May Crowning on May Day Sunday, May 1—before 9:00am Mass
All students, parents, and parishioners of St. Mary of Nazareth are invited to participate. Students that recently made their First Communion, please wear your First Communion attire. Please meet Jean Heger in the gathering area at 8:30am and bring a fresh flower to place at Mary’s statue. No RSVP needed—just come and join us!
The St. Vincent de Paul truck will be in the parking lot from 9am to 12;30pm. Spring clean and bring gently used donations to the truck on April 30th!!
Women\'s Association Food and Game Night
The St. Mary of Nazareth Women\'s Association will be celebrating the last meeting of the spring with a food and game night. We invite all women of the parish to join us to play Bunco and eat sub sandwiches and ice cream on Monday evening, May 2nd at 6:30pm in the Fireplace Room. Questions-Kristi Evans 515-979-3818.
First Friday Mass and Adoration
One way to \"Rediscover Jesus\" this season is to attend Mass on Friday, May 6th at 6:00 pm followed by Adoration until 8:30 pm. Bring a friend. You can read, pray, or listen to what He is calling you to do. Hope to see you there!
St. Mary of Nazareth is seeking a Music Minister for the children and youth of our parish.
This is a part time position. Please contact Deb Richards at 276-7589 in the Faith Formation office if you are interested.
Spring Blood Drive
On Thursday, May 26th St. Mary of Nazareth and Zion Lutheran are co-sponsoring a blood drive to be held in the St Mary of Nazareth parish hall. The drive will be held from 3:00 to 6:00pm. Blood donors are needed to help make the drive a success. The need for the blood is great and to donate is performing a very Christian service for the community. If you wish to donate, please contact David Miller at 270-1897 to schedule an appointment.
St. Mary’s Piecemakers
The women of St. Mary\'s are making quilts and blankets for the St. Joseph Emergency shelter. We will be working on the quilts on the second and fourth Thursdays from 4-9pm upstairs in the mansion. We are also asking for donations of 100% cotton fabric, batting, or cash to purchase supplies. You can leave the fabric in the boxes in the gathering area and leave cash donations at the office. If any questions call Louise Whitlow at 515-278-0024 or email lmw2101@yahoo.com.

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