In the Parish Hall, you may enjoy our Pentecost cake created from sheet cake (representing the foundation of the church), whipped cream (representing the mortar which binds us together), and strawberries (representing the fire of the Holy Spirit). Our Nave will be decorated in the colors of Pentecost — red, orange, and yellow — and you are encouraged to dress in the same way.
Family Worship returns on Saturday, June 1, at 4:30 pm, with the theme of A Very Hungry Caterpillar. Join us for Music Makers, Eucharist, and potluck supper. We will also provide take-home bags with family resources. Be sure to join us for this last Family Worship till September! Read more.
Join us on Monday, June 10, at 7:00 pm for our Taizé prayer service, held every second Monday of each month. Read more
To check the "lineup" for Sunday mornings, see the May Liturgical Ministers Schedule. It contains the clergy, liturgical ministers, coffee hour hosts, Vestry greeters, and childcare providers scheduled for all four services as well as the readings for each week.
Consider joining the El Porvenir work brigade from St. Michael's that will be going to Nicaragua for ten days next July.Episcopal Relief and Development
To read more about how ERD is responding to Super-Storm Sandy, click here. For ways to stay informed of global relief efforts, visit Episcopal Relief and Development. To learn more about how committed Episcopalians are working for a better world, please visit Episcopal Public Policy Network. Or visit the EPPN's Action Center for links directing you to ways in which you can make an immediate difference.
To view a copy of the 2012 Annual Report, please click here. It contains a good overview of parish programs as well as parish statistics and financial information.
Upcoming Forums These adult-education and parish-life opportunities happen every Sunday at 10:10 am in the Nativity Hall.
June 16 & 23 Join us to learn about an active, meditative, and playful prayer practice called Praying in Color. Small-group gatherings will be held on the Tuesdays following these Forums.
July 28-August 18 Following "Recovery Sunday" on July 28, we will offer a series of four Recovery Forums. Speakers may include folks from AA, Al-Anon, and others.
The St. Michael's Monday Book Group continue to meet on the first and third Mondays of each month and will conclude their discussions of Embracing Israel/Palestine, by Rabbi Michael Lerner, on June 3. On June 17, they will begin reading and discussing various short-term topics for the summer. Sound intriguing? This group meets at 1:00 pm in the Raphael Room. Join us for wide-ranging conversations and lots of laughter.
Liturgy of the Word & Godly Play All children are invited to experience Liturgy of the Word during the Sunday morning services at 9:00 and 11:00 am. Godly Play is offered during the 10:10 am hour, and childcare is available in the lower level all morning. Read more.
Sundays at 10:00 am All children in grades 2-5 are welcome to join Audrey Sackett for a children's music class at 10:00 am. Classroom F, in the children's wing of the lower level, has been repurposed as a Children's Music Classroom with a piano and age-appropriate supplies.Youth News