Straight Talk Newsletter
08-10-18 Food Bank this weekend, Debbie write Vestry Corner, a letter from our new rector, Wanda’s Memorial Fund gets its match,start crafting now for the Craft Fair, and save the date for the BBQ!
08-03-18 Jesse takes on Vestry Corner, end of August BBQ is almost upon us, parish camping trip coming up, Food Bank needs supplies and volunteers, and an All Saints school donation drive starts August 5.
07-27-18 Tim takes on the Vestry corner, General Convention recap from Nancy Tanner, Wanda Lingo Memorial Fund gets a match, Fall plans including a camping trip, and our amazing volunteers!
07-20-18 Message from the Vestry about our Summer plans for the church, U2charist is upon us this Sunday, Food Bank needs you this weekend, BBQ plans for the end of August, and some Bishop Curry goodness.
07-13-18 A note from the vestry, A letter from the Lingo’s, Wanda’s legacy, U2Charist, Food bank needs you, and a note from the finance committee.
07-06-18 Search for a new rector hits an important milestone, U2Charist rocks on towards July 22, video of Wanda Lingo’s service is posted.
06-22-18 Food Truck restock is at 2PM this Saturday instead of noon, Wanda Lingo’s celebration of life is this weekend, Rev. Terri Heyduk last service is this Sunday, and a farewell to our wonderful volunteer Stephanie as she moves on to amazing things.
06-15-18 Celebration of life of Wanda Lingo, Message from our senior warden and interim priest, Search committee update, nursery needs, and Food bank delivery a day early.
06-08-18 Remembering Wanda Lingo, Rev. Terri Heyduck last day at St James as our priest is June 24, Tim Burkett weighs in on Vestry Corner, Summer Kick off for Young families is June 16, Food Bank is this weekend, and the nursery needs your toys!
06-01-18 Farewell to Mary June Nestler, Vestry Corner / Debbie Mattocks , Search Committee inches closer, Pride Parade this weekend, Games Night, and please use our recycling bin so we stay in the green.
05-25-18 Vestry Corner / Michael Brown, Food Bank is this weekend, Pentecost Photos, Garden of Eatin’ turns back to a paradise, a good-bye to Rev. Canon Mary June Nestler, Camping photos, and info on our Pride Parade participation
05-18-18 Doug Sward in the Vestry Corner, Young Families, June Games Night
05-11-18.pd Vestry Corner from Staci Kulp, Mother’s Day Blessing, Pentecost, camping trip, Food Bank distribution this weekend, and Diocesan book club.
05-04-18 The Ministry Fair is this Sunday, Pentecost fires up May 20, Games Night May 11, Young Families Event May 19, Camping Trip May 18-20, and a special note from Wendy,
04-27-18 Meet Tim Burkett, Vestry Corner, Ministry Fair May 6, Games Night May 11, Young Families Event, May 19, Camping May 18-20, and the building is being re-keyed.
04-20-18 Help needed Saturday at 9AM to put the sanctuary back together, Vestry Corner from Jinx, Camping trip coming soon, Food Bank is this weekend, End of Life care event next Thursday, and Games Night on 4-20.
04-13-18 Spring Fling is tomorrow, auction instructions Gill’s ordination pictures, games night, camping trip details, our choir joins their voices with others, and Vestry Corner.
04-06-18 Congratulations to Gil on his ordination, Successful bake sale, games night and spring fling.
03-30-18 Easter Service is only at 10 AM, Easter bake sale fundraiser after service, help needed for Spring Fling chairs and tables, Spring Fling donations needed Gil’s ordination coming up on April 4, Games Night moved from Apr 13 to Apr 20, and a message from the Presiding Bishop.
03-23-18 March for our lives, spring fling, holy week, Gil’s ordination, spring camping, & Interfaith music festival.
03-16-18 Spring Fling, Love Heals, Holy week, Gil’s ordination, Lent studies, spring camping, & Interfaith music festival.
03-09-18 Presiding Bishop praises St James’ youth, Lenten Series, Gil’s ordination to the deaconate April 4, Food Bank is this weekend, Spring Fling April 14, Love Heals, Holy week.
03-02-18 Diocesan Convention deadline is March 2, Spring Fling is coming quickly, Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, Camping trip plans, Love Heals, Games Night, and Lenten Series info.
