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REGULAR SERVICE TIMES
Sundays: Holy Eucharist, Rite II, 10am
Wednesdays: Liturgy of Prayer for Healing, 12:05pm
(Note: There will not be a Wednesday service on 11/16)
Thursdays: College Student Compline, 7pm

UPCOMING EVENTS
See below for more information about the following deadlines/events:

Wednesday, November 9: Session 2 Group, Being With, 7–8:30pm
Monday, November 14: Session 1 Group, Being With, 2–3:30pm
Tuesday, 11/15–Friday, 11/18: Fr. Thomas will be out of the office most of this week. See below for details.
Sunday, November 27: Regular meeting of the Mary and Martha Guild, following 10am service
Friday, December 2: The Downtown Holiday Open House, 5-8pm
Saturday, December 3: Holiday Market, 9am–5pm
Sunday, December 4: Downtown Christmas Parade, 2pm and...
Sunday, December 4: Our choir will offer Christmas carols from the porch that afternoon
Sunday, December 11: Lessons and Carols, 5pm
Wednesday, December 21: A Service of Healing and Hope, 5pm
Thomas Joyner, Rector of St. Dunstan's, is available for anyone who would like to talk or learn more about our Church. He can be reached at thomas@stdunstansauburn.org or (205) 381-7485. 
Volunteer at St. Dunstan's
There are plenty of ways for you to serve at St. Dunstan’s, and we need your help to make things happen. If you are interested in serving as a Greeter, Reader, Chalice Bearer, Crucifer, Acolyte or Usher in the future, let Thomas know by email (thomas@stdunstansauburn.org ) and we will add you to the monthly rota. Only those who request to help serve will be scheduled.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Do you have pictures or an announcements for the newsletter? Please email Stacy (stacysmithlipscomb@gmail.com) details by Mondays at 6pm.
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Thank You
Thank you to all of you who turned in pledge cards, made a gift, or support the mission and ministry of St. Dunstan’s. We all benefit by your participation in the life of our church in downtown Auburn.

 
A lovely All Saint's Sunday evening under the trees with great music, wonderful food, and fellowship with friends

Fr. Thomas Out of Office 11/15–11/18
Fr. Thomas will be out of the office much of next week. He’ll be in Birmingham for a Council meeting on Tuesday, then to Camp McDowell for Clergy Conference Wednesday through Friday.

 
Roof Update
Our new roof is 100% complete and ready to see us through many, many more years of worship, music, laughter and tears together.

December Downtown Events
The Downtown Holiday Open House will be Friday, December 2 from 5-8pm. The Holiday Market will be Saturday, December 3 from 9am-5pm and the Christmas parade will be on Sunday, December 4 at 2pm. St. Dunstan’s will be out in front of our church for the Friday night and Sunday events. Our choir will offer Christmas carols from the porch that Sunday afternoon.

A Service of Healing and Hope
Sometimes referred to as a ‘Blue Christmas’ service, this special service of prayer and music will be on Wednesday, December 21 at 5pm. It’s designed for those who find the holidays a difficult time or especially feel the absence of a loved one.
 
Mary & Martha Guild (M&Ms)
The M&Ms are a group of people at St. Dunstan's passionate about encouraging and maintaining a community where we care for one another both inside and outside our church walls. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. The Mary & Martha Guild meets on the last Sunday of each month following the 10am service.

 

Anna's Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze is just one of the delicious items on the St. Dun's Buns November menu
 
St. Dun's Buns November Menu
St. Dun's Buns is the main Outreach Program at St. Dunstan's and is part of the wonderful work of the Mary & Martha Guild. The baked goods menu for November is available! Orders can be placed until November 17 at 5pm. Items may be picked up at the church November 22, 5–6pm. Click here to view the menu and order. Be sure to share the link with friends and family! Link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084dadae2ea5f58-stduns Visit our bakers on Facebook for the latest news and updates.
 
Return to the Common Cup
As of Sunday, November 6, we returned to the practice of drinking from the common cup during Eucharist. Intinction (dipping the wafer) will still be permitted.
 
Flower Guild
If you would like to provide altar flowers for an upcoming Sunday or special service, please use the whiteboard in the Narthex to sign up. If you have questions about preparing or providing flowers for a service, please contact Veralyn Lewter at (334) 787-0538 or Susan Price at (703) 725-0189.

Daughters of the King
St. Dunstan's now has a chapter of The Order of the Daughters of the King®. Classes to become a member will begin in January. Members of The Order of the Daughters of the King® belong to an Order comprised of Christian women, both lay and ordained, who are strengthened through the discipline of a Rule of Life, and supported through the companionship of our sisters. If you would like to participate contact Liza Mueller at ehmauburn@gmail.com.

Vestry Update
The Vestry meets on the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6:00pm in the McDowell Room. For any Vestry related questions please contact Tate Hinkle at (706) 590-5550 or at tatehinkle@gmail.com. If Tate is unavailable, please email Judy Simon at heyjude1955@yahoo.com.
FINANCES

St. Dunstan’s Finances as of November 7

Required per month: $15,088
Received in November: $4,483
 
Required per year: $181,065
Received this year: $160,263

HOW TO GIVE TO ST. DUNSTAN'S
Please continue to support the church by sending us your plate and pledge contributions via the following options.
  1. The Online Giving Link uses your bank information or credit card.
    The service we are using to process online donations charges a fee for this convenience. That fee comes out of your donation but you can cover that service fee by adding the charge to your donation. If you click on the option to cover the charge the fee will be added to your donation and the entire amount you intended will go to the church.
  2. If you would prefer to mail checks, the address is:
    St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church
    136 E. Magnolia Ave.
    Auburn, AL 36830
  3. Leave your contribution in an offertory plate during a church service. 
  4. New! We now offer the option of donating using Venmo.

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