In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church of Uganda; Paul Adler, John Koenig, Servio Moscoso, Donald Muller, Richard Morley, Susan Osborne-Mott, Kathleen Bishop, Mark Chattin, Carol Horton, Jennifer Replogle, Ellen Rutherford, Jonathan Thomas, Valerie Balling, Barton Brown, Kristen Foley, Timothy Holder, Rosemary Lillis, Martin Oguike, Ronald Pollock, Scott Trull, James Walworth, Noel Amadi, Brian Burgess, Geoffrey Collis, William Feus, Christopher Sherrill, David Deppen, Francis Hebert, Susan Carney, and Robert Sullivan, priests of our diocese.
The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of William and Josephine Glasgow, parents of Tom Glasgow; William Glasgow, Jr., brother of Tom Glasgow; Walter and Helen Johnson, parents of Doris Glasgow; James L. Moore, husband of Auderie Moore, father to Jim, Jeff and Joe Moore and grandfather to Madison, Abby, Emma, Brady, Joey and Maeci.
Congratulations to Father Don on the 34th Anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood. Please join us at coffee hour to thank him for his ministry to us.
The ERD Globe Votive Light - The Votive Light in use during the Prayers of the People is in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Episcopal Relief and Develop-ment, a worldwide program of mission in Christ, which both responds to crisis and offers long-term effective development around our world.
Advent Morning and Evening Prayer is read every Monday-Friday in the chapel at 9am and 7 pm. We invite you to join in prayer with other members of our con-gregation and of the worldwide church as we await the coming of our Lord Jesus.
ShopRite Gift Cards to benefit Redemption School, Haiti, continue to be available following all services, in denominations of $20., $50., and $100. Besides being useful for your everyday grocery shopping, these cards make great gifts. Use them to stock up for Christmas baking and feasting, too!
Youth Group Ski Trip -- Plans for a ski trip is in the works. The session will be four hours on a Saturday afternoon at Bear Creek Mountain. We are currently selecting primary and backup dates. For additional info, contact Dave Lusk, email@example.com, 856-985-5735.
Acolytes there is a signup sheet in the robing area for Christmas Eve. Please sign up for the service you are able to serve. Thank You – Jack Hobson, Acolyte Director
Pledge results!! We had a great start to our pledge commitment with $241,606 so far pledged. We thank all who have pledged and if you have not done so, please consider pledging.
Prisoner Cards are available on the table in the narthex. Please feel free to take one or several of these to send to prisoners. Instructions are included. Any questions, please contact Mary Shone.
The Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross, 11 Wilkins Station Rd, Medford will be celebrating an Advent Vespers Service on Sunday evening December 14 at 6 PM. The evening will also include a presentation by Professor John Burgess, Professor Systematic Theology at Pittsburgh Seminary. He is affiliated this year with the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton where he is living with his wife. He has become a specialist on the Orthodox Church, particularly in Russia and Ukraine. Over the past decade he has lived several times with his family in Russia, learning the language, and interacting with Orthodox Christians within parishes and communities. His topic will be: Incarnation and the Christian in Society