Bishop Cathleen Bascom will lead worship at St. Aidan's on Sunday, May 16 and a reception will follow.
On Monday, May 17, at 6 pm, Bishop Bascom will return to celebrate the installation of Fr. Tom as our Rector, which was delayed due to Covid restrictions. The Rev. Tory Lightcap, Dean of Grace Cathedral, will preach and a reception will follow.
Join us for 'in-person' worship on The Seventh Sunday of Easter -
Adult Forum is Cancelled this Sunday
Worship is at 10 am. - Bishop Cathleen Bascom
Vaccinated individuals will not need to wear masks during church services. When singing masks will be required.
Non-vaccinated people will continue to be required to wear masks during indoor services. Highly recommended non-vaccinated people wear an N-95 mask for their own protection.
NOTE:St. Aidan's Sunday Services are also on Facebook Live.You can access the Live Facebook broadcast through our website.
Check UNISON, FACEBOOK, and our Website for Schedule Updates.
Please let me know if you’d like to sit down and talk or enjoy a coffee, at a social distance of course, or feel free to call meat 785-670-0158, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.My office hours are Monday - Thursday 10 am - 3 pm. … Fr. Tom
"Jesus looked up to heaven and said... "Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are one. " John 17:11b
Like Jesus, we are invited to make God present in our world today. We do this by our words, of course, but even more by our actions. As stewards let us strive to unite ourselves to our brothers and sisters.
Sunday, May 16 - Seventh Sunday of Easter-Bishop Cathleen Bascom
Links for the ZOOM events are available on the website, under EVENTS.
JCFM - Center of Grace
St. Aidan's helps prepare and hand out meals at Center of Grace in Olathe, on the fourth Thursday of the month. May 27 is our next day to serve. You're also welcome to drop off individually wrapped deserts to the church by 2 pm on May 27th.
St. Aidan’s is in our second decade of working with five Olathe Elementary Schools in this important ministry.
...See St. Aidan's Facebook and Web page for more information about BackSnacks.
In case of pastoral emergencies, please contact Fr. Tom Baker at
785-670-0158 (call or text)oremail him at email@example.com.
Please email any prayer requests to Karon Wintrode, and she will post them on Unison. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The parish email system is accessible through our website – www.staidansolathe.org See Julie Wojtas (630 865-3931) for information or any questions.
Be sure to check Unison for all updated information regarding St. Aidan's.
Thanksgivings and Prayers
Thanksgivings – Birthdays & Anniversaries
We give thanks for the people of St. Aidan’s and the privilege of serving each other, our church and our community throughout the year. We give thanks for the faithfulness and resilience of St. Aidan's parish as we all work together during this difficult time, finding new ways to stay connected in spite of the challenges.
Cycle of Prayer –
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Anglican Church in Mexico.
In the World Council of Churches Cycle of Prayer we pray for the people of Kenya and Tanzania.
In the Kansas Cycle of Prayer,we pray for St. Paul's, Kansas City.
For Our Parish Leadership –
We pray for our rector, Rev. Tom Baker and his wife, Cherie. We pray for the members of the Vestry: Senior Warden Jane Bush, Mark Sappenfield, Sarah Smith, Kathy Mencer, Bonnie Eckel, Clarice Ewing and Paul Reed for the Vestry Clerk, Janet Siefert; for our Treasurer, Tim Tatlock; and for our delegates, Carolyn Sturgeon, and Sarah Smith.
For Our Troops, Veterans, and Law Enforcement –
Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women in the service and law enforcement at home and broad. Defend them with your grace; give them courage; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence; through Jesus Christ. Amen.
For the Departed–
Eternal Lord God, you hold all souls in life: Give to your whole Church in paradise and on earth your light and your peace; and grant that all your faithful people may at the last enter into your unending joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
For Guidance and Grace
Heavenly Father, in you we live and move and have our being: We humbly pray you so to guide and govern us by your Holy Spirit, that in all the cares and occupations of our life we may not forget you, but may remember that we are ever walking in your sight; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Heavenly Father, giver of life and health: Comfort and relieve your sick servants, and give your power of healing to those who minister to their needs, that those for whom our prayers are offered may be strengthened in their weakness and have confidence in your loving care; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.