Announcements for March 4, 2018

Please join us for Coffee Hour in the Parish Hall following both services. Adult Formation is at 9:15 a.m.; Choir practice is at 11:45 a.m. The first Sunday of each month is Family Sunday. Children are invited to serve as acolytes, chalice bearers, ushers, readers and gift bearers. Today is Chapel Rock Sunday. Donations are requested to help our young people attend the summer camp. The first quarter of our Transfiguration Newsletter is available to pick-up in the narthex. Thanks to Joan Crossman and Jan Saik for compiling this publication. Join us Wednesday at 8:00 to walk or send your steps to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We completed our 2,000 miles in January to put us in Switzerland! Intercessory Prayer will not be offered today. Easter lily giving envelopes are in the pews. Please note your name and intention as a list of donors will be printed in the bulletin for Easter. Thank you to all who provide weekly altar flowers. The suggested donation is $35. We are so thankful for John Christopher’s recent visit and presentation on addiction. Our parishioner, Barbara Turner, is willing to have a confidential discussion with anyone who wishes to discuss issues of addiction. Her phone number is: 602-430-6306. Raffle tickets will be on sale during coffee hours by Peg Wier for a chance to win a special throw made by the La Hacienda RV quilters. This group makes quilts for children in crisis through AZ Blankets 4 Kids. The drawing will be March 7 with the quilt to be mailed to the winner if needed. We ask your prayers for all being held in prayer by our Prayer Circle, for those whose names we do not know and for the following who have requested prayers: Kris F. Shona Chet & Margie Karl Heidi B. Larry & Wanda Dan H. Zach Charmaine Jon Wayne Karen D. Debbie Mary Larry & Elena Liz D. Marlene Deborah H. Ruth Suzy H. Del & Lorraine R Shelley Fred Barbara D. Carly Chip Judy N. Ronald B. Roger Ken & Lydia Gareth L Marshall Robin & Nate P. Vera Lee Char Judy W. & family Millie L. Ivor C. James S. David Lynn S. Stuart D. Reid B. Dylan Tom K. Stephanie Don The Hugill family Paul G. Aaron Cindy J. Fred E. Kenneth L. Billy D. Ryan F. Penni Richard & Roger D. Wayne Heather Keo & family Mike B. Jim O. Barbara P. Prayer Circle names will remain on the list for at least a month. Please call the office at 480-986-1145 or update the sheet with additions/deletions, noting those who should remain on. Thank you for understanding when names are removed. The Vestry would like to encourage people with questions to contact Ruby Seyffert, vestry member, who is the contact person for this month. Ruby’s phone number is: 602-318-0568. Book Discussion Group will meet at 10:00 a.m., March 16th in the Parish Hall using The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell. This book has won numerous awards. Food Bank suggestions for next week: canned vegetables, instant potatoes, rice. It is time to sign-up for 2018 Chapel Rock Summer Youth Camp. There is an early bird discount of $20 if you enroll by March 31. Information cards are in the narthex or check with the office. If you know of anyone who is in need of a prayer shawl or quilt please contact Joan Crossman, Linda Jo Johnson, Jan Saik or the office. Upcoming Events Monday, March 5 is Project Ministry in the Parish Hall. If you are interested in assisting, please come for breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and for work at 8:30. Monday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. is Contemplative Prayer Service. Please come and try this new service that will be offered during Lent. Wednesday, March 7 at 8:00 a.m. is Walking group; at 9:30 a.m. is Holy Eucharist; at 10:00 a.m. is Bible Study; at 11:00 a.m. is Cursillo Gathering. Thursday, March 8 is our Lenten Series with a potluck at 5:00 p.m. We are discussing prayer and focus on prayer found in scripture using the book Prayer : Its Not About You. Friday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. is a candlelight AA meeting in the Parish Hall. Contact Donald at 435-231-3432 if you have questions about AA. Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. is the Vestry Retreat at St. Michaels in Coolidge. Saturday, March 17 is the ECW Spring Fashion Show, Luncheon and Basket Raffle. Next Week’s Readings – March 11 – Fourth Sunday in Lent Numbers 21:4-9 -Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 - Ephesians 2:1-10 - John 3:14-21

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