SSSJ News and Events for May 12, 2019
 
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Priorities
Resurrections / Lunch on the Lawn
Sharing God's Love
Shepherd's Center
Episcopal Relief Fund
Snack Pack Ministry
Growing Home Southeast

Projects 2019
Unexpected Needs
Diocesan Outreach
Rector's Discretionary Fund

Ministries
3/4 Field Building Operating Costs for Use by Community Groups
     ~Cai Armstrong
 

GEMS


No GEMS in May but . . . Marie and Ralph Rubeiz and Marie and George Roper will host GEMS on June 14.  As usual, let the Rubeiz's or the Ropers know you are coming so you will have a seat. Bring a dish to share.

Dates

[Red events are for youth at Gravatt]
5/12/19    Easter 4 (Mother’s Day)
5/19/19    Easter 5—Last Sunday school until Fall 
5/26/19    Easter 6 (Memorial Day Weekend)
6/1/19      [Sat] Resurrections (Hot Dogs)
6/2/19      Easter 7 
6/9/19      Pentecost
6/14/19    GEMS
6/16/19    Trinity Sunday (Father’s Day)
6/23/19    Pent 2 (Prop 7)
6/30/19    Pent 3 (Prop 8)
7/7/19      Pent 4 (Prop 9)
7/14/19     Pent 5 (Prop 10)
7/21/19     Pent 6 (Prop 11)
7/28/19     Pent 7 (Prop 12)

Sharing God's Love

Hello Everyone:
   Thank you so much for your support.  Sharing God's Love is able to help those in need in our community because of your continued assistance.
   We would like to thank all who supported Sharing God's Love through Midlands Gives.  Also, we would like to thank those who participated in the Stamp Out Hunger Drive.
   Sharing God's Love needs a volunteer on Wednesday morning from 9:00am to 12:00pm to work in the clothing and household areas.  Please contact Shari Selke at 803.732.3188 if you can help.  
   Our current ministry needs:  spaghetti sauce, mac & cheese, canned meats, paper towels, canned or boxed potatoes, king and queen sized bedding and new undergarments, all sizes for men, women & children
   School supplies:  gently used back packs, #2 pencils, colored markers, colored pencils, and black dry eraser markers, 2-pocket folders with prongs
   Many, many thanks.
     Shari Selke - Director; p. 803.732.3188
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Serving 5/12/19

Acolytes: (C) W Graul; (T1) A Genova; (T2) J Gallagher; (GB) K Spangler
Ushers: J Phillips, J McLaughlin
Greeters: M Rubeiz
1st: Acts 9:36-43 B Hendrix
Psalm 23 "Shepherd me, O God" 
2nd: Revelation 7:9-17 D Law
Gospel: John 10:22-30
Prayers: M Talbert
Chalicers: D Graul, C Neuburger
Organist: B Johnson
Altar: L Sitnik, J Hendricks, M Rubeiz
Coffee: The Alstons, The Dents
Counters: C Armstrong, M Dent
Eucharistic Visitors: J Gallagher, J Ritner
Flowers: G Williams
Plaza (Sat before): B McNish

Serving 5/17/19

Acolytes: (C) J Burton; (T1) M Bosworth; (T2) K Armstrong; (GB) N Ames
Ushers: The Laws
Greeters: J Head
1st: Acts 11:1-18 J Hendricks
Psalm 148 
2nd: Revelation 21:1-6 P Law
Gospel: John 13:31-35
Prayers: E Winter
Chalicers: B Hendrix, J Riley
Organist: B Johnson
Altar: L Sitnik, J Hendricks, M Rubeiz
Coffee: S Teel, C Yates
Counters: M Lyerly, K Shepard
Eucharistic Visitors: C Armstrong, L Morrisette, C Johnson
Flowers: S Teel
Plaza: The Bohrs

Leadership at SSSJ

Mark Abdelnour—Rector
Missy Talbert—Senior Warden
Edwina Winter—Junior Warden & Worship
David Wallace—Stewardship
Amie Ritner—Fellowship
Ronnie Johnson—Building and Grounds
Cai Armstrong—Outreach
Michele Lyerly—Pastoral Care
Charlie Genova—Christian Formation

Jim Dent—Treasurer
Roz Funk—Clerk







 

 
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