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St. Philip's Episcopal Church
October 9, 2019

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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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Bishop and Breakfast - This Sunday!

Baptisms, Confirmations and Receptions.
It's always a celebration when a Bishop joins us for worship services. On Sunday, October 13th, St. Philip's will welcome The Rt. Rev. Rayford High. With the departure of Bishop Jennifer Brook-Davidson, Bishop Reed has asked retired Bishop High, to assist him with diocesan visitations. 

Bishop High served in the Diocese of West Texas as a priest from 1966 to 1981. He served as bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas from 2003 - 2012. He also served as provisional bishop of the Diocese of Ft. Worth from 2012 - 2015. Click Here to learn more about Bishop High. He will celebrate and preach at both the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. The 10:30 service will include the sacraments of baptism and confirmation, as well as reception of new members and the reaffirmation of baptismal vows.

Please join us in welcoming Bishop High to St. Philip's by joining us for breakfast in Briscoe Hall between the two services at 9:15 a.m. Those being confirmed, received, baptized or reaffirmed should all be present for the breakfast.

We look forward to having you here to greet and worship with Bishop High and to celebrate and witness the confirmations, baptisms, receptions and reaffirmations that will take place that day! 

DWTX Annual Diocesan Council - 2020 

Fellowship. Worship. Business.
This year the Annual Council of the Diocese of West Texas will be held in Corpus Christi, February 20 - 22, 2020. 

As in previous years the vestry will elect a delegation of three delegates and three alternates to represent St. Philip's.

You may nominate yourself or another. If you nominate someone else please first obtain her or his consent to be nominated. The vestry will elect the delegation at its December meeting. Please give your nominations to the Senior Warden, Charlie Downing, or Fr. Mike no later than November 30th. 

Meeting Set for UCISD Outreach

Wednesday, October 16th, 5:30 p.m., Grace Hall

The meeting date has been set for the UCISD Outreach Ministry. If you want to learn more about this new ministry and how you can be involved, please join us on Wednesday, October 16 at 5:30 in Grace Hall. We'll be discussing the ministry as a whole, what we can do to help those families in need and any other ideas we come up with to help this campus in the future. I can't wait to see y'all and thank you again for your interest in this ministry! -- Jennifer Williams

Stepping in Faith - 2020 Stewardship

"Lord, where would You want me to be in my giving?"
“Stepping in Faith” is the title for this year’s stewardship campaign for the ministry support of St. Philip’s.  The focus of Stepping in Faith is on our need as a follower of Jesus to give.  As we take this journey, we will all be invited to pray:  “Lord, where would You want me to be in my giving?”  Throughout the campaign we will utilize a devotional titled Practicing Extravagant Generosity.  Copies have been ordered and labeled by household and will be available for pick up during regular office hours and during Sunday services.  Please pick up your copy at your earliest convenience. -- Sr. Warden Charlie Downing

Amazon Smile - An Easy Way to Give 

"Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small things." - Vernor Vinge
 
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support St. Philip's every time you shop, at no cost to you. Were you aware that just by buying what you normally buy on Amazon you can send money to St. Philip's? It's easy, it's painless, and it's FREE!  All you have to do is sign up, designate St. Philip's Episcopal Church - Uvalde as the non-profit you wish to support and shop, shop, shop! A small percentage of your purchases will be donated to St. Philips automatically! Learn more about Amazon Smile here and sign up today to help support St. Philip's Episcopal Church. 

Church-School Fall Festival is Thursday!  

A fun time for the church and school to come together and play! 
 
 

Are you being called to serve on the Vestry?

Nominations are now being accepted. 

We will be electing three new vestry members to serve a three year term. You may nominate yourself or another. If you nominate someone else please be sure to obtain their consent before the nomination. The retiring vestry members, Charlie Downing, Camile DuBose and Kelley Kimble will  serve as the nominating committee. Please submit your nominations to one of the retiring vestry members by December 1st. The vestry election will take place at our annual parish meeting on January 12, 2020. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact me or any vestry member. - Fr. Mike+

Who's Serving this Week

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

Sunday, October 13, 2019
The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost 

8:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist

Lector: Greg Baber

10:30 a.m.  Holy Eucharist
Greeters & Oblationers:
 Buzz and Nancy Barton  
Acolytes: Noreen Buchanan, Kelley Kimble, Brenda Martin, and Riley Fitzpatrick 
Lector: Becky Capt        
Chalice: John Thomas Buchanan
Prayers:  Bill Ed Kolinek   

October Birthdays
1 Cambree Wilson
2 Chris Jurica
3 Tane McGehee
4 Amelia Bea Huddleston
5 Carl Lee Hellums, Jeff Lewey
6 Mike Fitzpatrick, Alice Hicks, Coleman Klein
10 Millie Downing
11 Mickey Gerdes, Trissa Kimble
12 Arlene Nanney
15 Sharon Haag, Randy Klein
17 Hunter Haag
18 Betty Fitzgerald
21 Jack Kimble
22 Kendall Walker
23 Cyndy Cowley
24 Shirley Graves
28 Bea Ybarra
30 Travis Kimble

October Anniversaries
7 Win and Camile DuBose
10 Don and Elizabeth Huddleston
19 Dennis and Tane McGehee

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