Twenty-fifth Sunday After Pentecost
November 11, 2018
 
"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
706-865-9680

www.resurrectionsautee.com

 

"The Episcopal Church in White County"

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In This Issue
Pastoral Care Corner
Annual Giving Campaign
Family Promise
Annual Council
Veterans' Day Eucharist
Pie Auction
Resurrection Welcomes the Schwartzmans
Music Notes
Preschool News
Youth Group Meeting
Attention WRECs!
Resurrection Preschool Wreath Order Form
White County Angel Tree
Christian Formation
Women's Bible Study
Inda Allen Scholarship Dinner
Fall Festival Pics
 

Sunday, November 11
Veterans Day
Family Promise
8:15 Holy Eucharist II w/o music 
9:30 Adult Christian Formation
9:30 Youth Christian Formation
10:30  Holy Eucharist II

Monday, November 12
Family Promise
12:30 AA Meeting
5:30 Yoga
 
Tuesday, November 13
Family Promise
10:00 Exercise
11:30 WRECs' Lunch @ International Cafe
6:30 Boy Scouts

Wednesday, 
November 14
Family Promise
10:00 Preschool Chapel
5:30 Choir Practice
6:00 ACTS Class
8:00 AA Meeting

Thursday, November 15
Family Promise
10:30 Preschool Thanksgiving Feast
6:00 Compassion Team Meeting
6:00 Women's Bible Study

Friday, November 16
Family Promise
7:30 Cocaine Anonymous

Saturday, November 17
Family Promise
Sunday,
November 11, 2018
The Lectionary 
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First Reading
Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17

Psalm 127

Second Reading
Hebrews 9:24-28

Gospel
Mark 12:38-44
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8:15 a.m.

Crucifer
Steve Wydra

Lector
Katie Lynam

LEM/Intercessor
Ray Gregory

Altar
Debbie McLean

10:30 a.m.

Crucifer
Sophie Alexander

Acolytes
Bryce Boman
David Boman

 Lectors
Sophie Alexander
Deb Kroll

LEM/Intercessor
Nancy Phillips

LEM
Nancy LaForce

Altar
Pat Roland/Debbie Phillips

Ushers 
Matt Alexander
Jan kay

Greeters
Mike Dye
Valarie Dye

Children's Chapel
Steele
 
Community of Hope LEV


Flowers
Valarie Dye

Teller
Doug Phillips
 
Vestry Person 
of the Day
Jan Kay

If you are unable to serve in your designated ministry, please find a replacement and then contact the church office with the change .
Resurrection  Cycle of  Prayer
 
11/11  Ron & Marteen Goodwin, Helen Greear, Charlotte Greer
    
11/12  David Greer, Jim & Devin Gregoryk, Geoff & Sue Gstalder, Ray Gregory & Katie Lynam, Sharon Hall, Stephen & Roxanne Hall
            
11/13  Chuck & Jaymi Hampton, the Hardy family, Bently & Christy Harris, Jackie Hayes, Jill Hazen, Amber Highfield
        
11/14  Curtis & Genie Hixon, Larry & Kathy Holbrook, the Johnston family, Peg Jones, Jan Kay & Kelly Smith
    
11/15  Russ Keen, Allene Kelley, the Kidd family, Dan Kiessling, Patsy Kiessling
      
11/16  The Kimsey family, Bill Kinsland, the Koeppel family, Richard & June Krise, Paul & Cynthia Kimball

11/17  Bob & Nancy Lambdin, Kevin & Nancy LaForce, Bob & Deb Kroll
November 
11-17
 
11/12 Candina Butcher

11/14 Kathy Holbrook

 
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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

Michael Randall is undergoing chemo therapy.

Denise Dorsey has been diagnosed with cancer in the small intestine . Testing for course of treatment is still to be determined.

Don Walker  is in a Florida hospital with kidney issues.

Annual Giving Campaign
2019

This month we began our annual pledge campaign for 2019 and commitment cards were given out.
 
We would like to provide you a way to make your commitment easily and securely. Simply click here, and you will be taken to the secure giving tab on Resurrection's web site. There you can submit your confidential commitment.
 
Thank you for your Christian generosity!
 



Keep our delegates - Joe Cash, Brian Johnston and Michael Randall, as well as Fr. Scott - in your prayers as they attend Annual Council November 9th and 10th.

Veterans Day Eucharist

This Sunday is Veterans Day. As part of our remembrance, we will use the communion set used in WWII by The Rev. Tim Holbrook, U.S. Army Chaplain and Captain, 91st Infantry, 363 Regiment, in Europe. Join us for this special day.


Resurrection Welcomes the Schwartzmans
November 4, 2018

It was my honor today to share our sacred space with our guests Bob & Gracie Schwartzman. We prayed aloud the names of the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and then Bob canted the Kaddish, a mourners prayer for the dead. A special service of unity and mutual support drawn together by the power of love. 

This Sunday's Anthem:
The first three stanzas of this hymn appeal to the Trinity with Scripture passages where each Person controlled the sea, imploring "O hear us when we cry to Thee for those in peril on the sea." The first stanza refers to God's discourse with Job, in which the Lord asks "Or who shut in the sea with doors when it burst out from the womb, when I ... said, 'Thus far shall you come, and no farther, and here shall your proud waves be stayed'?" (Job 38:8, 11 ESV) The second stanza refers to two occasions when Jesus calmed the raging sea: when He walked on the water (Mark 6:45-52), and when He slept through a storm until His terrified disciples woke Him (Mark 4:35-41). The third stanza alludes to Creation, when "The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters." (Genesis 1:2 ESV) The final stanza summarizes the hymn and promises continued praise "from land and sea."

