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Dorcas House


Visit to Dorcas House  -  August 23, 2014
Everyone welcome — Newcomers and Familiar Visitors Alike — No Spanish Required
 

Don’t Say Goodbye to Summer without Saying Hello to the Kids!

The children of Dorcas House/Vida Joven in Tijuana invite you to visit them on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 9:00am.  Dorcas House/Vida Joven is a foster home for children who are particularly vulnerable; about 60% of the children have parents who are incarcerated.  All ages are welcome on the trip.  Spanish is not required, but a valid passport is mandatory.  Please note our new start time of 9:00am.  Also note: we will drive into Tijuana together rather than walking across the border.  Pre-registration required.  For more details visit www.dorcas-house.org. To register for a visit to the home, click here, or contact Beth Beall, bbeall@dorcas-house.org.    


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About Dorcas House

What’s with the funny name?
Dorcas is in the Bible—you can look it up. She was known for her kindness to people in need. Plus, it’s a name people remember.

How many children live at Dorcas House?
We’re raising 40+ kids on $11,000 a month. Mexican businesses supply food, milk, and occasional building materials. American contributions cover the children’s school fees, uniforms, school supplies, and staff salaries.

Why are they in foster care?
At least one parent is incarcerated. Until 2002, children of prisoners simply lived in the prison with their parents. The prison system was reformed in 2002 but Dorcas House remains the only foster home that will accept children of prisoners.

Sounds like a rough place.
You’d be surprised. Our children bear scars from the past, but have hope for a better future. Six girls are in college preparatory classes, and two are in university and doing very well. We also have children with severe needs who are treated by a volunteer medical team and an on-staff psychologist.

Why should I care about Mexico when there are problems here?
Where else can you do international outreach in your own back yard? The world is getting smaller every day, and the child you save today may be your neighbor tomorrow.

What can I do?
To sign up for a trip PLEASE CONTACT Suzanne Warren: sharp.healthcare@sbcglobal.net or phone 619-437-8700
To join the medical team, contact Nanette Jiminez: njimenez413@yahoo.com
To make a donation, contact Chris Harris: harrisc@stpaulcathedral.org

In Tijuana:
6,000 children live on the street
80,000 do not attend school
400 used to live with their parents in prison

Dorcas House is changing that, one child at a time.
 
Worship this weekend! Sat. 5 p.m. (spoken), Sun. 7:45 a.m. (traditional, spoken), 9 a.m. Family Service (sung), 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. (organ and choir)
November 2014
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 Altar Guild
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

St. Peter's Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:30am -11:00am
Contact:  Leeann Gooding

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

Choir Fundraiser "Trial By Jury" POSTPONED
Location: Parish Hall & Church
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm
Set Up starts at noon.  

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2 Daylight Savings Ends
Time: 2:00am

Holy Eucharist Rite I
Location: Church
Time: 7:45am -8:45am

Family Worship with Communion
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Cherub Choir Rehearsal
Location: Choir Room
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Forum: For All the Saints
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Choral Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Church
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

DoK Brunch
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm
Contact:  Suzi Iliff

Choral Evensong with Sherry Reception
Location: Church and Parish Hall
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm
The Choir invites you to participate in a particul ...

Al Anon
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
First Sunday of the month includes a Newcomers Mee ...

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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3 Life Line Screening
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:00am -5:00pm

CPC Meeting w/ Architect
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Smart Recovery
Location: Cozy Corner
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

San Diego Children's Choir (Prep)
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

EfM Year 3
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

EfM Year 4
Location: Library
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

San Diego Children's Choir (Intermediate)
Location: Music Center
Time: 6:15pm -7:30pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

CODA
Location: Youth Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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4 ELECTION DAY POLLING
Location: Parish Hall OR Youth Room
Time: 7:00am -8:00pm

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 7:00am -7:30am

Bible Study
Location: Library
Time: 7:30am -8:30am
Contact:  Hank George

Centering Prayer
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -9:30am

Del Mar Foundation Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:00am -12:30pm

Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

Women's Cursillo Grouping
Location: Off Site
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

12 Step Meditation
Location: Church
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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5 North Coast Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am
 

Holy Eucharist with Anointing for Healing
Location: Church
Time: 9:30am -10:15am

Senior Coffee Hour
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Geoff Carson

CPC Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 4:00pm -6:00pm

Outreach Ministry Team Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 4:00pm -5:30pm

St. Nicholas Choristers
Location: Music Center
Time: 4:00pm -6:00pm

Women's SLAA Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm

12 Steps - Back to Basics
Location: Upstairs Classroom
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Family Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

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6 Life Story Writing
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -11:30am

Al Anon
Location: Youth Room
Time: 9:30am -10:30am
Contact:  Deborah

Del Mar Rotary
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm
Set up begins at 10:00am.  Contact:  Bil ...

