Bulletin announcements

These are the announcements set to appear in Sunday’s bulletin.

Parish Family Weekend: Kanuga Conference Center
Hendersonville, North Carolina
January 12-15, 2018
Stay 2 OR 3 nights
Join your St. Thaddeus Family in the mountains of North Carolina
For Worship, Fellowship, and Fun
Online Registration is available HERE

Cursillo Weekend February 8-11, 2018: Have you ever wondered, “What is my purpose in life? Why am I here?
Does God have a plan for me? Are faith and belief the same thing?”
If you have or have had these types of questions or similar ones, you might consider attending a Cursillo weekend. The weekend runs from Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon. The next weekend is February 8 – 11, 2018, at Bishop Gravatt Conference Center.
Cursillo is a ministry in the Episcopal Church, with the support of our bishop. The weekend has fifteen talks, over three days, given by lay persons and clergy, then discussed in small groups. It provides an opportunity to deepen your faith and to experience the love of God within a supportive and prayerful community. Cursillo is also a method of maintaining a personal relationship with Christ and the means to further enhance, support, and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in our environments. All worship services are from The Book of Common Prayer.
For more information, contact Ed Schneider, ESchneider@acm.org. Learn more about Cursillo on the diocesan website: http://www.edusc.org/cursillo/cursillo.html.

Volunteer Opportunity Available: A new volunteer billet of Volunteer Coordinator is being established at St. Thaddeus. For the right person, this will be an exciting opportunity to interact with all of the church’s ministries. The task will be to manage all elements of volunteering at St. Thaddeus. The role involves assessing and meeting needs for the various ministries through the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. If you are interested in this position or have questions, please speak with Fr. Grant or call the church office at 803-648-5497.

LET'S START KNITTING AND CROCHETING: Come knit, crochet, needlepoint, or sew with us. Don’t know how? Someone in the group will! Bring your materials. We’ll have project ideas and we’d love to hear about more. We have a morning and an evening group on Tuesdays. am: 9:30 to 11:00 and pm: 6:30 to 8:00.
We meet at the Extended Care cottage on the Mead Hall Aiken Prep Campus located off Florence Street.
Directions from St. Thaddeus: Drive south on Barnwell to Florence Street, NW. Turn left onto Florence. Turn right into the third driveway to the parking lot. (Or the fourth driveway just before Richland Avenue, if you miss the third) The building is the white house on the right, in front of the volley ball court. Contact Susan Stribling at ssusanse@aol.com

GRIEF SUPPORT: We invite you to come be with us as we share with and support each other during the grief process. Deacon Jane will be with us as we try to find Peace after the death of a loved one. All are welcome to join us. We will be meeting at 10:30 to 11:30 AM on the first and third Monday of each month starting on June 5th at a cottage on the “upper campus” of Mead Hall.
Directions from St. Thaddeus: Drive south on Barnwell to Florence Street, NW. Turn left onto Florence. Turn right into the third driveway to the parking lot. (Or the fourth driveway just before Richland Avenue, if you miss the third) The building is the white house on the right, in front of the volley ball court.
If you have questions call Gail Butler at 649-1741.

ECW LUNCH BUNCH: September 28, 2017 at
The Willcox Hotel 100 Colleton Avenue SW
MENU
Grilled chicken salad, bacon, parmesan and garlic
croutons, Caesar dressing
OR
Cod fillet, sautéed corn, sweet baby bells and
tomatoes, cilantro lime sauce
DESSERT – Homemade ice cream
All served with iced tea, coffee, rolls
$22 includes tax and gratuity
HOSTESSES – Tina Marinaccio and Debbie Ashcraft
SPEAKER – Christine Rolka, Executive Director of Hitchcock Woods Foundation
PROGRAM – History of Hitchcock Woods and issues of today
Please make checks payable to Tina Marinaccio
129 Balfour Court Aiken, SC 29803
Include menu choice on the memo line to be received
by September 23rd.
Any questions, email Tina at warrenandtina@gmail.com

EYC NEWS: October 1st we will be participating in our annual Pet Wash and Blessing! This event will be held on the St. Thaddeus Campus. The washing of pets begins at 3PM, and the blessing of the animals follows at 4PM. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet and or dirty, as well as a towel or two to help dry off the animals.
If you plan to attend please let Hughes know mcglonehughes@gmail.com.
As with all our events all friends are invited to attend, EYC is open to all youth in grades 6th-12th.

AREA CHURCHES TOGETHER SERVING: The September donation is canned fruit. The October donation will be jelly.

THE ORDER OF SAINT LUKE’S: The Order of St. Luke Healing Hands of Jesus Chapter meets at St. Augustine’s of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 1630 Silver Bluff Rd., on the second Monday evening of each month. At 6 p.m. there is a short study, and at 7 p.m. there is a Healing Service. All are welcome for both or for either part.

Men of St. Thaddeus (M.O.S.T): We will meet from 6:00 to about 8:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, in the Stevenson-McClelland building for a meal and fellowship. We’ll start cooking around 6:15 p.m. The purpose of this group is to get to know each other better, and to figure out what we want to do next month. Here are the “rules”: Bring your entrée to cook on the grill. Salad, “taters” and liquid refreshment will be provided. A donation to cover cost of salad, “taters” and liquid refreshment of $2 appreciated, but not required. Programs are optional; if you want one, you are in charge (here’s a meeting without an Agenda—that’s unique). This is “men’s night out”.

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