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August 8, 2019

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During August, the Parish Office is closed on Fridays until after Labor Day.    The Wednesday 11:30 am service is taking a break starting again on September 11. 
 
During August there is one service on Sundays at 9:30 am followed by lemonade on the lawn Our 8:30 am and 10:30 am services resume on Sunday, September 8.
 
Church Keys - Do you have a key to the church exterior doors that you do not use? These are MEDECO keys that are not to be duplicated and cost a fair amount when ordering new ones. Please return your key to the church office. You can slip it under the PA's door or put it in the Office mailbox in the copier room. Thank you!
 
UPCOMING
 
SAVE THE DATE : Ann ual Parish Retreat at Shrine Mont - Orkney Spring VA. Oct ober 18-20th 2019. Great family fun, and the return of Karaoke! Mark your calendar now. Registration opens in September. For questions ask Susan Callahan or Nell Jeter.
 
Susan Callahan would like to invite you to the opening reception and artist talk on September 12, 2019 at 6 pm.  Her work - Kitchen Stories: Life in a Commercial  will be exhibited at the Members Gallery of the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, 105 N Union Street Alexandria VA. Everyone is welcome, the exhibit will hang until October 5th. For more information please contact Susan at  chefsusan@verizon.net 
  
ONGOING
Saint Luke Food Pantry - You might want to use the following guide for making food pantry contributions in August.  All items are needed.  CANS: chicken, tuna, chili, hearty soups, black and kidney beans, pasta meals, fruit, vegetables.  JARS:  pasta sauce (also available in cans), peanut butter.  BAGS: rice, dried black and kidney beans.  BOXES: pasta, nutritious cold and hot cereals.  TUBES: squeeze jelly to go with the peanut butter.  Condiments and seasonings are also welcomed.  Thank you.  Let's fill up those bins at the back of church.


LECTIONARY AND WEEKLY CALENDAR  
The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
Psalm:    50:1-6            
Epistle:    Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
The Gospel:   Luke 12:32-40

The Week of August 11, 2019

Sun       
8/11
Holy Eucharist Rite II, 9:30 am
Lemonade on the Lawn
BSA Troop 97, 4 pm, PH
Manantial de Vida Apostolic, 5    pm, Church
Mon      
8/12
Manantial de Vida Apostolic, 6:30 pm, 
Church
Tues  
8/13
SDA Worship, 6 pm, Church

Wed
8/14
Lunch Bunch, 12:20 pm, PH
French Class, 2 pm, PH
Thur     
8/15
Manantial de Vida Apostolic, 6:30  pm, PH
Fri  
8/16
Office closed
Dobson Funeral, 11 am, Church
SDA Worship, 6 pm, Church
Sat       
8/17
Needlers, 9 am, SFR
SDA Worship, 9 am, Church
SDA Sabbath School, 9:30 am, PH, EW
SDA Cmte. Meetings, 12:30 - 3 pm, PH
SDA Worship, 5 pm, Church
Manantial de Vida Apostolic, 6 pm, EW   
Sun     
8/18
Holy Eucharist, Rite II, 9:30 am
Lemonade on the Lawn
BSA Troop 97, 4 pm, PH
Manantial de Vida Apostolic Church, 5 pm, Church
Youth Group, 6 pm, offsite

Altar Flowers & Presence Light

 

August 11 Flowers

Ray & Deena Groshong

Dorothy Turner Jones


Candle

 

August 18 Flowers

Sue & John Womack


Candle

Patricia Dorn & Family

August 25 Flowers Patricia Dorn & Family

Candle

Patricia Dorn & Family

September 1 Flowers

Candle Carol Lewis
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