Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost
August 7, 2016
"We invite everyone to share communion around God's altar.
We strive to be a welcoming and relevant Christian community doing what matters through prayer, worship, teaching, outreach, fellowship, and service.
We will demonstrate the real life application of scripture, tradition, and
reason by providing a safe place to respond to each other's needs,
hurts, joys, and interests."
Resurrection Episcopal Church
1755 Duncan Bridge Rd.
Holy Eucharist II
9:30 Faith Lens
Holy Eucharist II w/Baptism
Monday - 8th
First Day of School
9:30 Staff meeting
11:30 WRECs' lunch @ Sautee Trail
6:00 Women's Bible Study
7:00 Finance meeting
Wednesday - 10th
Saturday - 13th
8:00 Brotherhood of St. Andrew Breakfast
9:00 Family Promise Mud Run
10:00 Back 2 School Bash
August 7, 2016
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Children's Chapel Snacks
Community of Hope Minister
Vestry Person of the Day
If you are unable to serve in your designated ministry, please find a replacement and then contact the church office with the change
Barbara Clark, Carolyn Clarke, Robbie Crumley, Paula & Austin Cundiff, the D'Abate family
8/8 Ed & Arlene DeJulio, Fonda Dodd, Denise Dorsey, Ashley Dunson, Mike & Valarie Dye
8/9 Carol & Howard Ebert, Jim & Aubrey Engebretson, the Ernst family, Gene & Lin Ewert, Gene & Pat Fuller
Steve Garland, Chris & Mary Geidel, Andy Gilbert, Pam Gilbert
Ron & Marteen Goodwin, Helen Greear, Charlotte Greer, the Greer family
8/12 David Greer, Geoff & Sue Gstalder, Ray Gregory & Katie Lynam, Sharon Hall, Chuck & Jaymi Hampton
8/13 Pray for Bently & Christy Harris, Jill Hazen, Steve & Julie Hill, Curtis & Genie Hixon
Berrong Kimsey, Jane Mitchell
Finley Nonnemaker, Fletcher Nonnemaker
8/10 Avery Kendall, Patty Kidd
8/12 Mike Dye
8/9 Bentley & Christy Harris
8/13 Gary & Suzanne D'Abate
Welcome to the latest edition of our eNewsletter.
Wherever you are on your faith journey, may you discover God's spirit here at Resurrection. May you experience God's love and feel God's blessing as you participate in the life of the parish.
We will see you in church!
If you or someone you know is in need of pastoral care, please contact the parish office, a member of the clergy, or a member of the vestry. Please do not hesitate to let us know of any needs that arise.
Pastoral Care Corner
is recovering at The Oaks in Gainesville
is undergoing cancer therapy.
Hans Schacht is undergoing chemo therapy.
Morris Braswell is undergoing chemo therapy.
is recovering from a stay in the hospital for chest pains.
is recovering from back surgery.
Dottie Bardenwerper will have hip surgery on the 10th.
Linda Perry will have knee surgery on the 11th.
flowers on the altar today are given by the Bardenwerper family in memory of Thomas R. Barpenwerper and in thanksgiving
for Brayden Thomas Ledford
Our Anthem This Week:
By Sue Carmichael
A solo by Patsy Kiessling
Fly Like a Butterfly
Come to the mountaintop,
leave all your cares behind,
He spoke so gently to me.
Lay all your burdens down,
such peace and joy you'll find
Come take my hand and you'll see.
You will fly, fly, fly like a butterfly,
gliding on wings of the wind,
never having to hide
deep inside your cocoon once again,
Look, world, look all around me,
my chains are gone,
I know I've been set free
I'm safely resting in Jesus again.
I listened quietly, He waited patiently
He didn't push, didn't shove,
I gave Him my sorrows,
Today's cares, tomorrow's
and He wrapped them up in His love.
We need to reimagine how we can have quality children and youth programs utilizing enthusiastic volunteers of all ages and creative thinkers. On our rolls, we have 13 nursery age children, 21 pre-k and elementary age children, and 14 teens. I am very passionate about creating a good Episcopal-style Christian experience for all of them. I believe that to offer anything less is negligent on my part. I believe we can, but I need your help.
1. Children's Chapel during the 10:30 service is one of the best things that we do and very easy to facilitate. We need facilitators. With a healthy group of volunteers, you would only be scheduled once every 10-12 weeks. I can send links to resources that can assist you in planning a 25-minute Children's Chapel program that would include a lesson, story, or craft and a snack. Please let me know if I can put you on the schedule.
