The Shamrock
Wednesday, February 7, 2018


    
Reception for Chad Watkins
Sunday, February 11, 2018



Join us in the narthex after the 10:30 AM service 
for a reception  for Chad Watkins where 
we will bid him farewell and Godspeed. 

 
   


        
 Shrove Tuesday 
Pancake Supper
Tuesday, February 13
  6-8 PM

Start your training now 
for Pancake Olympics! 
Winners receive fabulous prizes! 
Olympics start promptly to  7pm.
THIS SUNDAY

QUICK LINKS
The deadline for Shamrocks and bulletin submissions is Monday at 1pm. Send your submission to Cowen at cowen.harter@stpat.net.

Chalice, Cheese and Labyrinth   


Bishop Wright's Visit  


    
Thursdays for Thirsty Souls


Holy Eucharist With Parables: Thursday evening, 7pm, 2/8
Finding your soul thirsty for God midweek?  
Join us for an intimate Holy Eucharist and community as we break open the parables.
    
    
Foyers


2018 Foyers groups are now forming! 
Reserve your place at the table.

Please contact Bill or Diane Rankin at rankin@bellsouth.net.

    
    
Art Lab Open


The art lab will be unlocked for an "Open Studio" each  Saturday  in February from  Noon to 5 PM . There will be those around to give feedback or provide a helping hand to each other as needed. 

Call or email Diane Rankin if interested.


    
St. Patrick's Music Update


As you all know, Music Director Chad Watkins' last day with us is this Sunday, February 11, which is the last Sunday before Lent.  We hope that everyone will join us at 10:30am that day for an exuberant service and sendoff for Chad!

We are pleased to announce that Paul Tate will be directing the choir and instrumentalists through mid-April.  Paul is eager to work with us and welcomes all who are interested to join for rehearsals on Sundays at 9:30am.  He is also planning rehearsals in preparation for Lent and Easter services from 7:15-9pm on the following Wednesdays: 2/28, 3/14 and 3/28.  Please reach out to Paul with any questions...he would love to hear from you!  ptate@charter.net 

    
 
   

Ash Wednesday Services
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  12:15 PM and 7:30 PM (no meal provided)




    
Lenten Quiet Morning
Saturday, February 17
8:30 AM - 12 Noon
Theme: Journey to the Center


Join us for a morning of quiet, labyrinth, song, and space.
Please register by  Sunday, February 11
 (email Mo. Julia at  rev.julia@stpat.net, or leave a note on her door)

  
Sunday, February 25th at 2pm

The Hunger Walk is quickly approaching! Please save the date:  Sunday, February 25th at 2pm.  
Join the Malachi's Storehouse Team here, or simply donate to support our walkers. 

Malachi's is conducting its only fundraiser this month. 
Our goal is $15,000 which will feed our  neighbors for the remainder of the year. 
Every dollar you give allows us to buy food for .16 a pound!   
Thanks for giving so generously!

    
 Lenten Speaker Series: Water in a Dry and Weary Land



    Join us for our Lenten series, "Water in a Dry and Weary Land", as we hear from different  voices about their journeys of creating a way or rule of life that sustains and  refreshes them, in times that are dry and weary.


To view the Lenten brochure, click here

Save the Dates:

CHILDREN - Contact Becky Beal,  becky.beal@stpat.net with questions.

YOUTH - C ontact Liz Beal Kidd,  lizbealkidd@stpat.net  with questions.
  • Happening - February 16-18: For more information, click here  

SUNDAY
Our nursery is available at 8:45 am. All children/youth classes begin promptly at 9:00 am. Adult formation classes begin promptly at 9:15 am.
  
CHILDREN/YOUTH CHRISTIAN FORMATION OFFERINGS:
  • The Nursery - Room 6
  • The Alleluia Class (Kindergarten-2nd Grades) - Room 4A
  • The Agape Class (3rd-5th Grades) - Room 7
  • The Rites of Passage Class (Rite 13: 6th-7th Grades) - Room 12
  • J2A Class (8th-9th Grades) - Room 3
  • YEA (10th-12th Grades) - Room 14
ADULT CHRISTIAN FORMATION OFFERINGS
  • Rector's Forum - Parlor: Join us for a lively discussion. The topic changes weekly. 
  • Scripture Study with Marigold Watson - Room 8: Getting Personal with Scripture.
  • Art Community - Room 15: Doing Art Looking Up. Book making and Visio Divina, along with other opportunities.
  • Dreams - Library - Room 2: Listening to God