Archive for February, 2011

Wonderful Response for Inner City Mission

Monday, February 28th, 2011

On Sunday, Father David announced that he wanted to see Church of the Messiah have 100% participation in our Inner City Mission Trip this coming weekend, March 4th-5th.  The response was wonderful!  We have four trays of food donated, three people volunteered to go along (including our much needed female chaperon!), and we received at […]

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Father David Wants 100% Participation at Mission Event

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Father David announced that he wants 100% of the congregation participating in the upcoming Late Night at His Warehouse event.  Friday and Saturday, March 4 – 5, our Youth Group will be ministering in downtown Jacksonville in some of the poor neighborhoods in the city.  The Youth Group needs your help.  There are three ways […]

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News of the Youth Group

Monday, February 21st, 2011

On Sunday, February 20, Fr. David announced the resignation of Brian and Amy Sewell and the youth pastors of Church of the Messiah.  He also announced that Fr. Scott and Lizz Looker would be the interim youth pastors until further notice.   Fr. Scott stated that all of the planned activities, including the steak sale deliveries […]

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Father David Announces Instructed Eucharist

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Did you ever wonder why some people kneel at times during our service?  Do you want to know when you are supposed to make the Sign of the Cross or, more importantly, why we make the Sign of the Cross at all?  What’s the deal with the incense?  Most importantly, what does any of our […]

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It’s a Busy Weekend at COM!

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

There is a whole lot going on this weekend at Church of the Messiah! This Saturday, from 12:30-3:30, we have our annual Fish Fry at the Arlington Senior Citizens’ Center (see below for a map and directions).  Bring a side dish or a dessert and the church will provide the dinner-ware, fish, and, a new […]

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Don’t Forget Our Annual Fish Fry!

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

This Saturday, February 19, is the first of our three Community Gatherings for the year.  We will be having our annual Fish Fry at the Arlington Senior Citizens’ Center at 1078 Rogero Road (see the map below).  Once again Earl Shimp will be providing us with some ofhte best fish in all the seven seas!  […]

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This Saturday is an Opportunity for Pro-Life Outreach

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Saturday, February 12, our youth are participating in a “Work and Play” day at the Arlington Branch of Emergency Pregnancy Services.  We will gather at Brian and Amy Sewell’s at 8:45 or just meet at the Merrill Road location at 9:00 am. While we were unable to attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C., […]

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Fr. Looker’s Blog Gets Published on International Web-Page!

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

CEC Home, the news page of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church has published a promotional piece regarding Fr. Looker’s weekly weblog, The Hilltop Shepherd’s Watch.  In addition to announcing the blog, CEC Home has added the Blog to the “CEC Links” sidebar (right between Facebook and Wikipedia!).  This means readers from all […]

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Father David Calls a Congregational Meeting

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

On Sunday, February 6, Fr. David announced that we would be having a congregational meeting in two weeks.  He stated, “Although is it not required by the canons (laws) of our Church, we have said that we would always be as transparent as possible and we would live within our means.  Because of that, we […]

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February E-News.COM

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

February E-News Here is February’s Newsletter!!!!!

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