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) 727-3210

Announcements

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UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY NEWS

Attention St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parishioners and Guests:


  • Mark your calendar. The Annual ECW Pancake Supper is Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Donation and Committee List are posted. Tickets are available from Velma Braye or Linda Bulls ($5). If you would like to volunteer and your name is not on a list, please feel free to write-it-in. This is a Parish Family Event! 


  • If you are home bound 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 Tuskegee University Lyceum Series presents Ben Vereen, Actor, Director, Dancer, Singer and Tony Award winner presenting a Lecture on: "The Civil Rights Movement and the Making of Roots" Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, 6:00 p.m., University Chapel, and Carl McNair, presenting a Lecture on: “From Slave Ship to Spaceship: African-American Pioneers in Space” Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 4 p.m., Kenney Hall Auditorium.  All University Lyceum events are free and open to the public.


Tuskegee University hosts ‘Lynchings and Liberators: An  Odyssey to Justice’ Exhibition throughout the month of February by artist Vivian Green Harris. This exhibit is on display in the Ford Motor Company Library. 

 

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 


The State of Alabama kicks off Black History Month promoting Alabama as the ‘heart of the civil rights movement’ during the mid-20th century. The march from Selma to Montgomery, Rosa Parks’ refusal to take a backseat, and the  courageous trips taken by the Freedom Riders are not just events that changed the country, but they also impacted the entire world.  The sites of these pivotal moments and more have been preserved and made accessible to everyone, so that the lessons from the fight for human rights can continue to be learned for generations to come.  ‘Road to Freedom Wagon Tour’-February 8-15 - Scottsboro; February 15-29, Civil Rights Walking Tour - Huntsville; February 22, Selma-to- Montgomery Bicycle Ride - Montgomery. 


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 Rev. Dr. Glenda Curry was elected Bishop Coadjutor to become the twelfth diocesan bishop at the electing convention held on January 18, 2020, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham. Curry is the first woman elected bishop in the Diocese of Alabama. She will succeed the Rt. Rev. John McKee Sloan upon his retirement at the end of 2020.


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.


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