LAYING-ON-OF-HANDS FOR HEALING We offer Healing Prayer with laying-on-of-hands on Sundays at all services ANNOUNCEMENTS 17 JANUARY 2010 during the time of Communion and on Thursdays at the Noon Service: S T . G REGORY ’ S E PISCOPAL C HURCH 8:00 AM. & 10:00 AM Altar Rail in the Chapel 6:00 PM Altar Rail in the Main Church SUNDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE TODAY’s Coffee Hour after the 10 a.m. service is 8:00 A.M. - Holy Eucharist and Sermon hosted by the Russell and Barkes Families in honor of WHEAT-FREE COMMUNION WAFERS are available. Please let us know when you come for communion or request in advance (561-395-8285). 10:00 A.M. - Choral Eucharist & Sermon Brandon’ Barkes’ birthday. Happy Birthday, Brandon! 10:00 A.M.- Church School NURSERY CARE 6:00 P.M. - Holy Eucharist and Sermon Child Care is provided during the 8:00 and 10:00 AM services. An attendant is COFFEE HOUR HOSTS needed after the 10 a.m. service for January 24 in the Nursery from 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM WEEKDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE and thereafter except for the second Sunday of each month when Brothers serve 9:00 A.M. - Morning Prayer Monday - Friday breakfast/brunch. Please sign up in Harris Hall or call Marilyn Athey at 561- ALTAR GUILD ATTENDANTS THIS WEEK 12:00 Noon - Holy Eucharist Monday - Friday Betty McGehee,* Sue D’Ambrosio, Susan Halsey, Annette Levin, Sherry Muro, 6:30 P.M. - Evening Prayer- Wednesday Barbara Schaefer, Brenda Schell ALTAR FLOWERS are given today by Mr. and Mrs. Robin Hardy in The Rev. Andrew J. Sherman, Rector - Ext. 603 loving memory of their daughter Patricia. email@example.com PRAYERS FOR OUR PARISH FAMILIES THIS WEEK Norma Prentice, Nance Previt, Michard & Joyce Pribell, Rev. George & Bar- TODAY-NEWCOMER BRUNCH—immediately following the 10 AM bara Price, Donald & Bianca Pucci S T . G R E GOR Y ’ S E P I SC OP A L C HU R C H Service. Fr. Andrew and Anita will welcome all newcomers to a brunch in the 100 N.E. Mizner Boulevard rectory, 245 N.E. 2nd St., Boca Raton. If you have recently started attending P.O. Box 1503 St. Gregory’s, please plan to attend. RSVP to Anne Koch (561) 347—0354 or WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS ALL WHO ARE ILL, especially Boca Raton, FL 33429-1503 e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Clark Bailey Joan Gepford Carole McGee Shirley & Ed Bowyer David Gury Barbara Miner 561-395-8285 email@example.com Hallie Brooks Charles Heebner Mike & Flo O’Brien 561-395-8339 (fax) www.stgregorysepiscopal.org Fran Conn Joe Houghton Jim Sorensen TODAY AT 4:00 PM Robbie & Lilly DiGiacamo Maria Jacoby Kip Speyer BRIAN WM. DAVEY WILL PRESENT AN ORGAN CONCERT Carlos Estrada Susan Manwaring Madeline Stein COMMERATING HIS 35TH ANNIVERSARY Tommie Frank Jean & Jerry Martin Michelle Stillman AS A CHURCH MUSICIAN Nashaud Fancy Claire McCarthy Frank Vann ANNUAL PARISH MEETING The concert will feature well-known organ pieces by great composers, Betty & Fred Fegel Peggy McCall Bessie Wright Sunday, January 31st following the 10 AM Service as well as Brian’s own favorite pieces that the congregation has enjoyed Bob Gangi over the years. The Concert will be recorded and a Compact Disc will Adam, April, Jean, Jim, Terri, Marcia One of the major items on the agenda is the election of four new vestry ***** members. Vestry members who are retiring have nominated Anne Koch, be available shortly after the concert for a nominal charge. Deceased: P. C. Cherian, Monica Chlumecky, Doris Huff, Dorothy Hartswick, Carole Kain, Dale Gregory, Jack Levine, Nancy Stroud and Bill The Choir will host a Reception following the concert. Betty Miles Unger. Please give any additional names to one of the retiring Vestry persons, i.e., George Giosmas, David Gury, Sandy Laman, or Rimmie Mac Laren. Ensure that the proposed candidate has agreed to run and DAUGHTERS OF THE KING—Ethel Odessa chapter will meet Wed, Jan SERVING AT WORSHIP SERVICES THIS LORD’S DAY 20th in the Conference Room after morning prayer. 