Centering Prayer
Location: Youth Room
Time: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Kathy Agnew Centering Prayer is ...

RDMAC HOA
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
Contact:  Kathleen Cansler

CEA-How Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
Contact:  Mary Klainer

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm
Contact:  Ruben Valenzuela

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7 Racing Season at the Track

Del Mar Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am

Cursillo Grouping
Location: Library
Time: 7:45am -9:00am
Contact:  Fr. Tom Bond

Silver Yoga
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Bob Spindler

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

Igor's Violin Studio
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

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8 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Thrift Shop Christmas Prep
Location: Choir Room

Altar Guild
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Torrey Pines Docents
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Del Mar Foundation Playgrooup
Location: Nursery
Time: 10:30am -12:00pm

Altar Guild Planning Meeting
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 1:00pm -3:00pm

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

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9 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Thrift Shop Christmas Prep
Location: Choir Room

Holy Eucharist Rite I
Location: Church
Time: 7:45am -8:45am

Family Worship with Communion
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Forum: CPC Update
Location: Church
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Choral Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Church
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
First Sunday of the month includes a Newcomers Mee ...

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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10 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Thrift Shop Christmas Prep
Location: Choir Room

Smart Recovery
Location: Cozy Corner
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

San Diego Children's Choir (Prep)
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

EfM Year 3
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

EfM Year 4
Location: Library
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

San Diego Children's Choir (Intermediate)
Location: Music Center
Time: 6:15pm -7:30pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

CODA
Location: Youth Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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11 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Veterans Day - Office Closed

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 7:00am -7:30am

Bible Study
Location: Library
Time: 7:30am -8:30am
Contact:  Hank George

Centering Prayer
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -9:30am

Del Mar Foundation Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:00am -12:30pm

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

NO BSA Troop Meeting Today
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

12 Step Meditation
Location: Church
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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12 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

North Coast Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am
 

Holy Eucharist with Anointing for Healing
Location: Church
Time: 9:30am -10:15am

Senior Coffee Hour
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Geoff Carson

Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

Senior Services Corp. Board Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 3:00pm -4:30pm
Contact:  Paige Blair

St. Nicholas Choristers
Location: Music Center
Time: 4:00pm -6:00pm

Women's SLAA Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm

12 Steps - Back to Basics
Location: Upstairs Classroom
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Family Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

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13 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Life Story Writing
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -11:30am

Al Anon
Location: Youth Room
Time: 9:30am -10:30am
Contact:  Deborah

No Rotary Today
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm

Centering Prayer
Location: Youth Room
Time: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Kathy Agnew Centering Prayer is ...

CEA-How Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
Contact:  Mary Klainer

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm
Contact:  Ruben Valenzuela

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14 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Del Mar Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am

Cursillo Grouping
Location: Library
Time: 7:45am -9:00am
Contact:  Fr. Tom Bond

Toastmasters Board Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 9:00am -10:00am
Contact:  Nick Alameddin

Silver Yoga
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Bob Spindler

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

McShefferty Wedding Rehearsal
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

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15 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Altar Guild
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Reserved for Children's Ministry
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:30am -11:00am
Contact:  Leeann Gooding

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

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16 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Holy Eucharist Rite I
Location: Church
Time: 7:45am -8:45am

Children's Church
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Family Worship with Communion
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Family Camp Day
Location: Camp Stevens
Time: 10:00am -5:00pm

Forum: Stewardship of Time, Talen & Treasure
Location: Church
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Choral Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Church
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
First Sunday of the month includes a Newcomers Mee ...

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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17 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

CPC Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -11:00pm

San Diego Museum of Art
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Smart Recovery
Location: Cozy Corner
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

San Diego Children's Choir (Prep)
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

EfM Year 3
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

EfM Year 4
Location: Library
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

San Diego Children's Choir (Intermediate)
Location: Music Center
Time: 6:15pm -7:30pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

CODA
Location: Youth Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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18 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 7:00am -7:30am

Bible Study
Location: Library
Time: 7:30am -8:30am
Contact:  Hank George

Centering Prayer
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -9:30am

Del Mar Foundation Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:00am -12:30pm

Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

No Seniors Lunch This Month
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

Vestry Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

12 Step Meditation
Location: Church
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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19 Fashion Show Centerpiece Building
Location: Upstairs Classroom

Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

North Coast Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am
 

Holy Eucharist with Anointing for Healing
Location: Church
Time: 9:30am -10:15am

Senior Coffee Hour
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Geoff Carson

St. Nicholas Choristers
Location: Music Center
Time: 4:00pm -6:00pm

Women's SLAA Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm

12 Steps - Back to Basics
Location: Upstairs Classroom
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Family Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

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20 Fashion Show Centerpiece Building
Location: Upstairs Classroom

Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Life Story Writing
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -11:30am

Al Anon
Location: Youth Room
Time: 9:30am -10:30am
Contact:  Deborah

No Rotary Today
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm

Centering Prayer
Location: Youth Room
Time: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Kathy Agnew Centering Prayer is ...

