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Joan Shisler Sr. Warden

Parish Office 410-326-4948 www.middlehamandstpeters.org

The

CONNECTOR

Jim Yoe Jr. Warden

Karen Timmons Editor

The Newsletter Of Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish

The Rev. David G. Showers, Rector The Rev. Sarah Akes-Cardwell, Asst. Rector The Rev. Skip Steiner, Adjunct Clergy

JANUARY 2017

ANXIOUS MUCH?

Happy New Year! Those three little words bring comfort to some and terror to others. There is so much pressure to be happy and everyone is expected to look to the New Year as a way to start fresh, make a resolution, examine your successes and failures and change what you don’t like about 1

yourself.

It makes people anxious.

Instead of being seen as an

opportunity, it is seen as a change to the status quo, good or bad. Some see the New Year as a requirement to do something different. Others believe it is a chance to try something new. Making choices and facing challenges can be difficult or exciting. Any way you look at it, trying something new and different or dealing with problems is stressful. Anxious much? Some traditions practiced in the New Year lend stability and comfort, which is a good way to start off the New Year. In some cases it may cause anxiety too. In my family when I was a child, a large layered pita (think baklava, not flatbread) was made with spinach and cottage cheese filling and a quarter and a cross made from toothpicks and sewing thread were wrapped separately in tin foil and inserted somewhere in the layers. When the pie was cut (think Ledo’s pizza in small squares) everyone got to pick one piece hoping to get the quarter or the cross and not just an ordinary piece. Anxious much? Did your whole year depend on whether you found something in your piece of pie? Would you be rich if you found the quarter and be blessed if you found the cross? If you didn’t would you

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be unlucky the whole year too? It always bothered me that only one person could find wealth or faith. What about the rest of us? Anxiety creeps into our lives daily. It slithers around our mind and seeps into our skin. While the anxiety described in the paragraph above would rank about a 1 on a scale of 1 to 10, that, and any anxiety by any measure, felt by anyone should not be negated or dismissed as nothing. It is something. It affects how we think, what we do and how we attempt to deal with life everyday. It is important to know that anxiety can be dealt with on several levels. Here are a few tips: 

Take deep breaths. Inhale and exhale slowly.



Take a time-out. Practice yoga, listen to music, meditate, get a massage, or learn relaxation techniques. Stepping back from the problem helps clear your head.



Eat well-balanced meals. Try not skip any meals. Keep healthful, energy-boosting snacks on hand.



Limit alcohol and caffeine, which can aggravate anxiety and trigger panic attacks.



Get enough sleep. When stressed, your body needs additional sleep and rest.



Exercise daily. Any exercise will help you feel good and maintain your health. 3



Count to 10 slowly. Repeat, and count to 20 if necessary.



Do your best. Instead of aiming for perfection, which isn't possible, be proud of however close you get.



Accept that you cannot control everything. Put your stress in perspective: Is it really as bad as you think?



Welcome humor. A good laugh goes a long way.



Maintain a positive attitude. Make an effort to replace negative thoughts with positive ones.



Get involved. Volunteer or find another way to be active in your community, which creates a support network and gives you a break from everyday stress.



Learn what triggers your anxiety. Is it work, family, school, or something else you can identify? Consider writing in a journal when you’re feeling stressed or anxious, and look for a pattern.



Talk to someone. Tell friends and family you’re feeling overwhelmed, and let them know how they can help you. Talk to a physician or therapist for professional help.*

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If I could have had my way, I would have put a quarter and a cross in each piece of pie so no one would have been disappointed, unhappy or anxious about what the New Year held for them. I realize that this is not how the world works and disappointment, challenges, stress and anxiety are a part of life, but so are happiness, success, comfort and joy. Everyone should be rich, at least in friendship and love and everyone should have faith. Know that God has a plan for you, but you might have to be patient and you certainly have to pay attention. As the story goes, if you find yourself drowning in a flood and you ask God to save you, when a canoe, motor boat or helicopter come along, TAKE IT! That is God sending you a sign, an opportunity, a surprise. Anxious much? Take the time in this New Year to breathe, let yourself have faith and God will show you a path that you should seriously consider taking. It’s a gift to you from the one who always has your back.

