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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE SAVE THE DATES JUNE 18 SAT. YOUNG ADULT CELEBRATION NIGHT: Each LOOKING AHEAD June 12, 2011 13 MONDAY month we will designate a night to gather and celebrate events in the lives Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. 1st Floor of young adult community members, such as birthdays, engagements, ba- Women to Women 10:00 a.m. Trinity Center bies, moving, etc.! June’s celebration will be held at the home of Joy Miller (1801 Rhodes Rd., 78721) 6-10:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, email Amy Moehnke at firstname.lastname@example.org. Adults only, please. 14 TUESDAY JUNE 21 TUES. “CLIMATE OF CHANGE”: As part of its Green- Men’s Bible Study 7:00 a.m. Guild Room Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. 1st Floor Faith initiative, the St. David’s Green Team and the Environmental Guild Women to Women 9:30 a.m. Trinity Center will host a screening of “Climate of Change,” a documentary that features Art From the Streets 1:30 p.m. Trinity Center individuals around the world who have found innovative and simple ways St. David’s Environmental Guild 5:30 p.m. Library to reduce their negative impact on the environment. We will begin at JG: Practicing Theology 6:30 p.m. Guild Room 6:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner in Sumners Hall. Everyone is welcome! Women’s Spirituality Group 6:30 p.m. Bride’s Room JUNE 30 THURS. MEN’S GROUP BASEBALL NIGHT: For their June gathering, the Men’s Group will meet at the Dell Diamond at 6:45 A weekly digest of parish announcements l VOLUME 16, NO. 24 p.m. to watch a game between the Round Rock Express and the Nashville 15 WEDNESDAY Sound minor league baseball teams. Discount tickets ($6 for the Home RECTOR’S CR AIL HALL MEETING Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. 1st Floor Neighbor to Neighbor 9:30 a.m. Trinity Center Run Porch) will be pre-purchased for those who register via the web or Jobs Group 12:30 p.m. Library by contacting Catherine Roberts (email@example.com or 610-3530) no The Rev. David Boyd will address the parish regarding the current ‘state Youth Ministry Meeting 5:00 p.m. Library later than Monday, June 20. Tickets at the game will cost $9 and will have of the church’ today during the Christian formation time (10:25-11:10 Parish Dinner 5:30 p.m. Sumners Hall to be purchased at the field. a.m.) in Crail B and C. He will discuss staffing changes and plans going JG: Moving Forward 6:30 p.m. Crail C forward, as well as where we are with services, attendance and finances. The Holy Longing 6:30 p.m. Room 273 JULY 7 THURS. THEOLOGY ON TAP: Meets at 6:30 p.m. for a Please plan to attend! Spirited Book Group 6:30 p.m. Library discussion on real faith in the real world. Location is to be determined. Parish Choir Rehearsal 6:45 p.m. Historic Church Contact Amy Moehnke at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Music Fest 7:00 p.m. Bethell Hall SUMMER JOURNEY GROUPS Register now for these Journey Groups which are scheduled to start soon! 16 THURSDAY Email Rebecca Hall at Rebecca.email@example.com to reserve your spot. Vacation Bible School 9:30 a.m. 1st Floor Practicing Theology: An Introduction to Systematic Theology: Every- Neighbor to Neighbor 9:30 a.m. Trinity Center one by virtue of being a Christian is a theologian. The question is whether Prayer Group 10:00 a.m. Guild Room or not one does theology well. In this class we will take the opportunity Thursday Lunch 12:00 p.m. Sumners Hall to practice doing theology together. Our inquiry will be centered and Art From the Streets 1:30 p.m. Trinity Center focused by Schubert M. Ogden’s recent book, The Understanding of Chris- tian Faith. We will explore questions like what is Theology, what is the point of Christ, and what is the Church? This group will meet Tuesdays, 17 FRIDAY June 14-July 12, 6:30–8 p.m. in the Guild Room. It will be led by Adrian Vacation Bible School 9:30 a.m. 1st Floor Woods. Neighbor to Neighbor 9:30 a.m. Trinity Center St. David’s Treasures: This group will look at St. David’s community Moms Group 10:00 a.m. Guild Room history and the gifts of art and furnishings from benefactors of the past 160 years. We’ll refresh our knowledge and excitement over our physical history, our buildings and the art that enhances our VISITORS: If you are new to