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OUR PARISH CALENDAR

 

As a community we have a rhythm to our church year. This calendar lists things that happen on a regular or annual basis in our parish life. We will be adding a calendar page to our website that will list other events as they come along. After appearing in this issue we will be posting it on our website for future reference.

Regular happenings:

  • First Sunday of every month is Swaddling Clothes Sunday - we collect items for the Baby Center
  • Third Sunday of each month we bless Prayer Shawls made by the Prayer Shawl Group
  • Monthly coverage of the Soup Kitchen in Hyannis (date announced monthly)
  • Quarterly meetings of Focus Circle & Finance Committee

September

October

  • Semi-annual parish meeting
  • Nominations for Focus Circle
  • Third Quarter Budget Report to Parish

November

  • Pre-Holiday Pot Luck Gathering
  • Commission New Members of Focus Circle
  • Annual Commitment of Giving Process begins
  • Between Nov 1 and Dec 15 the pastors are to appoint next year's Charitable Fund Committee Facilitator

December

  • Pastors alert the community about the upcoming Charitable Fund Process and provide for explanations
  • Charitable Fund Facilitator forms the Charitable Fund Committee for the coming year
  • Finance Committee announces budget for the coming year last Sun of Dec or first Sun of Jan

January

  • The Charitable Fund Committee announces the amount in the Fund for the year and makes available Charitable Fund Proposal Forms and guidelines to parishioners
  • charitable fund proposals may be submitted between Jan 15 and the last day in February
  • Previous Fiscal Year Budget Report to Parish

February

  • Charitable Fund Committee collects proposals from parishioners through end of February

March

  • Charitable Fund Committee reviews the proposals received and prepares a list of decisions for disbursement of the Charitable Fund
  • Lenten Pot Luck Meal

April

  • Easter Pot Luck Meal
  • Last Sunday of April - Service Sunday, sign up for parish or liturgical service
  • First Quarter Budget Report to Parish

May

  • Charitable Fund report is made available to the parish by May 1st
  • Semi Annual Parish Meeting, including approval of Charitable Fund disbursements

June

  • Treasurer writes and disburses checks to Charitable Fund recipients by June 15

July

  • Second Quarter Budget Report to Parish

August

 

 

 

St. Mary of Magdala Church, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) Organization.
Our Ecumenical Catholic Community
meets at St. Mary of Magdala Chapel, located at
Evensong Retreat Center, 326 Lower County Road, Harwich Port, MA 02646

St. Mary of Magdala Church is proud to be affiliated with

THE ECUMENICAL CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NEW ENGLAND
THE FEDERATION OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
THE HARWICH CLERGY ASSOCIATION
THE CAPE COD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

 

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