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On Saturday, September 21st will be our turn to serve at the Community Table. Help is needed any time between 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., come whenever you can and stay for as long as you are able. This is a fun ministry as we cook together and meet people from around the community!  The Community Table is located at 320 Putnam St #2, Eau Claire.  Questions can be directed to the Cathedral office.

On Friday, September 6th we had members who dedicated their time and talents to put together an amazing evening of fellowship at Phoenix Park and the Cathedral for new and returning UWEC students.  We had nearly 100 people in the church and many who indicated they would like to come again.  Special thanks goes out to Rick & Ellen Allison, Linda Caillier, Deb Christianson, Jany Chumas, Elaine Ellenson, Linda & Doug Hauert, Pat Montanye, Christine Schaaf, Joan Smalstig, Jeff & Missy Stepanek, Ken & Becky Van Es, & Allen & Andrea Worthey.

 

 

We will be trying something new this year for our Christian Education program.  Children will begin the service sitting with their family; after the Gospel they will be excused and process to their own age appropriate worship and rejoin their families at the end of the peace.    

Sunday School: children will begin service with their family at 9:00 a.m. in the Cathedral.  After the Gospel the children will process to their own age appropriate worship and rejoin their families at the end of the peace.

Thank You for recent donations of 21 pounds of grocery items. Each and every item is important to and appreciated by a person in need. Our contributions to date this year now total 103 pounds!

The Prayer Shawl Ministry will hold its first meeting of this year on Tuesday, September 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Memorial Lounge. Please join us as we always welcome newcomers, even if you are just curious to find out more about our ministry! Bring a set of size 10.5 or 11 knitting needles and 3 skeins of yarn, machine washable/dryable, all in the same color. If you have more experience you may wish to purchase 3 skeins of Homespun Yarn, machine washable/dryable, all in the same color. If you don't have experience with knitting, we will teach you how to make a prayer shawl. Our meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

On Sunday, September 22nd, we are holding our Annual Ingathering in the Memorial Lounge, immediately following the 9:00 a.m. service. This is an opportunity for us to share information about our ministry and to showcase what we do. We will have our beautiful shawls on display. We ask for your support by attending and also making a monetary donation. All donations are used to purchase yarn for our shawl knitters. We will be hosting the coffee hour and sharing lots of good things to eat. Please come and support your Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry!

Sunday, September 22nd will be the first Prayer Shawl Sunday of the year. Each month, on the Sunday immediately following our meeting, our shawls are blessed by clergy, before inviting members of the cathedral and guests to take a shawl after the service. The Prayer Shawl Ministry's love and prayers are woven into each shawl as they are created. We give our shawls as a gift of love and concern for those who need solace or thanksgiving as well as a blessing for celebration. All are invited to take a shawl after the service for someone in need of comfort and strength, or celebrating a special occasion. We have a journal to write the recipient's name so that we can include them in our prayers.

Thank you for your support in continuing this spiritual outreach program!

We are looking for some men to join our Men's Group. This men's group will be a social network that will also be a resource for assistance helping out around the Cathedral buildings and grounds. Remember that assistance is also sharing your knowledge. So we welcome all men of the Cathedral to join us. Please contact Christa in the church office 715-835-3734 or contact Mike Carlson at 715-559-1690 and let them know if you will be joining us on Thursday September 26th at 6:00 pm at the Livery Restaurant and Saloon for a drink or if you have interest but are unable to attend the Thursday gathering.

The first group of pavers have been laid in the courtyard!! Justin skillfully planned the lay-out of the pavers and then installed them. He did such an amazing job! We are profoundly grateful for all his hard work…and his willingness take on such a huge project! The next time you see him, please tell him how much we appreciate his work on this lasting legacy. Thank you, Justin! We are deeply grateful! If you haven’t gotten a chance to look at them, please take the time to do so. If you missed the chance to be a part of it, don’t worry, there will be another group ordered to be ready for fall. Please call the church office if you would like more information. There will also be another mailing going out in the next few weeks. Remember….every brick tells a story…..and without yours, the story is not complete.