News and Notes — April 2015
Beginning this Sunday, April 12, Bishop James Stanton will be presenting an Easter formation series on Resurrection: In Christ’s Life and Ours. Please don’t miss this exciting new series! To RSVP please contact Rev’d Stephen Setzer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the large attendance, this class will meet in the Great Hall, Stage End
New session of the Parenting Class at 9:30 in Room 204 in Garrett Hall. This class uses the ARK or Adults Relating to Children program for Christian Parents. The foundation of this program is unconditional love received by God and shared with each other. Topics for this session are, “Convening a Family Meeting, Setting Boundaries, Avoiding Over-Reaction, Instilling Responsibility, Focusing on Communication and Handling Sibling Fighting.” For more information contact Varita at email@example.com.
Sunday School Picnic
Sunday School Family Picnic is after church this Sunday at the Hofland Family Ranch in Parker. Bring some food, blankets and chairs for an old-fashioned picnic. The address is 3910 Bois D'Arc Lane, Parker, TX 75002 (Directions: Take 75 north to Parker Road; go east 6 miles and turn right on Bois D'Arc. The farm is a yellow farmhouse — the second house on that road. Please bring a side dish to go along with hot dogs. Drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to Amy Hofland at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The Kneelers are Still Missing
The kneelers used at the Communion rail have been removed and taken to the upholsterer to be cleaned, restuffed, and refitted. Until they are completed, we will be receiving Communion at stations for each of our services.
Moms Connect is a ministry for mothers with young children. Mom’s Connect will meet Saturday, April 18 at 3 p.m. at the Cathedral. We will begin with a Godly Play lesson for the moms and toddlers and then sitters will watch the children in the nursery while the moms have a snack and topical discussion in the Library. The nursery will be available for children five and under. For more information contact Keeley Chorn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peru Mission Team
Peru Mission Team meets TODAY, April 19, at 2:30pm in the Library.
Help the Cathedral Peru Mission Team with a special mission offering over the next several weeks. We are very pleased to send eight people from the 10:30 and 12:30 congregations to Peru (including three youth) to help Padre Mesco in Via Ecologica (the place where our mission team has built a church over the past nine years!) to spread the good news of Jesus Christ to the community with Vacation Bible School, women's Bible studies, the Jesus Film, prayers for the sick, soccer balls, tooth brushes and more! Please make your offering and participate in this Cathedral mission to share with the poor the message of Jesus's love. Offering envelopes are provided. All contributions are tax deductible. Thank you!
Peru Mission Prayer Team. One of the most important ways we support those who are going to Peru to witness Christ’s love is to pray for them. The Prayer Team members are given information and prayer requests from the Mission Team members. We pray at home each day, starting as they are preparing for their trip until they return safely home. If you would like your name added to the Prayer Team, please let Deacon Diana or Fr. Tony know. You can contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or simply speak to us. Thank you.
CREW Events for Girls and Boys
May 1-2 — CREW is sponsoring a Boys’ Campout in Flower Mound. The boys will sleep under the stars in tents, grill, and talk about God's love and fish. The CREW GIRLS will be meeting at the Lodge for a retreat exploring their Beauty — Inner Beauty and Outer Beauty! The retreat is for girls 12-18 and will be on Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. We will have a brunch, music, art projects and sharing about what God says about beauty! Please RSVP at email@example.com or call 214-621-0379.
Damin Spritzer - Organ Concert
Sunday, April 26 at 3:30 pm — Artist-in-Residence Recital and Choral Evensong. Organ recital by Dr. Damin Spritzer, Organist and Artist-in-Residence followed by the final Evensong of the season at 4 p.m. The Cathedral Camerata will sing music by Charles Wood, Bruce Neswick, Charles Villiers Stanford and H. Balfour Gardiner. Please join us and bring a friend. A reception will follow the service in the Justus Sundermann Gallery.
SMCA - Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. — Dallas Black Dance Theatre II will be performing ballet, modern, jazz and ethnic works in the Great Hall. Free admission. For more information visit www.cathedralartsdallas.org.
New Parish Directory
The Cathedral is planning to publish an updated directory of names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of members and associates of the Cathedral community. If you do not want any part of your contact information published, please notify Peggy Dickson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good for your Soul
Thine is the Glory. Go here. From where else? BBC Songs of Praise. I love watching people sing through their eyes and with their brows raised. Wow!. (Dean Michell)