The Mother Church
of The Dakotas
517 Douglas Avenue, Yankton, SD 57078
MESSAGE FROM FATHER TIM FOUNTAIN
Three Ideas to Test Drive
I was in the Yankton HyVee and ran into three folks I’d worked with at the #6 store in Sioux Falls. Thinking of that place reminded me how hard work made it to get to church on Sunday, and that provoked…
IDEA NUMBER ONE. I would like to offer a short midweek service, maybe during the Wednesday lunch hour. I’m looking for feedback:
As I get to know you and also other folks around town, I’m meeting plenty of animal lovers. That brings up…
IDEA NUMBER TWO. I’d like to offer a Blessing of the Animals on or around St. Francis’ Day, October 4th. I need feedback on this, too:
Elsewhere in this newsletter is a call for folks to help teach Sunday School in the fall. Which gets me thinking about the kids and…
IDEA NUMBER THREE. I would like to offer a Blessing of the Backpacks during the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, August 19th. This is a short prayer over the students on the Sunday before school starts up. They can bring backpacks, but don’t take it too literally – it’s really about blessing the kids. Ideas include:
Oh, yeah, I’m full of ideas. But they will just stay on this page without your engagement of them. I need your input and, God willing, your involvement in any of these that come to be.
Thanks for taking some time to think, pray and do.
Christ Episcopal Church 517 Douglas Avenue Yankton, SD 57078 605.665.2456