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Posts from May 2017

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Rector’s Report

Annual meeting, those elected and entering retreat season –  It was the shortest annual meeting / Festival of Faith that we have had or perhaps have ever had at St. Michael’s … 49 minutes! Yet we did everything we set out to do, including setting out a vision for 2017, and electing a great slate…

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Randy Shirley joins team at St. Michael’s

Welcome Randy Shirley In a search that lasted nearly six months, we welcome Randy Shirley to the staff of St. Michael’s. Randy has been called as an assistant to the rector to serve in a capacity similar to a chief of staff with a special emphasis in the area of stewardship.  After interviewing three other…

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Summer Pruning: No 7:30 am Tuesday Service

With various mission trips and conferences scheduled during the summer, we have pruned the Tuesday morning 7:30 a.m. service. As we approach the summer our clergy team shrinks a bit with the Rev. Doug Peterson spending his time in Maine and the Rev. Ted McNabb covering for the rector of St. John’s, John’s Island, the Rev. Greg Snyder, who is on sabbatical…

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Summertime Devotional

Summertime devotional

There are times when I read a devotional that is so good I just want to pass it on.  This devotional written by Ray Stedman is one such bull’s eye on the Gospel that I can’t keep to myself … John 8:1-11 Then neither do I condemn you, Jesus declared. Go now and leave your…

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Mission Update

The summer is always an exciting time for mission, as many mission trips are launched from churches all over the country to all parts of the world.  St. Michael’s and St. Michaelites are involved in three such mission trips this summer.  Dave and Linda Soutter will be leading a healing prayer team to Burundi June…

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Treasurer’s Report

Stewardship at St. Michael’s is not just about Tithing and giving. It involves an offering back to God of our time and talents, as well as our treasure. The Bible clearly tells us that all our gifts come from the Lord and that we are simply “stewards” of these gifts during our earthly journey. How we use our gifts tells much about…

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Vestry report

The Vestry met on April 27, 2017. The key items addressed were:         Treasurer Gary DiCamillo reported that after lagging revenue in January and February, March and April were much better months and that we are very close to being on budget for the year.         Mr. DiCamillo also reported that the Stewardship Committee has met twice and is working on plans to improve…

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Diocesan Night, June 16

Will your church bring the biggest crowd to the… Diocesan Night at the Charleston RiverDogs, June 16 Join Bishop Mark and Allison Lawrence along with others from across the Diocese of South Carolina for a night of fun June 16th when the Charleston RiverDogs face Columbia. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. We’ve reserved a block of tickets. Bring friends and neighbors.…

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Connections: Diocesan Women’s Conference Fall 2017

The Women’s Retreat will be held on 22-24 September, 2017, at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center. The Speaker will be Karen Mulder of “Wisdom of the Wounded” an organization dedicated to supporting caregivers and those in need of care during crises. Every woman is a caregiver at every age. Karen gives us many ways…

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