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

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ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER
This Saturday, March 18 at 6 pmHappy St. Patrick_s Day


Everyone love's St. Patrick's Day dinner at Resurrection!  Put on your Irish green and join us this Saturday, March 18 at 6 pm in the undercroft for corned beef, cabbage, Irish potatoes, carrots, rolls, salad and dessert. Hot dogs and chips will be available for those who (for some odd reason) are not Irish.

 

Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 - 12 (free under 5).  Please invite your friends and relatives. Proceeds will go to Church projects. 

 

Please e-mail or call Diane Gerlach if you are attending but did not sign-up on the Narthex bulletin board.

LENTEN-EASTER FORUM CONTINUES Embracing an Adult Faith
This Sunday between services

Make space on your calendar for a special 5-week Lenten-Easter forum entitled "Embracing an Adult Faith" by contemporary theologian Marcus Borg.  This will be a video led program that lasts about 30 min followed by a short discussion.
 
The series will run through March and on April 9 and 23.

This is an engaging forum that speaks to people concerning beliefs in God, Jesus, Salvation, Christian practice, and the Christian community.
FRIDAYS DURING LENT Stations of the Cross
Praying of the Rosary at 11:30 am
Stations of the Cross at 12:15 pm and 7 pm
 
Join us every Friday during Lent beginning at 11:30 am with the Praying of the Rosary followed by Stations of the Cross at 12:15 pm.   Stations of the Cross will also be held at 7 pm each Friday. 
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LOOKING FOR SOME TALENTED HELP
Please contact Jr Warden Les Woodward

Resurrection is wanting to find individuals who have skills to help around the church, both inside and outside.  The talents we are looking for are carpentry, plumbing, painting, wall papering, yard work and general cleaning.  Help in these areas will allow us to keep the building looking its best, lighten the work load for all and provide a good impression for visitors. 

Please sign the sheet in the Narthex and indicate your interests and skill capabilities. Co ntact Les Woodward, Junior Warden if you have questions.
Soles 4 Souls SOLES-4-SOULS RETURNS
Shoes now being accepted

During Lent (through April 13), we will collect used footwear in any condition

Please place your donated shoes in a designated box that will be placed in the Narthex.   Members of the Outreach Committee will pack, count, and deliver them to All Saints Lutheran Church which will deliver them to the collection site for Soles for Souls. This organization will repair and pass on the footwear to those who have none.

Please invite your friends and family members to participate!  Click here for more information.
Fr. David Lynch _ LENTEN MESSAGE FROM FR. LYNCH
Blessings for a Holy Lent

From the time we were children, our first question for Lent was often, "What are you giving up for Lent?" Giving something up for these 40 days is a custom that, when we were younger, helped us enter into the season with a sense of purpose and a greater awareness.  As adults, we might want to consider looking at Lent in a deeper way.

BLUE SPRINGS ECUMENICAL LENTEN SERVICES 
Next Wednesday at 6 pm at Resurrection
Community Lenten Services
Resurrection is joining with other Blue Springs churches in the sharing of food, fellowship and worship during Lent.  Each Wednesday in Lent, one church will host a meal beginning at 6 pm, followed by a Lenten community service at 6:40 pm  This year's theme is "What does it mean to be a Blue Springs Faith Community?"  The weekly offering from each service will be donated to the Community Services League.

Remaining schedule:
March 22:  Church of the Resurrection; message by  Rev Brad Bray
March 29:  Good Shepherd Christian; message by R ev Andrew Florio
April 5:  First Christian Church of Blue Springs; m essage by Rev. David Lynch
Small Great Things
FINDING FAITH THROUGH FICTION BOOK CLUB
7 pm Monday, April 3

The Finding Faith Through Fiction Book Club will next meet on Monday, April 3 at 7 pm in the Undercroft to discuss the book "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult.  

This book is #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER with richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power and race.