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Father Andrew Stoessel
Fr. Andrew Stoessel

From the Rector

St. Michael's Mission is to seek transformation in God's grace by worshipping God in prayer, song, and study; loving and serving our neighbor in and outside our parish Community; and being good stewards of God's creation.

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.

Eric Fialho photo
Eric Fialho
From the Church School

We are working to fill our open position for a new Director of Education in the Fall. (Thank you, Eric... we will all miss you!) Please spread the word. View the job posting on the Diocesan web site.

Contact Wardens Sue Cool or Barbara Miller if you have questions.

Eric's Christian Ed Newsletter

...Read more in Eric's Column

Dr. Douglas Major
Dr. Douglas Major
From the Music Director

As Trinity Sunday falls on the week after the last Adult Choir service, we did not want to miss the opportunity for beautiful music on this important day. Instead of a congregational setting of the Ordinary (Kyrie, Glory to God, Holy, Lamb of God) Sarah Hunter, Katie Hoyer and Alicia DePaolo will sing Benjamin Britten's Missa Brevis for Three Voices and Organ. This event marks the 60th anniversary of the composition, (1959) and it was written for Trinity Sunday for the Boys Choir of Westminster Cathedral in London to honor retiring Organist/Choirmaster George Malcom. The work is in Latin, is fresh and exciting to hear, and features a colorful, rhythmic organ part. The full Latin text and English translation will be printed in the bulletin so people can follow along. The anthems sung will be All hail adored Trinity by Leo Sowerby and Duo Seraphim by 16th century composer Richard Dering. J.S. Bach's great Triple Fugue in E Flat will bring our celebration to a glorious close. Don't miss this special liturgical event!

...Read more in Doug's Column

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First Communion group photo St. Michael's steeple Howie Gate image Michaelmas 2014

Summer Worship Schedule
July 7–September 1
Holy Eucharist
Sundays at 9:00 am, Rite I or Rite II
Healing Prayers follow services on 7/14, 8/11

Wednesdays at 9:30 am, Rite II

Church School
each Sunday at 9:45 am
(resumes in September)

Child Care
downstairs each Sunday from 9:30–11:30 am
(resumes in September)

Choral Evensong
1st Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm
(Oct–May)

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Our Mission is to seek transformation in God's grace by worshipping God in prayer, song, and study; loving and serving our neighbor in and outside our parish Community; and being good stewards of God's creation.

St. Michael's staff roster

Search Committee Seeks YOUR Perspective
The Search Committee would like input on St. Michael's music program as it looks for a talented, thoughtful, committed individual to serve as our next Director of Music. Please fill out our survey at bit.ly/1714musicsurvey, review our process and job description in the flyer in the Parish Hall Lobby and in a special E-News, and hold us in your prayers.—Sue Cool (chair), Michele Baillie, Brian Carlson, Katie Hoyer, and Sarah Hunter

Thrift Shop Donations
The Thrift Shop is looking for gently used women's and men's summer clothing—in addition to home decor and housewares. Drop-off hours are 1:00–4:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. The success of the Thrift Shop contributes to the Church and its ministries. Thank you in advance for your donations.

Altar Flowers
One of the gifts of summer and fall are the wonderful flowers in our gardens. Through the fall months, if anyone has flowers from their gardens that St. Michael's could use on our altar, please contact Anne Foster.

Fr. Andrew's Sabbatical
Please see the brochure "A Sabbatical Guide and Frequently Asked Questions" for information about Fr. Andrew's sabbatical, and contact the wardens (Sue Cool and Barbara Miller) with any further questions. Fr. Andrew returns to St. Michael's on Tue 9/3. The Rev. Stephen O. Voysey will cover St. Michael's worship services while he is away.

Wed 8/21
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
10:30 am Bible Study
6:00 pm Picnic and Prayers
8:00 pm AA Meeting

Sun 8/25
9:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Wed 8/28
9:30 am Holy Eucharist
10:30 am Bible Study
6:00 pm Picnic and Prayers
8:00 pm AA Meeting

Sun 9/1
9:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Tue 9/3
5:00 pm St. Michael's Team to My Brother's Table (Lynn)

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last update 08/21/2019