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Sunday Online Worship at St. Edward’s – Second Sunday after Christmas – January 3, 2021

Dear friends of St. Edward’s,

We welcome you to our online worship and ministry offerings for this Sunday, the first Sunday of this New Year, and the Second Sunday after Christmas.  All essential links are noted below. 

Due to the alarming rise in cases within Lancaster County and here in our own township, as your rector, I prayerfully request that we continue to refrain from gathering with other parishioners in public groups, particularly in restaurants, indoor spaces, or even outdoors without masks. COVID-19 is not a hoax.  We are all in this together, and honoring our parish community, by complying with the recommendations set forth during this time, conveys our love for God in Christ, the members of our parish family, and the wider community.

Here are two links that may be helpful:

Lancaster County, PA COVID-19 Hub

PA Department of Health

Father Rick +

Click here to connect to The Second Sunday after Christmas Liturgy of the Word, January 3rd, which will go live at 10:00 AM on Sunday.  

Click here to download our service bulletin for the Second Sunday after Christmas.

We are so fortunate to have the music, for this Sunday’s service, provided by the St. Edward’s Band – The Rev. Dr. Rick Bauer, Dr. Randy Westgate, Mike Freshwater, and Jamie Alton.


We also wanted to take this opportunity to share with you important announcements regarding upcoming events, as well as prayer and adult spiritual formation opportunities.

As we enter 2021 with strong faith, peace, hope, and love, and look forward towards all of the good things to come, we continue to honor the guidance delivered by our Bishop, as well as our love of God in Christ, to care for one another, remain socially distanced, and refrain from in-person worship and gathering.  But, there are many opportunities for us to worship together, in other ways, during this continued Covidtide. Please see a listing below and stay tuned to our weekly emails, web site posts, and Sunday bulletins for updates on specific details as we are updated with times and links. We invite you to celebrate with us, as a community of faith!

As we think about the sense of renewal a new year brings, let us read from page 99 of the BCP:

A Collect for the Renewal of Life

O God, the King eternal, whose light divides the day from the night and turns the shadow of death into the morning: Drive far from us all wrong desires, incline our hearts to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace; that, having done your will with cheerfulness during the day, we may, when night comes, rejoice to give you thanks; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Virtual Coffee Hour this Sunday, January 3rd, from 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM, on Zoom. Hosted by Christina McLaughlin. Let us share our fellowship with one another during this stay-at home holiday season! Your join code and passcode are in your Saturday email communication.

Grocery Cards: Will be available to pick up on January 4th.

Giving Envelopes:  YES!  Our 2021 giving envelopes are in and if you are a household who gets giving envelopes they can be picked up starting January 4th from 11 AM-3 PM.

Please consider donating to the Altar Flowers fund during 2021.  These flowers beautify our services each Sunday and can be given in memory of, or in thanksgiving for, your loved ones or in celebration of an event in your life.  It is a wonderful way to support St. Edward’s, and supports our local business, El Jardin florist, and shows those who view our services online what an outstanding sanctuary we have!

The Scepter is published, online and in print.  To view the January 2021 edition, click here.

We have exciting Spiritual Formation opportunities to engage in starting in January, 2021.  Click here to get an overview, but please pay attention to weekly emails which will provide the Zoom invitation details.



Welcome to Congregational Care!  Each Saturday, we will include in our messages any submissions we receive from our parish community, as we invite you to share prayer requests or news about yourselves or your family. We believe this outreach to be incredibly important to keep our spiritual community connected to each other and to Jesus Christ, our Lord, as we walk in love with one another in our daily journeys.  Please submit your “news” to the parish office by Friday of each week and we will feature it in the Saturday email, bringing it to our hearts and minds in our Sunday prayers.

While we may have flipped the calendar just a couple days ago, into a new year, we continue to pray for so many, during this Covidtide.  We also pray for the safe and expedient distribution of the vaccine and all of those who have been tasked with this very important scientific and medical endeavor.

The message this Saturday is quite simple and was shared by a beloved parishioner, Jill Bell, to our vestry junior warden, Julie Hoff, who shared it with me. Please click the link below and enjoy.  It is a wonderful sentiment in every way!

A beautiful rendition of Auld Lang Syne – A poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song, with this version set to the beauty of Norway.

Click here:  Auld Lang Syne by Sissel

Besides prayers, calls, cards and emails, there is one more thing you can do to support St. Edward’s. Please keep up-to-date with your pledge or regular contribution.  Pledges/giving can be mailed to the church, and we also have an easy-to-use “Give to St. Edward’s” button on our website that links to our secure Paypal page, as well as a “Donate” button on our YouTube Channel home page.

To assist parishes, the diocese has set up online giving for each parish.  If you feel comfortable making your weekly giving or pledge donation in this manner (it is a secure giving tool), simply go to the diocesan web site, click on the tab up top and it will take you to a page where you can scroll down, find St. Edward’s, and continue with making your contribution!  Thank you for maintaining your faithfulness through your financial stewardship!

Click here if you would like to donate online through the diocesan portal. You will scroll down to find St. Edward’s under Lancaster. The portal is a secure giving site.

To learn more about St. Edward’s, please click our website, YouTube, or Facebook icons at the bottom of this email.

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.

– Michelle

Sunday Service Online – Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 28 – Sunday, November 15, 2020

Dear friends of St. Edward’s,

We welcome you to online worship this weekend.

