SSSJ News and Events for Aptil 7, 2019
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Once again we will be collecting cookies for Kairos, the prison ministry. Due date will be April 24th. Keep watching for more info. 

It's time for contributions to "Sights & Sounds". We use these contributions to pay special musicians for our Holy Week and Easter services. PLEASE contribute if you can. Forms on the Welcome Table.


To read the latest diocesan ECW newsletter, click here
To read the latest national ECW newsletter, click here
To donate diapers to The Diaper Bank of the Carolinas out of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, click here

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

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

Growing Home Southeast
GHSE focuses on building families and preventing poverty and child abuse.  SSSJ supports this organization by providing toys for children “adopted” from the Giving Tree at Christmas and providing Easter baskets at Easter time.   Pray for the families who will receive the baskets this Easter .and for the staff and volunteers who provide this ministry. Learn more here.

Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny 🐰is in need of:
  • grass
  • stuffed bunnies,
  • candy, individually wrapped
  • small: simple games, coloring/reading books, etc
  • or anything you would like to give fora medium sized basket
all for 50 baskets.🐇


[Red events are for youth at Gravatt]
4/5-7/19—Unconventional (Middle School) retreat
4/6/19—[Sat] Resurrections (Hot Dogs)
4/8/19—5th grade Bridge retreat registration deadline
4/14/19—Palm Sunday (;No 8 am Worship; Last Sunday School until after Easter)
4/18/19—Maundy Thursday (6 pm Soup Supper; 7 pm Footwashing & Worship)
4/19/19—Good Friday, Noon & 7 pm
4/20/19—Great Vigil of Easter 7:30 pm
4/21/19—Sunday of the Resurrection
4/27-28/19—5th Grade  Bridge Retreat


Sharing God's Love

Hello All:
   God bless each of you as you help Sharing God's Love minister to our community.  Without your help, we would not be able to meet their needs.
   Our spring yard sale is: Saturday, March 30th from 7:00am until noon, 147 Friarsgate Blvd (We will not be taking donations Thursday, Friday, or Saturday due to the yard sale.) 
   Our needs:  jelly, tea bags, cold cereal, paper towels, spaghetti sauce, mac and cheese, baby wipes and children's clothes-large sizes
   Many, many thanks.
   Shari Selke - Director; p. 803.732.3188
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Serving 4/7/19

Acolytes: (C) J Burton; (T1) A Genova; (T2) S Carpenter; (GB) N Ames
Ushers: M Yates, K Hoffman
Greeters: M Rubeiz
1st: Isaiah 43:16-21 D Newton
Psalm 126 
2nd: Philippians 3:4b-14 S Buck
Gospel: John 12:1-8
Prayers: N Hines
Chalicers: J Ritner, G Williams
Organist: B Johnson
Altar: N Alston, M Talbert, C Yates
Coffee: K Shepard, M Rubeiz
Counters: E Winter, J Clamp
Eucharistic Visitors: B Shepard, K Ford
Flowers: none
Plaza (Sat before): R Rubeiz

Serving 4/14/19

Acolytes: (C) W Graul; (T1) B Hendrix; (T2) J Gallagher; (GB) K Spangler
Ushers: J Phillips, J McLaughlin
Greeters: J Head
Pre-procession: Luke 19:28-40 Fr Jim
Pre-procession: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
1st: Isaiah 50:4-9a J Clamp
Psalm 31:9-16 
2nd: Philippians 2:5-11 
Gospel: Luke 22:14-23:56
Eyewitnesses: P Law, J Riley, E Winter, C Yates, J Dent
Prayers: C Johnson
Chalicers: R Talbert, R Funk
Organist: B Johnson
Altar: N Alston, M Talbert, C Yates
Coffee: M & J Leonard
Counters: C Armstrong, M Dent
Eucharistic Visitors: J Gallagher, J Ritner
Plaza (Sat before): B McNish

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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