Blessings to you all in this New Year and always, Joan Shisler, Senior Warden

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Treasurer’s Corner

How much is too little? I was recently talking with a friend about how we give to the church. She said her pledge wasn’t worth much. I immediately thought about the “Widow’s Offering,” (Luke 21:1-4) in which the widow gave all she had.

It is not the amount that is important, but where your heart is when giving it. If giving is an obligation or done with resentment, then most likely the heart is not involved. But giving through joy to further God’s Kingdom, the heart is most exceedingly involved. A new pledge year is upon us. Think how your giving is used to further our ministries at Middleham and St. Peter’s. How much is too little? No amount is too little when given in love of God and all people. Happy New Year!

Jackie Vos, Treasurer

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VESTRY “VOLUNTEERING”

There is nothing more rewarding, with regard to a community endeavor, than to volunteer with regard to working to make it happen. They say that we take with us throughout life what we often first learned in school with regard to working on group efforts and events.

For many, being on athletic

teams showed the value of each member’s contribution to bringing success to a team’s effort (aka “winning”!). Working on such events as band concerts or a class stage play, or building decorations to set the theme for the Junior-Senior Prom and arranging various class parties, quickly teaches that the events themselves were more fun, as they happen, when one was part of their planning and had worked on making them happen. It is the same at church, being a part of the multiple ministries that help support and fulfill the parish’s mission. Where would the church be without the efforts of those key people you see each day making the arrangements for, and serving the church and its people, in all of its activities? 8

As we turn the calendar for the new year, the church looks for people to support each of its ministries.

Now is the time to volunteer for “something.” The success of

fulfilling the needs and objectives of each ministry depends on the people who help make it happen, and only you can do that in some way, for some job that needs to be done. Your talent is needed! As Paul said to the Corinthians, “He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

So let each one give as he

purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.” Peace be with you in doing all good works in the new year. Andy Miller, For The Vestry

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ANNUAL MEETING

Annual Meeting and Joint Worship Service January 15, 2017 @ 9:30am in The Great Hall All are invited to gather for breakfast in the Great Hall at 9:30 am. After sharing a meal together, our Annual Meeting will begin, including the voting in of new vestry members. After which we will conclude with worship together.

Children are invited to participate in a special children’s activity when the meeting takes place, and will return to the Parish Hall in time for Communion.

 9:30 AM — Breakfast  10:00 AM — Annual Parish Meeting  10:30 AM — Holy Eucharist 10

New Year, New Way to Connect Follow Middleham and St. Peter’s on Instagram! @middlehamandstpeters

This January, we are launching our parish Instagram account using the name @middlehamandstpeters. Search for us on Instagram through the app or at Instagram.com. Instagram is a great way to stay connected visually to Middleham and St. Peter’s through photos and brief reflections. Have questions or want to learn more? Contact Rev. Sarah.

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JANUARY Children and Youth News Christian Formation This month, the season of Epiphany begins. Stories and signs of God’s presence among us will be explored each week. Sunday School for Pre-K through 5th grade continues from 10:30am-11:30am in the Parish Hall using the Spark! Curriculum. Our middle youth gather in the basement under the Great Hall during that same time to explore intersections of faith and life, as our high school J2A class continues preparations for Confirmation on April 30th, 2017.

Check out the offerings below for ways to engage your faith life this month!

Special January Children and Youth Activities

Sunday 1/8: Epiphany Celebration! King cakes, crowns, and stars oh my! All ages are invited to this celebration following the 9:30am Great Hall service. During a portion of 12

our Sunday School time, we’ll join the wise men in rejoicing with the Christ child.

