BE THE BRIDGE PARISH FORUM THIS SUNDAY
All those who participated in Be the Bridge small groups are asked to attend a forum on zoom on Sunday, September 13 from 7-8:30 pm with the aim of identifying next steps for our churches on the path toward racial reconciliation work. Join Zoom Meeting ID number 504 895 8697.
A short, midweek Eucharist is offered at both Annunciation and Mount Olivet, beginning Wednesday, September 16 at Annunciation and Thursday, September 17 at Mount Olivet (see below for times). A maximum of 12 people can attend each service, and advance reservations are required for each person attending. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at 504-895-8697, EXT 3. Please indicate who is attending and provide a callback number. Reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis and must be made no later than two hours prior to the service. All services are open to members of both churches.
September Eucharist Dates/Times
09/16 6 pm Annunciation
09/17 11am Mount Olivet
09/23 6 pm Annunciation
09/24 6 pm Mount Olivet
09/30 6 pm Annunciation
DID YOU SEE OUR FALL WORSHIP PLANS?
An email was sent last Sunday outlining plans for in-person and live stream worship this fall. The worship committee needs to hear from you before moving onto the next stage of planning! If you have not done so already, please complete the brief survey at https://forms.gle/8evZzAbkpsDVjAPw7 by this Sunday, September 13. If you missed the email, you can review the plan for both churches at www.annunciationepiscopal.com/fall2020.html
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HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING:
Email or text Rev. Duane for the Zoom password. It is the same for every meeting at both churches.
Do you or does someone you know need our prayers? Please submit prayer requests to www.annunciationepiscopal.com/prayers or contact Rev. Duane at Duane@AnnunciationEpiscopal.com or (504) 357-8211 and they will be shared in our weekly email news. Confidential prayer requests can be made also.
Thanksgiving Meal Coordinator
A volunteer is needed to coordinate this year’s Thanksgiving Meal. Please let Rev. Duane know at Duane@AnnunciationEpiscopal.com if you are interested in serving this ministry.
Readers needed! We need people to pre-record readings for our Sunday worship service! If you have a smartphone or computer with video recording ability, you have all the equipment you need. Please let Rev. Duane know at Duane@AnnunciationEpiscopal.com
More than ever, we need beauty in our lives! Sign up for Altar Flowers with Suzanne Fontan.
PARISH & DIOCESEAN NEWS
Vestries for both Annunciation and Mount Olivet will meet September 27, 4-6pm
Fall 2020 Silent Retreat
Brother Todd van Alstyne, OP will lead a Silent Retreat at The Solomon Conference Center 10/16/2020 - 10/18/2020 for the people and friends of The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. Brother Todd will be joined by Dominican Sister, Onaye Farrish all the way from the Diocese of Mississippi for this weekend of refreshment, renewal and rest! Go to seccla.org/events2/fall-2020-silent-retreat for additional details and to register.
Neighbors in Need
The Broadmoor Food Pantry is accepting stable shelf items at Broadmoor Community Church at 2021 South Dupre Street (next to El Pavo Royal) at the following times:
Resources for Parishioners
Broadmoor Improvement Association exists to help every resident in Broadmoor thrive, and is open to all members of Annunciation, even if you reside outside the neighborhood. They provide affordable counseling and social services for all income levels on a donation basis. Call the BIA at 504-249-5130 or email email@example.com for more information.
Hurricane season has unfortunately not been cancelled. Are you prepared? Check out Ready.nola.gov/plan/hurricane/ for information, checklists, and other helpful resources. If you need help evacuating in the event of a hurricane or other disaster, please let Rev. Duane know.
The work of the Church goes on, even if the building is closed. Your generosity is needed and appreciated more than ever. Please give what you can, and if you are concerned about being able to fulfill your pledge, just reach out to Bates Whiteside or Jessica Jackson. Together, we can weather these uncertain times.
The all-around best way to give is with a recurring contribution through your bank account. It’s easy to set this up online, or our Parish Administrator Jessica Jackson can walk you through it. Give her a call at 535-4452. We are also grateful to accept your gift at any time in either of the following ways:
Donate online to Annuciation
Donate online to Mount Olivet
OR text GIVE to 504-565-2682.
OR mail your check.
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