The Canterbury Shop will hold its annual Secret Santa Sunday, on Sunday, Dec. 15 during Sunday School. The Secret Santa Shopping opportunity for the kids at St. Michael’s in grades 1-3 to be escorted to the shop and select a gift for someone on their list. Free gift wrap available for all items purchased. Adults and older children are welcomed any time.
Our Writing In Response To Scripture class has created a new book of meditations called These Holy Mysteries. Printed copies will be available after the Thanksgiving holiday. It is available for download. and printed copies will be available after the Thanksgiving holiday. Explore the season through the eyes of our writers, and join us on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:45 a.m., for Holy Grounds, when they will read from the book.
Congratulations to our five new Vestry members: Marilyn Budrow, Anthony Carlton, Jenny Haase, Will Lingo and Michael Painter, who were elected on Dec. 9 during our Annual Meeting. And to the five members of the Class of 2013: Linda Berry, Alan Cox, Beth Grace, Garden Freeman & Michele Murphy — thank you for your service to our parish these past three years!
Your Are Giving + Growing + Going Forth
Thank you to those who have already submitted your pledge! Close to 418 households have pledged more than $1.299 million toward our $1.4 million goal. Forty-0ne households have pledged for the first time. Ninety percent of pledges are the same, increased or new from 2013.
There are three ways to pledge:
• Send a confidential e-mail to Susan Little
• Mail your pledge card to the church in the envelope provided in your Annual Fund
• Place your pledge envelope in the alms basin on any Sunday.
Help St. Michael’s Give + Grow + and Go Forth!