Sunday, January 29
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
9:00 am Holy Eucharist | Church
11:00 am Solemn Eucharist | Church
5:30 pm Still Point | Church
Thursday, February 2
5:45 pm Evensong | Church
Followed by Meal, ELF and Catechumenate
| Undercroft

This Week’s News in Brief For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly “Fruits of the Tree”To sign up for this e-letter, contact office@standrewdenver.org or call 303-296-1712
Exploring Life and Faith (ELF) January & February program: Islam in America 2017:
Light meal at 6:30; program from 7:15 to 8:30, in the Undercroft.
o February 2 – Bassem Hassam, an associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver, will be presenting on Islamophobia in the United States. He will focus the discussion on the myths underlying Islamophobia and the actual facts that challenge the myths. This presentation will complement the book study on This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror. February 9 – Women and the Islamic Faith with Linda Ludin;
o February 16– The Diverse Muslim Community in America—Panel Discussion Immigration
o February 23– Immigration –Jennifer Piper of American Friends Services committee.
TSE Today!
Middle School and High School, please join us next Sunday for TSE: Using the Good Shepherd and World Communion, we will continue to explore the connection between the “food” we receive each week in the Eucharist and how we “feed” those in need in the world between Sundays. We’ll be in the Parish House Common Room, beginning at 9am.

For the Sake of the World – From the Heart of the Congregation:
New and renewed investments in the renewal of the world
During a ten-week ELF series this fall, members of the congregation participated in the exploration of our congregation’s mission to seek the renewal of the world. We’d like to bring you into the conversation so that you too can consider where and how you might join in making an increased difference in the world. Please see the full report on our website, standrewdenver.org

The Catechumenate: For Newcomers and Those who Want to Join the Church Are you new to St. Andrew’s or the Episcopal Church, or to the Christian tradition? We invite you to participate in the Catechumenate, the ancient process of joining the church. At its roots, “catechumenate” means to follow an echo, and the process involves storytelling, listening, and some basic information about scripture, church history, and mature faith formation. Our class will include twelve sessions on Thursday evenings form 7:15 – 8:30 pm
Choral Evensong A hushed church at eve, the sounds of a choir drifting out of the lightened windows – there’s something almost monastic about Evensong, especially at this dark time of year. St. Andrew’s offers this contemplative, musical service weekly, Thursdays at 5:45pm. If you feel so inclined, stay for the Exploring Life and Faith series afterwards, or a sherry reception in the Common Room.
The Parking Lot Prayer Group will meet on the second Wednesday of each month ( February 8 and March 8) in the Delzell Room beginning at 8:30am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

The St. Francis Center has a need for warm gloves/mittens, new socks, razors.

Sunday, January 15

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

9:00 am    Holy Eucharist | Church

11:00 am  Solemn Eucharist | Church

5:30 pm   Still Point | Church

 Monday, January 16

      Parish office closed in observance of  Rev’d Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Thursday, January 19

5:45 pm   Evensong | Church

                        Followed by Meal and  ELF | Undercroft

 

This Week’s News in Brief  For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly “Fruits of the Tree”To sign up for this e-letter, contact office@standrewdenver.org or call 303-296-1712


Notice of Annual Meeting, January 22, 2017 The annual meeting of the parish will be held Sunday, January 22, during a 10 am service.  The purpose of the meeting is to celebrate the life of the parish, elect new members of the vestry, and review the 2017 budget prepared and approved by the current vestry. The meeting ends with a potluck lunch in the undercroft.

Our Vestry candidates are:  Bill Calkins, Marjanne Claasen, Patrick Hamblin, Roger Kilgore, and Janice Woodward.  Please see the website for pictures and biographies: www.standrewdenver.org

Coffee Hour with the Treasurer: TODAY

The Vestry is working now on the 2017 budget to be presented to the parish at the annual meeting on Sunday, January 22.  We invite you to review the proposed budget offer your comments and questions today at Coffee Hour with the Treasurer following each service.

Exploring Life and Faith (ELF) January & February program:  Islam in America 2017:

Light meal at 6:30; program from 7:15 to 8:30, in the Undercroft.

  • January 19- Book study on“This Muslim-American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror”, by Moustafa Bayoumi (Available for purchase on January 1st and 8th.)
  • January 26 – The Christian Response to the Threat on Muslims Today, including                   Speaker Gill Asakawa on the Japanese Internment Camps during WWII and the Koramatsu    Law that made them possible.
  • February 2 – Islamophobia with Bassem Hassan from the University of Colorado Denver
  • February 9 – Women and the Islamic Faith with Linda Ludin;
  • February 16– The Diverse Muslim Community in America—Panel Discussion Immigration
  • February 23– Immigration –Jennifer Piper of American Friends Services committee.

The Catechumenate: For Newcomers and Those who Want to Join the Church Are you new to St. Andrew’s or the Episcopal Church, or to the Christian tradition?  We invite you to participate in the Catechumenate, the ancient process of joining the church.  At its roots, “catechumenate” means to follow an echo, and the process involves storytelling, listening, and some basic information about scripture, church history, and mature faith formation. Our class will include twelve sessions on Thursday evenings form 7:15 – 8:30 pm, beginning January 12.  For more information or to sign up, please contact Mother Elizabeth.

TSE Again This Week!

Middle School and High School, please join us today for TSE: Using the Good Shepherd and World Communion, we will continue to explore the connection between the “food” we receive each week in the Eucharist and how we “feed” those in need in the world between Sundays. We’ll be in the Parish House Common Room, beginning at 9am.  Join us again on Sunday, January 29 at 9am.

Immigration and Sanctuary Ministry  As part of our fall discernment, we are in the process of forming an immigration and sanctuary minsitry here at St Andrews. Our first organizational meeting will be January 18th at 7 PM in the undercroft. We welcome all who may be interested in learning about or taking part in this new ministry. For questions please email Barbara Bomberger at bombergerb@comcast.net, or text or call 214-412-9286.

Notes on today’s Organ Voluntary: Ascend the Mountain “A Walk with Dr. King” James Lee III (b. 1975) Inspired by Martin Luther King’s last sermon “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the opening of the piece evokes his joy in the growth of the movement for freedom. A transition to a reflective mood recalls those who were subjected to water hoses and jailed for peacefully demonstrating. Two spirituals mentioned in the sermon “Over My head I Hear Music” and “We Shall Overcome” are heard in call and response style. The music builds into a determined passacaglia growing in exuberance reflecting King’s final public statements “I’ve been to the mountaintop … I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.”

Choral Evensong A hushed church at eve, the sounds of a choir drifting out of the lightened windows – there’s something almost monastic about Evensong, especially at this dark time of year.  St. Andrew’s offers this contemplative, musical service weekly, Thursdays at 5:45pm.  If you feel so inclined, stay for the Exploring Life and Faith series afterwards, or a sherry reception in the Common Room.

Family Promise This past week we had many hands preparing food and serving, overnighting and being an Evening host: Al Grinestaff, Michael Van Cleave, Ken Backensto, Elayne Gallagher, Nancy Weaver, Teri Appell, Clara Winter, Janice Woodward, Rosa Lord, Karen Mayes, Jeff and Tammy Brown, Diane and Reese Jameson and Jim Fittz. The Unitarian Church is now called upon to house families that are homeless on a cold nights when volunteers for Family Promise are there. We had two mothers each with a child join the Family Promise group during the week. Thank you to all the volunteers for helping these families attain their goal of housing and employment. A great way to start the New Year’s outreach. Lynne Valentine

The Parking Lot Prayer Group will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (January 11, February 8 and March 8) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am.  All are welcome.  The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra Concerts   Pro Musica Colorado, conducted by Cynthia Katsarelis, is presenting Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 and Schubert Symphony No. 5. Cynthia says “I am convinced that our Shostakovich performance is one of the most important concerts this season in our region. This song-cycle symphony deeply intertwines the personal and the political. It was written soon after the Prague Spring as a protest against violent death at the hands of dictators and tyrants. It passionately addresses the capacity of the arts, in poetry and music, to speak truth to power. He also wrote it from his hospital bed, addressing the human condition of mortality but using it to inspire us all in how to live. Ultimately, he felt that death is a reminder to live a good and noble life and liberating others.” Concerts are January 20 and 21. For tickets and more information, please visit: www.promusicacolorado.org.

 

Do you have News in Brief to share? Please email it to office@standrewdenver.org by noon on Wednesday for inclusion in the following Sunday’s announcements.

 

Expanded news appears each week in St. Andrew’s weekly eMinistry (with its own deadline of Monday at noon) – accessible via the homepage of our website: www.standrewdenver.org.

 

Sunday, January 15

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

9:00 am    Holy Eucharist | Church

11:00 am  Solemn Eucharist | Church

5:30 pm   Still Point | Church

 

 

Monday, January 16

      Parish office closed in observance of      Rev’d Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Thursday, January 19

5:45 pm   Evensong | Church

                        Followed by Meal and                                                           ELF | Undercroft

 

 

 

This Week’s News in Brief  For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly “Fruits of the Tree”To sign up for this e-letter, contact office@standrewdenver.org or call 303-296-1712


 

Notice of Annual Meeting, January 22, 2017 The annual meeting of the parish will be held Sunday, January 22, during a 10 am service.  The purpose of the meeting is to celebrate the life of the parish, elect new members of the vestry, and review the 2017 budget prepared and approved by the current vestry. The meeting ends with a potluck lunch in the undercroft.

