Announcements for September 17, 2017

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

2018 CALENDARS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE NARTHEX.

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 www.episcopalrelief.org. 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 smaacparish@gmail.com. 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.

Announcements for September 10, 2017

ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION begins today: two professional grief counselors from Denver Hospice will share their thoughts on how to manage loss. Come hear what the industry experts have to say about bereavement.

CHURCH SCHOOL starts today: Church School will resume at 9:15 a.m. and Chapel meets in the Lady Chapel during the 10 a.m. Mass. Everyone is welcome to join us for the annual kick- off picnic on the south lawn following the 10 a.m. Mass. Pick up a registration form in the Narthex to register your child for Church School! See Audrey Mailes or Margaret Norwood with questions.

FATHER FRASER will be out of town Monday through Thursday morning for the Society of the Holy Cross (SSC) Conference in Saint Louis.

THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS is this Thursday. There will be no 9:30 a.m. Mass. There will be 6:30 p.m. Mass, however.

ST. MICHAEL’S MEN’S GROUP meets this Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. at Pete’s University Park Café, at University Blvd. and Evans Avenue.

THE LISTENING POST resumes Wednesday at the University of Denver.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD meets this Saturday after 9:30 Mass.

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

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!

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.

INTERCESSION REQUESTS must be renewed each month, with the exception of Aged and Infirm and the Armed Services. If you wish to have your intercession requests renewed, please fill out a new Intercession Request Slip before the end of the month. You may also call or e-mail the church office.

Announcements for August 13, 2017

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH, will be celebrated with two masses: Low Mass at 9:30 a.m. and Sung Mass at 6:30 p. m. The members of Queen of the Angels Ward of The Society of Mary will be preparing a supper following the late Mass for all who wish to attend. Make your reservation by calling the office, or today at Coffee Klatch in the Parish Hall. The Ward asks for $5.00 for this supper, which will go toward helping support The Ronald McDonald House.

MUSIC CAMP Music camp day for ages 8 and up, Saturday, August 26th, has been cancelled, due to low enrollment. Music camp for 4-to-7 year olds on August 5th was a big success and a lot of fun.

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is next Sunday. The food item is canned meat, at $3.00 per can.

THE SEPTEMBER ARCHANGEL DEADLINE is Tuesday, August 22nd. Please e-mail your articles to the parish secretary, at smaacparish@gmail.com or drop them by the church office.

Announcements for August 6, 2017

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH, will be celebrated with two masses: Low Mass at 9:30 a.m. and High Mass at 6:30 p. m. The members of Queen of the Angels Ward of The Society of Mary will be preparing a supper following the late Mass for all who wish to attend. Make your reservation by calling the office, or on Sundays at Coffee Klatch in the Parish Hall. The Ward asks for $5.00 donation for this supper, which will go toward helping support The Ronald McDonald House. Questions? Contact Robin Dow at 303-755-8340 or relainedow@gmail.com.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD Members, past and present, along with their families, are invited to attend a luncheon on Saturday, August, 12th at noon in the parish hall. We will be celebrating the 35th year of St. Clare’s Guild. Please sign up by today, so we will know how many to expect. Questions? Please contact Claudia Walker.

MUSIC CAMP Music camp day for ages 8 and up will be Saturday, August 26th, from10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please note: this is a change of date from the announcement in the Archangel. (Please register by August 10th.) Cost is $10.00 /child or $15.00/family for either session. Each child needs to bring a sack lunch; and the 4 to 7-year- olds also need to bring a blanket. Snacks will be provided. Register by calling Nancy King at 303-758-3955 or the church office at 303-777-5181.

LITTLE GLASS JARS are in both arches of the Narthex. The money donated will be used by the members of the Society of Mary to purchase food for the needy. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

THE PARISH SECRETARY will be out of the office on Monday and Tuesday for a short vacation. She will back for her regular office hours on Thursday and Friday.

ST. MICHAEL’S MEN’S GROUP will meet August 8th, at Pete’s University Park Café, at University Blvd. and Evans Avenue. Contact Colton Mailes, at 417.455.3112 or colton.mailes@gmail.com, for more details

MINI CHURCH CAMP 2017, a big “Thank you” to all who helped with camp this year! Thanks for making burritos and cookies, knitting pocket prayer shawls for the campers, donating crosses to wear, gathering liturgical items needed for worship, providing music around the campfire, and helping to plan and facilitate an attempted climb up Buffalo Peak! Additional thanks for all those who prayed for a safe and holy Church Camp! Special appreciation is extended to Fr. Johnson who was the Camp Priest again this year. All added up to a very special and wonderful time!

