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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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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. 


Team Trivia
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Dunwoody Tavern



Meet at Dunwoody 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. 


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:

February 3: AV Team
February 10: Garden Club
February 17: SPARKS
February 24: Youth Formation

New Wardens and Vestry Members

Please congratulate the following for answering the call to serve!

          Senior Warden: Michael Crowe                              J unior Warden: Andy Krakowiak

                       Chris Bright                                                       Anne Duncan

                     Sharon McWhorter                                                          Randee Rustin


Youth Representative: Lyndyn Frazer


Our 2019 Vestry


Annual Meeting




Outgoing Vestry Members

We would like to thank our outgoing vestry members, Pat Finlen, Doug Carlosn, Sean Dolan, Izzy Huelsbeck, and Alison Forbes for their  commitment  to St. Patrick's!


 

Brotherhood of St. Andrew




Young Families Gathering 
Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 12:00 noon


Join other St. Patrick's families of children through 6th grade for a time of food, fellowship, and fun! Deli sandwiches will be provided. If you are able, please sign up to contribute other food items by clicking here

We will meet in the Club 56 room if the weather is good. Otherwise, we will meet in the Parish Hall. 


Foyers Gathering
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm



Foyers kicked off 2019 with a delightful dinner party graciously hosted by Jim & Martha Myers on Saturday evening January 19.  The Foyers gathering was well attended with approximately twenty parishioners present.  Thank you Jim & Martha for making another good Foyers get together happen!  

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.







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, 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.