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Missionpalooza!

Published on June 30, 2015, by in announcements.
A summer service week for rising 6-8 grade students: August 5-9, 2015

MissionpaloozagraphicServing different ministries in the Raleigh community, students will work with Camden Street Learning Garden, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Raleigh Rescue Mission! We’ll finish up with fun games and activities in the afternoon. On Friday morning we’ll travel to Washington, DC! “Who is my neighbor?” We’ll take a walking tour of the DC Monuments, live a day in the parable of the Good Samaritan and serve the DC homeless.

Cost: $150
Wednesday—Thursday, Raleigh, NC

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., drop off and pick up will be at St. Michael’s

Friday—Sunday, Epiphany Mission Center 
Washington, DC

Leave Friday at 8 a.m. and return Sunday around 3pm. Our lodging will be at Epiphany Mission Center.

Register now, or contact Abby Van Noppen.

Grant Requests Due August 1

Published on June 29, 2015, by in Uncategorized.

St. Michael’s Missions Grants Committee accepts grant applications from organizations within our community. Grants are awarded at the end of September to organizations that have an ongoing relationship with our parish. We encourage parishioners who are involved in non-profits within our community to contact those organizations and have them apply for a grant. In the past year, the largest grant awarded was $7,500.

Our new application period is now open. If you would like to apply for a grant on behalf of your organization, please download the application here. Grant requests should be submitted by August 1 to grants@holymichael.org. Contact: Mary Currin.

Bishop Curry Elected Presiding Bishop

Published on June 24, 2015, by in announcements.

Bishop_Curry_3_8x11_webOur own bishop, the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, was elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church! Bishop Curry was elected at the General Convention in Salt Lake City. He will assume his duties in November.

  • Livestreams
  • Daily recaps, news items and videos are posting on the diocesan homepage in the “Read All About It” section (It’s now the “78th General Convention” section).
  • Additional updates, news and nuggets are posting on diocesan social media channels, including FacebookTwitter and Instagram (join in and use hashtag #GC78).
  • The diocesan General Convention page offers background information, interviews and more.

It’s Time To WIHN Again

Published on June 8, 2015, by in announcements.

St. Michael’s will host homeless families in transition July  12-26, through Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network. Dozens of volunteers will be needed to set up rooms, plan and prepare meals, drive our guests to and from their Day Care center, plan activities and host families during overnight stays. It’s the perfect opportunity to introduce your family to the concept of mission. You can even camp out at church! Sign up now!

If up are signed up to work with WIHN guests, please take a look at helpful documents posted here.

Stay Connected!

Published on April 29, 2015, by in announcements.

Do you receive This Week @ St. Michael’s and the Rector’s Weekly Epistle? If not, we may not have your correct email address. Submit your information online on the right-hand side of our homepage. Or contact Susan Rountree. Please note, if you have received these emails in the past, but have not in recent weeks, chances are your email has bounced, and that’s easily corrected.

Baptism Registration and Class Information

Published on April 23, 2015, by in announcements.
baptismwebDo you have a new baby and would like to arrange for baptism?  We offer Holy Baptism throughout the year during our 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist. If you would like for your child to be baptized, register here.

Parents of children to be baptized must participate in our Outline of the Faith classes taught by clergy. Summer classes will be held June 10, 17 & 24  (attend all 3 classes), at 6:15 p.m. Child care is available with advance reservations.

Please fill out forms, and your  information will be automatically sent to parish secretary Jean Olson, to ensure an accurate record. Jean will then contact your family to arrange a date.

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