.THE CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER – SARASOTA, FLORIDA The Second Sunday after the Epiphany (Yr B RCL) 18 Janu January 2015 2015 WELCOME VISITORS! VISITORS Sunday School meets weekly – 2 & 3 yr olds through 12th grade, 10:10AM. Need directions to your classroom? Ask an usher, or check check the "Sunday commun nion School Map" in the narthex. Teachers and students receive commu first, and head right to class. The Church of the Redeemer is delighted to have you with us today to share in our mission to know, love, worship and obey our Lord Jesus Christ. Whether this is your first, second, or third visit, please help us welcome you by wearing a visitor name tag found inside the parish brochure in the pew racks in front of you. We also invite you to join us for coffee and Christian fellowship after the services on the veranda (weather permitting) or inside Gillespie Hall. Look for the Welcome Table in Gillespie Hall. As you exit the front of the church, simply follow the pathway to your right, past our Rose Garden, and around to the veranda and Gillespie Hall. If you would like to receive more information about our services, ministries, and mission, or to be placed on our mailing list, please fill out the Visitor Card attached to the visitor name tag, and place it in the offering plate, or hand it to an usher, and be sure to come to the Welcome Table in Gillespie Hall. We hope you will choose to return to the Church of the Redeemer and invite you to call on us at any time (955.4263) or visit our website (www.redeemersarasota.org). This week . . . The Parish Office will be closed tomorrow, 19 January, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. St. Mary’s women’s group invites all women to hear Linda Robinson share her reflections on the Robinsons’ recent sabbatical, Tuesday, 20 January, at 10:30 AM (after Mass) in Gillespie Hall. Coffee and tea will be provided, and you are welcome to bring finger food to share. Please let Jill Stockton know if you are coming at 378.8098 or [email protected] This week at LOGOS we’ll look at Mary and Martha of Bethany and the “Heroic Caregiving” they demonstrated. We’ll see if we can discover a modern-day hero who demonstrates the same, and talk about what kind of superheroes we can be for God. LOGOS, Redeemer’s mid-week event for children grades K-5th, 4-6:30, includes Bible study, playtime, study hall, worship through the arts (choir, art, or Suzuki prep), and dinner. Tuition is $50 and limited scholarships are available. For more information, contact Laura Valek, 2014-15 LOGOS chair, [email protected] ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INFORMATION Today . . . At the Rector’s Class at 10:15, Father Robinson will continue our Essential Bible Stories with “John the Baptist.” Bridge to the Word, a small group adult Sunday School class, meets today in Room 207 above Gillespie Hall, 10:10–10:40 AM. Please join us! Volunteers from the Episcopal Thrift House will be on hand on the veranda today, between the 9 and 11 o'clock masses, to promote our cause and to encourage those not yet involved to join us. Please drop by, introduce yourself, and see how you can take your place. Commitments can be one or two three-hour shifts a month. Check out the book shop table in Gillespie Hall where you'll find books recommended by your clergy for your winter reading. Fathers Robinson, Marsden, Wilson, and Bumsted have chosen three books each, and they will be available in stock or by special order. Don't miss this opportunity to read something from your clergies' bookshelves! Please join us for Solemn Evensong today at 5:15 PM. The music will celebrate compositions of Leo Sowerby, former organist/choirmaster of St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Chicago. The service will be Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in D. The anthem will be Toccata on AGO for organ, brass, and tympani. “Team Redeemer" and the Ringling Bridge Walk/Run: We thank organizers Amy Buck and Cathy Brush, and all who participated. Our trademark red shirts were seen by all! Next week . . . Parish Office (941.955.4263) 222 South Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236 email: [email protected] website: www.redeemersarasota.org Annual Parish Meeting . . . The Annual Parish Meeting will be on Sunday morning, 25 January. We will begin the second mass of the day at 8:45 instead of 9:00 AM and we will begin the third mass of the day at 11:15, rather than at 11:00. Both