Episcopal Church
of the Resurrection
1433 NW R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, Missouri  64015
 
(816) 228-4220
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Lent
Prayer Request                                                      
PRESENTATION TOMORROW AFTER BOTH SERVICES ON THE ST. FRANCIS PROGRAM BY ARLA WITTE-SIMPSON
NECESSITY PANTRY IN-GATHERING TOMORROW
Food Pantry
Monetary gifts also appreciated

Thank you for your previous contributions!  Most needed items this month include hand soap, dish soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, adult diapers, seasonal clothing, canned soup and plastic bags to pack goods in for taking home from the pantry.  (Please flatten the bags and stack them for ease of use.)
MEN'S GROUP MEETING AT BIGGS
Men_s Group
Next Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 pm

The Resurrection Men's group and friends will meet the evening of Thursday, March 21 at the Bigg's home.

Please bring a beverage to share.  We'll provide the pizza.  Plan for an evening of fellowship and planning.

BIBLE STUDY DURING LENT
Paul_s Letter to the Romans
Every Wednesday at 1:00 pm

NO Wednesday evening bible study until after Easter.

 

Bible Study every Wednesday at 1 pm, currently studying Paul's letter to the Romans.

 

SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS MONTH
Severe Weather Awareness
Be Prepared!

March is severe weather awareness month. Are you prepared? Issues to address:
  • Weather radio
  • What to do when the siren's sound
  • Supplies to support your family for 3 days
For more information research the following websites:

LENTEN AND EASTER SCHEDULE

LENT Schedule: Lent Schedule

  • Every Friday: Stations of the Cross and Rosary at 12:15 pm in the nave
  • Holy Week services Monday through Friday, all starting at 7:00 pm
    • Monday and Tuesday-Rite I spoken Holy Eucharist with hymns
    • Wednesday - Tenebrae
    • Maundy Thursday and all night Vigil with Agape meal at 6:00 pm in the Undercroft
    • Holy Friday-Veneration of the Cross and Eucharist
    • Saturday evening Great Vigil of Easter with reception following
Easter Sunday:
    • One service at 10:30 am
    • NO Sunday evening service
What_s Happeninng
Ecumenical Lenten Program Series 
Five churches in Blue Springs, including Resurrection, share every Wednesday during Lent a common meal beginning at 6:00 pm followed by a 6:40 pm Lenten worship service.  This year's theme is "Becoming".   Offerings will support the Blue Springs Community Services League.

Wednesday,  March 20:    Host - Good Shepherd Christian Church, 111 SW Woods Chapel Road.  Message by Mr. Jim McDonald

Wednesday, March 27:  Host - Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, 3108 SW US Hwy 40.  Message by the Rev. Virginia Pych

Wednesday, April 3:  Host - Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 1433 NW R.D. Mize Road.  Message by the Rev. Andrew Florio

Wednesday, April 10:  Host - All Saints Lutheran Church, 421 SW 19th Street.  Message by the Rev. Cliff Caton

Outdoor Church Cleanup April 6 at 9:00 am
Mark your calendar and plan to join in on the fellowship, fresh air and helping hands to clean-up the outside of the Church on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 9:00 am.

Weekly Bible Study
Join us every Wednesday at 1:00 pm.  Wednesday evening Bible Study on hiatus until after Easter.

Stations of the Cross/Rosary every Friday during Lent
Every Friday during Lent at 12:15 pm, March 8 - April 19.

Save items for our Summer Garage Sale
We are planning a large Church Garage Sale on June 14-15.. Please save your items now for donation later this year!
SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE
Sunday Evening Service
Sundays at 5:30 pm

Please join us for our Sunday evening service at 5:30 pm.  Worship consists of liturgy of the word with music and Eucharist following the  Enriching Our Worship  settings. Candle light, Icons, occasional incense and a casual setting are highlights of this new service. A light reception follows with relevant scripture discussions.
ALL SAINTS LUTHERAN CHURCH TALENT SHOW Talent Show
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Information about this fun event, along with a sign-up sheet, is on the bulletin board in the narthex. This will be a great evening to share some fun with our neighbor Lutheran's.

Please mark your calendar and think of any skit, talent or performance that could be fitting for this event. Everyone is welcome regardless of age and professional abilities!

COMING UP 
Important events and dates

Sunday, March 17:  Presentation on St. Francis Program by Arla Witte-Simpson after 8 am and 10:30 am services

Monday, March 18:  Daughters of the King meeting at 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 20:   Blue Springs Ecumenical Lenten Program Series at Good Shepherd Christian Church

Sunday, March 24:  Lenten Adult Forum Part I with Dr. Bill Stancil

Saturday, March 30:  Church Yard Sale planning meeting at 10:00 am

Sunday, March 31:  Lenten Adult Forum Part II with Dr. Bill Stancil