July 4, 2021
In this Issue:
A Message from Rev. Stephanie Yancy NEW
This Week at St. Titus‘
Celebrate the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray July 1 TONIGHT at 7
Call for Delegates to Annual Diocesan Convention NEW
Coffee Hour Bingo NEW
Creation Care in the Trees NEW
Forward Day by Day Devotionals Available
Fraudulent Message Alert
Birthdays and Anniversaries
A Message from Rev. Stephanie Yancy
Follow this link for a message from Rev. Stephanie Yancy: https://vimeo.com/569575449
This Week at St. Titus’
Thursday, July 1
5:30 pm, NO COFFEE HOUR TONIGHT.
7:00 pm, Watch the Pauli Murray service on Facebook Live.
Sunday, July 4
9:00 am, Holy Eucharist, Rite Two, registration required, see below. This service is in person and will be inside the church.
10:30 am, Live streamed service on Facebook Live followed by coffee hour via Zoom
Wednesday, July 7
6:00 pm – Evening Prayer. Join on Facebook Live or participate via Zoom.
Thursday, July 8
5:30 pm – Coffee Hour via Zoom. Check in with other members of the congregation and let us know how you’re doing.
To follow along online during the service or to print from home, the bulletins for both online and in person services can be found on our website HERE.
* Note: As a COVID precaution, registration is required to attend in-person services. There are a limited number of seats available so please register using the link below.
Register HERE for In Person Services
Celebrate the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray July 1, TONIGHT AT 7!
On July 1, St. Titus will continue its tradition of hosting the celebration of the feast of the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray. This year will feature a sermon by Rev. Kim Jackson, Georgia state senator.
The service will be online only. It will be shared on July 1 at 7p.m. and can be viewed on the St.Titus’ Facebook page; the Diocese of North Carolina Facebook page and YouTube channel; and the Pauli Murray Project Facebook page. If you are not available to join us as the event happens, you can still enjoy the service on any and all of these channels.
Call for Delegates to Annual Diocesan Convention
The 206th Annual Convention of the Diocese of North Carolina will be held at the M.C. Benton, Jr. Convention and Civic Center in Winston Salem on November 18 and 19. During Convention the Diocesan budget for the coming year is approved, resolutions are discussed and voted on, and reports are received from various ministries in the Diocese. Attending Convention is an excellent way to learn how St. Titus’ might support the work of the Diocese or gain support for our own ministries. St. Titus’ is entitled to two voting delegates who are elected by the Vestry. If you would like to be considered to be a delegate please notify Jack, our parish administrator or any member of the Vestry by July 15.
Coffee Hour Bingo!
The Invite.Welcome.Connect Committee invites you to play BINGO to welcome Mawethu Ncaca, our Curate, on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. It will be a lot of FUN and a great way for us to get to know him better.
You are INVITED to CONNECT on BINGO—Zoom in and join the WELCOME!
Invite.Welcome.Connect Committee members:
Chuck Hennessee, Pam Howard, Lorie-Ann Lee, Pat Valentine, Deacon Sarah Woodard
Creation Care in the Trees
Children aged 3 years old (and potty trained) through those who have completed 5th grade are invited to spend time at St. Philip’s in the Trees for mini-camp mornings. We will spend time enjoying God’s creation, learning about nature, and playing games.
Camp will take place at St. Philip’s in the Trees at 1701 Pleasant Green Road in Durham on 6/19, 7/24, and 8/14 from 9:30-12:30.
If your child plans to attend any or all of the Creation Care Camp Saturdays, please complete the online registration form.
Forward Day by Day Devotionals Available
August – October Forward Day by Day devotionals have arrived and are available for pick-up at the church on Sunday mornings before or after the 9am service. Large and pocket-sized editions are available. If you need to arrange a different time or if you would like to have one mailed to you, please contact our administrator Jack.
