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201 S Killingsworth Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 844, Bolivar, MO 65613

News from St. Alban's Episcopal Church,

Bolivar, Missouri

new red roof
                          Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Help us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom...Ps. 90:12

 October 11, 2015 Organ Concert at St Alban's2 pm with a reception to follow. This is the first time the Bolivar area public has had the opportunity to see and hear our 109-year-old Vocalion.
Kathy Brown, Bill Brown, Jennifer Smith and Daniel Hancock will all play both classical pieces and hymn arrangements. Invite your friends!
We will not have coffee hour this Sunday, but will encourage you all to get some lunch and return for the concert and reception.
If you have not signed up to bring food for the reception, but are able to make small sandwiches or cookies, please contact Becca. We have all the other items covered - and thanks!

 If you have news items, prayer requests, changes in personal information, or other items that need to be included in the e-newsletter or Sunday bulletin, please email them to:                                     
Rebecca Cox    anglicanhaitianmomma@yahoo.com.
She will be in the office Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 -12:30.           
Her phone number is 417-298-4728.

         Upcoming Events
October 13 (also November 11 and December 8) - Monthly Days for Girls Sewing Day - begins around 9 Am and continues till we're worn out! This is very important as many girls around our world do not attention school because they cannot afford disposable menstrual supplies or have no access to them. This way girls have washable supplies that they can even make themselves -

October 25 - Sign up by this coming weekend - Annual bowling party and pizza lunch after Church - Everyone is invited too come, even if you can't bowl! - Deann, Lowell and Debra will teach any reluctant or anxious bowlers. (If you want to come but cannot afford the cost, speak to Becca - St Alban's will pay for you - we don't want any9one to miss!)  SIGN UP NOW! 

November 1, 2015  baptism of Nicholle Schmidt during the All Saint's Day Eucharist.
Saturday, November 14, 2015  Regional Confirmation service at Christ Church, Springfield. To be confirmed: 
 Vance Halfaker, Julie Strubinger, Heather Pacheco and Joann PyleRussell Gomez will be received. 

Thanksgiving Eucharist at St Alban's on Thursday, November 26, at 10:30 AM followed by pot-luck Thanksgiving dinner together for all who wish to share the day - Invite anyone you know who might otherwise be alone.

(For those who have asked, we WILL have Eucharist on Christmas Eve as usual!) 

October 11th, 2015
 10:30 AM
 Holy Eucharist
   Amos 5:6-7, 10-15
Psalm 90:12-17
Becca Cox

 Hebrews 4:12-16Barbara Chapman

  Mark 10:17-31
The Rev. Virginia Brown


Prayers of the People Chet Mainard


Eucharistic Minister
Rick Carr


Altar Guild
Louise Ritter



 "Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?" 

This is an interesting question, actually, especially since so many preachers in our day are quick to offer an easy, pat answer to the query.

 Or to suggest that the question no longer matters.

Or to imply - or state outright - that Jesus' answer cannot be enough - or that it is too much to ask.

 The polls wouldn't have given Jesus' answer a chance.

 They may be right.

  It is wholly impractical advice.

Jesus says what he says.

 And the young man freaked.

 "He was shocked, and went away