|Posted by Webmaster on February 22, 2011 at 3:31 PM|
There’s an important update to plans for the diocesan Acolyte Festival on Apr. 16: Because that will be the eve of Passion Sunday/Palm Sunday, the Festival Eucharist that morning will be celebrated as a full Palm Sunday liturgy, with clergy vested in red (not white, as previously announced), palm branches for everyone to wave—and perhaps a donkey.
· If you’re planning to attend Saturday’s Absalom Jones Observance, the Gospel music workshop and concert at the Duncan Center by the choir fromSt. Thomas African Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, the parish founded byAbsalom Jones, remember that you need to register by contacting the Rev. Kathleen Gannon(561-276-4541), firstname.lastname@example.org,or the Rev. Marcia Beam (561-271-7079), email@example.com.
Bishop’s Spring Conference--Registration for both adults and youth is available online now for the Bishop’s Spring Conference, Mar. 11-12, at the Duncan Center. Come experience new styles of music for worship in workshops led by Charles Milling, who provided our music at Diocesan Convention, and get the latest ideas and resources for lifelong Christian Formation from Christian educators Sharon Pearson and the Rev. Linda Grenz. Remember that if you need overnight accomodations for the conference, you must reserve your room directly with the Duncan Centerharon Pearson and the Rev. Linda Grenz. (http://www.duncancenter.org/485059.ihtml).
If you know of someone who is disabled, frail or recovering from illness and needs assistance with household tasks, Archdeacon Fritz Bazin often knows of reliable people he can recommend for that kind of work. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 305-373-0881, ext. 32.