August 6/7, 2011 - Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time Pilgrimage Possibility Harvest Dinner/Dance Save this date: Oct 8th Bring a friend and join us for a great time at Bishop Kelly for the Dinner/Dance catered by Goodwood Barbeque. Live music! Ticket sales begin Sept 9/10 Wish List for Items or Services for Silent Auction: Fall and/or Spring Yard Cleanup • Zoo Boise-One year family pass, $79 • Idaho Historical Society Family Membership, $60 (unlimited access) • Museum & Old Pen tours for 2 adults & all children under 18, plus other discounts • Steelhead or Idaho Stampede Clothing • Bogus Creek Outfitter Dinner Sleigh Ride for 2. This item is $79 per person - gift certificate available at www.bogus creek • If you would like to donate funds to go towards a raffle item call Dawn, 949-1797 • Baskets for auction items • Gutter Cleaning • Chimney Cleaning • Heating System Check • Next Harvest Dinner/Dance meeting, Aug 11, 7PM. Marymount Hermitage Handmade Gifts Sister M Beverly from Marymount Hermitage in Mesa, Idaho will be at Risen Christ after each Mass on Aug 13 & 14 to sell the handmade gift items form the Hermit Sisters. Sale transactions with cash or checks only. Proceeds support the Hermit Sisters of Mary in their life of prayer. Stewardship - A Way of Life Fiscal Year: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 From July 1 to July 31 * Parish Income ** Parish Expenses Actual $ 55,141 $ 64,843 Budget $ 63,780 $ 63,780 * Income includes Sunday and Mortgage Payment collections ** Expenses include Parish Operating Costs and Mortgage For the past few weeks there have been a number of requests for a pilgrimage. I’m open to the possibility of leading one & would like feedback as to where potential pilgrims would like to go, & dates that would work the best. Generally, it seems that there is interest in visiting Italy, in particular Rome, as well as possibly Fatima. Scheduling wise, it also seems that Feb or March of 2012 is feasible. If you are interested & have ideas, email Fr Chase, [email protected] RCIA Team - Adult Catholics are needed to be part of the RCIA team. In order to help, you need to be comfortable in sharing your Catholic faith; be willing to attend weekly meetings (most of the time); be willing to study & help with presentations when needed. Questions or more info contact Kris Hooker, 562-8681 or [email protected] Holiday Bazaar at Risen Christ on Nov 12th Still Room For A Few More Tables For more info call: Nancy Stump, 323-7644 or Ann Willeman, 288-1586 Baptism Preparation Class Thursday, August 18 at Risen Christ for parish members who hope to celebrate baptism of an infant & children to age 7. Call parish office is you wish to attend. Parish Events August 10 - RCIA, 7PM 11 - Adoration & Reconciliation, 6PM Mass 7:30PM 13/14 - Marymount Sisters Gift Sales, FOLLOWS EACH MASS 17 - Pastoral Council, 7PM 17 - St Vincent de Paul, 7PM 18 - Baptism Prep Class, 7PM Religious Education September 11 - Religious Ed & Youth Ministry Begins 18 - Vocations visit with Fr Caleb! Detailed Religious Ed, Youth Ministry Info Questions/to volunteer call Mark, 362-6584 ext 410 Afternoon Session, Preschool - Grade 3 Evening Session, Grades 4 - 12 High School Lock-In is on! We begin on Fri, Aug 19 at 6PM & finish up Sat morning at 9:30AM. If you have not RSVPed to Mark yet please do it soon! We’ll stay the night here at Risen Christ. You will need to bring a sleeping bag, Rosary, snack to share with the group & all the things required for an overnight stay. The cost is $8 per youth & you can bring one friend. We will have dinner together on Fri evening & breakfast Sat morning. Please RSVP to mhenry @risenchristboise.org or call 362-6584 x 410 as soon as you know so we can have enough food for all. Thanks, I hope to see you there! Your help is needed for the 2011-2012 Religious Ed year. We have a new PRESCHOOL Catechist & now we only need Catechists for Kindergarten this upcoming year. Training & materials are provided. If you are interested in the very rewarding ministry please contact Mark in the office. I hope your summer is going great and I look forward to seeing you all again soon!!! Remember This Date- September 11 Religious Ed & Youth Ministry Begins Volunteers Urgently Needed for the 10:30 coffee hour. Call the parish office, 362-6584 Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation and Mass Adoration & Reconciliation, held each Thurs, 6PM with Mass at 7:30PM. Reconciliation also available upon request. Risen Christ appreciates advertisers who make printing the bulletin Ringert Law David P Claiborne Attorneyu at Law James P Kaufman Estate Planning 455 South Third St. Boise 83702 342-4591 [email protected] Health News - Health Ministry “I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you.” 3 John 1:2 Give your family the gift of your good health. Take a look at your health habits, think about the Center for Disease Control’s recommendations, & find areas that you can change for the better. To avoid debilitating disease & to live longer, don’t use tobacco, be physically active, eat a balanced diet, maintain a healthy weight, manage your stress, take safety precautions at home & work, take medication as needed, & participate in health screenings. Your family will thank you. Blood Pressure Screening–Sunday, August 7th after 8:30 Mass in parish nurse office Weekday Liturgy Schedule Week of August 7th Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Friday at 8:30 A M Thursday at 7:30 P M Risen Christ Gardeners Each Sunday morning we distribute the fresh vegetable produce that God graces us with. We share with our community after the Sunday morning Masses & also with the food bank at St Vincent de Paul. We harvest each Saturday morning to assure that it is the freshest & most nutritious. We try to do this as families dedicated to loving together as Christ directed. Regrettably last Saturday we had no workers to harvest & therefore were unable to share on Sunday morning. We need help. If you would like to join us in harvesting and/ or in the garden, call or sign up for the Gardening group. We do much more than just vegetable gardening. We also grow a flower garden for church decorations & are expanding our fruit trees. We sponsor the very successful Welcoming vegetarian-from-our-garden Dinner for new families at Risen Christ, scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept 24, which is open to all parish members & intended to introduce & honor new members of our parish. We also put on a Pumpkin Carving Pot Luck the weekend before Halloween (Oct 20) where we carve the garden’s pumpkins & have family fun. You and/or your family can be involved in any or all of these activities. Working together we all grow together. God works in all our lives but our work is giving back to God through our community. Please join us harvesting with Fr Chase on Sat morning Sept 13 & find out how great our community can be. God bless you. Weeb Martin Around Town Searching For A Job? Come to a Workshop! 9AM-4PM, Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13 at St Mark’s Faith Formation Room! Where are you now? Where do you want to go? Where do you want to be? Get assistance in presenting yourself to find ways to search for a job. Everyone is invited! If you know someone—please pass the information on! RSVP so we know how many people to prepare for. Call Phyllis Sawyer at the parish office, 375-6651, to be included!
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