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 on Sunday's Service and Holy Week services/information.
"If anyone says anything to you, just say this, 'The Lord needs them,' and he will send them immediately." Matthew 21:3
Jesus sends some disciples to fetch two donkeys so he can ride into Jerusalem, and if challenged, to say only, "The Lord needs them." As we begin Holy Week, it's good to remember: the Lord needs more than donkeys. He needs us too! He needs us to carry the Easter message of suffering followed by exaltation, death followed by resurrection, despair followed by joy.
The Connecting Team:
... The Connecting Team is hand delivering to St. Aidan's parishioners, a Palm Cross along with the Passion Readings for Palm Sunday. These will be delivered Thursday, Friday or Saturday. If you do not receive one, please contact Carolyn Sturgeon at (913) 499-8375.
...Thank you to all who helped make crosses and delivered them!!!
This team will be reaching out to everyone and touching base to "keep in touch". If you need ANYTHING, please let them know. As always, you can reach out to Julie Wojtas (firstname.lastname@example.org) as well.
“If a parishioner has not received a message from St. Aidan’s Connecting Team, please contact Carolyn Sturgeon via text at (913) 499-8375 or email at email@example.com.”
Reminder, you can send your pledges to the office and Tim will be handling these weekly.
Lenten Series: 4-7-20
April 7 is the last Lenten Series forum. Don will be broadcasting at 6:30 on Tuesday with a LIVE Broadcast on Facebook.
Don will be hosting at 9:00 am on Sundays with a LIVE Broadcast on Facebook. Any questions about access, please let Don Hutchinson or Julie Wojtas know.
There is still pickup from Harvesters and Delivery to the schools. We are NOT repacking at this time. Drivers will be informed weekly of the status of the pickups for the week. Any questions, please contact Don Seifert.
**Center of Grace:
Closed until further notice. Any question, please contact Barb Belt.
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.
Please email any prayer requests to Karon Wintrode, and she will post them on Unison. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanksgivings and Prayers - April 5
We give thanks for the birthday of Neil Powers. 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.
Cycle of Prayer –
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean; in the World Council of Churches Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the people of Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore; and in the Kansas Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for St. Mary's, Galena.
For Our Parish Leadership –
We pray for the members of the Vestry: Senior Warden Julie Wojtas, Junior Warden Don Hutchinson, Jane Bush, Mark Sappenfield, Sarah Smith and Kathy Mencer; for the Vestry Clerk, Carolyn Sturgeon; for our Treasurer, Tim Tatlock; and for our delegates, Don Hutchinson and Carolyn Sturgeon, and our Alternate, 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 abroad. 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.