There will be no second service on Nov. 17th and Nov 24th. Joint services will be held at 9 am.
· Mission Team Bake/Food Sale
The Mission Team sponsored bake/food sale is this Sunday, November 10th. Proceeds will be donated to Harrison K-8 School in Canon City. Please help make this another success story by baking something, buying something, or both. Thanks so much!!
· Confirmation Class Time/Date Change
Confirmation classes have been rescheduled to Tuesday evenings 4:45 to 6 pm.
· Crafting for Christ
Crafting for Christ is hosting its annual Christmas Sale early this year. Starting Oct. 26th and runs through Nov. 17th. Come shop our “Fall into Christmas” sale and find a special gift for your special someone. Each year we try to have a variety of things from which to choose, as well as the reliable standard items that are frequently requested. As in the past, sale will be open for your selections whenever the church office is open. Honor buckets will be in place for making payments. We will also be available on Saturdays and Sundays after church service during that time.
Watch for future announcements regarding Saturday’s hours of operation. Points of Contact for questions and/or donations of items to sell are: Karen Barslou or Linda Stanley.
· Summer Camp Announcement
Rainbow Trail Brochures are Coming! It’s time to start thinking about camp at Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp for next summer. The new schedule and fees for 2020 are already on the website. Registration will officially open on Nov. 1, 2019. Youth camp as well as Family Camp and Labor Day registrations will be received on a first come, first served basis. Youth camps, family camps, and Labor Day can all register on-line this year. Spend a week of fun and growth as part of great Christian community in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountains!!
· Joint Worship Service on Nov. 24th at 9 am
Christ the King Sunday is the last day of the church year and it falls on Sunday, Nov. 24th. It is a day when we celebrate Jesus’ reign here today and in the kingdom yet to come. This year we will journey through the entire church year through hymns and scripture reading and a little bit of teaching about what each season means for us as Christians – Advent through Pentecost! This is a very meaningful service. If you would like to help with the readings, please sign up in the Narthex. Thank you!
· Poinsettia Garden Sale
Please consider placing an order for our Christmas “Poinsettia Garden”. Cost of each poinsettia is $15.00. Order forms and more details will be in Sunday’s Bulletin Inserts.
· Living Nativity
The Living Nativity is scheduled for Saturday, December 14th from 5:00–7:30 PM
Thank you to all who have signed up to volunteer. We still have a need for the following:
Clean Up, Firewood/Hay Bales, and Costume Fitters.
· Thank You Stamp Collectors
Thank you to all my wonderful stamp collectors who donated their cancelled stamps. I took up over 2500 to Sons of Norway when we went to the Fish Fry in October.
Reminder: We’ll be going to Lutefisk dinner in November. Please keep collecting and donating.--- Karen B.
· Fellowship Breakfast Thank You
Thanks to everyone who attended the Mission Team sponsored breakfast last Sunday. Your generosity raised $515 to be donated to the new roof fund. Way to go!! And, thanks to all who helped out.
· The Recital Series at Christ Episcopal Church -
George Vincent Humphrey - Operatic Tenor
Abram Minzer - Piano
performing Franz Schubert's "Die Schone Mullerin" (The Beautiful Miller-Maid)
This is Schubert's immortal cycle of twenty songs of love, loss, resignation, and redemption.
George Vincent Humphrey is a Colorado native. Praised by the press as having a "radiant Tenor voice," he has "inspired enthusiasm in the audience ... through his fabulous tonal qualities." He has concertized throughout Europe, Ireland, the US and South Africa, and performs regularly at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl in Austria.
Sunday November 17 at 2:00 pm
Christ Episcopal Church 802 Harrison Ave. Canon City
There will be a reception following the performance.
Tickets: Adults $10.00 Students Free
For more information - 719-429-7551
· Adventfest is Coming
Does the Christmas season make you crazy with all the hustling about and hurried shopping? Bring your family to AdventFest and start the season off right. AdventFest is Dec. 6-8, 2019. This weekend is a wonderful spiritual weekend where we will walk through the four Sundays of Advent during our worship experiences. There will also be time to make great gifts such as stained glass, wooden lamps, pottery, pinecone wreaths, or Cribbage Boards, wooden candle holders just to name a few that will be treasures for you to give. Let this weekend become part of your family’s Christmas traditions. You can register online now at www.rainbowtrail.org/adventfest. Mark your calendars now!