St. David’s, please fill out a Guest Card or faith lives, and share in the spiritual journeys that St. David’s give us a call at 610-3500 to introduce yourself. Pick up a red Newcomer benefactors illuminated through their gifts to our parish since the 1840s. Classes will be held Sunday mornings, Folder on your way out of Bethell Hall or the Historic Church to learn 9:30-11 a.m., beginning June 19. This group more about St. David’s. will be led by Peter Techmanski and will SUBMIT ARTICLES: If you would like to submit an article for Looking meet in Crail A. Printed on Recycled Paper Ahead, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. JUNE 12, 2011 ANNOUNCEMENTS READINGS TODAY: CARITAS SUPPLY DRIVE: St. David’s will be holding an awarded back to St. David’s. Also, please take a few minutes to make sure TODAY: PENTECOST: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:25-35,37; outreach drive for Caritas throughout the month of June. Caritas of Austin your Randalls card is linked to our St. David’s account. For every dollar you 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 7:37-39 has been fighting poverty, hunger and homelessness in Central Texas since spend, St. David’s receives money that allows us to assist those in our com- NEXT SUNDAY: TRINITY SUNDAY: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; 1964. Your donation will help provide clients with household supplies and ba- munity, in addition to helping cover church programs and general expenses. Canticle 13; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20 sic hygiene for themselves and their families. Items needed are: aprons, gloves, So far this year, this program has contributed $953 to St. David’s! You can go plastic grocery totes, 12- or 8-oz cups, sporks, and quart-size Ziploc bags. Gro- to the link on the front page of our website to download a form or pick up a cery gift cards and monetary donations are also gladly accepted! A list of these form at the front desk in the Lobby. St. David’s code, 2702, is already listed ADULT CLASSES items is available at the front desk in the Lobby. Collection boxes are available for you on these forms. ADULT CLASSES: All morning classes have been canceled so everyone in the reception area. PERSONAL RENEWAL GROUP FOR MOMS: Once a month for can attend the Rector’s meeting in Crail Hall at 10:25 a.m. Please join us! TONIGHT: YOUNG ADULTS IN CONVERSATION: Join us for a year, the Friday Morning Moms group will be working through the award- MOVIE GROUP: Meets at 11:15 a.m. in the Vestry Conference Room a dinner discussion on Islam on June 12 and 19, 5:30-8 p.m., at the home of winning book, “The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal,” by Renee Trudeau. with the Rev. Ron Smith to discuss “Bill Cunningham New York.” Liz and Britton Gregory (6617 Oasis Drive, 78749). Contact Amy Moehnke Mothers are welcome to drop in, and child care is provided for free in the WRITERS’ GUILD: Meets at 1 p.m. in the Library. at email@example.com for more details. nursery. We meet 10 a.m.-Noon in the Guild Room. Tricia Mitchell, a Renee NEXT SUNDAY: A FAREWELL CELEBRATION FOR SUSAN Trudeau-trained PRG facilitator, will lead. Please contact Caroline Joiner at YOUTH CLASSES GOODMAN: As many of you know, Susan Goodman, Director of Chil- firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. TODAY YOUTH GROUP: The Middle and High School Youth Groups dren’s Ministries, has accepted a new position that will lead her away from St. FLOWER DELIVERY: We invite you to join a new ministry at St. Da- are going canoeing! Meet at the Zilker Boat Rentals at 3 p.m. We’ll finish David’s. Here, Susan participated as a volunteer for 12 years and was a staff vid’s: a revitalized Flower Delivery Guild which will work in cooperation up around 5 p.m. member for 7 years. We ask that you join us in a celebration of her service and with the five existing Altar Guild teams. Our goal is to share the beauty of a celebration of her husband, Marvin, and her daughters, Ellie and Abbey, Sunday’s altar flowers with those parishioners who are in need of comfort. If CHILDREN’S CLASSES next Sunday at 10:25 a.m. in Sumners Hall. you can spend an hour or so on Sunday afternoon or Monday delivering altar Join us on the first floor! Ages 3-5; Room 152; ages 6-8; Room 166; and NEXT SUNDAY: FOUNDATION SUNDAY: A tradition that began flowers to the homebound and