the 9 and the 11 o’clock masses will be shortened in order to accommodate the meeting which will begin at 9:45 AM and end at 11:00 AM. Make plans now to be present for this important meeting. We will be electing new members of the Vestry, each of whom will serve a three year term, from the 9 AM, 11 AM, and 1 PM congregations. The Nominating Committee presents the following slate of nominees for the Vestry for 2015: From the 9:00 AM congregation (elect two) Georgina Clamage, Raul Elizalde, Kristin Morton, Jim Powers From the 11 AM congregation (elect one) Harold Freeman, Gussie Haeffner From the 1:00 PM congregation Hector Antezana Nurseries will be open, and activities for children and youth (under 16) will be provided in Gillespie Hall. The Sarasota High School Chamber Chorus will appear in concert at Redeemer next Sunday, 25 January, at 7:30 PM. Future events . . . Calling all Men! Join Men of Redeemer for a new men's study series from Family Life, Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood, which defines true manhood and challenges men at each step of life's journey, calling on men to reject passivity and embrace courage. Starting on 29 January, the study will be held on Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:15 AM in Gillespie Hall. MOR will be signing men up on the veranda after the 9 AM mass. For information contact Jeff Kern [email protected] or phone 356.9516. Many thanks to all of you who made the last Blood Drive successful by exceeding the 10-unit requirement to keep the Blood Drive at Redeemer. Please note that the next Blood Drive will be Sunday, 1 February 2015, from 8:15 AM to 12:45 PM. Donors may earn points to redeem for valuable merchandise and gift cards from the Suncoast Blood Bank online Donor Rewards Store. Inquirers’ classes begin on Tuesday, 3 February 2015. This clergy-led class is an eight-week presentation about the uniqueness of the Episcopal Church. Liturgy, history, rule of life, and other important aspects of living life as a Christian in the Anglican tradition are subjects dealt with in this class. If you intend to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation as an adult, or to be received into this Communion, this course of instruction is required. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 PM, in Rooms 202-204. If you are interested in attending, please call the parish office, 955.4263, or email [email protected] Annual Outdoor Movie: Redeemer's Outdoor Movie on the Lawn is back on Friday, 13 February, 5:30 PM, Parish Lawn. Families with Children will again host this event, complete with the oneand-only "Popcorn Man." For dinner this year, EYC is joining in, hosting a Chili Competition between Father Robinson and Father Bumsted! Sample the chili, and vote for your favorite. All proceeds go to Redeemer's Youth Ministry fund. So who will win? Father Fred? Father David? Time will tell! Please bring a dessert to share, and the beverage of your choice. Movie: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” St. Mary's will attend the Church of the Nativity Annual English Flower Festival and Tea on Saturday, 21 February. Meet at Nativity Parish Hall, 5900 Lockwood Ridge Rd. (just SE of University Parkway) at 11:30 AM for Tea ($14) and then move into the church to see the flowers and stay on for the music at 1 PM. All women are welcome to join us. For more information call Jill Stockton, 378.8098. "Lent with Lazarus: Unbound and Let Go!" Mark your calendars for Redeemer's annual Lenten retreat on 21 February, which will be led again this year by Father Charleston at DaySpring Conference Center in Parrish. The retreat begins with mass at 9:00 AM, features a series of spoken meditations by Father Charleston, includes lunch and time for spiritual direction, as well as confession, and ends promptly at 2:30 PM. The outdoor Stations of the Cross will be available after closing prayers for those who wish to walk them. The cost of the retreat is $18.00, which includes a generous lunch. Register by visiting redeemersarasota.org. Space will be limited to the first 50 who register. Your attention please . . . Valet parking will soon be available on Sunday mornings! Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, we will begin offering complimentary valet parking on Sunday mornings from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The valet attendants will be located at the Palm Avenue entrance to the parish. This new service is ideal for those who are infirm and for families with children, as well as others who enjoy the convenience of valet parking. Stay tuned for more details. † WEEK OF 18 January 2015 † Sundays, Nursery: infants & toddlers, during 9 & 11 AM, 1 PM masses Children’s Chapel and Sunday School K-12th during 9 AM mass Daily Morning Prayer – 8:30 AM (except Sunday) Daily Evening Prayer – 5:15 PM (except Saturday & Sunday) Sunday 2 Epiphany EUCHARIST– 7:30, 9:00, & 11:00 AM; 1 PM (Spanish) Rector’s Class, 10.15 AM, Gillespie Hall Gift Shoppe open after the 9 and 11 AM Masses Bridge to the Word, 10:15 AM, Room 207 Solemn Evensong, 5:15 PM Senior EYC youth (gr 9-12), 6:30 PM, North Wall, Gillespie Hall Monday THE CONFESSION OF SAINT PETER THE APOSTLE (Tr) EUCHARIST – 10:00 AM NA, 7:30 AM, Noon, & 7 PM, Sunday School Wing Holiday – Parish Office Closed Tuesday Fabian, Bishop and Martyr of Rome, 250 EUCHARIST – 10:00 AM NA, 7:30 AM & Noon, Sunday School Wing Lectionary Bible Study, Noon, Room 205 ALPHA, 6:00 PM, Gillespie Hall NA, 7 PM, Sunday School Wing Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 25 January Agnes, Martyr at Rome, 304 EUCHARIST – 7:30 & 10:00 AM Men’s Christian Leadership Concepts, 6-8 AM, Eva Pope Room NA, 7:30 AM & Noon, Sunday School Wing St. Mary’s women’s group – meet for mass at 10:00 AM Gift Shoppe open 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM LOGOS (gr K-5), 4:00-6:30 PM, Gillespie Hall Suzuki Prep (gr K-1), 5:00-5:45 PM, Sarah Oster Room Westminster Choir (gr 2-5), 5-5:45 PM, Music Room Youth Confirmation (gr 7), 4:30 PM, Turner-Dabney Room Junior EYC youth (gr 6-8), 6:00 PM, Upper Room Beth Moore Women’s Bible Study, 6:30 PM, 2nd Grade Room Vincent, Deacon of Saragossa, and Martyr, 304 EUCHARIST – 10:00 AM NA, 7:30 AM & Noon, Sunday School Wing Needlepoint Group, 10:00 AM, Eva Pope Room 9 AM Choir Rehearsal, 7-9 PM, Music Room. Phillips Brooks, Bishop of Massachusetts, 1893 EUCHARIST with Anointing For Healing – 10 AM NA, 7:30 AM & Noon, Sunday School Wing Youth Bible Studies, 6:15 AM, Various Locations Men’s Prayer Breakfast, 7:15 AM Order of St. Luke, 9:00 AM, Eva Pope Room Ordination of Florence Li Tim-Oi, 1944 EUCHARIST – 10:00 AM Men’s Prayer Group, 7:30 AM, Eva Pope Room Confessions, 11 AM, High Altar (Father Strohm) Quinceñera, 2:30 PM EUCHARIST with Anointing For Healing – 5:30 PM EUCHARIST– 7:30, 8:45, & 11:15 AM; 1 PM (Spanish) Annual Parish Meeting, 9:45 – 11:00 AM, Church Activities for children & youth during the meeting, Gillespie Hall Senior EYC youth (gr 9-12), 6:30 PM, North Wall, Gillespie Hall Sarasota High School Chamber Choir Concert, 7:30 PM The parish family extends its sympathy to Rob Lewis and his family in the death of his grandmother, Pauline Richardson. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace, and may light perpetual shine upon them. The parish family extends its sympathy to Barbara Hartman and her family in the death of her husband, John Edward Hartman. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace, and may light perpetual shine upon them. Redeemer EYC . . . Contact: [email protected] EYC IS MORE THAN A YOUTH GROUP! It’s a way to explore your faith as a student here at Redeemer. We’re having an incredible time building a piece of the Kingdom together here in SRQ! Invite your friends so they don’t miss out on things like Problems and Solutions and Thuriball! SR EYC MEETS TONIGHT! Come meet us tonight at 6:30PM until 8:00PM to see what we’ve got up our sleeves! Don’t miss it! COFFEE AND COMMUNITY is talking about C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters! High Schoolers, you can jump in anytime and we’d love to have you and hear your thoughts! Let Fr. David know if you’d like a copy of the book! See you at 4:00pm on Tuesday at Pastry Art on Main St! JR EYC MEETS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT! Come see us this Wednesday night at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM to pray, pizza, and play some games. FRIDAY MORNINGS ARE NOT FOR SLEEPING. They are for hanging out with the best people ever. At 6:15 AM on Fridays, we’re reading Scripture together and having the best breakfasts in town. We’ll get you out the door in time for school! Sounds crazy but it’s awesome. Talk to Fr. David ASAP if you haven’t made it out to see us yet! ALL EYC are invited on Wednesday, 21 Jan, for a special conversation with Bishop Smith! He’ll join us for the evening to tell us about a time he Put God First, and then we’ll see if we can’t get him to play whatever