8th Grade Faith Formation Class of St. Mary’s Service Project
As one of four service projects, this group will be helping the Johnston Partnership for A Healthy Community by coordinating a supply drive from Oct. 19 thru Nov. 2. They are in need of: soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, toilet paper, diapers, etc.. Items can be brought on Wednesdays or weekend. To arrange special pickups, contact Jolene Goodman at 326-0082.
St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar Needs...
Quart size canning jars are needed for the homemade vegetable beef soup made by the ladies for the bazaar. Feel free to drop them by the parish office during office hours between now and the first week of November.
St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church is seeking a part-time music minister and a part-time Adult Faith Formation Coordinator Read more...
GALZ—Tuesday, October 25th 6:30pm in the Fireplace Room
Our speaker this month is Julia Manning, a survivor of sexual assault. In addition to speaking about this all too common experience in our youth culture, Julia will also share how God helped her to forgive her attacker, bringing light to a dark event. All women of the parish are invited to attend GALZ! Please RSVP to Deb Richards (276-7589) no later than October 24th.
On Thursday, November 3rd, the churches of St. Mary of Nazareth, St. James Lutheran, 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 6:00 pm. If you wish to donate, please contact David Miller at 270-1897 to schedule an appointment.
Crafters Wanted for St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar
The Christmas at the Mansion Bazaar is looking for vendors to sell their homemade craft items at this year’s bazaar scheduled for November 12th. The deadline for receiving vendor registrations is September 30th. Please contact either Margaret McKelvey (278-9539) or Teri Henkels (979-2441 evenings) for further information.
Life Chain Sunday/Respect Life Sunday is October 2nd and 40 Days for Life runs from September 25th to November 6th. Read more...
Maggie\'s Farewell Reception
Please join us to congratulate Maggie on her marriage, say goodbye, and thank her for all she has done for St. Mary\'s and our high school youth. A reception will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 6-8pm in the Fireplace Room. You will also get to meet her new husband Jon. Light snacks will be provided. All are invited!
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