Baby girl Bahati was born on May 15, 2021. Her family came to the US in 2018 from a Tanzania refugee camp. Her family are members of St. Elizabeth. Pierre and his family arrived in Richmond on June 29, 2021. They are from Bujumbura, Burundi.
ST. ELIZABETH SCRIPTURE CLASS STARTING You are welcome to join the Scripture class in September 2021 to study 1 & 2 Corinthians and The Book of Psalms. New members will start with four sessions on Bible history happening Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 6-8pm on Zoom. Contact Rita Hatchett at [email protected] or text 804 229-1999 by July 27, 2021. In June, the 2021 Scripture Class celebrated completing a year of study.
• • • • • • • • • ST. ELIZABETH’S CENTENNIAL PLANNING COMMITTEE We are in search of your family’s stories and photos, and volunteers to serve on the Centennial Planning Committee. This blog post explains three ways you help tell the history of St. Elizabeth. Contact Connie: text or call 804-402-2405 or email at [email protected].
• • • • • • • • • ST. ELIZABETH FUNDRAISER COMING IN AUGUST You have an opportunity to fundraise for St. Elizabeth without the headaches of traditional fundraisers. We will sell flavored popcorn with St. Elizabeth keeping 50% of the sales. The popcorn has great flavors like Carmel-Diem, Holla-Peno, In Queso Fire, Little Kettle That Could, My Main Cheese, and Sergeant Salt & Pepper. Double Good Gourmet Popcorn Fundraising is 100% VIRTUAL: No paperwork to fill out, no cash to collect and no product to distribute. GET PAID QUICKLY: This fundraising Event is four days long which means that we get our payout faster! NO PRODUCT TO HANDLE: They will pop, pack and ship all orders right to the supporter anywhere in the USA. Visit www.doublegood.com to see how others have benefited from this type of fundraising.
• • • • • • • • • PRAYER SERVICE FOR HAITI Mark your calendars for this special event on Wednesday, August 18 at 1 pm. With the recent assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, prayers for Haiti are needed now more than ever. You can join the prayer service in person at St. Elizabeth or via livestream. • • • • • • • • •
DOCUMENTARY ABOUT MONUMENT AVENUE VPM, Richmond’s public broadcasting station, produced a documentary about the Confederate monuments on Monument Avenue. It’s a history of the city told through the monuments. It features archival images and interviews with 30 local historians, teachers, journalists, politicians and activists. Watch “How The Monuments Came Down” on VPM [LINK].
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RICHMOND CITY REVIEW BOARD TASK FORCE If you or someone you know is struggling to pay rent, you may be eligible for rental assistance for past rent owed and ongoing rental needs. Virginia will be receiving extra federal dollars for stabilizing housing and distributing it to those in need. Visit https://www.dhcd.virginia.gov/rmrp for more information.
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