Announcements September 19, 2015

See below for Worship · Office & Email · Give Back · Miscellaneous

Sunday Worship 8 AM, 10 AM, 5 PM | Beginning September 20th
Click here for this week’s details.  Click here to download the full flyer of children, teens, and adult formation from September to Advent, 2015.

Photo Directory Updates! | September 20th & 27th
It’s not too late to take a photo for our new, black-and-white Photo Directory (published in mid-October)! Stop by the photo booth on Sunday, September 20 or 27 to snap some fun shots, including one that Brian will select for the directory. If you’re not able to take a photo at church, please send one of your choice to Brian by September 27th.

Men’s Discussion Group | moves to Wednesdays at 9-10 AM starting August 26th
See Adult Formation for details.

Common Cathedral | Friday, September 25th
Signing up now. See Outreach for more information.

Education for Ministry (EfM) | Fall sign-up now open
See the Adult Formation page for more information.

Property Committee | Volunteers Needed
Sarah+ and Sarah Jane Delaney (Junior Warden) are asking parishioners who have an interest in serving on the Property Committee for 2015-2016 (maintenance of the SMM building and grounds) to contact Sarah Jane.  See the 8/20 weekly news for more information.

Your Pastoral Team is Expanding!
From September 13th through May 2016, we will have two interns, Bill+ and Katie, from Iliff School of Theology in Denver.  Bill+ will serve as our diocesan deacon and also focus on outreach and inviting the whole parish to learn and begin thinking “missionally.” Katie will focus on pastoral care team development and parents’ spiritual formation. Both will be exposed to and assist with a range of clergy responsibilities, including preaching, being on call for pastoral care, and serving at the altar with Sarah+.  For more information, see Sarah+’s email (contact the church office for a copy).

Thank you 2015 Convention Delegates!
Please extend your thanks and prayers for Sarah+, Zach Baze, Lynn Mulcare, Spen Kellogg, and Sarah Jane Delaney who will represent St. Mary Magdalene at the 2015 Diocesan Convention October 1-3, 2015.

Recurring Adult Formation and Fellowship Events:
See Adult Formation for Men’s Discussion Group, Centering prayer, Bible Study, Mindful Handcrafts, and Sandwich Generation Support Group.

See the website calendar for a complete listing of events.


WORSHIP

Sunday Worship 8 AM, 10 AM, 5 PM | Beginning September 20th
Click here for this week’s details.  Click here to download the full flyer of children, teens, and adult formation from September to Advent, 2015.

Sunday Volunteers at 10am | Weekly
Click here to see or be one of our wonderful Sunday volunteers at (mostly) 10am!  There is now also a direct link from the website’s main menu (Connect > Give Back > Sunday Volunteers).


OFFICE & EMAIL

Office Hours | beginning September 14th
Open Mon., Tue., Thu. 9am-2pm; Closed Wed. (Sabbath Work Day), Fri.

Subscribe to Community Email and Other Email Lists
Lists include Community Email (Weekly News, Rector’s Reflections, etc.), Coffee Talk, Youth Group, Choir, Band, etc.  See Community News for details.


OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE BACK

Property Committee | Volunteers Needed
Sarah+ and Sarah Jane Delaney (Junior Warden) are asking parishioners who have an interest in serving on the Property Committee for 2015-2016 (maintenance of the SMM building and grounds) to contact Sarah Jane.  See the 8/20 weekly news for more information.

Outreach
° Common Cathedral | Monthly | Friday, September 25th
° Food Bank | Weekly
° CROP Walk | Help plan NOW!
See Outreach page for details.

SMM Volunteer Connection
Click here for the new webpage! (Also available from the website’s main menu: Connect > Give Back > Volunteer Connection)
To encourage and facilitate SMM’s engagement with our community, the nation, & the world, the SMM Volunteer Connection is being established.  If you currently volunteer for an outside organization, please consider becoming a SMM Volunteer Connection responder, providing information on your organization to other SMM parishioners who’d like to find out whether volunteering for your organization is a good fit for them. Email volunteer@smmboulder.org giving the name of your organization(s) and a description of how you currently volunteer your time and talents. Click here to download more information about this exciting project! Contact: Terry McDaneld

Sunday Volunteers at 9am | Weekly
Click here to see or be one of our wonderful Sunday volunteers at 9am!  There is now also a direct link from the website’s main menu (Connect > Give Back > Sunday Volunteers).

For the love of food and community | Weekly
Hosting coffee hour (providing snacks and making coffee) after the 9am Sunday service is a great way to combine our love of food and spending time together. To support this hospitality, sign up here or in the back of the church. (These lists are reconciled each Monday.) If this is your first time hosting or you’d like assistance or have questions, please call or email Sheila Martinson.

Altar Flowers | Weekly
Altar flowers are a powerful way to honor loved ones or special events. To dedicate/donate 2015 Altar flowers, simply sign up here or on the bulletin board by the church office. (These lists are reconciled each Monday.) The Office will call you in advance of your chosen date with more instructions.  Contact Brian Gates (church office).

Grocery Cards | Weekly
Grocery cards are available on Sundays. The King Soopers cards sell for $10 and are rechargeable at the store. The Vitamin Cottage cards sell for $100 and are not rechargeable. The stores give 5% of the purchase total back to St. Mary Magdalene. Last year the grocery card program raised $4,562. Contact Colleen Brolin.

Called to Pray? | Ongoing
See Community News for more information.


MISCELLANEOUS

Vestry Information
See Community News for more information.

Slideshow: A Year in the Life of St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church
Many thanks to Brian C. for producing this beautiful slideshow about our community! View it here.

General Convention Summary
Click here to read a summary of all General Convention actions and changes. Watch an interview with our new Presiding Bishop here, learning about his priorities for the Episcopal Church, the role of the church, and more.

Colorado Episcopalian
The latest issue of the Colorado Episcopalian from the Diocese of Colorado is now available for download: Summer 2015 · Lent 2015

News from the Pews | A Weekly Newsletter from the Diocese of Colorado
Episcopal Church news from around the diocese: September 9 · August 5 · July 29 · July 22

 To submit an announcement for the church calendar, Weekly News email, website, and bulletin, contact the church office the week prior to desired publication.