For those who feel comfortable with coming to church, we are able to hold in-person worship this Sunday at 8 AM – Rite I and 10:15 AM – Rite II. We hope that you will join us!  We continue to follow healthy practices for your comfort and safety and we are mindfully complying with mitigation efforts through the governor’s office, as well as our diocesan office.

Please know that we extend our warm invitation of worship to those in the wider community and those parishioners who are still at home, via YouTube Live, with our live streaming service each Sunday. We are one community of faith and we are worshipping together!

Click here to connect to our YouTube Channel to enjoy our Sunday service of Holy Eucharist Rite II LIVE at 10:15 AM on Sunday, November 15th.

We offer an opportunity for those viewing our online service to Donate to St. Edward’s via our Paypal link directly from our YouTube Channel.  On the St. Edward’s Channel Home Page, in the lower right corner of the image of our church is a “Donate to St. Edward’s” link.  You can also find it in the “About” section, just scroll down to “links” in that section.  We have installed it, tested it, and it works securely and wonderfully!

Click here to download the Sunday Service 10:15 AM bulletin – Rite II

If you prefer the said service of Rite I, we have provided our service bulletin for you to download and enjoy the service.

Click here to download the Sunday Service 8 AM bulletin – Rite I

We also wanted to take this opportunity to share with you important announcements that are in our paper bulletin on Sundays, that may be of interest to you, at home, regarding upcoming events, as well as prayer and adult spiritual formation opportunities.

Krist Kindling sign up is in full swing!  Please contact the parish office or click here to download the pdf information and sign-up form.


Our Annual Stewardship Campaign is progressing at a wonderful pace!  You will have received a pledge packet in the mail and this Sunday we will hear testimonies from our Stewardship ministry leaders. This is a very important component to the continuing ministry of St. Edward’s.  If you have any questions, would like more information about stewardship, or did not receive a packet, please contact the parish office.  We thank you for your prayerful consideration.


Annual Jesse Tree Project Has Begun
For many, Thanksgiving and Christmas represents a ‘season of giving’.  Giving to the foster children of COBYs during the holidays has been a long-time favorite of this parish.

This service is known as the Jesse Tree project.  Jesse Tree provides gifts for children in foster care, making Christmas a little brighter.  Through COBYS Family Services we obtain a list of children in foster care, their ages, and their Christmas wishes. We don’t take the place of Santa. Rather, we act as Santa’s helpers by adding another gift or two for a child to open on Christmas morning.

Click here for information and sign up form. 


Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey to St. Edward’s, so that we can make Thanksgiving comforting for those who benefit from the Hempfield Area Food Bank.  We are in need of all turkey donations by THIS WEDNESDAY, November 18th. Our goal is to have members of our parish family donate a turkey to our wider community families in need, so that they can have a fulfilling Thanksgiving.

Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM this Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners.  Your join code and pass code are in your Thursday and Saturday email.


Welcome to Congregational Care!  Each Saturday, we will include in our messages any submissions we receive from our parish community, as we invite you to share prayer requests or news about yourselves or your family. We believe this outreach to be incredibly important to keep our spiritual community connected to each other and to Jesus Christ, our Lord, as we walk in love with one another in our daily journeys.  Please submit your “news” to the parish office by Friday of each week and we will feature it in the Saturday email, bringing it to our hearts and minds in our Sunday prayers.

For this week, we ask for you to pray for those in our parish family who have recently lost their loved ones:  The Dixon family; Ethel Lawrence and her family; the family of Miriam Coyne.

A Collect For the Departed

Eternal Lord God, you hold all souls in life: Give to your whole Church in paradise and on earth your light and your peace; and grant that we, following the good examples of those who have served you here and are now at rest, may at the last enter with them into your unending joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Join us, at St. Edward’s, and with our convocation churches, for wonderful offerings, each week, of prayer and adult spiritual formation, via Zoom. Join in, anytime!  Click here to learn more.


Besides prayers, calls, cards and emails, there is one more thing you can do to support St. Edward’s during this time. Please keep up-to-date with your pledge or regular contribution.  Pledges/giving can be mailed to the church, and we also have an easy-to-use “Give to St. Edward’s” button on our website that links to our secure Paypal page.  We have had several people engage with this newly installed Paypal giving button with great success, so please consider that as an easy way to support St. Edward’s.

To assist parishes, the diocese has set up online giving for each parish.  If you feel comfortable making your weekly giving or pledge donation in this manner (it is a secure giving tool), simply go to the diocesan web site, click on the tab up top and it will take you to a page where you can scroll down, find St. Edward’s, and continue with making your contribution!  Thank you for maintaining your faithfulness through your financial stewardship!

Click here if you would like to donate online through the diocesan portal. You will scroll down to find St. Edward’s under Lancaster. The portal is a secure giving site.

To learn more about St. Edward’s, please click our website, YouTube, or Facebook icons at the bottom of this email.

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.

– Michelle

St. Edward’s Thursday Message – November 12th

Dear friends,

Look for all links related to Sunday worship in our usual Saturday afternoon posting.

Many happenings at St. Edward’s, all listed below with easy-to-click links for reading and downloading of materials.

Yesterday, our brother, Richard Lawrence, slipped peacefully into his next life.  Please hold his wife, Ethel, as well as their family, friends, and loved ones, in your prayers.

