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Posts by Wade Halva

Garden Update

If you haven’t been by the garden in a while, it is growing and producing lots of produce. I have attached a picture of the harvest that St Joseph Catholic Church’s volunteers collected today and will be distributed at the food pantry tomorrow. Today’s harvest included: Parsley, Basil, Rosemary, Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Zucchini, Red Onions, White Onions, Green Peppers,…

Year 2 of the Cultivating Cares Community garden!

The second year of the Cultivating Cares Community Garden has begun. Preparation and planting began on April 28, 2022. Follow along this year, and consider volunteering your time and energy to feeding our community. If you would like to volunteer at the cultivating care donation garden, please contact the Williamson County Extension Office at (618) 993-3304. Volunteer Tasks: Visit 3-4 times times…

Give life on June 6, 2022!

We’ll be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on Monday, June 6, 2022, from 1-5 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The summer months have a particularly high need for blood, and a number of blood drives have had to be cancelled over the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, so supplies are down. If you can give please sign up to do so…

Holy Week and Easter Worship

This week we journey with Christ to Jerusalem, the garden, Pilate’s courtyard, the place of judgment, to the cross, and to the tomb. April 10, 2022 – Palm Sunday Worship with Communion at 10:30 am April 14, 2022 – Maundy Thursday Service with communion at 7:30 pm April 15, 2022 – Good Friday Service at noon at First Methodist Church April 17,…

Worship Update – March 2022

At our March Session meeting (3/9/2022), we had some significant discussion around masking and not masking, that probably reflects the congregation as a whole. There are some who will come back if we made masking optional, and some who would stay away longer. Depending on the individual risk factors, people will make individual decisions about masking, as they have been doing already…

Lenten Community Services 2022

Lent is upon us and we are gathering once more for the Lenten Community Services. We will gather at 6:30 pm on Tuesdays as noted below, and then noon on Good Friday. We will be observing the gathering guidelines of each host congregation, and streaming will be via the host congregation’s usual practice. Join us…

Worship Update – October 17, 2021

An update about our worship – Session has determined that we will resume worship in person, with masks and distancing as requirements for our worship together. We are shifting back to lifting our voices in song, while we stay masked and distanced. We will continue to have Zoom as an option, and encourage you to make the best decision for yourself and your family about how you will be worshiping.