Archive | September 2014

Mapping Ebola

ebola mapThis workshop will be tonight: September 25th at 7:00 at St. Marks AND
Oct. 1st at 6:00 at the Berkshire Athenaeum

Contribute Today and MAP FOR HUMANITY!
Register for this easy to learn and then map on your own time or, sponsor this hands-on workshop.

Join world-wide contributors and help create the maps which are being used in the fight against Ebola.

Easy to make, these maps are for first responders including the World Health Organization (WHO), Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders and others.

It is quick and very easy to learn. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Come to the workshop and learn how to plot the paths and roadways to remote villages using an easy mapping program and satellite images.

First responders need your help today.
This is a one hour workshop. Join this remarkable opportunity to contribute and truly make a difference.

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Please Register in Advance

For more information contact Theresa Clary <tclary@mapHome.com>

Other Information:
-workshop participants must be computer literate and intent savvy.
-Participants need a computer and an internet connection so they can create the maps at home.
-Bring laptops only–no ipads
-Sponsor a workshop-provide room with internet connection and publicity

There is still room on the bus to Cooperstown NY!

ted williamsOCTOBER 18TH, 2014 bus trip to COOPERSTOWN, NY
$85.00 per person, includes bus, driver’s tip, pass to the Baseball Hall of Fame. There will be time for you to see the many sights in Cooperstown, including the Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers Museum. The cost for these 2 museums is an extra $20.00. Please come to the lower parking lot by 8:30am, bus leaves at 9:00am.
Also included in your ticket price, will be a delicious dinner at Romano’s Grill in Albany (a four course dinner) on the way home.
Call the parish office at 447-7510 to reserve your tickets.

Requests for Fuel Assistance and Food Pantry

snow on roofRequests for Fuel Assistance have started for this season. Our Family Sponsorship Fund is in need of donations in order to fill these requests of parishioners in need. Please grab an envelope for this purpose from the church entrances and help needy members of our ‘church family’.

Also the Food Pantry is in need of  your generosity in food and monetary donations.

Especially needed: Soup, Chunky Soup, Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Cereal, Canned Vegetables, Canned Meals, and Canned Fruit.

God bless you.

40th Anniversary of Msgr. Michael Shershanovich

Fr. mike pulpitThe Parish Community of St. Joseph invites you to participate in the Mass of Thanksgiving  commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Msgr. Michael Shershanovich  to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ to be offered at the Church of St. Joseph
on Sunday, the 5th of October at 11:30 in the morning.

Reception immediately following in the Parish Center.

PATIO PAVERS

memorial bricksWe will continue to gratefully accept new paver orders, compile them and order them so they will be installed in the patio in the warm weather of spring. They are a lovely, everlasting way to honor a special someone or a special event in your life.
Please find a paver order form in the entrance of the church or here on our church paver form.

Mapping Ebola for Relief Workers

ebola mapThis workshop will be tonight: September 25th at 7:00 at St. Marks AND
Oct. 1st at 6:00 at the Berkshire Athenaeum

Contribute Today and MAP FOR HUMANITY!
Register for this easy to learn and then map on your own time or, sponsor this hands-on workshop.

Join world-wide contributors and help create the maps which are being used in the fight against Ebola.

Easy to make, these maps are for first responders including the World Health Organization (WHO), Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders and others.

It is quick and very easy to learn. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Come to the workshop and learn how to plot the paths and roadways to remote villages using an easy mapping program and satellite images.

First responders need your help today.
This is a one hour workshop. Join this remarkable opportunity to contribute and truly make a difference.

***********************************
Please Register in Advance

For more information contact Theresa Clary <tclary@mapHome.com>

Other Information:
-workshop participants must be computer literate and intent savvy.
-Participants need a computer and an internet connection so they can create the maps at home.
-Bring laptops only–no ipads
-Sponsor a workshop-provide room with internet connection and publicity