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Special Offerings for Children! This Weekend at St. Dunstan's: October 1, 2021

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The News from
St. Dunstan's
October 1, 2021
This Sunday, October 3
10 a.m.
Celebration of Holy Eucharist
with Children's Chapel
Outdoors on the St. Dunstan's Grounds (weather-permitting)
Come share Communion together in the beauty of God's Creation this Sunday! Children will be invited to join Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries Elise Flick for a Children’s Chapel Service during the Liturgy of the Word (readings and sermon); they will return to their parents before the Peace. Following worship, please stay for a few minutes of Coffee and Fellowship.
Note: Beginning this week, Communion Bread will be distributed directly into congregants' hands by the Celebrant (without contact). Consecrated Wine still will be distribute in individual cups.
If you haven't had a chance to do so already, please be sure to visit "Art to lift Spirits: Modern Icons of the Good News," the special exhibit by our Liturgical Artist-in-Residence, Sue Carroll that runs through October 29.
ALL are welcome!
Please invite a friend!
St. Francis Day
Blessing of the Animals and All Creation
4 p.m.
Outdoors at St. Dunstan's
(Rain location: Parish Hall)
Come give thanks for the gift of Creation as we ask God’s blessing on the beloved animals in our lives. Bring your pet, a picture of a pet, or even your favorite stuffed animal!
There will be treats and certificates for pets
and an activity for children.
All creatures, great and small, are welcome...and in the interest of keeping the peace, we ask that animals be leashed, crated, or otherwise appropriately restrained.
Thank you!
St. Dunstan's Book Group:
October's Selection
Join the
St. Dunstan's Book Group on
Thursday, October 14
1:30 p.m.
(via Zoom)
This month's selection is The Nest,
by  Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney.
All are welcome! For more information about Book Group, please reach out to Donna Alvarez
"Art to Lift Spirits" Exhibit Continues through October 29
Sundays from 11 a.m.-noon
Weekdays from 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Pieces are available for sale, with 50% of the proceeds going to St. Dunstan’s
For Your Prayers

For healing, strength, and protection:

Joyce Barnett, Sydney Betz, Connie Carpenter, Phil Carroll, 
Chuck Cash and Jackie Jones, Paula Clark and Andrew McLean, Bill Darnell, Kenny Farnsworth, Maddie Fennell,
Mary Anne Gordon, Warren Green, Ben Hull,
Todd Leonard, Joyce Nugent, Carol Patterson, 
Dorothy Phaneuf, Curt Shively, Sherry Sneed, Trudy Surut, Lina Verville, Don Wasseman, Charlie and Sheila Wooters, Bea, Carmen, Katherine, Nancy, the Wood Family, and the Gamma Family
The peoples of Afghanistan and Haiti
The victims of recent natural disasters
All those battling COVID and those who care for
and about them
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