March 10, 2016

Episcopal Church of the Resurrection

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

This Sunday

Fifth Sunday in Lent
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.
Final Blue Springs Ecumenical
 Lenten Service next
Wednesday at 6:00 pm

Join the Blue Springs community next Wednesday, March 16 at 6:00 pm for a light dinner followed
 by a short Lenten service at 6:40 pm.
 The service will be at Good Shepherd Christian Church, 111 SW Woods Chapel Rd, Blue Springs.  Pastor Brad Bray of All Saints Lutheran Church will be preaching.
Thank you!!!

Incredible thanks to everyone who participated in making the Ecumenical Lenten dinner and service at Resurrection this week such a huge success.  We received many, many accolades and thanks for the evening.  Thank you!
Game Night

Game Night on 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!
Acolyte Training previously scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed.
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Lenten Forum resumesHazardous Saints
this Sunday at 9:15 am; Spaghetti lunch following 10:30 service

Join us for another session of Hazardous Saints this Sunday beginning at 9:15 am.  Then join us for spaghetti lunch following the 10:30 am service provided by the Hospitality Committee.
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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 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 some hotdogs and chips!)

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Necessity Pantry Needs for March

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
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.
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Finding Faith Through Fiction Book Club
Book Club

FINDING FAITH THROUGH FICTION Book Club will hold its first meeting on April 4th at 6:00 pm in the undercroft.  We will be discussing "At Home in Mitford" by Jan Karon.  The Mid-Continent Public Library has 20+ copies in various forms available.

Contact Jan Brill know if you have questions or need information at   or 816-286-0380.