 

Our Vestry candidates are:  Bill Calkins, Marjanne Claasen, Patrick Hamblin, Roger Kilgore, and Janice Woodward.  Please see the website for pictures and biographies: www.standrewdenver.org

 

Coffee Hour with the Treasurer: TODAY

The Vestry is working now on the 2017 budget to be presented to the parish at the annual meeting on Sunday, January 22.  We invite you to review the proposed budget offer your comments and questions today at Coffee Hour with the Treasurer following each service.

Exploring Life and Faith (ELF) January & February program:  Islam in America 2017:

Light meal at 6:30; program from 7:15 to 8:30, in the Undercroft.

  • January 19- Book study on“This Muslim-American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror”, by Moustafa Bayoumi (Available for purchase on January 1st and 8th.)
  • January 26 – The Christian Response to the Threat on Muslims Today, including                   Speaker Gill Asakawa on the Japanese Internment Camps during WWII and the Koramatsu    Law that made them possible.
  • February 2 – Islamophobia with Bassem Hassan from the University of Colorado Denver
  • February 9 – Women and the Islamic Faith with Linda Ludin;
  • February 16– The Diverse Muslim Community in America—Panel Discussion Immigration
  • February 23– Immigration –Jennifer Piper of American Friends Services committee.

The Catechumenate: For Newcomers and Those who Want to Join the Church Are you new to St. Andrew’s or the Episcopal Church, or to the Christian tradition?  We invite you to participate in the Catechumenate, the ancient process of joining the church.  At its roots, “catechumenate” means to follow an echo, and the process involves storytelling, listening, and some basic information about scripture, church history, and mature faith formation. Our class will include twelve sessions on Thursday evenings form 7:15 – 8:30 pm, beginning January 12.  For more information or to sign up, please contact Mother Elizabeth.

 

TSE Again This Week!

Middle School and High School, please join us today for TSE: Using the Good Shepherd and World Communion, we will continue to explore the connection between the “food” we receive each week in the Eucharist and how we “feed” those in need in the world between Sundays. We’ll be in the Parish House Common Room, beginning at 9am.  Join us again on Sunday, January 29 at 9am.

 

Immigration and Sanctuary Ministry  As part of our fall discernment, we are in the process of forming an immigration and sanctuary minsitry here at St Andrews. Our first organizational meeting will be January 18th at 7 PM in the undercroft. We welcome all who may be interested in learning about or taking part in this new ministry. For questions please email Barbara Bomberger at bombergerb@comcast.net, or text or call 214-412-9286.

Notes on today’s Organ Voluntary: Ascend the Mountain “A Walk with Dr. King” James Lee III (b. 1975) Inspired by Martin Luther King’s last sermon “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the opening of the piece evokes his joy in the growth of the movement for freedom. A transition to a reflective mood recalls those who were subjected to water hoses and jailed for peacefully demonstrating. Two spirituals mentioned in the sermon “Over My head I Hear Music” and “We Shall Overcome” are heard in call and response style. The music builds into a determined passacaglia growing in exuberance reflecting King’s final public statements “I’ve been to the mountaintop … I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.”

Choral Evensong A hushed church at eve, the sounds of a choir drifting out of the lightened windows – there’s something almost monastic about Evensong, especially at this dark time of year.  St. Andrew’s offers this contemplative, musical service weekly, Thursdays at 5:45pm.  If you feel so inclined, stay for the Exploring Life and Faith series afterwards, or a sherry reception in the Common Room.

Family Promise This past week we had many hands preparing food and serving, overnighting and being an Evening host: Al Grinestaff, Michael Van Cleave, Ken Backensto, Elayne Gallagher, Nancy Weaver, Teri Appell, Clara Winter, Janice Woodward, Rosa Lord, Karen Mayes, Jeff and Tammy Brown, Diane and Reese Jameson and Jim Fittz. The Unitarian Church is now called upon to house families that are homeless on a cold nights when volunteers for Family Promise are there. We had two mothers each with a child join the Family Promise group during the week. Thank you to all the volunteers for helping these families attain their goal of housing and employment. A great way to start the New Year’s outreach. Lynne Valentine

The Parking Lot Prayer Group will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (January 11, February 8 and March 8) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am.  All are welcome.  The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

 

Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra Concerts   Pro Musica Colorado, conducted by Cynthia Katsarelis, is presenting Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 and Schubert Symphony No. 5. Cynthia says “I am convinced that our Shostakovich performance is one of the most important concerts this season in our region. This song-cycle symphony deeply intertwines the personal and the political. It was written soon after the Prague Spring as a protest against violent death at the hands of dictators and tyrants. It passionately addresses the capacity of the arts, in poetry and music, to speak truth to power. He also wrote it from his hospital bed, addressing the human condition of mortality but using it to inspire us all in how to live. Ultimately, he felt that death is a reminder to live a good and noble life and liberating others.” Concerts are January 20 and 21. For tickets and more information, please visit: www.promusicacolorado.org.

 

Do you have News in Brief to share? Please email it to office@standrewdenver.org by noon on Wednesday for inclusion in the following Sunday’s announcements.

 

Expanded news appears each week in St. Andrew’s weekly eMinistry (with its own deadline of Monday at noon) – accessible via the homepage of our website: www.standrewdenver.org.

 

Sunday, December 18, 2016 

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

9:00am | Holy Eucharist

11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist

5:30pm | Still Point

Thursdays at 5:45pm | Evensong

 

 

This Week’s News in Brief

For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly

“Fruits of the Tree”

To sign up for this e-letter, please contact office@standrewdenver.org or

call 303-296-1712


Sharing our Blessings: Red Envelope Campaign 2016
In this season we celebrate God’s abundant generosity to us in the gift of Jesus, “God with us.” For years now we have celebrated the season by taking a special offering to support our partners in ministry to and with those in need. Through our volunteer efforts and our financial assistance, we partner with a variety of service and advocacy ministries to live into our mission, “to seek the renewal of the world.” Among them are: Colorado Haiti Project,Family Promise of Greater Denver, Metro Caring Project Education South Sudan, St. Elizabeth’s School, St. Francis Center, Women’s Residences at Irving Street For more information on these ministries check out the “Mission and Outreach” section of our website, www.standrewdenver.org.
From now through Christmas Day, all offerings, cash or check, placed in the red envelope in your service leaflet will be passed directly to our ministry partners. Each of these partners provides assistance to those who live at the margins in our community and beyond. Mark your checks “red envelope.”  Our goal is to raise $16,000 during this season to support our partners generously and with gladness. This is our only mission and outreach fundraising effort this year, and we thank you for your participation; we have raised $5,000 so far!

Family Promise Our next Family Promise Rotation is January 2-8 at The First Unitarian Church. There are opportunities to prepare and/or serve dinners and for overnight stays (8:30 PM to 7:00 AM). The sign up is on the Coffee Table in the Undercroft. Any questions: LynneValentine 303 955 6911 or email lkval@yahoo.com

 

Baby Adzima Shower, January 14, 2pm

All women of the parish are invited to a baby shower for Mother Melissa on Saturday, January 14, at           2 pm.  High tea will be served, and we’ll have story time.

 

Gifts:  Melissa and Alan have requested that the parish contribute the crib and crib bedding for the baby’s nursery. To donate, please send or bring a check marked “Baby Adzima.” If you would like to give a tangible gift instead, please bring a favorite book for baby.  (Men, the shower is for women only, but you are welcome to participate in the gift.)

 

To rsvp, and to let us know what book you’re bringing (to avoid duplicates and triplicates if possible), please go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a094da9ae29a75-book.

 

I Love This Church and I’m Happy I Found It!  How Do I Join? 

If you are new to St. Andrew’s, to the Episcopal Church, or to being a Christian, or if you want a refresher course in what it means to be an Anglican, consider the Catechumenate process. (If you wonder what Catechumenate means, stay tuned for the next announcement.) Our class will be twelve sessions on Thursday evenings from 7:15 – 8:30 pm, beginning January 12. For more information or to sign up, please contact Mother Elizabeth at elizabeth@standrewdenver.org

 

Update on the Sale of the Parking Lot at 2011 Glenarm Place

For the past year, Caledonian Development has been working to sell the parking lot at 2011 Glenarm Place. (Caledonian Development is currently a partnership between St. Andrew’s and the Urban Land Conservancy). The goal of the sale of 2011 Glenarm Place is to facilitate the buyout of the Urban Land Conservancy. After the buyout, St. Andrew’s will be the sole owner of the parking lot at 2071 Glenarm Place (adjacent to the rose garden).

 

Caledonian had entered into a third contract for the sale of 2011 Glenarm Place and hoped to close the transaction before Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, the buyer was not able to secure the funds to follow through on the purchase. As a result, the sale did not go through. After negotiating with three separate buyers and not being able to complete the transaction, Caledonian Development has decided to place the property for sale on the open market. All potential buyers are welcome to submit bids on the property and Caledonian will select the bid that comes closest to achieving the original goals of selling the parcel. Given that the sales process is restarting, the sale will not be completed before the end of 2016.