We also learned from Bill Coyne, that his mother, Miriam Joan Coyne, died on November 3rd at Masonic Villages in Elizabethtown.  Miriam, and her husband, Hugh, were faithful members of St. Edward’s for many years primarily attending the Wednesday noonday service.  Hugh passed away in 2012. Bill tells us that Miriam’s wishes were for a simple Commital service at their home church, All Saint’s Scotch Plains, NJ and her ashes were placed in the columbarium, there, next to her husband, Hugh’s ashes.

Prayer for the Faithful Departed
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.  May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  Amen.

Father Rick +


We kicked off our stewardship campaign last weekend and have had a very good response to date, but we still need you! Pledge packets were mailed this week and testimonies from our Stewardship committee leaders continue during Sunday worship this Sunday, November 15th and November 22nd.  Click this link to learn more about our upcoming campaign. 

Two St. Edward’s traditional events/ministries are happening:  Our Jesse Tree ministry and our Krist Kindling fellowship activity.  Click the links below to sign up for either, or both!
Jesse Tree Form

Krist Kindling Form

Hempfield Area Food Pantry:   Thank you to all, at St. Edward’s, for your continued support to the HAFP.

The pantry is currently requesting the following items for November: Spam, prune juice, chicken and beef broth, large peanut butter, large jelly, 2 lb. packs of rice, canned pears, instant and regular oatmeal, cream of celery soup, cream of chicken soup, boxed pastas (ziti, rotini, etc.), canned tomatoes, pancake syrup, canned fruit cocktail.

**Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey for HAFP Thanksgiving Food Drive. Turkeys can be delivered between now and NEXT WEDNESDAY, November 18th and we will transport them to the HAFP.  Let’s meet our goal of each parish family donating a turkey so that our neighbors in need can enjoy a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

The Community Aid bin has been removed.  Please continue to support this passive form of fundraising by bringing your soft goods to the donation center on Good Drive (near Columbia Avenue) and when you drop off your items reference St. Edward’s partner #40036.  We will earn money towards our social outreach! Every penny counts.

Continue reading below for the details for our Friday, Saturday & Sunday worship and fellowship activities.

Friday Lunch & Learn:  November 13th 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom
Please join us for this informative and spiritual time together.  This week, we will continue with Chapter 4 in Walk in Love – The Wonderful Sacrament| Eucharistic Beliefs. Attendance at every session is not required.  If you would like to join and need a copy of Walk In Love, please contact the parish office.

Handout for this Friday, November 13th Session click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional.   If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

Remember to take some time to devote to exploring and making notations on the handout that Bob has supplied so that we may engage in our spiritual formation together, sharing our insights, thoughts, and questions, and please know that we look for those in the group to offer the closing prayer for any week!

Each week, we will provide a hand out in the Monday emails that you can download and review prior to the Friday session.

With Peace,
Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

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We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.

Join us on Zoom:

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Coffee Hour is Back!

Coffee (or favorite beverage!) social hour is back!!!  Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners. The join code and pass code are in your Thursday email.

Set aside Thanksgiving Morning at 9 AM for a special Thanksgiving Day Morning Prayer via Zoom.  The Community of Francis and Clare has a special invitation for us all!  Please see below for the details.

No need to register, just use the Zoom link below.  We will have a short service using the Book of Common Prayer 1979 with scripture and other readings and time of quiet.  Attendees who do not have a BCP, can simply listen if they like.

Blessings and Peace,

David

Br David Rutledge is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Thanksgiving Day Morning Prayer
Time: Nov 26, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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St. Edward’s Monday Message – November 9th

Dear parishioners & friends of St. Edward’s,

Yesterday, on a sunny Sunday afternoon, our sister, Rose Dixon, began her journey, as she slipped peacefully into her next life, surrounded by her loving family.  We will miss the joy that Rose brought to all of us at St. Edward’s, and we hold her family, friends, and loved ones, in our prayers.

Prayer for the Faithful Departed
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.  May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  Amen.

Father Rick +


In case you missed it, we invite you to view our Sunday worship:


It is time to sign up for our traditional Krist Kindling!  If you missed it in the Scepter, click the link below to download the information and sign up sheet.  This may be a fun way to participate in St. Edward’s fellowship and connect with other parishioners, especially for this year, as it is an outside event!  Let’s bring some cheer this year to us all!

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Our 2021 Stewardship Campaign launched this week.  We thank Jamie Alton for his heartfelt testimony this past Sunday and we look forward to Stephen and Catherine Donohue, and Matthew Sternberg sharing their testimonies in the next 2 weeks.  To learn more, click here. 

Annual Jesse Tree Project Set to Begin
For many, Thanksgiving and Christmas represents a ‘season of giving’.  Giving to the foster children of COBYs during the holidays has been a long-time favorite of this parish.

This service is known as the Jesse Tree project.  Jesse Tree provides gifts for children in foster care, making Christmas a little brighter.  Through COBYS Family Services we obtain a list of children in foster care, their ages, and their Christmas wishes. We don’t take the place of Santa. Rather, we act as Santa’s helpers by adding another gift or two for a child to open on Christmas morning.

Click here for information and sign up form. 


Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey to St. Edward’s, so that we can make Thanksgiving comforting for those who benefit from the Hempfield Area Food Bank.  We are accepting turkey donations through November 18th, and they can be brought in on Sundays or any weekday between 11 AM-3 PM.  Our goal is to have each parish family donate a turkey so that our community families in need can have a fulfilling Thanksgiving.

HAFP Wish List for November:
Spam
Prune juice
Chicken and beef broth
Large peanut butter
Large jelly
2 lb. packs of rice
Canned pears
Instant and regular oatmeal
Cream of celery soup
Cream of chicken soup
Boxed pastas (ziti, rotini etc.)
Canned tomatoes
Pancake syrup
Canned fruit cocktail

MINISTRY, WORSHIP & FELLOWSHIP CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEK

Wednesday Holy Eucharist with Healing and Meditation – Wednesday, November 11th
Please enter through the parish hall doors. Masks are required. We have put in place healthy practices for your comfort and safety.

Wednesday Evening, November 11th – 6:30 PM Contemporary Bible Study
Led by Bill and Yvonne Gasperetti via Zoom.  Please email Bill or Yvonne if you would like to participate.

Friday, November 13th,  Lunch & Learn Adult Spiritual Formation – 12 Noon – 1 PM
Join us for this series led by Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus.  Scroll down to download the handout for Friday’s session and to note the Zoom meeting join information.

Friday Evening Prayer – November 13th
We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.
Join us on Zoom:
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Join Code:  863 2710 5082

Friday Lunch & Learn:  November 13th 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom
Our conversation continues, this week, with Chapter Four on the topic of The Wonderful Sacrament –  Eucharist Beliefs.  We have had engaging and enlivening discussions each week! Perhaps you would feel comfortable in delivering the closing prayer, this week?  We  would welcome your participation. Attendance at every session is not required.

Handout for this Friday Session Click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional, but can be ordered at forwardmovement.org or by contacting the parish office (we have copies on hand).  If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

With Peace,
Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

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Sunday Service Online – Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 27 – Sunday, November 8, 2020

Dear friends of St. Edward’s,

We welcome you to online worship this weekend.

For those who feel comfortable with coming to church, we are fortunate to be able to hold in-person worship on Sundays at 8 AM – Rite I and 10:15 AM – Rite II. We hope that you will join us!  We continue to follow healthy practices for your comfort and safety and we are mindfully complying with mitigation efforts through the governor’s office, as well as our diocesan office.

Please know that we extend our warm invitation of worship to those in the wider community and those parishioners who are still at home, via YouTube Live, with our live streaming service each Sunday. We are one community of faith and we are worshipping together!

Click here to connect to our YouTube Channel to enjoy our Sunday service of Holy Eucharist Rite II LIVE at 10:15 AM on Sunday, November 8th.

We offer an opportunity for those viewing our online service to Donate to St. Edward’s via our Paypal link directly from our YouTube Channel.  On the St. Edward’s Channel Home Page, in the lower right corner of the image of our church is a “Donate to St. Edward’s” link.  You can also find it in the “About” section, just scroll down to “links” in that section.  We have installed it, tested it, and it works securely and wonderfully!

Click here to download the Sunday Service 10:15 AM bulletin – Rite II

If you prefer the said service of Rite I, we have provided our service bulletin for you to download and enjoy the service.

Click here to download the Sunday Service 8 AM bulletin – Rite I


We also wanted to take this opportunity to share with you important announcements that are in our paper bulletin on Sundays, that may be of interest to you, at home, regarding upcoming events, as well as prayer and adult spiritual formation opportunities.

The weather is predicted to be warm for the next week and we have kept our garden fountain running and we have completed 2 additional meditative spaces with benches and statuary.  Please stop by to see!  If you feel you would like a quiet space to pray, the memorial garden is always “open.”

Krist Kindling sign up is in full swing!  Please contact the parish office or click here to download the pdf information and sign-up form.


Our Annual Stewardship Campaign kicks off this Sunday.  You will have received a pledge packet in the mail and for the next three Sundays, we will hear testimonies from our Stewardship ministry leaders. This is a very important component to the continuing ministry of St. Edward’s.  If you have any questions, would like more information about stewardship, or did not receive a packet, please contact the parish office.  We thank you for your prayerful consideration.


Annual Jesse Tree Project Set to Begin
For many, Thanksgiving and Christmas represents a ‘season of giving’.  Giving to the foster children of COBYs during the holidays has been a long-time favorite of this parish.

This service is known as the Jesse Tree project.  Jesse Tree provides gifts for children in foster care, making Christmas a little brighter.  Through COBYS Family Services we obtain a list of children in foster care, their ages, and their Christmas wishes. We don’t take the place of Santa. Rather, we act as Santa’s helpers by adding another gift or two for a child to open on Christmas morning.

Click here for information and sign up form. 


Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey to St. Edward’s, so that we can make Thanksgiving comforting for those who benefit from the Hempfield Area Food Bank.  We are accepting turkey donations through November 18th, and they can be brought in on Sundays or any weekday between 11 AM-3 PM.  Our goal is to have each parish family donate a turkey so that our community families in need can have a fulfilling Thanksgiving.

Coffee Hour is Back!

Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners.  The meeting join code and pass code are in your Thursday and Saturday emails.