Fraudulent Message Alert
I have been alerted that fraudulent messages are going out again asking people to purchase gift cards for me. If you receive a text or email like this please do not purchase the gift cards or respond to the message in any way. I will never ask you for funds in this way. If you ever have a question about whether a message came from me please reach out to me to ask. These fraudulent texts have been reported to both local and federal authorities. Scams like this are happening all over the country. Please be careful.
Good News Garden – NEW SUMMER HOURS: Gardening on Fridays from 8:30 – 9:30 am. No experience necessary.
El Buen Pastor Food Drive: The regularly scheduled food drives on the first Saturday of each month will continue. Our next date: July 3rd, 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
NCCU – School is out for the summer. Please keep the NCCU students in your prayers.
New Ministry: Diaper Collection
The need for diapers is ongoing! You can help by donating to St. Titus’ and referencing this ministry or contacting Deacon Sarah Woodard to meet you at the church for pick-up. Diapers will be distributed to families with young children or to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina.
For families in need, something as small as a diaper can have a significant impact. (Sizes 4, 5, 6, 4T-5T, pull-ups needed, with an immediate need for Size 6, please).
If you are interested in any of these activities, please contact
Deacon Sarah Woodard
Please continue to pray for those on our prayer list.
Theodora Afenyi-Annan, Krissy Alston, Joyce Avery, Mac Balatico, Anna Barnes, Ruth DeBerry, Stephanie Bobbitt, Amanda Bradley, Annie Bridges, Fanny Brown & Family, Dorothy Campbell, Lawrence Campbell, Codell Chavis, The Rev’d Paula Clarke, Allen Coles, Cedric Coleman, LaMoyne Cooper, Rose Cox, Ann Edmonds, Dennis Estes, Dennis S. Estes, Jr., Cindy Evans, Riley Faith, Elizabeth Finley, Fr. Monroe Freeman, The Rev’d Dr. Patricia Hanen, Maxine Higgins, Robyne Hill, Tracy Hill, Willie Mae Hill, Karen Horne, Diane Hundley, William Ingram, Jennifer Jackson, Murphy Jenkins, Adrienne Kennedy, The Lawrence Family, Derek Matthews, Christine McClure and Family, The Rev’d Dr. Elaine McCoy and her spouse, Walter McMiller, Barbara McMorris, Whitney McWilliams, Ama Mensah-Boone, Ida Mims, Mary Moore, Monica Musgrove, Marilyn Olson, Pearl Owens, Louis Parker, Elizabeth Peebles, Genesis Perry, The Rev. Canon Jim Pritchett, Vincent Quiett, Geoffrey Raine, Latricia Richardson, Debbie Scroggs, Charles Shorter, Terrance Smith, Ben Stanford, Coral Taylor, Joyce Walker Wakelyn, Nawaal Walker and Family, Vanessa Wells, The Rev. Ellen White, Jori Wilks, Sherrye Williams, Sydney Williams, Howard W. Williams, Carol Willis, all residents & staff of senior living facilities, and those suffering in any way from COVID 19.
July Birthdays and Anniversaries
If your birthday or anniversary is not on here, or there is incorrect information, please accept our apologies and email our admin, Jack to let him know.
05 Kyle Brown
05 Lionell Parker
06 Donyelle McCray
06 Morgan Davis-Thorne
08 Gertrude Osei-Assilbey
08 Monique West
09 Alphonso Dennis
10 Betty Finoh
10 Coral Taylor
15 Christopher Pecora
18 Kaia Brown
19 Thomas Taylor III
25 Lisa Barnes
27 LaToya Arriola
28 Nnenna Freelon
28 Charles Johnson
31 Carol Willis
01 Brian & Sandra Davis
03 Paul & Vickie Miller
06 Kenneth & Eudine Harewood
10 Daniel & Monica Edwards
18 Kenneth & Niquita Brown
18 Kenneth & Patricia Valentine
It is only the water that is spilt; the calabash is not broken.