VESTRY OFFICERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Arne Olsen, Senior Warden - Administrator and Stewardship
Frank Hidy - Jr. Warden – Properties (757) 343-7420
Ken Woodley - Newcomers and Church Growth
Ellie Dimino – Worship
Doug Goddard - Outreach
Tom Judy – Vestry Clerk
Vestry members will act as liaisons for the functions they are responsible for. If anyone has any concerns, please bring those concerns to the attention of the liaisons so concerns can be addressed by the Vestry.
VESTRY MINUTES: Did you know that the minutes from previous meeting are available for you to read? They are posted on the bulletin board in Rose Hall.
THANKSGIVING BAGS: Thanksgiving bags are available in Rose Hall. Please return by November 10th or 13th. Thank you from the food pantry.
LOBSTER FEST: the Kiwanis Club is having their annual Lobster fund raiser. We will have a Lobster Party on november 9th at 6 PM. Please see Joanne Petrelli for details.
ST. ANNE’S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR (chili, crafts, cookies/baked goods, yard sale Christmas items, used books) November 23rd from 9-2. Sign-up sheets for chili ingredients, workers, and cookies/baked goods are available in Rose Hall. Please help advertise this event and help sell quarts of chili for $8 prior to the event. Please give chili orders to Jane (434 941-4443). We are asking folks to bake their favorite Christmas cookies or baked goods. Cookies will be sold by the pound and other baked goods will be priced separately. Please see Evelyn if you will help put up flyers in the community.
ALTAR FLOWERS: There is room on the Flower Calendar in Rose Hall for your flower "memorials". Please remember to write "Flower Donation" in the memo space on your check. The contribution is still $15.00 for the date you choose. Many THANKS.
RELAY FOR LIFE NEWS:
We are now selling $5 Belk charity sale tickets for the Nov 9th sale, 7 am to close. We get to keep the $5 for Relay and the purchaser gets $5 off their first purchase with sales up to 70% off. Please see Evelyn if you would like to purchase tickets.
A 2019 Honda CR-V EX (fair market value $27,250), donated by Hall Nissan Virginia Beach, is being raffled for $10 a chance with all proceeds going to the American cancer society. If you are the lucky winner on 12/17/19 you may choose the alternate prize of $20,000. the money for all tickets we sell will go towards our Team's fund raising total. tickets will be sold until December 5th. See Becky or Evelyn to purchase.
You may join our 2020 team by going to www.relayforlife.org and looking for St. Anne's Saints at the Appomattox Relay. the 2020 Relay will be held June 6th at the Courtland Festival Park on court Street. This will be the 20th Relay for Life Event in Appomattox County.
ST. ANNE’S PRAYER- Heavenly Father, Shepherd of your people, we, your faithful family at St. Anne’s, give thanks for all the blessing you have showered upon us. Strengthen us in our faith in You and in ourselves. Uphold us in our ministries, together and individually, as we continue to strive to be Your hands and feet to each other and to our community. All this we ask through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit. One God, now and forever. Amen
COFFEE HOUR: There are still lots of opportunities to sign up for coffee hour. Please help if you can. The sign-up sheet is on the information table in Rose Hall. If you have any questions or need help, please see Jane Coleman.
PRAYERS FOR CLAIRE- Please pray a prayer of thanksgiving for Terry Harnett’s granddaughter, Claire, and her parents, Tara and Travis Drennan as she is now in remission from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Alleluia!
ST. ANNE’S FAMILY
Please contact the church office in the event of serious illness or death of a loved one. We will assist you in any way we possibly can, including keeping your loved ones in our parish prayers. The contact number of the church are; (434) 352-8296, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.