This Week's Announcements

Greetings from St. Michael's
From Fr. Dan: I believe this is a time to move forward in prayer. As it says in Dan. 11 when describing a time of great conflict,
“But the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits.”
Maybe you can’t leave the house right now, but you can pray! And in prayer, through the blood of Jesus Christ, you and we can carry out great exploits! Let us all be faithful, especially in this time. Great victories lie ahead.


This week’s Scripture is from:

2 Tim. 1:7
“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." 

   

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 3/18  No Bible Study
Friday 3/20           No Prayer Service 


This Coming Sunday,  March 22th, the Fourth Sunday in Lent 
As I'm sure most of you know by now, Bp. Love has asked that we suspend public services for the next two Sundays. Hopefully, we will resume meeting on Palm Sunday, April 5. Wednesday night Bible studies are also suspended until April. I am going to try to record a video Morning Prayer to be up on this Sunday. I want you to be encouraged by prayer and the Word of God. Stay tuned for this! I am still here for you, and can be contacted as usual. I'd rather not post my cell number on Facebook, but if you can't get me there, send me a private message and I will call you as soon as I get it. (And give you my cell number!) Psa. 62:8 says, "Trust in him at all times." God is ever faithful. Let the church be the church! Jesus is Lord!

Liturgical Calendar for Sunday Readings
click here:   Sunday  readings

Sun 3/22 
 -       no Sunday Services Link to online resources
 NO    outside groups for the next couple of weeks   

Wed 3/25
- NO  Bible Study

Fri 3/27
- NO Prayer Meeting


DIOCESAN PRAYER LIST 

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, Pray for the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui; The Most Revd Paul Kwong - Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui & Bishop of Hong Kong Island. In our Diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray daily for an increase in disciples and lay leaders; Bill our bishop; Dan our retired bishop; Dan our rector; Karen, our deacon:

18 Christ Church, Duanesburg– The Rev’d Alistair Morrison, The Rev’d Debbie Beach

19 St. Peter’s, Fourth Lake – The Very Rev’d Neal Longe, The Rev’d Denise Moore

20 St. Paul’s, Franklin 

21 Financial Provision for Christ the King Center

22 St. John’s, Essex - The Rev'd Craig Hacker

  The Rev’d Eileen Weglarz on her birthday

23 St. James’ Church, Fort Edward

24 St. James’ Church, Lake Delaware – The Rev’d James Krueger

25 The Rev’d Samuel Abbott & The Rev’d Lawrence Hubert  on their 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
Susan                              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                     
Norma Unverhau                  
                                                            

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)

Janice Lake, Sister of Wes and Peg Barkley

‚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
We will resume collecting for the Colonie Food Pantry once they are open.
Thank you all!


ST. FRANCIS MISSION - 498 CLINTON AVE, ALBANY
Fr. Jacob Evans can be reached at frjacob555@gmail.com
Check back after April 5th
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

CAPITAL CITY RESCUE MISSION  - 259 S. Pearl St, Albany
NOTE: "We are still allowing volunteers to come in, we just ask that all volunteers carefully consider their own health situation before coming. If anyone is feeling sick or they are of a high-risk population (i.e. elderly, immune-compromised), we ask that they stay home."
On the 1st Sunday each month at 3:45 & help with serving dinner.
Travel size toiletries are perfect for Mission Guests.
 

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

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

Normal Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 9-2

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. 


 

 

 

 
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