2. The next thing is that I would like to have volunteers to help us rethink what children and youth ministry should look like at Resurrection. We need folks who are passionate about our children and youth ministry to serve as planner, facilitators, thinkers, chaperones, leaders, and teachers. I believe that with a good handful of us, we can give our children and youth the attention, education, and experience they deserve.
If you would like to help me, Joe Cash, and Denise Dorsey figure this out, please send me a message to say that I can count on you.
And a special thank you to Mallory Nonnemaker for all her work the past 2 years and to Candina Butcher, who keeps our nursery every single Sunday.
Women's Bible Study
It is not too late to join the study group. Please bring some wine or cheese to share and come prepared to have a good time and learn how these women's life-changing stories affect women today.
Congratulations to Amanda Perry
on her graduation from FSU!
"Go forth and set the world on fire."
Parish Hall Update
While it's slow, rest assured the new parish hall building process is moving along. Chris Geidel, Chuck Hampton, Fr. Scott and our builder presented the plans to the White County Planning Department this week. The plans were accepted with two minor comments, which have been addressed.
Also, the detailed contract is being finalized, and then the plans and contract go to the Diocese for approval. Once approved, we can get the building permit and construction loan and construction can begin. Our builder says that he can complete the building in 180 days.
Kitchen Appliance Fundraiser
Advertise your business or
purchase a memorial/thanksgiving message
eginning September 1, you will have a chance to make your fellow parishioners aware of your business or take the opportunity to dedicate a block in memory of or in thanksgiving for a loved one.
We will be distributing an advertising page to all members each Sunday. The prices shown are for a 6-month period. All proceeds will benefit the Kitchen Appliance Fund.
The Commission on Stewardship Workshop
Family Fun Night
August 2, 2016
Photo credit: Larry Holbrook
September 24, 2016 9:00-4:00
The Anti-Racism Training model of the Episcopal Church is designed to make us all more aware of how society's racist past still haunts us today. Through self-examination and sharing our stories, we come to learn more about how our behavior affects others, and how our society, institutions and churches affect how we think and feel about others. After anti-racism training, you will never watch the news the same again!
Resurrection is hosting the next training for the Northeast Convocation on Saturday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Dr. Catherine Meeks will facilitate the training.
Since 1991, General Convention has committed the Episcopal Church to address racism within our church, society and the world. We all recognize when obvious racism, discrimination or oppression occurs, but many of us are completely unaware of the subtle racism that occurs everyday all around us and how we are involved in perpetuating it. To better educate ourselves about the underlying racism in our daily lives and institutions, all lay and ordained leaders in the Episcopal Church are required to attend anti-racism training. Each and every member of the church can also be involved in the effort to end the institutional racism that exists in the church. Together we can make our church a welcoming place, devoid of racism and any form of prejudice and discrimination.
Working together for justice.
FAMILY PROMISE MOUNTAIN MUD RUN 2016
GET MUDDY FOR A GOOD REASON!
COMING AUGUST 13 - Fair Winds Farm
oin us in a 5K Mud/Obstacle run through the beautiful mountains of north Georgia featuring RFID chip timing. The race will start and finish with breathtaking views of the Testnatee River and support Family Promise of White County!
8:00 a.m. Packet pickup & race registration opens
9:00 a.m. Mud/Obstacle 5K
Waves will start in 15-minute intervals beginning at
9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
$45 - 5K Early bird registration (before July 15th)
$55 - 5K Late registration (before July 30th)
$65 - 5K On-site registration
Participants must be over the age of 10
and have the ability to swim.
Participants age 10-13 MUST be accompanied by
a guardian throughout the entire race.
Top 3 Overall Male and Female. All finishers will receive a medal.
T-Shirts only guaranteed to pre-registered runners.
Or call (314) 837-8576
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
1755 Duncan Bridge Rd.
Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571
The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright, Bishop
The Rt. Rev. Keith Whitmore, Assisting Bishop
The Rev. Scott Kidd, Rector
Brandon Nonnemaker, Minister of Music
Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
Sonya Chesser, Parish Administrator & Preschool Director
Paula Cundiff, Sexton
MEMBERS OF THE VESTRY
Paul Abele (2016) - Administration
Denise Dorsey, Junior Warden (2016) - Formation
Paul Kimball, Senior Warden (2016) - Administration
Michelle Boyce (2017) - Participation
Linda Perry (2017) - Compassion
Becky Schacht (2017) - Compassion
Joe Cash (2018) - Formation
Carolyn Clarke (2018) - Participation
Fonda Dodd (2018) - Participation
Larry Holbrook, Treasurer
Patsy Kiessling, Recording Secretary
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection