7:30 a.m. Rite I - Holy Eucharist
10:00 a.m. Rite - II Holy Eucharist
9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist w/laying on of hands and anointing - Chapel
Young Disciples: grades 4 - 6
Journey to Adulthood & Young Adult Christians: grades 7-12
Monthly Eucharist at St. Simeon's
On Thursday, June 18th, at 2:00 p.m. a group of us will gather at St. Simeon's apartments to celebrate the Eucharist and fellowship with them.
Please think about joining us for this meaningful ministry. We gather in the Second Mile Community Room, across the drive from the Stone Wall Parking area. This is a monthly offering, falling on the thirdThursday of every month.
Vacation Bible School
9am -12 noon
This year's Vacation Bible School will be "Camp Discovery". The children will have Bible stories, crafts, science, games, music, and drama. On Friday evening we will have a potluck supper, program, and open house to which parents, friends, and the entire congregation are invited. Note change to one week this year. Consequently, the price has been reduced to $15, with $12 for a second child, $9 for a third, and $6 for a fourth in the same household. Scholarships are available. Please alert your family and neighbors to this high quality opportunity.
Zion's Weekly Newsletter
May 24, 2015
There is Coffee Hourin the Parish Hall immediately after the Eucharist. Janet Versace will host the7:30 Coffee Hour. If you are visiting Zion Church, please join us. The Verger will direct you to the Parish Hall if you are not certain where it is. Sign-up Sheets for Coffee Hour are in their usual places.
If you are gluten intolerant, rice wafers are available. Let the priest know when taking communion.
Zion's Tuesday morning Bible Study meets in the Rectory from 10:30to 11:30 a.m. Bring any version of the Bible that suits you, or use one of ours. Come join our lively discussion.
Intercession List Info
When a name is initially submitted, it will remain for one month. After that time the name will automatically be removed. To keep a name on the prayer list, please call the office (297-9797) monthly. To place a new name call anytime. This does not apply to those who are permanently in Health Care Centers.
If you have changed your email address and want to receive Mission Bells, Chimes or other notices from Zion, please call the church office - 297-9797.
You can access the Daily Office readings online. Just GoogleTHE LECTIONARYand the web site provides the 4 readings for that given day. It also provides the applicable readings for Sundays.
Next Week's Readings
First Reading: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Second Reading:Romans 8:12-17;Gospel: John 3:1-17
Altar Candles, Plant in the Chapel, Altar Flowers - Contact Joan Artz 831-7321;Sanctuary Light - Contact Carol Jane Walker 297-5540;Candle at the Statue of St. Margaret of Antioch and the Votive Candle in the Lady Chapel - Contact Terri Rhoades 462-4808.
|2015 Christian Unity Service|All are warmly invited to attend the ecumenical 2015 Service for Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday evening, May 24 at 7 p.m., hosted by First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Poughkeepsie, 325 Mill Street (corner of Mill and Catherine Streets; parking across the street in municipal parking lot). Area clergy will process and participate in the service which will be enhanced by the music of a combined choir. The guest homilist will be The Rev. James J. Kane, Director of the Office of Ecumenical and Inter-religious Affairs of the RC Diocese of Albany. A reception with refreshments will follow in the church hall. Please call the church office for further information (845-452-6050).
|Summer Youth Pilgrimage to Boston|All youth from 7th Grade through High School, are invited to participate in our three-day pilgrimage to Boston on August 14-16, 2015. W will be exploring our American religious roots as well as the roots of our great country. We hope you will join us as we plan our trip, every 1st Sunday of the month at 11:45 AM in the Rectory Conference Room. We are planning some fun fundraisers and making choices about where we want to visit and what we want to see. If you would like to serve as a chaperone on the trip, please let Mother Mag know. This will be a formative, memory-making adventure for our youth! Mother Mag (347-258-5896)
|Vacation Bible School|
This year's VBS will be "Camp Discovery" Monday through Friday, August 17-21. Between 9:00-12:00 A.M. the children will have Bible stories, crafts, science, games, music, and drama. On Friday evening we will have a potluck supper, program, and open house to which parents, friends, and the entire congregation are invited. Note change to one week this year. Consequently, the price has been reduced to $15, with $12 for a second child, $9 for a third, and $6 for a fourth in the same household. Scholarships are available. Please alert your family and neighbors to this high quality opportunity.