parishioners in hospitals, please contact Gay ages 9-11; Room 162 four years ago, this is a time when we, as a historic church with an active com- Gillen Stone at email@example.com or 472-6764. CHILD CARE munity, give thanks for our history and look towards our future. Part of our ENVIRONMENTAL GUILD: The St. David’s parking garage is one of Child care is available for church events during these times: legacy is the presence of the St. David’s Episcopal Church Foundation endow- the first in town to be equipped with Electric Vehicle charging stations that SUNDAY 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ages 2 months–3 years ment. Like the physical sanctuary in which we worship, these gifts that form can charge up to four cars at any one time. As Austin prepares itself to lead TUESDAY 6:00–9:00 p.m. ages 2 months–12 years (except in June) our endowment are passed on to successive generations. The annual income the nation in energy-efficient cars, more and more places around town are be- WEDNESDAY 6:00–9:00 p.m. ages 2 months–12 years from these gifts does not supplant our pledge income, but adds stability and ing created to recharge car batteries by plugging into the city’s electric system. FRIDAY 10:00 a.m.–noon ages 2 months–12 years enhances our ability to serve and celebrate. Plan to join us next Sunday as the According to the Austin American-Statesman, “one study, by a leading electric Rev. David Boyd and Molly Sharpe lead our Adult Formation discussion on power research group, projects that Austin could have 192,000 such vehicles this topic. We will meet at 10:25 a.m. in Crail Hall. within 10 years.” The charging stations are in line with St. David’s efforts to FLOWERS NETS FOR LIFE: Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Netsfor- become a certified GreenFaith sanctuary. The flowers at the High Altar are given in memory of his parents, Mary Life program aimed at combating malaria in Africa. Working at the grassroots NEXT-TO-NEWS: A special welcome to all our Pentecost visitors! As we Bland and Tom Graham, and his brother, Stephen Graham, by Malcolm level within the Episcopal community, the Inspiration Fund will help Nets- celebrate the Birth Date of the Church, we invite that flame of faith to inspire Graham The flowers in Bethell Hall are given in thanksgiving for her forLife deliver upon its promise to distribute 7 million nets over the next three you to share in our awesome community of Next-to-New volunteers. Over mother, Jo Gossett, by Mary, Michael, Maddy, and McKamey Elliott years. With your help and support, St. David’s raised $2,568 for this effort, 100 Austinites serve generously and weekly to fulfill our charter of selling The flowers on the Baptismal table are given in thanksgiving for Maggie which equals a contribution of 214 nets! used items to raise money for contributions to other Austin non-profits. We and Billy Lambdin by Kathy and Jimmy Newell The flowers in Grace GIVING BACK TO ST. DAVID’S: There are several ways in which you consign, receive donations, and handle estate sales all in the spirit of raising Chapel are given in thanksgiving for Helen Chapin-Eiserloh on the can help St. David’s receive “free” money through your purchases! Any time up our community of committed volunteers as well raise proceeds to fund St. anniversary of her baptism by her family you wish to make a purchase through Amazon, go to www.stdave.org and David’s Outreach Grants. Please email us today: firstname.lastname@example.org. click on the Amazon link on the left. A percentage of your purchases will be SAVE THE DATES ON REVERSE SIDE 4 Stewardship Pledge Statistics as of June 9 2011 Pledges $1,637,937 WORSHIP SCHEDULE YTD Pledges Received $769,240 SUNDAY MONDAY–FRIDAY Holy Communion 8:00 a.m. Historic Church Morning & Evening Prayer 8:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Weekly Pledge Budget $31,499 Holy Communion 9:00 a.m. Historic Church TUESDAY Pledges Received Last Week $33,072 Family Holy Communion 9:10 a.m. Bethell Hall Holy Communion 12:15 p.m. Holy Communion 11:15 a.m. Historic Church and Bethell Hall WEDNESDAY Trinity Streets Worship and Meal 3:00 p.m. Trinity Center Holy Communion with Healing 5:30 p.m. Contemplative Holy Communion 5:00 p.m. Bethell Hall Choral Compline 9:00 p.m. Historic Church THURSDAY Holy Communion with Healing 11:00 a.m.
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