Worship Leader Training Sunday At St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Training for Eucharistic Ministers and Worship Leaders at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, is scheduled for Sunday following the 10:00 a.m. service. Those interested are invited to attend as well as any existing Eucharistic Ministers and Worship Leaders who would like to lend a hand. Please let Lou know if you plan to attend at louisatp@aol.com.
The 11th Annual Pentecost BBQ is Sunday, June 8, following the 10:00 a.

m. service. Sign-up for sides & desserts is in the Narthex. You can join the pit crew beforehand, they will be slow cooking the meat over an open pit at All Saints House on Saturday, June 7, and there will be a Low Country Shrimp Boil around 6:00 p.m. If you would like to come Saturday, please sign up in the Narthex so we know how much shrimp to buy. Questions? Contact Ed McCoy at 400-2729 or enmreal@aol.com.

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