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

Announcements

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CHURCH AND DIOCESAN NEWS

CONGRATULATIONS: Margaret Gunn Bunton has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, Camp Normandy, Grafenwoehr, Germany. Margaret is the daughter of William and Debra Gunn. She and her family are stationed in Germany. 


The Beecken Center – in partnership with the National Disaster Inferfaiths Network and Episcopal Relief and Development – invites clergy and lay spiritual caregivers of all faiths to take this ‘Disaster Chaplaincy Training’ on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, July 15-17, 2019. For more information call 800-722-1974 or email beecken.center@sewanee.edu.


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 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 Jonathan Daniels Pilgrimage is scheduled for Saturday, August 10, 2019,   Hayneville, AL.  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

American Muscle presents its' One College One Community Health Initiative Community Workout Session on the Tuskegee Square on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. This session is free for the entire community. For additional information contact Denzel Veale at 678-558-6840 or by email at dveale4971@tuskegee.edu 


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


THIS IS THE FINAL WEEKEND FOR the Zora Neale Hurston  (January 7, 1891-January 28, 1960)  inspired quilts exhibit will be on display at  The Legacy Museum.   This exhibit is sponsored by a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant,  “Literary Legacies of Macon County and Tuskegee Institute  and Alabama Bicentennial Committee, and Andrew W. Mellon  Foundation. Zora Neale Hurston was a native of Notasulga,  Alabama, an influential author and anthropologist. 


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.