Welcome to Congregational Care!  Each Saturday, we will include in our messages any submissions we receive from our parish community, as we invite you to share prayer requests or news about yourselves or your family. We believe this outreach to be incredibly important to keep our spiritual community connected to each other and to Jesus Christ, our Lord, as we walk in love with one another in our daily journeys.  Please submit your “news” to the parish office by Friday of each week and we will feature it in the Saturday email, bringing it to our hearts and minds in our Sunday prayers.

For this week, we ask for you to pray for, and with, each other in our congregation and for our wider world.  Let us strive for our walk to always be filled with grace and compassion for all God’s creation.

A Collect for the Presence of Christ

Lord Jesus, stay with us, for evening is at hand and the day is past; be our companion in the way, kindle our hearts, and awaken hope, that we may know you as you are revealed in Scripture and the breaking of bread. Grant this for the sake of your love. Amen.

Join us, at St. Edward’s, and with our convocation churches, for wonderful offerings, each week, of prayer and adult spiritual formation, via Zoom. Join in, anytime!  Click here to learn more.


Besides prayers, calls, cards and emails, there is one more thing you can do to support St. Edward’s during this time. Please keep up-to-date with your pledge or regular contribution.  Pledges/giving can be mailed to the church, and we also have an easy-to-use “Give to St. Edward’s” button on our website that links to our secure Paypal page.  We have had several people engage with this newly installed Paypal giving button with great success, so please consider that as an easy way to support St. Edward’s.

To assist parishes, the diocese has set up online giving for each parish.  If you feel comfortable making your weekly giving or pledge donation in this manner (it is a secure giving tool), simply go to the diocesan web site, click on the tab up top and it will take you to a page where you can scroll down, find St. Edward’s, and continue with making your contribution!  Thank you for maintaining your faithfulness through your financial stewardship!

Click here if you would like to donate online through the diocesan portal. You will scroll down to find St. Edward’s under Lancaster. The portal is a secure giving site.

To learn more about St. Edward’s, please click our website, YouTube, or Facebook icons at the bottom of this email.

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.

– Michelle

 

St. Edward’s Thursday Message – November 5th

Dear friends,

Look for all links related to Sunday worship in our usual Saturday afternoon posting.

Many happenings at St. Edward’s, all listed below with easy-to-click links for reading and downloading of materials.

A Collect for Peace
Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth, that in tranquility your dominion may increase until the earth is filled with the knowledge of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Be well.  Stay safe.  Keep the faith.

Michelle

We are officially kicking off our stewardship campaign this weekend!  Pledge packets were mailed this week and testimonies from our Stewardship committee leaders will be held during Sunday worship from November 8th – 22nd.  Click this link to learn more about our upcoming campaign. 

Hempfield Area Food Pantry:   Thank you to all, at St. Edward’s, for your continued support to the HAFP.

The pantry is currently requesting the following items for November: Spam, prune juice, chicken and beef broth, large peanut butter, large jelly, 2 lb. packs of rice, canned pears, instant and regular oatmeal, cream of celery soup, cream of chicken soup, boxed pastas (ziti, rotini, etc.), canned tomatoes, pancake syrup, canned fruit cocktail.

**Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey for HAFP Thanksgiving Food Drive. Turkeys can be delivered between now and November 18th and we will transport them to the HAFP weekly.  Let’s meet our goal of each parish family donating a turkey so that our neighbors in need can enjoy a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

The Community Aid bin is scheduled to be removed in the coming week.  Please continue to support this passive form of fundraising by bringing your soft goods to the donation center on Good Drive (near Columbia Avenue) and when you drop off your items reference St. Edward’s partner #40036.  We will earn money towards our social outreach! Every penny counts.

Continue reading below for the details for our Friday, Saturday & Sunday worship and fellowship activities.

Friday Lunch & Learn:  November 6th 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom
Please join us for this informative and spiritual time together.  This week, we will continue with Chapter 4 in Walk in Love – The Wonderful Sacrament| Eucharistic Beliefs. Attendance at every session is not required.  If you would like to join and need a copy of Walk In Love, please contact the parish office.

Handout for this Friday, November 6th Session click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional.   If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

Remember to take some time to devote to exploring and making notations on the handout that Bob has supplied so that we may engage in our spiritual formation together, sharing our insights, thoughts, and questions, and please know that we look for those in the group to offer the closing prayer for any week!

Each week, we will provide a hand out in the Monday emails that you can download and review prior to the Friday session.

With Peace,
Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

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We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.

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Saturday Taize Service, First Saturday of each month, at 5 PM: Members of St. Edward’s are cordially invited to join St. Luke’s for our Zoom Taize service. A service of deep prayer and worship, sacred darkness, and the singing of chants in candlelight. We cannot meet in person at present, so the services will be held on Zoom, to create a greater sense of community. Prepare by lighting some candles. Connect to the service https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84847298680. Please contact St. Luke’s to let us know you will attend – at stlukesmountjoy@gmail.com Secure services – waiting room enabled.

Coffee Hour is Back!

Coffee (or favorite beverage!) social hour is back!!!  Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners.  Meeting join code and pass code are in your Thursday email.com

 

St. Edward’s Monday Message – November 2nd

Dear parishioners & friends of St. Edward’s,

In case you missed it, we invite you to view our Sunday worship:

From The Book of Common Prayer, page 822, we offer a Prayer for an Election

Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the people of the United States (or of this community) in the election of officials and representatives; that, by faithful administration and wise laws, the rights of all may be protected and our nation be enabled to fulfill your purposes; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.

