We give thanks for the birthday of Sherry Suddarth and for the anniversary of James and Carolyn Sturgeon.
The Back to School Underwear drive was a success! The event happened on July 28, as kids are preparing to go back to school. Thank you all for your contributions!
Memorial Service for Dr. Tom Taylor - Saturday August 6, 2022
There is a memorial service for Dr. Tom Taylor at St. Aidan's on Saturday, August 6 at 11:00 am.
Discretionary Fund Sunday - August 7, 2022
The first Sunday of each month is Discretionary Fund Sunday. The Discretionary Fund is used to help those in need of financial assistance for lodging, gas and utilities, etc. We also provide food assistance . See below.
St. Aidan's Food Ministry - Sunday August 7, 2022
Our Food Ministry collects the following items for food bags for those in need. Our current supply is low.
Items may be dropped off during office hours or on Sunday on the tables in the nursery area. These items are from Harvesters Most Wanted List. Your donation makes a difference! (No glass please!)
Food and Toiletries
Canned vegetables (low sodium)
Canned fruits in 100% juice
Dried fruit (no added sugar preferred)
Canned chicken, tuna, salmon (packed in water)
Whole grain pasta
Dried beans or canned low sodium beans
Peanut, almond, or sun butter
Canned soup (chicken, tomato or vegetable)
Cereal – hot and cold (whole grain, low sugar preferred)
Dinner and a Movie:"The Mission" - Wednesday, August 17, 6:30 pm
Bring a snack or popcorn to share
BYO drinks and wine
Movies will be shown in Sifers Hall; bring a lawn chair.
Dinner and a movie starts at 6:30 pm.
JCFM at Center of Grace - Thursday, August 25
St. Aidan's helps prepare and hand out meals at Center of Grace in Olathe, on the fourth Thursday of the month.August 25is our next dinner service.
Dinner prep is at 3:00 pm and at 5:00 pm we distribute food at Center of Grace.
*** Also, we need and would appreciate your help by bringing individually wrapped desserts for the Center of Grace to St. Aidan's by 1 pm on that Thursday.
"The Creation Keepers"
In helping envision and planning new ways to use our grounds to benefit pollinators and our community. See Clarice Ewing or Fr. Tom for information regarding this committee.
Come BEE with us!!
Episcopal Cursillo 2-Day Weekend Sept. 23-25
The Heartland Episcopal Cursillo of the Dioceses of West Missouri and Kansas, including the Metropolitan Kansas City area, is pleased to present an Episcopal Cursillo Two-Day Weekend on September 23‐25, 2022. The weekend will take place at the Heartland Retreat Center in Parkville Missouri, in north-western KC metro area.
For online giving, for those using technology, please go to our website:
Or if you would like to donate through other means, Please contact Tim Tatlock at 913-764-3050
Pastoral Concerns and Prayer Requests
In case of pastoral emergencies, please contact Fr. Tom Baker at
785-670-0158 (call or text)oremail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please email any prayer requests to Karon Wintrode, and she will post them on Unison. email@example.com.
Our 2022 Vestry Members are: Paul Reed, Sr. Warden, Clarice Ewing, Jr. Warden, Sarah Smith, Kathy Mencer, Bonnie Eckel, Barb Belt and Tom Wojtas. Our Vestry Clerk is Janet Seifert; and our Treasurer is Tim Tatlock. Thank you all for your faithful service.
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.