Sunday 1/15: Annual Meeting and Joint Worship Service, 9:30am The Great Hall This Sunday features two important opportunities. In the morning, all are invited to gather for breakfast in the Great Hall at 9:30am. After sharing a meal together, our Annual Meeting will begin, and will conclude with worship together. Children are invited to participate in a special children’s activity when the meeting takes place, and will return to the Parish Hall in time for Communion. This is an important date in the life our parish, and all families are encouraged to attend.

“Compassion for our Neighbors: Standing with Refugees Here and Abroad” Sunday 1/15/17 from 2-4pm Mt. Hope Community Center (104 Pushaw Station Road Sunderland, MD) Youth and adults are welcome at this interfaith event on Sunday afternoon. Jewish, Christian, and Islamic faith leaders will discuss the role of hospitality, compassion, and solidarity in their respective traditions. Panelists from various immigration and refugee agencies will also be present as guest speakers. Youth will have the opportunity to meet young

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refugees living in Maryland. This is vital and important community offering for youth and adults to attend. More Information

Sunday 1/22: Youth Group Gathering, 6-8pm More details on plans for the evening will be available soon, but mark this night as the monthly gathering for middle and high school youth. Friends are always welcome.

Adult Christian Formation

 Coffee and Conversation continues on Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:30am in the Parish Hall Conference Room. All are welcome!  Wednesday Nights in January and February will feature the Examining Our Foundations series in the Parish Hall. Note that all programs begin at 7pm, with an optional potluck beginning at 6:15pm.

The clergy of Middleham and St. Peter’s will lead this series to deepen our awareness and understanding of what we believe and how we worship as Episcopalians. For some this will be a refresher, for others an introduction, and can serve as preparation for Confirmation or Reception in the Episcopal Church for adults interested in these rites. Read more about this series on page 16 of the Connector. 14

Have questions? Contact Rev. Sarah or 410-326-4948

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[email protected]

Examining Our Foundations A New Winter Wednesday Night Series at Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish Led by Father David, Father Skip, and Reverend Sarah 6:15pm Potluck dinner with 7:00pm Presentation

Wednesday evenings in January and February, the clergy will lead presentations exploring the foundations of what we as Christians, and specifically as Episcopalians believe. This series is designed for those at all stages of familiarity with the history, beliefs, and worship of the Episcopal Church. For some it may be a refresher or way to think about aspects of our faith anew. For others, this will serve as an introduction for what we as Episcopalians believe. Each week will focus on a specific element our foundational beliefs, allowing us to examining the “what?” “why?” and “how?” questions of our faith and worship practices. Having a mix of people new to the Episcopal Church and those who have been active for years, will make for more fruitful conversations. All are encouraged to participate, and there are no silly questions!

*For adults interested in Confirmation or Reception in the Episcopal Church, this series will serve as preparation for these rites which are next offered on April 30th, 16

2017 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore. In addition to participating in this series, an extra formation offering will be offered in early Spring specifically for those interested in these rites of Reception and Confirmation.

Here’s the schedule for the Examining our Foundations series:

January 18th

The Prayer Book and Worship

January 25th

Holy Baptism

February 1st

Holy Eucharist

February 8th

The Creeds

February 15th

The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion

If you have any questions, would like to learn more, or are interested in being Confirmed or Received, contact Father David or Reverend Sarah. [email protected] [email protected] or 410-326-4948

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https://www.facebook.com/ThirstyTheology/?fref=ts