– Michelle

It is time to sign up for our traditional Krist Kindling!  If you missed it in the Scepter, click the link below to download the information and sign up sheet.  This may be a fun way to participate in St. Edward’s fellowship and connect with other parishioners, especially for this year, as it is an outside event!  Let’s bring some cheer this year to us all!

Click here for more information and to sign up.


Our 2021 Stewardship Campaign launches this week.  Please look in your mail towards the end of the week for your pledge packet.  To learn more, click here. 

A message from Leslie Arnold, Director of Christian Formation, about an upcoming Youth Event (it is outside and parents can attend with their youth):

Dear Friends,

You are invited to join us on a brief downtown walking tour on Saturday November 7, 2020 from 10am-1pm, which includes lunch (hopefully at Tellus 360, but that is TBD). The trip will be led by Mother Shayna and Randolph Harris, and possibly joined by Dr. Joy Rien of STEM.

Randy, parishioner and lay leader here at Saint James, will guide us through a few historic points showing us how Lancaster played an integral role in our American history.

Our middle and high schoolers are encouraged to come, but this also may be an opportunity for parents to learn about our beautiful and complex Lancastrian history.  Also a great opportunity for class projects(hint hint!)

Randolph served as the Executive Director of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, a private, countywide non-profit organization founded in 1966 to preserve the architectural heritage of Lancaster County. He has since taken on other historical presevervation projects.  Get to know our dear friend Randolph Harris http://undergroundrroriginspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bio-RJHSpring2016-wPix.pdf

Register here: https://www.saintjameslancaster.org/children-youth-families/youth/youth-activities/


Hempfield Area Food Pantry “wish list” of food items for November.  We are also kicking off our own “Turkey Drive” to donate frozen turkeys to our friends at the HAFP to make this special dinner a reality for our neighbors in need.  Please buy your turkeys early and deliver them to St. Edward’s by November 18th.  Our freezer will only hold about 20 turkeys, so if you can hold them until closer to the 18th and bring them in, that would be great.  If not, we can make arrangements.  Please contact the parish office.

Spam
Prune juice
Chicken and beef broth
Large peanut butter
Large jelly
2 lb. packs of rice
Canned pears
Instant and regular oatmeal
Cream of celery soup
Cream of chicken soup
Boxed pastas (ziti, rotini etc.)
Canned tomatoes
Pancake syrup
Canned fruit cocktail

MINISTRY, WORSHIP & FELLOWSHIP CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEK

Wednesday Holy Eucharist with Healing and Meditation – Wednesday, November 4th
Please enter through the parish hall doors. Masks are required. We have put in place healthy practices for your comfort and safety.

Wednesday Evening, November 4th – 6:30 PM Contemporary Bible Study
Led by Bill and Yvonne Gasperetti via Zoom.  Please email Bill or Yvonne if you would like to participate.

Friday, November 6th,  Lunch & Learn Adult Spiritual Formation – 12 Noon – 1 PM
Join us for this series led by Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus.  Scroll down to download the handout for Friday’s session and to note the Zoom meeting join information.

Friday Evening Prayer – November 6th
We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.
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Friday Lunch & Learn:  November 6th 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom
Our session this week will continue with Chapter Four of our text. Our conversations have been a wonderful exploration of our faith & Episcopal identity and it is wonderful to engage each other in discussion and participation! Perhaps you would feel comfortable in delivering the closing prayer, this week?  We  would welcome your participation. Attendance at every session is not required.

Handout for this Friday Session Click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional, but can be ordered at forwardmovement.org or by contacting the parish office (we have copies on hand).  If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

With Peace,
Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

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Sunday Service Online – All Saints’ Day – November 1, 2020

Dear friends of St. Edward’s,

We welcome you to online worship this weekend.

For those who feel comfortable with coming to church, we are fortunate to be able to hold in-person worship on Sundays at 8 AM – Rite I and 10:15 AM – Rite II. We hope that you will join us!  We continue to follow healthy practices for your comfort and safety and we are mindfully complying with mitigation efforts through the governor’s office, as well as our diocesan office.

Please know that we extend our warm invitation of worship to those in the wider community and those parishioners who are still at home, via YouTube Live, with our live streaming service each Sunday. We are one community of faith and we are worshipping together!

Click here to connect to our YouTube Channel to enjoy our Sunday service of Holy Eucharist Rite II LIVE at 10:15 AM on Sunday, November 1st.

We offer an opportunity for those viewing our online service to Donate to St. Edward’s via our Paypal link directly from our YouTube Channel.  On the St. Edward’s Channel Home Page, in the lower right corner of the image of our church is a “Donate to St. Edward’s” link.  You can also find it in the “About” section, just scroll down to “links” in that section.  We have installed it, tested it, and it works securely and wonderfully!

Click here to download the Sunday Service 10:15 AM bulletin – Rite II

If you prefer the said service of Rite I, we have provided our service bulletin for you to download and enjoy the service.

Click here to download the Sunday Service 8 AM bulletin – Rite I


We also wanted to take this opportunity to share with you important announcements that are in our paper bulletin on Sundays, that may be of interest to you, at home, regarding upcoming events, as well as prayer and adult spiritual formation opportunities.

