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

The Order of the Daughters of the King (DOK) in the  Diocese of Alabama will convene for the 2019 Fall Assembly, Saturday, September 14, 2019, Episcopal Church of the Holy  Apostles, Hoover, AL. For information contact Kathy Whatley at kwrolltide@gmail.com


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

BEWARE:   AARP proclaims August as Medicare Fraud Month. Scammers are calling and announcing ‘you qualify for a free back brace or wheel chair or other device, if you have Medicare.’   HANG UP IMMEDIATELY! 


A Celebration of the 6th Anniversary of Thurman Ivory and  The Gospel Consolators will be held Sunday, August 18, 2019  at The First United Methodist Church, 202 S. Main Street, downtown Tuskegee.  Admission is $10.  For more information contact Thurman  Ivory 334-485-3256.


The Town of Shorter and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Auburn University will  provide a free Genealogy Workshop led by author and expert Frazine Taylor on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.  to noon at D.C. Wolfe Elementary School, Shorter, AL


The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, in partnership with  Friends of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Inc., will  host the annual Women’s Equality Day observance, Monday,  August 26, 2019 at 11 a.m., featuring Marie Moore Lyles,  founding program director of the T. U. Department of  Occupational Therapy.

 

All Macon County Day Festival is August 31, 2019 on-the-square in downtown Tuskegee. There will be a parade at  10 a.m. followed by music and food vendors all day.


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 Tuskegee University 2019 Football Schedule kicks off: September 7, 2019, at 5 pm  vs. Alabama State University in Montgomery.


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.