♦ The Tuesday Morning Bible Study Class
will continue their study of ISAIAH on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Education Wing, through February 18. All are welcome to attend this informal study group. For more information, please call Mary Richardson at 239-281-2049 or e-mail her at
The congregation is invited to join MAG members in visiting DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. We will carpool from St. Hilary's leaving at 8:30 AM and will tour the facility and then have lunch in the Dining Hall at noon, returning to St. Hilary's at approximately 3:00 PM. Cost for lunch is $10.00. DaySpring is a ninety-seven acre site, located on the Manatee River, north of Sarasota, and is the center for the Diocese of Southwest Florida. Many of our youth
♦ The Annual Meeting
will take place on Sunday, January 19, 2020. There will be one service at 9 AM, table Eucharist in Browning Hall. YOSH will be sponsoring a Grab-n-Go Breakfast with bagels, yogurt, fruit and juice during the Annual Meeting. Donations are requested to support our 2020 Missions Work. Nursery will be providing a movie and light meal for all children while families attend the meeting. You must sign-in/out your child(ren) no matter what age.
Children's Church will be held in Browning Hall at 9AM on 1/19 so they may participate in the Table Eucharist.
♦ Donation of Hygiene Bag Supplies:
We would like your help in providing some additional small items for our bags: small can of dry shampoo, lip balm, and small package of body lotion & body wash (
see posted pictures of items in Browning Hall
). These $1 items are available at Dollar Tree stores or equivalent small items are fine. Please place items only in marked bins over at Browning Hall. Thank you very much!
♦ Annual Shrimp Boil Friday, February 14, 2020, 4:30 to 7:00 PM -
The Shrimp Boil will be a little different this year. Because this year’s Shrimp Boil falls on Friday, 2/14/202, Valentine’s Day, the theme for this Shrimp Boil will be a Valentine’s Day theme. The food will be the same delicious shrimp, beans and coleslaw, but desserts and hall decorations will be geared toward Valentine’s Day. Tickets are available for purchase starting Sunday, 1/5/2020, before and after church, from the office and MAG members. The cost is the same as last year - $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. As always, we need many volunteers in order to make this a memorable event. Volunteers are needed to bake cakes and cookies, and for help in the dining area, in the kitchen and especially for set-up and clean up after the event. This year, you will again have the opportunity to sign up online, via SignUp Genius. Look for emails from Saint Hilary’s Episcopal Church with a one click, direct link to SignUp Genius. For those not comfortable with computers, there will be sheets in Browning Hall where you may also signup to volunteer. Call either Gerry Mungan, at 418-1122 or Libby Maxwell, at 334-3367 to get additional details, or to volunteer.
♦ Volunteers Needed for the Shrimp Boil Feb 14, 2020, 4:30 to 7:00 PM:
As always, we need many volunteers in order to make this a memorable event. Volunteers are needed to bake cakes and brownies, decorating the hall, set-up, serving, and clean-up in the kitchen after the event. Tickets are available for purchase each Sunday, before and after church, from the office, and MAG members. The cost is the same as last year: $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. You can volunteer online using the “link” in emails you will receive or sign-up sheets in Browning Hall. Call either Gerry Mungan at 418-1122 or Libby Maxwell at 334-3367 to get additional details, or to volunteer.
♦ Can You Help Us Set Up & Pack the Next 200 Hygiene Bags?
On February 22 from 2:00-4:00pm we will set up Browning Hall for our next hygiene bag packing on February 23 after the 10:00 service. Thank you in advance for your help
If you indicated on your pledge card that you would like envelopes, they are now in the narthex.
St. Hilary’s now has two options for the Prayer List. The existing church-wide prayer list which is read each Thursday at the Healing Service and sent out via email on Friday. For those wishing more privacy, the Daughters of the King now have a separate prayer list that will be kept private. To submit a name to the DOK list, fill out a card available in the narthex or Browning Hall, and just drop in the plate. For the church-wide prayer list, just contact the office.
♦ New Information?
Have you moved? Gotten rid of your land line? Changed your phone number? Please let the office know. Phone: 239 936-1000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
♦ St. Hilary’s Stephen Ministry
has twenty-two trained Ministers who are here for you to pray, discuss needs, walk with, hug, and get closer to God. If we can be of help to you, please call the office or Ministry Leaders. Nick and Penny Ranson or Martie and Ron Danielson. All is confidential.
♦ Stephen Ministry Listeners
: one of twenty-two trained ministers will be at the front of the Church following each service by the Saint Hilary Banner. Pray, talk, hug, help, all if you need a prayer or long term assistance. All is confidential.
♦ Coffee Hour Hosts Needed:
For the coffee hour following the 10:00 AM service. One time commitment only. Sign up sheet in Browning Hall, or contact the office.
♦ Hilary’s Angel Crew
(HACs): Anyone interested in volunteering to keep our Church grounds in great shape, please contact the office, or see Ruth Walters. Thank you again to our current HAC’s; you help keep St. Hilary’s beautiful.