January 14, 2018
This Week at St. Timothy’s
For the Week Beginning January 14, 2018
St. Timothy’s News

This Week's Calendar

Monday, January 15                                         MARTIN LUTHER KING’S DAY OFFICE CLOSED
Wednesday, January 17                                   11:00 a.m.   Mid-Week Service
                                                                        7:00 p.m.    Bible Study
Thursday, January 18                                         7:00 p.m.    Choir Rehearsal
Friday, January 19                                              6:30 p.m.    Book Club
Saturday, January 20                                          9:00 a.m.    Vestry Retreat
                                                                         9:30 a.m.    Boy Scouts Weekly Meeting
                                                                        10:00 a.m.   Daughters of the King Meeting
                                                                        10:30 a.m.   Jr. Daughters of the King Meeting
                                                                        10:00 a.m.   Men of St. Timothy’s Meeting  

Upcoming Events

THANK YOU: A big shout-out to all those who participated in our 2017 Advent series, "Simply Wait".  Thanks to Rev. Jeanie, Patricia Johnson, Dorothy Robinson, Herman Bostick and Melissa Williams for their facilitation, as well as those who provided food.  Hopefully, the themes outlined in the book - anticipation, hope, patience and obedience - served to deepen our spiritual journey through Advent and beyond.  Our 2018 Lenten series is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  More information will be forthcoming.  Be blessed.  Jackie Bowie, Chair, Christian Education.

 HATS, GLOVES & SCARVES:  Winter is approaching, and St. Timothy’s Jr. Daughters of the King is sponsoring a hat, glove & scarf drive to support the 351 children in DC General Homeless Shelter.  We are asking the congregation to support the girls by donating new hats, glove & scarves.  Please place your donations in the box outside of the Church Office. Thank you for supporting our Jr. Daughters of the King. For more information, please see Wanda Price, Rosslyn Edwards or Lisa Gandy.

CONVENTION: Diocesan Convention is the yearly legislative meeting presided over by the bishop and consisting of the clergy of the diocese and elected representatives of its congregations. The 123rd Convention will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Washington National Cathedral. Online registration is now open. See the diocese web site edo.org.

BOOK CLUB The winter meeting of the book club will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  We will be discussing Book 1 "The Glassblower" and Book 2 "The American Lady" by Petra Durst-Benning.  We will also discuss “Not With the Church’s Money” by Michelle Stimpson and CaSandra McLaughlin.  Come join us.  Renee Rittenburg, Chair, Social and Cultural; Pat Johnson, Book Club Coordinator.
CONCERT: Join us for UpBeat, a joyful and musical gathering for the Diocese of Washington, featuring Howard University's premier vocal group Afro Blue and Atlanta-based priest and social activist, the Rev. Kim Jackson. The event is at the Washington National Cathedral, Friday, January 26th, from 7 pm - 9 pm. A light dinner will be included with the ticket price.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Please come and bring your friends! Anyone with a student ID will be admitted at no charge. Tickets are available online. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/upbeat-a-joyful-night-of-jazz-and-spoken-word-tickets-41265746960?ref=ebtnebtckt

Ongoing Events

PASTORAL CARE: Please keep Rev. Jeanie Martinez-Jantz notified of all pastoral care needs.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated.  Thank you. 
ALL PERSONS INTERESTED in being baptized, confirmed, reaffirmed or received into the Episcopal Church or interested in becoming a member of this church, please contact church office at 202-582-7740 or by church office e-mail at churchofsttimothys@verizon.net
PARISHIONERS – The Flower and Oblation charts are on the back wall of the sanctuary and there are open dates.  Please sign up to give your thanksgivings and/or memory of loved ones.  Altar Guild
ATTENDANCE for Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. 21 and 10:00 a.m. 58.
PLEASE NOTE! In order to ensure that your announcement is in the Sunday bulletin, please submit it to churchofsttimothys@verizon.net by 10:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY MORNING.   Thank you

Prayer List

We ask for your prayers for the following relatives and friends:
Kelly Brooks, Rosemarie T. Brooks, Tia Byron Diaz, Roberto Downs, James Frasier, Harold and Joyce Fulton, Anthony E. Gibson, Eddie Gibson, Jacqueline L. Gibson, King and Liz Harvey, Yvonne Houtman, Judith Kelly, Iris McCrea, Julia Price, Rhan L. Randall, Lenzell Ruffin, Loretta Ruffin, Tolaundo Taylor, Lois Taylor, Charles R. Williams, Sr., Rhoda Williams, Sheryl D. Williams, Edward D. Worelds,
PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES are extended to the bereaved family of Matilda Bailey aunt of Virginia and Fred McNeil who died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Fort Washington, MD. Services are on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, viewing 10:00 a.m. and funeral at 11:00 a.m. at Fort Foote Baptist Church, 8310 Fort Foote Road, Fort Washington, MD.

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