Come out on Tuesday nights to talk about faith, God, and life in public. Topics for the coming months are listed below. From 5:30-6pm we gather for informal fellowship with beverages and snacks provided. From 6-7pm we turn our attention to the topic for the night beginning first with a brief presentation, and then opening the floor for conversation in a fun and safe space. Environmental Stewardship -The Rev. Dottie Yuenger, Pastor of Solomons UMC and marine biologist, will discuss how our Christian faith informs our understanding, interaction with, and care for the world around us. January 10th: The Front Porch, Leonardtown January 17th: Stoney’s Kingfishers, Solomons Celtic Spirituality -The Rev. David Showers will talk about ancient practices and understandings of God from the Celtic perspective. February 14th: The Front Porch, Leonardtown February 21st: Stoney’s Kingfishers, Solomons Controversies around the Sacrament of Communion -The Rev. Greg Syler and The Rev. Katie Paul will lead this discussion, centering around Episcopal and Methodist understandings of Communion. March 14th: The Front Porch, Leonardtown March 21st: Stoney’s Kingfishers, Solomons Have questions? Contact Rev. Sarah 4948

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[email protected] or 410-326-

Asbury Solomons Sponsored by Pastoral Care “AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS”

This opera, the first written for television, will be shown in the Asbury Club House Lounge. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM sponsored by the Pastoral Care Department. The story is of a poor crippled shepherd boy and his mother who unwittingly become hosts to the three kings on their way to see the baby Jesus. Highly praised for the music by Menotti, the 45 minute opera was shown on television first in 1955 and annually for many years. English subtitles. All are welcome.

Russ Horton, Asbury Episcopal Fellowship, 410-394-3216

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OUTREACH Why should Middleham and St. Peter's help? Those who have volunteered at food distributions recall all the ‘thank you’ and ‘we’re glad your church is doing this’ comments that we have heard from clients receiving the food. But we get much more than gratitude. Food drops provide an opportunity to be part of something bigger than ourselves. Without doubt this has a positive impact on people’s lives, including our own. Remember if you are interested in volunteering in assisting with Food Prep and Distribution, please arrive about 2:00 PM. Distribution begins at 4:30 PM. January’s prep and distribution date is Tuesday January 17 th, in the Great Hall.

There will be a quarterly Outreach Committee Meeting on Monday, January 9th at 6:30 PM, in the conference room. If you are interested in finding out about our various outreach ministries, please feel free to attend. You may find you have a God given talent in assisting in one of many opportunities. Nancy Favor, Outreach Committee

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6th Annual Chili Bowl Middleham and St. Peter’s Great Hall

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, but your insides don’t have to be. Our Sixth Annual Chili Bowl is on Saturday, January 21st, starting at 5:00 p.m. Bring your famous chili to share and we will vote for the one we like the most. Special prizes will be awarded. You do not have to bring chili, if you just want to savor the creations from others. The planning committee will provide bread, condiments (shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped onions, etc.), salad, beverages, and ice cream for dessert.

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Heart F.E.L.T

Wednesday we found this note tucked into a heartfelt backpack that was returned to us for filling. It spoke volumes to us about gratitude and simplicity. We love that it was on notebook paper, done in pencil and complete with spelling errors- this was completely a child's note of thanks. We wanted to share with the congregation that we are making a difference one life at a time in our community. Thanks to all who support this viable program. Elizabeth Broadus Heart F.E.L.T. MSP Coordinator [email protected] 22

Explaining our GenesParish Health Many of you know that my hobby, my second job, my passion- is with Genealogy. I have delved into this since my mother was alive as she had asked me to help her with a curiosity about her family. She passed away in 1989, and after she passed, I really wanted to help in her quest. So, you may ask- what does this have to do with me? Well, in exploring the names and dates of my ancestors, I also found that many of them had the same illnesses. For instance, I can trace COPD back before the Civil War; Cancer has run in the family all the way back as far as I can find. They didn’t call it that, but that is what it appears to be. However, it is the folks closest to me that mean the most. I’m sure that is the same with you as well. So, I started to just do a genealogical chart of diseases in the family. Where the most common chart would be:

In this chart- we would have the names, dates of birth, marriage and death-usually beginning with your mom and dad.

