In her sermon on February 25, Pastor Bianca looks at the Lectionary Readings and discusses the themes of waiting, hoping, and trusting in the Lord.
"If any want to become my followers, let them deny
themselves and take up their cross and follow me. ”
Following Jesus often requires us to put the needs of others above our own. In this season of Lent, let’s take advantage of this opportunity to pray more, care more, love more.
“We Are the Episcopal Church” and Light Meals:
(February 21-Lenten Series cancelled due to the weather.)
We meet on three Wednesday evenings starting February 28 from 6 – 8 pm in Sifers Hall for a light meal, our program, discussion, and Compline. The Sign-up sheet for bringing soup, salad, and bread is coming at you during worship and hospitality time. This week’s program is “Jesus was an Episcopalian” featuring Fr. Chris Yaw. Invite your friends and neighbors for a good time!!
February: Leave a Legacy Month
Were you aware that the Rector is required by the Canons to insure that everyone in the parish knows that they should have a plan for their funeral? Join us today at Hospitality time after worship Sunday, February 25, when we try to fulfill this morbid duty as we discuss the Episcopal Burial Rite. Copies of “A Customary for Funerals” will be distributed and are available from the church office.
Our Common Communal Prayer
Gun Violence:During the Season of Lent we as a parish are mourning the death of all victims of gun violence. We are not alone in our concerns and our prayers. For more information, please see the insert in the February 25 Sunday bulletin frombishopsagainstgunviolence.organd the Facebook page Episcopalians Against Gun Violence.
Adult Forum-Black History Month:
On Sunday, February 25, during the Adult Forum in Sifers Hall from 9:00 to 9:35 am on Sunday February 25, we are finishing watching the film, “I Am Not Your Negro” about the life of Civil Rights Pioneer and Author James Baldwin.
NO MEGA-CAMP SNOOPIES LEFT!!!
Thanks to the generosity of the St. Aidan’s, we have raised the funds to sendFIVEparishioners to Episcopal Mega-Camp this year!
Camp 2018 registration is open!
Episcopal Summer Mega Camp will be June 3-9, 2018, at Camp Wood YMCA.
The camp theme this year is Beyond Belief which will help campers ponder the BIG questions about God. What if God is bigger than you ever imagined? What if hope was real? What if you could change the world? Campers will explore how God can be seen in the vastness of creation, the power of community, and even in their own hearts. They’ll also discover how God’s endless love launches amazing adventures and that God always has new mysteries to explore.
Ultreya! A Cursillo Gathering March 9 at 6:30 pm
Ultreya is a small group experience. There is a potluck follow by music and program. Bring a dish to share. Plates, dinnerware, and coffee provided. This meeting is being held at Church of the Good Shepherd, 4947 NE Chouteau Drive, Kansas City, MO.
An Invitation to the Ladies of St. Aidan's
St. Bridget's Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King invites any woman at St. Aidan's who would like to become a Daughter to please contact Carolyn Sturgeon. There is a three-month preparation period required for membership which includes using a National Study Guide designed to help women prayerfully discern a call to become a member. We anticipate beginning the study in April and concluding with a Service of Admission in late June or early July. The study will be planned with the prospective members' schedules in mind. Please contact Carolyn Sturgeon for details, or come to St. Bridget's Chapter meeting after worship at 11:15 am on the Second Sunday of each month.
Save the Date: Daughters of the King Spring Assembly - April 21
The annual Daughters of the King Spring Assembly is scheduled for Saturday April 21, from 9 am to 4 pm. It is being held at Grace Episcopal Church, 715 Millington St., Winfield, KS.
Save the Date: Radio Gals - June 16-17
Due to their season ticket holders, many matinees are sold out. At present, there are seats still available for a group on Saturday, June 16 at 2 pm or 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 16 at 2 pm or 7:30 pm. Are you interested in attendingRadio Gals? If so, please contact Carolyn Sturgeon with your preference for date and time by leaving a message at (913) 782-7468 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radio Galsis a lively musical comedy and a tribute to the light-hearted innocence of the 1920’s. Hazel Hunt is host of her own radio show, WGAL, and her idea of programming includes local gossip & healthy doses of The Hazelnuts’ musical & comedic talents! No show is complete without a love interest, of course … Enter O.B. Abbott, a govt. inspector sent to shut the radio station down. Hilarity ensues with a happy ending for all!
"Serve The Lord With Gladness!"Psalm 100:2
Fellowship and Service in the Name of Jesus ...
Check out the many opportunities for ministry both at St. Aidan's and through St. Aidan's. Check out our exciting outreach ministries below Also see our Weekly Schedule below for dates/times of our outreaches.
There are many committees at St. Aidan's that you might be interested in and like to join. We have compiled a list of these for you to pray about. You can make a difference, get involved and join a committee.