SUPPLY PRIESTS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY
The Rev. Joseph Sitts will be serving as our Supply Priest on May 7th. The Rev. Nelson Pinder will be our Supply Priest on May 14th. The Rev. Michelle Roach will be serving as Supply Priest on May 21st and May 28th. Thank you for your service!
ECW CENTRAL DEANERY MEETING – MAY 20TH
The Central Deanery of the Episcopal Church Women will hold their Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 20th at St. John the Baptist at 9:30 AM. Early Registration ends April 30th (Cost $10). After April 30th, the cost will be $15.00. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch. The Rev. Canon Justin Holcomb will serve as the Celebrant, and The Rev. Sarah Bronos (Church of the Good Shepherd) will serve as Keynote Speaker. Our ECW President, Dr. Karen Clark, presently serves as the Central Deanery Director.
2017 JOINT SERVICE CALENDAR
The following is a tentative list of Joint Services for 2017. This list is subject to change. Please remember that all Joint Services begin at 9:00 AM (unless otherwise noted).
January 29, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), April 30, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day), June 18, 2017 (Father’s Day), July 30, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), October 22, 2017 (Women’s Day), October 29, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), and December 31, 2017 (Fifth Sunday)
ANNOUNCEMENTS IN CHURCH BULLETIN AND PHONE TREE
In order to ensure that your organization’s announcement is printed in the church bulletin or included in the weekly Telephone Tree message they should be submitted to the church office by Wednesday at 3:00 PM.
PARISH HALL RENTAL PROCEDURES
You must complete an “Application for use of the Pinder Parish Hall” for all special events. This application can be found in the church office or above the display table in the Parish Hall. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the event. Thank you for your cooperation!
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist is now on Facebook. Post your photos and share our news and events. Join us as we prepare the Way of the Lord to those on Facebook. Visit us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/OrlandoForerunner
If you have news of personal achievements, a new job, school awards, etc. please email it to email@example.com or leave it in the Church Office.
Business ads are now being solicited. Publicize your business, group event in color ad or classified listing. See Krisita Jackson for information about ad rates.
IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO MAKE YOUR PLEDGE
Please see an Usher if you need a pledge card to make you commitment. Our goal is still 100% participation. No matter how large or small your contribution is important. If you have questions about your pledge, please see Janet Pinder, treasurer.
FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS NEEDED
The Food Pantry is bare. Remember each week to drop a can or other non-perishable food item in the basket in the Narthex to help your Social Concerns Committee help feed those who are in need in our own neighborhood. ONE CAN DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Volunteers are needed to serve as ushers for the 10:00 AM Service. If you are interested in joining this very important ministry, please contact Mr. Roopchand Chandoo.
UNION OF BLACK EPISCOPALIANS
The Central Florida Chapter of The Union of Black Episcopalians meets monthly on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM in the Pinder Parish Hall. For more information about how you can participate, please contact Dr. John Robertson, UBE President or any UBE member.
If you or someone you know is in need of a pastoral visit, call or hospital visit, please contact the church office at 407-295-1923.