This Week at Holy Family

THIS WEEK AT HOLY FAMILY        

WEEKLY EVENING PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY Each Thursday, we offer Evening Prayer at 5:30 p.m. and bible study from 6 to 7 p.m. at church. All are welcome. 

ST. FRANCIS BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS This Sunday, October 6, we will have our annual Blessing of the Animals service at 10:30 a.m. at the Hogan at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), 83 A Van Nu Po, Santa Fe. IAIA is an integral part of the southside community in which we seek to serve and deepen relationships. Also, our own Bob Martin is president! In addition, we are gathering donations for Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary. Kindred Spirits provides end-of-life care and hospice for dogs, horses and poultry. See their wish list on the front table. You can leave items under the front table at church before October 6 or bring them to the service Sunday. Thank you for your generosity. Please make sure your animals are caged or leashed for their safety.

PRAYER SQUARES meets for knitting, crocheting, support and fellowship the second and fourth Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. at church. Next gatherings: October 9 and 23.

MONTHLY POTLUCK Sunday, October 13, we will have our monthly potluck after worship. Please bring a dish to share or just come and enjoy a meal and fellowship with our church family.

DIOCESAN CONVENTION Please pray for delegates Becky Darden and Morag Smith, Bishop’s Warden Kay Storr, Deacon Pat and Pastor Corinne, who will represent our church October 17-19 in Silver City.

PRAY FOR OUR CHURCH Please pray for our church community: “We pray for the growth of this baptismal community. Lord, build up our church in spirit, mind and body.  Amen.”  

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS & PRAYERS Send additions or changes by 8 a.m. Thursday to holyfamilysantafe@gmail.com. Our prayer list is refreshed each month. If you have names you want to remain on the prayer list, send them to the above email before the first Thursday of the month. Thank you.

PRAYERS Please pray for Alex, Julia, Bill, Kolene, Sharon, Kristi, Maria, Jose, David, Robert, Rebecca, Charles, the Hunter and Shumaker families, and for the repose of the soul of Sophie.

THANK YOU to our Sunday servers: Lectors Dan Donoghue, Kathleen Croxton, Prayers of the People Officiant Blair Cooper, Lay Eucharistic Minister Margo Sanabria and Altar Guild Member Deborah James.