This Week at Holy Family

DEACON PAT’S FIRST SUNDAY is September 1, the 18th anniversary of her ordination to the deaconate. Join us as we welcome her to Holy Family!

HEALING is offered the first Sunday of the month. If you are in need of healing of spirit, mind or body, please remain in the sanctuary after worship September 1. Share your prayer request silently or aloud with a healing minister and we will pray and lay hands on you. 

POSTULANT PENNI’S FIRST SUNDAY is September 8. Penni will serve as field work student for the next two academic years, September through May. She is a Postulant for Holy Orders to the Priesthood and in her second year of study in the diocesan Iona Program. Penni will preach, serve as LEM, Lector, Healing Minister and in other ministries. Please welcome Penni!

POTLUCK SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 The second Sunday of each month, we share a potluck meal as a church family.  Bring a dish to share or just join us after worship.  There is always plenty of food to go around. 

PRAYER SQUARES meets for knitting, crocheting, support and fellowship the second and fourth Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. at church. Next gatherings: Sept. 11,  25.

WEEKLY EVENING PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY Starting September 12, we will offer Evening Prayer at 5:30 p.m. and bible study on Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m. at church. We will study the readings for the upcoming Sunday, making our worship more meaningful. 

TOS NO MAS FALL CLEANUP Like the Great American Cleanup in April, volunteers help clean up our city streets, parks, arroyos and school campuses. Cleanup is from 9 a.m. to Noon.  Tell Dan or Camille Donoghue if you plan to help and they will register you with the group at 7 a.m. that morning.

ALTAR GUILD MEETING Sunday, September 22 after worship. We will meet with Deacon Pat Masterman and field work student Penni Chambers, review the setting of the altar and bless our new altar linens!  

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.          

PRAYERS Please pray for Bill, Kolene, Austin, Sue Ellen, Amy, Nate, Katherine, the Shumaker Family, and for the repose of the soul of Dominic.

THANK YOU to our Sunday servers: Lectors Margo Sanabria, Dan Donoghue, Prayers of the People Officiant Kay Storr, Lay Eucharistic Minister Fran Hilyer and Altar Guild Member Pat Oliver-Wright.