February 4, 2016 St. Patrick's Episcopal Church Weekly Updates

Good Afternoon Parishioners,

Thank you to everyone who was at the Annual Parish Meeting! We appreciate you being there and learning what went on at St. Patrick's in 2015, which was a fantastic year, as well as the hopes for 2016 are wonderful! Thanks to you it was a great turnout!

Super Bowl Sunday Please bring a can or 10 of soup this Sunday! Your donation will help keep families in need warm in these winter days! They can be delivered to the Narthex.

Please continue to pray for Josie Ross, who was involved in a car accident. Jen+ has visited Josie, and requests continuing prayers for her healing. You may send cards to her home address. Josie's home address is: 301 White Oak Dr. #206, Santa Rosa, CA 95409. Thank you!

A message from the Gun Safety Workshop

The group met on Monday, February 1st and discussed mission and vision as well as possible areas of focus. Dicksie Tamanaha will provide an update on the group's work from 9:30- 10 a.m. in Stevenson Hall on Sunday, February 7th. All are welcome!

The Brady Campaign is sponsoring an event on February 11th at 5:30 p.m. at the Odd Fellow's Hall, 545 Pacific Ave in Santa Rosa. Dr. David McCuan, political science professor at Sonoma State University and political spokesperson for the Press Democrat will be the speaker.

Members of the Republican House are preparing a bill to repeal the gun safety Executive Orders that President Obama announced in January. If you support President Obama's Executive Orders, please contact out elected officials: Rep. Mike Thompson, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer.

The next meeting will be Monday, February 22nd at 1:30 p.m. in the Vestry Meeting Room. All are welcome!

Contemplative prayer will held tomorrow, February 5th at 9:30 a.m. in the Vestry room.

Ash Wednesday is February 10th, Eucharist at 9:00 a.m. or 12:00 p.m.

The Men's Breakfast is February 10th at 7:00 a.m., located at Su Casa Mexican Restaurant in the St. Francis shopping center.

Celebrate Family Night will be Saturday, February 13th at 5:00 p.m. Please come out to St. Patrick's for this joyful time with your families! Invite your friends and their families to experience family worship, planned activities for the children and family games! Enjoy great food and beverages and fellowship with others!

Weekly Bible Study with the Rev. Jennifer Hornbeck will held on Monday, February 8th at 12:15 p.m. in the Vestry room. On February 15th, there will be no Bible Study group due to President's Day.

Tom Hadfield is home from the hospital and is on the mend but needs continuing prayers. His parents live with him at 6482 Timber Springs Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 94509. You may reach Tom at 415-806-8664 to inquire about his current needs. Thank you.

If you use the Check Request Form to be reimbursed for items you purchase for the church; please know the forms have been updated. If you need a copy drop by the church office.

Thank you for bringing in your donations! The Daughters of the King (DOK) are collecting hotel-type toiletries for distribution to the homeless and migrant workers. There is a box in the Narthex marked DOK TOILETRIES for this purpose.

All throughout the winter season you can help support Church of Incarnation's Open Table Ministry by donating new white crew socks. You can find the donation barrel in Stevenson Hall.

Attached to this email are a couple of announcements from Sandy Keith regarding Bobbiejo Maggard. As you may know, Bobbiejo and her husband Jason are expecting their first child March 27, 2016! Please check out the attachments, thank you!

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church's has a new website at http://www.stpatrickskenwood.org. The email remains stpatrickskenwood@gmail.com, as we create individual emails set up in our office.

Thank you Everyone and enjoy the rest of your week! Many Blessings to each of you.

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church Email: stpatrickskenwood@gmail.com Phone: 707-833-4228