This Sunday, September 20, 2020
We will celebrate the Holy Eucharist at 8:00 am, 10:30am, and 12:30 pm (en español). All of the previous precautions for in-person worship will continue: mask wearing, social distancing, contact tracing sign-in, hand sanitizing, etc.
All of these services will also be available live (and later recorded) on the St. Augustine's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/staugmet
Please make the choice that is best for you and your family's health and safety.
You can also dial in and listen to the live broadcast by dialing (888)958-7272 and then entering these codes:
8:00 AM - 417679802
10:30 AM - 472157293
12:30 PM - 725029571
Formation 45 (Sunday School for Kids and Adults)
This Sunday, September 20, our "Formation 45" will continue for both children and adults of our parish. Each Sunday from 9:15am to 10am (45 minutes), we will have Children's Sunday School via Zoom, while ages 6th grade through adults will have Christian formation with Father AJ (also via zoom). Eventually, we hope these activities will return to in-person, but for now, we are celebrating the grace that technology allows! If you are ages 6th grade through adult, no pre-registration is necessary. ALL are welcome every Sunday or every once-in-a-while.
For our pre-K through 5th grade, we are asking that you pre-register so we know how many packets to purchase. If you have a grandchild that may visit with you a few times during the school year, we would like to encourage you to register them. If you have a child that MIGHT want to participate(we are not asking for a commitment as we know things are currently fluid), please email Catherine.Coats@attnet so she can include them in the count.
The Adults (6th grade and up) will be exploring Walk in Love: Episcopal Beliefs & Practices by Scott Gunn and Melody Wilson Shobe. If you'd like to learn more or revisit who Episcopalians live out and deepen our life of faith, you'll love this conversation! Here's how to join:
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A message from SECC:
The Solomon Episcopal Conference Center is the premier retreat venue of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. Each September, we come to you and ask for your renewed financial support. The pandemic has devastated our business more than we would have ever imagined. We are asking for your help now more than ever. All contributions, regardless of size, are critical to the continuation of Solomon Center's ministry now and for future generations. Please consider making a donation on line at http://seccla.org/donate/
Regarding personal retreats:
Have you ever considered an escape from the chaos of life for a personal retreat? Solomon Center has just what you need for "retreatcation"! Your Retreat Center is your place to stay for peace and play. The cost is $75 per room, but the soulful renewal and refocus is priceless! For more information call the Center at 985-748-6634. www.SeccLa.org
The Pumpkins are Coming
The Pumpkin Patch is rapidly approaching, and it's time to sign up for shifts! Go to the church website and click on the Volunteers link right on the front page. It couldn't be easier. We'll have our first unloading on Wednesday, September 30 at 5 pm. During the week, positions are available for cashiers (remember that easy to use iPad for checkout- it's back!), Measurers/Carriers, and Raffle/Sticker people. Sign up early and often! Our community needs the Pumpkin Patch this year more than ever, and we need YOU, our amazing volunteers, to make this happen!
New on our Website-Preparing for Sunday!
Access this Sunday's lectionary readings at your convenience, and then reflect and pray over them at any time. You'll find an overview, scripture backgrounds, a reflection and prayer starter to enhance your worship experience. Just click on the "Preparing for Sunday" link on our home page (Tip: We are using "Track 2"):