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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 amy.m@stdave.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 (catherine.r@stdave.org 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 amy.m@stdave.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.h@stdave.org 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 communications@stdave.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 amy.m@stdave.org 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-                         carolinejoiner@mac.com 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 gay@gaygillen.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: volunteers@next2new.org.
                                                                               click on the Amazon link on the left. A percentage of your purchases will be
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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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