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James St George Episcopal July 2017

146th Diocesan Convention Virtual Spotlight
The theme of the 146th convention of the The Lectern, used
diocese, which takes place September 29- by lay readers when
30 in Carbondale, will be "Jesus said, 'I am they read the Old
the Way.'" The Rev. Scott Slater, canon to
the ordinary keynote speaker. He is a and new Testament
certified facilitator in The Daring Way, a lessons, the Psalm
methodology based on the work of author and the Prayers of
and researcher Brené Brown. the People, was a
"We will be looking at what comes after pilgrimage," says the gift from St. Agnes’
Rev. Canon Anne Kitch, canon to the ordinary. "When a
pilgrimage ends, it is only the beginning of the next journey. Guild presented to
Likewise, when Jesus identifies himself as the way, he is St. James Episcopal
not merely talking about the way to heaven, or to eternal life, but Church on April 12,
also about how Christ opens the way before us each and every 1914.

Nunsense II: The Second Coming Yard Sale

Our Annual Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, July
15, 2017, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please contact
Gloria Lyons at 570-876-3978 for more information
or if interested in reserving a space.

They're back, staring our own Christine McGeachie!! The Little

Sisters of Hoboken are returning to Holy Family Residence in
Scranton with an all-new fundraiser show. "Nunsense II: The Summer
Second Coming" is another big fundraiser for the Little Sisters Lunch
of the Poor. Program
Saturday, August 5 at 7 p.m.

Sunday, August 6 at 2 p.m. St James St. George

Church is providing a free
Holy Family Residence Auditorium lunch to children and
2500 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA teens. Serving is Monday
Limited Seating. through Friday from 11:30
Advance Tickets $20 am to 12:30 pm. No sign-
Buy your tickets online ups or registration
or call 1-800-838-3006. necessary.
Upcoming Events Still Collecting . . . Summer Service
Peacemeal – SODA TABS The weekly Sunday service will be held at
Saturday, July 08, 2017 9:00 am from May 28 to September 3, 2017.
4:30 pm
Elm Park Methodist Church USED PRINTER 50/50 Tickets
Vestry Meeting – The 50/50 Tickets for the
Monday, July 10, 2017
June/July drawing are
7:00 pm BOX TOPS now on sale. Contact
St. James St. George Church
Christine McGeachie for a ticket today.
Yard Sale
Saturday, July 15, 2017 Vestry News
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
St. James St. George Church The Vestry met on Monday, June 12, 2017. The Proposed
Budget for 2017 was revised to better reflect receipts and
Food pantry – disbursements as of May 30, 2017. In addition, a resolution
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 was passed to request temporary financial relief from the
11: 00 am – 1:00 pm diocese until April 2018, when a substantial loan from the
St. James St. George Church Community Bank N.A. will be paid off.
Community Meal –
Saturday, July 29, 2017 Church Financial Health
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
St. James St. George Church June is half way through the calendar year,
and thus far, receipts have been only slightly
less than disbursements. Receipts are
$22,163.80 (including $13,916.00 from
Contact Information pledges and $3,356.50 from fund raising
Address: 398 Washington activities). Disbursements are $22,442.03.
Avenue, Jermyn, PA 18433
Telephone: 570-876-4896 Weekly Bulletins
e-mail: ssjandg@yahoo.com Additions, corrections or changes to the weekly church bulletin or church website can
be made by contacting Heather Evans at 570-468-3022 (leave a message) or
Website: ssjandg.weebly.com HEvans13@outlook.com.

St. James St. George Episcopal Church

398 Washington Avenue
Jermyn, PA 18433