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T HE S UNDAY N EWS September 20, 2015

Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church 8011 Douglas Dallas, Texas 75225 214-363-5471

Followers of Christ, Spreading God’s Love

WELCOME TO SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH. There is a lot going on today, but don’t forget the fantastic Wednesday afternoon and evening programs for children and youth; there is Faith Lab, Edge Boys and Girls Bible Study, Axis for middle schoolers and Crosspoint for high school students. During the week there are a lot of Bible and book studies for adults. At Saint Michael, there’s plenty of ways to get connected. Thanks for worshiping with us today. SHELTER MINISTRIES HEAD – JAN LANGBEIN – TODAY AT THE FORUM. Jan Langbein, CEO of Shelter Ministries, will bring their story of Faith and Society to the Forum at 10:00 in Saint Michael Chapel. Shelter Ministries is the parent organization to Genesis Women’s Shelter and the Austin Street Center, both of which are supported by Saint Michael and All Angels. The Adult Bible Class will resume October 4 in the Coke Room with Dr. Howard Cohen discussing “Everything you wanted to know about Judaism, but were afraid to ask.” PARISH NURSES TALK ABOUT THE FLU. Today is Parish Nurse Sunday. There will be Registered Nurses in the South Lanai to discuss flu and pneumonia prevention and treatment. They can also take your blood pressure and answer other health questions. INQUIRERS’ SERIES BEGINS SEPTEMBER 23. Do you want to know more about the Episcopal Church and Saint Michael and All Angels? The Inquirers’ Series begins Wednesday evening September 23 from 6:30 to 8:00, culminating with Confirmation on Sunday, November 8. Meeting in the Coke Activities Room, the series welcomes newcomers, long-time members, skeptics, or those recharging their faith. It’s a great way to introduce friends to our church. For questions, contact Ann Mills at To register go to www. BY OUR LOVE - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21. We need volunteers to provide nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS who live in housing provided by AIDS Services of Dallas. If you are interested in joining a cooking team for By Our Love, please contact Kelly Giron at The Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels Saint Michael’s 70th Anniversary and Farewell to the Dannals Next Sunday at the Feast of Saint Michael we will honor our 7th Decade Parishioners during a combined worship service at 10:00 in the Church. If you’ve been a member for more than 60 years, look online at or in the September Archangel to be sure your name is listed. If it’s not, contact Sandra Cox or Bonita Frederick at the reception desk. We will also celebrate the wonderful 8-year ministry of Valarie and Bob Dannals with gifts, goodbyes, and a great reception. To contribute to the Rector’s purse, send your check marked “Rector’s Purse” to the church.

The Feast of Saint Michael And Farewell to the Dannals

Parish Clergy The Reverend Dr. Bob Dannals, Rector The Reverend Bill Murray, Vicar The Reverend Lisa Flores Musser, Associate for Pastoral Care The Reverend Greg Pickens, Associate for Operations and Pastoral Care The Reverend Oliver Butler, Associate for Youth and Young Adults The Reverend Hunter Ruffin, Associate for Mission and Outreach The Reverend Ariail Gores, Deacon The Reverend Michael Harmuth, Sunday Associate The Reverend Pamela Theodore, Sunday Associate The Reverend Neal Hern, Sunday Associate

Parish Vestry Matt Waller, Sr. Warden Kathy Jenevein, Jr. Warden Grady Schleier, Treasurer Charlie Sartain, Chancellor Margaret Spellings, Clerk Peter Beck, Eric Conner, Mark Demler, John Gorman, Beth Hise, Kathy Kelley, Rachel Morgan, Sallie Plummer, Randy Rekerdres, Tom Rhodus, J.C. Snead, and Kay Whelan.

