Announcements Nov 1, 2015

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

 

Hope House

The focus agency for November is Hope House. More details to come in next week’s announcements.

 

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!

 

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

 

Intergenerational Sunday

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

 

Fall Cleanup

Raking leaves with the Girl Scouts: Saturday November 7, 9am-12pm. Again on Sunday November 8 after church services. Back up dates in the event of bad weather are Saturday 11/14 and Sunday 11/15.

 

Soup Sale

Winter is again coming our way. Time to settle down to watch a Packers Game and enjoy a warm bowl of soup! Next Sunday, November 8th, soupe will be offered for sale after each service. $5 per 22 ounce container. If you would be willing to help prepare the soup, please join Lee Monk on Saturday November 7th between 9am and 12pm in the church kitchen.

 

Women’s Bible Study

November 11th at 6:30pm in the Loft. Walk with Ruth as she travels from Moab to Bethlehem, certain of her calling, yet uncertain of her future. Hold Naomi’s hand and watch love put the pieces of her broken life back together. And hang out with Boaz, their kinsman-redeemer, who blesses both women and honors God, big time. See Gayle Radavich for details: gradavich@hotmail.com or 414-418-4717.

 

M&M become Youth Choir

Our M&M Children’s Choir is growing older, so we need to change our name. For now, we will call ourselves Youth Choir. This group is open to all young and young-at-heart, age 4 and up. Please join us as we prepare for some upcoming services. Contact Anne Van Deusen with questions at 414-379-5666.  The schedule for the rest of the calendar year is as follows:

Nov 8- 11:20-12:00 Rehearsal

Nov 15th- 11:20-12:00 Rehearsal

Nov 22- 10 am service (gather at 9:45)

Nov 29th 11:20-12:00 Rehearsal

December 13- 11:20-12:00 Rehearsal

December 20- 11:20-12:00 Rehearsal

December 24th- 5pm Christmas Eve service (gather at 4:30)

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