Episcopal Church
of the Resurrection
1433 NW R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, Missouri  64015
 
(816) 228-4220
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Pentecost

This Sunday is the

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Services at 8:00 am and 10:30 am

Breakfast at 9:00 am


 

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Prayer Request 

Happy Labor Day
Almighty God, you have so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return for our own labor, make us mindful of the rightful aspirations of other workers, and arouse our concern for those who are out of work; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
FIRST SUNDAY BREAKFAST First Sunday Breakfast
Tomorrow between services
  
  
Join us tomorrow, Sunday, September 2 between services for a Resurrection tradition of a free home cooked breakfast between church services beginning at 9:00 am.  We'll have pancakes, eggs, sausage and bacon plus plenty of fluids.  Come for the fellowship and nutrition!

Remember tomorrow we'll also celebrate birthdays and anniversaries.  Don't miss if you are a September honoree!
WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY
Begins September 5 at 7:00 pm
  
Our first evening bible study will start next Wednesday, September 5 at 7:00 pm in the Undercroft!

The study session will meet for two weeks out of the month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm and explore a  variety of formats and topics.
CHURCH PHOTOS THIS WEEK
Check your appointment time
  
Photos for our next church directory will be taken this week in the lower level of the Church.

Please be sure to attend the appointment time set for your photo session:

Tuesday 2 pm - 9 pm; Friday 2 pm - 9 pm; or Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Contact Bill Carle or Elaine Gilligan if you have questions.
COMBINED ECUMENICAL SERVICE IN THE PARK 
Sunday, September 23 at 11:00 am Ecumenical Service
  
The churches of All Saints Lutheran, Chapel Hill Presbyterian, Good Shepherd United Church of Christ and First Christian will come together to celebrate in a service of Scripture, Praise and Holy Communion at 11:00 am on Sunday, September 23 at Shelter #3 in Lake Jacomo Park.
 
Bring a lawn chair or two, blanket and wear casual attire.  A POT LUCK MEAL WITH BBQ WILL BE SHARED BY ALL FOLLOWING THE SERVICE.
 
Resurrection will still hold its 8:00 am Rite I service at home in the Nave, however all parishioners encouraged to challenge their routines and come to this shared service.   We are asked to bring "side dishes" to share in the pot-luck meal. A flyer is on both bulletin boards with directions to Shelter #3.
A MESSAGE FROM FR. DAVID
Fr. David has a broken foot

Well, so much for being a good neighbor after the storm this last week. While cutting a large broken limb from a tree in my neighbor's yard, it fell square on my right foot fracturing two of the four long metatarsal bones!
 
Needless to say, I am quite frustrated with myself. I am in a stabilization boot for at least 6 weeks. This means I walk like a drunken sailor with a wooden leg. This little set back will cause me to change how I can do a few things during our services on Sundays. I ask for your prayers for healing, but most importantly I ask for your patience as I modify how we will receive communion at the altar. Here are some temporary changes until I can walk with more stability:
  • The Gospel will be read from the Altar and not down among the people
  • At communion, the kneeling rail will not be used.   The bread will be given by the priest standing in the middle of isle just in front of the kneeling rail. The Eucharistic Minister will provide the chalice to one side of the priest at the 8:00 am service and both sides of the priest at the 10:30 service.
Please be patient with me as I hobble into and out of the church. Giggling and laughing out loud will not be tolerated (ha ha!)
Mark Your Calendars
COMING UP 
Important events and dates

Wednesday, September 12:  Vestry meeting at 7:00 pm
Saturday, September 15:  Deanery meeting at Harrisonville church at 10:00 am
Sunday, September 16 :  Starlight Theater at 8:00 pm - contact Bill Carle to attend
Monday, September 17:  Daughters of the King 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 20:  Men's Fellowship at 6:30 pm
Sunday, September 23:  Ecumenical Service @ Lake Jacomo Shelter #3 at 11:00 am
Thursday, September 27:  Bridge Club
Saturday, October 6:  Blessing of the Animals at 10:00 am