A seminar on living wills and power of attorney for health care was conducted in the Parish Hall on Saturday, August 13, 2005. The Rev. Daniel Sullivan, Chaplain at Rush-Copley Medical Center taught the seminar. The information was greatly appreciated by all who attended.
A Memorial Service was held for Gary Greco on Sunday, August 14, 2005. Do continue to be in prayer for the family.
The St.Andrew's Preschool Open House took place Sunday afternoon, August 21, 2005. Do be in prayer for another successful school year.
The Annual Church & Sunday School Picnic was hosted by Will & Beth Garrison at their home in New Lenox on Sunday afternoon, August 28, 2005. The weather was beautiful and everyone had an enjoyable time.
Sunday School resumed on September 11, 2005 after the summer break.
The Rt. Rev. Royal U. Grote, the Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Mid-America was with us for his annual Episcopal visit on Sunday, September 11, 2005. The pastor and several members of All Saint's Anglican Church were also in attendance. The service was followed by a luncheon in the Parish Hall, where all had an enjoyable time of food and fellowship.
The new Rodgers organ was first played in church on September 11, 2005. Bishop Grote blessed the new organ during the Holy Communion service. Dr. Joyce Jones, Professor of Organ at Baylor University and world renowned organist, played the prelude, recessional and special Communion music at the service. We heartily thank the Lord for the blessing of this new instrument which will be played to His glory.
We will be going door to door in the neighborhood passing out Bibles and other material on Saturday, Sept. 24 & Oct. 1. Those of you who can take part are asked to meet at the church at 1:00 p.m. on those days.
Sunday, October 2, 2005. There will be a luncheon provided by the Vestry following the service. Invite others!
Sunday, October 2, at 3:30 p.m. Mr. David Brackley will be the guest organist. Do plan to attend.
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2005
Time: 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Price: Adults $6.00 Child 12 and under $3.00 Family $15.00
Place: Parish Hall
Fifth Sunday Potluck
Sunday, October 30, 2005. Bring your favorite dish to church for the potluck following the service.
Missionary of The Month
Greg & Helena Wright. Home Office Computer System, Arab World Ministries.
Upper Darby , PA 19082
Shield of Faith
The television ministry of St. Andrew's may be seen on WJYS Channel 62, Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. Do be in prayer for this ministry. Video and DVD recordings of the programs may be purchased by contacting the church office at (708) 614-7404.
Learn more about St. Andrew's through our website: www.andrewrec.org
Oct. 1 Diane Stultz Alverson
Oct. 2 Sophia Noelle Levi
Oct. 5 Janet Novak
Oct. 8 Louise Rich
Oct. 12 Cheryl Yapp
Oct. 17 Carla Yehnert
Oct. 27 Annamarie Lynn Sellers
by O. J. Robertson
God's love is like the rolling ocean,
So deep and very wide.
No force can ever hope to check,
Or stop its surging tide.
Like craggy mountains towering upward,
Vast and strong and tall,
There is no measure for His love,
And yet I have it all!