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A medical chart would be name, dates of birth-death and illness. This is not hard to do, however it does take a little time and effort. It is not only interesting, but may help you to see what illnesses trend in your family. Try it outfor questionsask [email protected]

If you have any health concerns, you can email me at [email protected] or let the office know. May you have a safe and healthy holiday!

Dale Yoe The Parish Health Committee

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Community Life Center of Southern Calvert County

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Sunday, January 1st, @ 9:30 AM, Joint Service in the Great Hall, Lessons and Carols

Tuesday, January 3rd Tuesday, @ 10:00 PM - Monthly Staff Meeting.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th 31st - 11:00 AM – Bible Study

Wednesday, January 4th @10:00 - 2:00 PM The Southern Maryland Job Source Mobile Career Center (MCC)

Wednesday, January 4th @ 10:00 AM – Big Conversation Planning Meeting Wednesday, January 4th @ 11:00 AM – HEART F.E.L.T. Volunteers Back Pack packing food This is held every Wednesday if you would like to volunteer. Wednesday, January 4th @ 11:00 AM – Parish Health Ministry Meeting.

Thursday, January 26th - @ 6:00 PM Bell Choir

Thursday, January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th - @ 7:00 PM EFM

Thursday, January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th - @ 7:15 PM Choir 26

Sunday, January 8th @ 11:15 Acolyte Rehearsal

Monday, January 9th - @ 3:00 PM – Daughters of the King Monday, January 9th - @ 6:30 PM – Outreach Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 10th - @ 5:30 PM, “Thirsty Theology” - The Front Porch, Leonardtown - Program begins 6:00 – 7:00 PM - Environmental Stewardship -The Rev. Dottie Yuenger, Pastor of Solomons UMC and marine biologist, will discuss how our Christian faith informs our understanding, interaction with, and care for the world around us.

Wednesday, January 11th – 7:00 PM - Reparations Listening Session, All Saints Sunderland Sunday, January 15th @ 9:30 Joint Service and Annual Meeting in the Great Hall 9:30 – Breakfast 10:00 – Annual Meeting 10:30 – Holy Eucharist

Sunday January 15th , @ 2pm -Upcoming interfaith community dialogue:“Compassion for Our Neighbor: Standing with Refugees Here and Abroad”. Mt. Hope Community Center, 104 Pushaw Station Rd (right off Rt. 2) Sunderland, MD 20689. Monday, January 16th [email protected] noon - Asbury Episcopal Fellowship – Topic – “Church and Politics”. All Are Welcome, you do not need to be a resident – The site will be the Riverview Restaurant and the cost will be $10.00. Russ Horton is the contact person and he will need your reservation by the Thursday before the event. Contact information: [email protected] or at 410-394-3216. Monday, January 16th - @ 5:00 PM – Community Life Center Board Meeting

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Tuesday, January 17th – Food Drop – Volunteers needed for Prep @2:30 PM, Distribution @ 4:30 PM.

Tuesday, January 17th - @ 5:30 PM, “Thirsty Theology” - Stoney’s Kingfishers, Solomons - Program begins 6:00 – 7:00 PM - Environmental Stewardship -The Rev. Dottie Yuenger, Pastor of Solomons UMC and marine biologist, will discuss how our Christian faith informs our understanding, interaction with, and care for the world around us.

Tuesday, January 17th - @ 7:00 PM, Regional Council at Middleham in the Conference Room Wednesday, January 18th - @ 6:15 (Pot Luck) Program @ 7:00 PM – Examining Our Foundations – “The Prayer Book and Worship”, Wednesday Evening Series.

Thursday, January 19th - @ 6:00 PM – SMILE Annual Meeting Saturday, January 21st – 9:00 – 1:00 PM - “Don’t Hesitate, PARTICIPATE In Your Health!” Free Event at Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish, in the Great Hall.

Saturday, January 21st - 5:00 PM – 6th Annual Chili Cook Off, in the Great Hall.

