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April 28, 2013
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This Week at St. Timothy’s
For the Week Beginning April 28, 2013
 
 
TODAY
THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR are given to the glory of God for all His many blessings.
 
JOURNEY TO ADULTHOOD J2A - The youth will meet today at 10 a.m. in the lower parish hall.
 
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE will meet after the 8 a.m. service today.   If you are not already a member and think this is your calling, or if you just want to share ideas, please join us. Laura Richards, Co-Chair
 
ATTENTION PARISHIONERS! – The Episcopal Church Women (ECW’s) Annual Bread Baking will take place today after the 10 a.m. service.  For more information please contact Marsyl Allain, Coordinator at 301-780-8804. Thank you!
 
ATTENTION PARISHIONERS!   Starting in a few weeks, new photos will be uploaded to the church’s website.  We respect individual’s privacy so if you do not wish to have photos containing yourself on  the church’s website, please contact Ernest McNeil.  Also parents, if you do not want your children to be added to the website, or need something taken down or replaced, please let me know this as well. Thanks, Ernest McNeil.
 
ATTENTION PARISHIONERS!  I have 2 (gently used) bedroom sets up for grabs.  One is a queen size bed and one is a full size bed.  Please contact Raymond Lyles at 301-899-1156, if you are interested.

GUESS WHO'S TURNING 40?   You've heard about the Child Development Center's 40th Anniversary in June, but do you know it includes a silent auction?  We're seeking 50 interesting new or gently used items.  Items received to date include artwork from the collection of Tanya Copeland and a 5x8 area rug in shades of blue and green.  Do you have a timeshare week you'd be willing to auction off?  For more information, contact Laura Richards at lmmrichards@gmail.com.  Thank for your support.
 
A STEWARDSHIP PRAYER - All generous God, you poured yourself out in creation, were totally spent in Christ’s death on the cross, and continue to give yourself through the gift of your Holy Spirit to us.   Give us generous hearts; that, in response to your love, our lives may overflow in thanksgiving and generosity, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen
 
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES!  The Bishop John T. Walker Scholarship Applications are available in the Church office and from the following Committee members- Barbara Vandyke, Brenda Neal, Paula Bennett, Dr. Herman Bostick, Sharon Wardlaw, Dr. Sandra Yates and Rev. Gwynn.   The deadline for receipt of applications will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19.
 
Upcoming
SAMARITAN MINISTRY'S SOUTHEAST office needs full-size toiletries for both men and women.    Here is a list of items needed:  Bath soap, deodorant, tooth paste, tooth brush, skin lotion, as well as shaving items for men and sanitary items for women, shampoo and conditioner and a wash rag or nylon scrubber.   Please support this worthy mission, and know that any of these items cost $1.00 at the Dollar Tree stores.  Please give these items to Meigan Chan or place them in the basket located in the church office.  Thank you!
 
REMINDER:  Next Sunday is Samaritan Ministry Sunday.  Please be generous by bringing non perishable food items (or make a financial contribution).  Thank you!
 
CALLING ALL GRADUATES:  Please help us identify all St. Timothy's graduates -- from Pre-K through graduate school!  We want to recognize them all on Graduate Sunday in June.  Give names to Laura Richards, Richlyn Emanuel or Sandra Boswell.  The Christian Education Committee thanks you for your help.
 
SUPPORTING OUR GRADUATES - To all High School & College Graduates: Congratulations!  As you celebrate this season, the Diocese would like to support your efforts in transitioning from life in your parish to the campus ministry or parish nearest your new home.  If you’d like us to assist you in getting to know your new community, please contact Jason Evans, Diocesan Young Adult Missioner at jevans@edow.org or call/text at 202-257-8556.
 
WOMEN AND GIRL’S DAY IS ON ITS WAY – Theme:  “St. Timothy's Women: Stirring Up the Kingdom of God”.  Events scheduled for Women & Girl’s Day are:  Tuesday, April 30 – The Movie:  Half the Sky-Part 1; Thursday, May 2 – The Movie:  Half the Sky-Part 2; Women and Girl’s Choir Rehearsal at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 4 - Annual Spring Tea; Sunday, May 5 - Sunday Service at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.  Thank you!
 
THE BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW will meet on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m.  All brothers are encouraged to attend.  Herman Bostick
 
SCOUT DINNER/BAKE SALE - Pack & Troop 1650 is having their first Dinner/Bake Sale on Saturday May 4 (rain date May 11) 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in lower parish hall.  Funds of the sale will defray costs for Cub and Boy Scouts to attend summer camp.  Advanced purchases are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  Dinners – Fried Fish, Chicken (baked or fried) pre-orders are $9.00 & $8.00 respectfully with $1.00 on day of.  Baked chicken option is only available through pre-ordering.  A detailed flyer is on the church bulletin board.  Contact Bill Wilson at 202-583-0433 or Bob James at 301-449-6636   for additional information.  Donations for pre-ordered sales must be paid by April 30. Thanks!
 
UTO INGATHERING will take place on Sunday, May 5 at both the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services.
 
 




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