Bishop Royal U. Grote was here for his Annual Parish Visit on November 24, 2013. All Saints' Anglican Church joined us for the service and luncheon that followed.
Congratulations to Dan & Sue Cote who celebrated their 50 th Wedding Anniversary on December 14, 2013.
The ladies of the Women's Guild had a bake sale and Christmas Bazaar during coffee hour on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
The Sunday School and Preschool children and Youth presented the Christmas Pageant on Sunday afternoon December 22, 2013. The children did a wonderful presentation of Christ's birth: “O Holy Night!” Those participating: Renee Hassert, Archangel & Soloist; Joseph Tjoelker as Joseph; Ariana Muscio, Mary; Will F. Garrison, Drummer Boy; Audrey Garrison, Innkeeper & Poem; Lexie Tjoelker, Angel Soloist; Angel Caylee Dyke; Angel Tola Balogun on Clarinet, Soloist & Speaker; Angel Maddie Levi on Violin, Clarinet, Soloist & Speaker; Shepherdesses, Stella Levi & Judy Ashmore; Shepherd Griffin Faxel; Lambs, Keira Faxel & Amilia Garcia; Sophie Levi, the Star; Trumpeter Toluwa Balogun & William R. Garrison were the Wisemen; Angel Flutist & Speaker, Bethany Tjoelker; Trumpeter & King Herod, Jacob Tjoelker. Janet Novak was a Lodger at Beth Inn; Sunny Stiklius, Pianist; Patty Levi, Pageant Director.
Thank you to those who decorated the church so lovely for Christmas and who packed up the decorations for another year.
The Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service was well attended. A lovely reception followed the service and was enjoyed by all.
Thank you to all who continue to contribute food items for the Tinley Park Food Pantry.
Begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Soup Supper at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall;
Lenten Service 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel
These suppers and services continue every Wednesday until Holy Week.
107th SYNOD OF THE DIOCESE OF MID-AMERICA
February 20 & 21, 2014 at the Church of the Holy Communion, Dallas, Texas
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
April 27, 2013 following morning worship
MISSIONARIES of the MONTH
Please pray for Bishop Jasmin Milic and the REC parishes in Croatia and Serbia.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014! May God bless this year!
William R. Garrison,