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Reading Group Plans Upcoming Year's Reading List, June 11th, 11am

Join the Reading Group for a light brunch and lively discussion on June 11th, at 11am in the Parish Hall, when the next year's list of books to read will be debated. Bring your calendar, too, so hosts can be selected for each book. All categories are open, all ages are welcome. Bring your favorite brunch item to share to the Parish Hall, the ovens and a microwave are available to warm things up if necessary. Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

Rummage Sale is a huge success!

Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, who worked all ends of the Rummage Sale. We had a great turn out of folks donating their unwanted goods, and an army of people who showed up to clean, organize, price, and label those goodies for the rest of us of browse in delight. An extra special shout out to Oksana Snow, who was our general this year and marshaled the troops with grace under fire. Overall the Women of the Church raised in excess of $2500 for their efforts and yours, which will be money well spent in the coming year for all sorts of great projects around the church. For example, this past year WOTC fixed the upper bathrooms outside the kitchen with new toilets and tiling, paid

Burn Your Own Steak Night May 27th, 7pm

​ ​Same time, same channel... We'll even do the grillin' for ya! Bring your favorite piece of critter or veg-edible. We'll bring the know-how, the fire, and good company. Bring your favorite beverage and a side dish to share, or maybe a dessert. All ages welcome. Bon Appetit!

Rummage Sale, May 21st, 9am to 4pm, Parish Hall

The Women of the Church will be sponsoring a Rummage Sale on May 21st, 9am to 4pm, in the Parish Hall. A sneak peak Pre-Sale will also be available only to parishioners on May 20th, 5pm to 6:30pm. Sign up as a volunteer to organize, sort, or sell this Sunday, May 15, in the Narthex or call Oksana Snow at 492-2278 for more information. Drop off your items the week of May 15-May 20 after church on Sunday, or during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm, at St. Francis in the Parish Hall. If you need to drop off in the evening, contact Oksana.

Believing Thomas

musings on the church calendar from one who seldom doubts If you have ever used the following Grace before meals, then you might be interested to know more about its author: “ Come dear Jesus and be our guest And let this food by Thee be blest.” Nikolaus Zinzendorf was born May 26, 1700 in Dresden, Saxony. He was a descendant of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. His great grandfather had been an Imperial Count. The family of Nikolaus had been lords of the feudal system of the Wachau Area of The Danube River valley in Lower Austria. The Count’s son, Maximilian Erasmus Zinzendorf, had chosen to sell his possessions in Austria, and move away rather than be compelled to become a Roman Catholi