Radically Open to God

The SMC Mission is to 
Love God, Love Others, and  Serve  the World.
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7:45 am
Holy Eucharist

9-9:30 am
Children's Family Service

10:15 am
Choral Eucharist

6 pm
Contemporary Eucharist

12:15 pm
Healing Service

7 am 
Holy Eucharist 

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Senior Warden
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Craig Maughan

Ashley Bennett
Mike Farina
Eric James
Toni Jennings
Linda Midkiff
Niki Nash
Ronda Olson
Tom Sommerville
Katie Terry
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The Rev. Rick Luoni

Assisting Priest 
The Rev. Greg Favazza

The Rev. Carter A. Smith  

Church Administrator
Ashleigh Gonzalez

Submissions for the E-Messenger should be emailed to the Church Administrator by Tuesday at 5 pm for that week's edition.  The E-Messenger is distributed every Thursday.

Preschool Director
Melanie Olivier

(407) 843-8448

2499 N. Westmoreland Drive
(Corner of Bryn Mawr)

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 in College Park

E-Messenger June 6, 2019
Handbags for Hope Tonight!

Handbags for Hope Thursday, June 6, 2019
The Abbey 100 S. Eola Drive #100, Orlando, FL 32806
5:30pm - 6:30om VIP Reception
6:30 pm - General Admission
Join Harbor House of Central Florida Young Professionals Board for cocktails, light Hors d'oeuvres, and an elegant selection of new and gently used handbags purchase and auction. All proceeds will benefit the Harbor House of Central Florida's Children's program.

For Tickets and Sponsorship information please visit:  https://www.harborhousefl.com/handbags/
VBS Decorating begins next week! How can you help one of
St. Michael's biggest outreach programs?
Snack Supplies:VBS is in need of juice boxes and 8-ounce water bottles!

Shop for resources!  Please note our updated Target Shopping List:
Visit our Target wish list to purchase items we need. If you see an item but would rather purchase at a different store just email  Tiffany  and she will take it off the wish list.     Click Here  for the Target list. 

Donate: All money received will go towards resources and our Fun Day on the last day of VBS. You can donate money or gift cards to Publix or Walmart.

Help us hang decorations: The week before VBS help us transform our church into an African Safari! June 10th, 12th and 14th from 10am - 2pm and June 11th and 13th from 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Volunteer at VBS: There are so many ways to help! 
Click below to see all the different ways and sign up to volunteer. 
VBS is June 17th - 21st from 9am - noon. https://vbspro.events/p/stmichaels

Prayer: Please keep the children who will attend and the adults who will lead them in your prayers and that we receive the support and resources needed.
There is still time to take part in this vital ministry!
Youth Mission Team Prayer Updates

Youth Mission Trip 
June 9-15, 2019
During the Week of June 10-15, the Youth of St. Michael's will travel to serve in the Appalachia region of Tennessee. As a way of coming around the students who have committed themselves to this journey, the community of St. Michael's is invited to pray for each person attending the mission trip. Those sensing a call to pray on their behalf would receive:
  • Daily updates from the team
  • Daily guides to prayer

If you would like to join this ministry or for any questions you may have please email Ashleigh at Ashleigh@stmichaelschurch.com

Connect and Serve Team Meeting

Our next connect and serve meeting on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm.  There are exciting opportunities coming up and we will be presenting our calendar of projects through January. Our overview includes everything from back to school, and Angel Tree to the next Serve the World Day and some new surprises. It's an exciting time to look at how we are connecting and serving our community and each other. Please join us!


Sunday School: We need individuals to serve each Sunday!

This summer we will combine our classes and meet in the Camp R.O.C.K. room. Sunday school will be led by Ms. Cindy but she will need a few weekly helpers. We are asking for one adult and one youth volunteer to help each week. If everyone signs up for one week to help that would be great! We only have 15 Sundays to cover.  Please click here to sign up for your Sunday!

EYC (Youth Group) is Out for Summer
This EYC year has come to an end. It was an amazing year for which we thank God in Christ for. EYC (Youth Group) for all middle & high school students will pick back up on Sunday, August 11th in the Youth Room of Fordham Hall at 5:30 PM. Save the date!
Youth Sunday School is Out for Summer
This Youth Sunday School year has come to an end. We pray what has been learned and experienced during these Sunday mornings will be remembered and used by God to form both the teachers and students further into the image and likeness of Jesus. We want to thank our Youth Sunday School teachers, those people who have responded to Jesus' call to walk alongside our students during this time, for their love and service.

Acting Director of Youth Ministries Fr. Greg Favazza


Our communion anthem this coming Pentecost Sunday, is a song in the language of the Yoruba Tribe, who are located in the southwestern part of Nigeria.  In sounds of exultation, the song pleads for the coming of God's Almighty Holy Spirit!
Maybe more "USA" than "African" in sound (!), this rendition at a Catholic church is still sung with energy and enthusiasm!  "Wa, Wa, Wa, Emimimo!": Click Here to Listen and Watch   - this is one of the World songs collected and published by the Iona Community, based on the Isle of Iona, Western coast of Scotland - well worth a visit!

WEDNESDAYS IN THE SUMMER: you up early?  Come join us any time from 7:15 thru 8:30 for coffee and breakfast - "Kaffee Cantata at CafĂ© Linger". Fellowship, great food and coffee, and inspiration from the Daily Mediation in Henri Nouwen's "You are the Beloved"
Ann, Arel, Arlene, Barbara, Benny, Bill B., Bill H., Bill M., Bill T., Brendon, Burke, Deborah, Debra, Doris, Eddie, Elaine, Ellen, Ellie; Emma, Florence, Gabby, George M., Joanne, John,  Jude, Kelly M., Kelly P., Kristina, Lindsey, Lisa, Mabel, Marci, Moira, Patrick, Rick, Sara  Nell, Scott,Thomas, Vic, Walter.

Rest in Peace
Colleen Provencher and Bud Lawton

6: Jody Maughan  7: Graham Pittenger, Scott Shearer Jr.  9: Kendall Stearns  10: Art Belden, Nolan Renfroe  11: Maisie Bennett, Davis Pittenger 

7: Dick & Lavelle Basden, Warren & Mariah Morris  9: Jim & Penny Galbraith  11: George & Happy Gafford, Charlie & Bobbie Lang    

Prayer list names will rotate off after a three month period unless we are made aware that an individual needs to remain on the list.

To place someone on the prayer list, please contact Deacon Carter at Carter@stmichaelschurch.com .
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