VILLAGE HARMONY COMES TO ST. ANN’S

The St. Ann’s Concert Series was pleased to host the choral group VILLAGE HARMONY at St. Ann’s, for a concert on June 9th. (For more information about Village Harmony please see www.villageharmony.org). They arrived in the morning and went to the home of Mimi and Bill Brenner in Fenwick.  The choristers and their leaders enjoyed a perfect…

Annual Parish Picnic

Our Annual Parish Picnic was held Sunday, June 14 über a spectacular blue sky and warm temperatures.  A tent with tables and chairs in the front lawn provided a comfortable venue for those seeking shade The picnic brings many parishioners together and oh how we live to see each other, be together and share our…

Violeta is retiring

Friends and colleagues from near and far came to sing with and celebrate Violeta: St Ann’s was abounding with love and gratitude. The final chords of the postlude–complete with “zymbalsterne,”–bells–V’s favorite final flourish. A moment of prayer over–and under–a beautiful prayer shawl. Our thanks to Jane Keydel for organizing this gift to V and involving…

New Youth/Teen Clothing Department Opens at The Nearly New Shop

Seniors at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, Emily Czarnecki and Madelyne Grabowski, chose to establish and promote a Teen/Youth Clothing Department at The Nearly New Shop as their senior project which is a graduating requirement for all seniors.  They have advertised the new department at local Lyme-Old Lyme High School through announcements and flyers as well…

Madelyne Grabowski chosen for Art Award

Seniors Madelyne Grabowski, Mercedes Crespo and Hannah Lacey were each awarded Gold Keys for their art portfolios at the 25th annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards.  All three are now being judged on the Scholastic Art Award national level.  Click below to read more.  Great job, Maddy!! http://lymeline.net/2014/03/lyme-old-lyme-hs-art-department-amasses-awards-at-recent-contests/

Communications Updates for Saint Ann’s

COMMUNICATION UPDATES Saint Ann’s launches Facebook Page, other communication up-dates Communication at Saint Ann’s is taking several leaps forward in keeping the parish informed and connected and in expanding Saint Ann’s Christian presence beyond its walls. A small committee convened by Sara Qua, under the oversight of the rector, met May 6 and looked at…

African Tears – A Parishioner’s Sentiment

I cried for Africa today.  It was unexpected and painful.  My tears were noticed by my Rector as I was sitting under his pulpit at Sunday Services. During Lent, Saint Ann’s church is exploring the development of the Book of Common Prayer and today our services centered on the South African version.  Embellishing the worship,…

Youth Mission Opportunity

Wanted:  Teen counselors for annual diocesan youth mission to Dominican Republic. Dates are June 29 to July 7, 2013. The project involves running a Vacation Bible School in Santo Domingo.  Cost is approximately $1100 (if this is not possible, please speak to the Rector). If interested, please contact Alan McCollom   amc0126@mail.com or 914-629-6622. Deadline is…