CONGRATULATIONS to Alexandria Dickerson who will be confirmed by Bishop Susan Hayes Sunday, February 25th. We will have a covered dish brunch after church to celebrate.
LENTEN SOUP AND STUDY Thanks to Mary and Tom White for the delicious black-eyed pea soup at this past Wednesday’s. The Soup sign-up sheet is available in Rose Hall. This week’s soups starts at @ 5:45 PM with Bible Study to follow. The Soup sign-up sheet is available in Rose Hall.
OUR PRAYERS AND SYMPATHIES are with the family of Marian Thomas as she “fell asleep in the Lord” on February 14, in Charleston, NC. Marion is a former member of St. Anne’s along with her son and daughter-in-law, Evans and Deb Thomas and their children Caroline, Harry, and Catherine. Marian was a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Clothing Exchange for many years.
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER
Thanks for all your help and support with the pancake supper!! We raised $520 for St. Anne's Saints, our Relay For Life team
CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE
Our profits are now up to $938. Kim Woodley donated jars of Chococlate Chili Spice and a recipe which are available in Rose Hall. We are selling them for $7 and the money is going towards the Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate event in which all money raised will help fund church outreach projects. Thanks so much for your help with this project!
NEW CHURCH SERVICE TIME
Beginning January 7th, church services will begin at 9 AM. This will give Rev. David Perkins time to socialize with us and then reach Emmanuel in time to do their service.
ALTAR GUILD: It’s the time of year to sign up for Altar Guild. Training is available! Two people can share the month. List is posted and there are five spots waiting to be filled.
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.
Columbarium News: Rules regarding the Columbarium are posted in Rose Hall.
FOOD PANTRY NEEDS
Peanut butter is needed.
PENNIES FOR CHURCH PERIODICAL CLUB is in need of contribution, Jar is in Rose Hall.
SAFE CHURCH WORKSHOP INFORMATION
To register, go to the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia - Newport News, VA: Creating Safe Churches (diosova.org) scroll down and click on upcoming workshops; scroll down to the you want; click to register; fill out form and register.
The Coffee Hour sign-up sheet is available on the information table in Rose Hall.
RELAY FOR LIFE NEWS:
The county-wide Relay team is hosting their Cook-Off fundraiser on Thursday, March 14th for the first time since before Covid. Approximately 40 vendors (Relay teams, churches, businesses or individuals) from around the county will prepare food that will be served in small cups for supporters to sample. It will be held at Memorial Methodist Church (430 Court Street) from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for children age 5-10 and free for children under 5. This Cook-Off is held in memory of Cindy Bollinger and Diane Waldo who worked so diligently to make this event enjoyable and successful for many years. Please let Evelyn know if you would like to prepare food to be served at our Team’s table, are able to serve food, and are willing to sell tickets or need tickets for yourself. It is time to register online as a “St. Anne’s Saints” team member for the 2024 Relay for Life of Appomattox event that will be held in Courtland Festival Park on May 4th. at www.relayforlife.org/appomattoxva and follow the prompts to join. Cancer survivors that register will receive a survivor T-shirt. Now is also a good time to update your Kroger community rewards designation through the Kroger website. They will give 5% of what you spend to Relay for Life of Appomattox. VALENTINE Candy bars are available for $3 each (sorry about the inflation) with the proceeds going to our Relay for Life team.
PRAYER LIST UPDATE
In order to keep our prayer, list up to date, we will be dropping all names on our current prayer list (except for our own homebound members). If you wish to have someone added or kept on the prayer list, please fill out a new prayer request card, or email the office with “Prayers for ___” in the subject. On either form, please include your name, the name of the person or situation you are requesting prayers for (and their relationship to you.) and what the prayers are for, if you desire more specific prayers from our prayer team members.
Please contact the church office in the event of serious illness on a loved one. We will assist you in any way we possibly can, including keeping your loved one in our parish prayers. The contact number at the church is (434) 352-8296, the email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Please contact the church office in the event of serious illness on a loved one. We will assist you in any way we possibly can, including keeping your loved one in our parish prayers. The contact number at the church is (434) 352-8296, the email is email@example.com. If you are aware of someone who is sick and/or a shut in, and you think they would appreciate a visit, and/or communion please notify Kim Woodley (434) 352-0130, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 25 – Bishop Hayes visit, Covered dish brunch, after service
February 28 – Lenten Soup & Study – 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM
March 24 - Palm Sunday
March 27 - 5:45 Soup 6:30 Study 7:15 Stations of the Cross
March 28 -7:00 PM Maundy Thursday Service
March 29 -7:00 PM Good Friday Service
March 31 - 9:00 AM Easter Service with Cover Dish afterwards
September 29 - 10:00 AM Jordon Baptist Church celebrates their 155th anniversary.
Tuesdays: AA & AlAnon at 7:00 pm
Wednesdays: Bible Study at 6:30 pm
Thursdays: AA at 12:00 noon.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Wednesday at 4:00 pm