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					  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.
                                                                                                         asherman@st-gregorys.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 getakoch@yahoo.com.
Clark Bailey                Joan Gepford              Carole McGee
Shirley & Ed Bowyer         David Gury                Barbara Miner              561-395-8285                                    office@st-gregorys.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 jrkuntz@comcast.net.                                                          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 @nlsabo@gmail.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 - announcements@st-gregorys.com                                         Tickets on sale today in the Courtyard.

				
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