Episcopal Church
of the Resurrection
1433 NW R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, Missouri  64015
 
(816) 228-4220
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Pentecost

This Sunday is the

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Services at 8:00 am and 10:30 am

Harmony Handful at 10:30 am service


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Harmony Handful
THIS SUNDAY AT CHURCH,  AUGUST 12

Bring your school backpacks and supplies for blessing at the altar!

We will also have the Harmony Handful Barbershop Chorus  providing special musical selections at the 10:30 am service.
T-Bones
T-BONES BASEBALL
Next Wednesday, August 15 at 7:05 pm

How about a night out at the ballgame in an air-conditioned suite for $15 per ticket? 

Please sign up TODAY in the narthex or let John Biggs know so we can reserve the suite. Family and friends are welcome!! We will plan to carpool from the church.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING
Saturday, August 18, at 10:00 am         
   
Extinguisher Training
Resurrection will host the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District as they present a fire extinguisher class next
Saturday, August 18, at the Church beginning at 10:00 am.  The program will start with a brief classroom setting and then proceed to practical training in the parking lot.
 
The program is open to everyone.  Please bring expired extinguishers from your home to use if you have any.
Organ Stops
VESTRY APPROVES PURCHASE OF NEW ORGAN  
Thank you Resurrection!

The Vestry voted this week to proceed with the purchase of a  Johannus D-470 Ecclesia organ based on pledges and gifts received to date from parishioners and friends!

Additional contributions are still being accepted.  Please use the link below to notify the Treasurer if you would like to make a gift.

The new organ will replace our current 30+ year old Rodgers electronic organ.  The instrument was selected by a committee of experts considering value, price, quality and sound. The actual delivery date of the new organ will be determined after the factory schedules production of the instrument. 
OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES Outreach
  • Necessity Pantry In-gathering on August 19; needs this month include seasonal clothing, razors and bar soap.
  • The Outreach committee is in the process of arranging a meal delivery to the persons living at Woods Chapel Lodge. This is a residence for the aging community of Blue Springs who are on a fixed income. We will begin with our first meal in August. We will need cooking staff, serving staff and clean up staff. Young and old are encouraged to contact Rich Conn or Annie Scott for details. 
  • The Necessity Pantry at St. Michael's; Independence is asking for help the second Tuesday of each month, from 4-6 p.m. and the third Saturday from 10:00 am -12 Noon. 
SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE PLANNING MEETING
Sunday, August 19 at 9:15 am          
   
Sunday Evening Service Father David invites everyone interested in helping brainstorm and design what our new Sunday evening service may look like to attend a planning meeting at 9:15 am on Sunday, August 19.

Bring your thoughts, ideas, and desires to discuss music, liturgy and format.
PICTORIAL DIRECTORY
    
Photos to be taken on Sept. 7 and 8
  
We have contracted with Lifetouch to create a new pictorial directory for our parish! 
 
Portraits will be taken on Friday, September 7 from 2 pm to 9 pm and on Saturday, September 8 from 10 am to 5 pm.
 
Each single/family will receive a free 8 x 10 portrait and a pictorial directory.  We want everyone's picture in our directory.  Save the date!!
Mark Your Calendars
COMING UP 
Important events and dates

Sunday, August 12:  Harmony Handful at 10:30 am service
Wednesday, August 15: T-Bones baseball game in Suite at 7:05 pm
Saturday, August 18:  Fire Extinguisher training at 10:00 am
Sunday, August 19:  Kickoff Sunday; Sunday Evening Service planning meeting at 9:15 am
Sunday, September 16:  Starlight Theater