Weekly Announcements

for week prior to November 1, 2020

Pastoral Care : Rev. Linda is in the office (301)355-7189 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-3pm E-mail address for Rev. Linda is: rector@saintbartholomews.org

Tachiea Roland-Morris, Parish Admin. is in the office on Mondays & Thursdays at (301)355-7189 & via this email throughout the week. stbartschurch2@verizon.net

You can watch Sunday’s Service by any of these three ways:

1. Our Facebook Page: fb.me/StBartsofLaytonsville
Please click the link above and hit “Follow” or Like the page to have access

2. Our YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC08yCMMldEj8BjIuVfDsliQ?view_as=subscriber

3. Or just go to our website: https://saintbartholomews.org **************************************************************
Prayer Remember to pray daily for our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, our Bishops Mariann Edgar Budde and Chilton Knudsen and Our Priest, Linda Calkins.Pray for health care workers, doctors, nurses who are taking care of so many people and for God’s help in overcoming this pandemic and for those who are infected or affected in any way. 

Prayer Beads Ministry: Our prayer beads ministry is happy to mail a set of prayer beads to anyone a parishioner thinks would benefit from this gift of prayer and meditation.  If interested, please email the name and address to Ann Fitts at Janice.fitts@gmail. com.  

Prayer Requests for this week
Please continue to send in prayer requests to stbartschurch2@verizon.net

*Chris Ezell (L. Alleyne)*Rand Golletz (M. Golletz)
*Anita Reddy (D. Howard)*Adrian Rutherford (R. Rutherford)*Doris Wright ( L.Calkins)
*Wilsie Jones (L. Hendricks)*Majorie Pinder (L. Hendricks)*Clarissa Alleyne (L. Hendricks)*Anthony Miller (L. Hendricks)*Donar Juba Johnson (L. Hendricks)*Bart Popeck (B. Calender )*Anita Fitts (Bill & Ann Fitts)*Florence Williams (L. Hendricks)
*Donald Graham (A. Fitts)*Leon Nivet (L. Hendricks)*Aurora Dennison (D. Dennison)*Roseann Royle (N. Row)
*Megan Bonnell (B. Calender)*Mark Drukenbrod-(S. Grimes)*Kathi Lewis- (E. Ollivierre*Rachel Sharp- (V. Cross)


Happenings This Week

  * Rev. Linda has a blog reflecting on the Psalms, located at psalms-for-today.com

Bible study: Tuesday morning Prayer -(No Bible study this week) meets at 10 am (see Zoom meeting info at the bottom of the Announcements).

Weekly Wednesday Evening Prayer will meet on Wednesday 7 pm (see Zoom meeting info at the bottom of the Announcements)

Thursday morning Bible study is meeting at 10 am (see Zoom meeting info at the bottom of the Announcements)

Sunday Worship service: will be on Facebook Live at 10:30 am, on YouTube and also in- person. Please RSVP by Wednesday to attend in person.


Other News

Every time anyone orders from Amazon it is possible to designate a charity to receive the proceeds from each purchase.  Designate St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Laytonsville as the recipient of these proceeds. It is through Amazon Smile; anyone can designate St. Bartholomew’s as the preferred charity.  You can also use the Amazon link here on this webpage. Pass this information to family and friends! ****************************************************************

* As we move from October into November, there will still be Sundays we can meet outdoors for worship, possibly through the month of November.  As always, everyone will receive notification of being outside; just a reminder to dress warmly, bring a blanket if needed, but still plan  on attending.  Your presence is vital and so very appreciated. 


*Our next Regathering Eucharist Service will take place in our Memorial Labyrinth Garden on Sunday, November 1st, at 10:30 A.M.  If you would like to attend, we request that you respond by this coming Wednesday (October 28th).  Please respond by email to  stbartschurch2@verizon.net, to reserve seats letting us know the number of people attending and sitting together in your household. If there is information we should take into consideration, when completing the seating plan, please provide that information. An example is that some walkers have built in chairs. 
If for any reason you cannot email to reserve a seat(s), please call Nancy Row at 301-674-2918 by Wednesday to reserve seating.

On Friday, October 30th, you will receive an email confirming your attendance with a seating plan reflecting the location of your reserved seat(s).  Special instructions on how to easily enter the garden, along with the weekly bulletin and other information on what to expect during the service, will be included.


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Absentee Ballots and Early Voting Locations 

  1. You may apply in person at the Montgomery County Board of Elections – 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 210, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 – between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. To obtain an application for another person, please call 240-777-8500 for detailed information. 
  2. To see where to do Early Voting or to find Drop Box locations click here https://elections.maryland.gov/elections/2020/2020_lists.html

*************************************************************************Rev Linda is inviting you to the following scheduled Zoom meetings below:

Topic: Wednesday Evening Prayer

Time: Oct 28, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/86412166406?pwd=NkJ6SWJiQ0JKbmQyZjhGeEJZcHVUZz09
Meeting ID: 864 1216 6406Passcode: 989583One tap mobile+13017158592,,86412166406#,,,,,,0#,,989583# US (Germantown)

Dial by your location        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)        Meeting ID: 864 1216 6406Passcode: 989583Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kXrs7DDdM
Rev Linda is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Thursday morning Bible study

Time: Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82958564676?pwd=anN6UUNLc2JaWnQzQnQ2b0FST1Avdz09
Meeting ID: 829 5856 4676Passcode: 575421One tap mobile+13017158592,,82958564676#,,,,,,0#,,575421# US (Germantown)
Dial by your location        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)        Meeting ID: 829 5856 4676Passcode: 575421Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kfdfy1SY