Worship Schedule 7:00 a.m. - Eucharist 10:00 a.m. - Healing Service 8:30 a.m. - Eucharist 5:30 p.m. - Candlelight Mass 7:30 a.m. - Eucharist Rite I, SMC 9:00 a.m. - Eucharist Rite II, Church 9:00 a.m. - Discovery Mass, SMC 9:00 a.m. - Joy Mass - Parish Hall 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. - Eucharist Rite I, Church 11:11 a.m. - Celebration, Theater 5:30 p.m. - Evening Prayer and Eucharist - SMC smaadallas

Priest on Call: Should you have

an urgent need to contact a priest after hours dial 214-232-7512. Blue Connect Card: Fill out a card to make Prayer Requests, RSVP, register as a guest, or to get information on Saint Michael. Need Prayer? Want to pray on someone’s behalf, or offer up thanksgivings? Prayer Teams are available to pray with you after each Sunday morning service. An usher can direct you to the various prayer locations.

Prayer Candles. Prayer candle stands are in the Bishop

Moore and Saint Michael chapels. A $1 donation for lit candles is appreciated.

• The Funeral Reception Guild needs cookies. Contact Ann Mills at amills@ or Gayle Kesinger a • Can you be a tutor one afternoon a week at Jubilee Park’s Out of School Time program? Contact Allison Johnson at SCHOOL PREVIEW NIGHT - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 7:00. Saint Michael Episcopal School is hosting it’s first School Preview Night. Parents will be able to visit with several area private schools about their admissions processes/deadlines and educational programs, and speak with representatives from Highland Park elementary schools. For more information contact Elizabeth Keogh at ekoegh@ NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AT JUBILEE PARK, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6. Be a part of one of the largest National Night Out celebrations at Jubilee Park on Tuesday, October 6 from 5:00 to 8:00. It’s an opportunity to support crime prevention, police-community partnerships, and have fellowship with Jubilee Park residents. We need several volunteers to help with the evening’s events. For information or to sign up contact Elizabeth Selzer at or Allison Johnson at

BACKPACKS 4 KIDS PROVIDES WEEKEND FOOD FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN. The Backpack 4 Kids fundraiser continues through September, which is National Hunger Awareness Month. As 1 in 3 children in Dallas Public Schools qualify for the weekend backpack the need is critical. Volunteers will be outside the Book Shop to take your donations. Any amount helps - $5 a week, $20 a month, $200 for the 40 week school year or $260 for an entire year. Checks, cash, and credit cards are accepted. MEN OF SAINT MICHAEL BREAKFAST FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25. The Men of Saint Michael will look into the heritage of Abraham, considered the father of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam at its monthly breakfast Friday, September 25 at 7:00 in the Coke Activities Room. The Rev. Bill Murray will lead the discussion. GRIEF WORKSHOP BEGINS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. A six-week workshop, “Comfort and Hope for the Journey of Grief,” will be held on Wednesday evenings from September 23 to October 28. The workshop, led by the Faith and Grief organization, will meet in the Chapel Conference Room, 5:30-7:30. There is no fee. For information and to register contact Katherine Bowen, PRIME TIMERS LEARN ABOUT DALLAS FARMERS MARKET AND ITS NEW LOOK. The Prime Timers will welcome Amanda Vanhoosier, Director of Market Operations for the Dallas Farmers Market in Downtown Dallas, on Thursday, October 1, at 10:30 in the Coke Activities Room. This program will highlight “the goings on” past, present, and future of this vibrant part of our City. Lunch is $10.00. Please call Mary Davis at 214363-7761 for reservations. Deadline is Sunday, September 27. IT’S TIME TO GIVE: BLOOD DRIVE SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 4. The Saint Michael/Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Sunday, October 4 from 8:00 to 1:00 at the ESD Lower School Lobby. To schedule your donation appointment, go to to reserve a spot! Sponsor Code (saintmichael). Contact Dianne Boyd,, with any questions. GOOD SHEPHERD’S ANNUAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON OCTOBER 8. Saint Michael’s Good Shepherds, the neighbor-helping-neighbor ministry, will have its Annual Meeting and Luncheon Thursday, October 8 at 11:30 in the Youth Center. There are nearly 200 shepherds caring for parishioners in more than 100 neighborhoods. If you would like to be involved in this meaningful ministry contact:  Ann Mills at or Judy Cole at STRESS RELIEVER SIP ‘N’ DOODLE SCHEDULED OCTOBER 11.  How about a nice cup of tea, yummy snacks, some relaxing music, and coloring? The adult coloring book trend, the new stress reliever, is booming. All you need to bring is yourself and your need for relaxation and good conversation. Spend a lovely, no-stress, Sunday afternoon at 2:00, in the Edge Room. This is an adult-only gathering. Childcare is available by reservation. Email Jacynda at SPORT FIELD OPENING DELAYED. The opening of the new sports field on the north campus has been delayed to give the grass more time to grow. The extremely hot temperatures of late August and early September slowed the growth. The field will open in mid-October.

