September Newsletter

September 12th, 2017 by Church News

September Newsletter​We hope everyone had a very relaxing and enjoyable
summer. Best of luck to all students who have returned to school. FAITH
FORMATION CLASSESFaith Formation classes are beginning this week. Returning
students should have received information in the mail. New students to our
program should call the Faith Formation office at 203-269-4683 to register.
MUSIC MINISTRYOur choir will begin its season on Thursday, September 21st from
7:00 – 8:30. New members are most welcome. The choir rehearses weekly on
Thursday evenings and provides music at the 10:30 Mass on Sundays from October –
May. No experience is necessary. Invite a friend or bring a family member with
you and try it out. If you realize it is not for you, there is no obligation to
continue. For more information, please contact Joe Tatta at 203-265-1694 or
josephtatta@yahoo.comALTAR SERVERS NEEDEDIn the next few weeks we will be
holding a training session for new Altar Servers. If your child is interested,
please contact Joe at 203-265-1694 or josephtatta@yahoo.comChildren interested
should be in at least 3rd grade and have received First Communion.We lost
several of our servers because they went off to college. It’s our hope to
welcome many new servers to our team.​CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD Beginning
the first Sunday of October, we will resume the Children’s Liturgy of the Word
during the 9:00 Mass on Sundays. At the beginning of the Mass, children will be
invited to go downstairs and listen to the Scriptures proclaimed in an
age-appropriate manner. While downstairs, they will participate in an activity
and will learn music. The children will return to the church during the
Offertory and will sing the songs they have learned. All are invited.BUS TRIP TO
see the famous RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SHOW in New York on Saturday, November 25th.
The bus will leave the church parking lot at 9:00 am and return around 8:00 pm.
The day will include free time in NY on your own and the Christmas Show at
4:00pm. The cost of the trip is $140.00 per person. The cost includes a coach
bus, driver tip, snacks on the bus, and a ticket to the Christmas Show
(orchestra seats). Space is limited. To sign up, please call the rectory at
203-265-1694.CAPITAL CAMPAIGN ONLINE GIVINGOnline Giving is now available for
the Capital Campaign through WeShare.With WeShare, you can set up a recurring
payments using your checking, savings, or credit card accounts. One of the perks
of using your credit card is the opportunity to accumulate points, sky miles,
etc.To enroll, please visit www.resurrectionct.weshareonline.orgYou can also
access WeShare through our church website and/or parish app.
( Look for the “Giving” icon. If you have any questions
or concerns about the program or would like help setting up your account, please
call the rectory at (203) 265-1694CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATEWE HAVE GONE OVER OUR
INITIAL CONSTRUCTION GOAL of $1.8 million dollars!!!!To be exact we have pledges
totaling $1,830,638.54Cash in hand – $757,322.54Thank you to all who have made
this possible. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!Our total campaign goal is
$2,050,000. Additional pledges are most welcome at any time.

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