*As the final celebration event of our 200th anniversary, a Celebration Potluck Dinner will be held on Reign of Christ Sunday, November 20, 5:30 p.m. in the hall. Bring a friend, invite former members, ask someone to be your guest and bring along your dish to share. A little bit of group entertainment would also be nice so put on your thinking caps!
*The Guild is planning a bake sale and new-to-you gift table on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 – 4:00 in the Hall. We hope to call on members of the congregation to bake, etc. More details later.
*Stocking Stuffer Ticket Raffle will be the final initiative of the year to reach our overall goal of raising $2,500.00 for the year of 2022. Previously we held a Spring-sing-along, the Quilt Exhibit and our annual Yard Sale. We just need to raise around $500.00 to meet this objective.
Prizes for the Stocking Stuffer Raffle are:
1. A night’s accommodation for 2 at Queen Anne Inn in 2023
2. 10 lbs. of lobster to be delivered or picked on Dec. 23, 2022.
Ticket prices are 1 ticket for $ 2.00, 3 tickets for $5.00, or 10 tickets for $7.00. See Rev. Nita for tickets - we need everyone to be a seller! Draw will be on Dec. 23, at 3 p.m.
*Service of Compline - Monday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. Please join us for a reflective atmosphere with sung chants and prayers from the Book of Common Prayer.
Let’s Pray – an informal gathering of interested persons who pray for our parish. 9 a.m. on Friday, November 11.
*Jesus and Jeans at St. Mark’s Church, Perotte - November 8 and November 15 at 6:30. If you enjoy small groups, the feel of a small country church and would enjoy a contemporary worship style this service is for you!
The next edition of Parish Matters will be coming out soon. If you have anything to contribute please let Judy know.
Calendars will be $6.00 this year. Judy is waiting for them to be delivered. Sorry they are late this year.
*Christmas Carol Sing-along, Saturday, December 10 at 4pm.
Come and sing carols, old and new, around the upright piano in the Parish Hall at St. Luke’s. Enjoy a cup of mulled cider. Lyrics will be provided for these carols and more: Angels We Have Heard on High, Away in a Manger, The Coventry Carol, Deck the Halls, The First Noel, The Friendly Beasts, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, The Holly and the Ivy, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, In the Bleak Midwinter, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, Lo How a Rose, O Christmas Tree, O Holy Night, O Little Town, Once in Royal David's City, Silent Night, The Twelve Days of Christmas, Up on the Housetop, We Three Kings, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Wexford Carol, What Child is This.
PS - no admission for this event!
*Rev. Nita has additional vacation time allocated for this year and will be away from the parish from Tuesday, November 22 to Friday, November 25; and Tuesday, November 9 to Saturday, December 3.
*The Church Guild meeting has been changed to Wednesday, November 9 in the Rosette Room at 2.00 pm.
A schedule of upcoming events for you to add to your calendar. More details to follow:
Service of Compline 8:00 p.m. Nov. 7 St. Luke’s Jesus and Jeans 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 St. Mark’s Jesus and Jean’s 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 St. Mark’s 200th Anniversary Parish Potluck 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20 Church Hall Messiah Sing-along 2 p.m. Nov. 27 St. Luke’s Service of Compline 8 p.m. Dec. 5 St. Luke’s Christmas Carol Sing-along 4 p.m. Dec. 10 Church Hall Service of Lessons & Carols 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16 St. Luke’s Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m. Family Service St. Luke’s “ 6:00 p.m. Contemporary Service St. Luke’s
“ 8:00 p.m. Traditional Service St. Luke’s
New Years Day Levee 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 1 Rosette Room Service of Compline 8:00 p.m. Jan. 2 St. Luke’s
Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, 11:00. Lest We Forget.