Announcements

Welcome Back Brunch September 10 at 9:15: Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 10 for a Welcome Back Brunch sponsored by the Vestry. The brunch is in between services at 9:15 am in the Parish Hall. Please join us for this special time of great food and fellowship!

Father Greg Out of Office: Father Greg will be out of the office until September 6th. Contact the office between 10-12 Monday-Thursday, and 12-2 on Friday for immediate assistance.

ECW Sharing Vacation Memories: Come to our next ECW Coffee on Saturday, September 30th at 10:00 a.m. “Sharing Vacation Memories” is our theme.     Claudia Walker will share about her recent trip to Switzerland and then we’ll have discussions at each table sharing memories of past vacations and hopes for future ones. Please join us for this opportunity for fellowship.

New and Mutual Ministry, Thursday October 12 7-9:30-pm: Bishop Greg Rickel will be with us to install the Rev. Gregory Peters as Rector of St. Alban’s. Please mark your calendars for this festive celebration. A committee is beginning to plan the reception following the service. If you are interested in being part of the committee or helping the night of the reception, contact Maryellen Young, 425-776-2461 or maryelleny@comcast.net.

Back-to-School Supplies for Chase Lake: We are collecting school supplies for students at Chase Lake. There is a bin for the donations and a copy of the school’s list in the Parish Hall. A general list of items used by many students in different grades is: 8 or 24 box crayons, #12 pencils, wide-ruled spiral notebooks, glue sticks, pink erasers, and wide-ruled composition notebooks. Thank you!

3rd Quarter Outreach Donations: As a result of the congregational vote, Washington Kids in Transition has been selected for our 3rd quarter outreach donations basket collections on the 3rd week of this month. This is a volunteer organization committed to providing basic needs to homeless children, including food, emergency closets, motel vouchers, transportation vouchers. Their mission is to provide a daily snack which is distributed on the bus for them to take home and may be the only meal until the next day.

Name tags: Please wear a name tag. If you don’t have one, write your name on the pad next to the guest book in the Narthex, and one will be provided for you.

Bulletin Notices: Please send notices for the Sunday bulletin by Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to the church office email, StAlbansEdmonds@gmail.com.

Church Office Hours: Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon, and Friday 12:00-2:00 p.m. Father Greg is the office on Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For immediate assistance, please call Dan Mullene, Parish Care Minister (425) 412-3661 or hondaguy@aol.com

Special Offering Baskets: On the first three Sundays of each month we take special collections for programs that are important to the congregation. 1st Sunday benefits the Food Bank.   2nd Sunday goes to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund and the 3rd Sunday benefits Outreach.

Food Bank Donations: On the first week of every month, thanks to the generosity of our members, we receive donations of food items or money to support the Food Bank. Note: you can bring food donations at any time. Thanks for your generosity!

Name tags: Please wear a name tag. If you don’t have one, write your name on the pad next to the guest book in the Narthex, and one will be provided for you.

Church Office Hours: Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The Office is closed on Fridays. For immediate assistance, please call Dan Mullene, Parish Care Minister (425) 412-3661 or hondaguy@aol.com

Bulletin Notices: Please send notices for the Sunday bulletin by Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to the Church Office email, StAlbansEdmonds@gmail.com.