Vacation Bible School - All children between the ages of 4 and 9 are invited to be part of our Vacation Bible School! Registration forms and medical release forms are available in the Mezzanine area. Please fill out both forms and drop in the collection basket or return to Fr. Keith after Mass. You may also mail completed forms to Fr. Keith at 1000 Burr Oak Lane, Salina, KS 67401. Vacation Bible School is from July 23-27, 2017.
The Fall Festival will be us before we know it- October 8, and we will begin planning during the summer months.
The first meeting for the upcoming Fall Festival was on Thurs July 13. Sign up for Committees was begun, but we have spots still open, especially two committees that need chairpersons and members:
1. Carol Brent
2. Pat Klenda
3. Karen Taylor
1. Debbie Brenneman
2. Jane Seim
3. Sandy Bieker
1. Mary Harmon
2. Ruth Evel
Organization - Gets workers, organizes the money tables, and helps with general flow of the festival
1. Rita Dunlap
2. Julie Ottley
3. Libby Charvat
4. Reenie Zook
1. Anne Gagnon
2. Doris Rufenacht
3. Kathy Bradley
4. Marlene Walker
Communications – Does all the advertising for the festival , including bulletins, radio, & newspaper. Might be asked to make signs.
· If you have an item, service, or craft that you might like to donate for the silent auction please let us know.
· There will be a new menu this year!! Watch for future announcements!
· We will again be selling homemade bierocks, cinnamon rolls and noodles.
Next Planning Meeting:
Thursday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. - Parish Hall
During the months of June and July, the Sisters of St. Joseph will create their Gift Store inside The Flower Nook at 208 E Iron. This will include quilted wall hangings and table sets, various items made from bobbin lace, artwork, postcards and greeting cards, knitted and crocheted afghans and crib blankets, jams and jellies, handcrafted jewelry, sculptures, the Rose Window puzzle, and more. Several of the Sisters of St. Joseph will be on hand to meet people and talk about their creative blessings for the First Friday events in July. July 7, 4-7pm. Please join us in supporting the Sisters of St. Joseph.
The June 2017 through September 2017 Ministry Schedule is now available HERE. A few copies have been printed and are located in the mezzanine . Your stewardship of time and talent is greatly appreciated
Work on building the house at 846 Choctaw in Salina, began on April 22. The plans are to build every Saturday (excluding holidays) from now until October when the house should be close to completion. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Larry & Libby Charvat 785-643-5237 or Ron Michaelsen (Habitat volunteer coordinator) 785-820-7805 to volunteer & find out the type of work being done on the next Saturday. There may be some Saturdays that lunch will be provided, otherwise bring your lunch! Remember to wear sturdy shoes, bring gloves & water! We have been waiting for this opportunity to give a hand up to our brothers & sisters! Thank you for volunteering!
St. Elizabeth’s now has ONLINE GIVING!
Enjoy Added Convenience!
We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for your support. Because of your financial support and generosity, you have planted the seeds that will enable St. Elizabeth’s to continue to grow and strengthen our Catholic Community.
Dillons Community Rewards allocates $2 million each year to assist local non-profits. As a reminder, supporters must visit the dillons.com website to enroll in the program for purchases to give credit to their chosen non-profit. You can choose to support St. Elizabeth’s or Salina CYO or other charities in the Dillons Community Rewards Program. You must ENROLL your Plus Shoppers Cards to participate. To enroll your Plus Shoppers Card visit www.dillons.com and create an account, if you don’t already have one. After you have created an account you can click “Enroll” at the bottom of the screen to link your Plus Shoppers Card.
For St. Elizabeth’s USE #10408 or
For Salina CYO USE #38788
in the search box to find your chosen organization. Every qualifying purchase that you make using your Plus Shoppers Card will then benefit St. Elizabeth’s or Salina CYO!
Many Classes are recorded and linked to our web site. If you would like to watch any of these educational videos, please click on Religious Education, then click on Adult Faith Formation.
All those who minister to children or young people are to be educated about the nature of child sexual abuse, how it is perpetrated, how to report it, and strategies for prevention. The Diocese of Salina has implemented a training program by the name of “VIRTUS”. VIRTUS is a national program, widely in use in dioceses throughout the United States. It is a web-based on-line training program that specializes in helping churches and religious organizations create safe environments for children and youth. The program is mandatory for all adults [employees or volunteers] who interact on a regular basis with children in the Salina Diocese. To learn more or begin training, CLICK HERE.