Announcements for December 20, 2015

THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT performance is next Sunday, in place of Christian Education. The Dress rehearsal and cast party lunch and games for cast and families will be this Saturday at 11 a.m. Please contact Nancy King at nking406871@msn.com or phone her at 303-758-3955 if you have questions.

CONFESSIONS will be heard in the Chapel on Christmas Eve from 8:30 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. or at any time by appointment.

HANGING OF THE GREENS will be today, following the 10:00 a.m. Mass. Pizza will be served. We will finish up on Monday, December 21st, if needed. Please stay and help out if you are able.

THE BROADWAY ASSISTANCE CENTER is in need of toiletries for their clients. If you have items to donate, please place them in the marked receptacle in the reception area.

PLEASE REMEMBER there is only one Sunday left in 2015, after today. Please ensure that, come Tax Time in April 2016, you receive the proper credit for charitable giving, by making sure your pledge is fully recorded by December 31st. If you need to know where you are with regard to your pledge balance; or if you have any other questions, please speak to Dian Searles.

THE SOCIETY OF MARY sponsors a Volunteer Evening at the Center when there is a fifth Wednesday in the month. Our next opportunity is Dec. 30, from 4:45pm to 7:15pm. We need at least 11 volunteers. If you can’t be there for the entire time, please do what you are able. There is a sign-up sheet in the Narthex.

INTINCTION is administered on the pulpit side of the Altar Rail, where the chalice is always administered by the ordained clergy. Please be sure to receive on this side if you receive by intinction.

EYC – On the Move and Church of the Epiphany’s Youth Group are planning on seeing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on Wednesday, December 30th at 4:00 PM. Middle School and High School children are welcome! Please call Gary Stoddard for details. (303) 761-7179

CHRISTMAS SERVICES begin at 11:00 p.m. Thursday evening, December 24th, with Procession and Midnight Mass. Following the Mass, there is a celebratory reception in the Parish Hall to mark Our Lord’s Birth. All are welcome. There will be two Masses on Christmas Day: at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. All three Masses have different readings. Carols will be sung a cappella at the early Mass, while a full Sung Mass will be offered at the later Mass. For the days following the Feast of the Nativity, please see the Christmas Services Schedule.

PLEDGE CARDS for 2016 are now due. Please turn these in ASAP if you have not already done so. They are urgently needed to plan our budget for 2016.

KING SOOPERS, SAFEWAY, AND NATURAL GROCER GIFT CARDS/VOUCHERS are available in the curate’s office. We now have reloadable Safeway cards.