Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, February 18, 2018

LENT BEGINS…AND SO DOES LENT MADNESS!  Lent Madness begins on “Ash” Thursday, February 15.  You can join on its website – www.lentmadness.org and subscribe to the site via email; you can also like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lentmadness.  Record your choices on the chart in the back of the Lent Madness booklet.  We have a bigger version of this posted in the narthex.  We also have a sheet where you can record your victories.  You can play as individuals or as a family.  If you cannot attend church and want me to record your victories, send them to Jeanne Sandusky at sandusky11@comcast.net, or via text at 727-742-2066. Let the Madness begin!

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND A BRIEF SUNDAY FORUM TODAY.  At forum time, since we are doing Lent Madness as a parish for the first time, we will talk about how the Episcopal Church views and selects saints and other holy people

AID FOR FRIENDS MEAL PREP TODAY!

VESTRY MEETS THIS WEDNESDAY at 7:30 pm.

FEBRUARY SOUP ORDER FORM IS OUT – order online or use forms in the entryway, by Feb. 2

FREE THE GIRLS BRA DRIVE is on throughout February.  Donate new or gently used bras to support former victims of human trafficking; basket in entryway.  See posted flyer for related events.

YOU CAN ORDER GIRL SCOUT COOKIES from Troop 284, which meets here at Holy Nativity.  Ordering info is in the entryway.

PUB THEOLOGY!   Every Tuesday night, 7:00 (if you plan to order food, it’s helpful to come a bit earlier) at the Publick House in Wycombe:  the conversation and participants just keep getting more diverse and lively!

CHURCH LADIES’ BREAKFAST will now be on Saturday, March 10 at Jake’s, Newtown at 8:30 am. Contact Belinda Ash to sign up!

 

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, February 11, 2018

THE REV. CANON SHAWN WAMSLEY IS WITH US TODAY to get to know Holy Nativity and help us to look to our future in new and creative ways, as well as to be aware of Diocesan resources.  Please plan to stay for brunch conversation following worship

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER this Tuesday, 6:30 pm.  Bring last year’s palms to be burned for this year’s ashes – and bring family and friends!

PUB THEOLOGY AND PANCAKES!  We have invited our Pub Theology group to join us for Shrove Tuesday Pancakes, and invite you to join the conversation, especially of you haven’t already.  We’ll return to the Wycombe Publick House next week.

ASH WEDNESDAY EUCHARIST with imposition of ashes Feb. 14, 7:30 pm.

WE WILL PREPARE MEALS FOR AID FOR FRIENDS NEXT SUNDAY, Feb. 18.

PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED!!!  Your SOUPER BOWL SUNDAY prayers for the home team, including those in the form of donations to our local BCHG Food Pantry, were answered in part with a record $250 to help feed hungry neighbors.  Touchdown!

FEBRUARY SOUP ORDER FORM IS OUT – order online or use forms in the entryway, by Feb. 21.

FREE THE GIRLS BRA DRIVE is on throughout February.  Donate new or gently used bras to support former victims of human trafficking; basket in entryway.  See posted flyer for related events!

YOU CAN ORDER GIRL SCOUT COOKIES from Troop 284, which meets here at Holy Nativity.  Ordering info is in the entryway.

CHURCH LADIES’ BREAKFAST will now be on Saturday, March 10 at Jake’s, Newtown at 8:30 am. Contact Belinda Ash to sign up!

 

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, February 4, 2018

IT’S SOUPER BOWL SUNDAY:  the day we put a soup pot out for donations to help feed local neighbors who face hunger.  Please give generously – think of every bill and check that goes into the pot as a prayer for your favorite team …and no matter what, the Bucks County Housing Group’s food pantries will score a victory!  Fly, prayers, fly!

HOLY NATIVITY’S VESTRY now consists of Lisa Rapp, senior/rector’s warden, John Giacobetti, junior/accounting warden (and treasurer), Elizabeth Alvino, Pam Fox, Eva Kozari, Jeanne Sandusky, and (on sabbatical but “on call” through June) Bob Brodrecht.  Outgoing accounting warden/treasurer Mike Spivey will consult as needed over the next few months.  Please pick up your Annual Meeting booklet if you could not stay/attend last week!

