For over a year a group of dedicated volunteers, created and organized by George Spencer, has cooked and served lunch for 100 people once a month at St. Gabriel’s Church in Olney. (Thank you, George!) Paul Fontaine is now taking over the organizational details. Those who have been part of the project as well as anyone interested in learning more about it, are encouraged to stay after church on Sunday, April 17, for a brief meeting in the kitchen.
The Episcopal Church Club’s next luncheon meeting is on Tuesday, April 19, at noon. Mike Krasulski, who is our vestry’s secretary, is an Assistant Professor in the Library and Learning Resources Department of the Community College of Philadelphia. His topic will be Looking at the History of Philadelphia through an Episcopal Lens. The luncheon meeting will be at the Acorn Club, 1519 Locust Street.
The cost is $35; a reservation is not required. An advance reservation IS required. If you plan to attend, please call Bob Rushton (215-563-9731) as soon as possible. [As of April 17, the meeting is fully booked].
Founded in 1895, the Episcopal Church Club of Philadelphia is a social and service organization within the Diocese of Pennsylvania of The Episcopal Church. Membership in the Church Club is open to all lay members who are communicants of The Episcopal Church in this diocese, as well as others who share the group’s interests and goals.
Vestry elections are coming up on Pentecost, May 15. Nominations must be received by Monday, May 2. See Vestry Elections: Questions and Answers for details.
The vestry is the elected lay leadership of an Episcopal parish church. Our vestry has twelve members serving three year terms.
The beautiful new chandeliers in the narthex will be blessed during the Sunday liturgy at 11 a.m. on April 10. They were given to the glory of God in loving memory of Mary Bodnar Dobosh and Mary Chacho, the women who raised George Dobosh.
Prayer around the Cross, which was held last week as part of our Good Friday observance, will not be held this evening, Friday, April 1.
Prayer around the Cross will occur next on the first Friday in May: May 6 at 7 p.m.