You 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 ahomehere at St Aidan’s!!!
Let Me Sing For My Beloved!
Our readings for Sunday, August 18, are: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56
Canticle 16: the Song Of Zechariah; Canticle 18: A Song To The Lamb
Remember: If you are unable to be at church on the Sunday you are assigned, please find a replacement - switch Sundays with someone.
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: Please email any prayer requests and other special prayer matters to Karon Wintrode and she will post them on Unison. firstname.lastname@example.org
Reminder: Daughters of the King - Saturday August 17 at 10 am
The next Daughters of the King meeting will be Saturday, August 17 at 10 am.
The Ladies' Book Club meets on August 18 at 5 pm
"Holy Envy"byBarbara Brown Taylor
For more information contact Kayte Salvagni
Johnson County Food Ministry - Center of Grace -August 22
Please pitch in and help serve the Community Meal at the Center of Grace, 520 S Harrison, Olathe,on Thursday, July 25. Cooks at 1 pm, servers at 5 pm, and clean-up crew at 6 pm. And be sure to bring those desserts to the church by noon on Thursday!!
Questions? See Barbara Belt
Stewardship Committee Meeting - August 22
There is a stewardship Committee Meeting on Thursday, August 22, at 7 pm.
Vacation Bible School - Saturday, August 24
St. Aidan's Vacation Bible School is on Saturday, August 24, from 9 am to 3 pm. Come to St. Aidan’s for a day of activities, games, and education used at this year’s MEGA Camp!
Annual Underwear Drive for Olathe Schools-A Huge Success!
We collected over 800 pair of underwear. I also was able to purchase some products for the high school girls. Thanks to everyone who donated to, or worked on, this worthwhile event. Kathy Mencer
Toiletry Items for Homeless Shelters
Know how good a cool shower feels on a warm 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.
The Calendar at St. Aidan's
Saturday, August 17
10 am - Daughters of the King Meeting
Sunday, August 18
9 am - Adult Forum - Agape
10 am - Children's Chapel and Nursery
10 am - Morning Worship with Deacon John Bullock
5 pm - Ladies' Book Club
Monday, August 19
7 pm - 12-Step Men's Group
Tuesday, August 20
8 pm - Al Anon
Thursday, August 22
Center of Grace: Cooks, 1 pm, Servers 5 pm, Clean-up Crew 6 pm
7 pm - Stewardship Meeting
8 pm - Al Anon
Looking Ahead in August. . .
Saturday, August 24: 9 am - 3 pm - Vacation Bible School
Sunday, August 25: 10 am - Fr. Kevin Schmidt, Eucharist and Preaching
Sunday, August 25: 11 am (After Worship) St. Aidan's Day Potluck