Announcements

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DIOCESAN NEWS NEAR AND FAR

The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Alabama Announces the Slate of Bishop Candidates: The Rev. Dr. Glenda S. Curry, The Rev. Evan D. Garner and 

The Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles. Additional information can be found at  https://bishopsearch.dioala.org


Primate of the Anglican Church in the Central America Region, Bishop of Panama, Julio Murray reminds us ‘protecting the rights of children is everyone’s responsibility (Anglican Communion News Service). Sex trafficking is the world’s fastest growing illegal activity. Human trafficking isn’t just for sex, it’s also for labor or domestic servitude. In Alabama there exists a ‘Sex-Trafficking Superhighway.’ It runs through Alabama (I-20 from West Texas to South Carolina and between Atlanta and Birmingham). You can get involved by donating to UNICEF at www.market.unicefusa.org, by calling the National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 (available toll free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, translations in over 200 languages), or by calling the  Alabama Fusion Center 334-517-2660, or contact ENDITALABAMA.org.


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


Attention St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parishioners:  As we observe the holiday season, please be mindful that our Annual Pancake Supper and Fellowship comes early this year on February 25, 2020. Many cooking ingredients are on sale. Shop now and save! The Donation List for parishioners is posted throughout the Education Building and Undercroft area.


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

The Tuskegee University Annual Christmas Concert and Tree  Lighting Ceremony will be  this evening,  Sunday, December 8 at 6:30 in the University Chapel.  This event is free and open to the public.  Please come and enjoy this annual Tuskegee Tradition!


Stay safe this holiday season. Always be alert of your surroundings and if you see something out-of-the-ordinary, report it! 


The George Washington Carver Museum hosts,Alabama Justice Multimedia Exhibit’ now through   December 30, 2019 during the regular hours of operation.  The exhibit recounts eight Alabama-based landmark U.S.  Supreme Court cases. Admission to the exhibit is free and  open to the public (9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday).  


The Opelika Center for the Performing Arts presents,  ‘The Ten Tenors, Home for the Holiday’s’ on December 10,  2019. For ticket information visit www.eastalabamaarts.org  or call 334-749-8105. 


The Macon County DHR needs individuals or groups interested in  ‘adopting a family’ for the holidays.  Contact Kenyatta Walker at 334-725-2129 if you would like to provide Christmas  gifts for a child.


The Pride of the Swift-Growing South, Tuskegee Institute Photography of P.H. Polk will be on exhibit at The Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia, until 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 


If you have an idea for a community/faith-based project for St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, please notify the Parish 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 tax deductible 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.