Announcements October 18, 2015

SOUTHWEST INTERFAITH
The focus agency for September is Southwest Interfaith.. Outreach contributions are welcome using your blue pledge envelope, writing a check to St. Thomas of Canterbury and putting “Outreach” on the memo line, or through your electronic transfer account.

 

FOOD & ITEM DONATIONS
STOC continues to collect food and other donations that support St. Alphonsus, St. James, Guest House & the Hospitality Center. If you would like to donate additional items please label your contribution with your preference of ministry and donations will be distributed. If you are donating food items please do not use the outside drop box, food donations should be left inside the church. For more information please contact the church office at 414-421-0130. Thank you….Outreach

 

Sunday School News
Sunday, November 8th @ 9:00 am Communion Classes begin with Noelle Gehlhaart and Margaret Done

 

YOGA
Yoga will take place on Monday mornings at 8:30am-9:30am on the following dates: September 14 — October 26, and November 2 — December 14

 

Outreach Committee Meeting
Sunday October 25th, after the 10am service.

 

Making a Difference Day
The Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program needs volunteers to help older adults prepare their homes for winter. Volunteers are needed to help rake leaves, pull gardens, etc. Last year over 1100 volunteers helped over 350 older adults get their home ready for winter. The Make A Difference Day is November 7, 2015 from 9am-1pm. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the Volunteer Center at 414-273-7887

 

Intergenerational Sunday
Sunday November 29th, 2015 following the 10am Morning Prayer Service. If you are interested in joining our task force to help plan for this new ministry, please contact Gayle Radavich.

 

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
Women’s Bible Study meets each Monday at 6:30pm. Please join us for Seamless, Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story. Questions? Contact Gayle Radavich.

 

Creation of Diocesan Youth Council
Calling high school youth! Looking for another way to get involved with your church and diocese? How about an additional service qualifier for that resume or those college applications? Interested in leadership and developing these skills? The Diocese of Milwaukee is looking for qualified youth to participate on a Diocesan Youth Council. What does this council do, you ask? It plans events for the youth of the diocese of course! At this time we want to plan a few major events a year, specifically for spring and fall 2016. But these require at least 2 previous planning sessions. Please keep in mind this will require some travel and time commitment. Our first Planning Meeting will be Saturday November 14,2015 9am-3pm at St. Paul’s, Watertown. If you are interested in participating, please contact Rev Carla McCook to confirm (mccook@diomil.org) Looking forward to seeing you this fall!

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