Please note: Only 1 service Sunday January 1st at 9:00 AM
New Year's Day Service (Sunday January 1), Circumcision of Christ 9:00 AM, Holy Communion. (for online participation for the services go to: https://www.facebook.com/saintsofscotland/ )
Wednesday at Noon – Holy Communion and anointing for healing
Friday, January 6, Service 12 noon, Epiphany (see below for link for The Collect, The Epistle, & The Gospel)
Next Vestry Meeting – Monday, January 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the church undercroft.
Annual Parish Meeting – Sunday, January 29, 2023 – details soon
Men's Group for January --details next week
2023 Altar Flowers – The 2023 Altar Flower sign-up chart has been posted to the undercroft bulletin board. Please feel free to sign up for the week(s) of your choice. The average cost for altar flower arrangements is $75-$100/week. Thank you!
Donations to the Food Bank and Marih Center are greatly needed. Across the country, crisis pregnancy centers have been attacked or vandalized. The needs are great. Please help with either a goods donation or a monetary donation. You can give through the donation button in this newsletter and use the drop down menu to choose "Charity & Mercy." Thank you.
Please help this month with a food donation if you are able. Christ House is very thankful for the food we provide to them each month. Please also buy low sugar cereals (and not the kid's types that have lots of sugar). Current needs include the following:
• canned meats (chicken, corned beef, spam)
• peanut butter
• canned vegetables (corn, green beans - (regular and low sodium)
• individual fruit cups (low sugar)
• canned fruit (low sugar)
• cereal (low sugar)
• pasta (regular and gluten-free)
• instant potatoes
• Macaroni & cheese kits
• Coffee, cooking oil, flour, sugar
Updated List of Needs for MaRIH Center (crisis pregnancy center)
MaRIH Center with its all volunteer staff has been providing help to mothers-to-be and mothers in need. If you can provide some of the items that are needed, please do so. (You can leave the donations where the food for the food bank is collected on the pew in the undercorft.)
Baby wipes* (an ongoing great need)
Diapers (sizes 1*, 2, 3*, 4, 5*, & 6*)
Diaper rash ointment
(Bold and * are a critical need.)
Clothing for boys and girls (0-6 months)
Sleep Sacks: Girls 0-6 mos.
Socks: Boy/Girl 2T
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