Love INC is continuing to collect (family size) Personal Care Items for the needy. Please continue to look for sales that will maximize your donation: laundry and dish detergent / toilet paper, paper towels, and tissues / feminine sanitary supplies and baby diapers / shampoo, conditioner, combs and brushes / toothbrushes and toothpaste / bar soap, deodorant, razors, and shaving cream ... all of these are daily necessities that cannot be purchased with food stamps. Leave your donations in the first alcove on the right in the Parish Hall and they will be delivered to Our Savior Lutheran's Love INC Personal Care Pantry! Thank you!
On Sundays, from 11:30 am - 12:15 pm, in an effort to accommodate potential choir members who might not be able to join the Wednesday evening 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmrehearsal, we will meet at the piano in the parish hall and work on the next few weeks worth of choir anthems. If you are not able to join choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings, then Sunday rehearsals might be an opportunity which will accommodate anybody who would like to join in and sing in the choir. Remember it is not necessary to read music or have prior musical or voice training. Just enthusiasm and the willingness to learn new music, hymns and anthems. When you sing you pray twice. If you have any questions please speak with Gregory Citarella after church at the coffee hour.
|Zion's Intercession List|
(as of May 19, 2015)
Health Care Facilities: Fredericka Adams, Carol Boscher, Linda Devine, Ernie Gelormino; Will Happ, Hak Shil Kim, Scarlet Ludwich, Joseph McKinney, Paul Panson, Therese Savard, Peggy Timmeny, Cathrine Tolbert
At Home: Ann Marie, Chip, Jason, Jessica, Jim, Joe, John, Melissa, Mike, Nella, Nick, Judy Buechele, Ron Andersson, Peggy Artz, Alicia Ayala, Bob Beattie, Fran Beattie, Elizabeth Benedict, Lynne Bennett, Melanie Boast, Chloe Bradford, Allison Brannen, Rita Brannen, Dionne Brooks, Ethney Brown, Elaine Browne, Nicholas Browne, Judy Buechele, David Cabrera, Alice Casale, Ida Mae Chuilli and Mario Chuilli, Jr, Mario Chuilli, Sr., Ann Christopher, Jack Claudio; David Conroy, Diane Conroy, Teresa Croke, Ida Dale, Maureen Dale, Steve Dearborn, Charlotte Delaney, Joan DeLuca, Ron DeLuca, Jr., Hilda Durr, Ken Durr, William Durr, Ruth Foster, Bob Fox, Al Fridkis, Alison Friedland, Tom Goodwin, Jensine Hansen, Mark Hasson, Diane Hazeltion, Dick Hill, Andrew Holbrook, Nancy Hulsair, Bob Keller, Donald King, Beverly Linton, Dee Dee Lumb, Jessica MacDowell, Donna Mahabir, Jim Maryniak, Troy Maryniak, Jermaine Matthews, Joseph L. McCabe, Rich McCabe, Andrew James McCormick (baby), Tony McSorley, Alice Mietz, McKenzie Munro (baby), Patrick Murphy, Jeanne Murray, Bob Niles, Marlena Norris, Roland Norris, Terrance Norris, Emilee Ogden, Marialice Olsen, Julian Paige, Leanne Pazzi, Andrea Lytle Peet, Carmen Pitman, Joe Polese, Michael Polese, Bill Reebel, Jeffrey Relyea, Tye Roberson, Donna Ruf, Dora Ruf, Conrad Ruppert, Jr., Elsie Sheppard, Mildred Singler, Don Smith, Cody Stevens, Gwen Stevens, Betty Strang, Bob Strang, Curtis Strang, Betsy Tripaldi,
Michael Tripaldi, Betsy VanDuzen, Joe Veach, Chelsea Viglione, William Wetteroth, Sharon Young
This week we are asked to pray for Trinity, Fishkill.
Office Hours: Monday Closed, Tuesday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.,
Monday, May 25 Bede the Venerable
Tuesday, May 26 Augustine, Archbishop
Holy Eucharist w/laying on of hands and anointing 9:30 a.m., Chapel
Bible Study 10:30 a.m., Conference Room
OA 7:00 p.m. Undercroft
AA Meeting 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall (Set up 7:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 27
Food Pantry 12:30-2:00 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Senior Choir Rehearsal 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 28
AA 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall (Set up 7:00 p.m.)
*Friday, May 29 Ember Day
The First Book of Common Prayer
Saturday, May 30
AA Meeting 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall (Set up 7:00 p.m.)
Sunday, May 31 First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday
Holy Eucharist 7:30 a.m.
Senior Choir Rehearsal 9:00 a.m.
Young Disciples & Journey to Adulthood 9-9:40 a.m.
Godly Play 10-10:40 a.m.
Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.
Senior Choir Rehearsal 11:30 a.m., Parish Hall