UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY NEWS
CONGRATULATIONS to our own Dr. June C. Samuel who will retire from Tuskegee University Student Health Services at the end of the month. She has served the students of T.U. for over 30 years as the Director of Student Health Services.
Tuskegee University Summer Commencement is July 27 at the T.U. Chapel at 10 a.m. The speaker will be announced.
St. Joseph's Catholic School is asking for your HELP! They have started a Go Fund Me page in order to help raise funds. You can make a contribution to their Go Fund Me page, ‘Team SJS’ (online) or by mail: 2007 Montgomery Road, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088. St. Joseph's Catholic School is a small private school providing a Christian education to students, Pre-K–8th Grade. The school has been a part of our community since 1944.
The Tuskegee Institute Community Tennis Club is seeking your assistance. They are seeking donations to finance community youth participation in the American Tennis Association (ATA) events, both locally and nationally. Donations are tax deductible and can made online: www.tmcc.org or by mail: TICTC, P.O. Box 670, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36087.
The Equal Justice Initiative Museum/Memorial are open to the public. The Museum is located at 115 Coosa St. and the Memorial is located at 417 Caroline St., Montgomery. Tickets are available for purchase at the gift shop, in the ‘Alley’ or online at https://eji.org
CHURCH & DIOCESAN NEWS
As we continue our exploration towards a joint Episcopal/Lutheran ministry, on Sunday, July 22, we will welcome Sarah Sartain from the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama and Wayne Fell from the ELCA Southeastern Synod to worship with us and meet with our congregation during Fellowship Hour.
The Jonathan Daniels Pilgrimage will take place on Saturday, August 11 in Hayneville, Lowndes County. A choir made up of volunteers from the Alabama and Gulf Coast Dioceses will be performing. If you are interested in joining the choir there will be two rehearsals, July 21 and August 4, Holy Trinity, Auburn, 1-3 p.m. You may attend one or both rehearsals. If you are interested, please contact Mary Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Diocese Convention Adopts Resolution #5:
In response to Resolution A123, adopted by the 75th General Convention, the 177th Diocesan Convention adopted Resolution #5 which directs the Commission on Race Relations to develop resources for both parish and diocesan use, to document the role the Diocese played in condoning and supporting slavery, segregation, and discrimination and the efforts undertaken to repair and rectify the same. The Resolution also calls for Prayer for the Holy Spirit’s guidance toward the responses that will lead us to peace, harmony and reconciliation.
The video & text of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding Sermon is available on the Diocesan Website at dioala.org, ‘DioAla News Update,’ May 21, 2018.
Please keep the members of the armed forces in your prayers, especially Jerry and Gloria Carter Brown, Deon Carter, Christopher Childers, Kyle F. Graham, Shavonne M. Smith, Jabar and Kenya Lee Steward.
Please remember those on the Prayer List.
Please continue to furnish our Food Basket with nonperishable items.
The Union of Black Episcopalians stands in the continuing tradition of more than 200 years of Black leadership fighting racism in the Episcopal Church. For more information and an application for membership, please complete the form located here.
Episcopalian Migration Ministries - STAND to Support Refugees. Donate to E.M.M. at 835 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10017
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