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St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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PARISH CALENDAR
Thursday May 20
12:00 pm – Al-Anon (open to the public)
Friday May 21
Parish Office Closed
6:00 pm – You’re in Recovery Meeting (open to the public)
Saturday May 22
Parish Office Closed
Sunday May 23
8:00 am – Holy Eucharist
9:30 am – Holy Eucharist
11:15 am – Vestry Meeting 
Monday May 24

Tuesday May 25
11:00 am – Al-Anon 4th Step
12:00 pm – Al-Anon (open to the public)
7:30 pm – AA (open to the public)
Wednesday May 26
11:30 am – Holy Eucharist
12:00 pm – AA (open to the public)
6:45 pm – Boy Scouts
Thursday May 27
12:00 pm – Al-Anon (open to the public)
Friday May 28
Parish Office Closed
6:00 pm – You’re in Recovery Meeting (open to the public)
Saturday May 29
Parish Office Closed
Sunday May 30
8:00 am – Holy Eucharist
9:30 am – Holy Eucharist
Sunday’s Main Altar flowers are given in memory of
 
Noah Sorensen
By
Gary & Theresa Sorensen
 
Sunday’s Side Altar flowers are given in memory of

Our Son Jeff Derrico on his birthday May 24

By
Gayle & Don Campbell
 


Next Sunday’s Main Altar flowers are given in memory of

Bertram S. Willitts
By
Gerald R Snyder


Next Sunday’s Side Altar flowers are given in memory of      

Stephen & Emma Terplak and Anthony & Sylvia Re

By

Wayne Satas
Parish News
 

Upcoming Weekday Eucharist
11:30 am (Side Altar)


Wednesday 5/26        Wednesday 6/9
 
Wednesday 6/2      Wednesday 6/16
 
Looking forward with hope:  It is our prayer and hope that by Sunday, July 4 we will be able to return to a more normal life of worship here.  On that date, we are looking forward to bringing back the ministries that have been suspended (acolyte, elements, nursery, healing team, chalice bearer, etc.).  We also hope to resume coffee hour that Sunday as well.  In preparation for that date, we would like to ask you to prayerfully consider volunteering to provide food for coffee hour and to sign up for the variety of ministries that serve the parish each Sunday. Sign ups for both coffee hour and the ministries are available in the parish hall.  We ask all current volunteers and new volunteers sign up by Sunday, May 16.  We will be scheduling orientation and training in June for all volunteers.

Collection for those in need:  Many low-income households are in need of items that cannot be purchased with SNAP benefits (food stamps.) Among these items are feminine hygiene products and diapers for children and adults. The collection will take place on the first Sunday of each month, St. Ann's will begin accepting donations of these items for distribution to Social Services, who will deliver them to those in need. Your help is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions please contact Deacon Mary Carol.

Reminder:  Please sit in every other pew.  A six-foot social distance should be maintained, and face coverings are required at all times.  Please use hand sanitizer upon entering and before Communion. Please place your offering in the plate in the back of the church.
 
Can we pray for you? Visit our website to submit your prayer request or to sign up to receive the prayer line emails.
 
Altar Flower Memorials: Would you like to have your loved ones remembered at our Sunday Services? The cost of the main altar memorials is $50 and the side altar is $35.  There is an opening for the main altar on 6/27.  There are side altar openings on 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/29, 9/12, 9/19, 11/28, 12/5, and 12/26.  Please contact the parish office to provide the date and names you that you would like.  Multiple memorials are accepted for any given date.
 

Parking Permits: Please remember to display your parking permit at all times while in the church lot. If you are in need of a new permit please contact the parish office. The parking regulations are posted in the parish hall.

 

Easily donate your redeemable bottles and cans to St. Ann’s in three easy steps:
  1. Pick up a green Clynk bag from the back of the church
  2. Fill the bag with your redeemable bottles and cans
  3. Scan and return the bag to Hannaford

Please Pray Daily For:

                   
Fr. Neal, his family, and his leadership of the parish.  
That we may boldly and wisely proclaim the Gospel to reach those who don't know Christ and welcome them here to worship with us.
That the members of the parish may come to know Christ more deeply, live lives empowered by the Holy Spirit, and join us in worship.

The Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:
May 2021 Daily: For the Standing Committee and for Holiness of life in every Episcopalian

23             The Day of Pentecost – Principal Holy Day
24        St. Margaret’s Church, Margaretville
25             Trinity Church, Lansingburgh – The Rev’d Desmond Francis
26             St. Luke’s, Mechanicville – The Very Rev’d Marshall Vang, The Rev’d Lynne Curtis
27             For Bishop Moses and the Diocese of Maridi on the 3rd anniversary of his enthronement
28             Grace Church, Mohawk
The Rev’d Roy VanDermark, The Rev’d Joseph Gary Norman
29             St. Hubert’s by the Lake, Lake Pleasant – The Rev’d Cn Robert Limpert
30             TRINITY SUNDAY
The Rev’d William Clark
31             Memorial Day – Remember the servicemen and servicewomen who died in service to the United States of America

St. Ann's Prayer List:  Angel, Adam, Angelique, Ashley, Ann, Allen E, Adam, Andrea, Barbara, Becky,  Bill, Brianna, Brayden, Brenda, Beverly, Bob, Brian, Bonnie, Colleen, Charlene, Carmella,  Christine  Chad, Carol, Cynthia, Caleb ,Doug, Darrin, Danny, Debbie, Dee, Deanna, Diane, Davina, Dave, Donte, Elva, Eric, Emily, Geoff, Gino, Gina, Harry,  Isaiah, Jonathan, Jerry, Jeff, Joseph, Joyce, John, Joe, Jeanne, Jennifer, JoAnne, Joan, Jim, Jeannette, Jean, Kathy, Kelly, Kitty, Kim, Kailee, Lee, Louie, Linda, Lori, Lynne, Leila, Margaret, MaryAnn, Mackenzie, Morton, Meghan, Matthew, Marsha, Marie, Mason, Mother Sally, Mother Nancy, Noah, Neil, Paul, Patti, Richard, Raiden, Robert, Robin, Roy, Rebecca, Sister Gabriel, Silvia, Stephanie, Stacy, Seth, Sandy, Shirley, Sheila, Sue, Scott, Tracy, Tim, Tony, Tom, Terplak Family, Vern, Vanna, William, The Boy Scouts, All Militaries

Please pray for our partners in ministry: The Anglican Parish of Tyendinaga –The Revs. Rod & Lisa Brant Francis; The Jesus Film Project – Zach and Shannon; Alpha Pregnancy Care Center; Christ the King Spiritual Life Center; The Cathedral of All Saints; For fruitfulness and blessing in all the churches of the greater Amsterdam area.

Please pray for the other churches of the Western Mohawk Deanery: Church of the Good Shepherd, Canajoharie – Mtr. Virginia Ogden; Grace Church, Cherry Valley – Fr. Kyle Grennen; St. Peter’s Church, Fourth Lake – Fr. Neal Longe and Dcn. Denise Moore; Christ Church, Herkimer – In Transition; St. Augustine’s Church, Ilion– In Transition; St. John’s, Johnstown – Mtr. Laurie Garramone; St. Huberts of the Lakes Church, Lake Pleasant –Fr. Robert Limpert; Emmanuel Church, Little Falls – Fr. Jack Whritenour; Grace Church, Mohawk – In Transition; St. John’s Church, Richfield Springs – In Transition; St. Mary’s Church, Springfield Center – Fr. Kyle Grennen.
Lay Ministers: Sunday, May 23
 
Altar Guild:  Linda Tatro
 
8:00 AM
Lector:  Jeff Newell
Intercessor:  Kitty Newell
Healing Prayer:  Deacon
 
9:30 AM
Greeter:  Don Tatro
Lector:  Elaine Santiago 
Intercessor:  Dave Mello
Healing Prayer:  Deacon & Tim Munn
Counters: Gary Sorensen & Ismael Santiago 
 
 
Lay Ministers: Sunday, May 30
 
Altar Guild:  Debbie Smith

8:00 AM
Lector : Allison Elliott
Intercessor:  Debbie Smith
Healing Prayer:  Deacon & Kitty Newell
 
9:30 AM
Greeter:  Gary Sorensen
Lector:  David Mello
Intercessor:  Deacon
Healing Prayer:  Deacon & Christine Munn
Counters:  Tim Munn & Kathy Hazzard 
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The Very Rev. Neal P. Longe, Rector
37 Division Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 842-2363

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