Parish News June 2, 2017
Unless the ear catch fire
The God will not be heard.
Unless the tongue catch fire
The God will not be named.
Unless the heart catch fire,
The God will not be loved.
Unless the mind catch fire,
The God will not be known.
Blessed Fiery Pentecost,
Exciting news! St. Mary Magdalene has partnered with Lifetouch photography to create a beautiful, color photo church directory. Lifetouch works with churches to provide low cost, professional directories. They are able to do this by offering photo packages for purchase to participants. No purchase is necessary but St. Mary Magdalene will receive 5% cash back for every photo package purchased. Directories will be provided with a suggestion donation of $5 per copy to help offset costs to the church. So, if you have not had individual or family pictures made recently, please consider a package from Lifetouch.
Whether you plan to purchase a package or not, please sign up to to have your picture taken during one of the scheduled sessions so that a photo of you and/or your family will appear in this year’s directory. Each photo session will take approximately 30 minutes.
There are four sessions scheduled in June and July to maximize participation for our photo directory. The sessions will be:
June 24 – 11:00am-6:00pm
June 25 – 10:30am-5:30pm
July 09 – 11:00am-6:00pm
July 23 – 11:00am-6:00pm
- Contemplative Eucharist, Saturday, June 3 5:00pm Details >
- Sunday Worship, Sunday, June 4, 8:00am and 10:00am Details >
- Ice Cream Social and Youth Group Fundraiser, Sunday June 4, 10:00am
- Readings and Reflections, Monday, June 5, 5:30pm
- Centering Prayer, Tuesday, June 6, 9:15am
- Men’s Discussion Group, Wednesday, June 7, 9:00am
- Contemplative Eucharist, Saturday, June 10, 5:00pm Details >
- Sunday Worship, Sunday, June 11, 9:00am Details >
Fr. Bruce Travel Update
Fr Bruce will be out of the office next week (June 5-9), attending a clergy retreat with seminary colleagues in Boston. The following week (June 12-17) he will be on the SMM mission trip to Nogales, Mexico. He will be celebrating the Eucharist on both Sunday June 11 and Sunday June 18 (Fr Spencer will be preaching that day). In his absence, Fr. Spencer Carr will be available in case of a pastoral emergency at 303-530-7615 or by email.
Nogales Mission Supply Drive | May 28-June 4
Come celebrate Pentecost at St. Mary Magdalene on Sunday, June 4. This Sunday will mark the return to one Sunday service at 9am. The new schedule will run through Sunday, September 3.
Stay for coffee hour after the 9am service on Sunday, June 4th, and enjoy an ice cream sundae scooped by SMM youth! This is a fundraiser event to help benefit future youth activities. Stick around; we’ll have games! Contact Tina Fredo with questions. Flyer >
Dinner with an Immigration Attorney | June 7th
Would you like to find out first hand about some of the issues facing local immigrants? Bring a potluck dish at 7pm on Wednesday June 7 and join a conversation with Ian McKinley, (son of the Mulcares!) who currently practices immigration law here in Colorado. Questions? Contact Leslie Harvison.
Join us following the 9am service to support our families at St. Paul’s in Petit Trou and raise scholarships for our class at the school. Enjoy BBQ, games, and a Haitian Market. All donations directly benefit the Colorado Haiti Project. Contact Mark Christie. Flyer >
Over the coming weeks there are many openings available. Please take a moment to sign up to host Coffee Hour and/or provide flowers on the bulletin board by the church office.
SMM Community Garden Needs Volunteers!
The community garden is asking for more team members. We are looking forward to a very productive garden; last year we delivered hundreds of pounds of organic produce to food banks! Contact Barb Beaton.
St. Mary Magdalene offers a variety of ongoing adult opportunities for the formation of our faith and community. Find more information here.
From nursery care to Godly Play, elementary, and youth opportunities, St. Mary Magdalene has a passion to Celebrate and Share God’s Love with the children among us that they may know the life-giving love of Jesus. Find out more about these ministries, as well as news and upcoming events at our children and youth pages!
Generosity is at the core of St. Mary Magdalene’s ethos. Find out more about the many opportunities available to serve inside and outside of SMM. See Upcoming Events above for more opportunities.
Priest in Charge: The Rev. Bruce Swinehart, email@example.com
Children and Youth: Sue Crowley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Director: Matt Witherow, email@example.com
Parish Administrator: Brian Gates, firstname.lastname@example.org
Email to grab lunch with Brian Wednesdays @ 11:30
Sr. Warden: Sarah Delaney, email@example.com
Jr. Warden: Bill Ellis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturdays at 5pm
Sundays at 8am (no music) and 10am
Sunday Afternoon-Monday – Sabbath
Tuesday-Thursday – Office Hours (unless otherwise scheduled)
Friday-Saturday – by appointment