Second Quarter Events at St Nicholas Episcopal Church
May 7: Bishop’s Committee Meeting 8:15am
Bible Sunday after 10am Liturgy
May 14: Mother’s Day
Children’s Formation during 10am Liturgy
May 17: Liturgy at Friendship Village at 10:30am
Food Pantry 4-6pm
May 20/21: Varied Voices Weekend
Contemporary Conversation/Book Group after 10am Liturgy
May 28: Centering Prayer after 10am Liturgy
June 3: Elk Grove Village Farmer’s Market Opens
June 4: Pentecost
Bishop’s Committee Meeting 8:15am
Baptism of Claire Gilger during 10am Liturgy
Bible Study wraps up until we reconvene in the fall.
June 7: Food Pantry 4-6pm
June 11: Trinity Weekend
Adult Contemporary Conversation after 10am Liturgy
June 14-18: Rotary Fest
June 17: Elk Grove Village Parade 2pm -?
St. Nicholas will participate in the parade
June 17/18: Varied Voices Weekend
June 18: Fathers’ Day
June 21: Liturgy at Friendship Village at 10:30am
Food Pantry 4-6pm
June 24/25 Little Boots Rodeo at Prince of Peace Methodist Church
St. Nicholas will staff one of the game booths again
June 25: Centering Prayer after 10am Liturgy
NOTE: CALENDAR IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. HOWEVER, WE WILL TRY TO PROVIDE AS MUCH ADVANCE NOTICE OF ANY CHANGES AS WE POSSIBLY CAN.
Many Episcopalians came from all over to participate in the recent People’s Climate March in Washington DC. Did you march in a local event?
Link: Episcopalians advocate for protecting God’s creation at Peoples Climate March and beyond
via Episcopal News Service
This is a shocking development; last fall a small Episcopal church in Indiana was vandalized right after Election Day, with an offensive message, “Heil Trump.” It was reported by the church organist.
Following a classic mystery trope, it turns out the person who reported the crime committed it. He apparently hoped to spark political outrage over the election, but the story went national and became a huge issue.
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, preached at the church, St David’s of Bean Blossom IN, the Sunday after the organist confessed to local police. The church’s rector was unaware that the organist was under suspicion before the arrest.
It’s all very troubling; what we must take away from this is that it is NEVER right to commit a wrong act in a good cause.
[Episcopal News Service] An organist has been arrested in the post-election vandalism at an Episcopal church in Indiana – an incident that generated national headlines in November as a possible case of politically motivated hate speech, but one that prosecutors now say was instead the act of som
Via: Church organist arrested in post-election vandalism at Episcopal congregation in Indiana