Wednesday, January 25th - @ 6:15 (Pot Luck) Program @ 7:00 PM – Examining Our Foundations – “Holy Baptism”, Wednesday Evening Series.

Connector Article Deadline The deadline for submissions for FEBRUARY CONNECTOR will be JANUARY 17TH Thanks so much, Karen Timmons, Communications Submissions earlier as they are ready are most welcome.

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JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

Dick Woodall

01/01

Diane O. Davies

01/24

Lochlan Weems

01/04

Jenny Magee

01/26

Gordon Gemeny

01/05

Laura Bennett Majsztrik

01/27

Lisa Greenlee

01/05

Lucy Tonacci

01/28

Henry Meiser

01/10

Skip Barrett

01/29

Michael Shisler

01/15

Colleen Davies

01/29

Robb Hupp

01/18

Jennifer Hupp

01/29

Monte Ray

01/18

Carolyn Steiner

01/18

Anna Hall

01/19

Mark Griffin

01/22

David Showers

01/23

Nancy Briggs

01/23

David Deaderick

01/23

Sam Wilkinson

01/23

Bernard Curley

01/24

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JANUARY ANNIVERSARIES

Stuart & Alyson Simmons

01/17/04

If you have a birthday or anniversary this month and it is not on our list, or the date is incorrect, please call the parish office with your information.

Lessons and Carols Sunday January 1st, Joint Service in the Great Hall @ 9:30 AM. Please join us.

Annual Parish Meeting Sunday, January 15th @ 9:30 Joint Service and Annual Meeting in the Great Hall. 9:30 – Breakfast 10:00 – Annual Meeting 10:30 – Holy Eucharist

Examining Our Foundations Wednesday evenings in January and February, the clergy will lead presentations exploring the foundations of what we as Christians, and specifically as Episcopalians believe.

January Sunday

Monday

1 9:30 AM Great Hall

2017

Tuesday

2 3:30 PM Girl Scouts 5145 6:00 PM AA Meeting

Joint Service Lessons & Carols

Wednesday

Friday

4 9:00 AM Healing & Eucharist-St. Peter’s 10 AM – 2 PM Job Source Mobile Career

11:00 AM Bible Study

Center

6:30 PM Cub Scouts 427

10:00 AM Big Conv PLNG

8:00 PM AA Meeting

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, but your insides don’t have to be. Our Sixth Annual Chili Bowl is on Saturday, January 21st, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

3 Monthly Staff Mtg. @ 10:00 AM

Chili Cook Off

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Saturday

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6:00 PM Bell Choir

10:00 AM Overeaters Anon

7:00 PM EfM

7:00 PM AA Meeting

Epiphany

7:15 PM Choir

11:00 AM HeartFELT Packing 11:00 AM Parish Health Mtg. 7:00 PM Boy Scouts 1684

8 8:30 AM St. Peter’s

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9:30 AM Great Hall

3:00 PM Daughters of the King

10:30 AM Sunday School

6:00 PM AA Meeting

11:15 AM Middleham

6:30 PM Outreach Committee Meeting

11:15 AM Acolyte Rehearsal Great Hall

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11:00 AM Bible Study

9:00 AM HE - St. Peter’s

5:30 PM Thirsty Theology Front Porch in Leonardtown

11:00 AM HeartFELT Packing 7:00 PM Reparations Listening Session, All Saints Sunderland

6:30 PM Cub Scouts 427 7:00 PM - ECW

7:00 PM Boy Scouts 1684

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14 10:00 AM Overeaters Anon

7:00 PM EfM

7:00 PM AA Meeting

7:15 PM Choir

8:00 PM AA Meeting

15 9:30 AM Great Hall Joint Service Annual Parish Meeting

16 Martin Luther King Jr.Day

8:30 AM St. Peter’s

2:30 PM Food Drop Prep

12:00 PM Asbury Episcopal Fellowship

5:30 PM Thirsty Theology – Kingfishers in Solomons 6:30 PM Cub Scouts 427 7:00 PM Regional Council @ MSP 8:00 PM AA Meeting

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9:30 AM Great Hall

11:00 AM Bible Study

Wednesday Evening Series.

