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St. Philip's Episcopal Church
July 24, 2019

Online Donations

Did you know you can now make your donations to St. Philip's online?  Try it out and let us know what you think! 
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Supplies to Succeed

Let's Stuff the Bus! 
Don't forget to bring your school supplies this Sunday to church.  The box will be available isn the narthex to drop off your supplies. Let's all "Stuff the Bus."

Please RSVP: Inquirers' and Confirmation Class

Two Classes Begin Soon for Adults and Youth. 
Fr. Mike will be holding classes for those wanting to be baptized, confirmed, or looking to deepen their faith and understanding of the Episcopal Church. 

Although these classes are required to receive the sacrament of confirmation, anyone can attend these classes. This is a great opportunity to strengthen your faith and learn more about the Episcopal Church. Those wishing to be baptized, confirmed, or received into the Episcopal Church will do so on Sunday, October 13th, the date of our annual Bishop's visit. 

There will be a class for adults and one for youth (8th-12th grades). Both classes will meet on the following Sundays:
August 4, 11, 18 and
September 8, 15, 22.
  • The adult class will meet from 12:00-2:00 p.m and lunch will be provided. 
  • The youth class will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and supper will be provided.
On Sunday, July 28, at the 10:30 service, those who want to be baptized, confirmed, received, or reaffirm their baptismal vows will be recognized and blessed for the journey on which they are embarking. 

Connection Sunday - Coming Soon!

Save the date and please plan to join us! 

Outreach Donations from Dallas and Beyond 

Thank you to St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Dallas, TX and many others!

This is just one of the many e-mails and cards we have received with money or offers to volunteer to support our ministry with the migrants and border patrol. Our work is being seen and affirmed by others outside the parish and local area. We have received cards or e-mails from Alabama, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington. This ministry has reached way  way beyond Uvalde and St. Philip's and we are grateful for the overwhelming support we have received the past couple of months. Read an update on what is happening.

Drivers Needed on Sunday Mornings

We have parishioners who are no longer driving but would like to come to church! 
Most of us probably remember the delightful movie "Driving Miss Daisy" with Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy. A simple act of driving someone who could no longer drive blossomed and grew into a lifetime friendship. Imagine how it must feel to have depended on yourself to get to the places you want to go for many years - to suddenly realize that driving yourself may not be the best option for you anymore. We have several parishioners who find themselves in this situation and we would like to help. 

If you would be willing to help with transportation for someone on Sunday mornings, or for other church functions, who is not able to safely transport themselves, please call Fr. Mike in the church office.  
 
No one should miss church because they don't have a ride. 
Let's help get our fellow parishioners to church on Sunday. 

Support Group for Anyone Affected by Cancer

Cancer is difficult for everyone - talking with others can help! 
A new support group is being form for anyone who has been touched by cancer: cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and those with family and friends with cancer.
Tuesday 8/6/19
124 Royal Lane, Uvalde
5:30 to 6:30pm
The group is for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and those touched by cancer in a friend or family member.
Call Krista at 278-6200 for more information.

Who's Serving this Week

It is your responsibility to find a replacement if you are unable to serve as scheduled.  
Lay Ministers 

Sunday, July 28th
The Seventh Sunday After Pentecost 

8:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist

Lector: Sharron Carnes

10:30 a.m.  Holy Eucharist
Greeters & Oblationers:
 Sherman and Lisa Mumme
Acolytes: Becky Capt, Lee Case, Jane Moore, Brenda Martin
Lector: Lory Zimmerman          
Chalice: Darrell Zimmerman 
Prayers: Bill Ed Kolinek

Birthdays
July 

24 Mac McLaughlin
25 Barbara Edwards
26 Roberta Walden
27 Tamsin Gerdes
29 Mary Dale Brewer

August 
 1 Grant Taylor 
 2 Shanna Graves, Dan Kimble
    Lizzi Kimble, Raynice Shudde
 5 Luke Haag, James Kalmring
 8 Eilee Cavasos
13 Cyndy Marsh
15 Susie Martinez, Anna Watkins
16 Cheryl McGehee
19 Emily Walker
22 Riley Fitzpatrick
23 Sue Capt, Thomas Haegelin, Kristen Tyk
26 Jane Moore
31 Adelaide Gerdes

Anniversaries
July

25 Ron and Yolanda Bird
August 
 3 Jimmy and Amy Carnes
 9 Tommy and Revis Leonard
11 Mike and Jane Moore
16 Beau and Anna Watkins
22 Russell and Jama Brown
     Joe Bill and Josephine Carper

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