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Weekly Announcements

  • DURING the month of July, Daughters of the King are sponsoring a uniform drive for      Thames Elementary students.  Uniforms can be new or used (in good condition).  There is a drop box in the Narthex for donations.

  • HERITAGE Sunday will be held July 28th.  We will have one service at 10:30 with a potluck dinner to follow.

  • BLESSING of the Backpacks is August 18th.  We will celebrate and pray over our students and teachers as they begin a new school year.  A luncheon for students, parents, and educators will held after the 10:30 a.m. service.

  • PET blessing will be October 6 at the 10:30 a.m. service in the Parish Hall.

  • JENNY will be offering office hours on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m.  Feel free to drop in and visit.

  • THE consecration of Bishop-Elect Wells will take place on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew's School in Ridgeland.  While registration is not required, it is requested so that adequate seating and food can be provided. Additionally, the Lily Foundation is providing free tickets to the Two Museums of Mississippi for all who attend.

  • CENTERING prayer is offered every Monday from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

  • BREADBASKET donations are collected each month for people in our city who are hungry.  Mushroom soup is needed for July, cake mix and icing for August, canned chicken for September, and brownie mix for October.  Please leave donations in the Narthex.

  • WE are collecting new and gently used business clothing for Seymour's Closet so that students can have appropriate dress for interviews.  Please see Sarah Finnicum for more information.  

  • IF you are interested in helping with our international student ministry, please see Russlyn Castle for details. 

  • THE DoK has provided bags of snacks and toiletries for homeless people.  The bags are in the Narthex.  Please take one and pass on to the next person you see that could benefit. 

  • VOLUNTEERS needed!  We need volunteers in every area of our church life.  If you feel called to be a Lay Eucharistic Minister or Visitor, part of the Altar Guild, an acolyte, a reader, a bread maker, or a biscuit baker, we need you!  Please contact Jenny or Jan for more information.  


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