Announcements

Thanksgiving Evening Service November 21st at 7pm:  Please join us for our Thanksgiving Eve service on Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00pm.  Before the craziness of the next day, take a break to remember all the things you are thankful for.  Appetizers and drinks will be served.  You may bring a simple appetizer to share if you would like.  More importantly, just come and take part in this special time of fellowship and worship!

Soup Supper November 28th at 6pm:  Our next Soup Supper will be November 28 (the week after Thanksgiving).  Evening Prayer will begin at 6 pm, then supper followed by our speaker, Eric Hanson. Please join us for fellowship, food and discussion.  Look for the food sign-up sheet in the narthex.

Chase Lake Christmas Gift Card Donations:  Once again we are supporting families at Chase Lake with Christmas donations for Fred Meyer Gift cards.  Please designate your donation as “Chase Lake” on the memo line of your check.  You can also put cash in an envelope and label the envelope “Chase Lake”.

Sunday Outreach Basket Offerings:  YWCA Pathways for Women will be the recipient of our Outreach Basket donations for the 4th Quarter of 2018.  Pathways for Women provides shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing for single mothers and children.   They strive to give all clients the opportunity to find decent, affordable, and safe housing for themselves and their children.  For more information go to https://www.ywcaworks.org/programs/pathways-women.

ECW Christmas Coffee Saturday, December 8 at 10am:  Fa la la la….coming December 8th at l0:00 a.m.  Come join us for light refreshments and our $10 gift exchange.  Wear your favorite holiday outfit, jewelry or ugly sweater to show off.  You won’t want to miss this chance for great fellowship!  Any questions, Connie at 425-774-4571.

Celtic Christmas Concert at St. Alban’s Monday, December 10th:
Save the Date for the Celtic Christmas Concert December 10th at 7pm.  This concert is sponsored by St. Alban’s Endowment Fund for the benefit of Chase Lake Community School’s Safety Net Program aimed at meeting basic needs (such as food, clothing and extra help with home-work) of Chase Lake families who live below the poverty line.
This year’s concert features a varied program of European and Celtic infused Christmas music featuring the international ensemble of Irish flutist, Brian Dunning, German & American vocalists Marc Gremm and Janet Marie Chvatal, with American keyboardist and vocalist Jeff Johnson.  Be sure to invite friends and neighbors.

Upcoming Office Closures:  In celebration of Thanksgiving, the office will be closed Thursday, November 22nd.  Please also note that Jeannie will not be in the office Friday, November 23rd so please forward any bulletin notices for the following Sunday to the office no later than noon on Monday, November 19th.  In addition, she will not be in Monday, December 10th until 5pm.  Thank you for your attention to these changes in schedule.

Status for 2018 Pledges:  If you want to know where you are with contributions towards your pledge before the end of the year, please call the Church Office on 425-778-0371 and a special report can be sent to you.

Church Office Hours:   Father Greg is in the office on Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and his email address is gwpeters.stalbansedmonds@gmail.com    Jeannie Wells, our Parish Administrator, is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-4pm.  You can reach her any day via email at   jeannie.stalbansedmonds@gmail.com     Volunteers Susie Nichols and Sheilah Reidburn take care of office Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12.  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 Jeannie’s email address jeannie.stalbansedmonds@gmail.com or the church email address stalbansedmonds@gmail.com

 

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