of someone departed.  Names will be listed in the bulletin. 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS: 
  • Monday, October 15th: ST JAMES’ VESTRY MEETS
     
  • Thursday, October 18th: ATLANTA VESTRY MEETS
     
  • Saturday, October 20th: ATLANTA MASS at 5:00pm
     
  • Sunday, October 21st: EYC SERVICE PROJECT, 4:30pm
     
  • Thursday, October 25th: SJDS BOARD MEETS at 5:30pm
     
  • Wednesday, October 31:NO MASS, MEAL or CLASS
     
  • Saturday, November 3rd: SJDS 70th ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI HOMECOMING & GALA.

     Details and registration is here: https://www.stjamesdayschool.org/
     
    That weekend also happens to be the Feast of All Saints’, and we will have our customary Mexican lunch in the Great Hall after Mass.The preacher at the 10am Mass will be Fr David Madison, Executive Director of the Southwest Association of Episcopal Schools.

     
  • Sunday, November 4th, The Feast of All SaintsGUEST PREACHER Fr David Madison, Executive Director of the Southwest Association of Episcopal Schools at the 10am Mass (part of SJDS 70th Anniversary Celebrations).  Mexican lunch to follow in the Great Hall.
     
  • Saturday, November 10th: ATLANTA MASS at 4pm.
     
  • Wednesday, November 7th: SJDS Veterans Day Observance at 8:30am.
     
  • Sunday, November 11th, Remembrance Sunday and commemoration of all faithful departed.
     
  • Wednesday, November 14th: PUB THEOLOGY.Dr Elizabeth Kincaid—The Advent reflections of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
     
  • Wednesday, December 12th: LAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT before Christmas recess.
     
  • Tuesday, December 18th, SJDS Advent Candlelight Service I
     
  • Wednesday, December 19th, SJDS Advent Candlelight Service II
PARISH NOTICES

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK:
Bennie Phillips, Frank Delk (9), Suzanne Hackett (11), Polly Megason, David Rodgers (13).

CELEBRATING ANNIVERSARIES: 
Todd & Michelle Shores (7), Preston & Christy Worsham (9).

WEEKLY HOUSEHOLD PRAYERS:  
Candy Stevens Smith
 

REST ETERNAL
Rest Eternal grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Billy Hackett, buried from the parish church on Monday.

Anniversaries of death falling this week:
Elizabeth Migues, 2008; Billy Bowden, 2012; Stanley Jones, 2016; Jennie May Varnon, 2012; Tevis Burns, 2000; John Fountoulakis, 2011.
 
 
LAY SERVER SCHEDULE
 
THOSE WHO SERVE October 14th
Pentecost XXI
Reader 8am Jim Wilson
C.B. 8am Joe Doss Phillips
C.B. 10:00am Keith Maynard
Alan Pearce
Acolytes
10:00am
Cædmon Kyles
Erica Stanley
Norah Jordan
Henry Kyles
Zoe Montano
Davis Crouch
Reader 10am Megan Schroeder
POP 10am Michelle Shores
Children’s LOTW Carter Adams
+ EYC
S.S. Snacks Susie Davis
 
Ushers 10am
Josh Burks
Greg Davis
John Delk
Tom Coleman
Altar Guild Team 2
Household Week Jackie Smith
Vestry
Lock Up
Phillip Jordan
Scott Robertson
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION NOTICES
 
EACH SUNDAY CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD.  Children ages 4 through grade 3 are invited to attend Children’s Liturgy of the Word during the first portion of the 10:00 service. The children process to the chapel for a service conducted by a lay adult. The Liturgy of the Word is a “child friendly” service with prayers, singing and a reading of the gospel followed by a short homily. The children rejoin their parents at the Peace.
 
PARISH GROUPS AND ACTIVITIES

THE FLOWER DONOR CHART is in the Narthex (porch) to sign-up to give flowers in memory or in thanksgiving of a loved one, or you may call or e-mail Martha Bean at 903-547-6911 – e-mail wpmvb@windstream.net .  The cost is still just $35 per donor, per Sunday.  What a great way to honor or remember those who are important in our lives!

THE ROSARY GROUP meets on Tuesdays at 10am to pray the “Bible on a String.” Come join us.  For more information, contact Lova at lova@cableone.net

THE DAUGHTERS OF THE KING is an Order for Episcopal women founded in 1885.  We are a prayer and service group who meets once a month.  We regularly take part in worship, study, and aid our Clergy as asked.  If you are interested in more about us, please call or e-mail Lova Wile (903-832-2533  lova@cableone.net ), Tammy Cowdery (903-277-2148 cowdery@txkusa.org ), or Gail Crisp (903-838-0942 gjcrisp@cableone.net )
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