William Whiting wrote this hymn in 1860 in England. It was modified in 1861 by the editors of Hymns Ancient and Modern, where it was first published. Whiting also revised it a few times. It has become a favorite of seafaring people in English-speaking countries, both civilian and military. In America, its affiliation as the "Navy Hymn" is prompted in part by the practice dating from 1879 of concluding the Sunday services at the Naval Academy at Annapolis with the first stanza of this hymn. The first three stanzas of this hymn appeal to the Trinity with Scripture passages where each Person controlled the sea, while the final stanza summarizes the hymn and promises continued praise "from land and sea."

Preschool News 


Ms. Hunt's and Ms. Dedra's classes 
had fun making slime. 



Great first day of youth group with Tracie Howell!

Attention WRECs!

If at any time the Tuesday luncheon location listed on the calendar is closed, the alternate plan will be to go to Creekside Deli.


Resurrection will again be supporting the annual White County White Christmas Project (aka Angel Tree) this holiday season. B eginning Sunday, 11/18, we will have angels on the tree in the nave for selecting boys and girls of various ages with their gift wishes. 

Participating shoppers will have until December 9 to shop for their angel(s).  All bags are due back on that Sunday. We will collect them and take them to the collection point.

Please consider supporting this very special ministry/outreach opportunity again this year.  May the spirit of Christmas be alive in our hearts as we  bring cheer to those less fortunate then ourselves!

For additional information, please contact 
Paul or Cynthia Kimball at 706-878-1831.   
Christian Formation
We will be exploring topics of belief in the distinctly Anglican lens. Whether you are new to the Episcopal Church, looking to participate in confirmation, or have been attending for years, come Sundays at 9:30 in the parish hall for thoughtful conversation on the following topics facilitated by various members: 

Week 1
September 9
A Renewed Emphasis on Spiritual Formation
Week 2
September 16
A Sacramental Foundation/What is the Church?
Week 3
September 23
Embracing Spiritual Experience
Week 4
September 30
Balance & Tension:  Individual & Community

October 7
Breakfast
Week 5
October 14
Exploring the Bible:  The Search for Truth
Week 6
October 21
Cultivating a Heart of Worship
Week 7
October 28
Cultivating a Practice of Faith

November 4
Breakfast
Week 8
November 11
Exploring the Prayer Book:  What Is It?
Week 9
November 18
Exploring the Prayer Book:  How Do We Use It?

December 9
Confirmation @ Cathedral of St. Phillip

Women's Bible Study
1st & 3rd Thursdays
6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting:  November 15, 2018
The Women's Bible Study group is discussing
Jesus Calling:  Putting Jesus First 
at 6:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the church.  
Books will be provided, but bring your Bible!

All are welcome!  
If you have any questions, please contact Jane Mitchell 
at 706-319-6921 or sauteegal@gmail.com.
Inda Allen Scholarship Dinner
Sunday, November 18, 6:00 p.m.
Sautee-Nacoochee Center

The community celebration and fundraiser for the Inda Allen Scholarship Fund will be at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 18 (the Sunday before Thanksgiving) at the Sautee-Nacoochee Center.  Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy a delicious meal, fellowship and entertainment.  Please bring a dish to share.

This annual event is jointly sponsored by churches in the Sautee-Nacoochee area:  Nacoochee United Methodist, Nacoochee Presbyterian, Resurrection Episcopal and Bean Creek Missionary Baptist.  Fr. Scott is a member of the Scholarship Advisory Board.

Inda Allen was a high school junior when she died in 1987 of a blood clot; the White County school system did not desegregate its bus system until 1990.  As a resident of the historically African-American neighborhood of Bean Creek, Inda was a scholar, athlete, fashion model and soul-stirring vocalist, but also a symbol of hope.

The Inda Allen Scholarship is an annual minority student scholarship for graduating African-American students at White County High School.  The scholarships are awarded to qualified black students for tuition and/or expenses at colleges or technical schools.

On this night of fellowship, contributions will benefit the Scholarship Fund, which has awarded nearly 40 educational scholarships to African-American students since 1988.

Resurrection Episcopal is proud to contribute to the scholarship and pleased to encouraged continuing support of the educational aspirations of African-Americans with historical ties to the Bean Creek Community.

Inda Allen - a beautiful memory that still lights the way, today and tomorrow.
Fall Festival Pics
October 27, 2018


The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection 
1755 Duncan Bridge Rd.
Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571
706-865-9680
   
PARISH STAFF 

The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright, Bishop
The Rev. Scott Kidd, Rector
The Rev. Stephen Hall, Priest Associate
The Rev. Sue Duffield, Priest Associate
Luanne Wedd, Administrative Assistant
Dr. Brandon Nonnemaker, Minister of Music
Leanne Kinney, Parish Musician
Tracie Howell, Director of Youth Ministries
Sonya Chesser, Preschool Director
Paula Cundiff, Sexton 
    
 
Dr. Joe Cash, Senior Warden (2018) - Formation
Dolores Chandler (2018) - Compassion
Fonda Dodd (2018) - Participation 
Nancy LaForce (2019) - Administration
Jan Kay, Junior Warden (2019) - Compassion
Michael Randall (2019) - Formation
Mike Dye (2020) - Administration
Christina Ernst (2020) - Participation
Ringo McCollum (2020) - Participation
Sophie Alexander (Youth Rep) - Formation
 
Dr. John McClatchey, Treasurer 
Larry Holbrook, Co-Treasurer
Patsy Kiessling, Recording Secretary

Patsy Kiessling
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection