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Family Faith Formation Night

Wednesday is Family Faith Formation Night.  We meet at 6pm until 7pm.  The children meet in the Marian Room, while Fr. Peter meets in the church with the teens and adults for his discussion on Marriage and the Family.  This is a more in depth look at what his homilies just touch on with the Theology of the Body.  There was a nice crowd last week with good questions and discussion. 

Rosary Altar Society

Save the Date: There will be a Rosary Altar Society meeting on January 30th after the 8:30am Mass in the Marian Room.  Come and see what each volunteer committee is doing and how you can join one of these parish outreach or social committees.

Help with Donuts after Mass

We need helpers for 9:00am and 11:00am coffee and donuts. This entails picking up donuts, fruit and supplies, preparing on trays and making coffee before both masses. Please contact the office if you are interested in helping out.

2018 Diocesan Conference

Save the date for the 2018 Diocesan Conference taking place September 21 & 22, 2018, at Treetops Resort in Gaylord. Entitled “This Little Light of Mine: Shining Christ’s Light, Sunrise to Sunset,” the conference will focus on ways to ‘shine your light’ in all facets of life and will even feature special breakout sessions for teens. Our Friday-night keynote speaker and emcee/musician for the weekend is internationally-renowned singer-songwriter Jesse Manibusan, author of “Open My Eyes,” a hymn that has been published in many languages for both Catholic and Protestant Churches around the world. Dr. Timothy O’Malley, Ph.D., director of the Center for Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame will present on Saturday. Bring your family for a weekend of faith and fun and take advantage of the special lodging and golf rates offered by Treetops. More information is available at www.dioceseofgaylord.org. Stay tuned as more presenters and a full schedule will be announced! HELP NEEDED! The Women’s Emergency Shelter, located at Third Day Fellowship, will open again November 1st through May 1st. We are looking for female “innkeepers” to help us supervise the shelter again this year! Shelter hours are 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Contact Ginger Stevens at 231-330- 2643 (call/text) or email gingersnap_60@hotmail.com if you are able to serve in this amazing ministry! TRANSPORTATION If you need a ride to a appointment or to Mass…please call: Kay Krause at 231-437-3230 Kay will contact one of our volunteer drivers to pick up. Absolute Catholic 2018 Women’s Conference All women are invited to the Absolute Catholic 2018 Women’s Conference “Let Us Cross to the Other Side: The Other Side of Fear” on Saturday, January 27, at Christ the King Parish in Acme. This year, the conference will feature Hallie Lord, author of On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace and host of Hallie Weekly on SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel. Registration and fellowship will begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25 per person before January 19, and increases to $30 per person until the day of the event. Tickets purchased at the door are $35 per person. Cost includes lunch. The day will feature Mass with Bishop Raica, a witness from Beth Maday, and prayerful music with Janine Winkler. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Endres at sendres@threewest.net or visit AbsoluteCatholic.com. March

March for Life

The mission of the March for Life is to provide all Americans with a place to testify to the beauty of life and the dignity of each human person. Anyone interested in attending the next March for Life on Friday, January 19 in Washington, D.C. should contact Marie Hahnenberg, diocesan coordinator for the Family Life/Respect Life Office, at 989.732.5147 or via email at mhahnenberg@dioceseofgaylord.org to reserve tickets for you or your group. Please note that groups are responsible for their own transportation.

St. Michael Open House

MONTHLY OPEN HOUSE
Every 1st Thursday, 9:00 am (November 2nd)

Still wondering what St. Michael Academy’s all about?  All interested community members, parishioners, and potential students are invited to attend our monthly open house.  Tour the school, meet students, staff & teachers, learn about classical curriculum, athletics, faith & service opportunities and get all your questions answered!


	

Help Wanted

We need helpers for 9:00am and 11:00am coffee and donuts. This entails picking up donuts, fruit and supplies, preparing on trays and making coffee before both masses. Please contact the office if you are interested in helping out.

Men’s Homeless Shelter

The Men’s Homeless Shelter is also seeking male volunteer supervisors at the Community Reformed Church beginning on November 1st and going until March 31st.  Please contact the CRC at 547-9482 for more information.

The Women’s Emergency Shelter

The Women’s Emergency Shelter located at Third Day Fellowship will open again Nov. 1 – May 1.

We are looking for female ‘innkeepers’ to help us supervise the shelter again this year!

Shelter hours are 8 p.m. – 8 a.m.

Please contact Ginger Stevens at 231-330-2643 (call or text) or email at gingersnap_60@hotmail.com

if you are willing to serve in this amazing ministry!

 

 

Rev. Ginger Stevens
Director/Joppa House Ministries
Director/ Third Day Fellowship
231-547-8040 (o)/231-330-2643 (c)
231-547-8041 (f)
www.joppahouseministries.org
www.3dfellowship.org