 

If you have any questions, please contact one of St. Andrew’s representatives to Caledonian Development: Roger Kilgore at 303-333-1238 / Kilgore.Roger@centurylink.net or George Hoover at 303.832.1055 / georgehoover1@mac.com. Your prayers for guidance and a successful outcome are welcome.

 

Thank you, King Soopers gift card users!   This past month King Soopers donated $846.15 to St. Andrew’s, thanks to your using your cards when you shopped; that’s nearly double the month before, and a tremendous help for the parish. Don’t have a card, or not sure how to use it?  Look for Victoria Parker or Shelley Brown (or email Shelley at brownshel@comcast.net).  Get one in time for Christmas shopping!

 

Christmas Gift Idea The Choir of St. Andrew’s recorded a CD, The Tree of Life, in 2013, and at $15 these make wonderful personalized Christmas gifts for friends and family – and it helps close the budget gap by the end of the year!  See Tim Krueger, Choirmaster, or look for a table in the undercroft at coffee hour.

The St. Francis Center has a need for warm gloves/mittens, new socks, razors.

An Advent Resource  Click http://adventword.org/ to access and sign up for AdventWord – A Global Advent Calendar from the Society of St. John the Evangelist.   You’ll receive a daily word and a meditation

St.Martin’s Chamber Choir:  One more concert:  This afternoon

CHRISTMAS IN ENGLAND: A WILLCOCKS TRIBUTE To say “Christmas Carol” is inevitably to think of the thrilling and beautiful arrangements that Sir David Willcocks, who died in September 2015, wrote when he was the organist-choirmaster at King’s College, Cambridge and later director of the Royal College of Music. Paying tribute to this giant of the 20th century choral world. St. Martin’s Chamber Choir invites back acclaimed organist Ralph Valentine, who has thrilled St. Martin’s holiday audiences for the last two years with his thundering accompaniments. Sunday, December 18, 3:00 pm: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge

 

 

 

 

Advent to Epiphany at St. Andrew’s


 

 

Christmas Eve

3:40pm Carols in the Church

4pm Christmas Eve Pageant

10pm Carols in the Church

10:30pm Christmas Eve Service

Followed by a reception in the undercroft

 

 

Christmas Day

10am Solemn Holy Eucharist

No Still Point service this evening

 

 

 

 

New Year’s Day

10am Congregational Lessons & Carols,

with Eucharist

No Still Point service this evening

 

 

Epiphany Procession

5:45pm Thursday, January 5

 

Sunday, November 27, 2016 

Advent Sunday

9:00am | Holy Eucharist

11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist

5:30pm | Still Point

Thursdays at 5:45pm | Evensong

 

This Week’s News in Brief

For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly

“Fruits of the Tree”

To sign up for this e-letter, please contact office@standrewdenver.org or

call 303-296-1712

 

 

 

Bake Sale brings in $1,500!

Never underestimate the power of a cookie.  Or a cake.  Or bacon brittle, cheese biscuits, Texas sunshine and Christmas Crack.  This was our biggest and best bake sale yet!  Thank you to 30 volunteers who contributed to the 3rd Annual St. Andrew’s Bake Sale.  And a huge thank you to the multitude who came to buy and bought generously!  The sale was a tremendous success, a ton of fun and the funding will help close our 2016 financial gap.  Blessings!

 

Advent Lessons and Carols, Next Sunday, December 4

This beautiful service of readings from scripture and sacred poetry, paired with hymns and anthems of the season, has become a St. Andrew’s tradition. Our service is dedicated to Mary, Mother of Our Lord. Join us on Sunday, December 4, at 5:30 pm.

 

Sanctuary in the City This week we installed signs on our lawns inviting all our neighbors to enjoy our grounds but requesting that they observe some basic norms to keep our space welcoming to all.  These signs are intended to welcome those who use our green space, while at the same time offering backup to those who need to call some of our visitors to account. In particular, they will be helpful to our faithful sexton, Tom, as he works with our visitors to keep our grounds clean and safe.  As always, if you have any questions, please contact Mother Elizabeth.

 

Tiny Houses: Our Parish Discernment

Now that a series of necessary steps are complete, we are ready to begin our formal parish discernment about tiny houses.  We will begin the discernment period with two Updated Information Sessions.  These will re-ground the parish in the project and progress that we have made over the last three months.  The first session will be on Sunday, November 27, after the 11am service.  The second information session will occur on Sunday, December 4, between the two services.

 

Then on Sunday, December 11, Mother Elizabeth will lead the parish through a prayerful and contemplative process of discernment.  This will be similar to the process that the vestry recently engaged in, to determine if we should continue to consider this project as part of our mission and vision.

Following the parish information and discernment sessions we will conduct an online survey to collect final responses and thoughts on this project.

 

If you have any comments, questions or concerns, please see Wib Garfield, Mike Ogborn, or Matt Bentley.

 

Advent and Christmas Memorials and Thanksgivings
Celebrate the Incarnation by remembering your loved ones with a contribution toward greens and other decorations for Advent and Christmas.  Gifts given “to the Glory of God, in Memory of. . . .” or “in Thanksgiving for” are a beautiful tradition in our church.   Please complete a donation form and return it in the offertory plate or to the parish office with your donation attached by Monday, December 12.  A minimum donation of $30 is requested; please make checks payable to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, with “Christmas Greening” in the memo line.  Remembrances will be listed in the service leaflets on Christmas Eve and Day.

 

Memorial Service for Merwyn Smith

A memorial service for Merwyn Smith will be held Monday, December 5 at 11am at St. Andrew’s. A reception will follow in the undercroft.

 

Advent Quiet Morning
Do you find yourself already overwhelmed by thinking about the upcoming holidays? Join us for an Advent Quiet Morning on Saturday, December 17, 9:00am-noon.  Come and discover the life and spirituality of Henri Nouwen, Catholic priest, author of over 30 books including “Wounded Healer” and “Return of the Prodigal Son” and an inspiration for decades to Christians for his spiritual inclusiveness and peace & justice work .  We will have the chance to reflect on our own spirituality through learning about his life and wisdom. Spiritual Director Eve Abrams will be leading us in this morning of spiritual journeying.  Email Eve at easf2011@gmail.com to let her know you are coming.

 

I Love This Church and I’m Happy I Found It!  How Do I Join? 

If you are new to St. Andrew’s, to the Episcopal Church, or to being a Christian, or if you want a refresher course in what it means to be an Anglican, consider the Catechumenate process. (If you wonder what Catechumenate means, stay tuned for the next announcement.) Our class will be twelve sessions on Thursday evenings from 7:15 – 8:30 pm, beginning January 12. For more information or to sign up, please contact Mother Elizabeth at elizabeth@standrewdenver.org

 

The Parking Lot Prayer Group We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month in the Delzell Room beginning at 8:30am.  All are welcome.  The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

 

The Episcopal Church at the United Nations: Faith and Advocacy at Work written by Cynthia Katsarelis for the Colorado Episcopalian.  Visit https://medium.com/colorado-episcopalian-advent-2016

 

St. Andrew’s Diocesan Digest article
Go to https://www.standrewdenver.org/diocesan-digest-november-2016 to view a recently published history article about St. Andrew’s Abbey in 1969.

 

 

The St. Francis Center has a need for warm gloves/mittens, new socks, razors.

Christmas Gift Idea  The Choir of St. Andrew’s recorded a CD, The Tree of Life, in 2013, and at $15 these make wonderful personalized Christmas gifts for friends and family – and it helps close the budget gap by the end of the year!  See Tim Krueger, Choirmaster, or look for a table in the undercroft at coffee hour.

On Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 pm, the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado will perform a concert at St. Andrew’s–Serenissima una Noche: Christmas in Spain and the New World. The program features the vivid rhythms and vibrant energy of music from Spain and the New World, ranging from solemn motets and tientos to danceable villancicos found in the archives of Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico. Five superb vocal soloists join an instrumental ensemble of two guitars, two violins, cello, harpsichord, and chamber organ. The concert will also be presented at two other venues during the weekend: Friday December 2 at 7:30 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cherry Hills Village, and Sunday December 4 at 3:00 pm at Wellshire Presbyterian Church in Denver. For information and tickets for all of the performances, visit www.bcocolorado.org.

 

 

St.Martin’s Chamber Choir:  CHRISTMAS IN ENGLAND: A WILLCOCKS TRIBUTE To say “Christmas Carol” is inevitably to think of the thrilling and beautiful arrangements that Sir David Willcocks, who died in September 2015, wrote when he was the organist-choirmaster at King’s College, Cambridge and later director of the Royal College of Music. Paying tribute to this giant of the 20th century choral world. St. Martin’s Chamber Choir invites back acclaimed organist Ralph Valentine, who has thrilled St. Martin’s holiday audiences for the last two years with his thundering accompaniments.

Saturday, December 10, 7:30 pm: Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Denver
Sunday, December 11, 2:30 pm: Bethany Lutheran Church, Cherry Hills Village
Friday, December 16, 7:30 pm: Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Denver ‡
Sunday, December 18, 3:00 pm: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge

‡ Due to limited parking around Saint John’s Cathedral, we are running a shuttle bus from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 2015 Glenarm Place. $5 round trip. Call 303-298-1970 for details and to make a reservation.

