The Last Sunday after the Epiphany
February 23, 2020
Services are at 9am & 10am
NEXT TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
Volunteers are needed for this event and a signup sheet is in the back of the church. Even if you can’t volunteer, please plan to come and feast on pancakes, sausages and jambalaya. New Hamburg Fire Station No. 1, 15 Channingville Road, New Hamburg, NY 12590. A special thanks to Angelo & Barbara Giaimo for coordinating this event again this year.
“NEW” ROTA THROUGH JUNE 2020 is available now.
You can CLICK HERE to check it out, find it on our website at stnicholasnewhamburg.org or on the downstairs bulletin board. If there is anyone that would like to be added to our Sunday Participant rotation, please contact Dana in the office at email@example.com.
ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH, SERVICES AT 12PM & 7:30PM Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Please plan to come and receive the imposition of ashes during a short service with Holy Eucharist. Mtr Leigh will also bring “Ashes-To-Go” to the New Hamburg train station, beginning at 5am for our commuter friends & family. 😊
LENT MADNESS - Who will win the golden halo? Lent Madness is a fun way to learn about the saints, who are placed into a tournament-like style elimination bracket. Each pairing remains open for a set period and people vote online for their favorite saint. Look for our bracket downstairs & check out lentmadness.org for more information.
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT Join Mtr. Leigh for Wendell Berry Wednesdays, an adult formation opportunity focusing on sabbath. Berry’s This Day: Collected and New Sabbath Poems. Each session will be offered twice on Wednesdays: once during the day (with Holy Eucharist at noon followed by soup and discussion at 12:30p) and once in the evening (with spoken Evening Prayer at 6p followed by soup and discussion at 6:30p).
MARCH 15TH: Lenten Evensong
MARCH 22nd: Polly Myhrum Pottery Fellowship Event: Make, glaze, and fire your own piece of pottery! $25 buys you all materials and the expertise and hospitality of our very own Polly Myhrum. Space for this event is limited to 12 people. Signup sheet will be available in the narthex.
APRIL 11th: Easter Vigil
APRIL 19th: Outback Luncheon Fundraiser
GROUNDHOG OFFICE HOURS ARE ON HIATUS for the season of Lent. Mtr. Leigh is available for the rite of Reconciliation of a Penitent this season, by appointment only. Please email the office or see pg. 446-452 of the prayer book for more information.
Want to lend a helping hand around the church?
Check out our Property to do list.
Greg Freeman, our Jr. Warden, has created a property to-do list for things to do around the parish, such as spring weeding, and the like. Each item has a contact person and a space for a volunteer's name. Please take a look and consider how you might help with these tasks around the parish. We appreciate you everything you do! Click HERE to view the list.
SUNDAY SCHOOL AT ST. NICK'S is for kids ages 4-12 and takes place in the undercroft from 10- 10:30. All are welcome! Professional nursery care is available during the 10am service.
AA GROUP MEETINGS Are held in St. Nick's undercroft every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm.
ONLINE DIRECTORY Click here for the online version of the directory.
INTRA OFFICE DEADLINES Want to put an announcement in the bulletin or weekly e-news? Here are our deadlines:
Sunday Bulletin - Tuesdays, 12 noon
Weekly e-news - Thursdays, 12 noon
PASTORAL MINISTRY If you have concern for yourself, a family member or friend, please contact Mtr. Leigh Hall, at 845-432-HOLY, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Rector observes Friday as her Sabbath. Please emergency calls/texts/emails on Fridays.
COFFEE HOUR is a great time for fellowship! The sign-up sheet is HERE, there are always slots available so please consider signing up. We like to keep it simple so Munchkins, cheese and crackers, or even some veggies will do.
AGING NEWS: SENIOR RESOURCES Click on this link for the recent enews from Dutchess County Department For The Aging: https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/Aging/OFA-Golden-Living-News-for-Senior-Citizens.htm
SUNDAY PARTICIPANTS / ROTA The ROTA schedule through February can be found HERE on the downstairs bulletin board or on our website. Anyone who would like to be added to our list of Sunday Participants contact Dana at email@example.com.
WHO'S ON THIS SUNDAY February 23rd
First Reader - Cheryl Lange
Server - Joe Haubrich
First reading – Colin Cuite
Second reading – Maria Wainwright
Server – Paul Conrad
Acolyte - Elizabeth Cuite
Altar Guild – Deb Evans
Counters – Greg F. & Cyndy W.
Sunday School –Deb E. & Jen K.
Coffee Hour - Eileen Doherty
ALTAR FLOWERS POSTER: There are no flowers during Lent, March 1st - April 5th.
2020 Annual Report HERE
In Our Prayers
Those for whom prayers have been asked:
Kristine & Pete + Kelly + RayJohn + Henry & Sue + Will + Felice + Violet + Hannah + Jackie + Norma + Teresa + Dean + Martha + Stacey + Duncan + Tex + Marty + Mary + Ray & Diane + Steve + Bob + Terri + Andrew + Jack + Robert + Elizabeth + Jim + Janice + Russell + Josephine + Joanne + Tommy + James + Jenna + Diane + Larry + Joe + Wendy + Tom + Lorraine + Danny + Dawn + Dana + Alice + Adam + Ginny + Cynthia + Leonie + Blanche +Joe + Erica + Bea + John A.
In Thanksgiving for:
- For our vestry
- For mended relationships
- Jackson's sectional win!
- Lindsay's 25th birthday
- The safe arrival of baby Eva