Fellowship Meeting
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm

CEA-How Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
Contact:  Mary Klainer

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm
Contact:  Ruben Valenzuela

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21 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Del Mar Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am

Cursillo Grouping
Location: Library
Time: 7:45am -9:00am
Contact:  Fr. Tom Bond

Silver Yoga
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Bob Spindler

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

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22 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Altar Guild
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Del Mar Foundation Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 10:30am -12:00pm

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

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23 Interfaith Shelter
Location: Parish Hall

Racing Season at the Track

Holy Eucharist Rite I
Location: Church
Time: 7:45am -8:45am

Alternative Christmas Market
Location: Patio
Time: 8:00am -12:00pm
Contact:  Alison Royle

Family Worship with Communion
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Faith Full Families Wreath Making
Location: Classrooms
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Forum: Aging Parents
Location: Church
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Choral Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Church
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

Daughters of the King
Location: Library
Time: 11:15am -12:45pm
Contact:  Gail Carr

Fashion Show Prep
Location: Choir Room
Time: 1:00pm -11:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
First Sunday of the month includes a Newcomers Mee ...

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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24 Racing Season at the Track

Fashion Show
Location: Godly Play and Vesting Room

Fashion Show Prep
Location: Choir Room

Smart Recovery
Location: Cozy Corner
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Thrift Shop Fashion Show
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm
Set up and clean up all day

San Diego Children's Choir (Prep)
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

EfM Year 3
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

EfM Year 4
Location: Library
Time: 6:00pm -8:30pm

San Diego Children's Choir (Intermediate)
Location: Music Center
Time: 6:15pm -7:30pm
Contact:  Margie Orem

CODA
Location: Youth Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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25 Racing Season at the Track

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 7:00am -7:30am

Bible Study
Location: Library
Time: 7:30am -8:30am
Contact:  Hank George

Centering Prayer
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -9:30am

Del Mar Foundation Playgroup
Location: Nursery
Time: 9:00am -12:30pm

Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

BSA Troop 713 Committee Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

12 Step Meditation
Location: Church
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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26 Racing Season at the Track

North Coast Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am
 

Holy Eucharist with Anointing for Healing
Location: Church
Time: 9:30am -10:15am

Senior Coffee Hour
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Geoff Carson

St. Nicholas Choristers
Location: Music Center
Time: 4:00pm -6:00pm

Women's SLAA Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm

12 Steps - Back to Basics
Location: Upstairs Classroom
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Family Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

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27 Racing Season at the Track

THANKSGIVING - Office Closed

Al Anon
Location: Youth Room
Time: 9:30am -10:30am
Contact:  Deborah

Centering Prayer
Location: Youth Room
Time: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Contact:  Kathy Agnew Centering Prayer is ...

CEA-How Meeting
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
Contact:  Mary Klainer

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Center
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm
Contact:  Ruben Valenzuela

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28 Racing Season at the Track

Black Friday

Del Mar Toastmasters
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 7:30am -9:00am

Cursillo Grouping
Location: Library
Time: 7:45am -9:00am
Contact:  Fr. Tom Bond

Silver Yoga
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am
Contact:  Bob Spindler

Al Anon
Location: Library
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

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29 Racing Season at the Track

Altar Guild
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Advent Baby Shower Ingathering
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

Holy Eucharist
Location: Church
Time: 5:00pm -6:00pm

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30 Racing Season at the Track

Holy Eucharist Rite I
Location: Church
Time: 7:45am -8:45am

Advent Baby Shower Ingathering
Location: Church
Time: 8:00am -12:00pm

Alternative Christmas Market
Location: Patio
Time: 8:00am -12:00pm
Contact:  Alison Royle

Family Worship with Communion
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -10:00am

Christmas Pageant Rehearsal
Location: Church
Time: 10:00am -10:55am

Forum: The Liturgical Year
Location: Parish Hall
Time: 10:00am -11:00am

Choral Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Church
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm

Al Anon
Location: Music Center
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm
First Sunday of the month includes a Newcomers Mee ...

AA
Location: Music Center
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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