Speak Up! Take the Parish Survey Now! Deadline Extended The deadline to take the Parish Survey has been extended to Sunday, September 27. It is important that everyone take the Parish Survey which will help our Rector Search and Transition Committee identify Saint Michael’s next Rector. The survey is available online at www.saintmichael. org/survey. Hardcopies are available from the receptionist in the South Lanai. Speak Up to make sure your voice is heard! Questions: contact


Christian Formation Sunday Mornings at 10:00 Forum: Faith and Society

Saint Michael Chapel Jan Langbein, Chief Executive 09/20 Officer, Genesis Women’s Shelter

Bible Study

Fellowship Class

Parish Hall

Chapel Conference Room

Who Can I Talk To?

Soul Survivor

Coke Activities Room

No Class

Book Studies

(Whether You’ve Read It or Not)

Hunter Ruffin

Greg Pickens

Coffee and Conversation


Lisa Flores Musser

Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels 09/27

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70th Anniversary of the Church Celebration of Valerie and Bob Dannals’ Ministry 10:00 Combined Worship Service in the Church Feast Day Reception in the Garden Cloister Children and Youth Sundays @ 10

Catechesis Level One Atrium and Power Library Catechesis Level Two Rooms 101 and 213 Children’s Choir ESD Lobby Age 4 Room 15 Kindergarten Room 16 1st grade Room 17 2nd Grade Room 110

The Bridge 3rd Grade Room 108 The Edge 4th and 5th Grade Edge Room Disciples Confirmation Class 6th Grade – Theater Encounter Sunday School

7th - 12th Grades – Youth Center

The Prayers of the People During the Prayers of the People you are encouraged to offer aloud or silently your own petitions. As you pray, please remember the following people who as of Thursday, September 17, have asked for our prayers: Troy Alexander, Doris Cowling, Edward William Dejon, Laura Derby, Cathie Fincher, Connie Gordon, Guy Griffeth, Katie Hairgrove, Ken Heideman, Wayne Houston, Jim Howell, Charlotte Huthnance, Linda Idol, Emily Irwin, Grace and Lynne Jordan, Nancy Kimbell, Jim Klingeman, Mary Jane Lang, Bill Leech, Leech family, Evelyn Moreau, Joann Muzny, Christi Nutt, Tom Park, Keith Paro, Tina & John Peyton, Brown Plummer, Tammy Proctor, Larry Prohaska, Avery Young Rademacher, Jim Reynolds, Ellen Robb, Rob See, Maudie Sharp, Pat Shaw, Parker Snead, Tom Waters, Herman Willie, Lamar Wilson, Maggie Withroder, Mary Wolf, and Sudie Worsham. The Altar flowers are given in memory of David Michael Humphrey, Tucker Morgan, Betty Moss Olmsted, John Astin Perkins, Nancy Buckley Raley, Cora Moody Thedford, Marvin P. Thedford, Mary L. Powers Ward, Theodore W. Ward, and in thanksgiving for James, Kathryn, Courtney and Mary.

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