The Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 15, 2022
"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. Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571

"The Episcopal Church in White County" 

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. 
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.

Saturday, May 14
11:00 Jennifer Smith Memorial Service

Sunday, May 15
Live Stream Worship via YouTube
8:15 Holy Eucharist
10:30 Holy Eucharist
11:45 Vestry Meeting

Monday, May 16
Fr. Scott's Sabbatical Begins

Tuesday, May 17
10:00 Exercise Class
11:30 WRECs' Lunch @ Chicago's Pizza
6:30 Boy Scouts

Wednesday, May 18
4:00 Handbell Choir Rehearsal
5:30 Choir Practice
7:00 AA Meeting

Thursday, May 19
12:00 Eucharist - Arrendale State Prison
5:30 Women's Bible Study

Introducing The Rev. Mary Demmler
The Rev. Mary Demmler is the full-time school chaplain at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in Rabun Gap, Ga. In her chaplaincy ministry, she has the joy of exploring faith with children ages Pre-K through twelfth grades, children who come from over 50 different countries. Mary also provides pastoral support for the entire campus, including faculty, staff, and their families.

Mary grew up in Gainesville, where her family joined Grace Episcopal Church when she was in elementary school. She was confirmed there, married there, and ordained there! She has been a priest for eighteen years, serving Episcopal congregations and communities from south Georgia to Arlington, Va. Her husband Derek teaches humanities in the upper school at Rabun Gap and they have three children, Hannah (11), Bailey (9), and William (6).
In her spare time, Mary loves to cook and write. You can explore her work at 

Mary’s first Sunday will be May 22nd, and she will host a parish forum between services to introduce herself to you and talk about the Resurrection Sabbatical Vision Project (RSVP), which she will lead during the sabbatical. Stay tuned for more details.

Welcome Mary, Derek, Hannah, Bailey, and William!
Sunday Children's Chapel!

  • Special Children's Chapel room
  • Ages 9 and under
  • Every Sunday
  • Children may be dropped off before worship service begins
  • An order of service will be prepared each week with Bible story, prayer, song, and snack
  • Weekly attendance incentives
  • Children will return to worship service at the Peace
  • Adult volunteers needed - no preparation required

For adult volunteers, lesson plans have already been prepared and will be waiting in the chapel room each Sunday.

Steve Wydra

Fonda Dodd

Altar Guild
Fonda Dodd

Collier Cato

Robbie Crumley
Nancy LaForce

Altar Guild
Pat Roland
Debbie Phillips

Nancy Phillips
Nancy LaForce

Sherry McCollum

Kathy Holbrook

Streaming Tech
Nancy Cato

Children's Chapel
Lori Peppers
Stephen Van De Kreke
Vestry Person of the Day
Stephen Van De Kreke
The WRECs' Lunch Bunch meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. each Tuesday. Below is the schedule for May:

5/3 Fresco's, Clarkesville
5/10 Soda Fountain Café, Cleveland
5/17 Chicago's Pizza
5/24 Cowboys & Angels, Helen
5/31 Rib Country

If you have any questions, please contact
Joanna Moylan (706)969-1379 or Pat Roland (706) 865-1204

(If the designated restaurant is closed,
Creekside Deli is the backup location)
May 15, 2022
The Lectionary
Click here for full texts

Liturgy of the Word

First Lesson
Acts 11:1-18

Psalm 148

Second Lesson
Revelation 21:1-6

John 13:31-35
May 15-21
5/16 Emily Nonnemaker

5/17 Austin Cundiff

5/20 Alice Wydra

5/21 Eddie Jenkins
None Known
5/15 The Johnston family, Jan Kay & Kelly Smith, Scott & Patty Kidd, Patsy Kiessling

5/16 Paul & Cynthia Kimball, the Kimsey family, Bill Kinsland, the Koeppel family

5/17 Richard & June Krise, Deb Kroll, Kevin & Nancy LaForce, Dave Lewis

5/18 The Ledford family, Dave & Jane Maier, the Mattox family, John & Rene McClatchey
5/19 Ringo & Sherry McCollum, Debbie McLean, Mel & Jane Mellinger, Lloyd & Susan Mills

5/20 Jane Mitchell, the Mitchell family, Art & Joanna Moylan, the Murray family

5/21 Nancy Neel, the Nonnemaker family, Barbara & Will Overton
Click here to subscribe to Resurrection's YouTube Channel
so you can watch Sunday services live or later on.
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
1755 Duncan Bridge Rd.
Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571

The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright, Bishop
The Rev. Scott Kidd, Rector
The Rev. Sue Duffield, Priest Associate
Donna Brown, Administrative Assistant
Cassie Fincher, Preschool Director
Dr. Lauren Ringwall, Minister of Music
Bridget Booth, Sexton

Mary Geidel (2022) - Formation
Nancy LaForce (2022) - Participation
Sherry McCollum (2022) - Participation
Jan Kay, Senior Warden (2023) - Compassion
Becky Schacht (2023) - Compassion
Nancy Phillips (2024) - Participation
Lisa Stump, Junior Warden (2024) - Formation
Stephen Van De Kreke (2024) - Conservation

Nancy Cato, Vestry Clerk
Dr. John McClatchey, Treasurer
Patsy Kiessling
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection