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

701 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088 (334) 727-3210

701 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088 (334) 727-3210701 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088 (334) 727-3210701 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088 (334) 727-3210

Announcements

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UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY NEWS

Tuskegee University's Annual Faith Week is January 20-26, 2020.  Monday-MLK National Day of Service Community Projects;  Tuesday-Wesley Foundation Bible Study, 7:30, lower level of  T.U. Chapel; Wednesday-film screening of “The Relevance of  Spirituality in 2020,” at 4 p.m. T. U. Chapel; Friday-MLK  Convocation featuring Dr. Raphael Warnock, Sr. Pastor  Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, 11 a.m.; Gospel Music  Concert, T.U. Golden Voices Concert Choir, at 7 p.m., T. U.  Chapel; Sunday-All University Worship Service featuring  Bishop Vashti McKenzie of the A.M.E. Church, 9:30 a.m. T.U.  Chapel; Buddhist Fellowship, at 10:30 a.m., T.U. Chapel.


MLK 2020 Weekend of Service

You’re invited to join a community-wide celebration. The celebration begins on Saturday, January 18th at 8 a.m.  Volunteer: Macon Co. Food Pantry, Tuskegee Street Clean-up, Kids Event, Home Repair and enjoy a community worship service and gospel concert. Registration is required. Contact Whit at whit@arm-al.org or call 334-501-4276 x100, or visit the arm-al.org website. This event is hosted by Tuskegee Methodist Church.


Alabama State University and Troy University present the  6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Citywide Celebration,  Friday January 17 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,“Because of them,  I am” at the Davis Theatre.  For ticket information,  visit www.keepersofthedream.org or call 334-229-6755 


Auburn University will host a Celebration Week in honor of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The celebration begins on  Monday, January 20 with breakfast at 7 a.m., at The Hotel at  Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, featuring  Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Civil Rights Activist; Tuesday,  January 21 at 7 p.m., Student Activities Center, featuring  Eddie Glaude (Princeton University), ‘Critical Conversations:  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture and Unsung Hero Award;  Wednesday, January 22 at 11:30 a.m., Student Activities  Center 2107, Lunch and Learn-Financial Freedom as a Form of  Social  Activism, featuring Kiersten and Julien Saunders;  Thursday, January 23 at 11:30 a.m., Cross Cultural Center for  Excellence, Lunch and Learn-Race in America: A Reflection  of the Last Decade; Friday, January 24, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.  Community Service, Food Bank of East Alabama.  A list of all  activities can be found at ocm.auburn.edu/mlkweek


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.  Please help support the arts in Tuskegee! 

  

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.  SJS is and has been a vital part of our community since 1944.

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


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:


  • Mark your calendar. The ANNUAL PARISH MEETING will be held on Sunday, January 26, immediately following Fellowship Hour in the undercroft. All Parish Organization Presidents/Chairpersons are asked to submit their annual report to the Parish Secretary no later than Sunday, January 19, 2020. 

  

  • A copy of the 2019 Directory has been placed in the rear of the church. Please update your information, if necessary, no later than January 19, 2020. 


  • 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 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.