Word to the Wyes February 2023

Daily Reflections for Lent 2023 –
    Not by Bread Alone
Prayerfully journey through Lent with fresh and meaningful reflections on daily readings for Lent.
  Available at the back of church at each service
Please take one home for your personal devotions

Sunday School in February
During the month of February, we will have Sunday school at St. Luke’s this Sunday, February 12th and on February 26th at 9:00 a.m. Come and enjoy the weekly gospel lesson, a creative craft, and yummy snacks. Bring a friend! Miss Lauren, Miss Sarah, and Miss Bibi look forward to seeing children of all ages.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Miss Bibi at (410)570-2023 or send an email to [email protected].

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – On Tuesday, February 21st, you are invited to the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at St. Luke’s Chapel Parish Hall. The menu is pancakes – plain and blueberry – sausages and cinnamon applesauce, along with Columbian coffee and juice. All you can eat! The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Invite your neighbors and friends to come. Prayer for Annual Parish Stewardship

Please remember Wye Parish with your generosity during this time of our stewardship campaign. Please return your pledge card to the parish office.

Accept, O Lord, these gifts which we bring to you, inspire and increase our gratitude and generosity for the presence of your Holy Spirit at Wye Parish. We commit our church to your praise and honor, that the name of our Lord Jesus may be worshipped, and his ministry of compassion, healing and new life bring hope to all people. Amen.

Flowers for the Altar
If you would like to give flowers in memory or in honor of a loved one, please call the parish office for more details and to to reserve a date.

300th Anniversary Mug
Stop by the Parish office to purchase your official salt-glazed 300th anniversary mugs or call the parish office at 410-827-8484 for more information or to reserve your mugs. Only $16 per mug.

The Offering Plate

We thank you for your support of Wye Parish.
You may always choose to donate using our online giving. Simply click on the plate to make an online offering for Wye Parish. This online giving feature also may be accessed any time by clicking the donate button at the top of this newsletter or from the Wye Parish website.
Thank you to all who have mailed their weekly or monthly offerings, bring their pledges to church on Sunday mornings and to those who are already using our online donation service.

Haven Ministries - Hope Through Shelter, Clothing & Food

Haven Ministries Shelter
Haven Ministries shelter is located at Kent Island United Methodist Church, 1935 Harbor Drive, Chester MD 21619
Haven Ministries would like to send a special thanks to the following people for supplying dinners to the shelter for 2022-2023 season.
Nov. 22 – MaryJo
Dec 22 – Geri and Mary
Jan 23 – Tricia and Connie
Feb 23 – Valerie
March 23 – Cindy and Reed
April 23 – Geri and Mary
Many thanks to all of the parish for supporting Haven Ministries.

Donations of non-perishable food are warmly accepted for the Haven Ministries Emergency Food Pantry. Food donation boxes are located at both St. Luke’s Chapel and Old Wye Church. The Food Pantry at Haven Ministries is open for daily distribution year round.
Please direct people to call 410-827-7194 for an appointment prior to visiting.