Sunday, November 6, 2016
All Saints’ Sunday

9:00am | Holy Eucharist
11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist
5:30pm | Still Point
Thursdays | 5:45pm | Evensong

This Week’s News in Brief
For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly
“Fruits of the Tree”
To sign up for this e-letter, please contact office@standrewdenver.org or
call 303-296-1712

Growing in Faith ~ Our Annual Pledge Campaign ~

Today marks the beginning of our two-Sunday pledge campaign. During this condensed down campaign we will not be mailing out campaign information to parishioner homes. Rather, information will be distributed via our EMinistry and the Sunday leaflets.

During this time, we invite you to reflect upon, and even dream about, what our community and its vision and mission would be like if we moved from maintenance to growth to bearing fruit. How would your participation in this journey enliven your faith community and deepen your own spiritual relationship with God?

To pledge, simply complete a pledge card included in today’s leaflet and drop it in the offering plate or mail it to the Church Office. You may also email your infomation to our Parish Administrator, Jeff, at jeff@standrewdenver.org. Thank you.

Thank you to our Stewardship Speakers Hannah Schecter and Mike Ogborn today as we kick off our annual campaign.

Our Financial Situation: Thank You! Many thanks to those who responded to our updates on our financial situation, and especially to our announcements last Sunday. A number of you attended our coffee hours with the treasurer, or asked helpful and supportive questions at other times. And, we received several donations to help offset our shortfall in plate income. As of today, we are still 22,580 under budget on plate and $16,565 under budget on pledge for the year, but we have made progress towards closing the gap.

Want to help? Here’s what you can do! Use your King Soopers card. Check that your pledge is up to date, if you are a pledger. Plan now to support not only the Spookghetti Supper, but our November bake sale, and especially our red envelope campaign for outreach in December. And, begin considering now what pledge you will make for 2017. Our pledge campaign this year will begin on All Saints Day, November 6.

The Sunday Experience (TSE) – Youth 5th – 10th Grade JOIN US TODAY! The Sunday Experience (TSE) – Youth 5th – 10th Grade. Join us this week in the Parish House Common Room as we “expand the wondering” and explore what difference faith makes in our everyday lives. TSE will meet the 1st and 3rd Sundays of November (11/06, 11/20) and December (12/04, 12/18). All TSE Sunday dates are available on the parish web-site, on the calendar and the TSE page. For more information, please contact Minister for Children and Youth, L. Zoe Cole at zoe@standrewdenver.org.

Seeking Renewal of the World: From Compassion to Commitment Join us for the last two evenings of the ELF series on seeking the renewal of the world as we pull it all together. We hope, by engaging diverse members of the congregation, to have a conversation that taps the interests and passions of individuals and helps to create a vision for social action for the congregation. The aim is to motivate us individually to engage the world more deeply and also to give direction to our communal endeavors.

Tree of Ministry Life You may have noticed the Tree of Ministry Life blossoming on your way to the Undercroft over the last several weeks. This project was undertaken to highlight the individual beauties of our many ministries, honor their leaders, and make it easier for all of us to get in touch with each other. Please contact Ruth Carver Bondurant (rucarver@gmail.com) if you have further questions or ideas.

Vestry Nominations At our next annual meeting we will elect 3 new members to the vestry. The vestry nominating committee is accepting suggestions until November 6th. Nominees should be adult members of the parish who have been confirmed in the Episcopal Church, are actively involved in ministry, and are faithful stewards and contributors to St. Andrew’s. Those elected to the vestry will serve three-year terms. Please offer names of nominees in writing or via e-mail to one of the members of the committee listed below by November 6th. Include a brief explanation of why you consider the candidate to be qualified. And yes, if you feel called, you can submit your own name! If you have any questions about service on the vestry or the nominating process, please don’t hesitate to ask or email one of us. Thank you for your prayerful consideration. Ben Cordova Al Grinestaff Cindy Henning Lisa Sisneros

A Meal that Heals Cook Day: Saturday, November 12 A Meal that Heals is a pastoral ministry of the Community of Caring that responds to needs by providing a nourishing meal to individuals and families. Our hope is that by offering a meal in the time of need like a surgery, illness, or childbirth, you can worry less about finding sustenance and more about renewal and refreshment. Again, we are almost all out of meals! Please join us in the Undercroft on Saturday, November 12 at 9:00am to enjoy cooking together to replenish our supplies. We hope to create a number of dishes that we will freeze for future pastoral needs.

How can you be a Partner in Ministry for a Meal that Heals? We are seeking: chefs, donations of food and supplies, and deliverers. We invite you to pray about how you can partner in ministry with us. If you have any questions or are interested in participating, email Karen Mayes. We look forward to cooking together as a church community on November 12

3rd Annual St. Andrew’s Bake-Sale – November 20th
Mark your calendars for the always popular, St. Andrew’s Bake-Sale on Sunday, November 20th. This important fundraising event is perfectly timed, pre-holiday with a variety of sweet and savory goodies to eat now or freeze for later. Sales will take place on Sunday, November 20th (the week before Thanksgiving) between 8:30 and 1pm in the under croft. Bakers and Cooks, please reach out to Ally Dodge to let us know if you can provide items for the events. This year, we are not only including the popular cookies, cakes, pies, breads and candies, but also savory items like freezer meals and party appetizers. We are blessed with talented home-chefs and will be opening this fundraiser to the public! Please contact Ally with any questions or to sign-up.

The Altar Guild is seeking volunteers for small tasks (polishing, ironing, dusting, etc). One to two hours per month. Your time and talents are much appreciated. Please contact Liz Evans after church or call 970-379-2016 or email to mslizevans@aol.com. Thanks!

Family Promise Thank You
The week of Oct. 30-Nov 6th St Andrew’s provided many volunteers to make meals and stay overnight for our Family Promise rotation at the First Unitarian Church. I would like to thank the following for their contribution of time and food: Al Grinstaff, Michael Van Cleave, Karen Mayes (and her two brothers, John & Brian), Susan Backus, Ken Backensto, Teri Appell. Janice Burley, Elayne Gallagher, Tom Folkert, Diane & Reese Jameson and Nancy & Scott Weaver. The Families were all so happy to have us there serving them homemade meals. Lynne Valentine

Sanctuary in the City Soon you will notice signs on our lawns inviting all our neighbors to enjoy our grounds but requesting that they observe some basic norms to keep our space welcoming to all. These signs are intended to welcome those who use our green space, while at the same time offering backup to those who need to call some of our visitors to account. In particular, they will be helpful to our faithful sexton, Tom, as he works with our visitors to keep our grounds clean and safe. As always, if you have any questions, please contact Mother Elizabeth.

Choral Evensong Every Thursday Every Thursday at 5:45pm between September and May, sung praises are offered to God, and unusual saints from the daily lectionary cycle are commemorated. Choral Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Anglican tradition. The 30-40 minute service is a calming, contemplative way to begin your evening. Whether you stay for the ELF program that follows, or just come to Evensong, join the two dozen or so parishioners who have already made this a weekly habit.

The Parking Lot Prayer Group resumed meeting in October. We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (November 9 and December 14) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

Sunday, October 30, 2016
The Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

9:00am | Holy Eucharist
11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist
5:30pm | Still Point
Thursdays | 5:45pm | Evensong

This Week’s News in Brief
For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly
“Fruits of the Tree”
To sign up for this e-letter, please contact office@standrewdenver.org or
call 303-296-1712.

Our Financial Situation: Thank You! Many thanks to those who responded to our updates on our financial situation, and especially to our announcements last Sunday. A number of you attended our coffee hours with the treasurer, or asked helpful and supportive questions at other times. And, we received several donations to help offset our shortfall in plate income. As of today, we are still 22,580 under budget on plate and $16,565 under budget on pledge for the year, but we have made progress towards closing the gap.

Want to help? Here’s what you can do! Use your King Soopers card. Check that your pledge is up to date, if you are a pledger. Plan now to support not only the Spookghetti Supper, but our November bake sale, and especially our red envelope campaign for outreach in December. And, begin considering now what pledge you will make for 2017. Our pledge campaign this year will begin on All Saints Day, November 6.

Service of All Faithful Departed St. Andrew’s marks the Feast of All Souls on Thursday, Nov. 3, 5:45pm, at Choral Evensong. Names of the departed that are submitted by parishioners will be read, and portions of the Requiem sung. This solemn occasion is a chance for us, as a community, to commend the departed to the mercies of God. Please email your memorial names to the parish office at jeff@standrewdenver.org or call the office at 303-296-1712 by Monday, October 31.

Fall Outdoor Cleanup Join in on Saturday morning cleanup as we get the grounds ready for winter. Saturday, November 5 from 8:00am until noon. No special skills or tools required!

The Sunday Experience (TSE) – Youth 5th – 10th Grade The Sunday Experience (TSE) –Join us next week in the Parish House Common Room as we “expand the wondering” and explore what difference faith makes in our everyday lives. TSE will meet the 1st and 3rd Sundays of November (11/06, 11/20) and December (12/04, 12/18). All TSE Sunday dates are available on the parish web-site, on the calendar and the TSE page. For more information, please contact Minister for Children and Youth, L. Zoe Cole at zoe@standrewdenver.org.

