The Small Church with the Big Heart!

April 20, 2017, Vol. 114

Weekly Calendar

Sunday, April 23
Choir practice: 8:30a
Holy Eucharist:  10:00a

Tuesday, April 25  
Vestry Meeting, 8:30a
Angel Hands 10:00a-12:00a

Wednesday, April 26
HE and Healing Service at 12:00p
 


Sharing Faith Dinner at Advent- June 1st - Save the Date

Priscilla Condon is Advent's Coordinator for this event.  Save the date and be on the look for more details as June 1st draws near. 


Please Keep in your Prayers... 
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Carol and John Waller, Jeanne and Charlie Keenan, Jerry Fuller, Hank Mudgett, Priscilla Condon. Charlotte Befay, Margaret Scott, Nancy Dickerson, Jackie and Malcolm Tuthill, Byran Rider, Diane Weith,Cameron McLaughlin, Renee McLaughlin, Linda Antone,  Kay Clapp, Rylee Hale, Jerry Cogdell, Bruce Teare, Glennie Massey, The Cuggages
 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

April Birthdays   
Jeanne Keenan (04-06)
Paul Condit (04-08)
Linda Alumbaugh (04-14)
Kathy Cunningham (04-14)
Kate McMullen (04-14)
Jana Graves (04-24)
Bunny Gamble (04-26)
Cooper McDonald (04-28)
Grave McDonald (04-29)
 
No April  Anniversaries   

Ministry Schedule 

April 23
April 30

Greeter & Usher:   
Pamela & Paul LaBrosse
 Donna Ellis & Cheryl Josephson
Eucharistic Minister
Kenny Lomers
John Corbett
Lector: 
Billy Cunningham
Warren Josephson
Prayers of the People:
Kathy Cunningham
Priscilla Condon
Oblationer:
Janet Gilmore
Marilyn McGuane




Please note:  If you are unable to make your scheduled day, please find a substitute or call the office.
A Bit of Humor from Rachael
     Thought for the day: Whoever said there is no such thing as a stupid question has never worked in customer service.
 
 
    One of my daughter's wedding presents was a toaster oven.
 
Soon after the honeymoon, she and her husband tried it out. Almost immediately, smoke billowed out of the toaster.
 
"Get the owner's manual!" my daughter's husband shouted.
 
"I can't find it anywhere!" cried my daughter a short time later.
 
"Oops!" came a voice from the kitchen. "Well, the toast is fine, but the owner's manual's burned to a crisp."
 
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A salesman, tired of his job, gave it up to become a policeman. Several months later, a friend asked him how he liked his new role.
 
"Well," he replied, "the pay is good and the hours aren't bad, but what I like best is that the customer is always wrong."    
 
 




The Mission Statement of the Episcopal Church of the Advent is to provide opportunities for worship, fellowship, joy, spiritual growth and community service, all for the love of God.

Vestry, Church Staff and Diocese

Vestry
Jean Ray - Sr. Warden
Kenny Lomers - Jr. Warden
Kathy Cunningham - Vestry Clerk
Don Lewis
Gloria Sims
Sandy Dorsett

 
Church Staff and Treasurer
The Rev. Mark W. McDonald - Vicar

Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast
The Rt. Rev. J. Russell Kendrick

Episcopal Church of the Advent | 12099 County Road 99, Lillian AL 36549  | 251-961-2505 | episcopal@gulftel.com | www.AdventLillian.org
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