Sundays, 8 & 10 am
A Nursery is available
during the 10:00 a.m. service.
Coffee Hour fellowship follows both services;
join us for treats, and conversation.
Clergy & Staff
, Parish Administrator
Tracy Higgins, Warden
Steve Brooks, Warden (1/21)
Cate Williams, Treasurer
Amy Koegel, Judy Thornton, Sally Van Vranken
(1/22) Heather Horeled, Lorraine Taylor
We Pray For
Parishioners: Elizabeth, Cindy, John, Glenice, John, Amalia, Elmer, Harry, Shirley, Amy, Gladys, El, Carol, Lorraine, Margaret, Judy,
John, Matthew, Galen & Betsy, and all those seeking employment
Brynn, Katie, Neil and Des, Genevieve, Ashley, Kyle, Shannon and family, Sarah Margaret, Rick, Sylvia, Jess, Betty and Del, Elyse and Chris, Al and Karen, Peggy, Denise, Gabriel, Rev. Bill Beachy, Mark, Joanne, Lauren,
Lynn, Rachel, Maria,
Saul, Susan, Brian,
Pat, Billy, Gary, Kevin,
Kelly, Carole, Kurt, Gail, Regina, Sue, Maggie, Nicci,
Those Who Have Died
Fred, uncle of Catherine Carroll;
Those Who Mourn
Catherine Carroll and her maternal family; Lorraine Taylor and the family of Bob, including WJ, James, Janelle, Alex, Venessa, John, and Benae
1.17 Josephine Mason
1.18 Sara Amrein
1.19 John Wasilk
1.22 Cate Williams
From the Rector
Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. Mary's,
is our next
and our chef has a great winter meal planned. So please come in out of the cold and join us for Chicken Pot Pie, rolls, salad, and dessert. This is a great opportunity to gather with friends old and new.
Please mark your calendar for our
, which is happening on
Sunday, January 26
. We will have
one 9:00 a.m. service
, followed by our parish wide Potluck Brunch and our meeting in the Great Hall. We will be celebrating our ministry of the past year, and discussing our music program, as well as next steps for our Capital Campaign process. We will also be adopting our annual budget for 2020 and electing vestry members, as well as delegates and alternate delegates to convention. This is a great way for find out what is happening in the parish most especially if you are new so please join us. There is a sign-up sheet for the pot luck in the Great Hall. Your presence is requested and All are Welcome!
The Parish offices will be closed on
Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Sunday, January 26
Annual Parish Meeting and Brunch
The morning will begin with
single, combined Eucharist beginning at 9:00 a.m.
followed by a wonderful
pot-luck brunch, and then
the Annual Parish Meeting, beginning at approximately 10:45 a.m.
The brunch sign-up sheet is
posted in the
if you would like to prepare a dish, shop for additional items needed, or help with set-up and clean-up.
Make it a point to attend this year's meeting as we reflect on 2019, and look forward to great opportunities in 2020!
2020 Offering Envelopes
If you requested to receive offering envelopes by checking "yes" on your pledge card, your assigned box is now available for pick-up on the table in the back of church. If you didn't receive a box and would like one, please contact Amy in the parish office.
2020 Flower Chart
The 2020 Flower Chart is now posted. Members are encouraged to select a Sunday closest to a significant date in one's life, i.e. the anniversary of the death of a loved one or friend, a birthday or wedding anniversary, or perhaps on the occasion of blessings received, and underwrite that Sunday's flowers.
Donation amount is $30.
January Community Meal
Mark your calendars for this
Saturday, January 18
5:00-7:00 p.m. for our next
In January we begin our fourth year of offering a free meal on the third Saturday of every month! This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new people, share a night out with friends, or just stop in if you've had a busy day and don't feel like cooking. Let us do the work!! Remember, this meal is open to anyone, and no RSVP is required. Bring your family and friends! There is no
charge for the meal, but free-will donations are appreciated.
There are post cards available on a Narthex table with all the dates for 2020. The menu is posted on our website a week or two prior to the meal. If you'd like to volunteer to help, please contact Tracy Higgins.
Crystal Lake Food Pantry
The next food pantry volunteer
, February 5
. Shift times are 8:30-11:30 a.m., or 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Contact Cate Williams.
Donations of paper goods are greatly needed at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.
The pantry is not able to buy paper goods through the food bank
, and clients are not able to use their SNAP benefits to purchase any paper goods such as
. Bring them to the church any time, and your Board members will get them over to the pantry.
Paper goods are items that are lightweight, easy to
carry and low cost that can be donated and will be appreciated by the clients
. Thank you!!