Note: Volunteers Needed! We need more volunteers for our Sunday services, please consider how you would like to volunteer for our Worship Services on Sundays.
This Week at ECA (Calendar)
- 7:30am Men’s Morning Cup (Men’s Devotional)
- 8:30am Holy Eucharist
- 9:30 am Adult Christian Formation
- 9:30 am Youth Confirmation Class
- 10:15am Children’s Christian Formation
- 10:30am Holy Eucharist
- 12:00 pm ECW -Women’s Group meets after the 10:30 service.
- 7:15 pm Buildings and Grounds Ministry Meeting
- 10:30 am Planning Meeting for the 7th Annual British Tea Party
- 7:30 pm Cultured Pearls Book Club
- 7 pm Dominos
THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (PROPER 20)
September 22, 2019
Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
- Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
- Psalm 79:1-9
- 1 Timothy 2:1-7
- Luke 16:1-13
NEWS FOR THE WEEK
Men’s Morning Cup: THIS Saturday 9/21 at 7:30am! Invite a Friend!Come join other ECA men for a ‘Cup-of-Joe’ and Jesus, where men have an opportunity to share thoughts focused around the Forward Day by Day daily devotional series. Men’s Morning Cup meets every other Saturday at 7:30 am in the Swift Building. “As Iron sharpening iron; so a man sharpens his brother’s character.”Bible verse for this week: Matthew 9:10 – And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples.
ECW Women’s Ministry Meeting THIS Sunday 9/22 after the 10:30am Service You are invited to join the women of Annunciation this Sunday after the 10:30 am service for a time of fellowship and planning. Come and see what’s happening with ECW!
Buildings and Grounds Ministry Meeting THIS Monday 9/23 at 7:15pm Reminder: The Buildings and Grounds Ministry is meeting Monday, September 23 at 7:15. * Additionally, a work day is planned for October 5, 2019 9am-noon. Mark you calendars!
Planning Meeting for 7th Annual British Tea Wed. 9/25If you are interested in helping to plan for the 7th Annual British Tea, please join us Wednesday, September 25th at 10:30 in the Activities Building.
Cultured Pearls Book Club Wed. 9/25 7:30-9pmPlease join us for this month’s Cultured Pearls Book Club! This club meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month.
You are invited to play Dominoes! Friday 9/27 7:00 – 10:30pmAdult fellowship playing Mexican Train Dominoes: Bring a simple snack to share and your favorite beverage. Newcomers are always welcome! Dominos Group meets Monthly on the fourth Friday of every month in the Activities Building.
Christian Formation Classes have Begun! It’s not too late to join a class – All are welcome! Christian Education helps you not only learn more and go deeper in the word of God, but it helps to build lasting relationships! Adults and Youth Confirmation classes meet at 9:30 on Sundays. EYC Youth (age 4-18) meet at 10:15 on Sundays. Come and see!
Father Paul has begun a Pastoral Care Tour! Being away from the church this past summer during training has reinforced how important our ministry, mission and worship is to Father Paul. He looks forward to seeing everyone back at church and praising God for all the blessings we have in our lives. He will also be making calls and visits to catch up with members of the parish. “See you soon!” — Fr. Paul
The Choir is Back – Join Us! The choir is back! But… it’s not too late to join us! Weekly Thursday rehearsals are on Thursdays at 7:15 pm. We would LOVE to have you join us. Absolutely no experience is necessary, and we need all voice parts. Even if you’ve never thought you were a singer, be assured you have gifts to offer! Plus, you can’t beat the fellowship and the sacredness of this form of prayer and praise. Please come and check us out!
IT’S ALMOST TIME… Men’s Fishing Trip OCT. 9TH-13TH AT SHELL ISLAND! Men’s Fishing Trip at Shell Island Fish Camp Oct 9-13th, Reserve Space Now. It’s that time of year again when the men of ECA and guests plan to head down to Shell Island Fish Camp for a weekend of fellowship, fishing, food & fun. You can go down on Weds, Thu, or Fri, and you don’t have to fish. Reserve your space now with a $100 deposit. Please see Horace Higgins or Tom Floyd for more information.
In other news….
LOOKING AHEAD: Mark your calendars for a Fish Fry on October 26th and a Fall Tailgate Party on November 2. Details to be determined.
HURRICANE RELIEF THROUGH EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENTTo make a donation, please make checks payable to Episcopal Relief & Development. Mail to P.O. Box 7058 Merrifeld VA 22116-7058 You can also contribute online to our Hurricane Relief Fund at support. episcopalrelief.org/hurricane- relief.
REACH COLLECTING NON-PERISHABLES FOR PANTRIES Read more about REACH and collect food for these local food pantries in our communities. Read more about it HERE
NEW ECA NAME TAGS AVAILABLE FOR ORDERINGA great way to learn everyone’s names is by wearing a name tag. You can order a name tag by emailing Michele Floyd.