WEEK OF JANUARY 21, 2019
Attend the 66th Annual Parish Meeting
 
Sunday, January 27
10:15 a.m.
Bagby Parish Hall 

Parishioners are invited to attend the Annual Parish Meeting to learn about progress in the preceding year and plans for 2019. The agenda items include voting for Vestry members, thanking Vestry and ministry group leaders for their service, and giving the St. Martin's Star Award. Sunday School for adults will not be offered on this Sunday so that all will have the opportunity to attend.

The 11:15 a.m. services in The Church and Old Church will begin at 11:30 a.m. following the Annual Parish Meeting.

Come Hear Our Guest Preacher

Sunday, January 27
8, 9 and 11:30 a.m.
The Church

The Rev. Dr. Mark Anschutz is a third-generation Episcopal priest who has spent more than 30 years as the rector at churches in Massachusetts, Virginia, New York and Texas. He has been deeply involved in several initiatives to aid the Episcopal Church in raising up young and gifted persons for ordained ministry, and been active in the greater church's ministry to those suffering from chemical addictions.

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of
The Gathering
  
Monday, January 28
 10 a.m. -- 1 p.m.
Bagby Parish Hall

For nearly two decades volunteers have faithfully come to bring joy to those with memory issues. The Gathering is a group dedicated to the care and love of these individuals and their caretakers. Come to our commemorative open house to celebrate our 20th anniversary in ministry and see what The Gathering is all about. It is an incredible ministry that offers dignity, support and fun.

Learn About Alzheimer's Disease
 
Friday, February 1
10 a.m. -- noon
Hope and Healing
Center Auditorium

Learn about the stages of Alzheimer's through the characteristics of the seven dwarfs during an education session that is offered at no cost to teach and help others learn more about the disease, and enable them to assist in the care they provide. The guest speaker is Brennan Kraut, Regional Director of Supportive Care LLC. To register or for
more information, contact Kathy Tellepsen at
713-301-4786 or kattellepsen@me.com.

High School Summer Mission Trip

Saturday, June 8 --
Friday, June 14

Cost: $600 ($150 deposit
due at registration)

 
Our high school students can join us for a trip to New Orleans, where we will be staying at Molly's House, a missions house owned by Trinity Episcopal Church. We will work with Jericho Road, an Episcopal urban development housing initiative for neighborhood rejuvenation, as well as Trinity's Mobile Loaves & Fishes project, where we will assist with feeding the homeless population of that community.

Middle School Summer Mission Trip
  
Monday, June 10 --
Friday, June 14

Cost: $320 ($75 deposit
due at registration)

Middle school students will travel to Austin with Student Ministries to primarily serve the homeless population by partnering with local organizations, such as Community First! Village. Students will stay at First United Methodist Church of Austin while learning and exploring parts of the city, and growing in understanding and compassion for the homeless.

High School Internationa l Summer Mission Trip
 
Saturday, June 22 --
Friday, June 28

Cost: $1,500 (includes airfare) ($150 deposit
due at registration)

The Spring Break 2019 high school team going to El Salvador will partner with missionary Kurt Ackerman and his ministry, Sus Hijos/His Children. Participants will spend part of the week helping build a home for a family in need. The other part of the week attendees will spend at several different government-run orphanages in and around San Salvador.