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|An outreach center for persons affected by Hurricane Sandy is planned for a mid-May opening in the New Dorp Beach area. The Sandy Resource Center will provide a place where area residents can come for housing and other information to help them restore their homes and identify other services.
The Center is being initiated by Richmond Senior Services, a not-for-profit organization directed by Deacon Beverly Neuhaus. Partners in the venture include the Episcopal Diocese of NY Disaster Response Coordinator (Darrell Hayes), Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island and "Soup in the Hood", a meal program directed by George Nickel of The Church of St. Andrew. The Center will be open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm for housing and general assistance, and at 4 pm for meals.
- Greeters to welcome guests and direct them to the appropriate staff persons
- Dinner hosts to welcome guests, check I.D.
- Servers to distribute and/or serve meals
- Computer Assistants to aid visitors using the public use computers
- Cooks to prepare meals
For more information, contact Beverly Neuhaus at Richmond Senior Services, 718-816-1811 or email
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|A Resurrection Eucharist will be celebrated for Mary Boody on Saturday May 18, 10:00 a.m. at Christ Church. A repast will follow in the Guild Room
May her soul, and the souls of all the departed, by the mercy of God, rest in peace.
|The IPC (Inter Parish Council -- the 10 Episcopal Churches on Staten Island) will be held on Sunday, June 2 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at All Saints' Church, 2329 Victory Blvd.
Christ Church is responsible for games for children and also 5 lbs. of macaroni salad and any other salads or desserts people might like to bring. If you are interested in helping with the games, please speak to Mark Gherzo or Fr. Chuck. There is a sign up sheet in the parish hall to bring the macaroni salad, other salads, and desserts.
The IPC picnic gets bigger and more fun each year. Plan to attend and bring the family -- also bring lawn chairs for your comfort.
|Normally every second Saturday of the month Christ Church provides the food and volunteers at the Trinity Lutheran Church (309 St. Paul's Ave.) soup kitchen.
However, due to scheduling conflicts for May and June we are feeding on the first Saturday of the month.
Our next Saturday will be June 1st. Help is always needed. If you can spare an hour or three (the longest time span is from 10 am until 1 pm) it will be appreciated and will make a big difference in the lives of hungry people.
To volunteer, just show up at Trinity Church or contact
|Donations of plants of all kinds are needed for the plant sale at the Spring Fair. If you have plants you can donate, please contact
|The summer youth conference is a spiritual retreat for teen ins a summer camp setting. We come together for a week of faith, fellowship, and fun, providing the opportunity for the youth of the diocese to escape the pressures of the outside world, meeting new people, discuss topic relevant to their lives, define their spirituality, and have fun. At the end, we return home a little different than when we arrived: Stronger for the love and freindship we've added to our lives.
The Summer Youth Conference will be held August 18 - 24 at Camp Incarnation, Ivoyton, CT and is open to youth in 6th grade through college freshmen. Scholarships are available.
For more information: NYYouthConference@yahoo.com
An informational session will be held on May 18, 1:00 p.m. at St. Alban's Church, 76 St. Alban's Place, Eltingville. To reserve a spot at the information session, call 347-886-3328 or email Americlay@aol.com.
|Sign-up sheet for volunteers for the American Regional Food Tasting is on the bulletin board, Much help is needed.
MENU FOR AMERICAN FOOD TASTING
Brisket with cabbage, potatoes and carrots
Lemon Cod with baked beans, coleslaw and Boston Brown bread
Mississippi fried chicken with gravy rice and corn bread
Guacamole from Arizona, New Mexico
Crab cake from New Orleans
Michigan's miners pasties
Ohio's corn on the cob
Waldorf Salad and baked ziti from New York
apple pie all topped off with vanilla ice cream
Coffee or tea
|The following individuals have requested our prayers: Lennart Anderson, Robin Beveridge, Jean Bissell, Shirley Black, Willie Black, Jr., Jerry Blasingame, Miaway Boeyue, Dr. Cyril Broderick, Sylvia Broderick, Gregory Brown, Patricia Brown-Prestia, William Bruce, Inez Colborne, Anne Devlin, Marlene Elia, Mary Fitzgerald, Karmo Freeman, Joseph Gannon, Tina Grosick, Alexandra Hanly, James Hanly, Donna Jean, Philip Jorgue, Jordan Larimer, Geri Laverie, Kathleen MacDonald, Alicia McPhatha, William Marcus, Donna Marlak, Janet Massa, Andrea McIntosh, Hugo McIntosh, Sr., Anthony Mobilia, Maria Mobilia, Laura Napolitano, Linda Oppenheimer, Dr. Christian Peabody, Sam Pirozzolo, Zorgole Portue, Victor Rao, Meg Rowan, Luke Smith, Ann Sohm, Thomas Trapeneze, Elise Weiser, Tryphena Williams, Jacob Wilson, James Wilson, Martha Wright, and Richard Zito. |
The nation of Liberia.
We give thanks to God for the following individuals who are celebrating their Birthdays this week: Agnes Thompson (18), Tracy Williams (23).
We pray for the repose of the souls of Elsie Bennett, Elizabeth Mazzucco in whose loving memory the Altar Flowers, Blessed Sacrament and Sanctuary candles have been given. We pray for the repose of the souls of Mary, Robert and Robbie Boody and Nancy Beveridge in whose loving memory the Altar Flowers have been given.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we are asked to pray for Episcopal Church of North Dakota, The Rt. Rev. Michael Smith and South Dakota, The Rt. Rev. John Tarrant.
In the Diocese of New York, we pray for Katharine our Presiding Bishop, Andrew and Andrew our bishops and Grace Church School, Manhattan.
We pray for the continued growth of the Carpenter's Kids Program.
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