March 17, 2016

Episcopal Church of the Resurrection

1433 NW R.D. Mize Rd.; Blue Springs, MO     816-228-4220

This Sunday

Palm - Passion Sunday
8:00 am:  Rite I
10:30 am:  Rite II

Child Care 10 am to Noon
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Please bring small wrapped candy to Church for the Easter Egg hunt!
Bible Study

Weekly Bible Study

every Wednesday at 1:00 pm

Join us every Wednesday at 1 pm for bible study using the Synthesis CE handout as a discussion guide.  We read and discuss the upcoming Sunday scripture lessons.
Game Night

Game Night this Friday, March 18 

Bring your friends and family to Resurrection's monthly game night, to be held in the undercroft on Friday, March 18 beginning at 6:30.  Bring your own drink and some snacks or treats to share!
Episcopal bishops issue A Word to the Church

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church , meeting in retreat, unanimously approved the following Word To The Church.
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Lenten Forum concludesHazardous Saints
this Sunday at 9:15 am

Join us for the final session of Hazardous Saints this Sunday beginning at 9:15 am.
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Praying of the Rosary and Stations of the Cross this Friday at 11:30 am
Stations of the Cross

Join us tomorrow beginning at 11:30 am with the praying of the rosary followed by Stations of the Cross at noon.   Please bring your rosary if you have one (a few will be provided.)
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Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner this Saturday, March 19

Our annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 19th beginning at 6 pm.  Have a traditional Irish dinner of corned beef and cabbage, Irish potatoes, carrots, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. Please sign-up at the Church or RSVP to Ernie or Diane Gerlach.
Cost is $10/person ($5 for children/under 5 free) with proceeds to benefit the Resurrection Building Fund.  (Non-Irish and kids can enjoy hotdogs and chips!)

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Necessity Pantry Ingathering Sunday

The Necessity Pantry gratefully accepts all contributions!  Specific needs for March include Sizes 4 and 5 diapers, deodorant for both men and women, canned tuna and soups, women's Depends (S/M), toothbrushes and toothpaste.  Cash donations go a long way to help the pantry as well.  The Necessity Pantry is a joint outreach ministry of the Episcopal churches in eastern Jackson County.
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Holy Week Services
Palm-Passion Sunday (Mar 20) Palm Sunday
8:00 am and 10:30 am services
Monday and Tuesday (Mar 21-22)
7:00 pm  Rite I Spoken Eucharist
Wednesday, Tenebrae (Mar 23)
7:00 pm  Holy Eucharist Holy Week
Maundy Thursday (Mar 24)
6:00 pm  Agape Meal
7:00 pm  Holy Eucharist
Good Friday (Mar 25)
5:30 pm Stations of the Cross
7:00 pm  Ecumenical Service
Holy Saturday (Mar 26) He is Risen
7:00 pm Great Vigil of Easter
Reception following (please bring appetizers or wine to share)
Easter Sunday (Mar 27)
One service only at 10:30 am followed by Easter egg hunt

* Please sign-up for the various roles for serving at our Holy Week services.  A sign-up sheet is on the red entrance doors to the church.
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Installation of the Rev. David Lynch 
Friday, April 1 at 7 pm
Fr. David Lynch

You are warmly invited to the installation of The Rev. David Lynch as the 4th Rector  of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection and the Celebration of a New Ministry at 7 pm on Friday, April 1 with Bishop Martin Field officiating.   A reception will follow the service.