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Upcoming Events
NOV

14

WED
The Gathering Inn Hosting and Set-up
1:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Set-up and food preparation
NOV

15

THU
Staff Meeting
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Sunday School Classroom
Vestry Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday School Classroom
Alanon Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
St. Augustine Church - Sanctuary
NOV

16

FRI
Friday Noonday Prayer and Contemplation
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sanctuary
NOV

17

SAT
Mission Outreach Retreat
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Transition Committee Meeting
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
NOV

18

SUN
Worship Service
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
This is a simple communion service without music, using Rite II.
Sunday School
9:50 AM to 10:40 AM
Nursery, toddler and elementary children meet each Sunday from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in Classroom 1.
Worship Service
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This is a full Rite II service with communion and music.
Children's Choir Rehearsal
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Sanctuary
Episcopal 101
11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Meets in classroom after the 10:00 service
FISH Youth Group Meeting
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
NOV

19

MON
Evening Centering Prayer
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sanctuary
NOV

21

WED
Lunch with Maryellen
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sunday School Classroom
Haiti Team Meeting
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday School Classroom
NOV

22

THU
Alanon Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
St. Augustine Church - Sanctuary
NOV

23

FRI
Friday Noonday Prayer and Contemplation
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sanctuary
NOV

25

SUN
Worship Service
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
This is a simple communion service without music, using Rite II.
Sunday School
9:50 AM to 10:40 AM
Nursery, toddler and elementary children meet each Sunday from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in Classroom 1.
Worship Service
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This is a full Rite II service with communion and music.
FISH Youth Group Meeting
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
NOV

26

MON
Evening Centering Prayer
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sanctuary
NOV

29

THU
Alanon Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
St. Augustine Church - Sanctuary
Bible Search
Mission/Outreach
Leaders: Beth Sulc, Chair and Jim Quinney, Treasurer

Outreach has a new name and a new outlook! Let me introduce you to our new Mission/Outreach Program.

The purpose of the Mission/Outreach Program is to promote, raise awareness and support the giftedness of our members who are responding to God’s call to love and support others in need both locally and globally. In order to achieve this goal we will specifically:

  • Provide support to individuals, organizations and ministries who meet the spiritual, physical and or emotional needs of our community and the world

  • Provide and encourage participation by St. Augustine members in community service, local mission/outreach projects and short-term mission projects around the world

  • Promote increased sacrificial giving in order to expand mission outreach

  • Educate and increase awareness of missions within St. Augustine

Our initial team members are; Bob Deering, Matt Diaz, Rick Lovin, Jerry Harner, Ken Cichocki, Jack Dillon, Rich & Rhonda Wampler, Jim & Stephanie Tilton and Jim Quinney. We will be meeting every third Wednesday of each month.

Initially you will notice a few new things especially how we raise money to support all our ministries. We will have one major fundraising event in the spring each year. We will also use the Christmas and Easter offerings and they have a spiritual program leading up to these special offerings. The idea is to reduce the amount of monthly and sometimes weekly request for donations.

We also hope you will bring us your ideas or current ministries that could use some help financially or in other ways. Our goal is to help you find your mission, your ministry or help you make your mission grow. We have a grant application process and you may download the form from the website.        Click here to access the Grant Application Form

 

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. I needed clothes and you clothed me. I was sick and you looked after me. I was in prison and you came to visit me.                                                                                                                                                                                         Matthew 25:35-36

The question “What does God Expect of Us?” is the driving force for outreach activities at St. Augustine. We strive for and seek justice in our community and throughout the world. We are blessed beyond measure with great abundance and we are called to share our resources and the love of Christ to everyone.

We are currently working with or supporting the following ministries;

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat”

  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Dining room ministry Roseville

  • The Gathering Inn Monthly overnight hosting ministry (here)

  • Stop Hunger Now Meal Packing Event

“For I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink”

  • Living Water International mission trips

  • Nor Cal Walks for Water fundraising for LWI

“For I was a stranger and you took me in”

  • The Gathering Inn, Roseville

  • Haiti Orphanage Port au Prince

  • Episcopal Haiti Partnership

“I was naked and you covered me”

  • Christmas Foster Children adoption

  • The Gathering Inn Weekly donations of clothing

  • Battered Women’s Shelter clothing support

“I was sick and you visited me”

  • St. Augustine Pastoral Care Team

  • Licensed Eucharistic Ministers visiting Shut-ins

  • Spiritual Care Volunteer Hospital Chaplain programs

“I was in prison and you came to visit me”

  • Kairos Prison Ministry

What do team members do?

  • Collect food and clothing donations

  • Prepare meals and sleeping arrangements one night a month for the homeless

  • Travel to Haiti to construct wells
  • Prepare for Living Water walk-a-thon
  • Pack dehydrated meals
  • Plan and execute fund raising events

Suggested Skills:

  • Willingness to serve in the various outreach ministries

Time required:

  • Varies, depending on the task

Will I work alone or as part of a team?

  • Work with a team

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