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St. Edward’s Thursday Message – July 16, 2020

Dear friends,

Look for the Saturday afternoon message which will have links to all things for Sunday worship.

We are so grateful for the response in these first two weeks of the Memorial Garden fundraiser. As of the writing of this email, through the generosity of all of you, we have raised $6,200.  The response is so gratifying and tells us how very important it is to beautify and steward this sacred space.

On the Basket Auction front, we have secured 13 baskets (we are seeking 20 baskets).  We hope others will prayerfully consider donating a basket, or if you would like to contact the office and contribute a basket but need us to do the “shopping,” please let us know!  We are working on a fun and inventive way to hold our auction this year, so stay tuned!!

We hope people are gathering up their favorite recipes to share, as well as tapping into their creative spirit to help us compile a wonderful cookbook that shows our fellow parishioners and wider community how special we are and could be used to promote our parish community and raise funds for social outreach.

We are also participating in a school supply drive for the Landisville Primary Center for the 2020/2021 school year.  Supplies needed are:

Colored pencils
Notebook paper
Colored paper
Glue sticks
Hand Sanitizer
Dry Erase Markers, fine pt., black
Dry Erase Markers, fine pt., red
Folders without clasps

Let’s help our neighborhood children be ready to learn!  There will be a drop off box in the narthex on Sundays and in the front entry just inside the red doors during the week for supply drop off.  We thank you for your generosity in helping St. Edward’s reach out to the wider community.

As a friendly reminder, we are mindfully complying with the mitigation efforts established through the Governor’s office, as well as our Diocesan office.

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

Be well. Stay safe. Keep the faith.


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:
    Join Code:  863 2710 5082

Join us for our Virtual Saturday Social from 9 AM – 9:40 AM Saturday morning on Zoom.  It will be hosted by Christina and Joe McLaughlin. So join us!  Ask questions, give us your feedback and enjoy some fellowship THIS SATURDAY, July 18th at 9:00 AM. The Zoom Join code and Passcode are in the Thursday email.

We leave you, this Thursday with a quote from Maya Angelou:

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.
― Maya Angelou