Tree of Ministry Life You may have noticed the Tree of Ministry Life blossoming on your way to the Undercroft over the last several weeks. This project was undertaken to highlight the individual beauties of our many ministries, honor their leaders, and make it easier for all of us to get in touch with each other. Please contact Ruth Carver Bondurant (rucarver@gmail.com) if you have further questions or ideas.

Vestry Nominations At our next annual meeting we will elect 3 new members to the vestry. The vestry nominating committee is accepting suggestions until November 6th. Nominees should be adult members of the parish who have been confirmed in the Episcopal Church, are actively involved in ministry, and are faithful stewards and contributors to St. Andrew’s. Those elected to the vestry will serve three-year terms. Please offer names of nominees in writing or via e-mail to one of the members of the committee listed below by November 6th. Include a brief explanation of why you consider the candidate to be qualified. And yes, if you feel called, you can submit your own name! If you have any questions about service on the vestry or the nominating process, please don’t hesitate to ask or email one of us. Thank you for your prayerful consideration. Ben Cordova Al Grinestaff Cindy Henning Lisa Sisneros

A Meal that Heals Cook Day: Saturday, November 12 A Meal that Heals is a pastoral ministry of the Community of Caring that responds to needs by providing a nourishing meal to individuals and families. Our hope is that by offering a meal in the time of need like a surgery, illness, or childbirth, you can worry less about finding sustenance and more about renewal and refreshment. Again, we are almost all out of meals! Please join us in the Undercroft on Saturday, November 12 at 9:00am to enjoy cooking together to replenish our supplies. We hope to create a number of dishes that we will freeze for future pastoral needs.

How can you be a Partner in Ministry for a Meal that Heals? We are seeking: chefs, donations of food and supplies, and deliverers. We invite you to pray about how you can partner in ministry with us. If you have any questions or are interested in participating, email Karen Mayes. We look forward to cooking together as a church community on November 12

3rd Annual St. Andrew’s Bake-Sale – November 20th
Mark your calendars for the always popular, St.Andrew’s Bake-Sale on Sunday, November 20th. This important fundraising event is perfectly timed, pre-holiday with a variety of sweet and savory goodies to eat now or freeze for later. Sales will take place on Sunday, November 20th (the week before Thanksgiving) between 8:30 and 1pm in the under croft. Bakers and Cooks, please reach out to Ally Dodge to let us know if you can provide items for the events. This year, we are not only including the popular cookies, cakes, pies, breads and candies, but also savory items like freezer meals and party appetizers. We are blessed with talented home-chefs and will be opening this fundraiser to the public! Please contact Ally with any questions or to sign-up.

The Altar Guild is seeking volunteers for small tasks (polishing, ironing, dusting, etc). One to two hours per month. Your time and talents are much appreciated. Please contact Liz Evans after church or call 970-379-2016 or email to mslizevans@aol.com. Thanks!

Exterior Signage Soon you will notice signs on our lawns inviting all our neighbors to enjoy our grounds but requesting that they observe some basic norms to keep our space welcoming to all. These signs are intended to welcome those who use our green space, while at the same time offering backup to those who need to call some of our visitors to account. In particular, they will be helpful to our faithful sexton, Tom, as he works with our visitors to keep our grounds clean and safe. As always, if you have any questions, please contact Mother Elizabeth.

Seeking Renewal of the World: From Compassion to Commitment During this week in our 10 week ELF series on seeking the renewal of the world, we will again have two simultaneous presentations to choose from on how agencies are responding to current social issues.

o Marsha Carey and Cynthia Miro from Volunteers of America and the Irving Street Residence for Women will be speaking to the issues of homelessness in the community.

o Representatives of the Denver Public Schools Task Force on Human Trafficking (Sarah Ogborn Friend; Melanie Gilbert, Magistrate; Sara Nadelman, the Anti-trafficking Alliance Director; Anne Darr, FBI; Sgt. Dan Steele, DPD/Innocence Lost program) will speak to us about local issues of human trafficking.

Need childcare? Please contact Zoe Cole (zoe@standrewdenver.org) at least a week in advance of any ELF session you wish to attend, and she will make arrangements.

Choral Evensong Every Thursday Every Thursday at 5:45pm between September and May, sung praises are offered to God, and unusual saints from the daily lectionary cycle are commemorated. Choral Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Anglican tradition. The 30-40 minute service is a calming, contemplative way to begin your evening. Whether you stay for the ELF program that follows, or just come to Evensong, join the two dozen or so parishioners who have already made this a weekly habit.

The St. Francis Center has an URGENT need for soap, shampoo,
and men’s underwear sizes 32-36.

The Parking Lot Prayer Group resumed meeting in October. We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (November 9 and December 14) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

Konbit Konvention Join the Colorado Haiti Project on Saturday, November 5 from 10am to 2pm for the Konbit Konvention “Coming together for the Community” to be held at St. John’s Cathedral. Spend the morning sipping coffee, shopping in the Haitian market, and enjoying hands-on workshops followed by a luncheon, recognizing our Ted Lewis Award recipient and working together to support the future of St. Paul’s School. For more information and to RSVP prior to October 26 visit http://tinyurl.com/konbitkonvention.

Do you have News in Brief to share? Please email it to office@standrewdenver.org by noon on Wednesday for inclusion in the following Sunday’s announcements. Expanded news appears each week in St. Andrew’s weekly eMinistry (with its own deadline of Monday at noon) – accessible via the homepage of our website: www.standrewdenver.org

Sunday, October 16, 2016: The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost

9:00am | Holy Eucharist 11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist 5:30pm | Still Point

Parish Mini Retreat and Chili Cook-off. Please join us on Saturday, October 22 for a parish mini-retreat and chili cook-off, from 10m to 2pm. This event family friendly event is open to kids and kids at heart. The morning will start off with a separate conversation and formation for adults, while our children enjoy some activities and re-connections of their own. We will then regroup to enjoy a variety of chili’s and accompanying side dishes as our parishioners compete to be the 2016 Champion. The afternoon will wrap up with games and fun for all. More to come on the formation classes, so mark your calendars. If you would like to attend and/or bring a chili or side dish, please contact Jonathan.culwell@gmail.com.

Spookghetti Dinner and Show The vestry is thrilled to host a Spookghetti dinner and show on Saturday, October 29th at 5:30pm in the undercroft. This is not only a fundraiser for our budget shortfall, but also a family-friendly, adult-friendly way to kick off Halloween weekend. Tickets are $10/individual or $20/family, but bring extra cash to bid on our variety show acts, to vote for costume prizes, and to participate in extra activities. Questions? Contact Matt Bentley.

Moveable Feasts Sign Ups. Sign-ups have begun for this year’s series of Moveable Feasts dinners and will continue through October 28th. All adults in the parish are invited to fill out a form and submit it to an usher, or directly to Debbie Courtney. Forms are available on the table at the back of the church or by emailing Debbie at dacinden@gmail.com. The way it works is this: Once all the sign-up forms have been collected, the entire list will be divided into groups for the first Moveable Feast dinner on Saturday, November 12th. Then, for the next dinner on January 21st, the groups will be reshuffled into new groups using a computer program to achieve a good random mix. (Shelley Brown is our Guru of Randomness). This process will be repeated for the March 18th and May 13th dinners. By changing groups each time, we will have an opportunity to get to know a large number of our parish family throughout the year.

On the sign-up form, you are asked to indicate in which of the 4 months you might be able to be a Host, and to report any of the 4 dinners for which you know you will be out of town. By the first of November, you will receive a print-out of the Hosts and Group assignments as well as contact information for everyone who signed up. Hosts will be responsible for contacting the people in their group a week or two before their dinner, deciding what entrée they will be serving and coordinating what side dishes their guests will be bringing. (Appetizers, salads, vegetables & starches, & desserts). You can be as casual or as formal as you want – the idea is to get to know everyone and enjoy yourself. So please sign up, everybody! See you at dinner!

Our Tiny House Discernment: Next Steps At a special meeting of the vestry on Monday, October 3, the leaders of St. Andrew’s engaged in a formal process of discernment centered on the possibility of a temporary tiny house village on a portion of our parking lot. With the guidance of a facilitator, we spent some time focusing on discernment as a spiritual practice and then entered into a time of intentional work. After two and a half hours of prayerful listening and sacred conversation, we discovered that we had reached consensus. The vestry believes the tiny house project is in alignment with our vision: to offer sanctuary in the city, to grow in God’s love, and to seek the renewal of the world. We are now ready to invite the parish into a similar process of discernment, to see if, as a church, a body with many different members, we feel called to pursue this project.

There have been many stages to our consideration of this possibility. In the spring, the vestry, after careful conversation, asked a small group to lead an exploration of the promise and challenge of a tiny house project. The next stage was our three parish informational meetings, followed by three community meetings with neighbors. The purpose of these meetings was to present the proposed plan, hear comments and concerns and generally gather feedback. We have learned a great deal over the last few months.

