Lay Ministry TrainingWe are all ministers in the church and healthy churches are characterized by healthy ministry of the baptized! Due to popular demand, we have scheduled two new regional training days for lay leaders serving as:
- Eucharistic Minister
- Eucharistic Visitor
- Lay Reader/Lector
- Worship Leader
Saturday, April 1, 9:30–3:30 at Church of the Epiphany, Danville. Register
LENTEN SOUP AND STUDY will begin Wednesday, March 1st. Mary will lead us through Andy Stanley’s book It Came From Within!
You may get a book from Mary and please read Part 1 before Wednesday. The dinner of soup and bread will be served at 6 and the study will begin at 6:30. Volunteers are needed to provide soup and bread for March 8 and 15th. The sign-up sheet is in Rose Hall
The 2023 Altar Guild Schedule Message to the men and women of St. Anne's. You are Cordially Invited to choose a month, where you're available to Dress the Altar. Help is always available with "suggestions"...As you can see, there are many months, unclaimed. Kindly, give this your serious consideration. Volunteers are greatly appreciated and necessary ~ always+
MEMORIAL ETIQUETTE FOR COLUMBARIUM
In order to keep the Columbarium in a presentable condition, the Vestry has established the following guidelines.
Families that have memorials are asked to maintain them. All memorials will be removed on the following dates, March 31st and October 31st. We ask that families remove anything that they wish to keep before these dates. Memorials that have been put in place recently will not be removed on these dates. Each niche is limited to one memorial. Exceptions to the guidelines is allowed for 3 months after internment. Please address any questions or concerns to a Vestry member.
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.
EASTER BUNNY CANDY BARS will be available for $2 each after church this Sunday. Proceeds go to Relay for Life.
2023 RELAY FOR LIFE of APPOMATTOX will be held Saturday, May 6 in Courtland Field from 3-10PM. Some of the activities include music, games, onsite fundraisers, food trucks, Cancer survivor recognition, speakers and the luminaria ceremony. You can register for our team at
www.relayforlife.org/appomattoxva and look for St. Anne’s Saints team. You can also follow us on our “Appomattox Relay for Life” Facebook page.
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 January or February date you want; click to register; fill out form and register. Let Gloria know if you have a problem.
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 email@example.com.
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.
If you are aware of someone who is sick and/or a shut in, and you think they would appreciate a visit and/or private Communion, please notify Kim Woodley (434) 352-0130, firstname.lastname@example.org or Ellie Dimino (434) 664-0602, email@example.com