St. Patrick’s fall services and activities
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Kenwood is moving into fall with new hours for Sunday services, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee hour after each service. The choir, led by Diane Melder, returns from its summer break on Sept. 16, at the 10:30 a.m. service. The choir welcomes new members; if you are interested, contact the church at 833-4228.
The Kenwood Farmers Market takes place on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the field in front of the church, with its final market of the year on Sept. 30.
Adult education continues with two 10 a.m. classes on Wednesdays, Sept. 19 and 26, “Telling Our Faith Stories.” Then starting on Oct. 3 there will be a six-week class, “Following the Way of Jesus,” on Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. This class, led by the Rev. Donna Ross, will discuss the book Jesus: The Human Face of God, by Jay Parini (available on Amazon). All classes are in the Common Room behind the church sanctuary.
On Sunday, Oct. 7, there will be only one service, at 10 a.m., followed by a Ministry Fair in Stevenson Hall. Come find out what St. Patrick’s has to offer, and all the different ways you can participate in the life of the parish.
The church is always collecting new socks (preferably white) for the Open Table Ministry at the Church of the Incarnation in Santa Rosa, as well as non-perishable food and diapers for FISH of Santa Rosa. Unopened travel-sized toiletries are also being gathered for FISH of Sonoma. If you have anything to drop off, please bring it on Sundays, or contact the church.
Every Saturday morning, the Redwood Empire Food Bank distributes food for people affected by the fires, 8:45-9:30 a.m. in the front parking lot. No proof of income is required.
St. Patrick’s, the Rev. Doyle Dietz Allen, Rector, is located at 9000 Sonoma Hwy. in Kenwood, across from the Kenwood Fire Station. For more information call 833-4228.