SUNDAY SCHOOL TODAY (as well as – rector gives up! –shared sports predictions!

THE REV. CANON SHAWN WAMSLEY WILL BE WITH US ON SUNDAY, FEB. 11, to get to know Holy Nativity and help us to look to our future in new and creative ways, as well as to be aware of Diocesan resources.  Please plan to join the conversation following worship

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER Feb. 13, 6:30 pm.  Bring last year’s palms to be burned for this year’s ashes – and bring family and friends

ASH WEDNESDAY EUCHARIST with imposition of ashes Feb. 14, 7:30 pm

FREE THE GIRLS BRA DRIVE is on throughout February.  Donate new or gently used bras to support former victims of human trafficking; basket in entryway.  See posted flyer for related events

JANUARY SOUPS ARE HERE TO BE PICKED UP!  Thank you to all who ordered and sold January soups, and to Jennifer Giacobetti and Elizabeth Alvino for handling the details.       

YOU CAN ORDER GIRL SCOUT COOKIES from Troop 284, which meets here at Holy Nativity.  Ordering info is in the entryway.

PUB THEOLOGY!   Every Tuesday night, 7:00 - 8:30 at the Publick House in Wycombe:  the conversation and participants just keep getting more diverse and lively

PLEASE TAKE A CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR home with you!  Also, got parish t-shirts and car magnets?

 

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Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, January 28, 2018

PARISH ANNUAL MEETING

TODAY

FOLLOWING WORSHIP

Potluck Brunch; election of two

new Vestry Members.

 

JANUARY SOUPS ARE HERE TO BE PICKED UP!  Thank you to all who ordered and sold soup this month, and to Jennifer Giacobetti and Elizabeth Alvino for handling the details.

 

NEXT SUNDAY IS SOUPER BOWL SUNDAY!  As we’ve been doing for some years, we’ll have a soup pot out for donations to help feed local neighbors who face hunger.  Please give generously – think of every bill and check that goes into the pot as a prayer for your favorite team …and no matter what, the Bucks County Housing Group’s food pantries will score a victory!

 

THE REV. CANON SHAWN WAMSLEY WILL BE WITH US ON SUNDAY, FEB. 11, to get to know Holy Nativity and help us to look to our future in new and creative ways, as well as to be aware of Diocesan resources.  Please plan to join the conversation following worship!

 

YOU CAN ORDER GIRL SCOUT COOKIES from Troop 284, which meets here at Holy Nativity.  Ordering info is in the entryway.

 

PUB THEOLOGY!   Every Tuesday night, 7:00 - 8:30 at the Publick House in Wycombe:  the conversation and participants just keep getting more diverse and lively!

 

PLEASE TAKE A CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR home with you!  Also, got parish t-shirts and car magnets?

 

 

News and Notices for Sunday, January 21, 2018

                                                                                                                                      PARISH ANNUAL MEETING

                                                                                                                                           SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

                                                                                                                                          FOLLOWING WORSHIP

 

                                                                                                                   Pot luck Brunch; election of two new Vestry Members.                                       

                                                                                                                Please e-mail your reports to the rector/office by January 22!

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND FORUM TODAY.

PLEASE SIGN UP TO BRING A POTLUCK DISH NEXT SUNDAY!

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ORDERED JANUARY SOUPS.  They can be picked up next Sunday.

PUB THEOLOGY!   Every Tuesday night, 7:00 - 8:30 at the Publick House in Wycombe:  the conversation and participants just keep getting more diverse and lively!

PLEASE TAKE A CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR home with you!

 

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, January 14, 2018

AID FOR FRIENDS MEAL PREP TODAY.

VESTRY MEETS THIS WEDNESDAY at 7:30 pm

JANUARY SOUP SALE IS ON!  Please see the printed and e-mailed order form for soup and ordering details

PUB THEOLOGY!   Every Tuesday night, 7:00 - 8:30 at the Publick House in Wycombe:  the conversation and participants just keep getting more diverse and lively!

PLEASE TAKE A CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR home with you!

 

PARISH ANNUAL MEETING

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

FOLLOWING WORSHIP

Potluck Brunch;  election of two

new Vestry Members.

Please e-mail your reports to

the rector/office by January 22!