Church Office and Malachi's Storehouse Closure
, July 4, 2018
The church office and Malachi's Storehouse will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in recognition of Independence Day.
Saturday, July 7, 2018
You are invited to join Foyers as they meet up at
Riverside Park in Roswell. We will have a picnic dinner and listen to an outdoor concert on the river. Diane will go early and set up a table, and stake out and area over on the left side, near the front. Bring your own chair. And be ready to Jazz it up!
The Joe Alterman Quartet will be performing. According to Benny Green, "Joe Alterman Quartet is, for me, absolutely one of the most musically enjoyable, swingingest Jazz pianists who can be heard playing today."
Welcome Nathan Medley!
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Sunday, July 8th will be Nathan's first day with us as Director of Music.
Please join us in welcoming him into our church family. We will celebrate with a reception after the 10:30am service.
Camp Sew & Sew
July 11 - 13, 2018
Camp Sew 'N' Sew is ready and we have a few more spaces.
Do you have a busy summer?
Maybe you can come to just one of the days!
Sixth grade and above meet on
July 11& 12 from 10:00am - 3:00pm.
Second to fifth grades meet on
(with parent) from 9:00am - 12:00 noon.
Bring a lunch, a snack to share, and a machine if you have one!
Please email any questions and your application to:
Do You Need a Name Tag?
For the past several Sundays, Fr. Dick has reminded us to wear
our name tags. Wearing them is a kindness to others and a form of hospitality.
If you do not have a name tag, please sign your name on the sign-up sheet located on the information table in the narthex. Name tags are made weekly and are clipped to the screen. They are organized by the first letter of your last name. Please don't forget to return your name tag to the screen before you leave.
Our Ascending Doves
"Let our prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of our hands as an evening
Many thanks to Becky Beal, her sister "Aunt Libby," Liz, Eli and Charlotte Kidd, and Pat Finlen for hanging our beautiful flock of origami doves, which carry the hopes, blessings and prayers of our Sunday and Wednesday Communities.
Did you know that you often leave an important part of your relationship with God behind when you leave the
bulletin in the pew after the service? During the service, we offer a brief "blanket" prayer for those who have asked that we intercede with the Lord on their behalf. But that prayer is indeed brief. God wants us to pray for others because intercessory prayer reflects God's own character of outgoing love and mercy. God wants us to think like He does, and praying for others helps us to think beyond ourselves and to grow in compassion for others.
We cannot pray honestly for someone else without, at the same time, growing in compassion toward that person in particular, and indeed, toward all suffering people. Through honest prayer, we become more like the God to whom we address those prayers.
We also focus outward, rather than always looking inward, in asking for
love and joy and peace and patience and healing and all the fruit of God's Spirit for His followers.
This Sunday, consider taking the bulletin home with you. Take five minutes during the week (or more) and offer brief (or more detailed) prayers for each person who has a need. Do this on a regular basis, and see what benefit this can have for you, as well as for others. And may the Lord work wonders in your life!
Personal Care Items Needed
Sundays in June and July we are once again receiving donations of personal care items for our Malachi community.
service as you come to receive communion, offer a gift of:
Thanks always for being so giving and generous!
August 24-26, 2018!
Modeled after Cursillo, Walk to Emmaus, and Happening, Discovery is a weekend with activities for all ages, with plenty of opportunity for sharing, learning, building community, singing and fun! At Discovery, you will make new friendships and strengthen your ties to God and your church family. There are two separate offerings: one for adults and YEA, and another for children, Rite 13 and J2A. And while it is an in-house renewal weekend, you will return Friday and Saturday nights to sleep in the comfort of your own bed! Discovery is a gift to you from the Parish. We only ask that you commit to participating the entire weekend. So please mark your calendars, pray about joining us on Discovery, and stay tuned for more information.
Camp Sew & Sew
July 11th & 12th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and is for all youth 6th - 12th grades.
July 13th from 9:00 am - 12 noon and is for 2nd - 5th graders.
July 29th - Blessing of the backpacks at the 10:30am service.
Christian formation classes for children and youth are on summer break.
Below is information for our adult classes.
- Scripture class, the Constitution of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth, will meet at 9:00 AM in room 8. Walk-ins are welcome!
- Art Lab will be open for studio time in room 15.
- The Dream Class will not meet during the summer.
Plan to come a little early to grab a cup of coffee or tea and just socialize before the 10:30 AM service!
Our nursery will open at
10:00 AM during the summer and the Marias will lovingly take care of
our little ones. The nursery is in room 6.