Reminders & Announcements


Announcements, Reminders & Upcoming Events

Sunday Sept. 17th and 24th- Fr. Tom Hayes will officiate all services on Sept. 17th and 24th

Holy Eucharist Rite I at 8:30

Adult Education will restart on Oct. 1st

Holy Eucharist Rite II at 11am

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

High School kids 9-12th grade will remain in the church for sermon.

Reminders & Announcements

Coming up the week of 9/10/17

Monday:         7:00 pm Boy Scouts

Tuesday:        9:00 am Morning Prayer / 2:15 pm Teen Tuesday / 7:00 pm Vestry Meeting /  

                            7:00 pm Prayer Shawl

Wednesday:  1:30 pm Bridge Group / 6:30 pm Prayer & Praise / 7:30 pm Rector’s Bible Study

Thursday:      9:00 am Morning Prayer /  7:00 pm Band & Choir Practice

Friday:             7:30 pm Card & Board Game Group – New Day and Place (Fellowship Hall)

Congratulations to COTM's youth minister, Sam and her husband, Sebastian!!
Caleb Leonard Bruce Bouchard was born on Friday Sept. 8th
8lb 3oz, 21 3/4 inches

If you would like to help the Sebastian and Sam....
password is Caleb

Fall Fellowship Event and Chili Cook-off – Just a reminder that we have a sign-up sheet in the Narthex for chili and a variety of other food items to contribute to the Fall Fellowship event on Oct 1st after the 11:00 am service.  We hope to have a variety of chili for this event, so please consider signing up to bring your favorite recipe!   If we do not have enough signed up to put on a good cook-off, we will change plans and have a fall food themed event!  Either way, it will be a great time of fellowship- stay tuned for more info.

Pet Blessing & collection to support the Spotsylvania Animal Shelter

Help support the Spotsylvania County Animal Shelter by donating items from their wish list, and bring your pet(s) to receive a pet blessing. Yummy treats will be available for all too!

Please make sure pets are on leashes or in carriers.
Sponsored by a Thrivent Financial Action Team
For more information go to

Wish List
Food – Cat/Dog; Kitten/Puppy; Grain Free, if possible
(Please NO Beneful, Kibbles&Bits or Old Roy)
Dog and Cat Treats (Please NO rawhides)
Dog and Cat Toys Washable
Blankets, towels, sheets, nonclumping cat litter

Everything but the Garage- Fredericksburg’s Largest Indoor Garage Sale - October 14-15th

COTM will be renting (2) 8x15’ spaces at this event taking place at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. We are looking for donations of gently used items (furniture, clothing, children’s items, household goods, etc.) to sell. The Fellowship Committee and Senior Warden, John Ball, discussed a cause to donate the funds raised from this event.  We agreed unanimously to donate to the Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Jose Response Fund with Episcopal Relief and Development.  This opportunity is a great way for COTM to reach out to the community!  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Holly Tomlin or John Ball.

We currently have a display in the Fellowship hall for donations.  Currently we are looking for someone to help add a display area for clothing.  If you are interested in creating this, please see Holly Tomlin or John Ball. We will have a pricing party as we get closer to this event after coffee hour on Oct. 8th- mark your calendars!

Men's Bible Study will begin on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30 am in the Fellowship Hall. Our first study of 12 weeks will be a video series by Sinclair Ferguson on the Holy Spirit. Coffee and donuts will be available. Everyone is welcome. Please join us for this exciting study.

The Campus Christian Community is hosting its 11th annual Golf Tournament on Monday, October 2nd.  Please come out and support this ministry and have a great day of golfing as well.  The tournament is going to be held at the Fredericksburg Country Club and registration begins at 10 a.m.  Visit the website for more information or call the CCC office at 540-373-9255.

Altar Flower DonationsCelebrating a special occasion or honoring a loved one?  If so, please complete the sign-up sheet in the Narthex. October and November slots available. 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. So please continue bringing in your items to help the community. There is a collection bin 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.

Have a Great Week!


Please see our events page for additional events at COTM!






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