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Annual Meeting 
This Sunday, January 27, 2019
at 8:45am in the Parish Hall



Come celebrate 2018 as we look forward to 2019 here at St. Patrick's! Our Annual Meeting will take place on this Sunday, January 27, 2019 beginning at 8:45am with a breakfast in the Parish Hall. The Vestry will present on behalf of the four pillars of ministries of the parish. Staff will present on their departments. We will be electing four new vestry members for the 2019-2022 term, as well as a youth vestry member for a one-year term. 

There will be no Christian Formation classes on this Sunday so that we may all join together in this fun and inspiring gathering. 
 
     




Brotherhood of St. Andrew 
Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:00 - 8:00pm


Ministry Announcements Schedule


We will be taking a bit of time each Sunday during the services to share with you information about our ministries here at St. Patrick's. During this time, you may expect to learn about the purpose of the ministry, upcoming events, and how you can become involved. Below is the schedule of announcements:

January 27: Adult Formation
February 3: AV Team
February 10: Garden Club
February 17: SPARKS







Happening 71 Team Training will be held at St. Patrick's on February 1-2, 2019! As Rector, I am asking for St. Patrick's support to nourish this group of about 65 adults and high schoolers as we plan this spiritual weekend. Click here for the SignUpGenius!

Thank you in advance,
Autumn Toms



Chalice, Cheese, and Poetry
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:00-9:00pm





J oin us in the parlor to read and discuss the poetry of Wendell Berry.  Please bring a plated appetizer and beverage to share as well as your own chalice.  Friends are encouraged and welcomed!


Transformation for Ministry
A Monday night offering from Mother Julia+
 

Transformation for Ministry is a class grounded in the exploration of transformational practices to attend to the nurturing of spaciousness for the growth of freedom, joy, and courage in discipleship, prophetic imagination, and ministry of presence.
 
We will meet for nine Monday evenings, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., interspersed from February through May.
 
Because creation of community is an essential part of this experience, committed attendance at all classes, as well as completion of assigned practices, readings, and reflective writing is expected. The work load is not heavy, but a commitment to regular practice and completion is essential.
 
Will you join me? This is an offering that has been developing in my heart for over ten years, and I am so delighted that it is coming to fruition!
 
The dates for this class are: February 4, February 18, March 4, March 18, March 25, April 8, April 29, May 6, and May 13. 
 
Pre-registration is required. Please email Mo. Julia+, (rev.julia@stpat.net), to register or for further questions. 







CHILDREN - Contact Kelli Jones,
with questions.

YOUTH - C ontact Liz Beal Kidd, 
with questions.





SUNDAY MORNING OFFERINGS:
 
CHILDREN  CHRISTIAN  FORMATION OFFERINGS
 - Click here for registration form.

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 - Click here for registration form.

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 (11th-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.
  • Music8:45-9:00am  J2A and YEA in the Adult Choir Room
  • Music9:10-9:25am  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

Come join us for a discussion of the Church's response to immigration, Sundays, January 20, and February 3 & 10 from 9:15-10:15am, in The Parlor. We will be guided by the Sojourners eBook entitled "Christians and Immigration, " and will examine specifically the Episcopal Church's positions and statements on the plight of the undocumented in the United States.