Krist Kindling sign up starts this week.  Please contact the parish office or view the article in the November Scepter to sign up!

The November Scepter is online.  Click here to view.

Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey to St. Edward’s, so that we can make Thanksgiving comforting for those who benefit from the Hempfield Area Food Bank.  We are accepting turkey donations through November 18th. Please bring them to St. Edward’s and we will store them in our freezer.  

Coffee Hour is Back!

It is coming back in November!!! But at a new time and new day.  Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners. **Meeting code and passcode are in your Saturday email.



Welcome to Congregational Care!  Each Saturday, we will include in our messages any submissions we receive from our parish community, as we invite you to share prayer requests or news about yourselves or your family. We believe this outreach to be incredibly important to keep our spiritual community connected to each other and to Jesus Christ, our Lord, as we walk in love with one another in our daily journeys.  Please submit your “news” to the parish office by Friday of each week and we will feature it in the Saturday email, bringing it to our hearts and minds in our Sunday prayers.

For this week, we ask for you to keep Bev Hess in your prayers as she prepares for important surgery on Tuesday. 

A Prayer Before an Operation

Strengthen your servant Bev, O God, to do what she has to do and bear what she has to bear; that, accepting your healing gifts through the skill of surgeons and nurses, she may be restored to usefulness in your world with a thankful heart; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
 

from the Book of Common Prayer, September 1979


Join us, at St. Edward’s, and with our convocation churches, for wonderful offerings, each week, of prayer and adult spiritual formation, via Zoom. Join in, anytime!  Click here to learn more.

Besides prayers, calls, cards and emails, there is one more thing you can do to support St. Edward’s during this time. Please keep up-to-date with your pledge or regular contribution.  Pledges/giving can be mailed to the church, and we also have an easy-to-use “Give to St. Edward’s” button on our website that links to our secure Paypal page.  We have had several people engage with this newly installed Paypal giving button with great success, so please consider that as an easy way to support St. Edward’s.

To assist parishes, the diocese has set up online giving for each parish.  If you feel comfortable making your weekly giving or pledge donation in this manner (it is a secure giving tool), simply go to the diocesan web site, click on the tab up top and it will take you to a page where you can scroll down, find St. Edward’s, and continue with making your contribution!  Thank you for maintaining your faithfulness through your financial stewardship!

Click here if you would like to donate online through the diocesan portal. You will scroll down to find St. Edward’s under Lancaster. The portal is a secure giving site.

To learn more about St. Edward’s, please click our website, YouTube, or Facebook icons at the bottom of this email.

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.

– Michelle

St. Edward’s Thursday Message – October 29th

Dear friends,

Look for all links related to Sunday worship on our usual Saturday afternoon posting.

Many happenings at St. Edward’s, all listed below with easy-to-click links for reading and downloading of materials.

The parish office is closed Thursday and Friday.  If you have an immediate concern that needs attention, please contact our vestry wardens, Meredith Westgate (miamessages@gmail.com) and/or Julie Hoff (jjhoff05@aol.com) and they will connect with Father Rick or myself .  Thank you!   

Do not forget that Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend and that you need to put your clocks back one hour Saturday night!

Be well.  Stay safe.  Keep the faith.

Michelle

Grocery Cards will be in your parish mailboxes on Sunday.

The November Scepter is out & it is a great issue!  Printed copies will be available in church and you can  also read it online!  Read the November Scepter here.

All Saints’ Day is this Sunday, November 1st.   Father Rick will be reading the names, at each service, following communion.  While we have completed typing up the list of names indicated on the sign up sheet, and those submitted to us via email, if you would like to add a name, there are sign in sheets in the narthex available on Sunday morning.  We apologize if we have missed any names, but please know that they are in our hearts and prayers on this All Saints’ Day. 
  —
Hempfield Area Food Pantry:   Thank you to St. Edward’s for your continued support to the HAFP.  In September, you contributed 110 pounds of food items to the pantry.
 
During the month of September….we served 145 families which included 148 children, 305 adults, 104 seniors for a total 557 people served…9 new families were registered. 34 volunteers donated 517 hours to the pantry.

The pantry is currently requesting the following items for November: Spam, prune juice, chicken and beef broth, large peanut butter, large jelly, 2 lb. packs of rice, canned pears, instant and regular oatmeal, cream of celery soup, cream of chicken soup, boxed pastas (ziti, rotini, etc.), canned tomatoes, pancake syrup, canned fruit cocktail.
**Please prayerfully consider donating a turkey for HAFP Thanksgiving food drive.  Turkeys should be delivered to St. Edward’s by November 18th.

The Community Aid bin is scheduled to be removed in the next 10 days.  Please continue to support this passive form of fundraising by bringing your soft goods to the donation center on Good Drive (near Columbia Avenue) and when you drop off your items reference St. Edward’s partner #40036.  We will earn money towards our social outreach! Every penny counts.

Continue reading below for the details for our Friday, Saturday & Sunday worship and fellowship activities.

Friday Lunch & Learn:  October 30th 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom
Please join us for this informative and spiritual time together.  This week, we will continue with Chapter 4 in Walk in Love – The Wonderful Sacrament| Eucharistic Beliefs. Attendance at every session is not required.  If you would like to join and need a copy of Walk In Love, please contact the parish office. 

