2016 Ecumenical Lenten Series
Ecumenical Lenten Series Wednesdays at 12 noon
A simple lunch will be served after each service
- February 17 at St. Mary African Methodist Episcopal Church
The Reverend Mark Diehl preaching
- February 24 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church
The Reverend Beth Sprinkle preaching
- March 2 at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church
The Reverend Scott Efird preaching
- March 9 at All Saints Church
The Reverend Sandy Moyle preaching
- March 16 at St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church
The Reverend Frenchie King preaching
Lenten Programs at Holy Cross Faith Memorial
Lenten Programs at Holy Cross Faith Memorial
- Taize Worship during Lent will be offered on 3 Wednesday evenings in Lent:
February 17, March 2 and March 16 from 5:30pm until 6:15pm in our chapel. The candlelight service includes prayers, simple meditative music, scripture readings and reflective silence.
- Covered Dish & Compline will be offered on 2 Wednesday evenings in Lent:
February 24 and March 9 beginning at 5:30 in the church. HCFM will provide chicken divan casserole and each family is asked to bring a dish to share.
- Mid Lent Evensong will be held on March 6th at 5:00 p.m. in the church.
Presentation on Rieke Healing in February
Presentation on Reiki healing practice, Monday, Feb 22, 5:45-7 in the Church. Come learn about how the flow of Spirit through our lives can balance and heal us, and where local resources can be found. For information contact Amy Webb, 843-235-3466.
The Reverend Wil Keith – Georgetown County Volunteer of the Year!
Wil Keith is the priest at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church and the chaplain for Midway Fire and Rescue. Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer
Our very own Rector, The Reverend Wil Keith, who also happens to be Chaplain for Midway Fire & Rescue will be named Georgetown County’s volunteer of the year on Tuesday, February 9th at the County Council meeting at the Old Courthouse in Georgetown. He was presented Midway’s meritorious service award at the department’s annual awards banquet in December. Way to go Father Wil!
READ MORE AT COASTALOBSERVER.COM
Stephen Ministry Sunday, February 28. We will hear at both services from Nancy Hopkinson as guest preacher about the work of our Stephen Ministers. There will also be a service of commissioning and reaffirmation for those joining or continuing in their work in this congregational ministry. Many parishioners have benefitted from the work of these caring people and the program is set to grow in the future. Learn more, either how you might play a part or how you might benefit from a caregiving relationship.
Yoga class will be offered by HCFM parishioner Debbie Heller on Saturday, Feb 20, at 9:30 am in the Parish Hall. For all ages and level of experience. Come join us!
Ash Wednesday is February 10th. Services will be held at 7am (Holy Eucharist & Imposition of Ashes), 12:30pm (Imposition of Ashes Only – No Eucharist); and 7pm (Holy Eucharist, Imposition of Ashes and Choir).
Drivers/Chaperones are needed for a fun youth field trip to Charleston on the afternoon of Sunday, February 28th. We will leave directly after church on that day, and enjoy a bag lunch en route. From 2pm until 4pm, we will tour The Charleston Museum, which explores our regional and state history. At 5pm there will be a choral evensong at Grace Church Cathedral. We’ll stop for pizza or fast food on the way home, and be back at church by 8pm. If you can help please contact Maggie Dunlap at gro.m1455375845fssor1455375845cyloh1455375845@paln1455375845udm1455375845.
Hospitality Help Needed. To deepen the ranks of those who practice this hospitality, the kitchen hospitality committee invites all those interested in lending a hand to sign up. Listed below are some some of the ways to participate.
Help set up and serve one of the parish meals during the year; Help clean up after one of the parish meals during the year; Host the snack table after worship one or more Sundays during the year; Take home tablecloths or kitchen towels, wash and return after an event; Deliver unused/untouched food to locals in need; Take recycling from the red kitchen bins for a month or more during the year; Or perhaps you have another idea? Might we be entertaining angels unawares ? For information or to volunteer, contact:
Kathy Thompson 843-314-3392 moc.l1455375845iamg@1455375845nospm1455375845ohtbe1455375845nireh1455375845taK1455375845 or MaryBoyd Brown 843-237-5677 moc.l1455375845oa@nw1455375845orbdy1455375845obyra1455375845M1455375845
Hosts needed for February Social Night Out. Interested? Call Doug or Annette Billings at 843-215-3808.
Hosts Needed for the February Social Night Out. Interested? Call Doug and Annette Billings at 843-215-3808.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Mark you Calendars for the 2016 Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – which will take place in the main church beginning at 5:30 pm. on Tuesday, February 9th. Each family is asked to bring a bag of cut up fruit to help make our fruit salad bowl.