game we come up with! Come hang! Other important dates for EYC: ☻1/21 Visit from Bishop Smith at Jr EYC (all EYC invited) ☻2/27 Roller skating with St. Boniface youth Students! Ever have a question about church stuff and then forgot to ask when you got to EYC? Ask away with #eycsupwith to our [email protected] or Instagram redeemereyc! Please note . . . Experience the Joy of the Magi: Have your home or office blessed in the season after the Epiphany! "On coming to the house, they saw the Child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him" (Matthew 2:11). It is customary for homes (and offices) to be blessed throughout the season after Epiphany. A short and dignified liturgy performed by a member of the Redeemer clergy, these blessings sacramentally set apart your home or office for Christian use throughout the new year. Please contact Father Charleston ([email protected]) to have your home or office blessed by a priest on staff. Visits may be scheduled at any time and create the ideal opportunity to share God's blessing with friends, colleagues, and family. Contributions to our Caritas Food Pantry are always welcome and very much needed by people in our community. Thank you to all who so faithfully contribute to that ministry. There is a large box in the narthex for pantry items. † † † REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS † † † Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Canterbury, England: London - The Rt. Rev. & Rt. Hon Richard John Carew Chartres; London - Edmonton The Rt. Rev. Peter William Wheatley; London - Fulham - The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Mark Richard Baker; London - Kensington - The Rt. Rev. Paul Gavin Williams; London – Stepney - The Rt. Rev. Adrian Newman; London - Willesden - The Rt. Rev. Peter Allan Broadbent Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: Holy Spirit, Osprey; Holy Spirit, Safety Harbor; Nativity, Sarasota; Redeemer, Sarasota; Grace Church, Tampa; Clergy spouses and widows of the Diocese of Southwest Florida Those celebrating their birthdays today: Ken Bailey, Edward Bermudez, Zachary Maulfair, Lois Simons Repose of the soul for: Lois Salisbury, Marian Greene, Joann Claus, Tania Hadzaman Safe travel: Elvira Lindemann ††† The Chapel Sanctuary Candle is given in honor of our Lord's Presence in the Blessed Sacrament in loving memory of William Horn. The Altar Flowers are given to the glory of God in loving memory of Latimer H. Turner and Agnes Thoman. I publish the Banns of Marriage between Erin Berg of Gainesville, Florida, and Patrick Cleveland of Gainesville, Florida . If any of you know just cause why they may not be joined together in Holy Matrimony, you are bidden to declare it. This is the second time of asking. The BMO Harris Bank parking garage garage is available for church parking on Sundays until 1:00 PM. The garage is locked at that time, and any cars left inside will be locked in. The nursery for infants and toddlers is available during the 9 and 11 AM masses every Sunday. Those persons who find find it difficult to come to the altar to receive Holy Communion are asked to inform one of the ushers, who will then see that Communion is brought to your pew. If you have fami family members in the active military please call the parish office to have them put on our prayer list. Listening devices for the hearinghearing-impaired may be obtained from an usher. The Hard of Hearing Assistance System operates on a frequency of 72.9 for those whose hearing aids have the capability to pick it up. For those who have a T-Coil receiver in their hearing aid, Redeemer has an Induction Loop system installed. Personal earbuds may be purchased in the parish office. A CD recording of today’s service may be ordered through the parish office, 955.4263. GlutenGluten-free communion wafers are available: Sundays, 7:30 AM Mass – high altar; 9:00 and 11:00 AM Masses – chapel altar. Indicate your need to the priest administering the host. Visit our bulletin board inside Gillespie Hall on the wall outside the kitchen for information about your parish family, upcoming events, and volunteer opportunities. Contact Carolyn Peet, [email protected], or 955.4263 if you have something you think belongs on our bulletin board. Check out our website, redeemersarasota.org, to learn all the latest news and information you need to be connected to your parish. Look for the parish calendar for details on current events.
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