Handout for this Friday, October 30th Session click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional.   If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

Remember to take some time to devote to exploring and making notations on the handout that Bob has supplied so that we may engage in our spiritual formation together, sharing our insights, thoughts, and questions, and please know that we look for those in the group to offer the closing prayer for any week! 

Each week, we will provide a hand out in the Monday emails that you can download and review prior to the Friday session.

With Peace,

Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

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We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.

Join us on Zoom:

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Join Code:  863 2710 5082

Coffee Hour is Back!

It is coming back in November!!! But at a new time and new day.  Join us for our Virtual Sunday Social from 4:00 PM – 4:40 PM Sunday afternoon on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina McLaughlin. It’s a great time to get together and say “hello” to your fellow parishioners. **Meeting code and passcode are in your Thursday email.

St. Edward’s Thursday Message – October 22nd

Dear friends,

Look for all links related to Sunday worship on our usual Saturday afternoon posting.

Many happenings at St. Edward’s, all listed below with easy-to-click links for reading and downloading of materials.

Be well.  Stay safe.  Keep the faith.

Michelle

Our Variety Show is happening THIS SATURDAY, October 24th, at 4:30 PM

Click here for more information.

You can also access our YouTube Channel for the show, by clicking here.



All Saints’ Day is Sunday, November 1st.  We have placed clipboards in the narthex for people to write the name(s) of loved ones they would like remembered at both the 8 AM Rite I and 10:15 Rite II service(s).   You may also email the parish office the names to be placed on the list, if that is more comfortable and easy for you to do.  Please note:  The parish office will be closed from October 28th – November 2nd, so it is important that you get your names in prior to that date.  Please write clearly, if you complete the form at church, so that we take care in the pronunciation of your loved ones names.  Father Rick will be reading the names, at each service, following communion.


Hempfield Area Food Pantry:   Thank you to St. Edward’s for your continued support to the HAFP.  In September, you contributed 110 pounds of food items to the pantry.

During the month of September….we served 145 families which included 148 children, 305 adults, 104 seniors for a total 557 people served…9 new families were registered. 34 volunteers donated 517 hours to the pantry.

The pantry is currently requesting the following items: Spam, prune juice, chicken and beef broth, large peanut butter, large jelly, 2 lb. packs of rice, canned pears, instant and regular oatmeal, cream of celery soup, cream of chicken soup, boxed pastas (ziti, rotini, etc.), canned tomatoes, pancake syrup, canned fruit cocktail.

The Community Aid bin is scheduled to be removed in the next 10 days.  Please continue to support this passive form of fundraising by bringing your soft goods to the donation center on Good Drive (near Columbia Avenue) and when you drop off your items reference St. Edward’s partner #40036.  We will earn money towards our social outreach! Every penny counts.

The funeral for Boyer Veitch will be held at St. Edward’s on Saturday, October 24th at 11:00 AM.  While it is a private family service, there will be a public visitation from 10:00 AM – 11:AM at St. Edward’s.  We will be following all health and safety protocols for social distancing and we ask that all visitors please wear a mask.  We encourage all to join us for the service, via live stream, to honor the memory of our brother and dear friend, Boyer.  Connect to the service via our  YouTube Channel .

Click here to download the service bulletin.

We are pleased to announce that through the generous donation of Mary Veitch, in memory of Boyer Veitch, we will be replacing our sanctuary carpet in the upcoming month. The new color is called “Rest Assured” and you can view a sample of it above.  While this was not the first color choice of the rector and parish office, we consulted a professional designer, with further consultation and support from our vestry and altar guild members – Meredith Westgate, Julie Hoff, and Bev Hess, to assist us in choosing the best color for this most sacred space.  This choice was made with extensive discernment as to what is best in complementing all surfaces: from the black flooring, to the woodwork of our pews and altar, to the stonework of our glorious altar wall, as well as our seasonal altar hangings, and the transition into the narthex. We also considered the durability and appropriateness to the missional context of our space into the future. Please know that should anyone in the parish have concerns or feelings about this choice I will make myself available to you, to walk through such concerns.

With humble appreciation,

Father Rick+

Continue reading below for the details for our Friday and Saturday worship and fellowship activities.


Friday Lunch & Learn:  October 23rd 12 Noon – 1 PM via Zoom

Please join us for this informative and spiritual time together.  This week, we will begin Chapter 4 in Walk in Love – The Wonderful Sacrament| Eucharistic Beliefs. Attendance at every session is not required.  If you would like to join and need a copy of Walk In Love, please contact the parish office.

Handout for this Friday, October 23rd Session click here.

We encourage you to have your Book of Common Prayer for each session and the text, Walk In Love is optional.   If you do not have a copy of the BCP on hand, this link will give you the downloadable pdf.

Remember to take some time to devote to exploring and making notations on the handout that Bob has supplied so that we may engage in our spiritual formation together, sharing our insights, thoughts, and questions, and please know that we look for those in the group to offer the closing prayer for any week!

Each week, we will provide a hand out in the Monday emails that you can download and review prior to the Friday session.

With Peace,
Father Rick, Bob Mosebach, and Wanda Stoltzfus

Join Zoom Meeting

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We invite you to Evening Prayer this Friday evening at 7:00 PM.  This is a wonderful way to peacefully end our week and is led by Patrick Ishler.

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