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This week at Saint James
This week’s calendar
Holy Eucharist 9:30 a.m.
Bible study 10:00 a.m. (Women of the Bible)
Knitters' group 11:30 a.m.
Yoga class 3:30 p.m.
Soup & Middle Eastern Food potluck supper & Holy Eucharist
6:30 p.m. in Mills Hall
Service of prayers, readings, reflections and music 12 Noon - 3 p.m.
Blood Drive 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Mills Hall
Easter Vigil 7:00 p.m.
Celebration Holy Eucharist I 8:00 a.m.
Celebration Holy Eucharist II 9:30 a.m.
FRIDAY FAST FOR LENT: You are invited to participate in our Friday Fast for Lent again this year. The money you save from lunch each Friday will be sent to Episcopal Relief and Development. The needs around the world continue to be great. Donations can be put in the plate on Easter Day. Be sure to indicate "Friday Fast" so that the money can be directed to ERD.
GOOD FRIDAY OFFERING: All donations received at the Good Friday service will be directed to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society to support their work in Jerusalem and the Middle East. Please indicate "ERD" on your donation.
LUNCH BUNCH: The April meeting of the Lunch Bunch will take place at the Istanbul Café , 412 North Country Road, St. James on Tuesday, April 29 at 12:30 p.m. Contact Fjeril Deal to make your reservation.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SUPPER: Once again, St. James will observe Maundy Thursday with a soup and Middle Eastern food potluck supper. The evening will begin at 6:30 in Mills Hall with readings, prayers and supper and continue on to the church for Holy Eucharist. All are welcome! You are asked to bring some Middle Eastern food dish (or hummus, pita, olives, figs, etc.) to share.
BLOOD DRIVE: St. James' Annual Good Friday Blood Drive will take place on April 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Mills Hall. Those aged 16 - 75 and in good health are eligible to donate blood. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Edna Rousseau at 584-7853.
FOOD PANTRY: Donations of juice, tuna fish, and spaghetti sauce are currently needed, and can be left in the cart in the hallway of the Christian Education building. If you see that the cart is full, please take a turn delivering the items to the Pantry. The Pantry, located at St. Thomas of Canterbury in Smithtown, is open from 9 a.m. to Noon, weekdays.
MOTHERS' DAY: Would you like to honor or remember someone on Mother's Day? If you make a donation (either monetary or new baby items) by May 1, we will pass them on to St. John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway and send a card to your nominated addressee in time for Mothers' Day. See the pink sheets in the back of the church to make