The Shamrock
 Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The deadline for Shamrock and bulletin submissions is Monday at 1pm. Send your submission to Cowen Harter at    cowen.harter@stpat.net.
This Week at St. Patrick's

Pardon Our Progress:
The Kitchen Is Closed For Construction This Week

Starting on Thursday, February 21, 2019, you will notice great work being done in our kitchen as we update the grease trap to meet code specifications for our vibrant kitchen-centered ministries. We expect the work to be completed by Tuesday, February 26, 2019. We are so grateful for the generosity of many to make this work possible!

Team Trivia
Thursday, February 21, 2019
O'Brian's Tavern



Meet at O'Brian's Tavern for fellowship and some friendly competition. The game begins at 8:00pm and we gather beforehand to claim a spot and grab a bite or a drink. 
Yoga is Cancelled

Friday, February 22, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019

We celebrate the replacement of our kitchen grease trap and will see you on the mat soon!
Foyers Gathering
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Thanks to Jan and Andy Schuyler for their gracious hosting of Ultimate Foyers Valentine's reunion dinner party on Saturday Night February 9th. This group is now meeting for its 11th year! 

Please save date of Saturday evening February 23rd at 6:30 pm for our next get together at the home of Rebekah Martin-Fong. If you have not been active in Foyers and would like to participate or for additional information please send a email to  rankin@bellsouth.net .

Vestry Retreat
Please pray for our vestry as they will be on retreat at Ignatius House this weekend. 





Guest Preacher

The Rev. Spenser Simrill will be our celebrant and preacher this Sunday, February 24, 2019.


Ministry Announcement Schedule


During Sunday service, you may expect to learn about the purpose of church ministries, upcoming events, and how you can become involved. Here is the schedule of ministry announcements for the next few weeks.

February 24: Youth Formation
March 3: Altar Guild
March 10: Lemonade Days
March 17: Chalice and Cheese

Upcoming Events & News





 Brotherhood of St. Andrew
Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:00 pm
     Arts Retreat for All!
            March 1-3 at Fort Mountain Retreat Center        

All kinds of art are welcome. The fee total for the weekend is $200.00 which covers 2 nights' room and four meals. The fee is due by February 17. Please write a check to St Patrick's with "Arts Retreat" on the memo line. For more information, contact Diane Rankin at 404-277-5388 or dianerankin@bellsouth.net .
Our St. Patrick's Family
Clergy Day at St. Patrick's
Happening 71
Christian Formation
SUNDAY MORNING OFFERINGS


  CHILDREN CHRISTIAN FORMATION OFFERINGS 

Children's classes run from 9:00-10:15am. 
  • Nursery - Room 6: Care for infants and children up to age four is provided on Sunday mornings in Room 6, 8:30am-noon, with the wonderful Marias.
  • Little Lambs - Room 6: Ages 3 and 4 begin in the Nursery, and then move next door to an adjoining room for a half hour of story, craft, and music, after which they return to the nursery for additional play time.
  • Agape - Room 4: Kindergarten through Fourth Graders meet and use the curriculum "Living the Good News" and building community.
  • Club 5/6 - Room 7: Fifth and Sixth graders meet and use the curriculum "Living the Good News," building community, and preparing to move into St. Pat's youth program the following year. Teachers design fun "field trips" around the church as part of the lesson.
  • Music - 9:00-9:10am Kindergarten through fourth grade in their Sunday School room
  • Music - 9:25-9:45am Club 5/6 in the Youth Music Room (Room 10)

  YOUTH CHRISTIAN FORMATION OFFERINGS

Youth classes run from 9:00-10:15am.
  • The Rites of Passage Class (Rite 13: 7th-8th Grades) - Room 12: A major component of J2A is the way it is structured around Rites of Passage that mark the transition of young people from childhood to adulthood. 
  • J2A Class (9th-10th Grades) - Room 3: This class begins a two-year preparation for a Holy Pilgrimage. This sacred journey has the potential to transform not just the young pilgrims who travel, but also the congregation who has sent them forth. 
  • YEA (1th-12th Grades) - Room 14: The YEA class has learned to pray, to share their faith with each other and they have traveled to sacred places where others have found God. This last piece of the journey into adulthood seeks to actively equip and enable them to be a part of God's healing presence in the world. Confirmation is offered in this class.
  • Music - 8:45-9:00am J2A and YEA in the Adult Choir Room
  • Music - 9:10-9:25am Rite-13, playing the bells in the Youth Music Room (Room 10)

ADULT CHRISTIAN FORMATION OFFERINGS

Adult classes run from 9:15-10:15am.
  • The Forum - Parlor: A book discussion group.
  • Scripture Study - Room 8: The Constitution of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth. 
  • Art Community - Room 15: Doing Art Looking Up. 
  • Dreams - Library: Listening to God.
THE FORUM



Sunday, February 24, 2019

The Rev. Spenser Simrill will lead The Forum. His Topic: The Enneagram: A Labyrinth of the Soul.



Sunday, March 3, 2019

In preparation for lent, Fr. Dick and Mo. Julia will be lead a session exploring the Rite of Reconciliation.
Children and Youth Ministry
For Questions Contact:

Children - Kelli Jones,  kelliwjones@gmail.com

Youth - Liz Beal Kidd,  lizbealkidd@stpat.net 
Income Summary
As of February 10, 2019
Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
4755 N.Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-455-6523