ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
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701 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088
(334) 727-3210

Announcements

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CHURCH AND DIOCESAN NEWS

Pledge Cards are due no later than September 29, 2019 to allow the Finance Committee adequate time to formulate a 2020 Budget for the church. Please return your completed card to the Parish Secretary’s Mailbox.


The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama will offer information sessions about the diaconate October 2, 2019 at 6 p.m. Ascension, Montgomery. You are invited to attend an information session if you are interested in exploring the ministry of deacons, process of discernment and formation for ordination to the diaconate.   


The Journey Day, A Day on Addiction and Recovery, sponsored by the Department of Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, Saturday, September 14, 2019  at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Vestavia, AL from 9 a.m. to  3 p.m. 


Presiding Bishop and Primate of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry has sent out a message to encourage ‘all’ US citizens of voting age: “vote in 2020 - help America find its' soul!”  Read more at anglicannews.org


The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, ‘2019 Acolyte Festival, has been re-scheduled. They will be meet in the fall. The future meeting date will be announced at a later time. Click here for more information.   


There is an opportunity for diocesan volunteers to serve with the  Lee County Episcopal Churches to help build a home for  their sponsored family. The home will be part of the Fuller Center Legacy Build. The kick-off dinner for the Legacy Build  will be Sunday evening,  September 29, at Providence Baptist  Church in Beauregard. The build dates are September 30- October 11 (7:30 am-4:30 pm). For more information contact Deacon Judy Quick. 


The ‘Walk in Love’ Border Tour, organized and led by the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas highlights some of the  Episcopal ministries and humanitarian efforts in south-central  Texas along the 1,954 mile U.S. – Mexico border stretching  from Brownsville, Texas to San Diego, California. The  intention is to provide information and shed the light of Christ on very complicated realities by people who live along those  neighboring communities. 


If you are an Amazon.com Shopper you now have an opportunity to support the ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, at no additional cost.  The Amazon Smile program allows shoppers to designate .5% of the purchase price of your product.  To support the diocese, visit Amazon Smile at https://smile.amazon.com/ and log into your Amazon account.  Before beginning to shop, search for 'Protestant Episcopal Church in Diocese of Alabama'  to receive donations from eligible purchases.  Amazon Smile will remember the selection, and then every eligible purchase at smile.amazon.com/ will result in a donation to the Diocese.   For additional information about using Amazon Smile to donate to the work of the Diocese of Alabama, please visit this page. 


Attention St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parishioners: If you are homebound or know of someone homebound, Velma Braye has volunteered to serve as our ‘Eucharistic Visitor,’ the 2nd Sunday of each month. For additional information contact Velma Braye at (334) 727-2236 or vebraye@att.net


Please keep the members of the armed forces in your prayers, especially Jerry and Gloria Carter Brown, Deon Carter, Christopher Childers, Kyle F. Graham, 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

UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY NEWS

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY GOLDEN TIGERS 2019 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 


The Tuskegee University Athletic Hall of Fame Enshrinement  Banquet and Hall of Fame Football game are scheduled for  the weekend of September 20-21, 2019. The weekend begins  with a banquet on Friday at 6 p.m., Kellogg Hotel &  Conference Center and concludes at the first home football  game between Tuskegee University and Winston Salem State  on Saturday, September 21 at noon. Tickets are available for  purchase on T.U. website. One of this year’s honorees  is Dr. Charles (Charlie Tee) Thompson.


Pride of the Swift-Growing South, Tuskegee Institute Photography of P.H. Polk will be on exhibit at The Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia, August 24, 2019 – March 22, 2020. The majority of the photos on display have never been seen outside of his family. The Museum hours are:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m - Daily.  Closed on Mondays. The Columbus Museum is located at 1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, Georgia 31906 


The Tuskegee University 23rd Annual BTW Economic Development Summit will be held September 18-19, 2019, Embassy Suites Montgomery, 300 Tallapoosa St., Montgomery, Alabama 36104. This year’s theme is “Aligning Policies, Resources, and Opportunities: Strengthening Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Communities.” For more information direct inquiries to Youssouf Diabate by phone at 334-552-1316, or by email at ydiabate@tuskegee.edu.


If you have an idea for a community/faith-based project for St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, please notify the church secretary or leave a note in the secretary’s office. 


The Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial are both 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 .


The Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc. located at 201 South Main Street, Tuskegee.  The Theatre is seeking financial  support from ‘you’ to continue to be able to offer theatrical  productions.  If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, go to www.tuskegeerep.com or check the bulletin board in the  Education Building for a paper form. Support! 

  

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.