Fr. Paul's New Year's note:
This January 3rd marks the first Sunday of the New Year. I am not inclined to make New Year’s resolutions. But I do try to make New Year’s course corrections.
A few weeks ago a person came up to me after church. I noticed them arriving about 5 minutes before the service ended. Afterwards they said to me. “Thank God......(Click here to read the rest)
COMING THIS JANUARY . . .
Vestry Meeting Monday January 3rd
Our Vestry, (board of directors), meets this Monday, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sunday School room in the Parish Hall.
Combined Baptism and First Communion Class. - Starts on Sunday, January 10th, from 10-10:40 a.m. For more information, please go to: http://www.christchurchlaredo.org/baptism.html
Help with Seminarians January 8, 9, and 10th - Paul will be helping a group of Episcopal and Lutheran students get acquainted with the U.S. - Mexico Border. Their housing, meals, and agenda are all taken care of, but it helps to have a parishioner or two join Paul to help with questions during lunches and dinners with the group. To help or for for more information, please call or text Paul at (956)285-2753.
Strategic Planning - If you did not get a chance to vote on some of the elements of our strategic plan initial steps displayed in the Parish Hall, contact the parish office and they will make sure you get a chance to put up your 5 dots! (If you don't know what this means, swing through the Parish Hall. We will be starting in earnest after our annual meeting, January 31st.
Vestry Nominations - We will be electing three new members of the Vestry, (our board of directors), on January 31. Kathie Alexander, Jim Moore, and Mark Pease are going off the Vestry. Vestry nominees must be members in good standing. For more information on what that means go to: http://www.christchurchlaredo.org/church-leaders.html
Wednesday Morning Bible Study - Our Wednesday morning 10-11:00 a.m. Bible Study will be looking at Paul's letter to the Ephesians beginning on January 6th. For more information: http://www.christchurchlaredo.org/adult-life.html