02-23-18 Adult forum news, Spring Fling is coming, Love Heals on March 23, Games night, Ulster Project, Camping Trip coming up in May, register for convention.
02-16-18 Highlights from the Bishop’s visit, Adult Forum news during Lent, Souper Bowl of Caring Results, Ulster Project deadline approaching, camping trip plans, Diocesan convention website now open.
02-09-18 Bishop’s Visit, Search update, Lent & Adult Forum, Games night, Camp Tuttle, Ulster product, Spring fling, Spring Camping, & Save these dates
02-02-18 Spotlight on Stephanie Robinson, Annual Meeting recap, Souper Bowl of Caring wrapping up, Search Committee reveals its process, Lent is almost upon us, Spring Fling on its way, Ulster Project open for submissions, and Camp Tuttle gets ready for some Winter fun!
01-26-18 Food bank this weekend, annual meeting is this Sunday after the single 9AM service Souper Bowl of Caring Scott’s official Bishop visit is Feb 11, healthcare initiative, Camp Tuttle winter retreat, Ulster project, games night, and Love Heals Forum.
01-19-18 Search Committee update (Profile complete) , Souper Bowl of Caring starts Sunday, Sr High service opportunity, Annual Meeting on January 28 after a single 9AM service, Ulster Project applications due February 24, Camp Tuttle winter retreat.
01-12-18 Annual meeting Jan 28, Games Night, Search committee, small group diners, souper bowl of caring, Love heals and Spring Fling.
01-05-18 Annual meeting on January 28 after a single 9AM service, Games night Jan 12, small group dinners, and the Souper Bowl of Caring kicks off
12-29-17 Really, nothing new.
12-22-17 Poem by Carol Wimmer from Sunday’s sermon, Bishop Curry’s Christmas message, Bishop Hayashi’s Christmas Message, Search Committee.
12-15-17 Food bank this weekend because of Christmas, the Bishop’s and Presiding Bishop’s Advent messages, Bake sale this Sunday, an invitation to a Mexican Christmas tradition, and Ziploc bag donations needed
12-08-17 Feast of St. Nicholas, search committee: parish profile progress, Mobile food pantry, sub for Santa, Ice skating party, Bake sale, good neighbors.
12-01-17 Former Jr and Sr Warden meeting this Sunday, Mobile Food Pantry looking for volunteers, St Nick visits next Sunday, Sub for Santa deadline is Dec 10, Jr/Sr High Ice Skating next Sunday, and this Saturday the altar guild brings their green thumb to the Sanctuary.
11-24-17 Sub for Santa, Family Promise, Sally Bytheway concert, Food Bank is this weekend
11-17-17 Thanksgiving baskets due this Sunday, Sally Bytheway concert coming soon , Sub for Santa starts this Sunday, the Journey to Generosity marches on, Diocese of Utah 150 years celebration.
11-10-17 The Bishop talks firearms, volunteer highlights, search committee report, food bank is this weekend, Episcopal Youth Event coffee hour this Sunday, Thanksgiving Baskets are back.
11-03-17 Search Committee Report, 150 anniversary celebration, Adult Forum, Thanksgiving baskets, Fall Festival of Faith, Mobile Food Pantry, and we need your recyclable paper.
10-27-17 Highlight on Mary Ann Williams and Nuha Al Harithi, 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Utah Diocese on Nov 18, Adult Forum Nov 12, Thanksgiving Baskets are back with a deadline of Nov 20, Search Committee Report.
10-20-17 Food bank this weekend, Adult Forum rescheduled to Nov 12, Choir Concert this Friday, Noah’s Pudding Coffee hour this Sunday pancakes are coming, Happenings, mobile food bank and Camp Tuttle fundraiser
10-13-17 Search committee report, reformation series, Journey to Generosity, 150th events, Games night, Light the Night, Joint Choir Concert, Special Coffee Hour, Camp Tuttle fundraiser, Pancake breakfast, Happenings, Mobile Food Pantry, & Our garden.
10-06-17 Volunteer highlight, reformation lecture series, Journey to generosity, Blessing of the animals, push for expanded Medicare coverage, games night, women of faith, Light the night, One voice community choir, special coffee hour, camp tuttle, pancakes & happenings.