Announcements


Epiphany Pageant
The St. Michael’s Epiphany Pageant will be held on Sunday, January 9th, at 10:00 AM.


We will rehearse at the church at 10:30 am Saturday. Rehearsal should be about an hour. If someone cannot attend Saturday, they can still participate on Sunday, but should contact me to let me know. We will run through everything again at 9:00 am on Sunday.

Thanks,
Anne Yanaway
860-201-3293









Annual Meeting 
WE will have one 10 a.m. service on the 6th of February  
The Annual meeting will be held on February 6th after the 10 a.m. service in the Community House. 
 
Giving Envelopes
Giving envelopes are in the back of the Church. Your number may have changed due to the fact that we ordered less envelopes to save money.   
If you do not see envelopes with your name on it and would like to have some, please let Karen know. You can call her at 860-567-9465 or e-mail at office@stmichaels-litchfield.org. 
The Rotas for January and February are in the back of the Church.
Please sign up to help for February services.
Bishop Transition Update

On Monday, November 1, the Connecticut Bishop Search Profile went live. You can read the full profile on the Bishop Search & Transition website



Weekly at St. Michael's

Holy Eucharist: Sundays 8 a.m. in person inside, no music
Sundays 10 a.m. in person inside with music.

Streaming on Youtube.



Sundays @ 5 - a simple and short alternative service with a Celtic flavor.

THE SUNDAY PAPER JUNIOR is aimed at younger children (preschool through grade 3 or 4), and covers both tracks of the Revised Common Lectionary. The SUNDAY PAPER JUNIOR features one lesson only, usually the Gospel. THE SUNDAY PAPER JUNIOR offers big, bold artwork, a simple story line, an activity page designed to stir children's imaginations and spirituality and that requires pencil or crayons only (no glue or scissors) and does not involve word games or other literacy-based activities. Click here for a copy of this Sunday's Lesson

Mon - Fri - Morning Prayer 9 am through Zoom. Go to Zoom.us.
From now on you will need a passcode to join Morning Prayer.
The meeting ID number stays the same: 303 232 792.
Passcode: 320077

Tuesdays at 11 a.m.- Centering Prayer in Church

WedBible Study 8 am in person and on Zoom followed by Morning Prayer at 9 a.m. Meeting number 597-616-029. No password needed. We expect those attending in person to be fully vaccinated.

We usually discuss the readings for the coming Sunday.
You can also look these up in a Bible or use the Lectionary Page to find them.
Type www.thelectionarypage.net. Click on the month, and a calendar will pop up. Click on the day you want, and the lesson will appear. Note that there is an option to open them as Word document if that is helpful. 



Bevan's sermons

Bevan’s sermons can be found on the St. Michael’s website at https://stmichaels-litchfield.org/sermons/ and on the Litchfield.bz site at https://www.litchfield.bz/category/home-family/.


 

Parish Prayers
Prayers are asked for: 
Susan Kirk, Janice Bradbury, Tessa Gallardo, Beth Merritt, Mary Beth LaMay, Carla Benson, Chris Clarke, Carolyn Spangenberg, Sharon & Frank McClintock, Richard Pocock, Sarah Melcher, John, Maisie, Lodowick, Ann, David, Jen, Don, John, Annie, Helen, Leslie, Courtney, Frank, Milo, Linda, Brian, Liz, Anthony, Nancy, Janet and Chris, Alie, Violet & Abraham Fiorello. 
 
For the safety of Curry Walker’s son Chris, working in Saudi Arabia. 
 
For protection for all people threatened with violence anywhere in the world. For the victims of gun violence in our land, and wisdom to address this bane in our common life. 
 
For all those serving in the military. 
 
For an end to the COVID19 pandemic, for all infected with the virus, and for all medical personnel caring for them. 
 
For people, whose lives are affected by addiction, especially those who come to 12-step meetings here. 
 
For caregivers and those they care for. 
 
For people who struggle with hunger and poverty, especially for those who receive food from our Food Pantry. 
 
For wisdom and courage to address the sin of racism in ourselves and in our country. 
 
This week we pray for: 
1/9 Day of Thanksgiving 
1/10 Kristin Eaton 
1/11 Susan & Emily Fearey 
1/12 Christopher, Alie, Violet & Abraham Fiorello 
1/13 Judy Fisher 
1/14 Jim Flint 
1/15 Pray for Parish 
 
For Parish Birthdays we pray for: 
1/12 Janice White