NeverTheLess - August 25, 2019

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NeverTheLess – August 25, 2019


Welcome To All, especially if you are visiting us today. We are delighted to have you here.  If you are visiting, we invite you to fill out a pew card and put it in the plate.

Duncan Memorial Invites You   to a Hymn Sing on Saturday, September 28, 3 PM.  Join the Randolph-Macon and Ashland Communities for an afternoon of singing and celebrating.  Special performances also offered by area choirs and RMC’s InTONEnation.  A reception will follow the performance.  The program offering will be donated to ACES.

Ashland Christian Emergency Center (ACES)   we have a bin in the hallway dedicated to donations to ACES; pinned up above the bin is a current list of items ACES folks need most.  Also, ACES is recruiting drivers for Hanover Senior Rides, a volunteer transportation program for seniors.  If you’d like to know more, please call (804) 543.6115.

Hanover Safe Place   is asking for school supplies for the children of their clients.  There is a marked box in the hallway outside the office if you’d like to contribute.  Hanover Safe Place will retrieve the box and its contents during the week of August 25.  Thank you for your generous hearts.

Coming Soon:

  • September 4:  Father Rock’s Book Group – “Life of Pi”
  • September 8:  Children’s Formation Open House; Parish Picnic
  • September 15:  Vestry Coffee Pot on Safety Protocols; Blessing of the 4thQ Space
  • September 20-22: Parish Retreat at Shrine Mont
  • September 29:  Stewardship Kick-off; Contemplative Service resumes
  • October 6:  Blessing of the Animals
  • October 13:  Bluegrass Mass resumes
  • November 3:  Stewardship Celebration Lunch
  • November 13: Celebration of New Ministry
  • November 23: Ashland Stew, Brew, and Blue Fest



PRAYER LIST – August 25, 2019 (people added this week are in italics)

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:  Pray for the Acolytes and Eucharistic Ministers, and members of Altar Guilds and Flower Guilds

Anglican Cycle of Prayer:  Pray for the Anglican Church of South America The Most Revd Gregory James Venables - Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America & Bishop of Argentina

Metro Richmond Cycle of Prayer:  We pray for the workplaces and businesses of Metropolitan Richmond: For full employment opportunities for our young people and heads of families, for the long-term unemployed, and for the under-employed.

For our parishioners requesting our prayers:  GUS Miller, PAT Funk, DICK Harman, ERIN Yagla, STEWART Dishman, DON Jones, JOANIE Burgoyne, ANNA Stiles, BILL Blakemore, WILBUR Lawrence,  MARK FitzHugh, JAN Meacham, BOBBIE Street

For those serving in the diplomatic corps, the military, and as missionaries: KEMPER Jones, GREG Ericksen, MATTHEW Thomas, PHILIP Morison, JAMES Ashley, ANDREW Brunson

Relatives & Friends: ANNE MARIE Fisher (friend of the Jones family); WILL Holman (friend of the SJTL Parish); AUBREY Fletcher (friend of Ann and Wilbur Lawrence); TOM Slaughter (brother of Ann Lawrence); DAVID Willis (friend of the parish and the Ashland community); JAMIE Hopkins (brother of Ron Hopkins); DOREEN Welfel (sister of Dawn Stockbridge); DONNA Hoffman (friend of Ginny and Karl Meyer); DONNA Jerome Schumacher and her son, TRAVIS (friends of Margaret Rush); ERIN van Horne (friend of Marcia and Dale Hill); AMELIE (friend of Steve and Naomi Pace); CONSTANCE Geisenderfer (mother of Kathy Marshall); SUSAN Johnston (friend of the SJTL parish); CHRIS Duvall (friend of Doris Hassell); Rev. MARK Holland, St. Stephen’s Baptist (friend of Father Rock); LARRY Gilman (friend of Alice Cobb), MEREDITH Moon (mother of Cami Stiles); IAN McIntyre (family of Fran McConnell); AUSTIN Jolly (friend of Dale & Marcia Hill); JIM Barry (friend of Kimette Cannady); BILL Sherrod (friend of Cathy Bach-McElroy); DONNA Willson Womack (friend of Doris and Harry Hassell); ARCHIE Keys (friend of Ron Hopkins); JEANIE Thompson Miller (friend of Betty Moore); TROYE S. (friend of Hilarie Street Koch); ELIZABETH Attkisson (mother of Erin Cobb); CHARLES Miles (friend of Monroe Reece); WORTH Higgins (friend of Monroe Reece); JOSI Riederer Von Paar (friend of Karen & Paul Davies); JERRY Lane (brother-in-law of Doris and Harry Hassell)

The altar flowers today are given by Ginny and Karl Meyer in love and celebration of their 58th wedding anniversary.

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