Announcements

CHURCH AND DIOCESAN NEWS

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has released a book of sermons, ‘The Power of Love.’ The book takes its' title from the theme of Bishop Curry’s May 19th sermon for Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s wedding. Hardcover copies of the book sell for $20. The book is available for purchase wherever you buy your books.


If you are interested in helping Hurricane Michael survivors, please donate to the Episcopal Relief & Development at www.episcopalrelief.org or call 855-312-4325. You may make a donation directly to the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast at www.diocgc.org or call 850-434-7337.


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


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: If you are interested in serving as St. Andrew’s Parish liaison to the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama’s Task Force for the Stewardship of Creation, please notify the Parish Secretary by leaving a note in the office mailbox. 

 

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


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.

UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY NEWS

Tuskegee University 


LET US Academy announces slate of upcoming ‘Life Series’ speakers: 


November 14 -  ‘Building on Strengths and Passion’, Robert   Stewart, T.U. Alumni, Congressional Staffer and    Black Belt Outreach Coordinator for U.S. Rep.   Terri Sewell (Alabama 7th Congressional District)


November 28 – ‘Achieving Excellence with Integrity,’  Larry Jemison, T.U. Alumni, motivational speaker   and Consultant.  For more information on the LET US Academy, please visit the LET US website


Sunday, December 2, 2018 – T.U. Annual Choir Christmas  Concert, University Chapel.


Saturday, December 1, 2018 - DHR has partnered with Youth  Coping Zone to collect toys, gift cards, and cash donations on  the City Square to provide Christmas toys and gifts to 108  families with a total of 193 children. Please join the fun on the  Square and support local children and families in need!  


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 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