Once the community meetings were completed, the vestry believed it was time to consider whether, in light of what we had learned, we felt called to bring this project back to the parish – and we believe we are so called. The parish discernment process will begin as soon as we have gathered some essential information from the city. We’ll be in touch soon with an outline and a timeline. We ask you to continue to hold this possibility in your prayers.

From the Treasurer: Financial Update. At the end of September, our income continued to lag significantly behind our budgeted expectations. Pledged income in September was $37,969.45, $6905.55 below budget. Plate income was $3356, $2894 below budget. We are $45,850.31 below our budgeted income for the year to date. If you are pledger, please examine your third quarter statement when it arrives to make sure you are current. Our budgeted expenses are based on expected revenue from pledges, plate, and a few other sources. Every year we try very hard to predict plate income, but this year we are $20,000 behind our expectations. The vestry is working to find ways to address the shortfall, particularly in plate income. If you have questions, please contact treasurer Bob Mosher or Mother Elizabeth. We are planning a “coffee hour with the treasurer” after each morning service on Sunday, Oct. 23. Please plan to join us to learn more about our situation.

Family Promise Our next Family Promise Rotation is Oct 23-30 at The First Unitarian Church. There are still some openings for dinner on Wed. Oct 25 and Thurs Oct 26 and for overnight on Thursday Oct. 26 from 8:30 PM to 7:00 AM. The sign up is on the Coffee Table in the Undercroft. Any questions: LynneValentine 303 955 6911 or email lkval@yahoo.com

Vestry Nominations
At our next annual meeting we will elect 3 new members to the vestry. The vestry nominating committee is accepting suggestions until November 6th. Nominees should be adult members of the parish who have been confirmed in the Episcopal Church, are actively involved in ministry, and are faithful stewards and contributors to St. Andrew’s. Those elected to the vestry will serve three-year terms. Please offer names of nominees in writing or via e-mail to one of the members of the committee listed below by November 6th. Include a brief explanation of why you consider the candidate to be qualified. And yes, if you feel called, you can submit your own name! If you have any questions about service on the vestry or the nominating process, please don’t hesitate to ask or email one of us. Thank you for your prayerful consideration.
Ben Cordova Al Grinestaff Cindy Henning Lisa Sisneros

3rd Annual St. Andrew’s Bake-Sale – November 20th
Mark your calendars for the always popular, St.Andrew’s Bake-Sale on Sunday, November 20th. This important fundraising event is perfectly timed, pre-holiday with a variety of sweet and savory goodies to eat now or freeze for later. Sales will take place on Sunday, November 19th (the week before Thanksgiving) between 8:30 and 1pm in the under croft. Bakers and Cooks, please reach out to Ally Dodge to let us know if you can provide items for the events. This year, we are not only including the popular cookies, cakes, pies, breads and candies, but also savory items like freezer meals and party appetizers. We are blessed with talented home-chefs and will be opening this fundraiser to the public! Please contact Ally with any questions or to sign-up.

Seeking Renewal of the World: From Compassion to Commitment During the next three weeks of our 10-week ELF series on seeking the renewal of the world, we will be exploring how various agencies are responding to the issues confronting the community around us. Each evening there will be two simultaneous presentations to choose from.
This week: (1) Jennifer Piper from the American Friends Service Committee will present on
“Viewing Immigration through a Faith Lens: the Reality and History of our laws, migration stories, and next steps. (2) Ryan Callenaugh from Metro Caring will present on issues of food justice and ending hunger at its root. Need childcare? Please contact Zoe Cole (zoe@standrewdenver.org) at least a week in advance of any ELF session you wish to attend, and she will make arrangements.

Wednesday Noonday Prayer: The Novena for Peace A novena is nine consecutive days of prayer, modeled on the nine days that the disciples of Jesus spent in the Upper Room between Ascension and Pentecost. The Novena for Peace is being prayed around the country will be a part of a special Noonday Prayer service offered each Wednesday at 12 noon by Brother James Hall at St. Andrew’s. Each week will focus on a different aspect of peace, justice, and racial reconciliation in the United States: for an End to the Injustice of Poverty; for an End to War and Terrorism; For an End to Violence Against the Vulnerable; for an End to the Violence of American Society.

Meals for Exploring Life and Faith Would you like to provide a meal for those who gather on Thursday evenings? For any questions, email her at bombergerb@comcast.net.

Choral Evensong Every Thursday Every Thursday at 5:45pm between September and May, sung praises are offered to God, and unusual saints from the daily lectionary cycle are commemorated. Choral Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Anglican tradition. The 30-40 minute service is a calming, contemplative way to begin your evening. Whether you stay for the ELF program that follows, or just come to Evensong, join the two dozen or so parishioners who
have already made this a weekly habit.

The Sunday Experience (TSE) – Youth 5th – 10th Grade Join us every other Sunday we meet in the Parish House Common Room as we “expand the wondering” and explore what difference faith makes in our everyday lives. All TSE Sunday dates are available on the parish web-site, on the calendar and the TSE page. For more information, please contact Minister for Children and Youth, L. Zoe Cole at zoe@standrewdenver.org.

The Altar Guild is seeking volunteers for small tasks (polishing, ironing, dusting, etc). One to two hours per month. Your time and talents are much appreciated. Please contact Liz Evans after church or call 970-379-2016 or email to mslizevans@aol.com. Thanks!

What about the Parish Retreat? Many of us enjoyed our first parish retreat last fall, and those who attended, and some who couldn’t be there, were hoping for another retreat this year. Though we reserved a weekend at Cathedral Ridge, it became clear this summer in conversations with last year’s organizers, and with staff, that we lacked the capacity to pull off a fun and meaningful event this year. Stay tuned, as we’ll hope for a retreat in 2017. And, as always, if you have questions or concerns, contact Mother Elizabeth.

The St. Francis Center has an URGENT need for soap, shampoo, and men’s underwear sizes 32-36.

The Parking Lot Prayer Group resumed meeting in October. We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (November 9 and December 14) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.

TODAY: The 10th annual Walk for Sudan is Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:00-3:30 pm at Cherry Creek State Park/Reservoir. Registration is at Campus Middle School on the west side of the park. This is a great opportunity to raise funds for Project Education South Sudan while you are having a blast in Colorado’s fall with friends and family. Please invite everyone with whom you have ever had a fun experience. Daniel Gai was in Denver in August and September, and he spoke at St. Andrew’s hoping to share how vital it is to South Sudan that we help educate the youth. Participating in the Walk is the perfect way to help our endeavor! Cost is cheap $20/student $35/adult with lots of freebies coming back to you. (You can also go to the St. Frances Center Gala later in the day—NO conflict.) If you would like to register online before the event go to https://secure.qgiv.com/event/871515/ or at www.walkforsudan.org and you’ll find out more about the event as well. When you register, be sure to indicate that your money goes to Project Education South Sudan. Of course you can always call me with questions: Joyce Culwell 303-888-9408

TODAY: A Day in the Life of St. Francis Center: 33rd Anniversary Gala Sunday, October 16, 5:30pm at Wings Over the Rockies. Become more familiar with the operations of the Center while enjoying an elevated culinary experience provided by nine local chefs; all while raising critical funds for the Center.

TOMORROW: Flute Recital by CSO flutist to Benefit Ecuador Brooke Ferguson, principal flutist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will be playing a recital at St. Andrew’s on Monday evening, October 17, 7:30pm. The recital is to benefit a music festival for Ecuadorian youth. Brooke writes: “I attended this festival last year, and I was very touched by the work. The students in Ecuador have no money. Yet, the government supports two municipal orchestras in town and a music program for all school age students. Additionally, as the cultural center of Ecuador is in Loja, the National University sends their students to the school for this festival. There were 35 flutists who attended last year. The youngest one was seven and the oldest one was forty. It was incredible. My presence as a thirty-something woman was something that was very empowering for the female students. And we all worked tirelessly on improving the level of playing. The results were inspiring. It is a privilege as well as a responsibility to share my good fortune and education with others who never had the same opportunities. And I am incredibly grateful for your support and the support of St. Andrew’s.” Please come and support this exciting event – word is getting around that St. Andrew’s has not only a desirable acoustic, but is a place that supports worthy social causes. $20 donation requested at the door.

Sunday, October 16, 2016: The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost

9:00am | Holy Eucharist 11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist 5:30pm | Still Point

Parish Mini Retreat and Chili Cook-off. Please join us on Saturday, October 22 for a parish mini-retreat and chili cook-off, from 10m to 2pm. This event family friendly event is open to kids and kids at heart. The morning will start off with a separate conversation and formation for adults, while our children enjoy some activities and re-connections of their own. We will then regroup to enjoy a variety of chili’s and accompanying side dishes as our parishioners compete to be the 2016 Champion. The afternoon will wrap up with games and fun for all. More to come on the formation classes, so mark your calendars. If you would like to attend and/or bring a chili or side dish, please contact Jonathan.culwell@gmail.com.

Spookghetti Dinner and Show The vestry is thrilled to host a Spookghetti dinner and show on Saturday, October 29th at 5:30pm in the undercroft. This is not only a fundraiser for our budget shortfall, but also a family-friendly, adult-friendly way to kick off Halloween weekend. Tickets are $10/individual or $20/family, but bring extra cash to bid on our variety show acts, to vote for costume prizes, and to participate in extra activities. Questions? Contact Matt Bentley.

