This Week's Announcements

Greetings from St. Michael's

This week’s Scripture is from:

Rev. 19:16
"On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords."

Bible Translation: English Standard Version (ESV)

You will find 'Meditating For Success' on our website under the 'Ministry' heading. The weekly Scripture verse will be posted there along with previous weeks. Memorization is really a preparation for meditation. As we meditate on Scripture, before going to sleep at night, we get the benefits and insights from the Word that God wants us to have. Our brain will work on it while we are sleeping. And in the morning, meditate before getting up. This powerful instruction from the Lord brings great spiritual results in our lives.

This week:

Wednesday 11/20       7:00 PM Bible Study in downstairs' conference room
Friday 11/22                7:00 PM Prayer Service

 

This Coming Sunday,  November 24, the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Liturgical Calendar for Sunday Readings
click here:   Sunday  readings 

Sun 11/24
 8:00 AM    Worship and Holy Communion 
10:00 AM  Worship and Holy Communion - with hymns
4:00 PM    Dwyer Hall Reserved (outside group/every Sunday)

Mon 11/25
6:00 PM   Dwyer Hall Reserved (outside group/every Monday)

Tue 11/26
6:00 PM   Dwyer Hall Reserved (outside group/every Tuesday)

Wed 11/27
7:00 PM   Bible Study (downstairs)

Fri 11/29
7:00 PM   Prayer Meeting

Sat 11/30
9:30 AM meet and help prepare & serve lunch
11:00 AMgather at the Prayer Table and Greet Visitors ~ 498 CLINTON AVE, ALBANY


DIOCESAN PRAYER LIST 

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer Pray for the Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury) The Rt Revd Timothy Thornton - Bishop to the Forces and Bishop to the Falkland Islands. In our Diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray daily for for vitality in every parish; Bill our bishop; Dan our retired bishop; Dan our rector; Karen, our deacon:

NOVEMBER

Daily:  For our Bishop and for the Lord to raise up apostolic priests

20 For Christ to truly reign in all our hearts

21 All Missionaries far away from home

22 For the Standing Committee, Diocesan Council, and Trustees

23 The Rev’d Lynne Crimi, The Rev’d Ana Maria Rivera-Georgescu & The Rev’d Ray Rockwell  on their birthday

24 For the Great Commission and the Great Commandment as personal foundations

25 Rural Parishes

26 Non-parochial Clergy

27 The Rev’d Bradley Jones on his birthday

St. Michael’s ‘Praise & Prayerline’ 

Whenever you would like prayer either for yourself or someone else, send an email to us at:  stmichaelsprayerline@gmail.com .  Simply state your request, and we will send it - just as you word it - to others on our Praise & Prayerline.  This will add you as a future recipient of prayer requests made by others. You are invited to join us in intercessory prayer for others.

Members of St. Michael's

Ruth Smith                       Donald Smith                    Ace Anderson
Peg Barkley                     Clearice Harris                  Mark Pasko                     
Estelle Carson                 Leona Tripp                       Josh Unverhau                 
Annette Peer                   Doris Caulfield                   Walter Unverhau 
Ben Unverhau                 Sarge Groncki                   John Wolcott
Janet Lindemann             Marie Matsen                    Beryl Scrafford
Kim Holland                     Carol Ridolfo