LISTENING POST VOLUNTEERS, and those interested in learning more about LP, are invited to join a kick-off celebration and planning session for the upcoming DU academic school year. Plan to meet in Parish Hall for an informal meeting (food provided) on Thursday, August 10th, at 6:30 p.m. Please let Deacon Stoddard know if you are planning to attend. New volunteers are always welcome!

Announcements for July 30, 2107

LOAVES AND FISHES SUNDAY is today. Please use the designated envelopes available in the Narthex, or write “Loaves and Fishes” in the memo line of your check. Your kind donation will go to help those less fortunate.

MUSIC CAMP is coming in August: music camp day for 4 to 7 year- olds will be Saturday, August 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Please register by August 1st.) Music camp day for ages 8 and up will be Saturday, August 26th, from10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a change of date from the announcement in the Archangel. (Please register by August 10th.) Cost is $10.00 /child or $15.00/family for either session. Each child needs to bring a sack lunch; and the 4 to 7-year- olds also need to bring a blanket. Snacks will be provided. Register by calling Nancy King at 303-758-3955 or the church office at 303-777-5181 for a registration form. You may also e-mail Nancy King @nking406871@msn.com.

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH, a Red Letter Holy Day, will be celebrated with two masses: Low Mass at 9:30 a.m. and High Mass at 6:30 p. m. The members of Queen of the Angels Ward of The Society of Mary will be preparing a supper following the late Mass
for all who wish to attend. Make your reservation by August 6th in the office or on Sundays at Coffee Klatch in the Parish Hall. The Ward asks for $5.00 for supper. An additional donation will go toward helping support The Ronald McDonald House. Questions? Contact Robin Dow at 303-755-8340 or relainedow@gmail.com or the Parish office at 303-777-5181.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD Members, past and present, along with their families, are invited to attend a luncheon on Saturday, August, 12th at noon in the parish hall. We will be celebrating the 35th year of St. Clare’s Guild. Please sign up, so we will know how many to expect. Questions? Please contact Claudia Walker.

THE WEEKLY BULLETIN deadline for announcements is Monday.

Announcements for July 23, 2017

OUR THANKS GO TO BOB MOORE, guest organist, for providing music for today’s 10:00 a.m. Mass.

TODAY’S SERVICE MUSIC will be the Willan setting, instead of Jones. Please refer to your bulletin for the page numbers.

OUR CONDOLENCES go to Arthur and Pamela Varga on the death of Pam’s father, Francis Zajack.

MINI-CHURCH CAMP: Camp is scheduled for July 27-30. If you are a high school student, or know of one who may be interested, please contact Deacon Stoddard ASAP to register, at 303-761-7179 or garydstoddard@gmail.com. There will be a blessing in the parking lot after 9:30 a.m. Mass on Thursday to send off the campers.

THE FLOWERS ON THE MARY SHRINE on July 16th were given in loving memory of Dorothy Belle McGraw by Kathleen McGraw.

FATHER FRASER is on holidays until Friday evening, July 28th. In the event of a pastoral emergency, please contact Canon Morgan at the phone number listed in this bulletin. Additionally, Deacon Stoddard will continue to be available during Fr. Fraser’s absence.

ST. MARTHA’S PATRONAL will be Saturday. Active members, emeritus members and auxiliary members are invited to join Father for lunch at Brio’s at 12:30 p.m. Consider car pooling with other members. Church is a good meeting place for those who do not wish to drive in Cherry Creek, although parking is complimentary.

LOAVES AND FISHES SUNDAY is next Sunday. Please use the designated envelopes available in the Narthex, or write “Loaves and Fishes” in the memo line of your check. Your kind donation will go to help those less fortunate.

MUSIC CAMP is coming in August: music camp day for 4 to 7 year- olds will be Saturday, August 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Please register by August 1st.) Music camp day for ages 8 and up will be Saturday, August 26th, from10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a change of date from the announcement in the Archangel. (Please register by August 10th.) Cost is $10.00 /child or $15.00/family for either session. Each child needs to bring a sack lunch; and the 4 to 7-year- olds also need to bring a blanket. Snacks will be provided. Register by calling Nancy King at 303-758-3955 or the church office at 303-777-5181 for a registration form.

ST. FRANCIS CENTER needs your donations of men’s footwear and toiletries. We will be collecting items in the Parish Hall, as before, and doing a donation run in mid-August. Further details will be forthcoming soon. For more information, contact Ann Campbell at 303-880-1012 or ameelia2002@yahoo.com.

RUMMAGE SALE REMINDER: We cannot accept televisions or old electronics. Please ask Dave Gross (303-319-6928) before leaving any electronics.

Announcements for July 16, 2017

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is today. The food item is cold cereal, at $3.00 a box. Your generous contributions go to help feed the needy.

THE FEAST DAY OF SAINT MARY MAGDALENE will be Saturday. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m.

FATHER FRASER is on holidays until Friday evening, July 28th. In the event of a pastoral emergency, please contact Canon Morgan at the phone number listed in this bulletin. Additionally, Deacon Stoddard will continue to be available during Fr. Fraser’s absence.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD will meet on Saturday, after 9:00 a.m. Mass.

MINI-CHURCH CAMP: Camp is July 27-30. This will be the fourth Mini-Camp serving St. Michael and All Angels’ and Church of the Epiphany. If you are a high school student, or know of one who may be interested, please contact Deacon Stoddard for registration information, at garydstoddard@gmail.com
or 303-761-7179. Time is short!

ST. MARTHA’S PATRONAL will be Saturday, July 29th. Active members, emeritus members and auxiliary members are invited to join Father for lunch at Brio’s at 12:30 p.m. Please sign up in the sacristy by Saturday, July 22nd. Consider carpooling with other members. Church is a good meeting place for those who do not wish to drive in Cherry Creek, although parking is complimentary.

LOAVES AND FISHES SUNDAY is July 30th. Please use the designated envelopes available in the Narthex, or write “Loaves and Fishes” in the memo line of your check. Your kind donation will go to help those less fortunate.

THE WEEKLY BULLETIN deadline for announcements is Monday.

MUSIC CAMP is coming in August: music camp day for 4 to 7 year- olds will be Saturday, August 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Please register by August 1st.) Music camp day for ages 8 and up will be Saturday, August 26th, from10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a change of date from the announcement in the Archangel. (Please register by August 10th.) Cost is $10.00 /child or $15.00/family for either session. Each child needs to bring a sack lunch; and the 4 to 7-year- olds also need to bring a blanket. Snacks will be provided. Register by calling Nancy King at 303-758-3955 or the church office at 303-777-5181.

RUMMAGE SALE REMINDER: We cannot accept televisions or old electronics. Please ask Jean Gross (303-906-5446) before leaving any electronics.

Announcements for July 9, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is next Sunday, July 16th. The food item is cold cereal, at $3.00/box. Your generous contributions go to help feed the needy.

FATHER FRASER is on holidays beginning tomorrow. He will be out of the country until Friday evening, July 28th. In the event of a pastoral emergency, please contact Canon Morgan at the phone number listed in this bulletin. Additionally, Deacon Stoddard will continue to be available during Fr. Fraser’s absence.

THE ST. MICHAEL’S MEN’S GROUP will meet this Tuesday, 7/11, at Pete’s University Park Cafe (2345 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80210) at 6:30 a.m. Please contact Colton Mailes with any questions at 417.455.3112 or colton.mailes@gmail.com.

THE MEN’S GROUP will soon be making an effort to visit our homebound or ill parish family for fellowship. Please contact Colton Mailes (colton.mailes@gmail.com or 417.455.3112), if you’re interested in helping. Attendance at the monthly Men’s Group breakfasts is not required.

MINI-CHURCH CAMP: Camp is penciled in for July 27-30. This will be the fourth Mini-Camp serving St. Michael and All Angels’ and Church of the Epiphany. If you are a high school student, or know of one who may be interested, please contact Deacon Stoddard for registration information, at garydstoddard@gmail.com
or 303-761-7179.

ST. MARTHA’S PATRONAL will be Saturday, July 29th. Active members, emeritus members and auxiliary members are invited to join Father for lunch at Brio’s at 12:30 p.m. Please sign up in the sacristy. Consider car pooling with other members. Church is a good meeting place for those who do not wish to drive to Cherry Creek, although parking is complimentary.

LOAVES AND FISHES SUNDAY is July 30th. Please use the designated envelopes available in the Narthex, or write “Loaves and Fishes” in the memo line of your check. Your kind donation will go to help those less fortunate who are struggling to provide food for themselves and their families.

THE CHURCH OFFICE will close at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow. Regular church office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

JUST A REMINDER: Intercessions need to be renewed each month; if you wish intercessions to be listed in the bulletin, please submit a new intercession card, or contact the church office. Exceptions are: Aged and Infirm and the Armed Services.

THE WEEKLY BULLETIN deadline for announcements is Monday.

