Reminders & Announcements


Announcements, Reminders & Upcoming Events

Here is what is happening this Sunday 7/23:

ONE Service ONLY - Holy Eucharist Rite II 9:30 am

Sunday’s Readings

Old Testament: Isaiah 44:6-8

Psalm: 86:11-17

Epistle: Romans 8:12-25

Gospel: Matthew: 13:24-30, 36-43

There is No Adult Education and Sunday School. Children will remain in the church for a children's sermon.

Reminders & Announcements

Fr. Kyle will be on vacation beginning Monday July 24th and will return on Monday July 31st. There will be no Morning Prayer on Tuesday or Thursday of that week. On Sunday, July 30th there will be a Morning Prayer Service at 9:30am led by Darren Felsburg.

School Dressing Days August 11 & 12th – Donations Needed! Good, clean clothes, shoes, toiletries, and cash. Complete list of ACCEPTABLE items can be found on the flyer in the Narthex. Please contact Betty Massey at 540-371-9614. There is a container in the Undercroft for items that are donated.

Save the Date – Please join us on Sunday August 27th to welcome back Newlyweds, Peter and Jesica Lontor!  Cake and refreshments to be held after the 9:30am service.  If you would like to contribute a monetary gift to be put towards a gift card, please see Holly Tomlin. *This reception will be in lieu of original plans for a shower on the 26th as previously posted*

Vacation Bible School (VBS) at COTM will be July 31st- August 4th from 9-12pm. Sign-up sheets for children (Preschool through Rising 6th graders) and volunteers are in the Narthex. No cost to attend. Please RSVP by July 24th. If you have any questions, please contact Samantha Bouchard at 571-247-3702 or

Future Fellowship Activities:

COTM Card Group - Enjoy playing cards? COTM is looking to start a card group- Bridge, Canasta, Hearts, Pinochle, etc. Sign-up sheet is in the Narthex. Please contact Dianna or Paul Marsden for more information on the start date/time of a card group. They can be reached by phone - 540-907-6265 or email - or

COTM's Got Talent - COTM would like to have a fellowship night soon to highlight the many talents of our congregation! Like to sing? Play an instrument? Tell Jokes? Dance? This event is for you! Please sign up with your talent in the Narthex. More info to follow.

Altar Flower Donations – Celebrating a special occasion or honoring a loved one? If so, please complete the sign-up sheet in the Narthex. Please take a look-we have a few slots available in August (1 spot open on August 6th) and September. Thank you all for supporting the Altar Flower Ministry at COTM.

Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank- Please remember every week we continue to collect food items. There is a collection bin in the Narthex.

PERSONAL PRAYER REQUESTS: can be placed 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.

Have a Great Week!

Please see our events page for additional events at COTM!






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