Moveable Feasts Sign Ups. Sign-ups have begun for this year’s series of Moveable Feasts dinners and will continue through October 28th. All adults in the parish are invited to fill out a form and submit it to an usher, or directly to Debbie Courtney. Forms are available on the table at the back of the church or by emailing Debbie at dacinden@gmail.com. The way it works is this: Once all the sign-up forms have been collected, the entire list will be divided into groups for the first Moveable Feast dinner on Saturday, November 12th. Then, for the next dinner on January 21st, the groups will be reshuffled into new groups using a computer program to achieve a good random mix. (Shelley Brown is our Guru of Randomness). This process will be repeated for the March 18th and May 13th dinners. By changing groups each time, we will have an opportunity to get to know a large number of our parish family throughout the year.

On the sign-up form, you are asked to indicate in which of the 4 months you might be able to be a Host, and to report any of the 4 dinners for which you know you will be out of town. By the first of November, you will receive a print-out of the Hosts and Group assignments as well as contact information for everyone who signed up. Hosts will be responsible for contacting the people in their group a week or two before their dinner, deciding what entrée they will be serving and coordinating what side dishes their guests will be bringing. (Appetizers, salads, vegetables & starches, & desserts). You can be as casual or as formal as you want – the idea is to get to know everyone and enjoy yourself. So please sign up, everybody! See you at dinner!

Our Tiny House Discernment: Next Steps At a special meeting of the vestry on Monday, October 3, the leaders of St. Andrew’s engaged in a formal process of discernment centered on the possibility of a temporary tiny house village on a portion of our parking lot. With the guidance of a facilitator, we spent some time focusing on discernment as a spiritual practice and then entered into a time of intentional work. After two and a half hours of prayerful listening and sacred conversation, we discovered that we had reached consensus. The vestry believes the tiny house project is in alignment with our vision: to offer sanctuary in the city, to grow in God’s love, and to seek the renewal of the world. We are now ready to invite the parish into a similar process of discernment, to see if, as a church, a body with many different members, we feel called to pursue this project.

There have been many stages to our consideration of this possibility. In the spring, the vestry, after careful conversation, asked a small group to lead an exploration of the promise and challenge of a tiny house project. The next stage was our three parish informational meetings, followed by three community meetings with neighbors. The purpose of these meetings was to present the proposed plan, hear comments and concerns and generally gather feedback. We have learned a great deal over the last few months.

Once the community meetings were completed, the vestry believed it was time to consider whether, in light of what we had learned, we felt called to bring this project back to the parish – and we believe we are so called. The parish discernment process will begin as soon as we have gathered some essential information from the city. We’ll be in touch soon with an outline and a timeline. We ask you to continue to hold this possibility in your prayers.

From the Treasurer: Financial Update. At the end of September, our income continued to lag significantly behind our budgeted expectations. Pledged income in September was $37,969.45, $6905.55 below budget. Plate income was $3356, $2894 below budget. We are $45,850.31 below our budgeted income for the year to date. If you are pledger, please examine your third quarter statement when it arrives to make sure you are current. Our budgeted expenses are based on expected revenue from pledges, plate, and a few other sources. Every year we try very hard to predict plate income, but this year we are $20,000 behind our expectations. The vestry is working to find ways to address the shortfall, particularly in plate income. If you have questions, please contact treasurer Bob Mosher or Mother Elizabeth. We are planning a “coffee hour with the treasurer” after each morning service on Sunday, Oct. 23. Please plan to join us to learn more about our situation.

Family Promise Our next Family Promise Rotation is Oct 23-30 at The First Unitarian Church. There are still some openings for dinner on Wed. Oct 25 and Thurs Oct 26 and for overnight on Thursday Oct. 26 from 8:30 PM to 7:00 AM. The sign up is on the Coffee Table in the Undercroft. Any questions: LynneValentine 303 955 6911 or email lkval@yahoo.com

Vestry Nominations
At our next annual meeting we will elect 3 new members to the vestry. The vestry nominating committee is accepting suggestions until November 6th. Nominees should be adult members of the parish who have been confirmed in the Episcopal Church, are actively involved in ministry, and are faithful stewards and contributors to St. Andrew’s. Those elected to the vestry will serve three-year terms. Please offer names of nominees in writing or via e-mail to one of the members of the committee listed below by November 6th. Include a brief explanation of why you consider the candidate to be qualified. And yes, if you feel called, you can submit your own name! If you have any questions about service on the vestry or the nominating process, please don’t hesitate to ask or email one of us. Thank you for your prayerful consideration.
Ben Cordova Al Grinestaff Cindy Henning Lisa Sisneros

3rd Annual St. Andrew’s Bake-Sale – November 20th
Mark your calendars for the always popular, St.Andrew’s Bake-Sale on Sunday, November 20th. This important fundraising event is perfectly timed, pre-holiday with a variety of sweet and savory goodies to eat now or freeze for later. Sales will take place on Sunday, November 19th (the week before Thanksgiving) between 8:30 and 1pm in the under croft. Bakers and Cooks, please reach out to Ally Dodge to let us know if you can provide items for the events. This year, we are not only including the popular cookies, cakes, pies, breads and candies, but also savory items like freezer meals and party appetizers. We are blessed with talented home-chefs and will be opening this fundraiser to the public! Please contact Ally with any questions or to sign-up.

Seeking Renewal of the World: From Compassion to Commitment During the next three weeks of our 10-week ELF series on seeking the renewal of the world, we will be exploring how various agencies are responding to the issues confronting the community around us. Each evening there will be two simultaneous presentations to choose from.
This week: (1) Jennifer Piper from the American Friends Service Committee will present on
“Viewing Immigration through a Faith Lens: the Reality and History of our laws, migration stories, and next steps. (2) Ryan Callenaugh from Metro Caring will present on issues of food justice and ending hunger at its root. Need childcare? Please contact Zoe Cole (zoe@standrewdenver.org) at least a week in advance of any ELF session you wish to attend, and she will make arrangements.

Wednesday Noonday Prayer: The Novena for Peace A novena is nine consecutive days of prayer, modeled on the nine days that the disciples of Jesus spent in the Upper Room between Ascension and Pentecost. The Novena for Peace is being prayed around the country will be a part of a special Noonday Prayer service offered each Wednesday at 12 noon by Brother James Hall at St. Andrew’s. Each week will focus on a different aspect of peace, justice, and racial reconciliation in the United States: for an End to the Injustice of Poverty; for an End to War and Terrorism; For an End to Violence Against the Vulnerable; for an End to the Violence of American Society.

Meals for Exploring Life and Faith Would you like to provide a meal for those who gather on Thursday evenings? For any questions, email her at bombergerb@comcast.net.

Choral Evensong Every Thursday Every Thursday at 5:45pm between September and May, sung praises are offered to God, and unusual saints from the daily lectionary cycle are commemorated. Choral Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Anglican tradition. The 30-40 minute service is a calming, contemplative way to begin your evening. Whether you stay for the ELF program that follows, or just come to Evensong, join the two dozen or so parishioners who
have already made this a weekly habit.

The Sunday Experience (TSE) – Youth 5th – 10th Grade Join us every other Sunday we meet in the Parish House Common Room as we “expand the wondering” and explore what difference faith makes in our everyday lives. All TSE Sunday dates are available on the parish web-site, on the calendar and the TSE page. For more information, please contact Minister for Children and Youth, L. Zoe Cole at zoe@standrewdenver.org.

The Altar Guild is seeking volunteers for small tasks (polishing, ironing, dusting, etc). One to two hours per month. Your time and talents are much appreciated. Please contact Liz Evans after church or call 970-379-2016 or email to mslizevans@aol.com. Thanks!

