E-Bulletin for the Sunday Next Before Advent (November 20, 2016)

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Welcome to the Church of St. Andrew and
St. Margaret! If you are visiting today, please join us for coffee downstairs after the service.


Tuesday at Noon – Holy Communion.
Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. – Bible Study.
Wednesday at Noon – Holy Communion and anointing for healing.
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. – Diaconate Studies.

Thursday at 10:00 a.m. – Thanksgiving Day Service

Sunday School is taught in the Rectory at 10:30 a.m.

Salvation Army Food Bank: Food collection is today. Pasta is needed.

Next Vestry Meeting: Monday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m., in the undercroft.

Next Men’s Breakfast: Saturday, December 17 at 8:30 a.m. in the undercroft,.

Thanksgiving Day (24th): Morning Prayer and Sermon at 10, Bob Boyd leading and preaching. Come join us before food and football begin. Remember, Alexandria has the annual Turkey Trot 5-miler beginning at 9:00 and many Del Ray Streets will be closed. Use Route 1 (Jeff Davis Highway) to Monroe St., straight to the church.

St. Andrew’s Day, Wednesday, November 30, will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m. with the Kirkin of the Tartans, Bagpiper, Scottish Fiddling and, as usual, a reception following service. Please sign up on the sheet in the Parish Hall to bring something for the reception. Please invite your neighbors and friends.

The annual Christmas Caroling will take place on Friday, December 16, beginning in the undercroft at 6:00 p.m. and going around Del Ray. This is a family activity. Also bring your canine (if friendly and controllable)!

Poinsettias for Christmas Display: For those that wish to donate poinsettias for our Christmas display (in Memory of, or in Thanksgiving for), contribution forms are available in the Narthex. Please submit form(s) and check by Sunday, Dec. 18th.

It’s almost time to deck the hall! The Flower Guild will need volunteers with our Christmas decorations starting at 9 a.m. on December 23rd. Please contact

Please pray for the intentions of those here present and for those suffering physical, mental or spiritual illness or distress. Paul Grisetti; Mirta Mullis; Cecelia Gyimah; Carol Stanton; Richard Heintze; Cherry Carnell; Mary Cox and family; Cheri Stanton; John Finerty; Ginger Rhodes; Lucia Abell; Paul Mullis; Jay Gould; Leslie Cahoon; Ron Melara; Connie Williams; Jen and David Narkevicius; Shelley Galbraith; Melissa Spicer; Justin Woldeck; Shawn Lenhart; the Ridley Family; Ben Browning; Susan and Douglas Smith; Kathleen Hines; Connie Grisetti; David D’Agostino; Catherine Merlo; Diana Peyton; Tyler Roddy; Nina Harllee; Andrew Roddy; Bob Phillips; Gregory and Debra; Alex Schultis; Paul Rimmer; Zachary Gilmer; Dante Guanlao; the Bill McCausland Family; Jody Baldwin; Perry Dellestatious; the Reede Taylor Family; Michelle; Emily Taylor; Kailee J. Miles; and Dave Hogenson.


The Altar Flowers are given to the Glory of God
and in Loving Memory of her Grandmother Anastasia and
her Father George N. Dimitrov by A. Moser