Holy Week Schedule

April 8, 2014

Monday, April 14 – Stations of the Cross at 5:30pm

Tuesday, April 15 – Stations of the Cross at 5:30pm

Wednesday, April 16 – Stations of the Cross at 5:30pm

Thursday. April 17 -Maundy Thursday Service at 7pm

with foot washing, followed by a vigil in the garden

Friday, April 18 –  Vigil in the garden continues at 8am

Good Friday Service at 12noon

Saturday, April 19 –  no services

Easter Sunday, April 20 – Holy Eucharist Rite I at 7:30am

Festival Eucharist Rite II with Music at 9am

Easter Egg Hunt at 10am

Festival Eucharist Rite II with Music at 11am

The parish celebrated Britta’s 100th birthday today with “Happy Birthday” in Swedish and a Swedish birthday party with all the trimmings – everyone had a marvelous time and Britta received 100 birthday cards and numerous other gifts.

We sang Happy Birthday to her in Swedish and in English.  The Swedish words and English translation are:

Swedish Version                                    English Translation

Ja, må hon leva, Ja, må hon leva,       Yes, may she live, Yes, may she live,

Ja, må hon leva uti hundrade år.         Yes, may she live for a hundred years.

Ja, må hon leva, Ja, må hon leva,        Yes, may she live, Yes, may she live,

Ja, må hon leva uti hundrade år.         Yes, may she live for a hundred years.

 

Ja, visst ska hon leva,                              Oh sure, she will live,

Ja, visst ska hon leva,                              Oh sure, she will live,

Ja, visst ska hon leva uti hundrade år     Oh sure, she will live for a hundred years.

Ja, visst ska hon leva,                               Oh sure, she will live,

Ja, visst ska hon leva,                               Oh sure, she will live,

Ja, visst ska hon leva uti hundrade år     Oh sure, she will live for a hundred years.

2014 Mardi Gras a success

March 10, 2014

Mardi Gras was held Tuesday March 4th at Annunciation – the decorations were spectacular and the costumes even more so – see if you can identify these revelers: (thanks to Pam for the photos)

Lenton Programs

March 4, 2014

Our Lenton Programs will be held on the following Wednesdays:  March 12, 19 and 26 and April 2.

Lenton Program begins at 5:30pm in the Sanctuary with the Stations of the Cross.

Soup Supper served at 6pm.  Sign up to let us know you are coming and also sign up if you can bring soup or bread.

Hymns sung at 6:30pm with a discussion on the history or background of some of our favorite old hymns.

Come join in.

Ash Wednesday Services

March 4, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 is Ash Wednesday. Services will be held at 7am, 12 noon and a full Eurcharist at 7pm.

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Classy Divas for a Cause

February 6, 2014

The Classy Divas for a Cause Luncheon and Fashion Show was held February 6th – a full house, good times, food, wine, beautiful clothes and fun – all to benefit Our Little Roses Home for Girls in Honduras.

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Rectanglers Design Afghans

February 1, 2014

COTA Rectanglers met Saturday, February 1st to design more afghans – they designed 21 afghans to be put together for delivery to the VA hospital in Tampa later this spring.

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Epiphany Student Play January 5th

January 6, 2014

Sunday, January 5th, the congregation was treated to a special Epiphany Play by the youth of the church.  The play was beautifully done and everyone learned some things that they had not known about Epiphany.  Thank you to the youth and their leaders.  

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