Wye Parish: Word to the Wyes

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2018 Bazaar prep

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In the event of inclement weather, please follow all travel advisories issued by county governments and the Maryland Dept. of Transportation. In the event of wintry mix of sleet and ice, please be advised that parish walkways may not always be assessable. You are encouraged to use your best judgement with your safety as the highest priority.

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 10th

8:00AM St. Luke’s — Holy Commuion
10:00AM Old Wye — Holy Commuion
10:00AM Old Wye — Children’s Church Program

Collect for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Isaiah 6:1–8
Psalm 138
1 Corinthians 15:1–11
Luke 5:1–11

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 17th

8:00AM St. Luke’s — Holy Commuion
10:00AM Old Wye — Holy Commuion

2019 Books Café

Wednesday thru Sunday, February 20 - 24, 10 am to 6 pm each day at St. Luke’s Chapel and Parish House. Attention Wye Parish Bakers: Wednesday, February 20 through Sunday, February 24 we are offering luncheon plates and snacks for our Book Sale customers. We would like to have an assortment of individually wrapped cookies, brownies and other types of “goodies” (no muffins please) available for purchase as a snack or dessert during the sale. Depending on their size, two or three cookies can be wrapped together. Please label what the baked goods are and if they contain “nuts”. Baked goods may be delivered to St. Luke’s between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. any day during the last week in February. If you need to have your baked items picked up or you have questions please contact Barbara Perry at 410–725–4314 or barbaraperry36@gmail.com. Thanks!


Great themes of the Bible: God saves a People Winter Kerygma Fellowship in the Parish Library Continues 10 am Monday, February 11th.

Haven Ministries

Hope Warehouse

Hope Warehouse is open for business. Come out and shop for awesome, previously-owned furniture, appliances, building supplies at deeply discounted prices! Store hours are Thursday-Saturday 10 – 4. They are open for sales and donations during these days and times. Go and check them out!!

Hope Warehouse is a ministry of Haven Ministries. The address is 6527 Friels Road, Queenstown, MD 21658 (dome-shaped building off Rte 301 near the Queenstown Outlets). A Customer Service Job Training Program is also part of this ministry. If you know of anyone interested in this training program, please contact them at 410–490–8498.

Hi Everyone! The Homeless Shelter opened October 1, 2018. We have assisted twenty clients so far this shelter season. Ten of these guests have been children. All Guests receive case management services that connect them to area resources such as educational classes, job training, jobs, services, clothing, food, etc.

A very grateful thanks to: Mary Jo DeMatteis, Sharon & Allen Butler, Ann Goodman, Valerie & Ron Dryka and Linda & Dave Allen for volunteering and serving in our second night at the Homeless Shelter.

All of the dinner volunteer slots are filled but we still have night shift slots open for Friday February 22 and Sunday March 31st. We would prefer a male and female for this position but could have two females. Please let me know if you are interested or have any questions.

It is easy and fun to help others while going out - to do the work Christ has given us to do! For any questions or volunteering please sign up on the sheets at the back of the churches or contact Rick Culotta at: 410–829–3129 or wyeheaven@aol.com. or Rev. Charlie.

Camp Wright

Summer dates and rates are now available. Brochures are available online at campwright.com.

Best Girlfriend Weekend 2019

You deserve this weekend packed full of FUN! Feb 22 thru 24th 2019

The Perfect Girls Getaway Weekend
Treat yo-self! You deserve this weekend filled with so many opportunities for self-care and rejuvenation.

Featuring Friday Night Reception, Morning Yoga, Fashion Shows, Coffee Bar, Powerful Workshops, a Fantastic Saturday Night Party and MUCH MORE!

2 Indulgent Nights at the 4 Star, Aspen Institute Wye River for the special holiday price of only $375. per person, double occupancy… ladies only

Rev. Charles Osberger


Ellen Smith

Parish Administrator

Bonnie Forgacs

Director of Choral Scholars Program

Wye Parish is a congregation within the Diocese of Easton. For more information on the Episcopal Church and for additional information visit dioceseofeaston.org or episcopalchurch.org.