What about the Parish Retreat? Many of us enjoyed our first parish retreat last fall, and those who attended, and some who couldn’t be there, were hoping for another retreat this year. Though we reserved a weekend at Cathedral Ridge, it became clear this summer in conversations with last year’s organizers, and with staff, that we lacked the capacity to pull off a fun and meaningful event this year. Stay tuned, as we’ll hope for a retreat in 2017. And, as always, if you have questions or concerns, contact Mother Elizabeth.
>>The St. Francis Center has an URGENT need for soap, shampoo, and men’s underwear sizes 32-36.<< The Parking Lot Prayer Group resumed meeting in October. We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (November 9 and December 14) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer. TODAY: The 10th annual Walk for Sudan is Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:00-3:30 pm at Cherry Creek State Park/Reservoir. Registration is at Campus Middle School on the west side of the park. This is a great opportunity to raise funds for Project Education South Sudan while you are having a blast in Colorado’s fall with friends and family. Please invite everyone with whom you have ever had a fun experience. Daniel Gai was in Denver in August and September, and he spoke at St. Andrew’s hoping to share how vital it is to South Sudan that we help educate the youth. Participating in the Walk is the perfect way to help our endeavor! Cost is cheap $20/student $35/adult with lots of freebies coming back to you. (You can also go to the St. Frances Center Gala later in the day—NO conflict.) If you would like to register online before the event go to https://secure.qgiv.com/event/871515/ or at www.walkforsudan.org and you’ll find out more about the event as well. When you register, be sure to indicate that your money goes to Project Education South Sudan. Of course you can always call me with questions: Joyce Culwell 303-888-9408 TODAY: A Day in the Life of St. Francis Center: 33rd Anniversary Gala Sunday, October 16, 5:30pm at Wings Over the Rockies. Become more familiar with the operations of the Center while enjoying an elevated culinary experience provided by nine local chefs; all while raising critical funds for the Center. TOMORROW: Flute Recital by CSO flutist to Benefit Ecuador Brooke Ferguson, principal flutist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will be playing a recital at St. Andrew’s on Monday evening, October 17, 7:30pm. The recital is to benefit a music festival for Ecuadorian youth. Brooke writes: “I attended this festival last year, and I was very touched by the work. The students in Ecuador have no money. Yet, the government supports two municipal orchestras in town and a music program for all school age students. Additionally, as the cultural center of Ecuador is in Loja, the National University sends their students to the school for this festival. There were 35 flutists who attended last year. The youngest one was seven and the oldest one was forty. It was incredible. My presence as a thirty-something woman was something that was very empowering for the female students. And we all worked tirelessly on improving the level of playing. The results were inspiring. It is a privilege as well as a responsibility to share my good fortune and education with others who never had the same opportunities. And I am incredibly grateful for your support and the support of St. Andrew’s.” Please come and support this exciting event – word is getting around that St. Andrew’s has not only a desirable acoustic, but is a place that supports worthy social causes. $20 donation requested at the door.

Sunday, October 2, 2016: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

9:00am | Holy Eucharist 11:00am | Solemn Holy Eucharist 5:30pm | Still Point

Our Financial News: Challenges and Opportunities in 2016

St. Andrew’s has always been blessed with abundance: with vision, and with the energy, dedication, and generosity of our people in times of plenty and times of need. Those times of plenty and of need run on a fairly regular cycle which our leaders are always seeking to understand and manage. Despite our best efforts, we find ourselves, this year, in a challenging financial situation. As our treasurer Bob Mosher reported earlier this week, our income is trailing behind our budgeted expectations. And our expenses – in a budget that was already lean – cannot be trimmed without significant sacrifice.

Where do we go from here? The vestry, clergy, and staff have been examining ways to address this situation. We believe we can end the year in a healthy position, if we all work together. This will mean dedication to achieving our fundraising goals, as well as honoring the commitments we all have made.

What can you do? First of all, check that your pledged giving is up to date. Second, use your King Soopers card. This is an easy way – at no cost to you – to access funds potentially available to the church from an outside source. Third, as you are willing and able, support our fundraising efforts.

As you may have noticed, with the exception of our (successful and fun) auction in June, we have not asked for money so far in 2016. In response to your feedback over the past several years, we blocked off the first part of the year and avoided scheduling some of our budgeted fundraisers. Now it’s the season to examine what’s precious to you about this church and consider prayerfully how to support our mission and ministries.

We have three fundraising efforts this fall. The Friends of Music concert in September, a spaghetti dinner and talent show hosted by the vestry in October, and our campaign for mission and outreach in December, have the potential to restore us to financial health. We encourage you to be generous.

Fall is also the time to take thought for supporting our mission in the year to come. As part of our pledge campaign this fall, we’re planning to offer you more information about how we create our budget, as well as introducing a new format which will help all of us understand where our pledge dollars go.
Together, we can ensure that St. Andrew’s remains a healthy and growing parish.

Questions? About King Soopers cards: Shelley Brown or Victoria Parker
About our current financial statements: Bob Mosher
About anything: Mother Elizabeth
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Looking for a way to put your faith into action? Yearning for some “Hands On” ministry? Here’s your chance! The 2nd Sunday St. Francis Center (SFC) Team needs more volunteers. We work the second Sunday of each month, 8:30 – noon, at the Center at 2323 Curtis. It’s fun, rewarding, and sometimes challenging work. Generally 6 volunteers work the shift along with regular staff of the SFC. Volunteers help staff the front desk, the store, the laundry room and the showers. We’d love your help! For more information contact Jennifer Macy, macy.jennifer@comcast.net, (303) 320-1276.

Seeking Renewal of the World: From Compassion to Commitment

Note that we will begin at 7:00 instead of 7:15

This week in our 10-week ELF series on seeking the renewal of the world, Tony Robinson, Professor of Urban Politics and Political Science and Dept. Chair at UC Denver, will lead us on a walk through the neighborhood around St. Andrew’s, with an eye toward recognizing community needs and how those are affected by the many changes occurring in Denver. We will consider what those changes mean for the people living around us and for the congregation. The forty-five minute walk starting at 7:00 will be followed by a discussion period at 7:45 – 8:30. Need childcare? Please contact Zoe Cole (zoe@standrewdenver.org) at least a week in advance of any ELF session you wish to attend, and she will make arrangements.
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Meals for Exploring Life and Faith Would you like to provide a meal for those who gather on Thursday evenings? For any questions, email her at bombergerb@comcast.net.
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Wednesday Noonday Prayer: The Novena for Peace A novena is nine consecutive days of prayer, modeled on the nine days that the disciples of Jesus spent in the Upper Room between Ascension and Pentecost. The Novena for Peace is being prayed around the country will be a part of a special Noonday Prayer service offered each Wednesday at 12 noon by Brother James Hall at St. Andrew’s. Each week will focus on a different aspect of peace, justice, and racial reconciliation in the United States: for an End to the Injustice of Poverty; for an End to War and Terrorism; For an End to Violence Against the Vulnerable; for an End to the Violence of American Society.
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Choral Evensong has resumed As the summer daylight wanes and darkness settles earlier and earlier, St. Andrew’s weekly Choral Evensong services mark the annual passage of the sun. Every Thursday at 5:45pm between September and May, sung praises are offered to God, and unusual saints from the daily lectionary cycle are commemorated. The 30-40 minute service is a calming, contemplative way to begin your evening. Whether you stay for the ELF program that follows, or just come to Evensong, join the two dozen or so parishioners who have already made this a weekly habit.
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St. Andrew’s Tiny House Village St. Andrew’s has the rare opportunity to partner with The Delores Project and Radian, Inc. in creating a project for a small scale, temporary, Tiny House Village located on a section of the north parking lot. Please join us to learn about this exciting opportunity for St. Andrew’s to live into our mission to offer sanctuary in the city, grow in God’s love, and seek the renewal of the world.
Check www.standrewdenver.org for more details.
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What about the Parish Retreat? Many of us enjoyed our first parish retreat last fall, and those who attended, and some who couldn’t be there, were hoping for another retreat this year. Though we reserved a weekend at Cathedral Ridge, it became clear this summer in conversations with last year’s organizers, and with staff, that we lacked the capacity to pull off a fun and meaningful event this year. Stay tuned, as we’ll hope for a retreat in 2017. And, as always, if you have questions or concerns, contact Mother Elizabeth.
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The St. Francis Center has an URGENT need for soap, shampoo, and men’s underwear sizes 32-36 (boxers preferred).
Special Friend Award for St. Andrew’s from Volunteers of America
In recognition of our “dedicated ministry and financial gifts in support of homeless women in the Denver community,” St. Andrew’s is receiving a Special Friends Award from the VOA. We are deeply honored and humbled by this award. Says our deacon, Wib Garfield, “I believe those involved with VOA could attest to the power of the relationships we have formed at both locations with women who evidence courage, tenacity, and love in the face of overwhelming obstacles. Thank you to the many volunteers who have served and continue to serve at the Irving Street Residences and Brandon Shelter. Your ministry is a manifestation of St. Andrew’s mission to be engaged in the renewal of the world.” Deacon Wib, Mother Elizabeth, and our dedicated volunteers will accept this award at a reception this Wednesday, October 5. If you would like to join us at this reception and celebrate this honor, please contact office@standrewdenver.org
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The Parking Lot Prayer Group will resume meeting in October. We will meet on the second Wednesday of each month (October 12, November 9, and December 14) in the Delzell Room beginning at 830am. All are welcome. The format is Lectio Divina, and the intention is to hold the parking lot project in prayer.
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49 Bells Project Starting July 6 and continuing through November 2, church bells across Colorado will be rung 49 times on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm, one toll in remembrance of each person killed in the Orlando shootings on June 12. As we toll the bells, we will hold in prayer not only those killed in Orlando, but those killed, injured, and bereaved in San Bernardino, Aurora, Newtown, Dallas, and countless other communities across our nation. Why are churches in the Diocese doing this? Read more: https://coloradodiocese.org/2016/07/49-bells-project Would you like to be one of our bell ringers? Email Mother Melissa at melissa@standrewdenver.org
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Save the Date: You are invited to go for a “Walk” with friends for a good cause! Please save Sunday, October 16 for “Walk for Sudan”. Questions? Contact Joyce Culwell 303-888-9408.
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A Day in the Life of St. Francis Center: 33rd Anniversary Gala
Sunday, October 16, 5:30pm at Wings Over the Rockies. Become more familiar with the operations of the Center while enjoying an elevated culinary experience provided by nine local chefs; all while raising critical funds for the Center.