This Week at St. Gregory's December 2-8, 2019 Year C


From Co Adjutor Ryan:  On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 9 a.m., our legal team will offer Oral Arguments in our defense before the Texas Supreme Court. Bishop Iker and I are asking every member of the Diocese to spend time in prayer – on the evening of Dec. 4 and morning of Dec. 5 – for our legal team, for the Court and Justices, and for God’s provision and protection for our Diocese.  St. Vincent's Cathedral will have a Holy Hour of prayer in the chapel at 9 a.m. on Thursday, to coincide with the time of the hearing in Austin; other churches also may wish to open their doors for prayer, at the priest's discretion.  Below is a link to some optional prayers for use in these devotions, as well as the names of the

names of the Justices and of our legal defense team. May God bless us and protect us.


The Tuesday morning book study will meet tomorrow (December 3). 


Holy Eucharist will be said at St. Gregory’s on Wednesday (December 4) at 6:30 pm.


Wednesday evening Bible Study will meet this week following Wednesday evening’s Eucharist.


Choir will practice Wednesday following the 6:30pm mass.


St. Clara’s Guild will have their Christmas potluck on December 5 at 6:00 at the home of Barbara Hanson, 722 Danvers Lane, Mansfield.  Please bring a dish to share.  Contact Barbara Edwards for more info at 817-729-4783.  This will replace our regular Meeting for December.


The Genealogy Group will go to the Arlington Public Library on Friday (December 6).  Those who want to carpool to the Arlington Public Library will meet at the Church no later than 9:00 a.m.  Mark Dellenbaugh will meet with us promptly at 9:30 to do an introduction to the genealogy collection and demonstrate how the machines work.   Come prepared to do a little research.  We will probably stay a couple of hours.  Please let Gayle Bradburn know if you are carpooling so you do not get left behind at the Church.  If you are going to meet us there, please let Gayle know that as well. 


 The Men’s Group/Study will meet Saturday, 8am, at Rosa’s.

DHC Christmas party is December 8, 11:30am at the home of Ruth Sabourin, 2209 Diamond Pt. Dr., Arlington.  Any woman of the church who is interested in becoming a Daughter of the Holy Cross is invited.  Please bring a teddy bear or other stuffed animal to be taken to Cook Children’s Hospital.  Contact Bernice Baldwin, 817-219-6275, for more information.


Angel Tree gifts are due December 8 with the angel tag attached to the unwrapped item.


Poinsettia donation form are on the back-church credenza.  Poinsettia orders are due December 15.


The DHC is collecting 2020 calendars for residents of area Nursing Homes. Please place the calendars on the Credenza in the back of the Church.


2020 Pledge Cards are available on the back-church credenza.  If you have not submitted yours, please do so as soon as possible.  Pledges help plan the budget for 2020.


Take control of your money! Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-lesson course which uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU starts Monday, January 6th in the parish hall. Contact James McDuff for more information or sign up and purchase course materials online:



                              Tuesday          10:00 am:   Tuesday Morning Study          


                        Wednesday             6:30 pm:  Holy Eucharist

                                                       7:00 pm:  Bible Study

                                                      7:00 pm:  Choir Practice


                          Thursday             6:00 pm:  St. Clara’s Guild Christmas potluck


                              Friday             9:30 am:  Genealogy group at Arlington Public Library


                         Saturday               8:00 am:  Men’s Breakfast/Study at Rosa’s


                          Sunday                9:00 am:  Holy Eucharist

                                                    10:00 am:  Fellowship

                                                    10:15 am:  Sunday School         

                                                   11:30 am:  DHC Christmas party                                                                                                                                                             


Have a great week!  You are being prayed for!


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