Susan                                                            

Friends & Family

Ray and family (Mary P)                                      Egan, Karen, Jenny (LA)
Christine (Louise C.)                                            Mike C. (JK)
Jude Lasher & Chris (StM)                                   Hanna B. & Kyle (NM)
Louise Franks (Susan B.)                                     René Lass, John Wrenn & Bill Paradowski (Dave U)
Brittany & Bob (StM)                                             Cheryl (BM)
John & Jan (Alice H)                                             Ann C. (Susan)
MaryAnne, Regina, Carol G., Kathy (DB)             Barb, Ray, Gail Harris (Diane B.)
Megan, Theresa, Jane, Paul & Bruce (Keimer’s) Mona C., Leslie E. (Trant’s)
Jane Gottwald, Jake, Lexi (Malcolms)                  Arlene J. & Debbie M. (Connie D.)
Kyle, Carol, Jim, Markel, Nick & Families (KD)    Elizabeth Fitzgerald (Carol R.)
Liz Condon, Courtney Austin (Tim & April)           Diane Fredette (Mindy & Jim Jubert)
Janet Morales (Peg & Wes Barkley)                     Hailey, Jacob, & Emily B. (StM)
Jen, Jimmy & Matt's Friend (Linda B)                   Sara Stein's mother (Trudy TS)
John Bruschi, Patricia Matthews, John Rock        )

(Jim K.)


‚ÄčCollege Students
Carrie, Patrick, Kate, Elle, Josh, Jenette, Corynn, Caitlin, Jonathan

 
Relatives & Friends Serving Our Country
PFC Michael Benjamin, USMC & 2nd LT. Will Doynow, US Army
   ~
 Unverhau family friend
Maj. Mike Lasher, USAF & Maj. Amy Lasher USAF
  ~ April Austin’s Nephew & Niece
1st Lt. Andrew Bettinger, USAF
  ~ Lenore Bettinger
2nd LT. Zanette Gibson, USAF & PO 1st Class ET1. Gregory Seiler
  ~ Clearice Harris & Louise Ford's Niece & Nephew
Spc. Alex Gagnon - In Iraq
  ~ Malcolm family friend
SSgt Ortega
  ~ The Malcolm Family
Dylan Mell, in Army bootcamp ~ nephew of Linda Becker & Jon Wolcott
 
Our Supported Ministries
The People of Brookdale
Our Daughters Of The King
The Sisters of St. Mary
St. Francis’ Mission Volunteers needed 
Christ the King Spiritual Life Center 
 
(please contact the office about any of these people listed above so we may accurately keep their needs before the Lord with our intercessions)

OUTREACH MINISTRIES
Your demonstration of God’s love is immeasurable!

THE VILLAGE OF COLONIE OUTREACH PANTRY
In November we will collect Peanut & Jelly

In October, St. Michael's donated 75 cans of pasta, 12 jars of peanut butter, 2 boxes of cereal, 3 boxes dry pasta, 15 cans of soup, & 6 packages of diapers.
THANK YOU!


ST. FRANCIS MISSION - 498 CLINTON AVE, ALBANY
MEET US HERE!
1st, 3rd & 5th Saturdays of each month 
9:30 meet and help prepare & serve lunch
11:00 gather at the Prayer Table and Greet Visitors
Inquire if they would like prayer for someone or something 

HOMELESS OUTREACH MINISTRY
There is always a need for socks. It is a joy to give a new pair of socks to someone who is without. Thank you for donating socks to this ministry. Socks may be placed in the bin in the church narthex.
 
KNITTING MINISTRY 
Albany County Nursing Home residents love small blankets & prayer shawls. St. Peter’s NICU newborns need small, soft, warm caps. Hand-made items, knitting & crochet supplies donated to this ministry are appreciated. Thank you for leaving them in the 'Knitting Bin' in the church narthex. 
 
CAPITAL CITY RESCUE MISSION  - 259 S. Pearl St, Albany
MEET US HERE!
On the 1st Sunday each month at 3:45 & help with serving dinner.
Travel size toiletries are perfect for Mission Guests.
 

A word about Church Office Hours...Father Dan Jones is also available during times that the office is not staffed. You may reach him by email, Father.danjones@outlook.com or phone the rectory 518-456-4850, and leave a message for him including your call back number. 

St. Michael's Episcopal Church
49 Killean Park, Albany, NY 12205
Telephone: 518-869-6417

Email: stmichaels.colonie@gmail.com
Prayerline: stmichaelsprayerline@gmail.com

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 9-2 (Office closed November 19-21)


 

 

 

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