Bulletin 11.3.19



All Saints Day is being celebrated during the 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. services today. You may join in the procession and carry the picture of a saint with you.


The first Sunday of each month is Family Sunday. Children are invited to serve as acolytes, chalice bearers, ushers, readers and gift bearers.


Please join us for coffee hour in the Parish Hall following both services.


Altar flowers are given by Cleta Robbins in memory of all loved ones.

Today at 9:15 a.m. is Adult Formation using the book Women of the Bible.


Today is the final day for our Fall UTO (United Thank Offering). Giving envelopes are in the pews; blue boxes are in the narthex.


Thanks to all who helped with the Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 26.


The Episcopal Journal is currently updating their mailing list. If you do not receive this publication and would like to or if there are changes in your information, please contact the church office with updates.


Forward Day by Day booklets for November through January are in the narthex.


Our church is helping support the Mexican organization Banco de Tapitas plastic bottle cap campaign to help children fight against cancer. Please add your plastic bottle caps to the bucket in the narthex labeled Caps-4-Chemo.


Please RSVP for our consecration service to bless our Stewardship pledges next Sunday, November 10 and to join us for a celebration meal afterwards.


Also on Sunday, November 10 we will honor our veterans. A list is in the narthex where you may add any names you wish to have included.


Today we begin our annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive for Apache Junction Food Bank. It will continue through November 17. Turkeys may be left in the freezer in the Parish Hall kitchen. If you are interested in helping deliver turkeys to the food bank, please contact the office.


A list of November birthdays is in the narthex. If your birthday is not included, please add it. We will celebrate at the November 17 coffee hours.


The book ministry has a new home in what was the church office in the Parish Hall. Check out our wide selection of books and other Outreach opportunities. Also located

in that space are receptacles for Brinton School and A.J. Food Bank donations.


The Birthday Church is the small model church on the Altar Rail. It is our custom for people to place a donation in the church on their birthday which goes to Project Help.


In support of Brinton Elementary School, ECW is collecting socks (sizes 3-9) and underwear (sizes 5-7) for girls and boys as well as elastic waist shorts and long pants.


We are looking for people who are interested in visiting parishioners who cannot come to church. Please speak to Fr. Bob if you are willing to do this ministry.


The Diocese is sponsoring a Border Ministries Summit November 21, 22 and 23. Details are available from the church office or in the narthex.

Food Bank suggestions for next week: canned fruits, puddings, gelatin.


We are looking for someone who could give rides to the 10:00 service for two people who live near Main Street and Crismon. Also we need someone to give rides to two people who live near Recker and University. Please see Fr. Bob if you can help.


All men are invited to join a new group that will meet on the first and third Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. in the Parish House. Contact Fr. Bob if interested.


We ask your prayers for those in our Prayer Circle, others whose names we do not

know and for the following who have requested prayers:



Jerry S

Mary Ann

Ernest D

Len G

Tanny & Tom

Pat K


Mel & Russ


Chris R

Monica E

Bill S



Amy W

Robbie F

Nina & Sterling






Paul & Peter G


Jane K




Robin & Nate P



Tammy & Tom


Casie J

Ken & Lydia



Chet & Margie


Linda S




Harry W



Tiffany Ann





Cleta R

Larry & Wanda



Corina H

Jimmy D


James S




Mary C

Jenny H

Del R


Prayer Circle names will remain on the list for at least a month. Please call the office at 480-986-1145 or record on the sheet additions or deletions, noting those who should remain on. Thank you for understanding when names are removed.


If you know of anyone who is in need of a prayer shawl please contact Joan Crossman, Linda Jo Johnson, Jan Saik or the office.

Upcoming Events


Monday, November 4 is Farm Workers at 7:00 a.m.; breakfast at 8:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall and Project Ministry at 8:30 a.m.


Monday, November 4 at 5:30 p.m. is a dinner for Vestry and committee chair persons in the Parish Hall.


Tuesday, November 5 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. is a meeting of Al-Anon. Parishioners arewelcome to attend.


Wednesday November 6 at 8:00 a.m. is Walking on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist; at 10:00 a.m. is Bible Study; at 11:00 a. m. is Cursillo Gathering for women and men, all in the Parish House.






Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Transfiguration will host ameeting of the Diocesan Committee on Native American Ministries. All are welcome to attend.


Mark your calendars for these upcoming events: the annual ECW Rummage Sale November 22 and 23; the Advent Dinner on Saturday, December 7. Rummage sale contributions may be left in the Parish Hall storeroom.


We welcome new families and children at all of our services.


While in church, please be mindful of the sacredness of time and place.  Silence any personal communications devices.  We hope that you will warmly greet others while respecting those who wish to pray in the church.


Next Week’s Readings- November 10 —Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

Haggai 1:15b-2:9 - Psalm 98- 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 - Luke 20:27-38


The Reverend Bob Saik, Rector  480-980-1981 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Gary Quamme, Music Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs. Debbi Bloom, Treasurer

Mrs. Linda Ostmeyer, Office Manager 480-986-1145 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Hours: Mon-Thurs  8:00 a.m.-Noon   www.transfiguration-mesa.org

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