8:00 AM will serve, if elected. A light lunch will be served prior to the meeting. Verger: Char Vinik ST. GREGORY’S 2010 PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES TO BEGIN! Lay Readers: Susan Hawkins and Melanie Bynum THURSDAY, JANUARY 21ST : 7:00 PM, HARRIS HALL Prayers of the People: Heidi Hileman Lay Eucharistic Ministers: Heidi Hileman, Susan Hawkins “WOMEN IN ISLAM” Acolyte: Anderson Wheeler Presented by Dr. Lucinda Allen Mosher, Th.D., Christian Ethicist who works as Ushers: Jack Merkl, Bill Lintz, Jeff Eastburn a consultant, author and educator on inter-religious matters. Greeter: Connie Jones A reception will follow ! 10:00 AM There are varieties of gifts, but the same Vergers: Andrew Owens, Clark Bailey Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but Lay Reader: Bill Unger, Jean Martin the same Lord; and there are varieties of ac- DR. CHARLES WISSINK WILL BEGIN NEW LECTURE SERIES Prayers of the People: Joyce Dawson tivities, but it is the same God who activates Next Sunday, January 24, 9 AM, Conf. Rm. Lay Eucharistic Ministers: Raynold Auguste, Roberta & Joanne Stanley, Joyce Various Biblical Themes Dawson all of them in everyone…. All these are acti- The first session will ask the question, “What’s in a Name?” “Should Christians call Acolytes: Rachel, Erika, and Grant Laman vated by one and the same Spirit, who allots the Lord “Allah?” “Why is LORD capitalized in our Psalms? Come with your ques- tions and join the discussion. Ushers: Gerald D’Ambrosio, Hal Wiseman, Doug Porto to each one individually just as the Spirit 6:00 PM chooses. I Corinthians 12:2-11 Lay Assistants: Kip Barkley It is with sorrow that we announce the death of Dorothy Hartswick, our centenarian whose birthday we celebrated July 2009. The family will be hold- ing a memorial service at a later date. Dorothy came to St. Gregory’s in 1972 and faithfully served as a Lay Eucharistic Minister up until 2006. THE HAITIAN SITUATION THIS WEEK The following excerpts are from Fr. Andrew’s letter to the congregation. YOUTH ANNOUNCEMENTS The full text is on the website. Www.stgregorysepiscopal.org Please pray for the people of Haiti and for a generous response from the TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY, Conference Room 10AM church and the world community…. Our contact with the Episcopal Diocese of Today— Middle School Youth meeting— 11:30 to 1 pm CENTERING PRAYER, Groups meet: Haiti has informed us that Trinity Cathedral, the diocesan complex and the No High School Youth meeting today due to tomorrow’s activity. Next week, we will start planning a Mini Kanuga! TUESDAY 3:00 PM in the Library THURSDAY 9:45 AM in the Bishop’s residence have been completely destroyed. Chapel ...Our ministry leadership team, led by Dave and Deacon Anita, are working WEDNESDAY - MEN’S SPIRITUALITY to establish contact. They will begin making assessments of the needs of St. 2010 CALENDAR OVERVIEW Led by Fr, Andrew, 7:30 AM at the First Watch Restaurant, St. Andrews Marie Madeleine and the community of Bondeau and how we can most effec- • Monday, January 18th (Martin Luther King Day). 8:20 –12 Noon. Blvd. between Glades Rd and Palmetto Park Rd. tively respond to those needs,, as information becomes available. We will painting a house for Habitat for Humanity’s program ...Bishop Frade is requesting that funds can be sent directly to Episcopal Chari- “A Brush of Kindness”. (See below) Ages 14+ WEDNESDAY 4-5:30, BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK. Come help • Saturday, January 30th 5:00 PM Help setup for CROSS DIN- pack food for Boca Raton’s underprivileged school children, Harris Hall. ties, our diocesan arm for disaster relief. Checks can be made to “Episcopal Charities of Southeast Florida” and sent to the diocesan office: 525 N.E. 15th NER Provide Childcare and play games! (HS, MS) WEDNESDAY 5:00—6:00 pm LITERATURE & SPIRITUALITY. St., Miami, FL 33131. Alternately, checks can be made out to St. Gregory’s • Friday Night-Saturday Morn. February 5-6 “SLEEPOUT C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce, chaps. 