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CHURCH AND DIOCESAN NEWS

Presiding Bishop & Primate of the Episcopal Church, Rev. Michael B. Curry will preside over Holy Eucharist Sunday, October 20, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Montgomery. There will be no service at St. Andrew’s on that day so that all may travel to Montgomery.   Bishop 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.


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


Tuskegee University Homecoming Game is Saturday, November 9, 2019. Any vendor who wishes to use church property is required to contact William ‘Chipper’ Gunn for reservations. NO EXCEPTIONS! !


Little Known Fact: West Point Military Academy, West Point, New York dedicated the newest cadet barracks in memory and honor of General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. ‘36’ in granite and action (2017). He was shunned as a cadet and never assigned a roommate during his matriculation. Davis endured this experience with no one speaking to him outside of the line of duty. He ranked 35 in a class of 276.  Gen. Davis lived a life of fortitude and faithfulness.


The Tuskegee Clean City Commission announces The Annual Tuskegee Community Cleanup, October 19, 26 and Nov. 2, 2019, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information, please contact: Carl (334-226-0735) or Lenora (334-657-9780). 


The Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child ‘Shoebox Ministry’ pre-printed boxes are here.  If you would like to fill a ‘shoebox’ or make a donation ($9 S&H per box), please contact Denise Dixon.  National Collection Week is November 18-25, 2019. 


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 


Tuskegee University’s Annual Lyceum Series continues with Stogie Kenyatta performing “Paul Robeson: One-Man Play,Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6 p.m. in Logan Hall. These events are free and open to the public 


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.