Celebrating over 70 years as a nurturing spiritual community in Christ Jesus, from which we go forth and serve God by the power of the Holy Spirit.
On-line Vigil for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation The Community of Deacons of the Diocese of Virginia invites individuals and groups to join in a virtual prayer vigil on Sat., Apr. 8 from 8 AM to 8 PM, the eve of Holy Week. Participants sign up for 30-minute prayer times. (Many people can participate at any given time.) After signing up, participants will receive a prayer guide by e-mail. Click here for info and to sign up.
A Parish in Transition Profile Committee Forum:There will be a forum after both services on Sun., Apr. 2, to update the parish on the status of the search for our new rector. The Profile Committee has begun its work to gather information needed for St. Michael's Community Ministry Profile. You will receive survey materials and other information later this month. Please plan to attend the forums to discuss our past, present and future.
This Sunday at St. Michael's 8:00 AM Holy Eucharist
10:00 AM Children's Chapel 10:00 AM Holy Eucharist II & Healing
National Rebuilding Day on Apr. 29 Rebuilding Together is a nationwide program where, in one day, volunteers rehabilitate homes of low income, often elderly homeowners. The St. Michael's family has participated in this program annually for over 20 years. In addition to needing volunteers to work on the property that day, we will need volunteers to prepare lunch. For info contact Dan Ruff.
Outreach Opportunities Outreach Envelope: Our contributions the first Sunday in April support the Rector's Discretionary Fund. Contributions later in the month will go support the work of missionaries with the Mission Aviation Fellowship in Haiti. Outreach Basket: We are collecting light-weight coats and raincoats for A-SPAN. Two more volunteers are needed to help serve dinner at the A-SPAN Shelter on Fri., Apr. 7; click here to sign up
Coming up in March & April Mar 27:Monday Mugs with St. Mike's, at 7:00 PM at Two Chefs Pizza Apr. 2: Parish Profile Forum after both services Apr. 6: XYZ Lunch: "Spotlight On Sri Lanka" with Lalitha Samuel, at 12 noon Apr. 7:Help serve dinner at the A-SPAN Shelter, 5:30-7:30 PM; click here to sign up Apr 26: Care of Creation: screening a short film on climate change, "Before the Flood," at 7:30 PM Apr. 29: National Rebuilding Day
Easter Is Coming... ….and so is our annual egg hunt! Donations of candy, small toys/prizes, and change/coins, and such can be dropped in the labeled box at the back of the church by Sunday, 9 April. No nuts please, and items should be appropriate for kids of all ages. Contact Melanie Monahanwith questions.
Thanks for Your Support This year we are being called to live generously during a major transition in the life of our parish.Your generosity, in response to the abundance in your life, will fund the mission and ministry of St. Michael’s.