| Dear , |
was a marvelous miracle! The Emmanuel Tea Party came together
beautifully, with room for all, food galore, extraordinary costumes
& commentary, and a bountiful boutique. Thanks be to God, and thanks
to all who helped!
With much love,
Fr. Rob and Mo. Lyn
Emmanuel Tasty Tea Triumph!
big THANK YOU to all the people who made the dream of the Emmanuel Tea
Fundraiser a possibility. Thanks to Mary Jane Bonilla who coordinated
everything, Jean Eden and all her models, the servers, culinary wizards
and those who helped with setup, cleanup, and takedown, as well as all
those who contributed their creativity for the boutique. You were all
marvelous! We don't have the figures back yet, but it looks like we
raised somewhere around $3000 for Emmanuel. Thanks be to God!
Poinsettias Arriving at Emmanuel!
Armstrong Garden Centers have offered the Emmanuel Community Demonstration Garden the opportunity to purchase florist-quality Poinsettias as a fund raiser.
can order a 6-inch sized pot, with 6 to 8 blooms, for $10. Or you can
choose the 8-inch size, with almost twice the blooms, for $25. (Only
available in traditional red.) Armstrong poinsettias are famous for
their high quality - "they last and last and last!"
Also available are Mixed Fir Wreaths,
noble, pine, and juniper with pinecones, in 20-inch and 28-inch sizes.
They sell for $17 and $25 respectively. The wreaths are dipped in a safe
product to preserve their freshness and lovely pine fragrance.
church normally purchases 12-14 6-inch poinsettias, 2-4 8-inch
poinsettias, and 4 wreaths to use in decorating the church for
Christmas. This fundraiser is an opportunity for you to support Emmanuel
by placing an order for the church when you order poinsettias and
wreaths for your home.
will be accepting orders until November 14 for delivery the week of
December 8. For more information call Lorra and Gordon at 714-525-5578
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: Everyone
is invited to come to Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Friday, October 24,
at 6:30PM to watch 'October Sky'. It's the inspiring true story of NASA
scientist Homer Hickam, who begins life as a West Virginia coal miner's
son. Inspired by Sputnik, Homer overcomes a poor education, a tough
father and a series of misfires to build his own rocket and reach for
the stars. Admission is free, the company is great, and there are
BOOK STUDY for
"The Religious Potential of the Child" hosted by Ginger Cash and Amy
Kremer. Please join us on Thursday evenings at 7pm to explore the
treasures contained in this book which can be purchased through
cgsusa.or or Amazon.com. We'll begin on October 16 and meet for 6 weeks.
We know you'll be blessed!
Gene Cantwell created an awesome video of the Blessing of the Animals. Here is the link: Blessing of the Animals
Need offering envelopes for next year? Let Kathy Palmer, our bookkeeper know by emailing her at email@example.com
"A Touch of Grace." Discover Peace and direction in your Life by learning a virtual Labyrinth walk led by Fr. Paul.
The seminar will be held on the second Saturday of each month, from 11:00 AM PDT to 01:00 PM PDT.
Also ... Fr. Paul will lead a fifteen minute walk on the first and third Sundays in October at noon in the Parish Hall.
Photo of the Week
Edmond boys joined other men in the congregation to help serve tea and
treats for the event last Saturday. They worked hard, but enjoyed a
little playful fun with their mom's hat after the festivities were over!
"The Religious Potential of the Child"
Started: October 16, 7pm
6 Thursday evenings
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
October 24 at 6:30pm
Second Saturday of the month
First and Third Sundays
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Saturdays at 9am in Havermale Hall.
Parachute Group (support for those unemployed)
7pm Havermale Hall
10am: Prayer & Thanks
10:30: Bible Study
7am Prayers and Communion
8am Breakfast at Coco's