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CHRIST'S CLASSIFIED ADS
All girls and boys, 4th grade and up, are eligible to become an acolyte at St. Timothy's and to discover the joy of serving God. Adults are also welcome! Please contact Mike Sproat to offer your help and ask for the next training date.
Several wonderful Adult Sunday Education Programs exist at our church. If you would be interested in leading one of the Bible studies or possibly assisting a leader, please contact Larry Haymes or Father Jim Hamilton.
Positions are opening up for eager, hard-working, men and women in the ever expanding field of Altar Guild Ministry. Work hard, but enjoy your time in the fellowship of real professionals. Mature young people are also welcome. If you're interested, contact Jill Hawk to serve.
If you or a child or grandchild are interested in baptism, please contact us at the church office so we can set up a meeting and explain how to prepare for this sacramental rite. The next date for Holy Baptism is: this fall. Please contact the Rector at 713-451-2909.
Breakfast & Coffee Hosts
Each Sunday, we have members in our church who host the Coffee Hour. Would you like to help by preparing the coffee and goodies for this special time of fellowship? If so, please contact the church office to get on the schedule. (713-451-2909) If you'd like to donate for the supplies, but do not wish to host, please tell the church secretary.
Brotherhood of St. Andrew
We have a wonderful men's group that meets every Saturday morning for fellowship in the Parish Hall at 8. It is a great way to build fellowshipand have fun, but most of all, it is a way to discover that it is possible to be a man and a faithful Christian in today's world. We are also grateful that the Brotherhood also contributes to the maintenance and upkeep of the church grounds.
Singers are always welcome. This job calls for one hour of practice at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and a full hour at worship services on Sunday. Begin to train NOW for the angelic hosts of heaven choir! Get your vocal cords in shape for your eternal tryout! Contact John Allen or David Taylor if you have an interest in this ministry.
Teens in the sixth grade and up and are interested in Confirmation, should see Father Jim Hamilton to sign up. New classes will begin this fall and we want you to be ready for the Bishop's next visit. Classes will be held on Sunday mornings in the Conference Room. (Adults please see Discovery Class for your information.)
Let your vote count! We are always looking for delegates to represent our parish at the Diocesan Council meetings. If you're interested, please see Father Jim Hamilton.
Cursillo and Ultreya
Ever been on a dynamic spiritual retreat that really changed your life? That is the result of many people while attending a weekend Cursillo. Ultreyas enable those who have experienced the retreat to build upon the experience with regular monthly meetings. Cursillo weekends occur periodically throughout the church year. Ask Father Jim Hamilton about the next one.
Daughters of the King
Have you ever imaginged what it would be like to be a member of the Royal Family? Well, now you can be a Royal! How is that possible? Simple. Join a few good women motivated to a higher calling by joining the Daughters of the King. These women rock! Prayer warriors, good cooks, and so much more! Call Barbara Adams to get more information.
If you are an adult and you're interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church, this is the class for you. If you know someone who is interested in joining the church or simply want to know what we believe and teach, this is the class for you! The next classes will begin in April so call the church secretary at 713-451-2909 to sign up for the next class.
This ministry requires training by the Rector and/or LEM Captain and is licensed by the bishop. It is open to serious candidates who wish to assist the priest in the distribution of the sacramental bread and wine (body and blood of Christ) at designated services.
Would you be interested in helping take Holy Communion to those in the hospitals and to shut-ins? This is a wonderful way to reach out to others with God's love and serve. EV's take reserve sacrament following most Sunday services to those who are unable to attend and wish to receive the host and the wine.
The Episcopal Youth Community is looking for you! Enjoy fun and fellowship and the Word with other teens your age. We are energetic, fun-loving and ready to welcome you into our fellowship. EYC is for young people from ages 6th grade to 12th grade. Contact Mike Sproat to get involved!
All children interested in receiving communion for the first time are invited to attend an informational meeting with the Rector and their parents. Please contact the church if you have an interest in receiving the Holy Eucharist.
The Food Ministry is in place to provide a meal to our familis in stressful times when it is needed. This is usually when there has been a serious illness or even a death in the family. Ifyou are willing to help with this ministry, please let us know.
An outstretched hand, a bright smile and a genuine love for people is characteristic of those in our Greeters Ministry. Greeting visitors who are new to the church is a must in making their visit easier and more comfortable. If you would like to volunteer for this vital ministry, please contact Marjorie Cocheu before church on Sundays. She's one of those with the bright smile and welcoming attitude in the narthex!
Hospital & Shut-In Visitation
There is a special ministry that began at St. Lukes Hospital that trains people to act as volunteer chaplains at our local hospitials. It is called the Community of Hope. If you would like to know more about this valuable ministry, please contact Father Jim Hamilton.
The Iona Center is a leadership training resource that the Diocese of Texas uses to help train Lay leaders. We need a contact person to help us keep abreast of all the ministries that they offer. Can you assist us?
Junior Daughters of the King
Girls, ages 6-18, participate in prayer and service as members of the Jr. Daughters of the King. Learn at an early age, the values and disciplines observed in the adult ministry that bears this same name.
Every Sunday we need volunteers who can assist in kitchen patrol (KP)! If you don't mind assisting for Sundays or for special receptions, please call the church secretary to volunteer.
This ministry is open to men and women who feel they would enjoy serving God by reading the Word of God or Prayers of the People from the lectern. An ability to read and project is necessary for this ministry. Youth can be lectors if they feel they are ready for this responsibility and will be responsible in preparing for it. Contact Erwin Hendricks to volunteer for this ministry.
More to come...