Examining Our Foundations – “The Prayer

5:00 PM – 6th Annual Chili Bowl Cook Off

7:00 PM Boy Scouts 1684

25 11:00 AM HeartFELT Packing

6:15 (Pot Luck) Program @ 7:00 PM –

7:00 PM Boy Scouts 1684

8:30 AM St. Peter’s

3:30 PM Girl Scouts 5145

9:30 AM Great Hall

6:00 PM AA Meeting

11:15 AM Middleham

10:00 AM Overeaters Anon 7:15 PM Choir

Book and Worship”.

Baptism”

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31 11:00 AM Bible Study 6:30 PM Cub Scouts 427 8:00 PM AA Meeting HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE

21 9:00 – 1:00 PM - “Don’t Hesitate, PARTICIPATE In Your Health!” @ MSP

7:00 PM EfM

9:00 AM HE - St. Peter’s

8:00 PM AA Meeting

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6:15 (Pot Luck) Program @ 7:00 PM –

Examining Our Foundations – “Holy

10:30 AM Sunday School

19 6:00 PM SMILE Annual Board Meeting

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7:00 PM AA Meeting

6:00 PM Bell Choir

10:00 AM Overeaters Anon

7:00 PM EfM

7:00 PM AA Meeting

Wednesday Evening Series

11:15 AM Middleham

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11:00 AM HeartFELT Packing

24 6:30 PM Cub Scouts 427

10:30 AM Sunday School

7:00 PM Boy Scouts 1684 9:00 AM HE – St. Peter’s

4:30 PM Food Distribution

6:00 PM AA Meeting

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17 11:00 AM Bible Study

3:30 PM Girl Scouts 5145

5:00 Community Life Center BRD Meeting

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12 6:00 PM Bell Choir

7:15 PM Choir

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Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish Worship Schedule – January CELEBRANT & PREACHER

CHALICIST

Father Showers

Anne Gross

Bernie Helms Sally Ray Mark Tonacci Mimi Rivers Karen Wilson Brenda Hollweger Karen Timmons

8:30 St. Peter’s

Father Showers

Anne Gross

Jack Briggs

9:30 Great Hall

Rev. Akes-Cardwell

Diane Davies

Jordan Jedrey

11:15 Middleham

Father Showers

Karen Wilson

Mimi Rivers

1-15-17

Joint Service 9:30

Father Showers Rev. Akes-Cardwell

John Wagner Colleen Davies

N/A

8:30 St. Peter’s

Celebrant Father Showers

Betty Eble

N/A

1-22-17

9:30 Great Hall

Rev. Akes-Cardwell

11:15 Middleham

Father Showers

Jackie Vos

8:30 St. Peter’s

Rev. Akes-Cardwell

Jane Knox

9:30 Great Hall

Father Showers

11:15 Middleham

Rev. Akes-Cardwell

DATE

1-01-17 Christmas Lessons & Carols

1-08-17

1-29-17

SERVICE Time & Location 9:30 AM

READER

HEALING St. Peter’s @ 9:00 AM

Joint Service Great Hall

1-04-17 Fr. Showers

Bernie Helms & Russ Horton

1-11-17 Fr. Showers

1-18-17 Rev. AkesCardwell

Monte & Sally Ray

1-25-17 Fr. Steiner

Tom Briggs Claude Martin

Dick & Rosemary Staley

Laura Carpenter Mike Shisler

Karen Wilson

Altar Guild S T. PETER’S: CAROL BERGESON-WILLIS GREAT HALL: D IANE D AVIES & A NNE GROSS M IDDLEHAM : B ONNIE TOLSON & BARBARA BARRETT

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GREETERS

2-01-17 Fr. Steiner