1-10. Episcopal Church and marked in the memo line “Haiti Relief” to be directed 2010” WEDNESDAY 5:45-6:30 PM—FELLOWSHIP SUPPER, HARRIS HALL to our partners in Bondeau. (HS) Sleep outside at Meyer Amphitheatre to raise awareness Come before or after class and enjoy a simple meal for a nominal fee about homelessness. We are using our website to update the congregation on the relief effort. Join WEDNESDAY 6:00-8:00 YOUTH CONFIRMATION CLASSES, Youth Rm • Sunday, February 7— Super Bowl Party (MS, HS) me in praying for the people of Haiti. WEDNESDAY 6:30-7:00 PM, EVENING PRAYER - CHAPEL • Saturday, February 20th Vendor Fair Fundraiser (MS, HS) Christ’s peace, WEDNESDAY, 7-8:30PM DOCC , Conf. Rm. • Saturday, April 17—Diocesan Acolyte Festival (MS,HS) Parables of the Kingdom in Scripture & Fiction. The Rev. Andrew J. Sherman • Friday—Saturday, April 23,24 - 30 Hour Famine (HS) WEDNESDAY 7-8 PM Fr. Andrew’s Bible Study class is studying the • June 12-18 Mission Trip Book of Acts, Harris Hall • June 20-26 Kanuga Retreat FRIDAY WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 9-11 AM led by Melissa Turmo. The class is studying The Gospel of St. John. Class meets at SAVE THE DATE ! ! ! the home of Anne Koch, 745 Oleander Street, Boca Raton ***** CROSS II DINNER Details about - Habitat for Humanity’s Program Sat., January 30, 2010, 6:00 PM “A Brush of Kindness” Monday, January 18th St. Gregory’s Harris Hall 9:00 AM—!2 Noon NEW MEMOIR WRITING CLASS TO BEGIN — Buffet dinner, live band & activities for children of all ages United We Serve is celebrating Martin Luther King Day with a day of Tuesday, January 19, 1 pm—3:00 for seven weeks in the service on Monday, January 18th. We will work with Habitat for Hu- SILENT AUCTION: Getaways, Golf at Royal Palm, Tug Boat Ride manity to paint a house in Boynton Beach. This is a new program Conference Room, Harris Hall, 2nd floor. Participants do out of Port Everglades, Three Forks Steak House Dinner for 2, not have to be experienced writers, and it is open to the called “A Brush with Kindness.” It serves homeowners who live within Consultation & Dinner by Florida Culinary Institute Chef a 350 foot “halo” around our Habitat for Humanity homes and are strug- public. A nominal registration fee includes textbook, binder and class supplies. Feel free to audit the first class. DESSERT AUCTIONEER —FATHER SHERMAN gling day-to-day to maintain the exteriors of their homes. The improve- Back by popular demand ments made create a beautifying “halo effect” to the neighborhood. We For information & registration, call Justine —561-994-0495 or Will auction fabulous homemade desserts created by parish members will leave the Church Parking lot at 8:20am and arrive at worksite by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. C.R.O.S.S. (Compassion and outReach to Others By Serving Our Sav- 8:55 a.m. and work 9:00 AM –Noon. Please wear close-toed shoes and ior) comfortable work clothes. The Cross Committee is requesting that members of St. Gregory’s provide support for this event by donating an item for the silent auction (value $100.00 or more) Some suggestions: • A fishing trip • Tickets to sporting events (Dolphins, Marlins, Heat, Panthers) • Items dealing with children—such as a Chuck-E-Cheese Party, Tickets to Butterfly World, Lion Country Safari, or the Children’s YOUTH GROUP PARENTS’ NEXT MEETING Museum If you choose to donate an item, a donor information form needs to be Monday, January 25th in the Youth Room @ 7pm completed. Contact Nannette Sabo @email@example.com for the form. If there is anything specific you wish to discuss, please give Fr. Joel a ATTENTION ALL MINISTRY LEADERS: call: 561-699-3804. DEADLINE for Weekly Bulletin Announcements is WEDNESDAY @ noon. Cost: Donor $50 per person Patron: $75 per person Send to - firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets on sale today in the Courtyard.