On Sunday, October 5, 2014 (St. Francis Day), St. Alban’s had its annual Blessing of the Animals. The Feast of St. Francis of comes each year on October 4, and Episcopal parishes often celebrate this festival on or near this date.
The following are general pictures from Bishop Wright’s August 24, 2014 visitation. Thanks to Robin Arnold for being our photographer for the event!
On August 24, 2014, Bishop Wright baptized Anna Grace McGarity during his visit to St. Alban’s. The following are pictures of the baptism.
Thanks to Caroline Nash for contributing them!
On Sunday, July 20, 2014, past and current members of St. Alban’s Choir performed together in our first choir reunion. The choir then got together for lunch after church at the Cotton Cafe in Monroe.
Thanks to Robin Arnold and Riley Tucker for their photography!
The following are some pictures from the FISH Market Pavilion, taken on July 1, 2014.
Pentecost Sunday was June 8, 2014.
On May 3, 2014, the members of St. Alban’s gathered together in their finest Derby gear to watch California Chrome win the 2014 Kentucky Derby. Everyone was decked out for the occasion.
Shrove Tuesday, which is sometimes known as “Pancake Tuesday”, is the day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. As the name “Pancake Tuesday” suggests, many people celebrate the day by eating pancakes.
St. Alban’s is no exception. Our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper took place on March 4, 2014.
In addition to the Shrove Tuesday festivities, we also celebrated Charles Henson’s ninetieth birthday. Happy birthday, Charles!
On Sunday, December 15, 2013, St. Alban’s had its annual Christmas party.
On the evening of November 20, 2013, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church received a visitation from Rt. Rev. Robert Wright, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Bishop Wright gave a presentation on stewardship at the St. Alban’s Pledge Party.
Pictures from the event are below. Thanks to Robin Arnold for being our photographer!