Notes From Calvary

 

Notice: Notes from Calvary will take a vacation the weeks of August 4, 11 & 18,

resuming the week of August 25.

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THIS SUNDAY
One Service at 9 a.m.

We Welcome the Reverend Gillian Barr!

 
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There will be a festive refreshment hour after the service so that we can celebrate Gillian's arrival all together.



July 28 Sunday Brunch Bunch

With Calvary's Ugandan friends
Steven & Patience Kasamba Brunch Bunch

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Next Brunch Bunch:
Sunday, August 11

Our next Brunch will be on August 11, at 11:30 at Breakwater... Note the time change.. join us for a fun brunch by the harbor.

Sponsored by the Prayer and Care Team.

Please contact Barbara Loftus @ barbloftus@aol.com or
860.599.5732 for more details.

All are welcome.


The Rev. Gillian Barr
Invites All to the

August 22, Porch Party at the Rectory

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Please join us on Thursday, August 22, from 6-8 p.m. for the 3rd Porch Party of 2019. Enjoy a relaxing evening just getting to know each other better. There is no agenda—except fellowship!

Bring the kids, yard games, and a simple munchie to share. Pack your cooler with whatever your family likes to drink. Gillian will provide the venue and tables.

Hope to see you there!!!


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Upcoming SECT Region Events

 
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Pawcatuck Neighbor Center Food Pantry
Staples Needed

The PNC is currently in need of:

Food --

canned meats, soup, broth, chowder, jelly in plastic, canned pineapple and baked beans

Home Supplies --

laundry detergent, dish detergent and diapers sizes 4,5 and 6

Thank you for your continuing support.

SE Region Episcopal Church Gathering

5:30-8 pm, August 14 -- Grace Episcopal Church, Old Saybrook

Outdoor worship, potluck dinner, concert, get-together

For more information: The Rev. Rachel Thomas, 860-316-8184 or The Rev. Charlie Hamill, 860-388-08952PM - 6PM, September 15
Church of the Holy Advent, Clinton

Mark your calendar! More details to come.


Calvary Calendar

This Week

Sunday, August 4
9 a.m. -- ONE SERVICE Holy Eucharist, Rite II
10 a.m. -- celebratory refreshment hour / church yard or parish hall
7 p.m. -- Alcoholics Anonymous / parish hall

Wednesday, August 7
9:45 a.m. -- ECW / parish hall

Thursday, August 8
6:30 p.m. -- Vestry / parish hall

Friday, August 9
11 a.m.-- Prayer group / church

Sunday, August 11
8 a.m. -- Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10 a.m. -- Holy Eucharist, Rite II
11 a.m. -- refreshment hour / church yard or parish hall
7 p.m. -- Alcoholics Anonymous / parish hall


Refreshment Hour

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Thank you to all who signed up for the refreshment hour.

There are still Sundays when you can volunteer to host this gathering.

This is a great opportunity for fellowship. Weather permitting, "Refreshment Hour" can now be served on a card table in the courtyard. Tables are stored in the Parish Hall closet. Hosts provide a gallon each of lemonade and iced tea (sold at Big Y), and some cookies. Paper cups are stored in lower drawers in the kitchen. Any questions...Please email Evelynnlyons@hotmail.com or call her at 203-249-2497


How to include your announcement in the Weekly NOTES and/or Sunday Bulletin

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  1. Call or email Betsy Stevenson at (860) 535-1181 or communications@calvarychurchstonington.org with your request

  2. Email her the text of your announcement 

  3. If you have an image or photograph you would like included in the NOTES, send it as a .jpeg attachment

  4. Deadline for inclusion: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday of the week you want your announcement included


Sunday Service From A Distance

 
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If you are unable to be physically present at worship:

You can listen to our second Sunday service from a distance. Here are directions: Participants should dial 1-857-957-1130 (toll free). Following the voice prompt, enter the access code of 215 866 948#.


 
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Whoever you are, from wherever you have come,
you are welcome here.

 
Lori Taylor