Posted: 27 Aug 2011
I know it is still summer for a couple more weeks, but I thought I would email to tell you a little bit about what is going on right now at Bruton so that we are ready to return for the fall.
1. The Canterbury opening service will be in Wren chapel at 9:30 am on Sunday, August 21st. This is to welcome our new members, so there will be a welcome brunch in the Parish House after the service. If you meet any new students who seem like they might interested, please invite them (or even offer to meet them before and walk over together so they don't get lost or feel awkward!). Sunday 5:30pm Canterbury services (in the Church) will resume the next week. If you miss the opening service on the 21st and want to go visit Bruton because you've missed it over the summer (or just want to go to Church), there will be a service of Evening Prayer at Bruton at 5:30 pm.
2. The last edition of the Chronicle (Bruton's newsletter) announced that gluten-free communion wafers are now available at Bruton. If you need a gluten free wafer, just ask the clergy when you go up to receive communion. I will ask Fr. Kerr and tell you in the next email if this applies to Wren services as well, and, if so, how.
3. Bruton's annual book sale will be held over Labor day weekend, and they will probably ask us for volunteers soon. They need volunteers from Monday August 29th - Wednesday the 31st for set up. It would be great if we could get a group of Canterburians to help. It makes the Parish very happy and is very helpful for the other members of the parish, many of whom are elderly and probably shouldn't be expected to all of the large boxes of books. They have already asked members of the congregation to volunteer through the newsletter, so if anyone wants to volunteer you can email email@example.com
with date(s) and time(s) you are available (if you already know your schedule), your phone number and your email address. Please also include your name, because they may not know who all of us are from our email addresses. For those of us who (so far) have no idea what our schedules will look like, we can probably just drop by when we have a couple of hours free.
I think that's all so far. I will send out an email once we are all back in Williamsburg with anything else we might need to know.
Enjoy the last two weeks of summer!