Announcements for June 18, 2017

RED LETTER HOLY DAYS this week are the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Friday and the Nativity of St. John the Baptist on Saturday. Morning Mass will be observed both days: on Friday at 9:30 a.m. and on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is today. The food item is peanut butter, @$3.50/jar. Thank you for your generosity for those in need.

THE NEW WHITE HIGH MASS VESTMENTS which made their debut last Sunday are a gift given in loving memory of Judith Lee Hannah (1940-2015), who bequeathed her estate to St Michael and All Angels’ Church. Although prevented from attending Mass for the last fifteen years of her life, she continued to receive the Sacraments through the ministries of Father Walker, Father Shoberg and myself. The chasuble, dalmatic, tunicle, stoles, burse and veil were made by Watts & Co., Westminster, UK. The cope and maniples were supplied by the vendor, Luzar Vestments of Oxford. The set is constructed of white Bellini silk with green Bellini orphreys (banding). These vestments which will adorn our parish for decades, are a small token of our appreciation of the generosity of Judy’s bequest. As a benefactress of the Parish, please remember her soul in your prayers.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD meets this Saturday, following 9:00 Mass.

PENTECOST GIVEAWAY PRIZES: winners who have not yet picked up your prizes from the Pentecost Giveaway may do so at the church office. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – noon.

THE WEEKLY BULLETIN deadline for announcements is Monday.

THE ARCHANGEL DEADLINE is Wednesday, June 21st. for the combined July/August issue; please submit your information now!

JUST A REMINDER: Intercessions need to be renewed each month; if you wish intercessions to be listed in the bulletin, please submit a new intercession card, or contact the church office. Exceptions are: Aged and Infirm and the Armed Services.

MINI-CHURCH CAMP: Camp is penciled in for July 27-30. This will be the fourth Mini-Camp serving St. Michael and All Angels’ and Church of the Epiphany. If you are a High School Student, or know of one who may be interested, please contact Deacon Stoddard for registration information.

Announcements for June 11, 2017

THE GRADUATION BOUQUET IN THE SANCTUARY IS GIVEN TO THE GLORY OF GOD ON THE OCCASION OF AND IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE GRADUATION OF: Corinne Elaine Brown, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, Master’s Degree in Teaching Diverse Learners, granddaughter of Georgiana Crouter; Kylie Michele Brown, Arizona State University, Dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Sustainability and in Design Management, granddaughter of Georgiana Crouter; Olivia Aileen Townsend, Cherry Creek High School, Denver, CO, (will attend the College of St. Benedict, St. Cloud, MN), granddaughter of Georgiana Crouter; Grant Louis Townsend, Arapahoe High School, Littleton, CO (will attend University of Colorado at Denver); grandson of Georgiana Crouter; Alexander Olson, Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO, Bachelor of Science, with Honors, in Civil Engineering, grandson of Fred and Virginia Mattson; Jennifer Ann Davis, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; daughter of Greg and Polly Davis, granddaughter of Bill and Nancy Davis; Sergio Chavez, Clovis High School, Fresno, CA, grandson of Sue Howe; Kae Lynn Morgan, Estes Park High School, Estes Park, CO, granddaughter of Canon Edward J. & Sara Morgan; Katelynn Mae Hughes, Pine Creek High School, Colorado Springs, CO, Boettcher Scholar, summa cum laude, granddaughter of Barbara Reed; Ian Lawrence, SkyView Academy, Highlands Ranch, CO, grandson of Linda Lawrence; Andy Farquhar, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, grandson of Toni Farquhar; Alexandra Oakley, Western Connecticut State University, Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, granddaughter of Barbara Reed; Ashley Oakley, New York Fashion Institute of Technology, A.D. in Film and Media, granddaughter of Barbara Reed, Melanie Lonergan, Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO, Bachelor of Science, granddaughter of Horace+ Lycett; James Avery, Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, son of Robert and Dorcas Avery; Cassie Dow, Miami High School, Miami, OK, National Merit Scholar, granddaughter of Neal+ and Marjorie Dow, niece of Robin Dow.

CORPUS CHRISTI is Thursday. Please join us for our annual Jumbo Hot Dog Supper after the 6:30 p.m. Mass, sponsored by the St. Teresa of Avila Ward of the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament. Please sign up in the Narthex, so we know how many to expect. Free-will donations are gratefully accepted.

FOOD COLLECTION SUNDAY is next Sunday. The food item is peanut butter, @$3.50/jar. Thank you for your generosity for those in need.

THE ARCHANGEL DEADLINE is Wednesday, June 21st, for the combined July/August edition.

THE WEEKLY BULLETIN deadline for announcements is Monday.

ST. CLARE’S GUILD meets June 24th, following 9:00 a.m. Mass.