All Are Welcome at Saint Aidan's Episcopal Church!
We are a loving community of followers of Jesus who worship joyfully in the Episcopal tradition, each other in prayer and fellowship, and serve the community through our outreach ministries. Please stay after worship so we can say hello. Whether it is through participating in the worship on Sunday morning, or through serving as the hands and feet of Jesus to the world by our outreach ministries, we know that you’ll find a home here at St Aidan’s!!!
Sunday, January 5, is the Second Sunday Sunday After Christmas
How Dear to Me Is Your Dwelling, O Lord Of Hosts!
Our Lectionary Readings for Sunday,January 5 are Psalm 84; Jeremiah 31:7-14;Canticle #16; Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a; Canticle #21; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23
Joseph’s consistent care for Jesus has won him the title of ‘patron saint’ of stewardship. Joseph remains a role model for all stewards. What can we do to further the presence of Jesus in today’s world? How can we advance his mission” How can we care for people like Jesus did?
Lay Ministers Serving Sunday, January 5, 2020
First Sunday after Christmas
Morning Prayer: Carolyn Sturgeon
Lectionary 1: Sarah Smith
Lectionary 2: Mark Sappenfield
Ushers: Don and Janet Seifert
Counters: Don Hutchinson, Jim Bush
Altar Guild: Julie Wojtas
Children's Chapel: Samantha Zamarripa
BOG Ministry: David Kahn
I appreciate all of you for your help with the scheduling!
Thank you, Sharon Seidel, Church Secretary
Remember: If you are unable to be at church on the Sunday you are assigned, please find a replacement - switch Sundays with someone.
Give the Gift of Episcopal MegaCamp to the Parish Youth
Each Advent we look to the future and give the gift of Summer Episcopal MegaCamp to our campers by raising the money to cover all of their costs. Your donation during the season will send our young people to Camp Wood in June. Please write “Episcopal Camp” on the memo line of your check.
Be sure to schedule all your meetings/events with Senior Warden Julie Wojtas, and also put them on the calendar above the copier in the office.
Pastoral Concerns: In cases of pastoral emergencies, please contact Senior Warden Julie Wojtas at 630 865-3931. If she is not available, please contact Vestry Member Jane Bush at 913 226-3565.
Prayer Requests and Lay Eucharistic VisitsPlease email any prayer requests to Karon Wintrode, and she will post them on Unison. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, If you know of any parishioners who are unable to come to church and would like Holy Eucharist brought to them, please email requests to Karon Wintrode at email@example.com, or to Carolyn Sturgeon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toiletry Items for Homeless Shelters
Know how good a warm shower feels on a cold day? Share that feeling with the homeless in our midst. Please bring personal-size toiletry items and put them in the basket in the entryway. Blessings.
Check out the new improved parish email system accessible through our website – www.staidansolathe.org! See Julie Wojtas (630 865-3931) for information about accessing this friendly parish email group.