Announcements for September 17, 2017

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is today. This month’s food item is Rice, at $2.00 per package.


THE FEAST OF SAINT MATTHEW THE APOSTLE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR is Thursday. Masses will be said at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

THE VESTRY will meet this Thursday, after evening mass.

HURRICANE RELIEF DONATIONS may be sent to Episcopal Relief & Development, Hurricane Harvey Fund, (or general “Hurricane Relief Fund”) P. O. Box 7058, Merrifield, VA 22116-7058. Thank you, to those wishing to help! Donations may also be made online at You may select either the “Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund” or the general “Hurricane Relief Fund”, which includes Hurricane Irma.

OUR PATRONAL FEAST, THE FEAST OF SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS is on September 29th. Low Mass is at 9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass with Incense is at 6:30 p.m., followed by our Patronal Dinner. Reservations are required for the roast beef dinner. The cost is: Adults, $15; Children 6 to 12: $6. Please make your reservation right away! The deadline is next Sunday, September 24th.

RUMMAGE SALE REMINDER: Fall Rummage Week will start Sunday, October 8th, 2017. Volunteer to help with this important fundraiser of St. Michael’s! Please contact Dave Gross before leaving any electronics. Other questions, or to volunteer to help: contact Jean Gross or Claudia Walker.

THE OCTOBER ARCHANGEL DEADLINE IS this Wednesday, September 20th.

SAINT MARTHA’S GUILD MEMBERS, emeritus and auxiliary members, please sign up in the sacristy for the luncheon and meeting on Saturday, October 7th.

CHURCH OFFICE hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. till noon. If you call outside these days and times, please leave a voice message, and your call will be returned the following business day. You may also send an e-mail to If your call is an emergency, please call Fr. Fraser or Dcn. Stoddard on their direct phone numbers, listed in the staff roster.

PLEASE NOTE: Intercession requests need to be renewed at the beginning of each month, with the exception of Aged and Infirm and the Armed Forces. Please fill out a new intercession form by the end of the month; you may also call or e-mail the church office.