Reminders & Announcements

Sunday September 16

8:30am Holy Eucharist Rite I

9:45am-10:30am Adult Education

11am Holy Eucharist Rite II

The children will be dismissed after the Collect of the Day to attend Sunday School.

Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm: 116:1-8

2nd Reading: James 3:1-12

Gospel: Mark 8:27-38

Reminders & Announcements

FALL BAZAAR - Next Saturday, September 22nd from 10-3pm.  As of today, when I look at the weather it shows partly sunny and a high of 76.  Please say a prayer that is doesn't change🙏.  It is a big event for the church!  If you would still like to volunteer, there is one meeting left this Sunday after the 11:00 service. If you have any questions of how you can help, please contact Holly Tomlin at 610-233-5454 or   Also, you haven't purchased a volunteer shirt, please either go to Hobby Lobby and purchase a shirt this color (located against the back wall towards the middle of the store)  OR wear a shirt you may already own in this color.  We will have name tags to wear in addition-

Coming up THIS WEEK…

Monday:                     7:00 pm Boy Scouts

Tuesday:                    9:00 am Morning Prayer

                                    2:15 pm Teen Tuesday

                                    6:00 pm Vestry Meeting

Wednesday:               3:00 pm Catechism Class (Make-up)

                                    6:30 pm Prayer & Praise

Thursday:                   9:00 am Morning Prayer

                                    9:30 am Women’s Bible Study

                                    7:00 pm Middle School Boy’s Bible Study

                                    7:45 pm Band & Choir Practice

Saturday:                    10:00-3:00 pm Fall Bazaar at COTM

Sunday:                      6:00 pm Catechism Class

Fall Bazaar Focus of the Week:

Prayer!!! We now have closed our vendor registration and have 70 vendors committed to coming to COTM on Sept. 22nd! Please keep this entire event in prayer- especially the weather. Now that hurricane season is upon us, weather can quickly change. Reminder that the rain date is Sept 29th, but Lord willing we will not need to postpone.

Raffle Items- Any Raffle Baskets/items are due by Sept. 16th. Please contact Rachel Wilson with any questions at 260-273-9709.

Catechism ClassFr. Kyle will begin teaching classes this Sunday from 6:00-7:00pm. There will be an alternative time available on Wednesdays starting Sept. 19th from 3:00-4:00pm. Classes will be 8 weeks long and meet in the church.

Debt Retirement Campaign – The last 2 weeks we collected $565.00. The total amount is $17,023.13. THANK YOU for your continued generosity!

Used Golf Balls and Tees for Sale - All proceeds to the debt retirement campaign. All makes and models. Cash or check. Make check out the

Church of the Messiah. Please contact John Ball for more details at

Youth Group Ministry - The Middle School Boy’s Bible Study will meet this Thursday at 7:00 pm in the Omega Room (Parish Office basement.) Any questions, please contact Sam at or 571-247-3702.

Altar Flowers– If you would like to sign-up for flowers “In Memory of” or “In Celebration of”, the sign-up calendar is in the Narthex for the 2018 year. The next available spot is for Sunday, October 21st (1 spot only). Thank you for supporting the Altar Flower Ministry!

Fredericksburg Food Bank – COTM will continue to collect non-perishable food items for the 2018 year, so please continue to give weekly. The collection bin is in the Narthex.

PERSONAL PRAYER REQUESTS: Please place in the Prayer Chest located on the Sanctuary west wall. EMERGENCY PRAYER REQUESTS: (available 24/7) Please contact Gary & Susan Carlmark 540-972-2497 or Matt & Betti Small 540-226-2486. All prayer requests are handled with the strictest of confidentiality.

Please see our events page for additional events at COTM!


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